The Harker Heights City Council and several department directors sponsored an Employee Recognition Ceremony this week to congratulate new employees, staff members receiving years of service pins, promotions, and the recipients of the year for the third and fourth quarters of 2019.
Harker Heights City Hall was the site of the fourth annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony put on by the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department on Monday.
The story of Shiloh Wester is one of someone who goes to work for an organization doing a small job but over a period of time learns the ropes, climbs the corporate ladder to success and becomes the one who is selected as the frontrunner.
Barnes & Noble in Harker Heights held a Lego Build-It event Saturday afternoon that drew a crowd of dozens of parents and children who came to hear a short story and build a Lego castle based on the one in the recently released movie “Frozen 2.”
The sixth annual lighting of the Harker Heights Christmas Tree has been scheduled for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Perhaps even more than Christmas, Thanksgiving is the holiday where people come together to tell their loved ones just how much they mean to them.
An overflow crowd in the Activities Center at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on Nov. 22 said goodbye to Harker Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Glenn Gallenstein as he retires from the department.
The annual lighting of the Harker Heights Christmas Tree is set for Dec. 2, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in front of City Hall at 305 Miller’s Crossing.
Jeff Achee, director of Parks and Recreation, stood before a crowd of about 20 people on Nov. 14 in Council Chambers at Harker Heights City Hall to begin the third and final public forum concerning the launching of the 2020-2030 City of Harker Heights Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan.
The Harker Heights Public Library held an Early Literacy fair for children and their parents on Wednesday morning in honor of Harker Heights Book Week. This was the ninth year that the library has held such an event, with about 150 people attending.
The annual Harker Heights community Thanksgiving service is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church in Harker Heights.
Puppies and kittens from the Harker Heights Pet Adoption Center were having a party Sunday, and everyone in the community was invited.
The rebuilding of Harker Heights Elementary School was one of the potential construction projects for a new Killeen ISD bond discussed by the bond steering committee this week.
Once a month, the Armed Services YMCA Wellness Center in Harker Heights holds a luncheon just for seniors that combines a healthy meal with a talk by a professional about some topic related to senior health.
What the city had posted as a five-item agenda for Tuesday’s Harker Heights Council meeting turned into the presentation of a proclamation and the consideration of one item under new business.
It was a balmy morning just before 7 a.m. Monday, and it was Veterans Day. A crowd of about 50 people made their way to the Harker Heights Recreation Center for the Veterans Ceremony 2019.
Kelsey Pribilski may have only graduated from high school a scant 10 years ago, but what she has done in these intervening years is take the loves of her life and parlay them into a career that most of us wish we had.
Texas voters approved nine of 10 amendments to the state Constitution, Tuesday, including a controversial amendment that will make it harder for lawmakers to enact a state income tax.
The Ladies of Charity of St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church held their annual Holiday Bazaar last weekend, and this year it was bigger and better than ever.
The “Move It, Groove It” program at the Harker Heights Public Library, held on Monday mornings, is back for the month of November, and with it comes a few small changes.
The Harker Heights City Council met Tuesday for a workshop to receive information pertaining to the city’s solid waste contract and possible options for solid waste services.
In celebration of Texas State Arbor Day, the community planted four new trees at the Heights Community park Saturday morning.
Dr. Austin Ruiz, a Harker Heights resident and Killeen optometrist, has been appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to the Brazos River Authority board of directors.
Thousands of people — most dressed as various characters from books, movies, or TV shows — came out to the Harker Heights Community Park to attend the Harker Heights Halloween Hoopla Saturday night.
It’s not unusual for the Harker Heights Public Library to have a number of teenagers from Eastern Hills Middle School stop by on any given afternoon once school lets out. And once a month, library clerk Rose Ramon even has a project waiting for them as part of the teen program she leads.
Adams Chapel AME Church in Harker Heights was the site for the third and final community education forum hosted by Philemon Brown and Community Hands of Central Texas on Saturday,
The Armed Services YMCA holds a catered luncheon every month for seniors and pairs it with a talk about senior health. This month, in honor of Physical Therapy Month, the topic was joint replacement.
Should Harker Heights take over Dana Peak Park and how would that work.
The Harker Heights City Council approved a second request by Jerome and Rachel Gomez for preliminary plat approval that includes 12 duplex lots and the extension of water and wastewater utilities, as well as a new road to be built to city standards.
The Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department’s adaptive sports program, also known as Ability Sports, has had a regular rotation of different sports that parents can enroll their children in to try. Some of the past sports have included rock climbing and bowling, and for the next month…
A state-of the-county report was presented Wednesday by Bell County Judge David Blackburn, attracting about 50 people to the Activities Center at the Stewart C. Meyer Public Library.
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.