So interesting to read this letter to the editor because it highlights one of the concerns I have with this CTC Board tax vote.

The letter, “Killeen reader thanks candidates who have chosen to run for office” by “Jimmy Towers, Kiileen, Texas” really should have been, “Jimmy Towers, Cha…

I hope my second comment can also be posted:

So interesting to read one of this morning’s letters to the editor because it highlights one of the concerns I have with this CTC Board tax vote.

The letter, “Killeen reader thanks candidates who have chosen to run for office” by “Jimm…

Excellent that the editor brings this topic front and center. But there are some differences that must be highlighted regarding this sentence, “But residents have a right to ask why they’re being asked to pay higher rates…”
Yes we do and each taxing entity has chosen to respond to those …

Shame on the board for not timely calling for a special election that would have allowed Central Texans the ability to vote for somebody they thought would best serve the community, the KISD, and the kids.

Carlyle Walton's resignation was in May, if the reports are correct in the paper…

This was an excellent article, but the absence of comments I suspect is because so many are afraid to take this on, since this seems to be the regional third rail of politics.

But I’m not running for office so here is my input, that I hope provokes further dialogue.

First, to tho…

A disheartening accident and condolences and thoughts go to the family for an unimaginable loss.

This is the second news report I've read of this. Both stated that the boat driver was arrested and will be held until charges can be determined. How can somebody be arrested with no charge…

Our junior military members should not be buying homes when their tours are just 2-3 years at Fort Hood. Specialists and Lieutenants are putting themselves in financial holes. Should they know better??? Their leaders should and should (and likely are) providing counsel. Rent your home!! But …

WOW - what a compilation of articles. Extraordinarily well done, KDH.

So many take-aways but the single most-important to me is the difference between a Belton city manager-centric negotiation versus a rushed Killeen City Council negotiation. Belton has reduced risk and set conditions…

And from the DoD Directive, " In keeping with the traditional concept that members on active duty should not engage in partisan political activity, and that members not on active duty should avoid inferences that their political activities imply or appear to imply official sponsorship, …

Two interesting viewpoints. The FOR is at http://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2016/08/dont-box-retired-generals-out-politics/130667/ and the AGAINST is at http://www.npr.org/2016/08/03/488442470/gen-dempsey-to-fellow-officers-stay-off-the-political-battlefield