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This week, 174 Fort Hood kids, ages 4-11, are participating in crafts, recreation, worship and more during Destination Dig Vacation Bible School at the Spirit of Fort Hood Chapel.

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Despite a lack of significant rainfall last October and an unparalleled, record-breaking winter storm just two months ago, the famous Texas bluebonnets and wildflowers have arrived!

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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…

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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

Armistice Day, now known as Veterans Day, celebrated peace and renounced war at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. Throughout the world, people will celebrate in a multitude of ways. Listed below are notable events which will take place in Texas.

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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Back in the day, my brothers and I would venture to the local arcade and often play cooperate beat-’em ups such as “Double Dragon,” “Tecmo Knights” and, of course, the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” arcade games. For decades, the turtles continuously find themselves featured in TV series, co…

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A few weeks ago, I discovered that Ska Studios, a well-known independent developer, has released its latest game, “Salt and Sacrifice.” The sequel to “Salt and Sanctuary” took the series into a different direction, giving it more of a hunt and farm feel.

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The human experience is a vast and often complicated one. This can quite easily be seen in the two books featured in this month’s column. June is LBGTQI+ Pride Month so naturally, the first novel is a testament to that. June also kicks off the Summer Reading Program at the Casey Memorial Lib…

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When the first “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie came out years ago, I remained one of the biggest skeptics believing that the film might bomb at theaters. To my surprise, the film delivered on every aspect and ended up becoming one of my favorite Marvel movies out there. The sequel a few year…

Traveling Soldier

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My visit to the Medieval Times Dinner Show in Dallas, was planned with two of my older siblings. It is located right off I-35, with several hotels within walking distance.

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WACO — My roommate and I packed up and decided to take a trip to the Cameron Park Zoo. We knew it would be a great day, the clouds were providing cover from the sun and we could leisurely walk around and enjoy the animals.

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AUSTIN — Over the past few years, arcades seemed to have seen a resurgence. Some of these not only cater to youngsters, but also to parent-aged counterparts. One of these arcades, called Cidercade in Austin, can provide gamers of all ages a day of fun for a pretty affordable price.