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There was uneasiness in the air between the members of the Killeen Police Department and the residents in attendance at the community forum.

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HARKER HEIGHTS — Pausing only briefly to celebrate a milestone completed, several new Killeen Independent School District high school graduates seemed poised to keep pushing to the future.

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It’s time for Central Texas residents to get their “geek” on, and Central Texas College is preparing for a bigger turnout than ever before. With more than 1,500 wristbands sold last year, GeekFest staff are expecting to see that number of people or even more this year.

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Isaiah Immanuel Fears, 17, was arraigned Thursday on a charge of burglary with intent to commit theft, according to an arrest affidavit.

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While the Killeen and Copperas Cove school districts “met standard” on the state accountability ratings this year and last year, a closer look at the scores shows both districts improved their postsecondary readiness scores yet did slightly worse on their student achievement scores.

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Not only the children were dancing at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on Wednesday. Their caregivers also got up, doing a “Reading Hokey Pokey” and other dances during the weekly program.

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WOLFFORTH, Texas — As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and m…

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A local, community-based drama ministry, KZFrazier Drama, will bring its latest play, “Tempest” to the Vive Les Arts Theatre in Killeen at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The theater is at 3401 S. W.S. Young Drive.

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Members of the Killeen Economic Development Corporation and the city’s chamber of commerce know what industries they want to attract to the city. That vision relies on aligning economic development efforts with the research planned and underway at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

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For the first time since 2015, the Killeen Police Department’s twice-a-year community forum will be held in north Killeen. The 6 p.m. Thursday forum will be at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.

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Two employees from Century Signs of Killeen installed a Red Lion Hotel sign at 803 E. Central Expressway off U.S. Highway 190 on Monday afternoon. The hotel was formerly a Howard Johnson hotel. The hotel was listed for sale in June with 132 rooms.It originally opened in 1984 as a full-servic…

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As many area children are getting their school uniforms ready for the first day of school, one educational institution is asking residents to get a different outfit ready for this weekend — their “geeky” outfit.

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Part of the stated mission of the city of Killeen is to provide services and facilities that improve the quality of life of residents. That mission could be in jeopardy if proposed budget cuts to the community services department — the city’s overhauled parks and recreation department — are …

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Before he was selected to become the next police chief of Killeen, before he had even stepped into a room for the formal interview process, Charles “Chuck” Kimble got a glimpse at what challenges were in his future as he spoke with concerned residents at the Killeen Community Center.