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Friday 09/26/2014
Interact Club inducts new members
Posted: September 26, 2014

Harker Heights High School’s Interact Club is now double the size from when it started last year after new members were inducted Sept. 17.

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Heights to offer cyber safety courses through October
Posted: September 26, 2014

To observe Cyber Awareness Month, Harker Heights officials will offer courses throughout the month for residents.

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Kiwanis members take trip back to 1994 at meeting
Posted: September 26, 2014

It was like a walk down memory lane for members of the Heights Kiwanis Club on Tuesday.

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Retired general talks about book at Rotary meeting
Posted: September 26, 2014

At the recent 2014 Patriot’s Day meeting of the Harker Heights Rotary Club, the guest speaker was retired Lt. Gen. Dave Palmer, who graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in 1956 and had a military career that almost spans the Cold War era.

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Friday 09/19/2014
Nolan Creek Winery celebrates Italian wine, harvest
Posted: September 19, 2014

BELTON — The Italian countryside may seem farther than “Lago di Beltone” here in Bell County, but Nolan Creek Winery succeeded in whisking 50 patrons away to Italy’s old country for a bountiful harvest celebration Sept. 12.

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Heights chamber welcomes new board members
Posted: September 19, 2014

Two residents were appointed to positions on the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors.

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Military Child Education Coalition visits Harker Heights library
Posted: September 19, 2014

Children gathered at the Harker Heights library Sept. 11 to share in a special storytime with representatives from the Military Child Education Coalition.

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Speaker brings international experience to Rotary Club
Posted: September 19, 2014

In his introduction of the featured speaker at the Heights Rotary Club meeting Sept. 4, member Ed Mullins described his guest, Hanspeter Tobler, as one of the most highly qualified Rotarians to be governor of District 5870 for 2014-2015. 

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Friday 09/19/2014
Aggravated robbery reported in Heights
Posted: September 19, 2014

Police and the vigilant, involved residents of Harker Heights managed to keep reported crime down again this week.

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Kiwanis Club gets lesson on patriotism
Posted: September 19, 2014

All civic organizations in town begin each meeting with some form of emphasis on patriotism. 

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Purple Cancer Warriors to hold fourth annual BraFest
Posted: September 19, 2014

NOLANVILLE — The Heart of Texas Purple Cancer Warriors will present the fourth annual BraFest at noon Saturday at The Pit Stop Bar and Grill.

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Canteen revs up for motorcycle toy run Saturday
Posted: September 19, 2014

Motorcycle riders, supporters and anyone looking for something to do Saturday are invited to the Canteen’s third annual toy run, organizers said.

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Safety Day in the Park on Saturday
Posted: September 19, 2014

Residents wanting a safer community are encouraged to attend the second annual Safety Day in the Park.

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9-19-2014 Harker Heights Police blotter
Posted: September 19, 2014

Harker Heights police reports indicated:

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Friday 09/12/2014
Storytime, scrapbooking events happening Saturday
Posted: September 12, 2014

Join the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library for Dog Days Story Time at 11 a.m. Saturday. Meet the ever-popular Clifford the Big Red Dog during this special Saturday storytime at Barnes & Nobles in Market Heights.

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Council OKs contract for continuation of Wal-Mart sidewalk
Posted: September 12, 2014

An 8-foot-wide sidewalk to be constructed near the new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will continue toward the Hudson Heights Development.

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Girl Scouts of Central Texas hold annual recruitment rally
Posted: September 12, 2014

The Girl Scouts of Central Texas held their annual Killeen Sister Cities Service Unit Recruitment Rally in Killeen on Saturday.

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Granny basketball league forms in Heights
Posted: September 12, 2014

In their 60s, Killeen area residents Marjay Wilson and retired Copperas Cove Middle School coach Barbara Scott are considered the babies of a newly formed league in Harker Heights.

