This week has been “Let’s Move Olympics Week” at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library in honor of the end of the school year, and as usual, library director Lisa Youngblood and her staff had an entire week of virtual programming on tap for children.
The Harker Heights City Council met in a telephonic regular council meeting Tuesday to consider a one-item agenda: an ordinance to extend the city’s public health emergency declaration.
This year, there was no parade or a ceremony outside City Hall in Harker Heights to honor the fallen on Memorial Day 2020.
Crews from the Texas Department of Transportation have moved back into Harker Heights to carry out more construction work and have been focusing on the I-14 bridge over Indian Trail.
Last week was Science Week at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Pubic Library, and Thursday library clerk Heather Heilman and library director Lisa Youngblood presented two virtual programs dedicated to animal science. Specifically, nocturnal animals.
The first workshop meeting of the Harker Heights City Council that had been put on hold for over a month was conducted telephonically Tuesday.
The schedule of the flyover by four Army helicopters last Friday included Harker Heights City Hall on Millers Crossing.
As Gov. Greg Abbott announced his details May 18 for the second phase of opening Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19, the leadership of the City Harker Heights continues to implement strategies for opening up strategies that began May 4.
The Harker Heights City Council this week approved a zoning change that will clear the way for a new Hampton Inn off Knights Way near Carl Levin Park.
It’s been a long-running tradition to open the swimming pool at Carl Levin Park in Harker Heights on the weekend of Memorial Day, but that won’t be happening this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce started the #TogetherWeAreStronger recovery campaign last week to encourage residents to support local businesses.
Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of the Diocese of Austin said last week that public celebrations of Mass could begin as early as May 5. In accordance, St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church held its first evening Mass that very night.
In about two weeks, travel along Farm-to-Market 3481, known as Stillhouse Lake Road in Harker Heights, will become safer due to construction work being completed by crews from the Texas Department of Transportation.
The city of Harker Heights will adjust some of its operations next week, including reopening some municipal facilities, in accordance with Gov. Greg Abbott’s latest directives regarding the coronavirus pandemic.
Two major construction projects began Monday in Harker Heights, and both were within about three city blocks of each other.
Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this week announced a plan to safely reopen businesses across the state, but as of Thursday, it’s unclear how many local retailers will restart operations immediately.
With Earth Day having occurred on Wednesday, April 22, and Arbor Day occurring on Friday, April 24, and with social distancing still being very much in effect, the City of Harker Heights and the Harker Heights Activities Center held an art contest for each holiday.
Harker Heights City Council members last week unanimously approved changes to an ordinance concerning the heights of fences throughout the city, as well as adding an amendment to concerning acceptable materials for the construction of fences in front yards.
The current isolation and social distancing requirements have put a damper on people’s activities, especially for those that enjoy a more active lifestyle.
In times like these, with the coronavirus raging and much of the nation being required to shelter in their homes to limit the virus’ spread, everyone needs a friend.
Eight more Bell County residents tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Bell County Public Health District’s latest numbers issued Thursday.
Texas state parks may be open for day use once again, but city parks in Harker Heights are still seeing social distancing restrictions that are impacting many areas of their use.
One Harker Heights man said he will probably have to sell the remainder of his property due to the amount of property taxes he and his business partner pay on the land.
Because people are now urged to wear face masks in public in order to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, and because store-brought masks are so hard to come by, Lisa Youngblood, director or the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library, put out two videos on how to make your own masks.
The Harker Heights City Council held its second telephonic meeting Tuesday with the mayor, city manager, city secretary and the director of planning and development positioned in the Kitty Young Council Chamber at City Hall with the remainder of the council members participating from remote …
Motorists in Harker Heights and Nolanville may face some obstacles today, as construction work is performed on a railroad crossing and the eastbound 1-14 access road.
The people over at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library have been very busy making videos of their children’s programs, which are put online for area residents to view. And while the focus has been on area children, one adult program, Get Crafty, is now online, too.
The city of Harker Heights holds an outdoor citywide Easter egg hunt every year, an event that is always highly anticipated by area residents.
It might not be a surprise for everyone to hear about the presence of coyotes in Central Texas. But it Is rather unusual to find one of them roaming your backyard.
With the coronavirus outbreak going on, a lot of businesses have turned to other ways to conduct business.
Business owners are hit hard by the effects of COVID-19 related closures and social distancing practices.
With an eye toward spring, and in keeping with the online video programs that it continues to provide for patrons and area residents and their children during the recent coronavirus restrictions, the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library put out a twofer on Monday on an annual favor…
The Harker Heights City Council called a special meeting Tuesday to consider approving an ordinance extending the city’s declaration of a public health emergency through April 30, to match directives issued at the state and county level.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Harker Heights rose to three Wednesday, among the cases reported countywide by the Bell County Public Heatlh District.
As the governor and county judge struggle daily as to how and when to change directives concerning the spread of COVID-19, the leadership of the city of Harker Heights continues to serve its residents.
The Killeen school board voted Tuesday to postpone the district’s May 2 board and bond election until Nov. 3.
As health officials continue to report an increase in the number of cases of the COVID-19 virus in Bell County, the Harker Heights City Council voted Tuesday to postpone the city’s May 2 election until Nov. 3.
NOLANVILLE — The senior population in Nolanville is being fed hot meals because of a cooperative effort between the city and Let Us Do the Cooking, a catering service located in Nolanville.
The coronavirus has kept many people from their daily routines, and now the area is under a shelter-at-home order, so many people will have those routines disrupted even more.
NOLANVILLE — School cancellations have left many area working families in need of child care.
The Harker Heights public library invited booklovers of all ages to a special celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday last Saturday.
In a workshop on Tuesday, the Harker Heights City Council heard a presentation about the history of manufactured housing construction and the city’s zoning history, presented by Planning and Development Director Joseph Molis.