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    COMMISSIONERS COURTPublic hearing on JP's salaries is Tuesday afternoon

    Hearing and decision is 1:30 p.m. at Johnson County Courthouse
    You be the judge.A committee that has the final say on the salaries of Johnson County employees will hold a public hearing Tuesday afternoon to decide if the county's four justices of the peace should earn more money. Full Story
    TRAVEL
    (Paul Gnadt)
    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
    OPINION
    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
    OBITUARIES
    PEGGY JEAN STARKS

    Burleson -- Peggy Jean Starks, 71, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, with her family and friends at her side. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Paul Gnadt)
    KEENE HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALLLady Chargers win tournament

    The Keene Wanda R. Smith High School volleyball team won its own tournament last week as one player was named tourney MVP and three players were named to the All-Tournament first team. Full Story
    LIFESTYLES
    DOUG CARVERAs Time Goes By, No. 52: Trading grooming horses for peeling potatoes

    We finished our primary training and almost became accustomed to the idiosyncracies the Army provided, and knew the horses very well from one end to the other, also from top to bottom. Full Story
    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
    (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
    Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown is expected to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case. Full Story