The 5th annual Krist Kindl Markt Charity Pageant returns to the Copperas Cove Civic Center from 10 a.m. to noon on Dec. 7 during the Krist Kindl Markt. As the name indicates, all pageant proceeds benefit a charitable cause in the community. The pageant is the community service project of Cop…
COPPERAS COVE - Members of the DECA chapter at Copperas Cove High School want more people to recognize the growing epidemic of suicide among youth nationwide.
COPPERAS COVE — Gordon Mickan spent Saturday making sure that 4,000 pounds of German sausage being boiled and grilled outside the Copperas Cove Civic Center was ready for the hungry people inside.
As Cadence Church Senior Pastor Joe Bernier stopped the music, both children and adults scurried to put both of their feet on a brightly colored number. The cakewalk was popular among all ages at the Copperas Cove YMCA annual Halloween festival.
COPPERAS COVE — Three men who built a reputation for public service in Copperas Cove were honored Friday at a Texas State Arbor Day ceremony in Highland Park.
COPPERAS COVE — S. C. Lee student Taylor Trimm turned the wheel of the pedal cart as hard as she could. She thought she had left a wide enough berth that she easily cleared the orange cone that represented a child standing in the street. Instead, she ran over it.
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When Anthony Kostner learned his position as a corporal with the Copperas Cove Police Department was being re-classified to sergeant, the first thing he thought of was his dad, a retired police officer from Minnesota who wore badge number 24.
When you walk into House Creek Elementary Alicia Pelkey’s classroom, you immediately feel a sense of engagement and belonging. Student work is posted in her classroom and outside of her room. It is clear that Pelkey, only in her second
An axe handle clanged loudly as it was drug across the chain link fence of a dog run while teenagers on their hands and knees darted out of dog houses in an attempt to scare their unsuspecting victims in the pitch black darkness.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove Deputy Fire Chief Gary Young smiled when he heard that people were having a hard time finding parking spaces near the city’s main fire station Saturday.
In the 2019-2020 school year, the Copperas Cove ISD Child Nutrition Department will serve nearly 800,000 lunches to students. That does not count breakfast and summer feeding program meals that are also served to students. In the 2018-2019 school year, the total to number of school meals ser…
Vaseline, fake blood, cocoa powder, toilet paper, gelatin, food coloring, and miscellaneous classroom supplies resulted in a recipe that is advancing the knowledge of Copperas Cove High School students as they work toward their certifications in medical terminology.
Maelena Carpenter has a gift. She has a unique ability to connect with the special education students she works with each and every day. Her capacity to help students achieve goals and enjoy successes they never dreamed possible is one of the many reasons Carpenter was named the House Creek …
We have all come to rely on our cellphones. Even those of us who can remember a time when we didn’t have mobile phones have come to rely on them.
COPPERAS COVE — When 95-year old Maria Everette saw she had visitors at her home, a smile spread across her face to see that she was being visited by beauty queens. Although she was receiving both her lunch and dinner for the day, the visit is about much more than just food.
COPPERAS COVE — Brennan De Voe didn’t seem very impressed after getting up close and personal with a boa constrictor Saturday.
COPPERAS COVE — Cheerleaders from Copperas Cove High School were wrapped up warmly Saturday morning as they stood outside Applebee’s on U.S. Business 190.
Three hundred fifty walkers and runners, five different colors and money raised for countless charities. The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty were covered in colored powder by the time they reached the finish line of Copperas Cove ISD’s fourth annual elementary color run/walk to raise money …
Copperas Cove police Lt. Steve O’Neal met his wife of 17 years, Sarah, on a blind date that was a little awkward at first, but went well enough that the couple agreed to go out a second time.
Donna Higgins has always had a passion for children, especially those with exceptional needs. She attended the University of North Texas graduating with a Bachelor’s in Special Education. Higgins taught as a special education teacher for more than two decades at Copperas Cove ISD.
When you walk into Fran Caldwell’s classroom at Copperas Cove Junior High, all procedures and routines are clear and efficient. The classroom is safe and organized to support the science learning objectives. Student excitement is obvious
COPPERAS COVE — Singer Alba Garcia wanted to see people out of their seats Saturday afternoon as she began her performance at the 2nd Annual Copperas Cove Multicultural Festival.
Seventeen titleholders, more than 2,000 hours of service, and only six months left to reign. The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty will contribute more than 5,000 hours of service to the community by the time the 2020 pageant is held on March 21.
COPPERAS COVE — In today’s world of technology, many children have become used to having a digital assistant at their beck and call. But is the demand for information without the requirement of a please or thank you causing children to become rude when interacting with adults and each other?
COPPERAS COVE — If you see a chrome-dome guy with a long white beard tooling around town in a fully-restored, bright red 1923 Ford Roadster, wave and say hello to Tom Parker, past president and founding father of Hooligans Car Club in Copperas Cove.
Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary paraprofessional Tobie Velesky is able to achieve order out of chaos. She is the aide on
COPPERAS COVE — Diane Cronk remembers when she could easily get a top-three finish in her age group in the Cen-Tex Race Series.
If you were to give form to all of the conspiracy theories out there and then put them into my living room, you wouldn’t have enough room to swing Mr. Kitty around in there.
Kaydence Roberts’ arms begin to turn red. Her hands also turn red and start to swell. Before long, her eyes begin swelling shut too. Roberts is having an allergic reaction and it is to the one thing she loves the most: animals.
The Copperas Cove Fire Department has sent an ambulance to Houston to help residents who might need assistance due to flooding and other emergencies due to Tropical Depression Imelda.
The 22nd Annual National Night Out Kick Off Party will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28,
Dressed in black and white with sparkles and chiffon from head to toe, the Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty “cut a rug” at the annual Hill Country Nursing Home Black and White Ball.
The United States has had 1,316 school shootings since 1970 and these numbers are increasing. Eighteen percent of school shootings have taken place since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. In a comprehensive study of school shootings from 1974 to 2000 conducted by …
Dots on socks, dots on shirts, dots on pants, dots on scarves, dots on paper. They even had dots on their faces.
Her eyes fly open wide and a huge smile spreads across her face when she sees a pop tab, the metal flap used to open aluminum cans. Tiny Miss Five Hills Isabella Cross gets excited and understands clearly when she sees the silver tabs that she is to collect them. What the toddler may not und…
Ronald Stratman arrives to work early every morning and you will often find him staying late to ensure his work area is clean and ready for the next day. Stratman is the shop foreman for CCISD’s Transportation Department and he is on call 24-hours a day. He has worked for the district for 13…