• Scott leaves Keene Adventist Church - 06/02/2015 01:17 PM CDT
    (Keene Star/Nick Chesney)
    PARADE AND CELEBRATION26th annual Independence Day parade and celebration are July 3

    Parade at 9 a.m., Celebration at 10 a.m.
    Longtime Keene residents Jean and Frank Peterson and Lillian Davis will lead the 26th annual Keene Fourth of July Parade at 9 a. Full Story
    (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
    DOUG CARVERA Memorial Day message from Doug Carver

    We are all familiar with the story of how Christopher Columbus discovered the Indians, on the islands down in the Caribbean Sea. Full Story

    Jaycen Dean Steele, 1, of Keene, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015. He was born Oct. 5, 2013, in Mansfield, Texas, to Aaron Steele and Trisha Steele.  Full Story
    (Courtesy Pearline Sickler)
    SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMPCTA offers two basketball camps this summer

    Summer Hoops 2015 is the summer co-ed basketball camp program at Chisholm Trail Academy, conducted by Blazers coach Jim Sickler, assistant coach Bo Just and former Blazers and Lady Blazers players. Full Story
    DOUG CARVERBack Home Again: Meeting "that" girl in the front yard

    One Sunday morning, I was listening to the radio before television was available in our district. The radio was playing beautiful music, and I was relaxed, enjoying it. Full Story
    Cops: Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls

    FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother's identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge. Full Story
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    Paul Simon joins U2 onstage at NYC's Madison Square Garden

    NEW YORK (AP) — The special guests at U2's concert Thursday night included Paul Simon, Lou Reed's widow and the woman who called 911 when Bono fell off his bike in New York City last year. Full Story