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Harker Heights to turn on Christmas tree lights tonight  The Killeen Daily Herald

The public is invited to the Fifth Annual Tree Lighting, sponsored by the city of Harker Heights, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, on the south side of City Hall.

Police search for man who flashed Harker Heights High School student  KXXV News Channel 25

Police are searching for a man who exposed himself to a student at Harker Heights High School. The girl was flashed in the school parking lot around 8:30 a.m. ...

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A man exposed himself to a girl at Harker Heights High School Friday morning, according to the Killeen Independent School District.

Harker Heights High School student arrested for terroristic threat  The Killeen Daily Herald

A Killeen Independent School District student has been arrested for the second day in a row.

HHHS student wants to study criminal law | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

Apryl Harris, 15. lives in Harker Heights, is in 10th grade at Harker Heights High School.

Sex offender who flashed Harker Heights student arrested, district says

KILLEEN, Texas — An accused sex offender who police said flashed a Harker Heights student was arrested Wednesday, Killeen Independent School District ...

Killeen ISD unveils artist's rendering of new high school building  The Killeen Daily Herald

School officials this week released the first artist's rendering of Killeen ISD's new high school, which will open in 2022 after voters in May approved a $426 ...

Heights High School band, color guard set to bring music to local neighborhood during fundraiser  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Harker Heights High School's Red Brigade Band and Avalon Color Guard will be entertaining the Harker Heights residential areas as part of a fundraiser on ...

14-year-old QB performs admirably in Knights loss  The Killeen Daily Herald

After back-to-back district games filled with injuries, the odds were stacked against the Harker Heights Knights going into their Thursday night matchup against ...

583 Heights seniors graduate | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — Grateful for the opportunities of high school and ready for a new challenge, 583 Harker Heights High School seniors stepped across the Bell County ...

Arrested student's mother explains Heights super glue incident  Temple Daily Telegram

The 17-year-old charged with making terroristic threats against people on the Academy High School campus Aug. 30 was involved in a super glue prank at ...

Heights Kiwanis Club awards five scholarships to graduating seniors  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Kiwanis Club of Harker Heights held its 2018 Scholarship Awards Program on May 22 during the club's regular noon meeting at St. Paul Chong Hasong ...

Killeen: Students to see increased security measures when school starts  KWTX

When school starts Monday in the Killeen ISD, students will see some new security measures that were added over the summer, district officials said during a ...

A knack for business: Harker Heights resident is 22, and already owns 3 businesses  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS — According to statistics, the average age for a small business owner is 50 years old.

HHHS student leads club at elementary | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

Kayla Donovan, 17, lives in Harker Heights and works at H-E-B in Harker Heights.

Eight Harker Heights athletes sign with colleges  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS — Eight Harker Heights student-athletes signed national letters of intent to compete at the collegiate level in both track and basketball ...

Military training: Harker Heights football team drill at Fort Hood  The Killeen Daily Herald

FORT HOOD — For all the commands of “communicate and motivate,” “push yourself” and “leave no one behind,” the football workout might have been a day of ...

It's mum season: 'Homecoming is big in Texas'  The Killeen Daily Herald

The tradition of homecoming is where Texas high school football meets alumni pride.

Killeen: Teen fiddles for funds for injured friend  KWTX

A Central Texas teenager who uses his musical talent to raise funds for local causes played for a restaurant lunch crowd Monday to help out a classmate who ...

Brianna Reece Bare, 17, of Harker Heights died May 9  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Services for Brianna Reece Bare, 17, of Harker Heights will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Destiny Outreach in Killeen with the Rev. Maria Santiago ...

Killeen ISD job fair allows face time  Temple Daily Telegram

For all the conveniences of digital communications, there's still nothing like a face-to-face interaction when it comes to hiring someone, particularly a classroom ...

Eight Heights students receive scholarships at scholarship reception  The Killeen Daily Herald

The National Pan-Hellenic Council, the Greater Killeen/Fort Hood area, recently held its 15th annual Scholarship Reception on Sunday at the Killeen Civic and ...

Students consider protesting graduation after KISD limits guests  The Killeen Daily Herald

Some parents and their children are upset with Killeen Independent School District after a nine-guest limit for the graduation ceremonies of Ellison and Harker ...

Harker Heights football team goes through soldier boot camp  KXXV News Channel 25

A Central Texas High School football team got the experience of a lifetime on the largest military installation in the United States on Tuesday.

KISD grads up, CCISD grads down | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Graduates in the Killeen Independent School District are on the rise this year.

