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Defense Dept: If government shuts down, Fort Hood troops don't get paid

While political parties in Washington, D.C., continue to blame each other for the possibility of a government shutdown, Fort Hood mi… Read more


Latest News

Harker Heights police veteran retires after 20 years of service

If former Lt. Houston Johnson, a 20-year veteran of the Harker Heights Police Department, ever had any doubts about being well respe… Read more

Area church congregations join for MLK celebration

Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and people across the nation celebrated the life and achievements of one of recent history’s … Read more

‘Little Steamers’ get familiar with science, art

Libraries are morphing from the bastions of quiet they traditionally were to more family-friendly learning places. Read more

Business News

Restaurant owner focuses on health, fitness

Luvina Sabree, 45, always put her family’s needs ahead of her own, but she paid a hefty price for it. Read more

Chamber to host special luncheon

The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce is hosting a government affairs and economic development luncheon next week that is open to t… Read more

Smoothie King sets up shop in Harker Heights

Custom-blend smoothies with pure fruit juices and nutritional supplements now can be savored in Harker Heights. Read more


Community News

Heights’ Spring Fling helps gardeners prepare for planting season

A lot of thought goes into planning a garden before a single seed gets planted in the ground. Read more

Local teacher enjoys helping her students

Rolonda Jones, 43, works for Killeen Independent School District, lives in Harker Heights. Read more

Nolanville man enjoys helping others

Rupert Rose, 49, lives in Nolanville, works in Harker Heights and surrounding areas. Read more


Lady Knights fall to San Angelo Central; softball starts Feb. 13

The Lady Knights lost their final two District 8-6A games before the holiday break. Read more

Spurs won’t play game at Christmas

It’s just not going to be the same. Read more

Lady Knights drop district opener to Killeen

Shirretha Nelson did not recognize her team. Read more

Calendar Events

Spirit of Texas Festival

Spirit of Texas Festival is a FREE 3 DAY FAMILY-FUN Event benefitting local charities. Read more