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Killeen Independent School District Superintendent John Craft said a change to the current high school lunch policy is needed for the upcoming school year.
Candidates for four Killeen City Council district seats and two Killeen Independent School District board of trustees seats took part in a May 6 election forum at the Killeen Community Center.
The LULAC Herencia Council No. 4297 and the Stars and Stripes Exchange Club are hosting a political forum Thursday with candidates running in the Killeen City Council and Killeen Independent School District school board elections on May 6.
Robert “Bob” Snyder, KISD School Board Candidate, Place 5
Marvin Rainwater--KISD School Board Candidate, Place 5
Gerald Dreher, KISD School Board Candidate, Place 5
Lonnie Farrow, KISD School Board Candidate, Place 5
Carlyle Walton, KISD School Board Candidate, Place 5
Editor’s note: In advance of the May 6 election, the Daily Herald is asking candidates’ opinions about issues facing the district.
The deadline for candidates to withdraw their names from the May 6 Killeen City Council ballot expired Friday with all 13 candidates remaining in the race.
Vantonio Fraley, Killeen City Council, District 3 Candidate
Shirley Fleming, Killeen City Council, District 1 Candidate
Larry Smith, Killeen City Council, District 2 Candidate
Holly Teel, Killeen City Council, District 1 Candidate
Steve Harris, Killeen City Council, District 4 Candidate
The Killeen Independent School District in the last year had three major hurdles to address.
The open filing period for the May 6 elections closed Friday with the Killeen City Council and Killeen Independent School District seats set for competitive races.
One of two incumbents in the Killeen school board race said Thursday he plans to run for re-election; however, school officials say no one has officially entered the race for the May 6 election.
The filing period for the May 6 election of the Killeen Independent School District’s board of trustees opened two weeks ago, and as of late Wednesday, no candidates had filed, school officials said.
Two more candidates filed for Killeen City Council seats during the open-filing period for the May 6 city election.
Former Killeen Councilman Steve Harris filed for the council’s District 4 seat Friday during the open-filing period for the May 6 city election.
All four current district seatholders on the council filed for re-election Tuesday during the first day of the open filing period.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. John Carter, R-Round Rock, and Roger Williams, R-Austin, will take on some important roles in the recently sworn-in 115th Congress.
AUSTIN — Neither Scott Cosper’s father, Wayne, nor his wife, Christy, could have foreseen the situation they were in Tuesday afternoon. Both stood next to the new House representative for District 54 as he was sworn in, along with 149 other representatives at the state Capitol.
The Killeen City Council will vote to adopt its “legislative principles” for the 85th Texas Legislature at its regular meeting Tuesday.
COPPERAS COVE — The City Council canvassed and declared the official vote totals in the runoff elections Dec. 13 between Dan Yancey and Chuck Taylor, and between Jay Manning and Gary Kent, during a special workshop Wednesday.
AUSTIN — Journalists and interested community members from around the state gathered on the University of Texas campus Tuesday for a sneak peek of the upcoming 85th Texas Legislature at a preview symposium hosted by The Texas Tribune.