In a previous meeting, the Harker Heights City Council voted in favor of an application for a preliminary plat approval for approximately 9.997 acres of land east of Comanche Gap Road.
More than 80 children and their parents gathered at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on Tuesday morning for the in-person “Strike, Shake, and Scrape Show,” led by professional percussionist Mark Shelton.
Wednesday was a big day for the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. Big Truck Day was held in the morning, and in the afternoon the facility held a special in-person program on the science of scuba, fitting nicely with its summery ocean theme.
In the aftermath of a gun incident Saturday at a Harker Heights volleyball tournament, the Harker Heights Recreation Department canceled all remaining games and practices for the week.
Harker Heights residents received an up-close look at the heavy equipment community helpers use to keep the city running during a Big Truck Day exhibition at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public in the library’s parking lot on Wednesday.
Tuesday’s Harker Heights City Council meeting began with the awarding of contracts for the city’s employee benefits trust group medical plan, vision benefits, dental benefits, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) and long-term disability.
On the heels of a successful in-person science program that was held at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on June 22, library clerk Heather Heilman brought viewers of the virtual Science Time program a hands-on experiment that took a look at salt water density.
The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s virtual Family Night program on Thursdays brings a lot of fun for children, always including a storytime segment, and often a craft of some kind that can be made from readily available supplies found around the house.
The first jury trial held in Bell County since COVID-19 halted in-person proceedings last year involved a Harker Heights case — and ended with a 75-year prison sentence for the defendant.
Seventeen Harker Heights Farmer’s Market vendors made their move May 8 to their new home at Harker Heights City Hall, 305 Miller’s Crossing.
For over 90 minutes Tuesday, Harker Heights City Council members and the mayor listened to the details of a request for a preliminary plat approval for the Stone Lake Trails subdivision, which is 134.832 acres of vacant land East of Warrior’s Path and South of FM 2410.
In early 2021, the Davey Resource Group was tasked with compiling an inventory of trees in various high-traffic parks and recreation facilities, including City Hall, and creates a Tree Management Plan for these facilities.
One of the treasures that comes with being a mayor or a city council member, for that matter, is welcoming and greeting people who have come to a meeting to be honored with either a proclamation or presentation.
“We’re going to continue with talking about different things having to do with the beach and the ocean … because that is our theme for our Summer Reading Club,” said library clerk Heather Heilman in the opening of the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s virtual Science Time prog…
This summer’s sewing workshop began two weeks ago with Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library director Lisa Youngblood explaining how to make a beach bag from a sewing pattern.
Magic was in the air during the David G. Wonders magic show in activity room A at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on Wednesday.
More than 750 students would move from Harker Heights High School to the new Chaparral High and Killeen High in 2022, under a tentative rezoning plan discussed at Tuesday’s Killeen school board meeting.
With “Cowabunga! Read” as the summer’s theme, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s programs have all been undersea-related, but Library director Lisa Youngblood took it a step further last Thursday with beach-themed programs — one of which was actually at the beach.
Dozens of local residents filled the Harker Heights Event Center on Sunday afternoon for the fifth annual Celebration of the Culture event hosted by the Innovation Black Chamber of Commerce in Killeen.
Community members had an opportunity to meet with Harker Heights police officers during the department’s inaugural Cops and Kids community outreach event at Kern Park in Harker Heights on Wednesday.
The Harker Heights City Council recently passed a sexual offender residency ordinance, but the statute needed some tweaking after the fact.
Rep. Brad Buckley, R-Salado, announced on Facebook Tuesday that he will seek re-election to a third term as the elected official for Texas House District 54.
Every summer, Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library director Lisa Youngblood holds sewing workshops that teach machine sewing through various projects. Last year’s workshops were virtual and focused on sewing basics; this year’s are also virtual, and feature a beach bag project.
After a year in which the Harker Heights Food, Wine and Brew Fest did not take place because of coronavirus-related concerns, the festival is returning this fall with a new format.
The Harker Heights City Council, at a recent meeting, heard a report from City Manager David Mitchell, concerning the updating of the Bell County 9-1-1 Communications Center Agreement, which, in addition to Harker Heights, serves Killeen, Temple, Belton, and Bell County (county events) and p…
Summer may not officially begin until June 20, but one would never know it from the already hot temperatures and heat advisories.
In front of a standing-room-only crowd inside the Kitty Young Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, Sam Halabi was officially sworn in and took the oath as administered by Municipal Court Judge Billy Ray Hall Jr., to fill Place 5 on the Harker Heights City Council.
In the field of law enforcement and the citizenry as a whole, no-knock-warrants have produced a heavy amount of controversy, anger, confusion, and a lack of answers — even from the legal system.
Keeping in mind rising construction costs nationwide, the Killeen Independent School District board of trustees weighed the need for future new school construction — including a possible new Nolanville elementary school — during its morning workshop Tuesday.
Surf’s up with summer reading fun with the Summer Reading Club at Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library. Sign up at the library or at https://harkerheights.gov/library and read your way through oceans of adventures in travel, nature, science, music and much more.
The Harker Heights Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to approve a 380 Economic Development Incentive Agreement with Gambit Social House, Inc., which will construct and operate an entertainment venue for the city along FM 2410.
Harker Heights is expected to receive $780,777 in sales tax revenue this month, a 34.65% increase from June 2020, according to figures released this week by the state comptroller’s office.
The pool at Carl Levin Park opened to the public for the first time in two years last weekend, and more than 50 area residents showed up to swim, visit and have fun.
The Harker Heights City Council will welcome Sam Halabi as its newest member next week.
Everyone loves dinosaurs, so when the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library had a dinosaur theme last week, you can be sure that children (and their parents) had some fun with the programs that were held, to include Thursday’s virtual Family Night program.
With Mother’s Day being having just occurred and with Father’s Day coming up this month, a recent Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library Family Night program was all about — appropriately —family.
Despite experiencing one of the most difficult years in its history, the Harker Heights Kiwanis Club, during a special ceremony May 21 at the Stewart C. Meyer Public Library, awarded scholarships to five graduating seniors from Harker Heights High School.
BELTON — From global pandemic and an unprecedented switch to virtual learning to the more common struggle of “senioritis,” the Harker Heights High School Class of 2021 persevered to the culmination of commencement.
The Harker Heights City Council held a workshop Tuesday, and new business item reports filled the agenda from The Heart of Texas Defense Alliance (HOTDA), the Greater Killeen Community Clinic and a wastewater impact fee study.
The city of Harker Heights held a virtual Memorial Day remembrance ceremony Monday in honor of all military men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty.
Harker Heights voters will head to the polls Saturday to determine who will serve in the Place 5 seat on the Harker Heights City Council.
Where National Pet Month is celebrated in the month of April in the United Kingdom, here in the United States it’s celebrated in the month of May. So it was that the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library had pets as its theme last week, and was celebrated virtually by library direct…