Is it worth the risk?
When the Killeen City Council held its second and final public hearing on the proposed city budget last week, seven residents stepped forward to speak.
The city got just what it asked for.
On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas with 130 mph winds and historic, torrential rainfall that devastated a wide swath of southeastern Texas.
The waiting is almost over.
How do you want the city to spend your tax money?
The reality of Killeen’s budget crunch just hit home.
On Tuesday, the membership of Killeen’s Vive Les Arts Theatre was given the opportunity to decide the fate of the theater. Did members make the right decision in voting to keep the financially troubled theater open? More importantly, did they have the right to make that decision?
If your accountant told you that the IRS was probably going to audit your taxes, what would you do?
The ongoing drama involving the planned closing of Killeen’s Vive Les Arts Theatre is itself worthy of the stage.
Don’t look now, but the completion date for the audit into Killeen’s finances has been moved back — again.
When the curtain comes down for the last time at the Vive Les Arts Theatre next month, it will mark the end of an era.
Killeen residents have a right to wonder what’s going on with the investigative audit into the city’s finances.
When retired Gen. Robert M. Shoemaker died last week at the age of 93, he left the Killeen-Fort Hood community with an enduring legacy of service.
If you don’t agree with an unfavorable report, try to discredit the people who wrote it.
Killeen city and school officials failed the taxpayers last week.
Remember the ongoing audit into Killeen’s financial dealings?
Flags tell the story this Memorial Day.
Skyrocketing county tax appraisals in Harker Heights and Killeen are more than just a heavy burden for affected property owners.
Ron Olson is a man with a plan — lots of them, in fact.
A Houston-based auditing firm is looking for answers into Killeen’s troubled financial past.
It’s decision day in Killeen.
At the very least, the timing was unfortunate.
The long municipal and school board election season hits the home stretch Monday, with the start of early voting.
Easter is here, and its arrival seems especially welcome this year.
Early voting for Killeen City Council and school board elections begins in two weeks.
It’s obvious Jim Kilpatrick doesn’t really want an audit.
Today is the beginning of Sunshine Week, a national initiative designed to promote discussion of the importance of open government and freedom of information.
Killeen’s residents deserve a full-scale investigation of the city’s finances. Period.
Killeen will need additional revenue over the next 10 years to meet crucial infrastructure needs.
In just over two months, Killeen residents will pick four members to the City Council.
One week remains in the candidate filing period for local elections — and for the first time in eight years, it appears Killeen will have an election in all four of its district races.
Last summer, when the Killeen City Council was scrambling to bridge a multimillion-dollar shortfall in the municipal budget, residents demanded a forensic audit to get to the bottom of the city’s financial woes.
In less than two weeks, Killeen will have a city manager, for the first time in nearly a year.
Once again, the issue of revitalizing the Killeen’s Rancier Avenue corridor is on the table.
Killeen has a crime problem, and residents are rightfully concerned.
The Texas Education Agency’s new system for rating school districts received a failing grade from educators across the state Friday — which was hardly a surprise.
Today marks the dawn of a new year, the date traditionally associated with fresh starts and new beginnings.
In some ways, Christmas seems to be all about the packaging.
It’s that time of year when discussions of “the war on Christmas” make their way into the national news media.
Killeen’s interim city manager and city council seem to be in a big hurry to shore up the city’s finances.
The success — or failure — of the long-awaited investigation of the city’s troubled finances is in the hands of the Killeen City Council.
Whatever happened to the Killeen City Council’s efforts to rein in spending?
The Killeen City Council is apparently moving ahead on a new city manager search, but there’s much to be done before a new top executive is in place.
For the Killeen City Council, it’s back to the drawing board.
After interviewing three finalists for the Killeen city manager’s position Saturday, the City Council failed to reach a decision on filling the post.
For the second time in six months, Killeen council members have named an interim city manager.