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Posted: Friday, October 25, 2013 4:30 am

Heights sets trick or treating hours

Citywide door-to-door trick or treating will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Halloween, in Harker Heights. City and police department officials asks that everyone practice safety procedures, travel in groups and wear reflective clothing so they can be seen by motorists.

Packing the pantry

The city of Harker Heights is collecting non-perishable food items during the month of November to benefit the Harker Heights Food Care Center. Drop off locations include the Activities Center and Stewart C. Meyer Library, the Recreation Center and City Hall.

Spooktacular events

A family Halloween party for all ages will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Stewart C. Meyer Library, 400 Indian Trail. The not-so-scary family fun party will feature a haunted library tour, a scavenger hunt, indoor trick or treating, a dance party, photo opportunities and a costume contest.

The Central Texas Paranormal Society will be giving a presentation at 6 p.m. Oct. 29, where they will discuss ghost hunting techniques and share paranormal experiences.

Halloween story times will be 10 a.m. Oct. 30 and at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 31.

Library fundraiser

Friends of the Library will have a book sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Stewart C. Meyer Library, 400 Indian Trail. The sale features books, DVDs and more at low prices. To donate books or other items, drop them off at the library.

Council approves rezoning request

The Harker Heights City Council approved construction of more duplexes and multi-family housing Tuesday with the approval of several rezoning ordinance requests from Chris Douse of Rock Creek Investments LLC.

Douse asked council members to rezone the property at 101 Stone Canyon Court from a one-family dwelling district to a multi-family dwelling district.

He also asked the council to change properties at 103, 105 and 107 Stone Canyon Court from a one-family dwelling district to a two-family dwelling district.

Fred Morris, planning and development director, said all four vacant lots meet the use requirements for their individual zoning districts.

Read more at KDHnews.com.

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