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Freshwater fishing: Specks are getting bigger, and so are their numbers

Speckled perch fishing has really picked up around the area lakes. Anglers are catching better numbers of fish and the keepers are getting bigger. 1. Around Lakeland, "There's been a ton of specks caught around the area. Minnows and jigs with the extra flashy accent are seeing the best bite," report


Upcoming fishing tournaments in Polk and recent results

The FLORIDA CRAPPIE CLUB'S next tournament is Friday on Lake Okeechobee out of the Okeechobee ramp north of 78 bridge at the Kissimmee River. Call Harold Mcghee at 813-215-9759 or Darryl Cole at 352-516-0869. The KISSIMMEE BASS SERIES 2018 schedule is underway. Next date for Kissimmee Bass Series Se


Is it time for a new river-friendly chamber of commerce? | Guest column

Are our businesses on the Treasure Coast being represented like they should be? Could be? I don't think so. Just to be clear, I searched the definition of a chamber of commerce and found, "A chamber of commerce is an organization of businesses seeking to further their collective interests, while adv


State making good on plans for water-storage project

After spending 242 days under a state of emergency due to discharges from Lake Okeechobee that resulted in beach closures, fishing restrictions, fish kills and frequent reports of illness by those who came into contact with the water, help is on the way. This past year, more than 70,000 Floridians

TCPALM - 2017-11-23 09:00:01

Lampasas man indicted on murder-for-hire plot

A total of $1 million was set for bonds for a Lampasas man accused in a murder-for-hire plot. A Lampasas man was indicted on charges of soliciting the murders of the Lampasas police chief and an ex-wife, according to a news release. On Thursday, a Coryell County grand jury indicted Troy Neville, 45,

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 10:30:00

2 Copperettes dance in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Copperas Cove High School Copperettes Victoria Hanson and Lily Sallfors show off their Macy's Day Parade jackets. The two dancers were selected to perform in the annual parade in New York City, which was televised on NBC on Thanksgiving Day.Courtesy of CCISD Just like the inflatable larger-than-life

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 10:30:00

Out & About: Upcoming events and activities in Central Texas

Looking for something to do? Here's a list of entertainment, family and social events that's sure to keep you busy. Have upcoming events to include? Email events@kdhnews.com. Items run as space is available. Best Bets Asanas and Ales Yoga with Tiffany Schreiner Humphrey is from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturda

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 21:59:00

CCJHS students go wild over animal science

Armadillos, bearded dragons and two-toed sloths roamed the school gym as students' faces radiated with surprise. Members of the Barn Hill Wildlife Preserve Animal Adventure Squad drove from Louisiana to provide Copperas Cove Junior High School students with an opportunity to get up close and persona

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 10:30:00

Fight to lower Coryell County speed limits a personal one

Copperas Cove resident Mandy Raine was driving home after a long day last winter when she saw a sign that brightened her day. A 30-mile-per-hour speed-limit sign was posted on Cactus Lane near her home north of town. All of the hard work by local friends and residents had paid off, and someone else'

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 21:15:00

ASA's 'spooks and spies'

An unassuming Army veteran sits in the local cafe eating a meal and wearing a hat among a sea of other veterans also wearing their own veteran's caps. Emblazoned on the front of the man's hat is a patch with an eagle's claw clutching a pair of lightning bolts, adjacent to an intriguing slogan - "In

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-24 10:30:00

City selling wristbands, seeking volunteers for Christmas Extravaganza

Cove Leader-Press The City of Copperas Cove is gearing up for the 2017 Christmas Extravaganza on Friday, December 1, from 4-8 p.m. in City Park. The event has grown from a simple tree lighting with hot chocolate and caroling near the Copperas Cove Public Library and expanded to include an evening

COVELEADERPRESS.COM - 2017-11-24 19:45:00

Mt. Hiram Lodge #595 honors past Worshipful Masters

Cove Leader-Press The members of the Mt. Hiram Masonic Lodge #595 of Copperas Cove came together Tuesday night to honor all of the past Worshipful Masters of the lodge. The lodges hold this ceremony once a year to say thank you to all of the past masters for all of their hard work and dedication to

COVELEADERPRESS.COM - 2017-11-24 19:44:00

P-L Senior Center readies for holiday bazaar

P-L Senior Center readies for holiday bazaar PINETOP-LAKESIDE - The Pinetop-Lakeside Senior Center will have its second annual Holiday Bazaar fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. They will have many gifts and decorations for the season. Lucy will have her famous chili and fry bread as

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Show Low announces upgrades at city park

SHOW LOW - Show Low City Park, a local favorite at 1100 West Deuce of Clubs, now boasts a state-of-the-art Fitness Zone for ages 14 and older. Over the past few weeks, outdoor exercise equipment and systems were installed in an area west of the Show Low Family Aquatic Center, off the City Park walki

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 15:40:00

Local shoppers prepare for Black Friday deals

SHOW LOW - Some experts predict Black Friday online sales will top $3.52 billion this year, compared to about $3.34 billion last year. But the deals are already available in most stores because Black Friday has, for the most part, become "Black November" in an effort to get consumers to buy more. Bl

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Get Out for Nov. 24-30

Editor's note: Please check for changes before going out to an event. The Get Out! calendar runs every Friday. To submit an item, email it to cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event. Friday, Nov. 24

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Community Fast raises more than $15K

SHOW LOW - The Community Fast of Compassion week ended Nov. 18 after seven days of donations from people in Show Low and the White Mountains. Navajo County District IV Supervisor Steve Williams, chairman and co-founder of the fundraiser, said, total fast donations to date this year are $15,267. Tota

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Dogs in grocery store is out of hand

This letter to the editor is not in any way degrading Show Low Walmart. It is the people living here. I was shopping there recently when I counted seven dogs inside the store. But because of the policy, as long as someone asks if your dog is a service animal, you can lie and get away with it. Do you

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Show Low launches 'girl power' self esteem program

SHOW LOW - The City of Show Low is partnering with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to encourage girls, ages 10 to 14 years, to develop a positive relationship with beauty, raise their self-esteem and enable them to realize their full potential. Called "Girl Power," Show Low's program spans four Fridays

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Empty Bowls raises $2,106 for Love Kitchen

SHOW LOW - Northland Pioneer College's third annual Empty Bowls community event Nov. 17 raised $2,106.95 for The Love Kitchen in Pinetop. "Empty Bowls is an international nonprofit grassroots effort by ceramicists and educators, working with the community, to create hand-crafted bowls as a way to ra

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00