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Harker Heights and state officials are continuing to look into a system failure at the Trimmier Creek Lift Station that caused roughly 17,500 gallons of sewage to overflow into the Trimmier Creek tributary near a residential subdivision Tuesday.

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The “Buy a Brick” fundraising effort for the First Responder Memorial, sponsored by the 2019 class of Vision XXI, continues and as of Wednesday, the group had raised $23,000 through the sale of 112 bricks with more orders on the way.

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Two hundred students and parents along with 15 vendors and 25-30 teachers, staff members and administrators attended the first Union Grove Middle School “Back to School Bash” held August 15 at the campus.

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The Armed Services YMCA has had many great camps for kids to choose from this summer, and youth sports programs remain a popular choice. Among those is the Basketball Camp, run by ASYMCA sports director Chris Runnels himself, and he teaches more than just the sport; he teaches lifelong lesso…

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The Armed Services YMCA has got people talking about its Cooking Camp, and more specifically about the Cake Wars week that was held two weeks ago. Modeled after the Food Network’s show of the same name, the class of twelve boys and girls was treated to a crash course on baking from scratch, …

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The people at the Harker Heights Public Library just can’t seem to help themselves. They hear about a good thing, latch onto it, and then bring it into the community to share.

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The Harker Heights City Council on Tuesday heard presentations from Jerry Bark, director of Public Relations, and Joseph Molis, director of Planning and Development, about decisions made during the recent 86th Legislative Session that will directly affect the city of Harker Heights.

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The stakes were high last week at the Armed Services YMCA, and the aromas coming from the test kitchen were mouth-watering, as 12 young bakers, ranging in age from 10 to 13, put their all into baking their best cakes for bragging rights (and a special first prize) during Cooking Camp Cake Wars.

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The roundabout project was at one time a point of contention and concern for residents and business owners along Commercial Drive and Heights Drive plus the eastern entrance to the parking lot for the Harker Heights Wal-Mart and the Murphy USA gasoline fill-up island.

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A request for a conditional-use permit from Kevin and Julie Tramp, the owners of the property at 703 W. Farm-to-Market 2410 and the neighboring lot to the west in Highland Oaks Estates, was considered by council members Tuesday, but not before Councilman John Reider, a local Realtor, stepped…

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Twelve children divided into three teams of four: Team Cookie, Team Cake, and Team Cupcake. Reputations are on the line. This may not be a national competition, but the stakes feel just as high for these budding bakers.

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When you mow your own lawn or have a landscaper do it for you and there’s grass or leaves left in the street or on sidewalks, it is a code violation in the City of Harker Heights.

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About 50 people gathered Monday at the Harker Heights Public Library / Activities Center to hear city leaders share information about commercial heavy vehicle parking in residential zones and what has been tagged by some as the nuisance factor of vehicles parked on residential lawns.

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It was indeed a super day at the Harker Heights Pubic Library on Saturday as more than 300 people came out to participate in the library’s sixth annual Superhero Day, a day that saw both the library and the Activities Center overtaken by superheroes of all sizes.

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In the mind of Jeff Achee, director of Parks and Recreation for the city of Harker Heights, the time has come to add a chapter to the city’s ordinances concerning the rules, policies, and procedures of the operation of the Parks and Recreation Department.

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Children of all ages — some were seen wearing princess dresses while others carried wands — lined up at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library waiting for the doors to open Wednesday.

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We are barely into July, so there is still plenty of time left for children on their summer vacations. Many parents are looking for inexpensive activities for their children to do between now and the beginning of the new school year. Fortunately, the Armed Services YMCA offers just that.

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The Armed Services YMCA is holding summer day camps from now until the end of August, but with a new theme each week, deciding which camps to send your child to can be a bit daunting.

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The use of dietary supplements has steadily increased throughout the years with reports estimating sales in the billions of dollars. Dietary supplements fall into three categories: vitamin and mineral supplements, herbal supplements and performance enhancing supplements.

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A crowd of 134 runners and walkers joined by dogs, young children, vendors, a food truck and a craft beer delivery van came out early Saturday at Harker Heights Community Park for the first of three 5K “Mug Runs/Walks” planned for 2019.