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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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“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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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The Mayborn Science Theater, located on the campus of Central Texas College, recently announced its June show lineup which includes Saturday and weekday matinees, Laser Friday and night sky tour.

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Library clerk Heather Heilman brings the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library’s virtual Science Time program to viewers every Wednesday afternoon.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…