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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library has been focusing on health throughout the month of February, so the Science Time program held on Wednesday afternoon followed suit with an easy experiment to help children visualize digestion.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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It’s not often that the Harker Heights City Council discusses chickens, but more time was spent on that agenda item than any other at Tuesday’s meeting.

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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.

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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…

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…