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2009 Harker Heights High School graduate Kelsey Pribilski already hosts her own online television show, “BBQuest.” She has a long list of acting credits to her name. And she now also hosts her very own podcast, “Gawkward.”

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Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and in response to the current shelter in place orders, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library will be adding new online storytimes for the community to help little ones and families while away their time.

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Even though the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is now closed for walk-in and drive-through service until further notice, their Virtual Library is available 24/7. It offers access to eBooks for reading or listening options. Go to http://www.ci.harker-heights.tx.us/virtuallibra…

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is just one of many organizations within the city of Harker Heights to have to suspend programming and events until at least April 6 due concerns about the coronavirus. But it is also in a unique position to be able to find other ways to ser…

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Family Nights are a staple program every Thursday night at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, and Family Science Night occurs on one Thursday a month. Last Thursday was March’s Science Night, and the subject was seeds, a timely subject as area children celebrated Spring Break.

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My family has a fine Irish heritage, one my son has been interested in (obsessed with) for quite some time. Though he now lives out of state, I decided that this St. Patrick’s Day I would honor our heritage on his behalf by cooking a traditional Irish meal for St. Patrick’s Day.

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More than 300 people assembled in the cafeteria at Harker Heights Elementary School on Saturday for the 49th Annual Pancake Supper sponsored by the Harker Heights Kiwanis Club.

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It’s an exciting time to be at the Armed Services YMCA. With many of its winter programs still ongoing, and registration open for many others, March is going to be a month for people to either take advantage of their memberships, or to give the Y a try to see what family fun can be had.

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On the first Tuesday of each month, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library hosts “Get Crafty,” an art program that is designed for the busy adult that allows some time to just create. The project of the month is always reflective of a special holiday or season, and this month att…

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Tickets are on sale for the Harker Heights Kiwanis Club Annual Pancake Supper scheduled for Feb. 29, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at the Harker Heights Elementary School, 726 S. Ann Blvd.

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Students from Eastern Hills Middle School were treated to a special afterschool Valentine maker space last Thursday at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.

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Now that Valentine’s Day is (mercifully) behind us, we can now turn our eyes to the next saint’s feast day on the calendar — St. Patrick’s Day, a day when even the non-Irish celebrate all things Irish, and a day when adults can hoist a pint (or seven) at the local bar or pub.

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The Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department values its seniors, and to show its appreciation, the Senior Recreation program will be adding a couple of special activities to the usual lineup at the Harker Heights Activities Center for the months of February and March.

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Even though Science Club is on hiatus, Science Night is still going strong once per month during Family Night at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. And children’s librarian Amanda Hairston still manages to pack lots of science into the hour-long program.

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Quartets from the Texas Country Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus will be delivering Singing Valentines in Killeen, Harker Heights, Belton, Copperas Cove, Fort Hood, Temple, Waco and other surrounding communities throughout the entire day on Feb. 14.

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Beginning a new year invites anticipation of the possibilities, and at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library there are programs and events that cultivate this looking forward. This week’s focus is on healthy living, be it physical, career, emotional, or environmental.

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The temperature at 9 a.m. Saturday was 38, the chill factor was 29 and the winds gusted to 30 mph from the north, but the frigid conditions did not stop 40 volunteers and several city staff members from gathering at Purser Family Park for the first-ever “I Love My Parks Day,” sponsored by th…

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January means that it’s flu season, and flu season is here to stay for the time being. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, flu season in Texas lasts from October until May, and typically peaks in February, which is rapidly approaching.