Most Killeen Independent School District campuses are offering in-person instruction again this week, after a week of inclement weather and weather-related damage to schools kept students out of class for two weeks.
Harker Heights City Manager David Mitchell presented a report at Tuesday’s City Council meeting about the 120-year winter event in Texas and how it affected the residents in the city.
Tuesday’s Harker Heights City Council meeting began with the recognition of Seton Medical Center for their assistance in providing COVID-19 vaccinations for all of the city’s First Responders, who desired one.
For the last several months, the Military Child Education Coalition (or MCEC) and the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library have partnered to bring early literacy workshops to the community.
The city of Harker Heights is finally on the brink of a new and modern technique of trash collection by Waste Management, Inc., the city’s solid waste collection service for the past 43 years.
Even with the area being blanketed by snow and ice, and despite the weather temporarily closing city offices and many businesses, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library managed to find a way to turn lemons into lemonade. More accurately, library director Lisa Youngblood turned sn…
It may not have had a Valentine-y theme, but it definitely packed a visual punch. This week’s Science Time program at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library produced an outdoor experiment that showed how to turn sugar (and a few other things) into a carbon-based snake.
The field is set for elections to the Harker Heights City Council and Killeen school board, with 11 candidates vying for five open seats on the two governing bodies.
Having a live Valentine’s party may have been out of the question this year, but the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library still managed to pack a whole lot of fun into one day as a virtual party that held videos, activities, and a craft for kids.
The severe winter weather that has brought ice, snow and record-low temperatures to the Harker Heights area this week has slowed the city to a crawl.
Waste Management and the city of Harker Heights officials said Thursday that trash pick up will resume in the city Monday (Feb. 22) and will be collected using the familiar back-loading trucks.
No new candidates have filed this week for two seats on the Harker Heights City Council, with the filing deadline set for 5 p.m. today.
Out of six grant applications brought before the City Council Tuesday by the Harker Heights Police Department, two of them, if approved, would provide $28,4520 to fund improvements and additional services for the Healthy Homes Program.
Several dozen people gathered in Harker Heights to walk to bring awareness to veteran suicide Saturday. John Ring, founder of Buddy Watch Walk, organized the 2.2-mile walk.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is focusing on health-related topics for the month of February, and the Get Crafty program on Tuesday afternoon got things started by making a homemade sugar scrub that incorporated some aromatherapy.
As the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library focused on the subject of space last week, library director Lisa Youngblood kept that theme going with the Thursday evening Family Night program, aptly titled “The Third Rocky Planet from the Sun.”
The Harker Heights City Council on Tuesday received a report, presented telephonically, by Nancy R. Edmonson, a consultant with the Hill Country Transit District.
The number of candidates who have filed to run in the May 1 Harker Heights City Council election increased from five to six, as of Wednesday afternoon.
In 11 days, the City’s trash collection provider, Waste Management, Inc., will begin the first major step in bringing automated waste service to Harker Heights that officially begins on Monday, March 1.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s theme this week was all about outer space, so library clerk Heather Heilman cooked up a special rocketry experiment for Wednesday’s Science Time program that was in keeping with that theme.
The city of Harker Heights has a real gem in the Parks and Recreation Department. In addition to the many activities and events that it holds, there are also many adaptations it has made in the time of COVID for other programs.
Last week’s theme at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library was on weather, with the Wednesday afternoon Science Time program holding a demonstration on creating a tornado in a bottle. And serendipitously, Varsity Tutors happened to offer a class devoted to tornadoes on Monday ev…
Lynda Nash, elected in a Dec. 19 runoff election, attended her second meeting Tuesday as the new council member in Place 4 on the Harker Heights City Council.
When Waste Management, Inc. rolls out five new cart trash collection vehicles on March 1 and a new list of guidelines is distributed about how trash will be collected in Harker Heights, a partnership will be developed between residents, the Waste Management collection service and the city’s …
Five candidates have fiiled to run in the May 1 Harker Heights City Council election, in which two seats are to be decided by voters.
Over the past few months, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library have been teaming up with the Military Child Education Coalition, or MCEC, to bring early literacy workshops to the community.
The trend these days has been all about repurposing, or “upcycling,” items and making something new from them. Last Friday’s Fiber Frenzy program showed viewers of the virtual program a project using leftover yarn.
As this week’s theme at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has been weather, it only seemed appropriate to talk a little about one aspect of the weather that both frightens and fascinates: tornadoes.
Two candidates from last fall’s Harker Heights municipal election have filed for spots on the May 1 city ballot.
Edgar Allan Poe was born on Jan, 19, 1809, making the American author and father of the modern detective story a whopping 212 years old. The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has always held a celebratory cake-cutting ceremony for the event.
Rainbow trout are considered one of the top five sport fishes in North America and one of the most important game fish located west of the Rocky Mountains, but normally they are impossible to catch in warm Texas waters.
On March 1, the city will be changing the method of residential curbside trash pickup.
Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library reference librarian Christina Link knows how to start a brand new year off right.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library often puts courtesy posts on its Facebook wall when something unique rolls around and that parents and their children might find interesting or useful.
Harker Heights passed 1,000 cumulative cases of COVID-19 this week — the last city in the Killeen-Fort Hood area to do so.
The candidate filing period has opened for the May 1 municipal, college trustee and school board elections, and at least one local candidate has already thrown his hat into the ring.
The Harker Heights City Council was busy Tuesday, saying goodbye to longtime Council member John Reider, swearing in new Council member Lynda Nash and voting to keep Michael Blomquist in the role of mayor pro tem.
As Harker Heights City Council member John Reider turned over his council seat Tuesday to Lynda Nash, the newly elected councilwoman in Place 4, his memory took him back to the experiences of 18 years and 10 months of service.
It may have been New Year’s Eve, a time usually reserved to spend with family and friends, but Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library director Youngblood still held the usual Thursday night virtual Family Night program with area viewers, once again from her own home — a special New Y…
School is now back in session from the winter break, which means that many will be faced with not only homework, but also lessons and projects that will require research.