Press Releases
 Contact Information

Hilary Shine
Executive Director
of Public Information

Email Hilary Shine

P.O. Box 1329
Killeen, TX 76540-1329

(254) 501-7751
(254) 634-2484 FAX



For Press Releases from the Killeen Police Department follow this link

 2012 January-June

June 2012

6-29-12 Road Closures Tuesday Ave G and 28th

6-29-12 Stagecoach Road Striping Monday and Tuesday

6-29-12 Killeen Releases Annual Water Quality Report

6-29-12 Independence Day Holiday

6-26-12 Concert Friday at Killeen Amphitheater

6-19-12 Movie Friday at Killeen Amphitheater

6-15-12 Closure for Repairs on 4th St_Oster St

6-15-12 Boil Water Notices Lifted_10th Dean Duncan Nolan

6-14-12 Call 811 before you dig

6-14-12 Boil Water Notices Lifted_Elkins etc

6-13-12 Street Maintenance on Avenue C

6-13-12 Killeen Swims for World Record

6-12-12 Concert Friday at Killeen Amphitheater

6-12-12 Stonetree to Host Junior Golf Clinics

6-8-12 City Council Meetings Available Online

6-8-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted_Alexander Cardinal Crocket Goodnight Patton Rancier Stone

6-7-12 Citizens May Submit Input on City Manager Contract

6-6-12 Boil Water Notices Issued

6-6-12 Golf Course to Close for Starburst Junior Classic

6-6-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted

6-5-12 Movie Friday at Killeen Amphitheater

6-5-12 Intersection to Close for Repairs

6-1-12 City Budget Forum Wednesday


May 2012

5-30-12 Boil Water Notices Issued_Dean_etc

5-29-12 Summer Nights Kick Off at the Amphitheatre

5-25-12 Closures on 2nd Street and Mary Lane

5-24-12 Intersection to Close for Traffic Study

5-23-12 Family Aquatics Center Opens Saturday

5-23-12 Memorial Day Ceremony

5-23-12 Memorial Day Holiday

5-17-12 Hancock Farewell Reception

5-16-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted

5-12-12 Unofficial Election Results 2012

5-9-12 Street Maintenance at College and Dean

5-9-12 Boil Water Notice Issued Ft Hood Gilmer Murphy Park Vermont Washington Wisconsin Wyoming York

5-8-12 City not Affiliated with Business Selling Water Systems

5-7-12 Street Maintenance on Mary Lane

5-4-12 Boil Water Notices Lifted

5-3-12 Updated Lane Closures on State Highway 195

5-3-12 Avenue E Closure

5-2-12 Lions Club Park Signal Flashing

5-2-12 Street Maintenance on Dimple and Santa Rosa

5-1-12 Street Maintenance on Hall Avenue

5-1-12 Killeen 2012 Playful City USA


April 2012

4-27-12 Street Maintenance on Watercrest Road

4-26-12 Killeen Announces Water Conservation Plan

4-25-12 Celebrate Killeen Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

4-25-12 Arbor Day Ceremony Friday

4-25-12 Avenue G Closure

4-25-12 Early voting begins Monday

4-25-12 Boil Water Notices Issued_Kirk_etc

4-19-12 Phase Two of Cunningham Road Project

4-19-12 Road Maintenance Continues Tuesday

4-16-12 Lane Closure on State Highway 195

4-12-12 Road Maintenance Continues Monday

4-5-12 Help Clean Killeen April 14

4-5-12 Road Maintenance Begins Next Thursday

4-4-12 Good Friday Holiday 12

4-3-12 Annual Easter Egg Hunt Moves to LCP


March 2012

3-29-12 City not Affiliated with Businesses Selling Coverage

3-28-12 Green Avenue Farmers Market to Open Saturday

3-22-12 Killeen Arts & Activities Center Set to Open

3-16-12 City of Killeen to Host Budget Forum Tuesday

3-15-12 City Offers Summer Hire Jobs to Students

3-13-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted

3-13-12 Closures for SH 195_201 Project

3-12-12 Road Work on Gray Street

3-12-12 Road Work on Canine Drive

3-12-12 Don't Cause a Crash Mind the Yellow Arrow Flash Tomorrow

3-9-12 Road Work on Veterans Memorial

3-7-12 Overnight Lane Closures on WS Young Drive Bridge

3-6-12 Killeen Receives Increased Fire Suppression Rating

3-6-12 Boil Water Notices Lifted: Carousel Chestnut Spicewood Lamplight El Dorado

3-2-12 Lions Club Park Senior Center Extends Tuesday Hours

3-1-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted_Tracy Ann Schwald Belt Loop


February 2012

2-29-12 Boil Water Notice Issued Benchmark Boyd Traverse Terry

2-29-12 Boil Water Notice Issued_4th 8th Dean Gray

2-27-12 Free AARP Tax Counseling at the Senior Centers

2-24-12 Don't Cause a Crash, Mind the Yellow Arrow Flash

2-22-12 Boil Water Notices Issued Tracy Ann Schwald Belt Carousel Chestnut Spicewood Lamplight El Dorado

