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Summer fix: Feeling just peachy

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It’s not summer without the sweet taste of fresh peaches.

Brunswick selling its bowling units

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Brunswick Corporation on Thursday announced it has agreed to sell its retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF for $270 million, contingent upon…

‘Illusionists’ doesn’t conjure up much interest

‘Illusionists’ doesn’t conjure up much interest

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Now you see it. Now you don’t.

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Editorials / Letters to the Editor

Close pay gap for KPD officers, but restrain budget

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In the wake of a compensation study that shows Killeen police officers are underpaid, city officials are right to try to close the pay gap.

Lampasas reader finds fault with Obama’s transformation of nation

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Reader says higher raises for Killeen police, fire personnel excessive

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Briefs

Injured KPD officer to attend Texas Rangers’ event

Injured KPD officer to attend Texas Rangers’ event

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Odis Denton, a Killeen police officer who was injured in the line of duty May 9, will be a special guest at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Fr…

Land commissioner candidate to attend rally

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Meet John Cook, Democratic candidate for Texas land commissioner, at Saturday’s Turn Bell County Blue gathering.

Senior center to host presentation on Alzheimer’s

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A presentation on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and local resources begins at 10:30 a.m. today at the Lions Club Park Senior Center in Killeen.

Coaches meet to save Cove’s  youth football program

Coaches meet to save Cove’s youth football program

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Each Sunday during the NFL season, Copperas Cove residents have the supreme joy of watching a few of their own compete at the highest level, i…

Business resource center opens

Business resource center opens

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For those who dream of opening their own businesses, it’s easier now to move forward and make those dreams come true.

State softball tournament pitches money into Cove economy

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Twenty-one teams. Nine hundred people. More than 100 hotel rooms. Countless stops at gas stations, restaurants and shops. It all adds up to a …

Couple joins Central Texas Master Singers

Couple joins Central Texas Master Singers

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When Diane and Mark Murphy were invited to try out for the Central Texas Master Singers, they were exhilarated.

Veterans ride motorcycles for VFW awareness

Veterans ride motorcycles for VFW awareness

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From Hondas to Indians and, of course, Harley-Davidsons, motorcycles are popular with active-duty soldiers and veterans.

Cove firefighter recognized for service

Cove firefighter recognized for service

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Mike Brazill had a choice.

Burying head in the sand OK for now

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As the president of a mastiff rescue in Harker Heights and a dog trainer, I see a lot of problems with dogs.

New pastor takes charge at Kempner United Methodist Church

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Kempner United Methodist Church welcomed a new pastor, who in turn, welcomed a new role in her life.

Coryell EDB looking to fix image in Copperas Cove

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GATESVILLE — The Coryell County Economic Development Board is working hard to revamp its image, particularly with the folks in Copperas Cove.

Royalty serve as city ambassadors

Royalty serve as city ambassadors

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The Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce may be the “front door to the city,” according to its motto. But the Rabbit Fest royalty are opening tha…

Burglaries, thefts being investigated by Cove police

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Crime reports were lower this week in Copperas Cove. Less crime is always a good thing and a reason to rejoice. The news, however, is not all good.

With 7-on-7 out of the way, now we’re ready for real football

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At long last, the 7-on-7 football season is over.

Cove’s Dane was ‘born to run’

Cove’s Dane was ‘born to run’

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When you see Kelsey Dane at a distance, you cannot miss her very long legs. When you notice her willowy frame, you are reminded of a gazelle. …

Lifelong lesson will lead to career

Lifelong lesson will lead to career

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Some would call her an animal advocate.

Science takes center stage all summer long

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What happens when you mix library resources — books, film, art and technology — with the nimble imagination of a middle or high school student?

Embrace businesses in Cove

Embrace businesses in Cove

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Susan Morrison, 49, lives in Copperas Cove, and has worked at McCleod Auto Sales in Killeen for 10 years.

Copperas Cove News Briefs

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Early voting in special election ends today

Copperas Cove police blotter

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Copperas Cove police reports indicated:

Emeana wins Pitch, Hit & Run championship

Emeana wins Pitch, Hit & Run championship

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Before Mike Trout was named MVP or Derek Jeter stole the show or Yoenis Cespedes repeated as home run champion, Gabriella Emeana ruled MLB’s A…

Student brings honors to local VFW post

Student brings honors to local VFW post

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Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577 and the Ladies Auxiliary had more to celebrate than freedom this Fourth of July.

Living

Nature's candy: Melons are summer on a plate

Nature's candy: Melons are summer on a plate

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You know you’re in the heart of the summer when the melons come out to play.

Salmon: Even better the second time around

Salmon: Even better the second time around

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I buy more fresh salmon than I need for dinner. Not because I’m lured by the mammoth slabs sold at warehouse clubs or its, well, salmon color.…

KISD Career Center hosts blood drive today

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The KISD Career Center will host a blood drive from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. today in the Killeen High School cafeteria, 500 N. 38th St.

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Killeen Community Forum

Killeen Community Forum

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Raul Villaronga speaks while taking part in the Killeen Community Forum, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Killeen Police North Precinct in downtown Killeen.

Killeen Community Forum

Killeen Community Forum

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Glenn Morrison, Scott Cosper and Dennis Baldwin take part in the Killeen Community Forum, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Killeen Police North Precinct in downtown Killeen.

Killeen Community Forum

Killeen Community Forum

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Community members take part in the Killeen Community Forum, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Killeen Police North Precinct in downtown Killeen.

Killeen Community Forum

Killeen Community Forum

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Community members take part in the Killeen Community Forum, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Killeen Police North Precinct in downtown Killeen.

Killeen Community Forum

Killeen Community Forum

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TaNeika Driver speaks during the Killeen Community Forum, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Killeen Police North Precinct in downtown Killeen.

Killeen Community Forum

Killeen Community Forum

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Police Chief Dennis Baldwin speaks during a community forum Thursday at the Killeen Police Department’s North Precinct headquarters.

Killeen Community Forum

Killeen Community Forum

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Residents attend a forum Thursday at the Killeen Police Department’s North Precinct headquarters.

No Roof Left Behind

No Roof Left Behind

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Donna and Edward Saxton hold their dog Gizmo as roofers from Lon Smith Roofin shingle their house, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Killeen. The Saxton's were awarded as winners of the Lon Smith Roofing's No Roof Left Behind initiative. The program is looking to award one central Texas family with a new roof quarterly.

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