Leisure

Soldiers from across Fort Hood came to have fun, see friends and most importantly, smash the competition. The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program hosted its annual Super Smash Bros. tournament Saturday at BOSS Headquarters.

WACO — I love cheese. My newfound addiction has been Brie cheese. My fiancé and I came across Homestead Craft Village by accident after visiting the Waco Downtown Farmers Market Saturday morning. A gentleman selling Brazos Valley Cheese at the market said that they had sold out of all their …

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Two-hundred biodegradable balloons floated into the air, signifying the start of the third annual Rockin’ Fest at the Bronco Youth Center, June 29, from 9 a.m. to noon. hosted by Child & Youth Services.

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The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Center is in the Copeland Soldier’s Service Center, Bldg. 18010, in Room B308.  The SFL-TAP Center is open Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5.p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  You can obtain more information by calling the Admin De…

The Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Center is in the Copeland Soldier’s Service Center, Bldg. 18010, in Room B308.  The SFL-TAP Center is open Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5.p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  You can obtain more information by calling the Admin De…

Movies and Concerts

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The first day Disney released its own streaming service, Disney+, my friend Zane Varney had already started asking me if I had watched “The Mandalorian” yet. Zane, like many of my friends and family, knew I’ve always been a huge fan of Boba Fett and the Star Wars lore associated with mandalo…

Finally, one of the most anticipated and revered series has returned to consoles and PC in “Borderlands 3.” Most fans and newcomers will agree that shooting bad guys, hunting for loot and playing on or offline with friends are key aspects of the game.

After buying Blink 182’s latest album, I promised myself, if they ever played a concert near me, I would go. That day came last week, and despite my hate for the venue, I’m still glad I saw the show.

At first, “Final Fantasy XV” turned me off in many ways. Wonky combat and awkward mechanics frustrated me. However, over time, more updates patched some of the major issues during launch and I found myself more invested in the story, the characters and beating the game.

For years I’ve touted “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag” as the best game in the series. Pirates, naval warfare, enjoyable combat and activities, and a massive world to explore are some of my favorite aspects of that adventure.

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SALADO — Texas is known for small-town-charm, the Great Plains, barbecue, the Alamo, hot weather and cowboys.

Yes, I still have yet to finish my shopping for the holidays. Fortunately, my friend Danielle Groeninger had a fail-proof plan to alleviate the few people missing presents on our shopping lists.

HARKER HEIGHTS — Are you looking for a family-friendly, local and free activity to do during the holidays?