Communities In Schools of Greater Central Texas will conduct its 15th annual Shoes-4-Kids shoe drive November 15 through December 15. CIS is seeking to collect donations of new or gently-worn shoes in sizes toddler 12 to adult 14 for children registered in the CIS program. Tennis shoes/sneak…
For the past four years, the annual Harker Heights community Thanksgiving meal has blessed many people, but Sunday’s event surprised even organizers with the numbers.
Lisa Sherwood works at Amy’s Attic in Harker Heights, lives in Killeen.
In past years, my November column was always about the Houston International Quilt Festival. The last one I attended was in 2019.
Giving thanks is a regular part of this time of year.
Harker Heights American Legion Post No. 573 has a history of giving to the Fort Hood Santa’s Workshop every year since 2009. But this year’s donation doubled the amount they gave last year and went beyond what was expected, to the tune of $40,000.
Celebrate Harker Heights Children’s Book Week with a visit to the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
There aren’t too many places to buy a plush University of Texas Christmas tree, but Saturday’s Ladies of Charity Holiday Bazaar was one of them.
As of Nov. 1, the City of Harker Heights launched its new City Information Portal.
Sometimes it’s the little things that make a vacation worthwhile.
Central Texas College announced this week its annual haunted house and carnival is back on.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has special fall programing: Haunted Heights, and National Novel Writing Month.
Combine hundreds of books with hundreds of people getting together at the Stewart C. Meyer Public Library Activities Center over a two-day period on Oct. 21-22 and you have the Friends of the Library Book Sale 2022 turning out to be a big success.
Harker Heights residents are cordially invited by the staff of the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library to a special dedication ceremony at 9 a.m., Friday, Oct. 28, of the Bob and Sue Dunlap Serenity Garden and the Stewart and Mari Meyer Storywalk on the library property at 400 Ind…
Have you ever wondered how quilters became quilters?
Nearly 300 individuals — adults and children combined — began last Saturday with a run/walk. The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Mug Run, a 5K with a beer and bratwurst theme. Following that, children participated in a fun run around the parking lot of Harker Heights Com…
Several new programs at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library have nothing to do with books. Library Director Lisa Youngblood is also one of the instructors in several new “Learning to Sew” classes held this month.
Educational Outfitters in Harker Heights once again played host to two groups of home-schooled students for Home School Science Sessions on Wednesday.
Seasonal fun is front and center this week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
About a dozen people showed up at the Harker Heights Activities Center on Oct. 7 to hear Sara Dykman tell her story about a 10,201-mile bike ride in 2017 that followed the migration of monarch butterflies from Michoacan, Mexico, during the winter, where they reproduce during February and March.
I’m pretty sure our cat is not going to be happy.
Mark Bruce, 56, lives in Killeen, works in Harker Heights. Owner and Operator of BAM’S Photography and Videography
Garage sales can provide some interesting finds of an eclectic nature. Just ask Killeen resident Linda Isley, who shopped around at the house of Gloria Harris in Harker Heights during the community garage sale last weekend.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has a new story walk and this one is located on the grounds of the library and activities center. Enjoy nature and a story adventure on your next visit.
The Mayborn Science Theater recently announced its October show schedule which features several Halloween-themed laser light shows. The lineup also includes Saturday shows, weekday matinees, Laser Friday and a “Twilight”-themed special event.
Last weekend, I observed 52 years since my graduation from Throckmorton High School by attending Homecoming 2022 in my little hometown in North Texas.
The Harker Heights Police Department Community Services Division reported to the Herald on Wednesday that residents from 10 locations signed up to host National Night Out block parties on Tuesday, from 5 to 8 p.m.
This past week while we were in the car going somewhere, my wife, son and I were discussing whether tornadoes or hurricanes were a worse weather phenomenon.
NOLANVILLE — Around two dozen vendors and several hundred families spent Saturday afternoon celebrating the Train Whistle Jamboree at City Hall.
Harker Heights-area residents will be treated to a free art show in the park this weekend.
An attempted child abduction at the intersection of Ann Boulevard and Beeline Lane in Harker Heights on Wednesday was stopped by two witnesses, according to a news release from the Harker Heights Police Department.