Coverage: 14th annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference
Friday marked the opening of the 14th annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, one of the largest gatherings of nonfiction authors and reporters in the nation. As is typical for the conference, an impressive array of talent was slated for roundtable panels and keynote speeches throughout the weekend.
Read more about the conference here.
The Killeen City Council will vote on a $338,400 contract with Freese & Nichols to develop the 2017 Water and Wastewater Master Plan. Read more
Special Section: The New Frontier
A special report on municipal utility districts.
- Controversial future development shapes Killeen's growth
- Killeen developer doubles down on family ties for Belton MUD
- Belton MUD shows stark differences from counterpart in Killeen
- Killeen needs millions for projects related to Turnbo Ranch subdivision
- MUD denizens will pay the same as city residents for water supply
As Killeen school officials were about to tout improvements in special education, a parent said services haven’t been delivered to her daughter. Read more
Special Section: Quest for an Audit
A special report on Killeen's search.
- Editor's note: Quest for an Audit
- 'Burden of proof' on Killeen as investigation nears
- Killeen city manager provides focus on audit to council
- Council candidates, incumbents weigh in on forensic audit
- Editorial: Full audit, not scaled-back investigation, way to restore trust
- Warnings: Signs of struggle along the way
- Audit timeline
- Audit status
- Audit types
KEMPNER — Around 25 customers of the Kempner Water Supply Corporation gathered at the group’s monthly board meeting Wednesday to protest concerns with water quality, health and a lack of information from the corporation. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has already achieved one of its two mandates: With the unemployment rate at just 4.4 percent, the Fed has essentially maximized employment. Read more
About 30 city officials and residents gathered at the Killeen Community Center to meet the six finalists in the race to be the next Killeen chief of police Thursday, July 20, 2017.
The ongoing drama involving the planned closing of Killeen’s Vive Les Arts Theatre is itself worthy of the stage. Read more
When the curtain comes down for the last time at the Vive Les Arts Theatre next month, it will mark the end of an era. Read more
Killeen residents have a right to wonder what’s going on with the investigative audit into the city’s finances. Read more
When retired Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker died last week at the age of 93, he left the Killeen-Fort Hood community with an enduring legacy of service. Read more
LONDON (AP) — The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard dropped their legal bid Monday to send him to the United States for an experimental treatment after new medical tests showed that the window of opportunity to help him had closed. Read more
Did you know that some of the products that you see at drugstores like CVS are also at The Dollar Tree?
Did you know that Cici's Pizza has an App that has a rewards program? You can earn rewards and get special offers thru the App!
Are your kids bored already? Are they lacking the creative funk? Give them some inspiration by painting rocks and surprising complete strangers! Do your kids like to draw and paint? Are they full of wisdom and want to share a quote? Get the creative juices flow and let the scavenger hunt begin!