• February 24, 2017

Bob Massey

Bob Massey
  • Bob Massey
  • Correspondent Writer
  • Bob Massey, 60, joined the KDHConnects network in December 2012. He is the designated correspondent for the Harker Heights Herald, where he covers civic organizations, the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce and other events. His photos and stories also appear in the Killeen Daily Herald. Massey served as the public information officer for the Killeen Independent School District for 21 years. Before retiring in 2011, he also worked as a producer, writer, announcer, video editor and videographer for KISD-TV, the school district’s cable access television station. Massey sings in several vocal groups, including The Texas Country Gentleman Barbers
Famous people I’ve met include Bob Hope

You’re going to think this is a quirky column, and I honestly agree, but I thought it would be interesting to share with you some of the famous people I’ve been privileged to meet, shaken hands with and interviewed while I was a radio station news director — or came in fairly close contact with them at an event.

Maybe you’ve met some famous people, too, and possibly some of the same ones.

TxDOT hosts U.S. 190 expansion meeting

HARKER HEIGHTS — About 70 people, including residents, contractors from surrounding cities and others, attended a public meeting Tuesday hosted by the Texas Department of Transportation to present the proposed expansion of U.S. Highway 190 through the city limits of Harker Heights, Nolanville and Belton.

The meeting, held at the Activities Center at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, was to present the proposed design and solicit public input, according to Ken Roberts, public information officer representing the TxDOT Waco District.

Heights American Legion honors police officer, firefighter of the year

HARKER HEIGHTS — The members of Jack D. Levy American Legion Post 573 honored fire department firefighter/paramedic Ray Gandara and police Officer Cesar Valdez as officers of the year during a ceremony Friday at the post.

Gandara is a driver/operator and paramedic at the HHFD. He began working with the department in 2010.

Nolanville bans use of devices by drivers

NOLANVILLE — With a unanimous vote of the City Council on Thursday, Nolanville became the first city in Bell County to pass an ordinance prohibiting the use of wireless communication devices, such as cellphones, while driving.

Nolanville joins 90 other cities in Texas that already have an ordinance in place addressing the issue and spelling out consequences.

Longtime Heights band conductor dies at 85

Carlton Morris, longtime conductor of the Heights Concert Band and a Harker Heights resident, died Tuesday at Scott & White Medical Center-Temple. He was 85.

Morris was the founder and conductor of the band, which performed its first concert 39 years ago.

More

History of KDH News

Memories of the Old Killeen Daily Herald Part I

The Killeen Daily Herald was special to many of it's staffer. I was there in 1971 - 1972 and f...

Memories of the Killeen Daily Herald Part II

This is part 2. The Killeen Daily Herald was special to many of it's staffer. I was there in 1971...

Memories of the Killeen Daily Herald Part III

This is part 3. There is some duplication of the previous parts. The Killeen Daily Herald was spe...

Memories of the Killeen Daily Herald Part IV

This is part 4 with some duplication. The Killeen Daily Herald was special to many of it's staffe...