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High-flying hobby

High-flying hobby

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When he was in the fifth grade, before he knew he would become a dentist or build a plane, Phil Davis built a motorized bike. It came as a kit, and he and his father built it together. That is when his love of building and working with his hands began, Davis said.

“I always liked airplanes, and as a kid I always wanted to be a pilot,” Davis said.

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New Year's Eve at Wildflower: Dr. Gleam ‘guarantees a good time’

New Year's Eve at Wildflower: Dr. Gleam ‘guarantees a good time’

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Dr. Gleam, the live jazz group made up of musicians from Killeen’s Swingtime Big Band, will ring in 2015 at Wildflower Country Club’s New Year…

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Mother Neff gears up for annual First Day Hike

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On Thursday, Mother Neff State Park will host its annual First Day Hike. The national initiative aims to get people outdoors and active. 

Health

Dogs prove good patients at physical rehab

Dogs prove good patients at physical rehab

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ST. LOUIS — Breathing hard, the elderly patient limped off a treadmill in Jacquie Welkener’s physical therapy office in suburban Manchester, M…

Class teaches people how to manage chronic illnesses

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TEMPLE — Individuals with chronic disease can be passive or active in managing their illness.

FDA to ease ban on blood donations by gay men

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WASHINGTON — Federal officials moved closer to overturning a decades-old ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, but activists say t…

News

Malaria killing thousands more than Ebola in West Africa

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GUECKEDOU, Guinea (AP) — West Africa's fight to contain Ebola has hampered the campaign against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease t…

US, NATO mark end of mission to Afghanistan

US, NATO mark end of mission to Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States and NATO formally ended their war in Afghanistan on Sunday with a ceremony at their military headq…

A bigger tent? GOP faces minority challenge

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The faces of the Republican Party's most ambitious members are changing.

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Cleo Bay Subaru

Cleo Bay Subaru

tel. 254-634-3175

2125 E Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen, TX 76542

Furniture Keller Tx - Woodbine Custom Furniture and Art 817 514-0372

Furniture Keller Tx - Woodbine Custom Furniture…

tel. 817-514-0372

8705 Davis, Keller , TX 76248

 Welcome to Woodbine Furniture where custom-built pieces are the way we do business. Using options in furniture design, wood, and finish, our Amish woodworkers produce some of the most sought after pieces in America. All pieces are signed originals built specifically for you. We also carry made-to-order leather seating, a nice collection of accessories, and original art.Please browse our site and discover the beauty of Simply Amish furniture and our other collections.

Furniture Sun City TX 254 547-1027  Ledger Furniture

Furniture Sun City TX 254 547-1027 Ledger Furniture

tel. 254-547-1027

104 E Avenue D Copperas Cove, TX 76522, Copperas Cove, TX 76522

Sun City Texas shops for furniture at Ledger Furniture. Welcome to Ledger Furniture Your Local Store for Furniture in Copperas Cove, Killeen, Harker Heights, Temple, Waco, Gatesville, Lampasas, Austin, Georgetown and all areas in between. Visit Ledger Furniture for all of your home and office furniture needs. We have a great selection of sectionals, recliners, entertainment centers, bedroom sets, casual and formal dining rooms, living rooms, bedding, home office furniture, pictures, art, gifts and accessories. We carry top name brands including La-z-boy, Lane, Broyhill, Pulaski, Riverside, Flexsteel, Steve Silver, Universal, Mayo, TempurPedic, Sealy, and many more. Our showroom includes a design center, with hundreds of fabric samples. We can help you design a custom piece to fit your current decor. Our design center is just one of the many reasons to visit our showroom. We are a La-z-Boy Comfort Studio with a huge selection of recliners to try. We are also a Flexsteel Gallery. If you are shopping for Waco furniture, Killeen furniture, or furniture in Temple, Gatesville or Lampasas, consider the short drive to Copperas Cove where you will find the coolest old store in Central Texas. We deliver within a 125 mile radius of Copperas Cove to Waco, Temple, Killeen, Gatesville, Lampasas, Georgetown, Harker Heights and beyond. About Ledger Furniture Your Local Store for Copperas Cove, Killeen, Harker Heights, Temple, Waco, Gatesville, Lampasas, Austin, and Georgetown Area Furniture Ledger Furniture opened in 1950 in a small storefront on Main and Avenue D in Copperas Cove, Texas. Lovett Ledger, respectfully nicknamed "Sir",  brought his young family and a truck full of furniture to Copperas Cove from nearby Florence.  We carry name brand products from quality manufacturers including Simply Amish, La-z-Boy, Broyhill, Lane, Pulaski and Riverside. We focus on presenting a selection of both traditional and contemporary furniture, and on stocking those special accessories that make a house into a home. Ledger Furniture still provides custom order service, and is proud that our staff brings expertise from years of experience and world travel. When you come in to Ledger Furniture, you'll immediately feel a homey, happy atmosphere -- we want to help you achieve your personal dream for your home. Our showroom is large enough to accommodate your distinctive taste but small enough to offer personalized service. Here is just some of what our customers say:  "Great Staff. Not only knowledgeable of products, but helpful in knowledge of area. We've just moved here and all staff was helpful and made us feel welcome. Thank You very much." - Christine & Eugene M. "Once again you have done a perfect job of finding the furniture that I wanted and treated me like royalty. You will always be My Furniture Store! The Ledger family knows how to treat people right." -  Jennifer P. "Very Competitive Prices. Excellent Customer Service. Very Good marketing and excellent advertising values to get us to purchase the product. Thanks!" - Raul S. "As a prior customer, I knew I'd come back in if we decided to get anything else. Glad we did! We got a great deal on 2 recliners. Your sales personnel, Diane, was great! A special thanks to your delivery men. They were nice and very careful of  our doorways, and explained some of the features of the recliners. Thank You!!" - Herb & Ellie W.   We Live Here!! We Shop our Town!!

