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Rapper who graduated from Killeen High takes SXSW stage as signed solo artist  The Killeen Daily Herald

It's not SparkDawg's first time at the SXSW soundstage, but this year there are new expectations.

Police investigate murder of local high school student  KWTX

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old Central Texas high school student.

Killeen ISD student film chosen to compete in SXSW  KXXV News Channel 25

A Killeen ISD student's film has been chosen to compete in SXSW in March.

Killeen ISD High School plans taking shape  FOX 44 - KWKT

Killeen ISD board members got a look at a revised plan to renovate Killeen High School that would result in less disruption of student activities, but which would ...

Killeen: High school, middle school locked down as precaution  KWTX

Killeen's Gateway Middle School and High School were locked down Wednesday morning as a precaution because of an unspecified situation in the ...

Killeen High School football player presented Marine award

The U.S. Marine Corps and Max Preps teamed up to present Amir Ward with the Semper Fidelis Athlete of the Month award.

First look at newest Killeen high school  FOX 44 - KWKT

Killeen ISD has released the first artist rendering of what will be the newest high school in the district.

Bell County High school football players compete in army boot camp Olivia Levada 5:30 PM  KXXV News Channel 25

A group of Central Texas varsity football players got to see a little of what it's like to be soldiers on Wednesday.

Affidavit: Killeen high school student picks up, slams teacher trying to break up argument  KXXV News Channel 25

A Killeen Independent School District teacher was picked up and slammed to the ground while trying to break up an argument between two students.

Killeen: School board approves new school designs  KWTX

The Killeen School Board approved the design for two new elementary schools Tuesday night.

KISD bond: Some plans have changed | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

In May, residents voted to approve two bond projects totaling $426 million that would allow the Killeen Independent School District to take on several ...

Killeen ISD releases video mock-up of sixth high school  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District has released an animated video with imagery of its new high school to be.

Killeen ISD officials weighing whether to phase out IB program  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen schools in years to come may be short one route for students to earn college credit.

Killeen: High School fieldhouse named for retired trainer  KWTX

The Killeen ISD has renamed the field house at Killeen High School in honor of the district's longtime trainer, who retired on May 31 after 57 years of working ...

Killeen commission approves zoning change for high school  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Planning and Zoning Commission voted in favor of a rezoning request for the Killeen's school district's sixth high school off Chaparral Road at its ...

Killeen: Superintendent propose $98 million school makeover  KWTX

Killeen ISD Superintendent John Craft is proposing a $98 million makeover for Killeen High School.

Killeen school bomb threat was a hoax | Breaking  The Killeen Daily Herald

A 16 year old student was arrested by Killeen ISD police Wednesday morning on a felony charge of terroristic threat after crafting a written bomb threat while on ...

Killeen High School to get big facelift  FOX 44 - KWKT

A record bond issue approved by voters earlier this year will mean more than new buildings, but also a new look for some existing ones.

Killeen: Board members to review designs for new schools  KWTX

Killeen ISD school board members will get their first look at designs for new and renovated schools Tuesday night as part of the $426 million bond approved by ...

501 Killeen High School seniors earn diplomas | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON —With words of inspiration and gratitude, 501 Killeen High School seniors earned diplomas Saturday, celebrating a story they shared together and ...

Killeen Student Arrested Following Bomb Threat  Spectrum News

KILLEEN, Texas — A teenager is facing a felony charge after confessing to making a bomb threat on a Killeen ISD school bus. Threat written on sign-in sheet ...

New principals announced for two Killeen high schools  KXXV News Channel 25

Two new principals have been announced for the upcoming school year for two Killeen high schools.

It's mum season: 'Homecoming is big in Texas'  The Killeen Daily Herald

The tradition of homecoming is where Texas high school football meets alumni pride.

UPDATE: Parent brings loaded gun to Killeen High  FOX 44 - KWKT

A Killeen High School student's mother is charged with a felony after Killeen ISD police officers stopped her from entering the interior of the building and ...

Freedom Walk: Killeen students lead way in local 9/11 memorial  The Killeen Daily Herald

Through a thick shroud of gray clouds, the light of day trickled through as a community gathered together to remember and high school students led the way.

Killeen: High school trainer retires after 57 years  KWTX

After 57 years in the game, a central Texas high school athletic trainer is walking off the field for the last time.

Killeen: Coach resigns after inappropriate communications with student  KWTX

The district said the coach resigned before he could be terminated.

