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August Is A Good Time To Camp At Cooper Lake State Park

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Steve Killian, superintendent of Cooper Lake State Park, says the number of people camping at Cooper Lake State Park is less in August, so reservations can be made much more easily, sometimes on the day of the camping event.  And Steve says August is also good because the park is great place to view the Perseid meteor shows, which peak on Wednesday and Thursday nights, August 11-12.  Educational programs have returned to the park and several are scheduled this weekend (August 6-7).

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Dr. John Mark Dempsey is an associate professor of radio-television at A&M-Commerce, part of the department of Literature and Languages. He works part-time as a news announcer-producer for the Texas State Network in Dallas. Dr. Dempsey was the first student to broadcast on KETR back in 1975 and was also the first person to broadcast Commerce Tigers football on the station (as a student.)
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