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CHAMBER OF COMMERCESouthwestern president Shaw speaks at chamber Thursday

Noon meeting at Keene Senior Center
Southwestern Adventist University President Ken Shaw is the guest speaker for the monthly meeting of the Keene Chamber of Commerce at noon Thursday at the Keene Senior Center, 207 E. 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 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
OBITUARIES
MARY DONA BALL BOTHE

Mary Dona Ball Bothe, 87, of Keene, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, at her home in Keene, surrounded by her family.  Full Story
SPORTS
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CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENTSTwo Keenites on winning golf team

Star Group team wins Links Fore Literacy event
Library fundraising turned over a new page May 15 as the Burleson Star golf team won the first annual Friends of the Library Links Fore Literacy golf tournament at Hidden Creek Golf Course. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
DOUG CARVERAll Expenses Paid No. 15: Back in the USA at last

The snow continued falling and it looked more like cotton balls than snowflakes. It was impossible to see more than 20 feet in and direction. Full Story
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Officials say those Boston snow piles are even more vile

BOSTON (AP) — It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer. A Boston public works official says the towering piles of filthy snow left over from the city's record-setting winter are even more grotesque than most people can imagine. Full Story
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The Latest: Holmes says depression drove him to kill

4:30 p.m. (MDT) James Holmes says he was driven to plot a mass killing out of depression. In a videotape that jurors in the Colorado theater shooting watched Friday, Holmes tells a state-appointed psychiatrist he transferred suicidal feelings to homicidal thoughts because he was catatonic with depression after breaking up with a Full Story
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Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch.