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Book helps children understand finances

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Your child has caught some bug that’s going around.

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Gatesville reader comments on actions, promises by president-elect

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Lampasas reader comments on fallout from presidential election

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Don’t get mad, do research and plant smart

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When I was a kid, my mother always seemed mad, or extremely frustrated, with this one plant she had that would not bloom. It was a wisteria an…

Cooking with Clare

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.

Brown bagging it to keep my diet on track

Brown bagging it to keep my diet on track

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School starts next week for students across Central Texas, which means it’s time to decide what to eat for lunch.

Brown bag it with two tasty sandwiches

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Brown bagging it at lunch time is a great way to control calories and keep more cash in my wallet. I keep on track with my diet by knowing exa…

Down the Line

NICK TALBOT: Local teams not capitalizing on big-time stars

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The talent is here.

Roos get a victory all of KISD can savor

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Wow.

Few bright spots for 8-5A after nondistrict batterings

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It’s going to be a long, brutal high school football season in Central Texas.

The Bookworm

‘Santa’s Underwear’ delivers laughs

‘Santa’s Underwear’ delivers laughs

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Your new Christmas outfit is absolutely perfect.

2 books for history lovers

2 books for history lovers

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Imagine the person who created a toothbrush.

It’s hard to stop reading ‘Faithful’

It’s hard to stop reading ‘Faithful’

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The best years of your life.

Outside Insights

Don’t get mad, do research and plant smart

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When I was a kid, my mother always seemed mad, or extremely frustrated, with this one plant she had that would not bloom. It was a wisteria an…

The meaning behind pink flamingos and wishing wells

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I met a person recently who asked me, “How do you get your ideas to write your column each week?” That’s a good question. After seven and a ha…

Finding reasons to be thankful at Thanksgiving

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Time has flown by this year, and the Thanksgiving holiday is just days away. Our country has been through a great deal of discord, frustration…

Spare Time

DON WRIGHT: A ‘great ride’ comes to an end

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The official results are in for the Harvest Tournament, and taking top honors is the team Young People with a score of 3,246. The team consist…

DON WRIGHT: Entries for Open tourney are encouraging

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The Greater Killeen-Fort Hood USBC Association will present the Open Championship Tournament on Nov. 7-8 and 14-15, and thanks to the board me…

DON WRIGHT: Rash wins tourney despite painful mistake

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Just returned from a week vacation in Las Vegas with my daughter and son-in-law. My old military police unit from Germany was having its reuni…

Backseat Driver

Killeen says goodbye to Texas Thunder Speedway

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Race fans started lining up well before 6 p.m. Saturday night.

Driver OK after rollover at Texas Thunder

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It’s a group nobody wants to join, but occasionally a new member is inducted.

Jason Batt scores weekend double at HOT, TTS

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With only two weeks left in the life of Texas Thunder Speedway, Harker Heights racer Jason Batt is closing in on a once-in-a-lifetime goal.

Healthy Living

Turning a walk into a workout

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When I go to the park, I look around and I see just that, a park.

Blood pressure woes

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My last check-in with my nurse practitioner brought up a familiar discussion — my blood pressure.

Springing back into a routine

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Usually, I’m a morning person.

Editorials

Success of city's audit begins with Killeen council members

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The success — or failure — of the long-awaited investigation of the city’s troubled finances is in the hands of the Killeen City Council.

Killeen council must refocus on trimming budget

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Whatever happened to the Killeen City Council’s efforts to rein in spending?

Quicker timeline needed for new city manager

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The Killeen City Council is apparently moving ahead on a new city manager search, but there’s much to be done before a new top executive is in place.