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Roxann Patrick has been teaching freshman English as well as pre-Advanced Placement and Regular English at Copperas Cove High School for the last 12 years. All of Patrick’s students received passing scores on the STAAR End-of-Course exam in the 2017-2018 school year and the same extreme leve…

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Most of us older folks remember the USDA Basic Four food groups that provided guidelines for creating a healthy diet by consuming certain daily amounts of vegetables and fruit, milk, meat, cereals and bread.

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Younger and younger children are being convicted of crimes, forcing us to ask: at what age can we expect a youngster to understand moral choices and consequences? Experts agree that there is not a specific age at which children develop a conscience and judgment. Children learn these importan…

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For a long time, I played golf with the fellas every Sunday morning at courses in Lampasas, Copperas Cove, Temple, Georgetown, Austin, Round Rock, but most of the time at good ol’ Stonetree Golf Club in Killeen.

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A kidnapping, a jewelry heist, a purse snatching and a hope-to-be fiancé who is having trouble extending a marriage proposal will have audiences rolling in laughter in the production of Suspect to Change by Will Humble, which will be presented by the S. C. Lee Junior High Theater Department …

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Fairview/Miss Jewel Elementary kindergarten teacher Candace Nattiel knows all about discipline. The third year teacher served in the military before making the switch to her education career and brings that same level of discipline to her classroom.

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The Copperas Cove Police Department didn’t let gray skies keep them from their annual run through the city as part of Tuesday’s 2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

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Digitized fabric was introduced within the last two years. The first time I saw some was at the One Stop Shop Hop in Waco. A vendor had the Hoffman Challenge fabric, which was a digital design along with a selection of companion fabrics.

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Most of my adult life, I was in pretty good shape. For a long time, I worked out every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday morning at Bob Bearden’s gym over on 2nd Street in Killeen, near downtown. I was lean and mean, and learned a lot about lifting weights and nutrition from a dedicated …

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COPPERAS COVE — Clements/Parsons Elementary students enjoy reading and their dedication to reading their favorite genres paid off, not only in cold hard cash but also in a tasty literary lesson.

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Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary teacher Candace Nattiel has literally worked with hundreds of students during her career as an educator. While she is diligent about ensuring every students’ success. There are those students that make an impression on Nattiel that she will not soon forget. De…

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SAN ANTONIO — Many high school girls have their mind on prom — what they will wear and who they will accept invitations from to attend as their dates. Instead, Copperas Cove High School student Abbie Wardlow has her thoughts on soil infiltration, porosity, and permeability rates. This differ…

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Jessie Moore loves school She arrives at school ready and willing to learn. She greets all those around her with smile on her face and a positive attitude. When there is a student that needs help, Jessie is quick to lend a helping hand whether its finding a lost item or helping a student pic…

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Factory workers Catherine Donahue, Charlotte Purcell, Pearl Payne, and Frances O’ Connell, who took the Radium Dial Company to court, changed worker’s rights legislation in the United States forever.

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MaKenzie Hayes is a very active 8-year old who attends Clements/Parsons Elementary. She has participated in many different clubs including the Salt-n-Light which studies and memorizes verses from The Holy Bible. She is active in the Kids Care Club which focuses on community service including…

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BELTON— Today, 175 Texas children will be victims of abuse. One in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. This would equal 740,000 children in Texas. The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty rocked against those statistics with the approach of April, Child Abuse Awarenes…

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Tracking animals, recognizing poisonous plants, identifying different types of trees, flowers and grasses…these are just a few things that Copperas Cove Junior High students enrolled in Outdoor Adventures, an alternative physical education class approved by the Texas Education Agency this ye…

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The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty raised money to purchase to purchase sensory playground equipment for South Park and unveiled the City’s first playground equipment designed specifically for special needs children on Tuesday.

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Veterans of Bravo Co. 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment came from across the country Saturday 50 years after they served in the Vietnam War inside the Shiloh Inn of Killeen. The more than 50 were deployed together in Vietnam in 1969 as an air mobile infantry unit, where they flew into comb…

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Darnell Adams walks along with his hands in his pockets, is quiet but friendly and displays the use of unusually good manners for a boy who is only 8 years old. But, there is a rowdier side to the second grader who loves sports including football and basketball and also enjoys video games.