Killeen: School district is hiring hundreds of new teachers  KWTX

The Killeen ISD is hiring hundreds of new teachers for the upcoming school year and will hold a job fair Saturday to accept applications and meet candidates.

HHHS senior loves to help others | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

Ian Drake, 18, lives in Harker Heights and is a senior at Harker Heights High School.

4 Killeen ISD school bands, dance teams perform in the 38th annual Spirit Spectacular  The Killeen Daily Herald

Beneath a rising moon Saturday, four Killeen Independent School District high school bands and dance teams showed off their spectacular spirit in an annual ...

Harker Heights council OKs contract for roundabout | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Harker Heights City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to approve a $849131 contract with TTG Utilities LP for a roundabout to be built at Heights Drive ...

Brianna Reece Bare | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

Funeral services for Brianna Reece Bare, 17, of Harker Heights, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Destiny Outreach, 101 N. W.S. Young Drive, Killeen, with Pastor ...

Killeen: KISD names new assistant superintendent  KWTX

The Killeen ISD has named a new assistant superintendent.

First KISD bond voter education meeting called off after nobody appears  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS — Just one week after the Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to ask taxpayers for $426 million in school ...

514 seniors graduate from Heights High School | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON— Reflecting on past successes and looking forward to future challenges, Harker Heights High School seniors stepped across the Bell County Expo ...

Killeen: School district names new special education director  KWTX

The Killeen ISD has named a new director of special education.

Killeen ISD appoints three new middle school principals

Three Killeen ISD middle schools will be welcoming new principals next semester, the district announced Monday. Latisha Williams was appointed principal of ...

Another local school targeted in social media threat  KWTX

For the second time this week, a social media threat has targeted a local school.

NO TIME TO WASTE: 12-6A volleyball teams scramble to get ready for new 9-team league  The Killeen Daily Herald

Volleyball season officially started Wednesday as area schools held tryouts before preseason scrimmages began last weekend.

MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Searcy's big night leads Manor 7A in win  The Killeen Daily Herald

Preston Searcy had three touchdown runs, a touchdown pass and recovered a fumble and the Manor seventh-grade A-team Rams scored the final 42 points of ...

Temple hires assistant city manager  Temple Daily Telegram

It didn't take long for Erin Smith to return to her roots.

Killeen ISD votes to include more than $400 million bond election on May ballot  KXXV News Channel 25

Killeen ISD voted on Tuesday night to include a $400 million bond election on the May ballot.

Harker Heights seniors take the stage at graduation  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — Reflecting on past successes and looking forward to future challenges, Harker Heights High School seniors stepped across the Bell County Expo ...

KISD honors academic all-stars | Living  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District honored the academic all-stars of the Class of 2018 and the teachers and mentors who helped them shine.

Knights 'boot camp' | Sports  The Fort Hood Sentinel

“Down ... up ... down ... up,” drill sergeants shouted at the young men in lines on the ground in the push-up position. For the second year, the Great Place played ...

Heights High dance teams win awards | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Harker Heights High School dance teams are racking up awards during this contest season.

Community remembers, mourns three women who died in Nolanville fire  Temple Daily Telegram

It didn't matter how old they were turning; Sherry Hines always called her grandchildren at exactly 5:30 a.m. on their birthday.Her grandson, Zach Hines, talked ...

Road to be named for 2011 Harker Heights High School graduate, soldier  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS — For one mother, a future road in Harker Heights will lead to memories.

JROTC Cadets participate in JCLC 2018 | News  The Fort Hood Sentinel

More than 160 high school JROTC cadets participated in the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge 2018 at Fort Hood June 13-Friday.

High school students look at possible careers at Teen Job Fair  The Killeen Daily Herald

Several hundred Harker Heights High School students Tuesday wandered through displays set up by 18 area business vendors as part of the second annual ...

Freedom Walk: Killeen students lead way in local 9/11 memorial  The Killeen Daily Herald

Through a thick shroud of gray clouds, the light of day trickled through as a community gathered together to remember and high school students led the way.

3 of 4 Killeen high schools fail in recent study  The Killeen Daily Herald

Three out of four Killeen hIgh schools failed a statewide school performance evaluation, according to results released Sunday.

Brittany Leora Hearold | Obituaries  The Killeen Daily Herald

A celebration of life for Brittany Leora Hearold, 24, of Harker Heights, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.

Area schools to begin graduation ceremonies | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Hats will soon be flying as graduation season approaches with area colleges to hold graduation ceremonies this weekend, and local high schools to begin theirs ...

