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Nature helps predict weather

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Many of our daily conversations begin by discussing the weather, since it affects us all and so much of our schedule and activities depend upo…

Bunch of bananas growing in Killeen

Bunch of bananas growing in Killeen

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I was heading into a business a couple of weeks ago and noticed a fun sight — a bunch of bananas. While I grew up seeing bananas growing quite…

Mix up granitas for grown-up frozen dessert

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While the weather is starting to get cooler, it’s still hot enough to enjoy a cold, refreshing dessert.

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Family Law Attorney Round Rock 254-526-4523 Corbin and Associates Lawyers

Family Law Attorney Round Rock 254-526-4523 Cor…

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1000 Hertigage Center Circle , Round Rock, TX 78664

Personal injury – Family Law – Criminal Law – Probate and Civil Litigation We represent clients in Killeen, Harker Heights, Copperas Cove, Lampasas and the greater Fort Hood, Texas area. Our offices serve all of  Bell County, TX, Coryell County, TX, Lampasas County, TX and surrounding counties.   WE ARE A FULL SERVICE LAW FIRM We have a team of attorneys and paralegals standing by ready to help you with all of your legal needs.  Our firm consists of four attorneys, eight paralegals and all the support staff necessary to help you throughout the legal process. Corbin & Associates was established in 1983, and has assisted clients in various legal situations.  We have the experience and professionalism you need standing next to you in the court room.  At Corbin & Associates, we care, and we can help.  Call today for a free initial consultation.  Saturday appointments are also available. Practicing Law Ethically and Effectively Being an effective lawyer has nothing to do with bending the rules or abusing the system. Our clients want to be represented in defending their rights under the law without compromising their principles, and we have shared their honorable goals for more than 32 years. From personal injury representation to family law, probate & civil litigation and criminal defense our goal is to help Texas state’s injured people secure their home, family and future. Contact us today to put our three decades of experience to work for your injury case. A Socially Responsible Law Firm Many of our clients never expected to be in a position to have to make a injury-related claim. But, when you have to make decisions on protecting yourself, your home, your family and your future, meeting with our staff of local personal injury law experts to explore your rights and options is well advised, even if you may not need legal representation at this moment. At Corbin & Associates we strive to exceed your expectations. We return your calls We take the time to understand your case We are active in the community We offer free initial consultations We understand military law Our goal is to help the injured, disabled or victimized across central Texas protect their future, whether it is collecting the compensation they need to function successfully or obtaining long term disability benefits. Our practice is focused on: Family Law Criminal Law Probate and Civil Litigation Personal Injury Claims For more information regarding our areas of personal injury law practice, our approach to litigation or to discuss your legal matter, contact us today by phone at 254-526-4523  Corbin & Associate’s legal team is dedicated in assisting the injured worker.  Killeen Personal Injury Lawyer Residents across the state of Texas and throughout the greater Fort Hood area have successfully recovered compensation owed to them with our law firm. If you believe you are entitled to receive damages under the law from another person, a business or an insurance company and are met with resistance, Corbin & Associates will help you.   LAMPASAS, TX OFFICE We maintain our office in Lampasas  by appointment only. 1412 Live Oak St. Lampasas, TX 76550 Phone: (254) 526-4523 Fax: (254) 526-6711 Email: legal@corbinlegalteam.com

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Tamika Galmore is the Classified Advertising Director at the Killeen Daily Herald. She has over 16 years experience in advertising and has been living in central Texas for nearly 20 years. Tamika Galmore is the coordinator of the Killeen Daily Herald semi-annual job fairs. Tamika is also a member of the National Association of Professional Women. She is a veteran of the United States Army and loves to show her support for military causes.

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Killeen Locksmith is a Veteran owned establishment that provides fast quality services in Killeen, Fort Hood, Harker Heights, Copperas Cove area. We have been providing services in these areas since 1994 and have proven time and time again that we do great work. Our work ethic and reputation means alot to us and we promise to deliver the absolute best service in our industry. Home Key Replacement or Duplication People tend to misplace or lose there keys in our busy, high paced lives on a daily basis. Give Killeen Locksmith a call right away to replace your keys. We guarantee we will get the job done. Call us or come to our office if you just need to duplicate some keys for you home. There are times when having some spare keys for the house come in handy. Leave one with a family member for emergency purposes or leave one in your car as a backup. Whatver the reason may be, get it done right. Home Lock Replacement Do you need to replace your locks for your home? Security is a serious and necessary lifestyle in todays world. We intend to make sure that when Killeen Locksmith replaces all of your homes locks, its done without mistakes. You can sleep safe and sound knowing that you just received quality service.

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Editorials / Letters to the Editor

Killeen reader criticizes people who abandon pets, tells tale of lost dog

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Belton reader says city’s leaders didn’t keep promises to residents

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Belton reader says city’s leaders didn’t keep promises to residents

Copperas Cove reader says city must do more to address deer problems

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Copperas Cove reader says city must do more to address deer problems

Briefs

Section of Rancier Avenue in Killeen to close next week

Section of Rancier Avenue in Killeen to close next week

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Eastbound lanes of Rancier Avenue, between 10th Street and 18th Street in Killeen, will be closed weekdays, beginning Monday, from 7 a.m. to 5…

Launch into space with Killeen native aboard delayed

Launch into space with Killeen native aboard delayed

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MOSCOW — Russia’s space agency says a manned launch to the International Space Station that had been scheduled for Friday has been postponed.

