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Killeen City Council members shared sharp words Tuesday during a discussion on a proposed moratorium for residential construction sponsored by Councilman Steve Harris.

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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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It’s no secret the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport is facing challenges — from revenue to passengers to infrastructure — but even after funneling more than $700,000 to marketing it over the past three years, the bleeding hasn’t stopped.

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The Killeen City Council will vote on hiring a contractor to develop the 2017 Water and Wastewater Master Plan and will consider a separate measure to bring city sewer lines to 101 homes in the Tucker Subdivision and rehabilitate other pipes.

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As the public awaits results of a special audit of Killeen finances, questions remain about whether auditors are seeking important documents. If auditors are looking, can they find documents stored all over town?

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The ongoing saga over the move of Killeen City Hall to a complex in downtown Killeen took a sharp left turn Tuesday when City Manager Ron Olson announced the City Council would be staying put in its aging home on College Street.

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After meeting in closed session twice Tuesday to discuss the audit into Killeen's city finances, council members announced a delay of at least two weeks in seeing results in seven key areas of an investigation into the city’s finances.

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Killeen City Councilman Steve Harris requested discussion of a 2013 agreement authorizing the creation of the Turnbo Ranch subdivision Wednesday, asking for an investigation of possible “secret collusion” in negotiations between city officials and Killeen developer Bruce Whitis’ WB Development.

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The Killeen City Council discussed authorizing an outside review of sales tax revenues at its workshop Tuesday, potentially identifying funds that have not been gathered over previous fiscal years.

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Only three months into his administration, Killeen City Manager Ron Olson is proving his commitment to running the city in a way vastly different than his predecessors. In his first 100 days — a milestone he reached this past week — Olson has set an ambitious course to streamline an oft-rudd…

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The Killeen City Council engaged in a lively debate on good parenting practices prior to the first of two public hearings to renew the city’s juvenile curfew ordinance at its regular meeting Tuesday.

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A former Killeen firefighter arrested April 6 on charges of misappropriating local firefighter association funds also used a city credit card to purchase personal items, according to a city document obtained by the Herald and a city official.

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After a point of order vote nearly derailed the conversation before it began, the Killeen City Council debated the possible outsourcing of the fire department’s EMS and ambulance services at its workshop Tuesday.