There a a few near you in Temple like Estes. Chalk Mountain Services is in The Cove. I also think that Paschal Truck Lines does some hiring out of Copperas Cove. Another one I think is Epes. If I can think of any more I'll post them.
I live a couple of hours north of you in. Waxahachie. You still may be better off coming to Dallas or going to Austin if you have trouble finding a company.
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Unless Chalk has changed they require experience before they'll hire you. They used to be great to work for, but it's a job that can go away fast since they were (are?) primarily oilfield trucking delivering frac sand.