• February 28, 2017

Monique "Mo" Brand

  • Monique "Mo" Brand
  • Correspondent Writer
  • Monique ‘Mo” Brand, 26, joined KDHConnects in March 2013. An Alaska native, she lived around the globe with her military family before making her home in California where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications at UCLA. Her love for sports led her to become a local sports anchor in Southern California before moving to Texas.
Fond memories of my time in Cove

Roman writer Seneca once said, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” My new beginning in newspaper journalism came when I stepped inside the Killeen Daily Herald, fresh out of Los Angeles.

Although I grew up here, it was still a culture shock since I had not lived here in more than seven years before my move back in 2011.

Retiree takes the time to enjoy life

Earl Keli’ikuewa Spencer is a proud two-time retiree. After 22 years in the U.S. Army and 12 years in law enforcement, Spencer does not intend to leave the Cove area anytime soon.

“We’ve lived in and currently enjoy the peace and beauty of Kempner since 1998. The Army assigned me here and the rest, as they say, is history.”

‘The Architect’s Apprentice’ a novel of artistic freedom, creativity

Elif Shafak is Turkey’s most-read female writer and an award-winning novelist. Her writing comes in both English and Turkish.

Shafak has published 13 books, nine of which are novels, including: “The Bastard of Istanbul,” “The Forty Rules of Love,” “Honour” and her nonfiction memoir “Black Milk,” which has been translated into more than 40 languages.

DiLillo to be honored by Hispanic chamber in Austin

The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce will honor female business and community leaders at its third annual Women of Distinction luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in Austin.

Thirteen Latinas will be recognized for their professional accomplishments and community contributions, including Marlene DiLillo, executive director of the Greater Killeen Free Clinic.

Killeen’s new medical spa offers colon hydro therapy

Cleaning out the colon is sometimes deemed necessary — for example, before a medical procedure, such as a colonoscopy.

But Killeen resident Maj. Yasmin Francis believes colon cleansing can help remove toxins that enter the blood and slowly poison people, contributing to fatigue, bloating, weight gain and other health problems, from depression and allergies to arthritis and cancer.


History of KDH News

Memories of the Old Killeen Daily Herald Part I

The Killeen Daily Herald was special to many of it's staffer. I was there in 1971 - 1972 and f...

Memories of the Killeen Daily Herald Part II

This is part 2. The Killeen Daily Herald was special to many of it's staffer. I was there in 1971...

Memories of the Killeen Daily Herald Part III

This is part 3. There is some duplication of the previous parts. The Killeen Daily Herald was spe...

Memories of the Killeen Daily Herald Part IV

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