Dodge Country

Dodge Country

tel. 254-200-3900

1902 E Central Texas Expy, Killeen, TX 76541

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Google Fiber eyes expansion in Central Texas amid push for Faster Internet

Google Fiber eyes expansion in Central Texas amid push for Faster Internet

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In a 21st-century global economy, those on the forefront of technological advances often find themselves leading the competition.

Medicare Primer 101: What you need to know to enroll

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If your 65th birthday is around the corner or you’re anxious about the Medicare open enrollment period, it’s a good time to start focusing on …

Bedrock Prime workers at Fort Hood spread holiday cheer

Bedrock Prime workers at Fort Hood spread holiday cheer

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FORT HOOD — Bedrock Prime Inc., a government contracting organization with workers located at Fort Hood, helped spread holiday cheer throughou…

Taste

Savor bourbon’s sweet side and give desserts a kick

Savor bourbon’s sweet side and give desserts a kick

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Morgan Murphy loves bourbon so much he has found ways to enjoy the barrel-aged spirit at every meal.

Perk up leftover pork. Turn it into tacos with pico de gallo

Perk up leftover pork. Turn it into tacos with pico de gallo

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Mondays often mean leftovers in my house, so I turn to tacos.

KNCT Wine Classic set for Jan. 17

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Tickets are on sale now for the seventh annual KNCT Wine Classic on Jan. 17 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Hosted by public radio…

Faith

At the churches

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Get free clothing at East Lake Baptist Church

UMHB students serve during Christmas break

UMHB students serve during Christmas break

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BELTON — For many college students, Christmas break is a time to go home, relax, reconnect with friends and family and eat free food from thei…

Jesus brought hope, peace into the world

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When the angels announced the birth of Jesus to the shepherds tending to their flock during the night, they said, “Glory to God in the highest…

At Home

Companion Cardoon: Plant has ancient roots, modern popularity

Companion Cardoon: Plant has ancient roots, modern popularity

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Cardoon is a plant the Romans and Greeks ate as a vegetable, but today its popularity is such that you normally find them right alongside othe…

Drink it in: Pantone’s color of the year is Marsala

Drink it in: Pantone’s color of the year is Marsala

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Much of the fun of Pantone’s color of the year announcement is seeing the personality traits ascribed to the winner, the way an oenophile migh…

Holiday wrap-up: Cut, fold, tape — this skill’s a gift

Holiday wrap-up: Cut, fold, tape — this skill’s a gift

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I was a professional gift wrapper.

Taste

Savor bourbon’s sweet side and give desserts a kick

Savor bourbon’s sweet side and give desserts a kick

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Morgan Murphy loves bourbon so much he has found ways to enjoy the barrel-aged spirit at every meal.

Perk up leftover pork. Turn it into tacos with pico de gallo

Perk up leftover pork. Turn it into tacos with pico de gallo

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Mondays often mean leftovers in my house, so I turn to tacos.

KNCT Wine Classic set for Jan. 17

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Tickets are on sale now for the seventh annual KNCT Wine Classic on Jan. 17 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Hosted by public radio…

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Youth Nerf Wars

Youth Nerf Wars

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Tyler Foley, 12, prepares the ammunition for the youth group Nerf gun wars at Robertson Avenue Baptist Church on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014.

Youth Nerf Wars

Youth Nerf Wars

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Nicholas Pelkey, 10, aims a Nerf gun during the youth group Nerf gun wars at Robertson Avenue Baptist Church on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014.

Youth Nerf Wars

Youth Nerf Wars

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Coltton Sherwood, 12, wears safety gear during the youth group Nerf gun wars at Robertson Avenue Baptist Church on Saturday, December 27, 2014.

Youth Nerf Wars

Youth Nerf Wars

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Bryant Howe, 12, aims a Nerf gun during the youth group Nerf gun wars at Robertson Avenue Baptist Church on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014.

Youth Nerf Wars

Youth Nerf Wars

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Zack Rocosh, 16, aims a Nerf gun during the youth group Nerf gun wars at Robertson Avenue Baptist Church on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014.

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