2-21-12 Household Hazardous Waste Collection March 3

2-17-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted - Greenlee

2-17-12 Volunteers Needed for Texas Waterway Cleanup

2-15-12 Boil Water Notice Issued Greenlee

2-15-12 Presidents Day Holiday

2-13-12 Killeen launches Facebook page

2-13-12 Avenue B Closure

2-10-12 Preteens and Parents Invited to Learn about Junior YAC

2-8-12 Killeen Teens Takeover Library

2-7-12 Closures on Avenue G and College Street

2-7-12 Killeen Receives Grant from THC

2-3-12 Closures on Massey and Poage

2-1-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted 2nd Pearl 4th

2-1-12 Mayor to Host Black History Month Reception


January 2012

1-26-12 Annual Book Sale Friday and Saturday

1-25-12 Tickets Available for Library Fundraiser

1-25-12 Elvis Tribute Concert

1-20-12 2nd Street Closure

1-13-12 Testing New Traffic Signal at Lions Club Park

1-13-12 Closures on Avenue G and Canine Drive

01-12-12 City Renames Website

01-12-12 Boil Water Notice Issued 2nd Pearl 4th

01-11-12 Closure on Avenue G, 24th-28th

01-10-12 MLK Day Holiday 2012

01-04-12 Closures on 2nd Street and Pearl Street

01-03-12 Wreath Retrieval Sunday

01-03-12 Christmas Tree Recycling


 2012 July-December

December 2012

12-26-12 New Year's Holiday

12-26-12 Branch Library to Close for Maintenance

12-19-12 Cunningham Road Opens to Through Traffic

12-19-12 Free Holiday Trash Collection

12-19-12 Christmas Holiday

12-14-12 Celebrate Killeen Committee Announces Winners of Outdoor Decorating Contest and 50th Annual Christmas Parade

12-13-12 Killeen Seeks Public Input on Proposed Charter Amendments

12-13-12 Feast of Sharing Volunteers Should Report to Killeen Civic Conference Center

12-10-12 HEB to Host Fifth Annual Feast of Sharing

12-7-12 Closure Tuesday on Avenue C

12-4-12 New Holiday Event in Downtown Saturday

12-3-12 Killeen Residents Asked to Voluntarily Conserve Water

12-3-12 Vote Online in Annual Outdoor Decorating Contest

12-3-12 Killeen Christmas Parade Celebrates 50th Anniversary


November 2012

11-27-12 Holiday Under the Stars

11-26-12 Closures on White and Massey

11-20-12 Annual Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest

11-20-12 HEB to Host Fifth Annual Feast of Sharing

11-20-12 Wreath Laying November 24

11-16-12 Thanksgiving Holiday 2012

11-14-12 Killeen Participates in Texas Recycles

11-14-12 Wreath Preparation Nov 17

11-13-12 Massey and Duncan Street closures

11-9-12 Massey Street Closure 2

11-8-12 Housing Renewal Program Assists Qualified Applicants with Home Repairs

11-6-12 Book Sale Saturday at the Community Center

11-6-12 Veterans Day Holiday

11-5-12 Veterans Day Parade Saturday in Downtown Killeen

11-2-12 Closure on Greystone Drive

October 2012

10-31-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted for Hilliard and Winchester

10-30-12 City Wishes Trick-or-Treaters a Safe Halloween

10-24-12 Boil Water Notice Issued: Hilliard & Winchester

10-22-12 Volunteers invited to Make a Difference on Saturday

10-18-12 Killeen Up! in October

10-16-12 Massey Street Closure

10-16-12 Street Maintenance Project Begins Tomorrow

10-12-12 Lane Closures on W. S. Young

10-10-12 Judge Gibson Appoints City Marshal

10-10-12 Final Killeen History Video Premiers

10-9-12 Killeen Up! Every Saturday in October

10-4-12 Columbus Day Holiday

10-4-12 Mayor to Host Hispanic Heritage Month Reception

10-3-12 Third Killeen History Video Premiers

10-2-12 Avenue I Closure

10-2-12 New Detours for Cunningham Road

10-1-12 City Receives Energy Efficiency Grant


September 2012

9-26-12 Killeen History Video Premiers

9-21-12 Intermittent Lane Closure on Omar Drive

9-21-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted for Diane & Pine Drives

9-20-12 Killeen Up! in October

9-19-12 Killeen History Video Series Premiers

9-17-12 Tower Street Closure

9-13-12 Boil Water Notice Issued: Sept. 18: Diane and Pine Drives

9-7-12 Closure at Birmingham Circle and Southern Belle Dr


August 2012

8-31-12 Update_Tower Street Closure Extended

8-30-12 Portion of SH 201 Permanently Closed

8-30-12 Labor Day Holiday

8-29-2012 Lane Closures Shift for State Highway 201 Project

8-29-12 Avenue D Closure

8-28-12 Tower Street Closure

8-24-12 Overnight Road Closures in Downtown

8-21-12 Phone in Utility Bill Payment System Under Repair

8-17-12 West Nile virus - Fight the Bite

8-16-12 Kidsville Event Saturday

8-15-12 Little Nolan Road Closure

8-13-12 Make a Difference Day Community Meeting

8-13-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted Stagecoach Taylor Renee

8-10-12 Lane Closures on Trimmier Road

8-9-12 City Accepting Applications to Serve on Boards & Commissions

8-8-12 Road Work at Rancier and 2nd

8-8-12 Boil Water Notice Lifted_Watercrest Clear Creek

8-6-12 Road Work at Southern Belle and Sue Anne

8-2-12 Construction Begins Monday on Avenue D

8-1-12 Public Meeting Thursday for Downtown Project


July 2012

7-31-12 Road Closures on Schorne Napier and Eppinette Drives

7-26-12 Back to School Shot Clinics

7-24-12 Road Work on 10th Street

7-24-12 Road Work on Rancier Avenue

7-23-12 Onion Road Closure

7-20-12 Senior Center Family Recreation Center Closed

7-17-12 Free Movie Friday at Amphitheater

7-13-12 City not Affiliated with Businesses Selling Coverage

7-12-12 Spray Park Closed Monday

7-11-12 Road Work on Rimes Ranch Drive

7-11-12 Road Closures on 14th 16th and 20th Streets

7-10-12 Concert Friday at Killeen Amphitheater

7-3-12 Phase II Stagecoach Project to begin Thursday

7-2-12 Movie Friday at Killeen Amphitheater