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Early voting is underway for the March 3 primary election, and in the first two days of early voting, 1,099 in-person ballots were cast in Bell County, including 406 at the Harker Heights polling location.

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Several hundred choir students at Harker Heights High School auditioned and now the more than 80 finalists will sing as soloists, perform as members of ensembles, dance, and do backstage technical work at the 20th performance of Knight Club at 7 p.m., today and Saturday in the HHHS Auditorium.

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Members of the Harker Heights Fire Department stopped by the Harker Heights Activities Center last Thursday to talk to members of the Parks and Recreation Senior Recreation program about first aid.

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Edgar Allan Poe, father of the mystery novel and most known for his poem “The Raven,” turned 211 on Sunday, Jan. 19, and to celebrate his birthday, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library held an old-fashioned cake-cutting for Eastern Hills Middle School students.

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library held its annual Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, and people were treated to, among other things, free energy tea samples and free massages as they enjoyed the different vendors at this year’s event.

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Kitten season, the time when shelters are inundated with litters of kittens, typically runs from early spring through late fall. In warmer climes, such as Central Texas, kitten season can run through early winter.

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The speed limit on Interstate 14 has officially been reduced from 75 mph to 65 mph between Farm to Market 3423 (Indian Trail) in Harker Heights through Nolanville to the overpass at Farm-to-Market 2410 in Belton now that the Texas Department of Transportation has replaced the temporary speed…

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The story “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” has become a Christmas staple that is read in households around the world during the holidays, and the good people over at Barnes & Noble in the Market Heights Shopping Center, knowing this, keep that tradition by holding their own story time fe…

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The city of Harker Heights will host its annual Frost Fest event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m today in the Market Heights Shopping Center, 201 E. Central Texas Expressway. Activities will take place in the parking lot near Old Navy.

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The Harker Heights Police Department and Harker Heights Fire Department Command Vehicle is a regional van that is stationed at the northwest side of the Market Heights Shopping Center during peak shopping times and is a van that is shared by numerous counties within the Central Texas Council…

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The Harker Heights City Council and several department directors sponsored an Employee Recognition Ceremony this week to congratulate new employees, staff members receiving years of service pins, promotions, and the recipients of the year for the third and fourth quarters of 2019.

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At the end of December, Science Club will be taking a break until the summer. But that doesn’t mean that children’s librarian Amanda Hairston is holding back anything from the club’s young members; if anything, she’s upping the ante on the learning.

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The story of Shiloh Wester is one of someone who goes to work for an organization doing a small job but over a period of time learns the ropes, climbs the corporate ladder to success and becomes the one who is selected as the frontrunner.

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Applications for the Santa Pal program, sponsored by the Harker Heights Fire Department and the Heights Lions Club, will be accepted Dec. 2-6 and Dec. 9-13.

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Jeff Achee, director of Parks and Recreation, stood before a crowd of about 20 people on Nov. 14 in Council Chambers at Harker Heights City Hall to begin the third and final public forum concerning the launching of the 2020-2030 City of Harker Heights Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan.

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The Harker Heights Public Library held an Early Literacy fair for children and their parents on Wednesday morning in honor of Harker Heights Book Week. This was the ninth year that the library has held such an event, with about 150 people attending.

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The annual Harker Heights community Thanksgiving service is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church in Harker Heights.

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Kelsey Pribilski may have only graduated from high school a scant 10 years ago, but what she has done in these intervening years is take the loves of her life and parlay them into a career that most of us wish we had.