Contact Information

Hilary Shine
Executive Director
of Communications

101 North College Street
P.O. Box 1329
Killeen, TX 76540
(254) 501-7751

 2016 News Releases

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12-27-16 New Year Holiday Closures

12-22-16 Hall Avenue Closure

12-19-16 Take Precautions for Freezing Weather

12-16-16 City Offices Closed for Christmas and New Year Holidays

12-16-16 Outdoor Decorating and 54th Annual Christmas Parade Winners Announced 

12-15-16 Free Holiday Trash Collection

12-12-16 Rancier Avenue Closure

12-8-16 Parmer Avenue Closure

12-7-16 HEB & City to Host Ninth Annual Feast of Sharing

12-7-16 Vote Online in Annual Outdoor Decorating Contest

12-5-16 54th Annual Christmas Parade Saturday 

12-1-16 Online Payments Unavailable Wednesday



11-28-16 Tree Lighting and Movie Friday

11-23-16 Lowes Boulevard Closure

11-22-16 Annual Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest

11-22-16 Vendors Welcome to Apply for Christmas Parade

11-21-16 City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday 

11-17-16 Harbour Avenue Closure 

11-17-16 Community to Lay Wreaths at Veterans Cemetery

11-17-16 Trimmier Road Lane Closure Shift

11-15-16 Volunteers Needed for Ninth Annual Feast of Sharing 

11-14-16 US 190 Lane Closures

11-10-16 Volunteers Needed to Prepare Holiday Wreaths for Veterans Cemetery 

11-10-16 Killeen Participates in Texas Recycles

11-7-16 Municipal Court Week

11-7-16 Veterans Day Parade Friday in Downtown Killeen

11-7-16 City Offices Closed Friday

11-4-16 Sugar Loaf Elementary Area Road Closures

11-4-16 16th Street Closure

11-3-16 City Manager Finalist Withdraws



10-27-16 City Wishes Trick-or-Treaters a Safe Halloween

10-25-16 Public Invited to Meet City Manager Finalists Friday

10-25-16 Rancier Avenue Closure

10-21-16 Public Invited to Meet City Manager Finalists

10-21-16 City Employees Recognized for Excellence

10-21-16 Road Maintenance Begins Monday

10-18-16 Public Input Needed to Prioritize Future Parks Projects

10-18-16 Volunteers Needed for Make a Difference Day

10-17-16 Fort Hood Joint Land Use Study Update Meeting October 25

10-14-16 Killeen City Manager Finalists Named

10-13-16 Vendors Welcome to Apply for Holiday Events

10-12-16 Baldwin and Young Appointed to Interim Positions

10-11-16 New Stop Signs at Duncan Avenue and 18th Street

10-11-16 Greenwood Avenue Closure

10-11-16 10th Street Closure

10-6-16 Main Library Closure Extended

10-6-16 Janelle Drive Closure

10-5-16 City Offices Closed Monday 

10-4-16 Breast Cancer 5K October 15

10-3-16 Illinois Avenue Closure



9-29-16 Sign Ordinance Public Hearing October 3

9-26-16 Deerwood Trail Closure

9-26-16 Mickey's Dog Park to Close for Maintenance

9-26-16 Barktoberfest Sunday

9-23-16 Road Closures for Downtown Jazz Fest

9-22-16 Family Recreation Center Closure

9-22-16 Rancier Avenue Closure

9-22-16 Illinois Avenue Closure

9-21-16 Main Library to Close for Building Updates

9-21-16 Parmer Avenue Closure

9-20-16 Killeen Receives National Financial Awards

9-20-16 Mayor to Host Hispanic Heritage Month Reception

9-19-16 10th Street and Rancier Avenue Closure

9-19-16 Curbside Recycling Service to End

9-16-16 Jazz Fest in Downtown Killeen

9-15-16 Fire Station #4 Services to be Relocated

9-13-16 Parmer Avenue Closure

9-9-16 Lowes Boulevard Westbound Closure

9-8-16 Road Maintenance Begins Friday

9-8-16 Closures at Lowes Boulevard and Walmart Boulevard

9-7-16 Avenue G Closure

9-6-16 Celebrate Killeen Committee Accepting Christmas Parade Applications 



8-31-16 City Surplus Auction September 10

8-31-16 Elms Road Closure

8-30-16 Make a Difference Day Community Meeting

8-29-16 City Offices Closed Monday

8-26-16 North 24th Street Closure

8-26-16 Avenue D Closure

8-22-16 New Family Aquatics Center Hours

8-22-16 Call for Make a Difference Day Project Proposals

8-11-16 Back to School Splash Bash August 20

8-2-16 Breast Cancer Launch Party Friday

8-2-16 Vendor Applications Being Accepted for Jazz Fest



7-22-16 Downtown Road Closures

