During last week’s water line break, a few city officials said they themselves didn’t receive initial notice of the outage.
NOLANVILLE — Since December, five people resigned from prominent positions within city government.
When the 20 senior citizens in attendance at “Trading Secrets” entered their meeting room July 18 at the Harker Heights Recreation Center, discussion started right away concerning the topic of the day: “What are the biggest estate planning mistakes?”
As of June 30, the city of Harker Heights had total investments of about $35.8 million during the city’s third quarter.
Celebrate Batman’s 75th birthday with the library on Saturday
Albert Einstein walked into the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library July 11 wearing shoes, but no socks, and a beige shirt buttoned at the collar beneath a gold sweater.
If Bella Kankelfitz and her brother, Hayden, had gone swimming at a lake or spent the weekend picnicking with family and friends — no one would have batted an eyelid.
Melissa West was focused.
A dozen participants met in the Harker Heights Activity Center Monday to learn the benefits and art of compost, or “black gold” for the garden.
NOLANVILLE — Despite five locations since its inception on July 16, 1989, members of NorthSide Baptist Church say the church is more than just a building.
Vintage Church of Harker Heights launched its first Parents Night Out program July 11.
Lisa Youngblood is not only the director of the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library, she also is a member of the Harker Heights Kiwanis Club.
Instead of spending her Independence Day weekend focused on activities, 12-year-old Harker Heights resident Bella Kankelfitz wanted to give back.
NOLANVILLE — Bob Pena will be 66 when he finally retires in the fall.
Diagnosed with polycystic disease years ago, Harker Heights resident Glen Brashear’s future looked uncertain.
Olton Phillips has been the pastor of the NorthSide Baptist Church in Nolanville since it began 25 years ago. The original location of the church was in a store front on Rancier Road in Killeen.
Each week, Harker Heights Kiwanis Club members recite the Kiwanis International mission statement to change the world, one child and one community at a time.
Heather Cross kayaked before, but wasn’t sure if she was doing it right. So she took the first kayak class held by the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department to find out.
NOLANVILLE — Marcy Ng changed history in the late 1970s and she didn’t even realize she was doing it at the time.
More than 45 people, many of whom regularly attend activities for seniors sponsored by Harker Heights Parks and Recreation, made a trip June 26 to the Maypole Ranch for the annual picnic hosted by Joyce Mayer, the city’s coordinator for senior activities.
In celebration of Parks and Recreation month, Harker Heights is challenging members of the community to spend one hour outside each day during July. Residents can accept the challenge by signing the “Out is In” pledge sheet and turning it to the Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail, or the Recreation Center, 307 Miller’s Crossing, by July 11.
Amid the bustle of traffic on Knight’s Way near Wampum Drive sits a mini-landscaped area that offers a view of three tall, metal figures, a red star between two black “H” letters.
NOLANVILLE — City Council members discussed the future of city employees’ salaries as well as other upcoming budget issues at their June 19 meeting.
With school out for the summer, area organizations are hungry to help ensure families and children have meals to eat.
Municipal court employee Kevin Beckman was named Employee of the Quarter at the Harker Heights employee recognition ceremony Tuesday.
Col. Viet Luong is familiar with the legendary support those stationed at Fort Hood receive from the community.
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Singers and musicians gathered at the Exalted Praise Worship Center in Harker Heights on June 13 to be a part of the first Sound of Worship Music Experience.
As sizzling temperatures approach, teens caught the party wave at the Harker Heights Teen Dive-In on June 13 at the Carl Levin Park outdoor pool.
When Dylan Navarro was born seven months ago, everything changed for his parents Gerardo “Jerry” Navarro, 35, and Stephanie Downard Navarro, 33.
Harker Heights Police Officer Christopher Villella and his K-9 partner Era typically train 10 hours a week.
What wouldn’t Josie Reid and Amber Williamson do for a big bowl of spaghetti and a juicy, double-bun hamburger these days.
Concert to benefit fallen and wounded officers Saturday
NOLANVILLE — The Faith Fellowship and Christian Life Center has been a part of the Nolanville community for nearly five years.
His dream job became a reality, but not without experiencing fear, anxiety, anger, discouragement and months of fighting a disease that could have taken his life.
On any given Thursday morning at the Harker Heights Recreation Center, seniors gather to learn and create crafts through the Stampin’ Up program.
KILLEEN — Flying a plane is on some people’s bucket lists, and at the ripe old age of 12, Cayli Katz got to check that box Saturday.
As the clock struck 2 on the last day of school June 5, more than 200 Eastern Hill Middle School students made their way up the hill to the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library to cut loose with their friends one last time before the official start of summer.
In light of recent storms, Harker Heights Police Chief Mike Gentry told Kiwanis Club members at their regular meeting Wednesday to be wary of anybody who comes to their door soliciting home repair.
BELTON — Retired Col. Renita Foster Menyhert told a story about a soldier, his compassion, and the special dress his bride wore at their wedding after the war.
NOLANVILLE — Police Chief Gary Kent remembers when he was a kid in St. Louis when he would throw a baseball around with local policemen as part of a mentoring program.
Members of the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce’s Vision XXI Leadership Class spent the day learning about government June 6.
For the first time, USAA named its top communities for military families and Harker Heights made the cut.
A dozen participants met at the Harker Heights Activities Center on Monday to learn the craft of seed paper making.
Joy Moton and Kierra Parker have only been friends for a year, but they already know they’ll miss each other.
After hoisting their new trophy for the benefit of a photo Tuesday, a group of medically minded students explained the real victory.
A corporate mentorship program new to the area brought practical life lessons and impactful inspiration to Union Grove Middle School students.