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The piercing scrape of a circular saw cutting through a steel beam causes Mike Austin, co-owner of Christell’s Flowers in downtown Killeen, to cover his ears.
Beginning Aug. 31, all 254 counties in Texas will have to abide by the same rules for handling evictions, a process that previously remained open to interpretation by local small-claims courts.
Fort Hood officials said 99 reporters from 41 local, national and international media agencies passed through the East Gate on Tuesday to cover the trial of accused Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan.
With characteristic frankness, Killeen Mayor Dan Corbin threatened to pull funding from the Killeen Economic Development Corporation if it doesn’t meet the needs of the City Council.
Last month, two Fort Hood soldiers joined the Army’s elite.
Fort Hood officials said 99 reporters from 41 local, national and international media agencies passed through the East Gate Tuesday to cover the trial of accused Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan.
Mary Bracht said her dreams of publishing a book began as an English student in the Killeen public school system.
Killeen area chefs will be showing off their finest recipes at this year’s Flavors of Central Texas food festival, a community event that features plates from 26 area eateries.
Tired of daily detours and driving between concrete barricades? Get used to it.
Over the clamoring of aluminum cans and cranking of a rusty conveyer belt, Centroplex Recycling Center manager Earsel Hyden fans through a stack of dollar bills.
HARKER HEIGHTS — One person is dead after a pickup truck drove off a steep embankment and caught fire Friday in an affluent subdivision.
Herald/ BRANDON JANES
Bell County Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke pronounced a person is dead after a pick-up truck drove off a ledge and caught fire in an affluent subdivision of Harker Heights Friday afternoon.
After one year as mayor of Killeen, Dan Corbin gave a cautiously optimistic appraisal of the city during his State of the City address on Thursday at city hall.
Killeen City Councilman Jonathan Okray requested a review of Tuesday’s council meeting, claiming Mayor Dan Corbin violated the rules of legislative deliberation.
Restoring Nolan Creek to fishable, swimmable status is the goal of a new stakeholders group formed for the Nolan Creek Watershed, which met for the first time Wednesday in Killeen.
Killeen police work the scene of a car crash this morning following a police chase at Long Branch Park.
After eight months, two failed attempts and dozens of hours of negotiations, the Killeen City Council consented to the creation of Bell County Municipal Utility District No. 2 on Tuesday.
The Killeen City Council is at a major crossroads with Bell County Municipal Utility District No. 2.
Killeen Mayor Dan Corbin’s has relinquished the post of state commander for the American Legion Department of Texas, after completing a year at the head of the state’s biggest advocate for veterans’ benefits.
Paula Miller, Killeen’s longest serving city secretary, made preserving Killeen’s history a hallmark of her 20 years as the city’s chief bookkeeper.
The Killeen City Council is set to vote Tuesday on an agreement to allow a nearly 1,400-acre subdivision to be developed in the city’s extraterritorial district.
In cities like Killeen, where the council reflects its population’s diverse racial makeup, often the people running the city do not.
Killeen police department blocked Robinett Road near Stan Schlueter Loop on Wednesday after threats were made to a nearby residence. The claims were false.
Two similar threats Wednesday — one in Harker Heights and the other in Killeen — turned out to be false alarms.
A plan to implement mandatory citywide recycling in the city of Killeen is getting mixed reviews across the city.
Herald/ BRANDON JANES The Killeen Police Department blocked off Robinett Road near Stan Schlueter Loop Wednesday after false threats were made to a residence nearby.
The Killeen Police Department has confirmed that a threat made to a residence in West Killeen was false.
A proposal to implement citywide mandatory recycling in Killeen drew less of a debate over the environment and more over the city’s finances at the Killeen City Council workshop Tuesday.
Today’s Killeen City Council debate over citywide, mandatory curbside recycling will begin with a new financial analysis.
From the shop foreman to the assistant city manager, management of the once-dysfunctional Killeen Fleet Services Division is full of new faces.
Killeen’s fiscal year 2013-2014 budget includes funding two new code enforcement officers but no new police officers, a plan that may change as budget talks continue through the summer.
Rainfall totals this week reached more than double the average for July, but the numbers have done little to replenish area lakes.
A 21-year-old Arkansas man facing a capital murder charge was arrested Tuesday in Copperas Cove on capital murder charges.
The Killeen City Council voted Tuesday to sell a 15-acre property on the western boundary of Skylark Field to the Killeen Economic Development Corporation.
A 21-year-old Arkansas man was arrested in Copperas Cove Tuesday on capital murder charges.
Martie Simpson became Killeen’s new executive director of finance Tuesday, after the Killeen City Council unanimously approved her appointment at its regular meeting.
The city of Killeen has named its new executive director of finance.
Slow drenching rains caused no major road traffic accidents or road closings in the Fort Hood area by Monday afternoon, state and local officials said.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for most of Central Texas, including all of Bell County.
The mercury rises into triple digits at 3 p.m. in Killeen’s 440 Plaza.
After one year at the helm of Killeen, City Manager Glenn Morrison submitted a bare-bones budget plan for fiscal year 2013-2014, which begins in October.
A fire in a downtown Killeen public apartment complex Friday ended in a total loss for the estimated 20 residents displaced by the blaze.
Flames engulfed the Moss Rose Homes apartment complex in downtown Killeen Friday, causing around 15 residents to be evacuated from the building. No injuries were reported.
Depositions have begun in a case stemming from a lawsuit filed in December against the city of Killeen by former Finance Director Barbara Gonzales.
Harker Heights residents may have missed an opportunity to campaign for $6 million in federal funds granted to the Killeen-Temple area for road projects.
While sales tax revenues are soaring statewide, sales in Killeen and Harker Heights are down compared to this time last year.
Killeen city staff chose a 42-year-old Salado woman to take over the position of city secretary at the end of the month.
Killeen City Manager Glenn Morrison proposed no property tax increase in his budget draft for the fiscal year 2013-2014, presented Tuesday to the Killeen City Council.
Feeling the crunch of budget cuts, this year’s Independence Day celebration at Fort Hood drew far fewer crowds than years past.
Authorities confirmed the death of a 13-year-old girl after an accident Sunday afternoon on Interstate 35 near Salado.
The Citizens for Soldiers club will have its monthly meeting and workday from noon to 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St., Belton.