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.
Applications are now available for residents who want to become a part of the 18th Citizen Police Academy, sponsored by the Harker Heights Police Department.
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.
The Senior Recreation program at the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of different activities to keep seniors fit and healthy.
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.
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…
NOLANVILLE — Central Texas first responders gathered in Nolanville to take part in the city’s annual Christmas parade Saturday afternoon.
Every month, the Armed Services YMCA holds a catered luncheon for seniors that is paired with a speaker who gives an informative talk about health issues that may affect them.
Frost Fest, which took place last Friday in Marker Heights, was a time for the Harker Heights community to share smiles, cookies and cocoa.
Rose Short has made Central Texas — and Harker Heights High School — proud.
The Harker Heights Public Library transformed itself into Harry Potter’s Hogwarts for one enchanted evening as it hosted a winter Yule Ball on Saturday night, just in time for the holidays.
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…
Local youngsters were able to hop on an imaginary train ride with The Polar Express during a special holiday story time at Barnes & Noble on Dec. 6.
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.
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…
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.
Harker Heights City Hall was the site of the fourth annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony put on by the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department on Monday.
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.
Barnes & Noble in Harker Heights held a Lego Build-It event Saturday afternoon that drew a crowd of dozens of parents and children who came to hear a short story and build a Lego castle based on the one in the recently released movie “Frozen 2.”
The sixth annual lighting of the Harker Heights Christmas Tree has been scheduled for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Perhaps even more than Christmas, Thanksgiving is the holiday where people come together to tell their loved ones just how much they mean to them.
An overflow crowd in the Activities Center at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library on Nov. 22 said goodbye to Harker Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Glenn Gallenstein as he retires from the department.
The annual lighting of the Harker Heights Christmas Tree is set for Dec. 2, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in front of City Hall at 305 Miller’s Crossing.
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.
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.
The annual Harker Heights community Thanksgiving service is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church in Harker Heights.
Puppies and kittens from the Harker Heights Pet Adoption Center were having a party Sunday, and everyone in the community was invited.
The rebuilding of Harker Heights Elementary School was one of the potential construction projects for a new Killeen ISD bond discussed by the bond steering committee this week.
Once a month, the Armed Services YMCA Wellness Center in Harker Heights holds a luncheon just for seniors that combines a healthy meal with a talk by a professional about some topic related to senior health.
What the city had posted as a five-item agenda for Tuesday’s Harker Heights Council meeting turned into the presentation of a proclamation and the consideration of one item under new business.
It was a balmy morning just before 7 a.m. Monday, and it was Veterans Day. A crowd of about 50 people made their way to the Harker Heights Recreation Center for the Veterans Ceremony 2019.
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.
Texas voters approved nine of 10 amendments to the state Constitution, Tuesday, including a controversial amendment that will make it harder for lawmakers to enact a state income tax.
The Ladies of Charity of St. Paul Chong Hasang Catholic Church held their annual Holiday Bazaar last weekend, and this year it was bigger and better than ever.
The “Move It, Groove It” program at the Harker Heights Public Library, held on Monday mornings, is back for the month of November, and with it comes a few small changes.
The Harker Heights City Council met Tuesday for a workshop to receive information pertaining to the city’s solid waste contract and possible options for solid waste services.
In celebration of Texas State Arbor Day, the community planted four new trees at the Heights Community park Saturday morning.
Dr. Austin Ruiz, a Harker Heights resident and Killeen optometrist, has been appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to the Brazos River Authority board of directors.
Thousands of people — most dressed as various characters from books, movies, or TV shows — came out to the Harker Heights Community Park to attend the Harker Heights Halloween Hoopla Saturday night.
It’s not unusual for the Harker Heights Public Library to have a number of teenagers from Eastern Hills Middle School stop by on any given afternoon once school lets out. And once a month, library clerk Rose Ramon even has a project waiting for them as part of the teen program she leads.