Even with school beginning, it’s still summer. Children will be excited to play with classmates and could spend more time outside, which is why we must remind them that is still hot outside. If you see signs of dry mouth, fatigue, muscle cramps, dry skin, drowsiness, or dizziness, there is a chance you are dehydrated.

Dear Heloise: It irks me when a receptionist “blind transfers” me to a person in the company. The correct business etiquette: Place me on hold, find out if that person is in, and if the person is not, come back on the line and ask me if I’d like to leave a message.

Dear Annie: We have a son and daughter-in-law who live in Wisconsin, while we live more than 1,200 miles away in Florida. In early May, our son asked us if we could come up to Wisconsin in August to care for his girls (our grandkids) while he and our daughter-in-law spent a weekend in New Yo…

Betty Stewart, center, was visited recently by her sons-in-law Ralph Ringstaff, left, of College Grove, Tenn., and Bryan Neaves of Belton at the Stoney Brook of Belton assisted living facility.

Camden Williams, a recent graduate of Academy High School, received the 2019 Live Connected Scholarship from Temple Dental Trails. Camden will attend the University of North Texas this fall to pursue a degree in computer science.

Webb White Jr. of Salado recently hauled in this 9-pound, 2-ounce black bass at a private lake in East Texas while on his first fishing trip with his grandfather Raleigh White.

My family tries to visit SeaWorld or Busch Gardens every year through the Waves of Honor promotion that’s offered to active duty military personnel and their families. Since dolphins are my all-time favorite animal, we usually end up at SeaWorld.

Nicolette Irene Wiesman of Temple became the bride of Ricky Edward Brenek of Temple in a double-ring ceremony July 6 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels