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No toleration for bullying in Cove ISD

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When I was in school, it all seemed normal. Sure, my friends and I were picked on in junior high, but we did our fair share of making fun of others as well. It was considered part of growing up.

Library offers help to e-book readers

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The Copperas Cove Public Library is starting a new service in October that will offer help to readers who may have questions about checking out e-books from the library.

Getting prepared to go fish, Part 1

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hether you are getting ready for a major tournament or just getting ready for a day of fishing on the water, doing some preparations will enhance your chances of catching that “bigun.”

My Civic is getting old, but we're still hanging out

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My car turned 15 years old this week.

Quilters need to spread the knowledge of craft far, wide

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I have a friend who keeps telling me she thinks quilting is declining. But when you go to quilt shows, and particularly to the Houston International Quilt Show, I find that hard to believe.

New releases a big hit at library

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New books are flying off the shelves just as fast as they are put up at the Copperas Cove Public Library. Luckily for the library staff and visitors, there are plenty of books still being sorted that have yet to be made available for check out.

Steampunk group getting started at Cove library

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The Copperas Cove Public Library is holding its monthly Gaming Day on Saturday for anyone who wishes to participate, and games such as Magic! the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, and other role-playing and tabletop games are expected to be on deck from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Subtle changes that make your baits unique can trick bass into biting

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Put yourself in the position of a big old bass and think about how many baits you have seen go past your nose and how many you have really bit and found the point of that darn sharp hook in the corner of your mouth and based on the fisherman being such a nice guy he has released you back to the water after the fight is over.

Don’t forget the dog now that school’s back in session

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Back to school means early mornings, fundraisers, events, sports and community sickness to name just a few of our “favorite” things.

Finding some perspective in a dirty bird cage

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When I was 14 years old, I volunteered (with some generous prodding from my mother, Kathy) for two days a week in the middle of the molten-hot Houston summer to clean out bird exhibits at the Houston Zoo.

It's fall whenever my wife starts decorating for it

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According to the calendar, fall starts in 13 days.

Research on the growth rates for bass provides some surprises

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Here in Central Tejas, within the highland lakes area, people are always asking me how fast bass grow. Well, a lot of that depends on Mother Nature and what she provides for the fish as far as shelter, forage, water levels, etc.

Communication better when you use HEART principles

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Marriage can be heaven on Earth. Yet it also brings challenges.

New audiobooks, e-books added to online catalog at library

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In the past few weeks, the Copperas Cove Public Library has been working hard to bolster their online catalog, making a veritable cornucopia of e-books available for checkout by library users.

Dedicated people make the community work well

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It’s personally refreshing to be surrounded by co-workers, friends and acquaintances who work hard, dedicate themselves to quality, making sure the customer is satisfied and take seriously the importance of being kind and assisting those who need help.