Copperas Cove Leader-Press (Copperas Cove, Tex.), Vol. 118, No. 2, Ed. 1 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Page: 3 of 10
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The Lone Star Travelers, the local Texas Good Sam R.V. Chapter recently celebrated the Chapters 40th anniversary at Boones RV Park in Lampasas. The Chapter was organized at Fort Hood
in June 1972 by active service members. Present members are retired veterans, special guests were assistant state director for area four, Jim and Golda Brock, not pictured is Toni Hillman.
Fright Trail to be created at Salado Tablerock’s Walking Trail
Special to the Leader-Press
SALADO - On Oct. 27 and 28, Salado’s
Tablerock Walking Trail will be transformed in-
to a Fright Trail.
From 6:30 p.m. until the approach of the
witching hour (10 p.m.), goblins will extract a
$3 fee from children and a $5 fee from big chil-
dren for a walk on the spectral side of Table-
The Bell County Sheriff’s Posse will direct
traffic, actors will guide and enlighten you with
facts about respective authors as they lead you
to scenes from Macbeth, The Invisible Man,
Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy’s Curse,
an excerpt from Edgar Allen Poe and more of
America’s most treasured classics. One section
of the trail will portray Alice in Wonderland,
Billy Goat Gruff and the Troll who guards the
bridge, Dorothy, the Wicked Witch and her fly-
ing monkeys, elves and blithe spirits. Actors
will enact scenes from chosen classical tales of
terror and from Grimm’s Fairy Tales to enter-
tain and educate both the young and the young
at heart. Again this year Andy Anderson, Chief
Meteorologist for KCEN, will portray The
Snacks and drinks will be available at the
concession stand. Smelling salts will be on
hand for the weak of heart. Tablerock Trail is
located in Salado on Royal Street, three blocks
east of downtown. Students will earn Commu-
nity Service hours for their volunteer service to
Tablerock Amphitheater. For more informa-
tion, call Tablerock at 254-947-9205 or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org. A map on the Tablerock
web site will direct you to Tablerock.
www. tablerock. org
Salado Tablerock to host Fright Trail October 27 and 28 from 6:30 p.m. until 10 p.m..
Jackson joins CCLP
staff as newest reporter
By LYNETTE SOWELL_
Corrisa Jackson is the newest
full-time reporter at the Copperas
Cove Leader-Press and she brings a
youthful enthusiasm to the current
The Harker Heights alum is a
2012 graduate of the University of
North Texas, where she earned a de-
gree in journalism and English. She
recently returned to the Central Texas
area and accepted the position at the
Leader-Press last week.
Jackson first realized she wanted to be a
journalist when she began writing for the North
Texas Daily her junior year. “I had been taking
journalism courses and going down that track,
but I wasn’t sure I wanted to continue down that
path,” said Jackson. “When I learned
about reporting and actually started do-
ing it, I realized I loved learning about
people and sharing what I know.”
The campus of UNT is larger than
Copperas Cove with a population of
more than 35,000 students. The North
Texas Daily releases on Tuesday
through Friday schedule, so Jackson is
used to the urgent pace of newspaper
“I loved writing feature pieces,
anything that could let readers know
about the awesome things happening in their
communities,” said Jackson.
Jackson plans to carry the same mindset as
she takes the desk at the Leader-Press. “Em
looking forward to learning more about hard
news, expanding our features, and meeting won-
derful people in Copperas Cove,” she said.
BBB warns of scams involving
music festivals, sporting events
Special to the Leader-Press
WACO - With football
season under way and Austin
City Limits Music Festival
and Formula 1 just around the
corner, many fans are eager to
get tickets to their favorite
events. The Better Business
Bureau warns that buying a
ticket from the wrong person
could leave you outside the
During this time of year,
scams can typically pop up on
online auction sites, classi-
fieds and bulletin boards. The
most common ways con-
sumers get burned through
these sites is by paying for
counterfeit tickets or paying
in advance for tickets that
Consumers should also be
cautious when buying tickets
on event day from individuals
they don’t know. Many times
these are cash transactions,
which leaves little recourse
for the consumer should the
tickets turn out to be fake.
BBB offers these tips for
those looking to purchase
• Do your research. When
purchasing tickets through an
online broker, look for the
BBB seal on their website and
check out their BBB Business
Review. Assess the company’s
policy for customer satisfac-
tion and what happens if tick-
ets purchased through their
site are fake or not as adver-
• Verify the tickets are re-
al. If buying online, ask to see
a picture of the tickets so you
can confirm the seats match
up with the venue. If your
friends already have tickets,
you can also compare and
make sure they look the same
as the ones you want to buy.
Search for guidance online
about how the tickets should
• If it sounds too good to
be true it probably is. The rea-
son tickets are expensive is
because they’re hard to get
and the chances of you getting
lucky and finding a deal are
slim. If a situation sounds too
good to be true, such as some-
one selling tickets to a popu-
lar event for much less than
offered elsewhere, it probably
• Pay with a credit card or
PayPal account. Consumers
See SCAMS, Page 5
■ Available throughout October as a part
of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
• Available to women 40 and over at
Metropfex Hospital in Killeen and
Roltfns Brook Common it y Hospital
■ Schedule your appointment today:
HEALTH S YSTEM
LI Srarr&WHJTE Healthcare
“4 screening mammogram is an annual check-up. This special offer does
not include previously diagnosed follow-up readings. If you have
soreness or lumps, see your Primary Care Physician.
Coming together to conquer breast cancer.
Enjoy root beer floats as we
root for the cure
Free and open to the public
Honoring breast cancer survivors
Remembering those who
lost the battle
Variety of Speakers to share
Raffles and plenty of pink!
t your smart phone
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
October 13, 2012: 9:00AM-2:00PM
PLACE: 3210 EAST AVENUE H, TEMPLE, TEXAS
Open to all residents of Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills, and San Saba
counties. PARTICIPANTS MUST SHOW PROOF OF RESIDENCY (DRIVER’S LICENSE.
WATER BILL. ETC.) AND WILL BE ASKED TO COMPLETE A VERY BRIEF SURVEY...NO
PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE ASKED.
WHAT CAN BE DROPPED OFF?
Accepting paints, automobile batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, household cleaners, household
chemicals, pesticides, flammables, corrosives, and other hazardous household products.
TIRES FROM PASSENGER CARS AND PICKUPS WILL BE ACCEPTED. LIMITED TO 8 TIRES
PER HOUSEHOLD. A $1.00 SURCHARGE WILL BE PLACED ON EACH TIRE OVER THE
LIMIT. NO TIRES WITH RIMS. PLEASE.
BRINS YOUR ELECTRONICS FOR RECYCLING r
Large quantities of electronics from businesses, farms, or
commercial operations will be accepted.
For a detailed list of acceptable electronics go to www.keentemplebeautiful.org or call (254)
PROHIBITED: infectious and medical wastes, biological and radioactive materials, compressed
gas cylinders, ammunition, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, and explosives. NO
For more information: Contact the Central Texas Council of Governments at (254)-770-
2376.THIS IS A FREE SERVICE! Please utilize this opportunity to keep these hazards out
of our waterways and natural environment. Partnership between City of Temple, Waste
Management, Keep Temple Beautiful and Central Texas Council of Governments.
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