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Friday 12/12/2014
Students honored for knightly character
Posted: December 12, 2014

The Knights of the Guild honored students of sterling character this week with medallions and invitations to the Gallery of Champions.

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Teacher truly loves what she does
Posted: December 12, 2014

Kim Duckworth, 52, of Belton, works at Oveta Culp Hobby Elementary at Fort Hood.

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Make Cookies for Santa on Wednesday at Activities Center
Posted: December 12, 2014

The Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a “Cookies for Santa” event from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Harker Heights Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail.

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Heights library offers holiday fun for all ages
Posted: December 12, 2014

Celebrate the holidays this week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library during storytime. Morning Christmas storytimes are 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Family Night Christmas storytime begins 6 p.m. Thursday.

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Friday 12/05/2014
Home-schoolers explore cool science
Posted: December 05, 2014

The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library’s weekly home-school group experienced a cool program Wednesday, as they learned about winter science.

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Heights man runs Killeen wine room
Posted: December 05, 2014

Kevin Stuart, 59, lives in Harker Heights and owns the Stillhouse Wine Room in Killeen.

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Make ornaments at Belton museum
Posted: December 05, 2014

BELTON — Families can get into the holiday spirit and create Christmas memories as the Bell County Museum hosts its annual free ornament workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

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Gym reps encourage residents to hustle for charity
Posted: December 05, 2014

Area residents wanting to help others during the holiday season should hustle Saturday.

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Friday 12/05/2014
Giving Tree helps homeless students
Posted: December 05, 2014

With more than 1,000 children considered homeless within Killeen Independent School District, Harker Heights employees want to help.

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Library to get ‘iced over’
Posted: December 05, 2014

Christmas light reindeer greet patrons as they arrive at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. Although snow has yet to arrive, preparations for chilly weather, the holidays and winter are in the works.

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Community Calendar
Posted: December 05, 2014

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Friday 11/28/2014
Eastern Hills eighth-graders help Fort Hood soldiers sort donated items
Posted: November 28, 2014

Eighth-graders in purple-and-white T-shirts mixed in with Army camouflage and civilian volunteers in an all-out food collection effort.

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Queens of Sheba thanks Bell County Fire
Posted: November 28, 2014

NOLANVILLE — For seven years the Killeen Chapter of the Queens of Sheba Motorcycle Club has held a breast cancer awareness event in October.

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150 parents invade Union Grove Middle School
Posted: November 28, 2014

Wanting to share the challenges and rewards that middle school students and teachers face in an average day, Union Grove Middle School invited parents to walk in their students’ shoes.

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Library chronicles another week of family fun
Posted: November 28, 2014

Nichole Williams, of Killeen, brings her 2-year-old daughter Gabrielle, to the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library every week for Family Fun Night.

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Heights library full of great books — paper, electronic
Posted: November 28, 2014

The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library is well-stocked for the holidays with books on subjects for all interests, DVDs of movies and television shows, and music available for eReaders.

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Community Calendar
Posted: November 28, 2014

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Woman uses experiences to help local women
Posted: November 28, 2014

Fatima Y. Fortenberry, 36, ministers in Harker Heights, Killeen and Copperas Cove.

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Friday 11/21/2014
Session offers geocaching lesson
Posted: November 21, 2014

Area treasure hunters and outdoor enthusiasts got the opportunity to marry their two passions together during a geocaching class Nov. 13.

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Expectant mother loves Heights life
Posted: November 21, 2014

Christina Davila-Madrid, 22, work at Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe in Harker Heights and is expecting her first child.

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Heights band boosters orchestrate fundraiser
Posted: November 21, 2014

Banding together to support a program their students love, Harker Heights High School Red Brigade Band Boosters held its second annual Band on the Run fundraiser Saturday.

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Think about things you’re thankful for
Posted: November 21, 2014

If you spend any time at all on social media, you’ll know we’re bombarded with 30 days of thankfulness every November. I’ve often wondered why this isn’t a 365 thing.

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Killeen ISD third-graders get dictionaries
Posted: November 21, 2014

Drawing on their interest and background in history, education and service, a local couple began a new mission of educational service.

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Thanksgiving events at library
Posted: November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving is upon us, and the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library will be closed Thursday and Friday.

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Community Calendar
Posted: November 21, 2014

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Volunteers needed to help fluff wreaths
Posted: November 21, 2014

Volunteers are needed to help prepare and fluff wreaths for this year’s annual wreath project at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.

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Briefs
Posted: November 21, 2014

Motorcycle club collecting Thanksgiving items

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Friday 11/14/2014
Heights campfire smokes out locals for outdoor activities
Posted: November 14, 2014

Crackling fires, crisp outdoor air and camping brought more than 30 individuals to the city’s second family campout Nov. 7-8 at Dana Peak Park.

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About 450 student-leaders gather at Heights HS
Posted: November 14, 2014

A gathering of high school and middle school leaders from a wide swath of Central Texas gathered at Harker Heights High School on Wednesday to share ideas and get to know each other.

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Locals celebrate 25 years of senior program
Posted: November 14, 2014

The 100 Harker Heights residents, ages 55 and older, who attended the 25th anniversary celebration of the Senior Recreation Program on Nov. 6 had plenty of activities to participate in.