Out & About: Activities and entertainment in Killeen

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Local Music

It’s important to keep quilting alive for next generation

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I have a friend who keeps telling me that she thinks quilting is declining. But when you go to quilt shows, and particularly to the Houston In…

Heights library, Barnes & Noble partnering for Library Day event

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The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library and the Market Heights Barnes and Noble are celebrating Library Day.

Throwing down the gauntlet again

Throwing down the gauntlet again

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BELTON — The challenge has been read and the gauntlet thrown down for a second time in this season of the Dodgeball Challenge sponsored by the…

Woman proud to be one of ‘chosen few’

Woman proud to be one of ‘chosen few’

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Soni Berkhemer, 48, lives in Harker Heights, works at Harker Heights High School as a nutritionist.

Mayborn Science Theater sets star tour, laser show

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The Mayborn Science Theater, located on the campus of Central Texas College, will offer an in-depth look at the fall night sky Saturday, with …

Martial arts studio has garage sale to prepare for relocation

Martial arts studio has garage sale to prepare for relocation

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Harker Heights can expect to hear a lot more “Hi-yah!”s in the near future, as Legacy Martial Arts plans to open its doors for classes of all …

Area veterans discuss plans for Vietnam War memorial at State Cemetery

Area veterans discuss plans for Vietnam War memorial at State Cemetery

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Three years ago Bill Whittaker, a Vietnam veteran, walked through the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery for the dedication of the Korean W…

My Civic is getting old, but we're still hanging out

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My car turned 15 years old this week.

Annual Jamboree draws attendees from across Central Texas

Annual Jamboree draws attendees from across Central Texas

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The residents of Nolanville gathered for the fourth annual Train Whistle Jamboree on Saturday at the Church of Christ Campgrounds on Old Nolan…

Heights council eyes possible uses for previous HHPD location

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The Harker Heights City Council on Tuesday discussed the future use of 1.85 acres of property owned by the city at 120 Harley Drive that was t…

Inaugural Lights and Sirens barbecue cookoff starts today

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The inaugural Lights and Sirens Barbecue Cookoff will take place today and Saturday at Sandy’s Lone Star Events, located on FM 439 in Nolanvil…

Heights police officer shares tips for handling active-shooter events

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Active-shooter events, as they are called by officials in the law enforcement business, have become commonplace in society taking the lives of…

Annual Killeen MS walk fundraiser draws hundreds to Carl Levin Park

Annual Killeen MS walk fundraiser draws hundreds to Carl Levin Park

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There was a celebratory feel in the air at Carl Levin Park Saturday morning as hundreds of people — about 300 total — participated in the Kill…

Coffell still performing country music after 50-year-long career

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The well-known song, “I Was Country Before Country Was Cool,” was not written by Jeff Coffell, 61, but he has lived it.

Kids, adults channel inner heroes at Library’s ‘Batman Day’

Kids, adults channel inner heroes at Library’s ‘Batman Day’

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It was a sight straight out of Comic-Con Saturday afternoon as kids and adults walked around the Harker Heights Public Library dressed head-to…

A healthy breakfast on the go

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“Eat your breakfast! It’s the most important meal of the day!”

Huge crowd attends 8th annual Food, Wine and Brew Fest

Huge crowd attends 8th annual Food, Wine and Brew Fest

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Where else but the eighth annual Food, Wine and Brew Fest would you have found 17 food trucks, free food samples, wine and beer tasting, live …

Heights council votes to keep city’s property tax rate unchanged

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The Harker Heights City Council on Tuesday adopted a property tax rate of 67.70 cents per $100 valuation, unchanged from the current rate.

Annual jamboree set for Saturday

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The Fourth Annual Nolanville Train Whistle Jamboree is scheduled for Saturday, from 2 to 9 p.m., at the Church of Christ Campgrounds on Old No…

The power of oatmeal in a diet

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Oatmeal has been a staple in the traditional American diet for years and much like the potato, has been under scrutiny.

Living

Ashes to auction: Capote remains sell for $45,000

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some people will pay good money for anything involving the late Truman Capote.

Bill Nunn, actor in "Do the Right Thing," dead at 63

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NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Nunn, a veteran character actor whose credits ranged from the "Spider-Man" movie franchise to such Spike Lee films as "Do…

Lauren Hutton revisits 'American Gigolo' for Bottega Veneta

Lauren Hutton revisits 'American Gigolo' for Bottega Veneta

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MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are keeping it clean for next season.

Top Images

Florence vs Marion

Florence vs Marion

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Florence running back Edel Hernandez carries against Marion on Friday in Florence.

Florence vs Marion

Florence vs Marion

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Florence's Justin Trussell leaps in an attempt to block a Marion pass on Friday in Florence.

Florence vs Marion

Florence vs Marion

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Florence quarterback CJ Giddens, right, heads toward the goal line against Marion on Friday night at Florence.

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Salado’s Trey Sheppard (25) runs for 14 yards before being tackled by an Austin St. Dominic Savio defender on Friday in Salado.

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Salado's Zach Adams (52) sacks the Austin St. Dominic Savio quarterback Friday in Salado.

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Salado's Cutter Hudgens (1) returns a kickoff to the 44-yard line against Austin St. Dominic Savio on Friday in Salado.

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Salado's Jake Harvey runs 76 yards for a touchdown against Austin St. Dominic Savio on Friday in Salado.

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Salado's Hayden Haire (12) hands off to Aaron Torczynski (5) during Friday's game against Austin St. Dominic Savio in Salado.