4 Killeen ISD school bands, dance teams perform in the 38th annual Spirit Spectacular  The Killeen Daily Herald

Beneath a rising moon Saturday, four Killeen Independent School District high school bands and dance teams showed off their spectacular spirit in an annual ...

Killeen ISD promotes 2 middle school principals to lead Shoemaker, Killeen High  The Killeen Daily Herald

Two middle school principals were promoted Wednesday to lead Killeen Independent School District high schools, district officials announced in a news ...

KISD board disputed the ranking of one construction management firm considered for a bond construction project  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen school board Tuesday approved all but one ranking of construction management firms considered to oversee $337.5 million worth of bond ...

Local high school football player does double duty as drum major  KWTX

A local high school senior does double duty under the Friday night lights, suiting up as an offensive lineman, and directing his school's marching band at ...

Killeen school officials look to staff, student and community input for suggestions on new high school  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a contract with PBK Architects, Inc. at its meeting Tuesday for construction of a new high ...

Proposed bond issue would help renovate Killeen High School  KWTX

KILLEEN, TX A major element in Killeen's May bond issue proposal includes sprucing up the outdated Killeen high school. The bond issue would help pay for ...

Local football player who also leads the band decides college future  KWTX

A Killeen high school senior who played on the football team and then directed the school's band at halftime from the podium in full pads has accepted an offer ...

Killeen: Fire destroys house near high school  KWTX

Fire destroyed a house Monday near Killeen High School.

A first for KISD — Killeen special needs students get their own prom  The Killeen Daily Herald

Moving to the universally popular music of today's youth, the teenagers danced together, a few couples, but mainly in loose groups of friends, girls wearing heels ...

UMHB men sport five honorees on All-Division team  KXXV News Channel 25

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men's basketball team placed four players on the American Southwest Conference All-Conference and All-West Division ...

Woman caught with handgun at local high school indicted  KWTX

A woman who was caught with a handgun at a local high school has been indicted.

City's biggest high school class ever — KHS class of '78 — reunites  The Killeen Daily Herald

Back when Killeen had only one high school and the population was somewhere around 45000 people, the old Red Lion disco over by Conder Park was a ...

FOOTBALL: Inspired by hometown school, Roos coach launches new tradition  The Killeen Daily Herald

Playing varsity football in high school is special for an athlete, especially in their senior year.

KISD updates status of current construction projects | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Voters in May approved two school construction bonds for a total of $426 million to build and renovate schools in KISD. Voter approval came after ...

Brett Williams to fill empty KISD board seat  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen Independent School District's newest board member, Brett Williams, is a product of the district he will now help lead.

Killeen: Bond set at $110,000 for cellphone theft suspect  KWTX

Bond is set at $110000 for a teenager arrested after a cellphone was stolen from a Killeen High school student by a suspect armed with a pocket knife.

Killeen ISD appoints three new middle school principals

Three Killeen ISD middle schools will be welcoming new principals next semester, the district announced Monday. Latisha Williams was appointed principal of ...

Killeen ISD to start on bond school construction  FOX 44 - KWKT

Killeen ISD officials are moving fast to get the historic program started as board members meet this Tuesday to consider construction planning.

Roos hold signing ceremony for 10 football players | Killeen  The Killeen Daily Herald

Neil Searcy witnessed 10 seniors from his very first class as head coach of the Kangaroos sign their national letters of intent Wednesday afternoon in the Killeen ...

Killeen High principal appointed to new post | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Susan Buckley, principal of Killeen High School, will soon be taking over as executive director of leadership for secondary schools in the Killeen Independent ...

KISD approved transition plans for East Ward | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

East Ward Elementary School will officially have a new home next school year, following a unanimous vote of the school board.

Killeen: High schoolers encouraged to enroll in fire academy  KWTX

The Killeen Fire Department needs firefighters and its chief is encouraging area high school students to enter the Killeen ISD's Fire Academy.

Killeen ISD board to vote on teacher, staff pay raise, start of $426 million bond program  FOX 44 - KWKT

The upcoming Killeen Independent School District school board meeting will be one of the busiest of the year.

Late surge sends Killeen past 5A-No. 7 Pflugerville Connally, 66-61  The Killeen Daily Herald

It was a long process. Killeen found itself in an immediate hole Monday afternoon, allowing visiting Pflugerville Connally, ranked seventh in Class 5A, to score ...

Free band concert this Sunday in Killeen | Local News  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Heights Concert Band will host a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Killeen High School Auditorium, 500 N. 38th St.

Killeen: School district names new special education director  KWTX

The Killeen ISD has named a new director of special education.

