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KAP Literary Center acquires Mike Cox book collection

Long-time Texas writer Mike Cox of Wimberley has donated his collection of books on Southwestern literature and writing to the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle.
An elected member of the Texas Institute of Letters, Cox is the award-winning author of 30 non-fiction books, including a two-volume history of the Texas Rangers published in 2008. His latest book, “Legend and Lore of the Texas Capitol,” is scheduled for release early next year.

Garden club meets Thursday

The January meeting of the Spring Lake Garden Club will be on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 9:30 a.m. at McCoy’s Headquarters located at 1350 Interstate 35 North on the east access road.
The focus of the meeting is the importance and care of pollinators including bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Marlene Gillham from Killeen will speak on “Pollinators and the Pollinator Garden.”

Lap-driving with pets

While driving under the influence was once the major focus of safety on the road, distracted driving of all kinds has gained national attention in recent years. Texting and driving has proven to be the latest serious road hazard; it has cost a number of lives, and 42 states have developed laws and campaigns against it.
Now many states are focusing their attention on a new threat - one that has gone under the radar thus far, but may prove to be as dangerous as texting and driving. This one involves the widely practiced habit of driving with a pet on one's lap.

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