7-18-16 New Number to Pay City Utility Bills by Phone

7-18-16 Movie in the Park Friday

7-15-16 Lowes Boulevard Lane Closure

7-11-16 Movie in the Park Friday

7-11-16 Roy Reynolds Closures

7-7-16 Texas Watershed Steward Workshop

7-1-16 Roy Reynolds Closures

7-1-16 City Accepting Applications for Board & Commission Appointments

7-1-16 Killeen Citizens Academies Accepting Applications



6-28-16 City Offices Closed Monday

6-24-16 Roy Reynolds Closures

6-21-16 54th Street Closure

6-15-16 Grand Re-Opening of Killeen Community Center

6-15-16 Movie in the Park Friday at Killeen Amphitheater

6-14-16 Roy Reynolds Closures

6-14-16 Outdoor Emergency Siren Test Wednesday

6-6-16 Family Aquatics Center Open for Summer

6-2-16 Army Birthday Celebration in Downtown Killeen 

6-2-16 Killeen Volunteers to Host Volunteer Orientation 

6-1-16 Summer Nights to Kick Off at Killeen Amphitheater



5-10-16 Gilmore Senior Center Opening Late Monday

5-9-16 City Budget Forum Thursday

5-4-16 Credit Access Business Ordinance Takes Effect May 18

5-3-16 Greenwood Avenue Closure

5-3-16 Avenue D Closure 

5-3-16 Bacon Ranch Road Closure 

5-3-16 Killeen Municipal Election Saturday

5-26-16 City Offices Closed Monday

5-24-16 Memorial Day Ceremony May 30

5-24-16 Family Aquatics Center Open Memorial Day Weekend 

5-18-16 City Council Accepting Applications for District 2 Seat

5-18-16 Killeen Named Playful City USA for Eighth Year

5-17-16 Bacon Ranch Road Closure

5-16-16 Outdoor Emergency Siren Test Wednesday

5-16-16 Farewell Reception for Mayor Cosper

5-11-16 Killeen Libraries Closed Today

5-3-16 Crockett Road Closure

5-2-16 City to Observe National Day of Prayer



4-29-16 Killeen Water Conservation Plan Takes Effect May 1

4-26-16 Greenwood Avenue Closure

4-26-16 Avenue D Closure

4-26-16 Household Hazardous Waste Collection May 7

4-26-16 Lowes Boulevard Closure Extended

4-14-16 Mayor to Proclaim Bob Gray Day Monday 

4-11-16 Lowes Boulevard Closure

4-7-16 Celebrate Killeen Festival April 28 through 30

4-7-16 Roy Reynolds Drive Closure

4-4-16 Help Killeen Up! at the Texas Trash-Off Saturday

4-1-16 Trimmier Road Lane Closures

4-1-16 Bob Gilmore Senior Center Closure



3-28-16 Resignation of Mayor Pro Tem Segarra and Councilmember Blackstone

3-24-16 Free Trash Collection for Spring Killeen Up! 

3-23-16 Boil Water Notice Lifted

3-21-16 City Offices Closed Friday

3-21-16 Easter Eggstravaganza Registration Open Now

3-18-16 Boil Water Notice Issued

3-16-16 City Manager Announces His Retirement

3-16-16 Independent Audit Report Shows City Operating at Highest Level of Financial Responsibility

3-11-16 Volunteer of the Year

3-11-16 Truck Day Wednesday 

3-3-16 Take 190 West Art Festival Saturday

3-2-16 City Opens Summer Jobs to Students



2-29-16 Avenue D Closure

2-24-16 Take 190 West Art Festival 

2-24-16 Killeen Up! March 5

2-22-16 Boil Water Notice Lifted

2-19-16 Gray Street Closure

2-18-16 W.S. Young Drive Closure

2-17-16 Boil Water Notice Issued

2-16-16 Boil Water Notice Lifted

2-9-16 Vendors Welcome to Apply for Celebrate Killeen Festival

2-9-16 City Offices Closed Monday

2-8-16 Boil Water Notice Issued

2-8-16 Boil Water Notice Lifted 

2-8-16 Boil Water Notice Lifted - Willow Springs Area

2-4-16 Stagecoach Road Construction Update

2-3-16 Community Planning Meetings Scheduled 

2-3-16 Terrace Drive Closure

2-2-16 Boil Water Notice Issued

2-2-16 Boil Water Notice Issued - Willow Springs Area



1-28-16 Boil Water Notice Lifted

1-28-16 Boil Water Notice Lifted 

1-26-16 Killeen Volunteers to Host Volunteer Orientation

1-26-16 Killeen to Break Ground on Fire Station 9

1-25-16 Trimmier Road Closures

1-21-16 Boil Water Notice Issued

1-21-16 Boil Water Notice Issued

1-19-16 Trimmier Road Lane Closure

1-15-16 Annual Homeless Point in Time Survey

1-12-16 Update: Willow Springs Road Area Closures

1-12-16 City Offices Closed Monday

1-11-16 Boil Water Notice Lifted

1-8-16 Take Precautions for Freezing Weather

1-5-16 Wreath Retrieval Saturday

1-5-16 Christmas Tree Recycling Saturday