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TEMPLE – When we first moved to the Fort Hood area two years ago, we were looking for a “forever” home. After 20+ years in the Army, my husband is ready to retire and we found the perfect home in west Temple. Anyone who has purchased a house knows to also take the surrounding areas into cons…

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.

Event Calendars

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

That's Entertainment

As a fervent fan of first-person shooters, it took me no time at all to download, play and finish the latest downloadable content in “Borderlands 3” – “Bounty of Blood.” Within a few minutes of blasting through an assortment of dinosaur dogs, I quickly realized the developers implement one o…

Because one can never own too many “Dungeons and Dragons” inspired role-playing games, I recently decided to give “Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen” a gander. Despite some pretty glaring flaws and design choices, I have found myself investing way more time into the game than I thought I would.

In 2018, one of the most revered games from the Super Nintendo era, received a much needed revamp for the current generations. Despite the mixed reception, many gamers of the series hoped for some updates and possibly a sequel with a bigger budget. Even I have to admit that the game suffered…

Traveling Soldier

KILLEEN — I heard about this place nestled in the woods outside Killeen, but didn’t really know what to expect. I was planning to visit a couple of months ago, but the coronavirus hit and my plans changed because I assumed they were closed, like pretty much everything else. I was pleasantly …

MCDADE — Every year, my friends and I spend more time than we’d like to admit at a Renaissance festival in McDade, 35 miles east of Austin. About a 90 minute drive, Sherwood Forest Faire’s smaller venue, set in the time of Robin Hood, offers a more affordable alternative to the other big Tex…