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Family Promise working to grow in Bell Co.
Posted: September 12, 2014

Local pastors, church leaders and community members gathered at Trinity Baptist Church in Harker Heights on Tuesday night to discuss expanding the Family Promise program into western Bell County. Family Promise enables religious groups and churches to provide shelter and meals for homeless families.

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Powwow to celebrate life
Posted: September 12, 2014

Paula Curtsinger, guest speaker at the latest Trading Secrets meeting, spoke not only to those gathered about Native American lore, but also invited them and the general public to the 22nd annual Four Winds Intertribal Pow-Wow.

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Speaker addresses personal credit scores
Posted: September 12, 2014

Club meetings most often feature guest speakers, while other times members who are experts in their field volunteer their time sharing knowledge about their jobs or topics that would be interesting to the members.

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Bell County grand jury indicts armed robbers, police investigate various crimes
Posted: September 12, 2014

The Bell County grand jury indicted three people accused of committing a recent armed robbery, which occurred in a Harker Heights hotel. Armed robbery is a first-degree felony, punishable upon conviction for from from to 99 years or life in prison.

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News briefs
Posted: September 12, 2014

Home Collection Event is Saturday

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Police blotter
Posted: September 12, 2014

Harker Heights police reports indicated:

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Friday 09/05/2014
Heights restaurant, market cooks up year of success
Posted: September 05, 2014

Harker Heights business owner Luvina Sabree stands behind the counter of her health food store and scrawls out a customer’s order on a notepad. 

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Heights council to adopt $18.9 million budget
Posted: September 05, 2014

As Harker Heights officials get set to adopt the city’s budget, council members met Tuesday to discuss additional changes to the proposed $18.9 million document. 

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Nolanville searches for city manager, considers changes to Avenue H
Posted: September 05, 2014

NOLANVILLE — The city has faced several hardships since Stephen Pearl’s departure July 18, but City Council members are making progress in the search for the second city manager in Nolanville history.

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Heights police investigate burglaries, thefts
Posted: September 05, 2014

With a proactive police department patrolling Harker Heights businesses and residential neighborhoods, it is unquestionably the reason crime reports remain low for a city the size of Harker Heights.

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Williams tribute at Belton’s Grand Avenue Theater
Posted: September 05, 2014

Grand Avenue Theater in Belton is going to put on a weeklong Robin Williams tribute today and through Thursday. Screenings of eight notable films from the beloved comedy actor’s works will rotate the entire week at the theater. 

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Rotarians learn about Killeen ISD school safety plans
Posted: September 05, 2014

The newest educational terminologies are shelter in place, building evacuation, site evacuation, exterior lockdown and total lockdown.

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Association gears up for annual veterans event
Posted: September 05, 2014

NOLANVILLE — The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 23-5 is gearing up for its third annual Vets for Vets event. 

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9-5-2014 Police blotter
Posted: September 05, 2014

Harker Heights police reports indicated:

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9-5-2014 Heights News Briefs
Posted: September 05, 2014

Leave No Trace program Saturday

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Friday 08/29/2014
Community rallies for Harker Heights
Posted: August 29, 2014

Sweltering temperatures did not deter a large turnout of between 300 and 400 students, parents, vendors and Harker Heights residents for the second annual Harker Heights High School’s Community Back-to-School Rally on Aug. 22.

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Code violations lead to auction of man’s property
Posted: August 29, 2014

A Harker Heights resident claims what started out as city officials telling him a fence was too high led to his house being taken away.

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Congressional hopeful shares views with Lions Club
Posted: August 29, 2014

The guest speaker at Wednesday’s Harker Heights Lions Club meeting was Louie Minor, the Democratic candidate for U.S House District 31. He is running against six-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock.

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Heights police investigate assaults, thefts, burglaries
Posted: August 29, 2014

As the summer vacation months draw to a close, burglaries in all categories tend to begin a seasonal downward trend. This appears to be true of Harker Heights. Residents returned from vacation, thereby deterring thieves from making them a target of burglary.

