• New mayor, council winners take seats - 11/13/2014 09:33 AM CST
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    CITY COUNCILChapline calls for unity, says priority is new City Hall

    Quoting poetry from 1916, Keene Mayor James Chapline charted a new course for the City Council Nov. 20 that should, he said, enable the council to navigate the troubled waters of interpersonal relationships and calm the storms surrounding City Hall. 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



    Keene - Evangelina Gomez Vazquez, 63, of Cleburne, passed away, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at home with her family by her side. Full Story
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    KEENE CHAMBER BASKETBALL TOURNEYLady Chargers sweep through chamber tourney

    Senior Zayda Gonzalez named tourney MVP
    Keene High School senior Zayda Gonzales was the bristles and junior Ebony Smith the handle Saturday night as the Lady Chargers beat Burton Academy for a sweep of the 19th annual Keene Chamber of Commerce Basketball Tournament at the KHS gymnasium. Full Story
    Man arrested; deputies say he aimed banana at them

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at them and they thought it was a gun. Full Story
    Garcia Marquez family explains archive decision

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The family of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez says the late Colombian novelist's archive was offered only to the University of Texas, which will be the materials' repository. Full Story
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    Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act

    The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.