Sticker price for a new KISD high school could reach $100 million  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen Independent School District's four major public high schools — Shoemaker, Ellison, Killeen and Harker Heights — each have more than 2000 students, ...

Big plays push Midway Panthers to rout of Harker Heights, 42-9  Waco Tribune-Herald

Tanner Mordecai completed a pass to C.J. Williams down the home sideline. After Williams ran a few steps, he flipped the ball back to Kaitori Leveston.

181002-UGMS-EHMS | Sports  The Killeen Daily Herald

Union Grove's Damarion Adkinson (23) runs from the backfield against Eastern Hills during an eighth-grade game Tuesday at Harker Heights High School.

Harker Heights coach Kye Robertson back at home and cancer free  The Killeen Daily Herald

Kye Robertson felt cheated. At just 29 years old, the Harker Heights assistant baseball and football coach was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, altering his ...

Harker Heights United Methodist Church begins work on future home  The Killeen Daily Herald

The term “God's country” perfectly describes the nine acres on Farm-to-Market 2410, about two-miles east of Harker Heights High School.

Perpetrator in super glue prank on Harker Heights HS teen talks  Dallas Morning News

Remember the awful story last month about the Harker Heights High School student who suffered scalp burns in a bullying incident in Central Texas?

580 Heights High School graduates celebrate at Expo Center  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — Grateful for friends and family and ready for the next challenge of life, the 580 new graduates of Harker Heights High School celebrated together ...

Harker Heights High presents 'Little Shop of Horrors'  Killeen Daily Herald

This year's fall musical at Harker Heights High School stretches beyond typical theatrical genres and descriptions and threatens to gobble up the stage.

Former Killeen ISD teachers arrested for prostitution, deputies say

Two former Killeen ISD teachers were arrested in a prostitution sting in Bell County on Nov. 8, the Bell County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday. Terrance ...

KISD Junior ROTC units receive honors | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

Each of the four Junior ROTC units for the Killeen Independent School District high schools received honors at the KISD Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday.

Heights students shine in state competitions | Community  Killeen Daily Herald

A group of eight Harker Heights High School students competed at the state level in speech and debate and four are moving on to the national competition.

Area students begin 2014-2015 school year | Education  Killeen Daily Herald

Car speakers thudded as students pulled into the parking lot of Killeen-area high schools for the first day of school Monday.

Nine cars damaged when SUV plows through local school parking lot  KWTX

Nine vehicles were damaged when an SUV plowed through the parking lot of a local high school, a spokesman said Friday.

Killeen ISD will be streaming the 2017 graduation ceremonies  KXXV News Channel 25

Killeen Independent School District will be streaming the 2017 graduation ceremonies. The graduating ceremonies will take place at the Bell County Expo ...

Hundreds of KISD students perform for String Fling  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — Strong musical progression was on full melodic display recently at the Bell County Expo Center during the Killeen Independent School District Fine ...

Extra, confidential security for Expo Center graduations this year  The Killeen Daily Herald

Those who attend graduation ceremonies at the Bell County Expo Center this year can expect more security measures than usual.

Services scheduled for 3 local women killed in house fire  KWTX

NOLANVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Services have been scheduled for three women who died in a raging house fire last week in Nolanville.

HHHS violinist aspires to have own orchestra | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

Jarin Thomas Cole, 14, lives in Killeen, attends Harker Heights High School.

Back-to-school bash draws hundreds to community event  The Killeen Daily Herald

The rain that had soaked the area for much of last week took a one-day break last Friday, clearing the way for the fifth annual Community Back to School Rally.

Baseball coach wants Wendy's in Heights | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

Randy Culp, 41, lives in Salado and works at Harker Heights High School.

Local teenager drowns in popular Texas swimming hole  KWTX

An incoming senior at a local high school who went under while swimming at a popular and historic Texas swimming hole died after he was airlifted to an area ...

Heights family outraged over super glue in hair incident  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS — Harker Heights High School freshman Hannah Combs loved her hair, but after a bullying incident at school last week, she had to partially ...

New report ranks, compares all Texas public schools, including Killeen  The Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen and Copperas Cove schools were graded in a new study, released Monday, rating the performance of all Texas public schools.

St. Paul Catholic Church members experience faith reboot  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS — The term “reboot” generally refers to restarting a computer.

Heights students draw crowd at 17th annual Knight Club with music, acts  The Killeen Daily Herald

It was akin to a production on Broadway or a high-energy concert by a Grammy Award-winning performer — but in reality, it was the two-night run of the 17th ...