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Early literacy important for future
Posted: November 14, 2014

Literacy is important for a child’s educational success, and the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library promotes early literacy next week. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, there will be programs, and displays.

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Community Calendar
Posted: November 14, 2014

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Friday 11/07/2014
Footman receives city’s annual outstanding citizen award
Posted: November 07, 2014

John Footman is still in shock but honored to receive this year’s Linda Neault Outstanding Citizen Award during the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce’s 26th annual banquet.

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HHPD Blue Santa Program always accepting bike donations for children
Posted: November 07, 2014

As Christmas lists are being written, Harker Heights’ Blue Santa Program is getting into gear to make Christmas wishes come true this year.

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Community calendar: Nov. 7-13
Posted: November 07, 2014

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Library celebrating National Novel Writing Month
Posted: November 07, 2014

Stories are cropping up at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library this month.

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Heights to host veteran observance Monday
Posted: November 07, 2014

Harker Heights and the Harker Heights Veterans’ Council’s invites the public to celebrate the city’s veterans ceremony 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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Friday 10/31/2014
Students bring fairy tales to life
Posted: October 31, 2014

Witches, princesses and candy-coated houses filled the halls of Harker Heights High School on Wednesday as students hosted the third annual Fairy Tale Day, welcoming seven elementary schools.

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Spooky science and family fun
Posted: October 31, 2014

Halloween is both fun and educational at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library. Children and their parents gathered for a spooky Halloween-themed science lesson.

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Cavazos Elementary fundraisers benefit playground
Posted: October 31, 2014

NOLANVILLE — The PTO at Cavazos Elementary School is holding two events in November to raise money for playground equipment.

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Engineering degree in man’s future
Posted: October 31, 2014

Carlos Martin, 31, hails from Puerto Rico and now lives in Killeen.

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High schoolers sign pledge to be drug-free
Posted: October 31, 2014

In honor of Red Ribbon Week, the Harker Heights High School Crime Stoppers invited the entire student body to pledge a drug-free lifestyle during lunchtime Wednesday.

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Book sale and authors at library Saturday
Posted: October 31, 2014

This Saturday morning is all about books and authors at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library.

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Friday 10/24/2014
Volunteers bag Halloween treats at Activities Center
Posted: October 24, 2014

It was like a scene from “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” at the Harker Heights Activities Center on Tuesday, where volunteers assembled hundreds of candy bags to give out on Halloween.

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Firefighters to participate in 1,000 rep challenge
Posted: October 24, 2014

Elite athletes will sweat through 100 pull ups, 200 shoulder presses, 300 pushups, and 400 deadlights for a combined 1,000 reps followed by a 5k run Nov. 8 for Heritage Park Fitness’ second 1,000 Rep Challenge.

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Fall festival livens Family Fun Night
Posted: October 24, 2014

Fall is in the air everywhere, including the Harker Heights Library.

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Woman enjoys needle point, cross stitch
Posted: October 24, 2014

Valerie Coleman, 61, works at Sam’s Club in Harker Heights.

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Busy week of activities at the Harker Heights library
Posted: October 24, 2014

From Halloween fun to meeting local authors and a book sale it’s a busy week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.

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Friday 10/17/2014
‘Superb Squash’ class offers tips for local cooks
Posted: October 17, 2014

A dozen local gourmet cooks, curious chefs and their ardent followers stepped away from their stovetops, pantries and breakfast nooks Monday night and listened attentively to Kathe Kitchens, Kim Berg and Shaun Kitchens, owners of Bestemor Herb Farm.

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Mountain View Elementary fall carnival today
Posted: October 17, 2014

Fall is in the air and pumpkins are everywhere.

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Rotary Clubs’ annual Monster Dash changes location
Posted: October 17, 2014

Area Rotary Clubs are uniting again to host the sixth annual Monster Dash that raises funds for local youth orientated projects Oct. 25.

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Woman likes living in Heights
Posted: October 17, 2014

Anne-Marie Bruner, 46, is the office manager at Powerprint Tees.

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Class offers tips on Wi-Fi
Posted: October 17, 2014

Marie Martch drove from Belton to learn about cyber security.

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Halloween treats in store at library
Posted: October 17, 2014

Halloween fun is in store at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library. Kids can show off their costumes, enjoy a puppet show and a Monster Mash Dance Party at the library’s Children’s Halloween Party from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25. It includes a costume contest, games and refreshments.

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Community Calendar: Oct. 17-23
Posted: October 17, 2014

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Friday 10/10/2014
Home-schoolers get core program
Posted: October 10, 2014

Children attending the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library’s weekly home-school program had food for thought and information to chew on as they learned about apples Wednesday.

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First Knight gives students lessons about good character
Posted: October 10, 2014

Just as the knighting orientation wrapped up with students trying on helmets and armor, a fight broke out on the cafeteria stage.

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Barbershop singers compete this weekend
Posted: October 10, 2014

Eighteen men from the Central Texas area who sing barbershop music as a hobby left on a road trip Friday to the Metroplex to compete in the annual Southwest District Barbershop Quartet and Chorus Competition.

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