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Hurricane Harvey: Memories Linger One Year Later

In the late afternoon hours of August 25, 2017, a Category 4 storm named “Harvey” began rolling into the Houston metro area. It would eventually dump more than 50 inches of rain and strike the Texas coast with winds up to 130mph. The storm brought unprecedented amounts of rain to an area stretching from the …

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Geneva Vier packed many miles into 15 years of wandering

She lives quietly now at Creekside Retirement Community, but Geneva Vier has seen the world-lots of it. To hear her tell it, travel-truly enjoyable, carefree travel-begins after age 55. “I started traveling when I retired, and traveled until my husband was no longer able to do it. We always traveled with the same guide service …

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72 years ago they were there on D-Day

As the World War II veteran population shrinks, two Creekside residents remain among the “last standing” HUNTSVILLE, Texas – More than 16 million Americans served during World War II, and now the number remaining stands at less than one million. Two local veterans are among those “last men standing.” Verner Lathrop, right, will turn 101 …

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