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Take a break: Dog rescue can be exhausting

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Rescue has been an instrumental part of my life — for well, most of my life.

Library’s shelves filling with end-of-year book purchases

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Books are officially beginning to appear on the shelves after the first round of end-of-year purchases by the Copperas Cove Public Library.

Library booth at GeekFest at CTC to feature books

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At first glance, GeekFest at CTC and the Cove library may seem like an odd combination, but the library will have a booth in the Anderson Campus Center on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to show that is not true.

Floating or regular worms best for crawling across lake bottom

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Well, the August “dulldrums” are here and it’s so hot you could cook a 2-inch thick steak on the deck of your boat, lay the potatoes out to bake themselves and top it all off with the egg you fried on top of the motor.

Our house has been hosting Critter Fest

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It’s been a summer full of critters at the Miller household.

Free date nights can help keep your marriage healthy

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One of the biggest problems in marriage is communication.

Today’s lesson: Everything you wanted to know about Jerk baits

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Today I want to talk about Jerk baits, and when to use them.

Book club to discuss TV’s ‘Fargo’ creator’s newest novel

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The book club at the library will meet Aug. 17 to discuss “Before the Fall,” the newest novel from Noah Hawley, the creator of the “Fargo” television show.

40-year reunion of singing group filled with laughter, songs

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After my wife and I were married in 1974, we lived in Victoria, about 150 miles up the coast from Corpus Christi.

How to make the most of your back-to-school tax free shopping spree

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The dog days of summer have been around the Central Texas area for several weeks now, and that means the new school year is less than a month away for many students here in Texas.

Unplanned visit to new church was a blessing

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A couple of Sundays ago, my wife and I were running really late for church — so late that we weren’t ready to leave home until the 10:30 a.m. service was actually starting.

And now for the lowdown on Dartin and Frogin top water baits

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OK, you have the Buzzin, Wobblin, Propin and Poppin down when it comes to baits, so it’s time to move on to the Dartin and Frogin.

What’s your peanut butter choice: Creamy or crunchy?

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The most important question of our time is NOT about choosing the next president.

Library staff planning big book buys during August, September

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The Summer Reading Program at the Copperas Cove Public Library is officially over, but library staff and volunteers are not slowing down, preparing for big, end-of-year book purchases.

Remembering some good cops -- real and on TV

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Jim Reed is one of my favorite all-time television cops.