Looking pretty in pink socks and shoes, Clair Miller, 6, kicked the ball along the ground toward the goal. Then — a quick flash of pink as the ball sailed past a defender — Goal!
BELTON — Harker Heights-area property owners who saw huge increases in their property tax appraisals this year gave an earful to the board that oversees the Bell County Appraisal District on Tuesday night, but they were mostly met with silence.
Harker Heights City Manager David Mitchell will continue in his position with the city for at least the next two years.
The trend is clear: ePublishing is taking off.
NOLANVILLE — Dr. David Foster, DVM, the newest and from all indications the only veterinarian to set up a practice in Nolanville, brings to the city, Bell County and surrounding area personal care for dogs and cats.
The Harker Heights City Council this week voted unanimously to set the city’s preliminary property tax rate at 67.7 cents per $100 valuation — the same rate the city has had since 2006.
Water, water everywhere.
The contrasting flavors of sweet watermelon with a tangy olive oil dressing created a tasty salad at the monthly “Food & Fitness Lunch Demo”on Aug. 3 at the Armed Services YMCA-Wellness Center.
Central Texas authors converged on the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on Saturday. In a lobby filled with tables, they had the opportunity to display their published works, chat with local residents and sign copies of their books.
Shernell Mays learned how much fun it could be to take a class at Painting with a Twist in Harker Heights a few years ago. After her first experience, she took her husband, Jeremy, along for a date night.
Young princesses learned to curtsey at the Stewart C. Meyer Library Harker Heights Public Library on Saturday, during a tea party that was part of the Castles and Catapults program.
On the first Saturday in September, there will be an open house held for residents of Harker Heights to get their first look at Emergency Express, a new choice for emergency medical care.
Female tattoo artists have been leaving their permanent mark on the tattoo industry since 1907.
The weekly storytime at Barnes & Noble in Harker Heights took a decidedly super turn on Saturday. “Superhero Storytime” gathered all ages, some in superhero costumes, to enjoy books, and do crafts.
The Harker Heights Lions Club, at their first meeting of the month on July 12, officially installed their officers and directors for 2017-18.
About 15 people gathered at the Harker Heights Activities Center on Wednesday for a public hearing on planned cuts to bus service in the Killeen area.
The Harker Heights girls cross country team appears primed to do make some noise in the fall.
Before high school, Brianna Freeman didn’t see a future playing basketball.
More than 175 employees of the city of Harker Heights gathered Tuesday to honor fellow workers at the annual Employee Recognition Ceremony.
Harker Heights’ property value increased from $1.69 billion in 2016 to $1.8 billion this year. That increase is 6.26 percent, according to final property appraisal figures released last week by the Bell County Appraisal District. .
All six of the public schools in Harker Heights are $500 richer, thanks to a donation from the new McDonald’s, located on Knights Way.
Each week through the summer months, kids in Harker Heights need go no father than Skipcha Elementary School to enjoy the fun of camp. That’s because the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the weekly Camp Heights.
Harker Heights found its guy.
Summer is ice cream time and the newest frozen dessert in town, Surfing Cow Ice Cream Parlor and Treatery, is far from the average scoops.
Several Harker Heights landowners are facing a lighter property tax load after the Bell County Appraisal District last week certified a more than $400 million drop in county land value.
The Harker Heights City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution that would allow City Manager David Mitchell to enter into contracts to provide employee health benefits on behalf of the city.
With light showers and thunderstorms dotting the Central Texas landscape over the last few days, Harker Heights hasn’t been one of the lucky areas to get a lot of moisture.
Grandmaster James McMurray, from the House of Discipline in Harker Heights, was honored by one of his student’s planning a fundraising event for his wife.
Col. Sanders has a secret recipe for fried chicken, and McDonald’s has its special sauce. And so do Troy and Amy Summerill, owners of POP! CornUtopia, who created their own recipes for unique popcorn flavors at their new shop in Harker Heights.
It was a marathon public hearing of 2½ hours at Tuesday’s Harker Heights City Council meeting in consideration of a request for a conditional-use permit for a micro educational farm at the intersection of Mesa Oaks Drive and Oakridge Boulevard.
Supporters are teaming up to save the Vive Les Arts Theatre in Killeen after the nonprofit group’s board of directors announced the shuttering of the 40-year community institution’s doors last week.
City Park and Main Street in Nolanville could soon be decked out in green as a result of the City Council’s approval of a Tree Tribute program at its July 6 meeting.
The House of Discipline, located in Harker Heights, is gearing up to “Kick Cancer in the Butt,” with a kick-a-thon to raise money for Grandmaster James McMurray’s wife, Linda, to help pay for medical bills associated with her cancer diagnosis.
Every Monday afternoon through the summer months, a construction crew of youngsters gathers in the children’s story room at the Stewart C. Meyer Library in Harker Heights for the Great Building Challenge.
The air was full of magic on Wednesday at the Stewart C. Meyer Library in Harker Heights. Magician Todd McKinney performed two shows as part of the library’s summer reading program.
When people think of flea markets and farmer’s markets, they tend to picture an open field with plenty of room to walk around, as well as shaded coverings to keep off the sun. Sadly, even if the sun is kept at bay, not much can be done to get rid of the heat.
According to annual water quality reports released in late June, Harker Heights and Nolanville water suppliers met state and federal standards for water quality in 2016.
NOLANVILLE — When Mary McDonald started volunteering part-time at the Nolanville Food Pantry 20 years ago, only a few dozen families needed help.
Harker Heights resident Dr. Austin Ruiz has been on a long road to recovery since being diagnosed with acute leukemia in January.
Artistic talent comes in many forms, and local artists displayed their unique talents at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on Saturday as part of the “Read, Imagine ... CREATE. Artist Showcase.”