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COPPERAS COVE — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz visited the Copperas Cove Walmart Saturday to help with the annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive. The event was hosted by the Copperas Cove Independent School District.

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COPPERAS COVE — The Copperas Cove Independent School District’s fourth annual Stuff the Bus event, benefitting homeless and at-risk students, kicked off Friday at Walmart in what was called a great turnout, according to spokeswoman Wendy Sledd. Walmart staff loaded the first supplies onto a …

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District-specific scores on the spring 2018 State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) show that Killeen secondary school students generally rank lower than those at other school districts in the area.

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In a grand welcome that mixed motivation and inspiration, Killeen school district leaders on Tuesday applauded its newest teachers for choosing a career that changes lives.

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Harker Heights Community Park was full of people looking to play a little softball and have fun on a sunny Saturday, and it was all to support two good causes rolled into one.

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Open enrollment for students new to the Killeen Independent School District begins from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at each student’s home campus and will continue through Thursday. 

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Whether you’re in need of book bags, blackboard chalk or bell-bottom pants, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and certain other items during the state’s sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Su…

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The Killeen school board received a report on 2018 certified property values from the Tax Appraisal District of Bell County at its workshop Tuesday — and the numbers were lower than the board had anticipated.

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Killeen school district Deputy Superintendent Desmontes Stewart has been named the lone finalist for the Gainesville school district superintendent position, according to a news release.

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The Central Texas College Continuing Education department’s College for Kids classes continues into August with a variety of courses directed to youngsters three years to high school-age. Classes combine fun and hands-on learning in the studies of science, computers, arts and crafts, life sk…

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The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees approved contracts for several construction and renovation projects at its meeting Tuesday.

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The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees had not yet reached a decision about whether to purchase a special budgeting module after a demonstration of the software at a workshop Thursday morning. 

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Lost revenue from disabled veteran property tax exemptions were the topic of note at a rare joint session of the Killeen City Council and Killeen school district board of trustees Thursday.

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Manor Middle School Principal Jennifer Washington was named director of student hearings with the Killeen school district Thursday, according to a news release.

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KNCT-TV will cease broadcasting at midnight Aug. 31, the Central Texas College Board of Trustees announced Tuesday, during its June workshop.

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Most Texas students for the spring 2018 administrations successfully met grade level or achieved higher level performance on all five State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) end-of-course assessments, according to the Texas Education Agency.

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The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees Tuesday approved a 2 percent pay raise for teachers and other employees. In addition, the board authorized starting work on the $426 million bond program for construction and renovation.

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Several summer school programs started throughout the Killeen Independent School District on Monday, including standardized test remediation and the extended school year program.