The City of Harker Heights Leadership Team, which not only includes the City Council but department heads at City Hall and throughout the community, spent Oct. 9-11 in San Antonio attending the annual Texas Municipal League conference.
Make a Difference Day 2019 has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26, in Harker Heights.
The Homeschool Club was treated to a fire safety program at the Harker Heights Public Library on Wednesday morning, with almost 40 people attending.
The Harker Heights Police Department has been invited to partner with the Texas Department of Transportation’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program, or STEP.
On Saturday, as the temperatures cooled and the weather felt like fall, hundreds of people walked around the property of the relatively new Vintage Church in Harker Heights.
The Harker Heights City Council met Tuesday for a workshop and heard an update on current capital improvement projects.
Many people may not know that yard and garage sales in the U.S. really got their start in shipyards in the early 1800s with “rommage sales,” where the yards would sell unclaimed cargo at a discounted rate.
KISD Superintendent John Craft is proposing the district consider another school bond issue to build three elementary schools and on-campus stadiums and said he will be putting together another bond steering committee to study options.
On the heels of two public forums sponsored by Harker Heights Parks and Recreation that provided information and answered questions from residents about the department’s 10-year Parks and Trails Master Plan, a third one is scheduled for Thursday in Council Chambers at City Hall, starting at 6 p.m.
Visitors to Harker Heights Community Park last Saturday could witness hundreds of people adorned with many different colors of beads, or pictures of loved ones attached to or leaning against a tree. Other people were painting or carrying rocks.
NOLANVILLE — David Carson Williams II wants to continue serving in his Seat 4 position on the Nolanville City Council, but resident Patrick Ramsdell also will be seeking the seat in the Nov. 5 election.
The Central Texas Herencia Foundation is hosting Latino Unidos: A Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Sunday at the Harker Heights E Center from noon until 8 p.m. The event will offer entertainment, food and activities featuring the ethnic diversity of the Latino community in the Killeen area.
The Harker Heights City Council met Tuesday for an information-only type of workshop. No action was called for in the two-item agenda.
A sea of pirates descended on the Harker Heights Public Library on Saturday afternoon.
National Night Out in Harker Heights brought out neighbors who had never met each other.
Twenty-five graduates of the Vision XXI Class of 2019 received their certificates during a ceremony Wednesday in the Activities Center of the Stewart C. Meyer Public Library.
An event designed to promote safety and reduce crime nationwide will be celebrated in the Killeen area Tuesday.
In 2014, the Harker Heights City Council approved a zoning ordinance for the Armed Services YMCA to rezone a portion of Purser Family Park for the construction of a new facility.
Former Harker Heights Mayor Rob Robinson was appointed to the regional water board during the board’s meeting Wednesday morning in Killeen.
It is often said that everything is bigger and better in Texas, especially when it comes to high school football season.
In the intimate setting of a conference room at Harker Heights City Hall, more than 50 people assembled Tuesday to honor Burk Roberts on his retirement as city attorney.
The Harker Heights Event Center was the site of the ninth annual Lowbrow Tattoo Convention on Saturday.
Students from Eastern Hills Middle School often head over to the Harker Heights Public Library on their way home from school, and at least once a month, library clerk Rose Ramon has some activity planned for them to do.
A healthy diet and lifestyle can help fight cardiovascular disease. Making small dietary adjustments daily can translate into long-term benefits for your health and your heart.
Discussions between the city of Killeen, Bell County, the city of Harker Heights and Killeen Independent School District concerning the scope of the Chaparral Road realignment/reconstruction project and how the responsibilities of each of those parties will relate to the project have been go…
The total official number of visitors at Saturday’s 11th Annual Food, Wine and Brew Fest has yet to be calculated, but Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce officials say that it’s accurate to report that thousands were in attendance.
It was an invitation to lunch in 1994 with familiar people from the community such as Judge Tony Costa and Attorney Ted Smith — who were on the City Council at the time — in addition to other prominent Harker Heights lawyers that changed the life story of attorney Burk Roberts.
Harker Heights Parks and Recreation hosted two public forums this week to give residents a chance to speak their minds and be heard as the department prepares the 10-year Parks and Trails Master Plan.
The Transportation Safety Administration wants all Texas residents to make sure they have an updated driver’s license or other acceptable form of identification before they try to board an airplane late next year.
Six men and women came together at the Harker Heights Public Library on Saturday morning for what was originally scheduled to be a workshop on writing and self-publishing a novel, but, because of a last-minute cancellation, turned instead into a roundtable discussion on those same topics.
The Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department is hosting two public forms for the purpose of giving residents an opportunity to learn more and provide input as the department prepares the 10-year Parks, Open Space and Trails Master Plan.
The Killeen area can look forward to a dry weekend, with no rain in the forecast until early next week.
The Harker Heights City Council met Tuesday in a regular session and adopted a budget and tax rate, in addition to setting rates and charges, penalties for non-payment and provided an effective date.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Harker Heights Police Department is trying to identify a man sought in connection with an ID/theft by fraud case at Sam’s Club. The department posted pictures of the man on HHPD’s Facebook page Thursday. Detectives are hoping to identify and question the man about the ca…
Thousands of people gathered Saturday to celebrate the third annual Puerto Rican Heritage Festival at The Shack Caribbean Seafood and Grill in Harker Heights.
Big Hoss BBQ from Killeen food for first responders in Harker Heights and Killeen on Tuesday to celebrate the heroism of first responders on 9/11.
A Vision XXI project created in 2018, sponsored by the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce, culminated Aug. 21 with a tour to five Killeen ISD elementary schools.
District 54 state Rep. Brad Buckley was the featured speaker at a luncheon meeting Aug. 30, sponsored by the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce.
Alberta Barrett, Harker Heights finance director, led the City Council through another public hearing and discussion of the fiscal year budget and fee schedule for 2019-2020 at a council workshop Tuesday.
It may only be the second week that Science Club has been held at the Harker Heights Public Library, but the children who attend the afterschool program already know to expect great things from the half-hour-long program.
How much sugar do you consume daily? While a relatively simple question, the answer is not always as cut and dried.
The Harker Heights City Council held its first public hearing on the proposed 2019-2020 budget at their meeting on Tuesday.
More than 250 people turned out Saturday for the open house and ribbon cutting at the new Cornerstone Baptist Church, located at 484 Farm-to-Market 3219 in Harker Heights.