There’s always one guarantee when you start redrawing school attendance zones: Some people are not going to be happy.
Bell County’s voting districts are about to change. The only question at this point is how much.
For the most part, parents like to see their children’s names and pictures in the local newspaper.
Parents of school-age children need timely, dependable information.
Killeen ISD’s COVID-19 dashboard is back.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This editorial was corrected on Aug. 23 to accommodate information provided by the Killeen Independent School District.
The coming month could be traumatic for our community.
Some opportunities are too important to pass up.
The coronavirus is back in Bell County — and it’s back with a vengeance.
One new building could make a huge difference.
The city of Killeen hired a new communications director last week.
To hear one writer tell it, there is something seriously wrong with Fort Hood and the surrounding community.
Killeen officials apparently have their work cut out for them.
Texas lawmakers will be returning to Austin a week from Thursday to begin a special legislative session.
Last weekend’s news of a mass shooting on Austin’s famed Sixth Street was disturbing enough.
Killeen’s roads are a mess.
Once again, several local cities are out of luck.
Something momentous happened this weekend.
Killeen residents living in District 4 will be heading to the polls soon for an election do-over.
Killeen is facing a decided lack of experience on its city council.
Rights come with responsibilities.
The investigative report on February’s massive hotel fire in Killeen has been released — but not without a fight.
It’s election time again.
Let the voters decide.
Killeen City Council members will consider the appointment of a new assistant city manager on Tuesday.
The Killeen Independent School District is facing a potential crisis.
A new grocery store is in the works for northeast Killeen.
Today isn’t just the beginning of Daylight Saving Time, which shifts more daylight to the evening hours. It also marks the start of Sunshine Week — an annual, national initiative designed to promote awareness and discussion of the importance of open government and freedom of information.
The recent severe weather that brought snow, ice and record low temperatures to the area may have receded, but it has left behind hundreds of harrowing tales of Central Texans struggling to survive without heat, light or water — many for five days, or more.
In times of crisis, coordination and communication are crucial.
You would think people would be tired of elections.
Killeen’s leaders need to take a closer look at how they’re governing.
What you don’t know can hurt you.
Will Killeen move its municipal election to the fall?
Critics of a proposed $51 million upscale apartment complex in north Killeen have complained that the city needs to focus its efforts toward getting a grocery store for the area instead.
Where was the Killeen EDC in all of this?
Killeen-area residents are starting the year with a piece of big news: Fort Hood’s name will be changing in the near future.
It’s hard for Central Texans to look back on the year just ending and remember a time when the coronarivus wasn’t a part of our daily lives.
The city of Killeen is making sure its first responders are well compensated for their long hours — but at what cost to the community at-large?
The Killeen City Council faces some big decisions on what direction the city’s growth and development should take.
The surge is coming to Central Texas.
Yet another initiative to revitalize downtown Killeen.
There’s little doubt that Killeen would benefit from a comprehensive plan to guide its future growth.
Editor’s note: Last week, the Herald was informed by the Killeen ISD communications director that the district would no longer share photos and feature stories with the newspaper. This was in response to the Herald using district-supplied feature photos to accompany Herald news articles. The…
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