By LYNETTE SOWELL Cove Leader-PressAfter about one year of saving can tabs from aluminum cans, on Tuesday the members of the Copperas Cove chapter of Altrusa International presented more than 27 pounds of them to Susan Bolton, executive director of Temple’s Ronald Mc- Donald House near McLane Children’s Hospital.

By LYNETTE SOWELL Cove Leader-Press During the first week of  pen election filings for two positions on the Copperas Cove city council and the mayor’sposition, three individuals have stepped up. Azeita Taylor has filed for city council place 1, currently  occupied by Cheryl Meredith.

By LYNETTE SOWELL Cove Leader-Press Dillon Joshua Dorsey, 28, was booked into the Coryell County jail on Tuesday morning on charges oftheft of a firearm and theft over $1,500 but under $20,000.  Coryell County District Attorney said the charges came after Dorsey allegedly stole a “friend’s” vehicle and in the process, also stole a gun. Sgt.

Cheese and Quackers

Clay Allison, the two-gun time bomb who called himself a “shootist,” died on Jun. 30, 1887 notfrom a bullet but under the wheels of his own wagon. There were two Clay Allisons.

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Sports

By WENDY SLEDD Special to the Leader-Press Thirty percent of college and university students drop out after their first year. According to US News and World report, half will never graduate.

Living

By WENDY SLEDD Special to Leader-Press “’Always chicken  feed! Day after day--year after year--I’m sick of it!’ squawked Big Brown Rooster in the book by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel.

Obituaries

Edna Earl Smith went to be with the Lord on July 23, 2015. She was born December 15, 1935 in Marshall County, KY and moved to Copperas Cove in July 1963.

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