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August 2017 Issue

Front Cover Stories
Keller Mourns Death of Capt. Brenda Slovak
If Keller seems a little darker today, it’s because we’ve lost a beacon of strength, courage and compassion. We’re heartbroken to share news of the death of Police Captain Brenda Slovak, MORE

  Watauga starts Bursey Road construction on July 24
The City of Watauga has notified us of impending plans to widen Bursey Road from Willis Lane to Rufe Snow Drive.
Phase II of their Bursey MORE

Arrest Made in Animal Cruelty Case in Keller
Keller Police detectives this afternoon arrested Deborah K. Thompson, of Keller, on a charge of Cruelty to Non-Livestock Animals . MORE
  Second Finding of The West Nile Virus in Keller
The City of Keller has been notified by the Tarrant County Public Health Department that a mosquito sample from within the city limits . MORE

  Education News
Notes From The Editor:
In the month of July we had a little rest because most of the businesses slow down with people on vacation and kids out of school going to camp. But we did have a few things to look forward too. MORE

  KISD School Notes:
New Superintendent Meet-and-Greet Reception, August 3. Join Keller ISD and the Keller ISD Education Foundation as they host a Welcome Meet-and-Greet MORE

    Join Keller ISD’s Community Ambassadors Program Today
How much do you know about how Keller ISD operates? Do you want the opportunity to get involved, interact with District leaders, and become an expert on your school district? MORE


 Health & Beauty News
Skin Healthy Vitamins
By Linda Irwin-Hurley
However, with any vitamins, minerals, or anti-oxidants, I always recommend talking with your doctor or nutritionist to make sure MORE

  Increase your productivity up to 200%
By Coach Rick Kolster
3. Change your beliefs. It's easier than it sounds. Whenever you want something, your ability to manifest it is already there: if you MORE

Hidden Back-to-School Health Hazards
By LaKisha Howard
There has been so much talk about kids, concussions and football – as well as the importance of immunizations to avoid serious illness MORE
   

 Real Estate News
Questions, Questions, Questions!
By Jackie Black
Over the last several months, we have been inundated with questions from buyers and sellers, so this is a great time to answer them! A hot market brings out many interesting scenarios, MORE

 
Do You Need A Human Realtor?
By Bill Woofruff
There is a paradigm shift in the world of Realtors. And yes you still need a Realtor despite Zillow and Realtor.Com No algorithm can spot water damage or structural issues. MORE
  ALWAYS Get A Second Quote
By Ben Hornbeck
(I'm going to start this article by saying, some roofers SUCK. I know, brutal, right? Well, it's true. I refuse to name names BUT I was recently given a referral that wanted a 2nd opinion & . MORE

 Business News
A Rocky Path To Follow
By Jeffrey L Swearingen MBA
Hiking in the mountains brings one a lot of perspective. The views from the top of peaks show both the vastness of the lands . MORE

  Can You Save for College and Retirement? By Kolburn W Conway
Few of us have unlimited financial resources — which means that almost all of us need to prioritize our financial goals. Consequently MORE

Do you want to make an extra $200,000 for free? By David Gerda
I'm often asked by customers whether it is worth repairing their car or buying a new one. To many people the answers seem pretty clear; have a big repair bill or get a new . MORE
  Tax-Free Income
By Wendy Knutson, CPA
Yes, that's correct, there are some forms of income you receive that may be tax-free. Here is a list of ten common sources of tax-free income. MORE

 Keller Chamber News
We Remember Luis Talamantes
Tuesday, August 8th, at 11 a.m., we will pause to celebrate the life of Luis Talamantes. Luis and Kelly are part of our Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce family and we ask that MORE

  Reins of Hope Therapeutic Riding Center
Welcome Reins of Hope Therapeutic Riding Center to the Keller Chamber! They have been in business for quite some time, but recently had change in leadership. They provide a MORE

