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Fun, addictive camping stories

Fun, addictive camping stories

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Away from any lights, the stars seem to triple in number. They’re closer to the earth, too, and shinier. When you’re outdoors, you also hear t…

Take precautions in summer heat

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I heard a weather forecast mention that we would be in the 100 degree temperatures this week. It also emphasized we were actually a couple of …

An ancient love of ice cream

An ancient love of ice cream

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Ice cream has origins in ancient China and Greece, where people mixed snow, fruits and syrups to create sweet treats. Sorbets and ices were se…

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Briefs

Copperas Cove council to look at tax rate

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The Copperas Cove City Council will have a workshop at 5 p.m. Tuesday to see a presentation on and discuss the ad valorem tax rate for fiscal …

City says downtown lane closures begin Monday

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The area bounded by 10th Street east to 24th Street and Rancier Avenue south to Avenue E will experience intermittent lane closures beginning …

Heights police investigating 19-year-old woman’s death

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HARKER HEIGHTS — Police continue to investigate the death of a 19-year-old woman early last week.

‘Safari Greg’ delights kids of all ages at summer library program

‘Safari Greg’ delights kids of all ages at summer library program

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It was an exciting morning of animals and antics for all who attended the “Safari Greg” show at the Harker Heights Public Library on Wednesday.

Local writers showcase their works at Heights library’s ‘Authors’ Fair’

Local writers showcase their works at Heights library’s ‘Authors’ Fair’

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With an abundance of writing talent in the area, local authors showcased their works on Saturday at the “Authors’ Fair” at the Stewart C. Meye…

Game show teaches kids financial literacy

Game show teaches kids financial literacy

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Children in attendance at the Harker Heights Library’s “Is the Price Right?” game show night last Thursday may have been learning about the va…

Area performer wishes Heights had a mall

Area performer wishes Heights had a mall

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Jokia Williams, 28, performs in Harker Heights and other areas, and lives in Killeen.

Catalog’s arrival means time for Houston quilt festival nearing

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Yesterday I received the Houston International Quilt Festival catalog in the mail. It always arrives mid-July every year — as long as I regist…

President of Wreath Riders speaks to Rotary Club about projects

President of Wreath Riders speaks to Rotary Club about projects

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Lawrence J. “Mack” McCullar, committee member and Rider President of the Wreath Riders, was guest speaker at a recent Harker Heights Rotary Cl…

Heights library shows anime movies to gathered young adult crowd

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A small but enthusiastic group of teens converged at the Stewart C. Meyer Public Library on Monday for “Anime Matinee,” two hours of socializi…

Ankle sprains and fractures lead to longstanding Arthritis

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Minor injuries start to wear down ankle joint over time, and when the ankle is moved out of alignment briefly during a sprain, it causes frict…

Volunteers gather early Saturday for Nolanville cleanup project

Volunteers gather early Saturday for Nolanville cleanup project

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NOLANVILLE — Instead of sleeping late, a small but dedicated group of children and adults in Nolanville rolled out of bed around 8 a.m. Saturd…

Rotary Club unveils new website

Rotary Club unveils new website

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The Harker Heights Rotary Club has unveiled its new website.

Shelter offers advice on slowing population growth

Shelter offers advice on slowing population growth

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Along with oppressive heat in the summertime comes misery for many humans. In the world of cats and dogs, there’s just also misery in the over…

Heights Vision XXI class meets for Local Government Day

Heights Vision XXI class meets for Local Government Day

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The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce Vision XXI 2016 leadership class met July 14 for Local Government Day.

Here's my sign: I'm a grammar snob, for sure

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I had a not-too-surprising revelation over the weekend: I am a grammar snob.

Second Heights camp off more complex robots

Second Heights camp off more complex robots

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The “Robotics II Camp” stirred up some summer fun with drag racers and Ferris wheels at the Stewart C. Meyer Public Library this week.

Heights council considers zoning changes for garden homes

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The Harker Heights City Council met Tuesday and considered several zoning designation changes in addition to a request for a preliminary plat …

People with hearing loss deserve our compassion

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One of the odd things about modern society is the different amounts of respect that have evolved for different types of disabilities.

Mandalorian Mercs show off costumes at Heights library

Mandalorian Mercs show off costumes at Heights library

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For many fans, creating a character from “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter” or other heroes is more than just a about making a costume. It’s about th…

Retired Army chaplain shares details of the job with Kiwanis Club at recent meeting

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Retired Army chaplain Bill Phillips presented Army Chaplaincy 101 to the members of the Harker Heights Kiwanis Club on July 5 at their regular…

Belton opens new bridge over MLK Jr. Avenue

Belton opens new bridge over MLK Jr. Avenue

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BELTON — More than three decades after the project was first conceived, the Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue bridge over Nolan Creek opened Tuesd…

Superheroes swarm Fun Day in the Park for kids of all ages

Superheroes swarm Fun Day in the Park for kids of all ages

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Dozens of ‘Superheros’ swarmed Carl Levin Park on Saturday for the annual “Fun Day in the Park,” hosted by the Harker Heights Parks and Recrea…

Living

Michelle Obama wears American designer Christian Siriano

Michelle Obama wears American designer Christian Siriano

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Michelle Obama, who ditched the boxy jackets and dowdy style of so many first ladies before her, addressed the Democratic National Convention …

Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous'

Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous'

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Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie S…

Fox News ousts 2 more executives

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NEW YORK (AP) — Four days after the ouster of Roger Ailes as Fox News chief, two more executives at the network have been axed.

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Animal Shelter

Animal Shelter

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The Killeen Animal Services building is seen Wednesday, July 20, 2016.