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Interact Club members meet with Rotarians
Posted: August 29, 2014

Katie Arey, charter member and incoming president of the Interact Club at Harker Heights High School, was the guest speaker at the Aug. 21 Rotary meeting.

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Kiwanis Club learns about signs of heart attack, stroke
Posted: August 29, 2014

Members at Tuesday’s Kiwanis Club meeting learned how to recognize if a person is having a heart attack or stroke.

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Friday 08/22/2014
Knights welcome freshmen to campus
Posted: August 22, 2014

With wide smiles, nervous laughter and a few jitters, incoming freshmen filled the Harker Heights High School auditorium on Aug. 14 for Knight Camp.

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Chamber helps teachers get ready for school
Posted: August 22, 2014

Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce members and staff gathered Wednesday afternoon at the chamber office for a project that was meant to help teachers at Harker Heights High School have an upbeat outlook on the first day of school Monday.

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Soldier’s son continues service tradition at U.S. Air Force Academy
Posted: August 22, 2014

The son of a First Army Division West battalion commander answered a phone call accepting him into the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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New USO Fort Hood program manager visits Rotarians
Posted: August 22, 2014

Isabel Hubbard, program manager for USO Fort Hood, visited Harker Heights Rotary Club members Aug. 14 and shared her transition from moving to Texas from Hawaii.

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Several crimes being investigated by Heights police
Posted: August 22, 2014

While I’m certain that it was not a light-policing week for the Harker Heights police department, crime reports were notably reduced during the past week.

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Voter registration drive Saturday at Heights coffee house
Posted: August 22, 2014

With about 75 days until the November election, eligible residents wanting to vote will have the opportunity sign up.

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Police blotter
Posted: August 22, 2014

Harker Heights police reports indicated:

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Friday 08/15/2014
Students get back into the swing of things
Posted: August 15, 2014

The hustle and bustle of a new school year fell upon Harker Heights High School this week as students attended the district’s annual Readiness Days.

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Nolanville narrows city manager field, postpones jamboree
Posted: August 15, 2014

NOLANVILLE — The city is on track to select its next city manager after selecting four finalists from a pool of 15 candidates at an Aug. 11 workshop.

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Heights couple caught in midst of rising property taxes
Posted: August 15, 2014

Julieanna Tineo’s garden greets the street in front of her house.

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Burglaries, thefts, assaults, investigated by police
Posted: August 15, 2014

The Harker Heights Police Department is not only reactive to crimes committed in its jurisdiction, but proactive as well. That is to say that the department has policies in place that address crime prevention as well as policies that address the investigation of crime and the apprehension of perpetrators.

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Bell County gardeners plan for fall plant maintenance
Posted: August 15, 2014

Area gardeners are hoping to gain higher yields in their gardens as autumn follows a cooler, wetter summer this year.

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Lions Club installs new officers
Posted: August 15, 2014

The Harker Heights Lions Club installed new officers during Wednesday’s meeting.

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Kiwanis hears history of Clements Boys & Girls Club
Posted: August 15, 2014

Charlie Watts was the guest speaker at Tuesday’s meeting of the Harker Heights Kiwanis Club. Watts is a board member of the Clements Boys & Girls Club and brought the crowd an update of the activities of the club in the local area.

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Police blotter
Posted: August 15, 2014

Harker Heights police reports indicated:

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Briefs
Posted: August 15, 2014

Seed swap Saturday in Harker Heights

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Thursday 08/07/2014
Local woman shares her love of antiques
Posted: August 07, 2014

Marta Ramos started collecting antiques for her home 20 years ago.

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Tap Tap Art School camp draws area youth for summer sessions
Posted: August 07, 2014

It’s hours before young aspiring Leonardo da Vincis will debut their masterpieces, yet they calmly streak their paintbrushes across canvasses.

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Nolanville works to develop task force for long-term plan
Posted: August 07, 2014

NOLANVILLE — Nolanville officials are working with Texas A&M’s Texas Target Communities representatives to finalize the city’s next task force meeting time and date, City Secretary Crystal Briggs said.

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