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

"It became apparent over the course of the last few weeks that political considerations often outweighed common sense "

How can an editor use such a false choice cliché??? You imply with this sentence that political considerations and "common sense" are mutually in…

I think the editor is trying to have it both ways with this editorial.

By declaring that it is not the city manager's job to find funding options ("winners and losers, your words), you have 180-degree changed a previous editorial position when you previously declared that the inte…

A great story and an even better pic - nothing beats the smile of a young kid with a fish!