New facility construction to begin as early as 2019, KISD says  The Killeen Daily Herald

Work on new facilities in the Killeen Independent School District from the voter-approved bond program could begin as early as next year, according to district ...

BASKETBALL: Roos' House recovering after frightening fall, seizure during game last month  The Killeen Daily Herald

With just over five minutes to play left in the fourth quarter, Killeen junior Michael House was determined to help rally his team against one of District 12-6A's ...

New Killeen high school likely to be funded with bond election  The Killeen Daily Herald

A bond election has become the primary option for Killeen Independent School District to fund its plans to build a new high school and football stadium.

KISD Career Center students use ribbons, accessories to create homecoming memories  The Killeen Daily Herald

The tradition of homecoming is where Texas high school football meets alumni pride.

Killeen names fieldhouse after longtime athletic trainer  The Killeen Daily Herald

Just two weeks after longtime Killeen High School athletic trainer Al “Doc” Wilson retired, Killeen Independent School District school board members decided to ...

Killeen's old Pizza Palace now home to new Italian restaurant  The Killeen Daily Herald

Locals can get a taste of Italy at a newly opened Italian restaurant, La Gondola, in Killeen.

Killeen ISD to consider hiring more school police officers, dyslexia staff  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District board of trustees will be asked by Superintendent John Craft to approve the hiring of three additional police officers to ...

RUNNING ROO: Track has given former KHS standout and coach a rich, full life  The Killeen Daily Herald

Most people look at running as punishment. Mess up a play on the field, you run a lap. You're late to practice, run a lap. But for Carlos Quinones, running has ...

KISD honors academic all-stars | Living  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District honored the academic all-stars of the Class of 2018 and the teachers and mentors who helped them shine.

Man indicted in hit-and-run that killed local high school student  KWTX

Grand jurors Wednesday indicted a Central Texas man in a hit-and-run two years ago that claimed the life of a local high school student.

All signs point to fifth high school as KISD's next big need  The Killeen Daily Herald

Some Killeen school board candidates believe a fifth high school is needed to address the overcrowding at the KISD's public high schools.

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Wolves get sweep at Killeen  The Killeen Daily Herald

After starting District 12-6A with a road victory, Shoemaker went back to the drawing board after falling in its last two matches.

Mid-Year Graduation ceremony: 72 graduate from KISD high schools  The Killeen Daily Herald

Some finished later than originally scheduled and others finished ahead of their peers, but they all ended up on the same stage at Ellison High School to ...

Area schools to begin graduation ceremonies | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Hats will soon be flying as graduation season approaches with area colleges to hold graduation ceremonies this weekend, and local high schools to begin theirs ...

3 of 4 Killeen high schools fail in recent study  The Killeen Daily Herald

Three out of four Killeen hIgh schools failed a statewide school performance evaluation, according to results released Sunday.

Students selected for Region 8 Choir | News  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — Four S.C. Lee Junior High School eighth-grade choir students sang their hearts out before a panel of judges Saturday and they got more than just ...

Lawanda Parker | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

A funeral *service* for Lawanda “Cricket” Parker, 90 will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Memorial Baptist Church in Killeen with Pastor Justin Moss ...

Isaac William “BKA Ikey” Tolbert, 20, of Killeen died Wednesday  Temple Daily Telegram

Services for Isaac William “BKA Ikey” Tolbert, 20, of Killeen will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Temple of Faith Church in Killeen with the Rev. Joseph Tolbert Sr.

Extra, confidential security for Expo Center graduations this year  The Killeen Daily Herald

Those who attend graduation ceremonies at the Bell County Expo Center this year can expect more security measures than usual.

KISD honors alumni, announces scholarships | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Five voices from the past mingled with some of the Killeen school district's brightest students nearing an important crossroads on the path to future success.

Here is a look at July 4 events/closings in the Killeen-Fort Hood area  The Killeen Daily Herald

A concert Sunday in Killeen will be among the first of the Independence Day celebrations in the area.

Churchell William Duncan Jr. | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Honorable Churchell William “Bud” Duncan Jr., 94, died Dec. 27, 2018.

FOOTBALL: Iglesias returning to Buckley Stadium today for camp he helped start  The Killeen Daily Herald

Juaquin Iglesias will never forget. In the 14 years since graduating from Killeen High School, the former Kangaroos receiver has experienced plenty of ...

Heights Concert Band to present 'Patriotic Celebration' at KHS on July 1  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Heights Concert Band will host “A Patriotic Celebration,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Killeen High School Auditorium.

Killeen coach resigns after inappropriate activity | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen High School coach James Crossland resigned in lieu of termination after a Killeen Independent School District investigation confirmed he had ...

