The weather has turned cold, but the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is busy with cheerful holiday activities.
A group of fourth- and fifth-graders darted about with excitement to pack non-perishable food into boxes, to load the boxes onto a bus and into a car and then to unload it all into a storage facility.
Ian Drake, 18, lives in Harker Heights and is a senior at Harker Heights High School.
Writing a 50,000-word novel in a month is difficult, but not impossible. After all, Muriel Spark penned “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”in one month and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created his first Sherlock Holmes mystery, “A Study in Scarlet,” in about three weeks.
The Children’s Book Week pulled into the reading station as Family Night celebrated Early Literacy on Nov. 16 with songs, readings and free books at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
Brittany Hickman, 27, lives in Killeen and teaches at Harker Heights High School.
The Centroplex Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society presents the Texas Country Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus in concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple.
Thanksgiving Day is this week, and as part of the celebratory nature of the holiday I always spend some time reflecting on the past year, and what I am thankful for.
As usual, my November column covers some aspect of the Houston International Quilt Festival.
Norma Payne, 57, works at ReMax in Harker Heights as a customer care relations representative and lives in Killeen.
“A Christmas Day Wish” is the theme of this year’s annual Christmas concert presented by the 53-member Salado Community Chorus at 7 p.m. Dec. 7, in the auditorium of First Baptist Church in Salado, 210 S. Main St.
Paloma Nicole Lopez, 17, Harker Heights High School senior, lives in Harker Heights.
The effects of hormones in the body was the focus of the monthly “Food & Fitness Lunch Session” on Nov. 2 at the Armed Services YMCA-Wellness Center at 110 Mountain Lion Road.
A pumpkin-decorating contest that included reading favorite books also collected hundreds of canned goods to assist Killeen ISD families in need.
Jamie Ambrose, 41, lives in Harker Heights, self-employed CEO of Concept 7six Photography.
Turning a page on another successful event, the Friends of the Library book sale attracted hundreds of shoppers to the Harker Heights Activities Center on Nov. 4. Many people showed up early to browse through rows of used books, videos/DVDs and games piled on 20 tables featuring classics,…
Joined by the Heights Concert Band and the KISD faculty choir, Killeen ISD high school wind ensembles brought a musical tribute to America’s veterans this week.
Destiny Ford, 17, is a senior at Harker Heights High and lives in Harker Heights.
“Ready, set, write” was the literary battle cry kicking off the first National Novel Writing Month session at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on Oct. 25.
The Family Night was a hot one at the Harker Heights Library Fire Prevention event on Oct. 19.
NOLANVILLE — The children who walk to Nolanville Elementary at the corner of Warriors Path and Old Nolanville Road are in good hands with Dennis Ng, 67, who has been the Killeen ISD crossing guard at that location for the past four years.
Rosalinda Williams, 22, lives in Harker Heights and works at Nothing Bundt Cakes and Popcorn Utopia in Harker Heights.
The season of the Harker Heights Farmer’s Market is coming to a close on Oct. 28. The city of Harker Heights is ending the season with a special fall festival at Seton Medical Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rana Radwan. 16. Lives in Killeen and attends Harker Heights High.
A limited number of tickets are still available for the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Awards Banquet by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or by calling 254-699-4999.
The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Harker Heights Police Department, is hosting two classes about Civilian Response to Active Shooting Events.
Amy Summerill, 44, lives in Harker Heights and owns Pop! CornUtopia.
It takes an army of Harker Heights Rotarians to host their annual Dodgeball Challenge tournament. The event will take place Saturday, from noon to 5 p.m. in the gymnasium at Harker Heights High School.
Every structure needs a solid foundation made from strong building blocks. The same is true for the human body, which needs nutritional building blocks so people can live a healthy lifestyle.
Ilva Smith, 43, lives in Harker Heights and works as a Mary Kay consultant, makeup artist and interior decorator.
Renowned classical guitarist Peter Fletcher enchanted a dozen guests with his free performance at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library on Sept. 29.
Rochelle Johnson, 43, lives in Harker Heights. She is an entrepreneur.
Amy’s Attic Self Storage, 800 Prospector Trail in Harker Heights, is holding its sixth annual Craft Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14 to benefit Habitat for Humanity.
Three representatives of the Communities in Schools of Greater Central Texas made an appearance at last week’s Harker Heights Lions Club meeting to receive a $500 donation to the program at Harker Heights High School.
Pirates stormed the Harker Heights Library on a recent Wednesday for the Homeschool Program.
The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce has announced that tickets for its 29th Annual Awards Banquet are now on sale.
It was a pirate’s life for the Harker Heights Library Science Club on Sept. 13 as they learned about buoyancy and how pirate ships were able to sail across the deep, blue sea.
Timaka Ford. 45, lives in Harker Heights and works at the VA hospital in Temple
The sound of the battle cry grows louder and more robust as the gauntlet continues to be tossed down in communities all over Bell County for the Harker Heights Rotary Club Dodgeball Challenge.
Julius Smith 34, lives in Harker Heights, owns auto detailing business
The bright red, student-written banner at Cavazos Elementary School in Nolanville spoke as poignantly as any of the patriotic messages this week: “9/11 Never Forgotten.”
From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday at Carl Levin Park, two local Greek organizations will present Come Back Home to Blue and White.
Katelyn Robertson, 29, works at Peloton Ridge Country Club, lives in Harker Heights.
Neither the summer heat nor the threat of massive wind and rain could stop Killeen’s annual high school band showcase Spirit Spectacular — just delay it a couple of weeks.
Sixteen years after a senseless, shocking attack on America, the Killeen community still remembers and still stands strong.
Katrina Burnett, 45, works in Harker Heights and lives in Copperas Cove.
The Harker Heights Library Science Club took to the skies Wednesday with their first experiment of the falls season: windsocks.
Thousands of students and family members brought their nervous excitement to Killeen ISD schools Thursday during the district’s annual Meet the Teacher visitation.
NOLANVILLE — The only thing missing was a real live beach at Sunday’s Back to School Beach Party hosted by the First United Methodist Church in Nolanville.
With just two weeks to go before the annual Harker Heights Food, Wine and Brew Fest, tickets are a hot commodity.
Harker Heights Police Officer Ed Kime took home the gold for his sharpshooting prowess at the World Police and Fire Olympics, held Aug. 7-16 in Los Angeles, California.