Heights Concert Band joins KISD tribute | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

Joined by the Heights Concert Band and the KISD faculty choir, Killeen ISD high school wind ensembles brought a musical tribute to America's veterans this ...

Bioscience interns to present research projects  Temple Daily Telegram

There are a couple of ways to consider the research poster presentations set for Tuesday at the Texas Bioscience Institute.These young adults are crazy smart ...

Pair of Killeen ISD teachers arrested in prostitution sting  Chron

Two Killeen ISD teachers who were arrested in a Bell County prostitution bust on Nov. 8 have resigned from their positions with the school district. Aaron Daub ...

Heights JROTC has Organization Day | Community  The Killeen Daily Herald

High spirits punctuated the springtime Organization Day last Friday for the Harker Heights High School Junior ROTC battalion.

Veterans Day ceremony held in Harker Heights | Local News  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS — Veterans and their families, city officials, active-duty soldiers, first responders from the police and fire departments, students in the Junior ...

Santa set for annual ride through streets of Harker Heights  The Killeen Daily Herald

Before Santa takes off on his worldwide journey on Christmas Eve, the residents of Harker Heights will have a chance to wave to him as he passes down several ...

Heights students take part in Middle School Extravaganza  The Killeen Daily Herald

A large, supportive audience expressed their approval repeatedly as nine middle school bands showed off their musical skills while getting an early look at high ...

SUBVARSITY ROUNDUP: Lady Cavs set more school track records  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Patterson girls track teams returned from spring break and picked up right where they left off — breaking more school records in Tuesday's tri-meet against ...

Mansfield DC Edwards named next HC/AC at Harker Heights  Killeen Daily Herald

Following a weeklong process, the Killeen Independent School District selected Mansfield defensive coordinator Jerry Edwards as the next head football coach ...

HHHSgrows through tragedy | Texas  The Killeen Daily Herald

By Wendy Gragg. Killeen Daily Herald. HARKER HEIGHTS The band was loud, the cheerleaders peppy and the football players showed their regular pomp and ...

Killeen school officials look to staff, student and community input for suggestions on new high school  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Killeen Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a contract with PBK Architects, Inc. at its meeting Tuesday for construction of a new high ...

National Signing Day 2018: See where CTX athletes are going  KXXV News Channel 25

National Signing Day saw athletes from across Central Texas find their homes at the next level.

10 people arrested, including 2 former KISD teachers, in prostitution sing  KXXV News Channel 25

Bell County Sheriff's Department arrested ten people in a prostitution sting, including two former Killeen ISD teachers on Nov. 8. The two former KISD teachers, ...

Doubling her pleasure: Harker Heights junior having fun on both the band and dance teams  The Killeen Daily Herald

Fans of the Harker Heights High School Knights might notice the front percussion line at halftime shows includes a flash of unexpected color.

Video recorded of rape of girl, 15; three teens in custody  KWTX

Three local teenagers have now been charged with sexual assault after the rape of a drugged 15-year-old girl that was recorded on video.

STEM offers new learning opportunities | Local  The Killeen Daily Herald

A select group of Killeen ISD students from Eastern Hills Middle School and Harker Heights High School will step into the future each day, in the 2017-18 school ...

Red Brigade Band marches on | Community  Killeen Daily Herald

Just about the time the sun burned off any memory of morning cool, the high school band members lined up and marched together arm and arm across the ...

Heights chamber awards banquet recognizes excellence | Local  The Killeen Daily Herald

The theme of the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and City of Harker Heights 29th Annual Awards Banquet held Monday was “Hats ...

Health Occupations Students gather in Cove | Education  The Killeen Daily Herald

COPPERAS COVE — More than 1100 students and advisors converged on Copperas Cove High School Friday for the Health Occupations Students of America ...

Heights football team gets taste of Army life on Fort Hood visit  The Killeen Daily Herald

The Harker Heights football team took a trip to Fort Hood on Thursday and went through something not many high school athletes get the opportunity to ...

Special delivery: Father presents flag from completed deployment to son  The Killeen Daily Herald

HARKER HEIGHTS — Of all the blessings worthy of thanks, maybe none are more powerful and heartfelt than that of a certain Harker Heights High School ...

3 Nolanville women killed in fire identified | Local News  The Killeen Daily Herald

NOLANVILLE — The three women killed at a fire that started in their Nolanville home Wednesday have been identified.

Rusty Award recipients to be honored next week  Temple Daily Telegram

The Rusty Awards honor those who inspire while living with a disability, bring notice to people with disabilities through advocacy and further the cause of people ...

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