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CHAMBER OF COMMERCEState Rep. Rob Orr speaks at chamber meeting Oct. 30

Meeting is noon at Keene Senior Center
State Rep. Rob Orr, R-Burleson, who is retiring after serving 10 years (five terms) in office, is the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Keene Chamber of Commerce at noon Thursday at the Keene Senior Center. Full Story
TRAVEL
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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
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
GENE HAYES

Cross Plains, Texas -- Gene Hayes, age 82, of Rising Star, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in the Rising Star Nursing Home.  Full Story
SPORTS
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CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENTSShake up in schedule of area charity golf tourneys

Marine Corps postponed, Champions added
One charity golf tournament scheduled for October has landed in a hazard and taken a drop to a later date, but three others are on the tee box and ready to swing away. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
DOUG CARVERRemembering Fort Brown: A machine gun goes wild

Two days after the regiment issued live ammunition, they had suffered seven self-inflected wounds, none were life threatening. Full Story
Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
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'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.