Keller Chamber REACH Happy Hour
Wouldn't you like to establish solid business relationships? Why not do it in a Happy Hour setting? Join us at Bronson Rock for some complimentary appetizers, MORE

 
‘Into The West’ Moves North Into Keller
Last month, 30 business owners, friends family, clients, chamber members and staff came out to celebrate the opening of Into The West new location in Keller. MORE
  We Scan Files Ribbon Cutting
WeScanFiles has opened their doors to the community and the Keller Chamber help the celebrate with a ribbon cutting celebration! 35 Business owners, family friends MORE

  Food News
Caribbean Style Chicken With Brown Sugar Peanut Spice Rub
By Local Chef Peter Mollett
Summer is almost over and you know what that means…. Back to school is just MORE

  Caribbean Style Chicken With Brown Sugar Peanut Spice Rub
Serve this with Jamaican-style rice and peas for a taste of Caribbean life. -Emeril Lagasse
INGREDIENTS MORE

Back To School Power For Body And Mind
It's not always easy to find new and appealing ideas to fuel kids' bodies and minds as they head back to school, but programs for families and MORE
  5 Local Chefs, 5 Delicious Courses, 1 Fabulous Evening For KFM
Keller Farmers Market (http://www.KellerFarmersMarket.com), a not-forprofit organization, invites MORE

  Community News
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade selects Keller High School band to perform in 2018
The Keller High School Marching Band members learned during a surprise announcement on Monday, April 10, that they have been MORE

  The Greater Keller Women’s Club
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Economic Developments In Keller
Kinn Real Estate 101 Bourland Rd., Ste A
Full service real estate brokerage helping buyers find their dream homes and sellers sell their homes in all of Tarrant, Dallas, . MORE
  Keller Breakfast Club
The purpose of the Club is to disseminate information and it is non political. There are no dues or attendance requirements. MORE

  Politics News
Letter To The Editor:
Mr Mayor and City Council Members--
I write you again to voice my strong opposition to any and all potential funding, waiver of permit fees or advantageous taxing MORE

  Barking Dogs
Elderly Voter Shakedown>>>
I received an unsettling phone call from my neighbor yesterday telling me she was just visited by two District Attorney officers MORE

Mayors Notebook By Mayor Pat Grail
I hope this missive finds all of you well as we enjoy these final days of summer. It's wonderful to be back at Keller Town Hall and to once again be so involved in shaping our community. MORE
  Texas State Rep Giovanni Capriglione
During the 85th Legislative Session, the retiree health insurance program for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) underwent significant changes. MORE

  Calendar of Events
Events In Keller
A month long calendar of events from the City of Keller, Senior Center, Library and MORE
  Business and Non-Profit Events
The month long calendar continued, Chamber of Commerce events, Non-Profit events and MORE

  Entertainment News
Family Fun Page Sponsored By
Dr. Greg Garlett In Old Town Keller
Crossword, Suduko, Maze and Search MORE
   

  Business Listings
A handy list of local businesses that support the keller and Alliance residents. MORE    

  Sports News
Chipping Drill: Short Game Success
By Tom Ward
We all get nervous or anxious on our shots and all that negative energy is best felt in our hands and wrists because that is the only MORE

  Worried About Zeke?
By Steve Bear
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been arguably one of the most talked about players this offseason and not in the good way. MORE

2017 Varsity Football NEW Season Ticket Sales Underway
Keller ISD Varsity Football Season Ticket sales for the 2017 football season are underway with New Season Ticket Sales available through August 19. MORE

 
Straight Talk About Cigars By RJ Parks
Alec Bradley Filthy Hooligan
Cigar: Alec Bradley Filthy Hooligan
Vitola: Gran Toro
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Candela
Binder: Nicaraguan and Honduran MORE
  KHS Softball State Championship Celebration
Join the Keller High School Softball team as they raise the banner for their fourth State Title at their Championship Celebration at 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 9. MORE

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