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Adventist Health System has selected a new chief executive officer for the Metroplex Health System to fill the position recently vacated by Carlyle Walton and currently held by interim president and CEO Dennis Kiley.

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Adventist Health System has selected a new chief executive officer for the Metroplex Health System to fill the position recently vacated by Carlyle Walton and currently held by interim president and CEO Dennis Kiley.

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Construction is progessing smoothly on two new restaurants in Harker Heights — Raising Cane’s and Burger King — and both businesses expect to open before the end of the year.

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KILLEEN — William Lankford “Honey” Wilson let out a wide grin as 8-year-old Emily Burkey, one of his three great-great-grandchildren, rushed to embrace him Saturday afternoon inside Rosewood Retirement Home in Killeen.

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Newcomers to Texas — and old-comers, as well — can find pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about the history of the famed Lone Star State at the Bob Bullock museum in downtown Austin — and also catch a movie on the giant IMAX screen.

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Metroplex Hospital in Killeen will host its 30th annual KidFest Health and Safety Fair on Sunday, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive.

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Geekfest, held this weekend, Aug. 17-19 at CTC, is always a fun and creative way to spend some time with your family, whether you are into cosplay or not. And Geekfest can easily boast that they do have something to interest everyone.

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HARKER HEIGHTS — The Harker Heights City Council on Tuesday uninamiously approved a conditional-use permit for a heating and air conditioning business in the 100 block of West Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

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Lucas Miller, the “Singing Zoologist,” is no stranger to the Harker Heights Public Library. He has been performing there for years, entertaining audiences of all ages as he teaches them facts and tells stories about animals through video, song, and lots of props.

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Harker Heights City Council members Tuesday voted on the preliminary ad valorem tax rate, approved an ordinance to amend the city’s sign code regulations and came to a consensus to amend the city’s code ordinance on parking vehicles or trailers on unimproved surfaces.

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library was alive with movement and merriment as about 175 local children came to “Dance Your Cares Away” day on Wednesday morning — and that was just at the 9:30 a.m. showing.

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Nursing mothers and moms-to-be visited the Seton Medical Center to inform themselves about the importance of breastfeeding Saturday morning.

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library was full of medieval fun during their “Lords and Ladies, Knights and Villains” event on Saturday as about 200 people crowded into the library, with more coming in as the afternoon progressed.

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More service cuts could be coming to The Hop as the Hill County Transit District, which operates the regional service, prepares for a series of public hearings on the changes this month — including an Aug. 14 hearing in Harker Heights.

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In a place where noise is usually uncommon, sounds of instruments could be heard throughout the Harker Heights library as rows of past and present generations bobbed their heads and tapped their feet to jazz music.

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The Harker Heights Library held a Recycled Art class on Saturday, which featured using old book pages; geared for teenagers and adults, the class did not rely on artistic ability, though there were a couple with some real talent; it relied simply on a desire to create something new from some…

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If one were to attend any of the four services at Vintage Church here, it would be evident the church is outgrowing its current location. With anywhere between 500 to 600 people who attend each service in the current 8,000 square-foot building, the pastor and staff realized the need for a la…

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The Harker Heights library offered up a hands-on food science program Wednesday morning as they hosted the Domino’s Pizza Dough Show. The event proved to be a popular one, with about 150 in attendance at the 9:30 a.m. show, with a larger number expected at the 11 a.m. show.

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Well over 200 people crowded into the Harker Heights Public Library as the library underwent some magical renovations, which transformed it into Harry Potter’s Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry last Friday night — complete with giant inflatable dragon in the library’s (pardon, Hogwa…

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The Harker Heights City Council this week unanimously disapproved an ordinance to amend the fee schedule of the city of Harker Heights in order to waive one-half of the building permit and platting fees attributed to the construction of a new middle school on Warrior’s Path.

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