CITY BUDGET AND TAX RATECouncil increases ad valorem tax rate by 2 cents, approves $9.1 million budget

Councilman Dave Abrantes resigns due to work conflicts
As the prospect of a winning season increases for the Dallas Cowboys, Keene's tax rate increases, too. Full Story
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Readers offer travel tips, especially about flying with children

Whether flying alone for business or with spouse or family for pleasure, Star Group readers offer tips that will help make your next trip in the air a walk in the park. Full Story
DOUG CARVERAs Time Goes By No. 13: School got serious in the fifth grade

During the days when the dog was chasing the two old men and an explosion destroyed the refinery at Ibex, spring had passed and school was out. Full Story

Walter Edwards, 76, of Cleburne, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Ft. Worth.  Full Story
CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENTSMore charity golf tourneys join the schedule

The charity golf tournament table offers a smorgasboard of options for the fall. Here is the schedule:BHS Project Celebration ScrambleThe BHS Project Celebration Scramble will tee off at 1 p. Full Story
Police: Worker hid $1,200 worth of meat in pants

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants. Full Story
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Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again

“Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.