Killeen veteran was drafted during World War II, served more than 28 years  The Killeen Daily Herald

Longtime Killeen resident Darrell Cannon, 91, was drafted into the military during World War II, and had only been in the Army a few weeks when the big war ...

Longtime KISD teacher Annie Roe Buckley dies at 102  The Killeen Daily Herald

She was known not only as a teacher who impacted the lives of thousands of Killeen students. She was known as a friend.

Al Amir Ward knows the meaning of sacrifice thanks to family and football  DiMoro Sports

Killeen, Texas is a military town, people come and go. It's where Al Amir Ward calls home. “I was a military brat for a while and I've been in Killeen since age ...

12-6 BASKETBALL: Penn helps Lady Roos get 1st district win  The Killeen Daily Herald

Cierra Penn rewrote the Lady Roos' fate Friday night in a District 12-6A, home-opening 49-36 victory over Harker Heights.

Three teens arrested after driver tries to run down local officer  KWTX

Three teenagers were taken into custody after a chase during which the driver of a stolen pickup rammed a police unit and attempted to run down a local officer ...

Christopher D. Rankin | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

Funeral services for Christopher D. Rankin, 44, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.

NCAAP Killeen branch kicks off Juneteenth with annual pageant; parade is tonight  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen Juneteenth events — which celebrate the abolishment of slavery in Texas — kicked off Thursday night with a pageant and continue tonight and Saturday ...

Lady Cav squads advance to A-team semifinals  The Killeen Daily Herald

Tara Bennett had 17 points, three steals and a career-high eight blocks for the Lady Cavaliers in a 41-24 win over Palo Alto in the seventh-grade Killeen ISD ...

Eight Heights students receive scholarships at scholarship reception  The Killeen Daily Herald

The National Pan-Hellenic Council, the Greater Killeen/Fort Hood area, recently held its 15th annual Scholarship Reception on Sunday at the Killeen Civic and ...

Local high school students complete Texas Bioscience Institute Middle College program  The Killeen Daily Herald

TEMPLE — Working harder than most to pursue dreams even greater than a rigorous curriculum or a prosperous career, 89 Central Texas high school seniors ...

Local high school band skips football game after members hurt in crash  KWTX

A local high school band was absent from Friday night's football game after three of its members were injured in a crash earlier in the day.

Temple Belton Fire Department, local schools hold 9/11 remembrance services

TEMPLE, Texas — The Temple Fire Department invited the public to attend a 9/11 memorial *service* on Tuesday, the 17-year anniversary of the deadliest ...

Arrest made in 2016 hit-and-run that killed Killeen ISD student

A Central Texas man was arrested on a warrant at his home in Copperas Cove late Friday afternoon in connection with a deadly hit-and-run crash that killed a ...

Tavion Grant is ready to leave his mark as a Killeen Kangaroo  DiMoro Sports

Tavion Grant is a dual-sport athlete at Killeen High School (TX) and has always dreamed of playing football and baseball at the collegiate level and but he loves ...

Killeen: Teenage girl arrested after fight at high school  KWTX

A teenage girl was in custody and facing a charge of assault on a peace officer after a fight late Friday morning at a local high school.

Low numbers persist at extra KISD bond meeting  The Killeen Daily Herald

The five or so residents who attended Killeen Independent School District's town hall Wednesday evening were slow to trickle in for the presentation.

Lady Roos outlast Bryan Rudder in overtime, 66-61 | Killeen  The Killeen Daily Herald

It was déjà vu for the Killeen Lady Roos as they headed into overtime against the Bryan Rudder Lady Rangers at home Monday afternoon.

Convicted double killer sentenced to life without parole  KWTX

A local jury Thursday night sentenced a man convicted of killing two Central Texas women to life in prison without parole.

6 Things to Know on Jan. 17, 2019

Before you go, there are 6 things you should know: updates on the investigation of missing Temple friends Jenna Scott and Michael Swearingin, plus more.

Ceremonies Tuesday to mark 9/11  Temple Daily Telegram

Central Texans will commemorate Patriot Day today with events to remember first responders and others who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist ...

Plenty of projects on tap for Killeen ISD schools  The Killeen Daily Herald

While the biggest project for the Killeen Independent School District in 2018 may be ensuring the $426 million bond issue passes on the May 5 ballot, quite a ...

KISD board approves pay raises, start of $426 million bond program  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen Independent School District teachers and other employees will see a 2 percent raise this fall, following the board of trustees' approval of the increase ...

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