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Ah, the dog days of summer are here. Last-minute vacations, sweating while shopping in the brutal Texas heat, and purging your house to get rid of the old, making room for the new and reorganizing everything to get ready for the school year.

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Gaming Day at the Copperas Cove Public Library is normally from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Saturday of the month, but this month it is being postponed one week for one little (or big) reason — Central Texas College’s GeekFest.

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It’s always unfortunate when a longtime local eating establishment closes its doors, but I was particularly sad to see Las Casas in Temple close down over the weekend.

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I can’t imagine what it would be like to find out I had a life-threatening illness — and the treatment of that illness would force me to put my life on hold for a year or more.

  • Joseph Burns | Special to the Herald
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I often hear the following refrain from many well-meaning folks who are under the impression that once students graduate, the school year ends for educators: “I bet you are glad school is out and your summer vacation has begun.”

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June means summertime is here. I remember being a child and each summer was an opportunity for adventures. I knew time was limited yet the lazy days of sleeping in made me somehow feel summer would last forever.

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Early quilters didn’t have time-saving gadgets to help them make their quilts. They cut individual pieces out of scraps with scissors and used a needle and thread to sew them together. They would piece their quilts by candle or oil lamp light. When it came time for quilting, they again used …

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My daughter, Ashley, is the queen of class, both literally as she prepares to graduate as her class valedictorian at her high school in Wisconsin, and figuratively in the way she carries herself with dignity and class on a daily basis.

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I’ve always known this community has its share of people who lack driving skills. I’m starting to realize it’s got quite a few people who lack character as well.

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Spring is my favorite time of year because of the cool morning breezes, the stunningly beautiful days, and dusk that whispers the promise of a bright, starry night. However, dusk during spring always takes me back to a memory I will not soon forget.