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Billy Edwards, who taught construction for the Windham School District, moved back to his hometown of Gatesville after retiring. With nothing but time on his hands, Edwards started repairing and cleaning gravemarkers at the Oak Grove Cemetery. Since he lives across the street, he can go early in the morning or late in the evening to avoid the hottest part of the day.

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Come January, a new regime will take over in the Coryell County Sheriff’s Office and the commissioners’ court will have two new faces. That was already known before Tuesday, but the new elected officials list was virtually finalized in the Republican run-off.

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Fort Hood’s range control office will facilitate Memorial Day weekend family visits to cemeteries within their Live Fire Training Areas from 7 a.m.- 7 p.m. Sunday on Fort Hood. Family members who wish to visit cemeteries must call Range Operations at (254) 287-3130 or (254) 287-3321 to access the live-fire area. No vehicle pass is required for Memorial Day visits.

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