• September 20, 2014

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Military Officers Association

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KCCB recognizes September Yard of the Month

The Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful organization recognizes an “above average” residential landscape during the Yard of the Month award season. This award is given to qualified residents of Cove.

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KCCB Yard of the Month

‘Smiles all around’ at new dental office

“Smiles all around” was the theme of the Sept. 9 ribbon-cutting at Benchmark Family Dental in Copperas Cove.

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Friday 09/19/2014
‘Smiles all around’ at new dental office
Posted: September 19, 2014

“Smiles all around” was the theme of the Sept. 9 ribbon-cutting at Benchmark Family Dental in Copperas Cove.

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Class prepares Cove residents for disasters
Posted: September 19, 2014

It’s not a question of IF a disaster will happen, but when and how well-prepared you’ll be, said Gary Young, deputy fire chief of the Copperas Cove Fire Department.

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Community Calendar
Posted: September 19, 2014

FRIDAY

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News briefs
Posted: September 19, 2014

Military Officers Association

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Student’s life busy on, off the track
Posted: September 19, 2014

Kelsey Dane’s life is like a blur to most people. Literally. The life of the 15-year-old cross-country and track runner is as busy off the track as it is on.

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Friday 09/12/2014
Activities at center keep Cove seniors busy
Posted: September 12, 2014

During the week, about 50 seniors will take part in one of the many activities at the Copperas Cove Senior Activity Center.

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Library events continue without pause
Posted: September 12, 2014

Well, with school underway and in full swing, the library is not missing a beat. Monthly events are back.

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High school star excels at Baylor
Posted: September 12, 2014

She is the success story every school wants to point to. She is attending Baylor University on a full $67,000 scholarship, majoring in forensic psychology.

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Friday 09/12/2014
Community calendar
Posted: September 12, 2014

FRIDAY, SEPT. 12

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Friday 09/05/2014
New director up to challenge of new job
Posted: September 05, 2014

Pastor Brian Hawkins is getting “his feet wet” and loving every minute of it as the incoming executive director of Cove House. He just started two weeks ago and refers to the management change as “very exciting.”

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Preteen’s love of golf runs deep
Posted: September 05, 2014

She may be petite in stature, but Elle Fox swings with a lot of power and sends a message to her fellow competitors that she is a force to be reckoned with.

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Co-owner of Boss Hog taxidermy enjoys the human side of his business
Posted: September 05, 2014

John Bowman doesn’t plan to get rich from his taxidermy business, but he does want to make people happy.

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Breakfast book big help in kitchen
Posted: September 05, 2014

There is one thing I love more than books and a great baseball game: Breakfast. I mean, can you blame me? Not only is it the most important meal of the day, but it is delicious any time.

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Community Calendar
Posted: September 05, 2014

FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014

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Friday 08/29/2014
Couple’s 50-year journey of love begins with a glance and a Chevrolet
Posted: August 29, 2014

Some journeys begin with a step, but Bill and Georgia Thomas’ 50-year journey began with a glance.

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Student sees world as happy place
Posted: August 29, 2014

Expect a tight hug around the waist when you meet 9 year-old Matthew Petty. There is little that this Clements/Parsons Elementary fifth-grader doesn’t love.

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Woman wants job corps nonprofit in Cove
Posted: August 29, 2014

While the outside world was going through the “hustles and bustles” of the day, a small group of executives from local nonprofit organizations gathered inside the Copperas Cove Public Library’s meeting room to discuss how to help make the city a more pleasant place for all.

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Community Calendar
Posted: August 29, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 29

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Musician, soldier loves to entertain
Posted: August 29, 2014

Oscar Domin, 39, has lived in Copperas Cove since 2006 and is stationed at Fort Hood.

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Friday 08/22/2014
Taking Rachel’s Challenge: Faculty, staff educated on anti-bullying program
Posted: August 22, 2014

What began like most school days April 20, 1999, for Rachel Joy Scott and 12 of her classmates and a teacher, would end in one of the worst school tragedies in U.S. history. 

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First-year teachers eager to start their careers in Copperas Cove ISD
Posted: August 22, 2014

Twenty-eight brand new teachers are beginning their careers in Copperas Cove Independent School District this year. 

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Cove teen balances schedule
Posted: August 22, 2014

Kaylyn Kirkpatrick’s life seems like a blur to most people as the Student Council vice president, junior class president, theater participant, choir singer, and member of the debate team, Youth Activities Council and Link Crew, simultaneously juggles her extracurricular responsibilities. Yet, this honor student with a 4.65 GPA who is ranked fourth in her class of 593 students, appears to handle it with ease.

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Blood drive today at Cove High
Posted: August 22, 2014

Carter BloodCare joined forces with Copperas Cove High School and GC Services to impact the community, one donor at a time. “Summertime is our lowest blood supply month, and there is a rise in demand,” said Vickie Carpenter, Carter BloodCare manager of recruitment operations. “We have a great partnership with both Copperas Cove High and GC Services and have a great understanding of how important donating blood is.” 

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Cove ISD welcomes new teachers
Posted: August 22, 2014

Butterflies fluttered in the stomachs of many freshmen walking in small groups through the hallways of Copperas Cove High School’s “Dawg House” orientation Aug. 14.

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Meals on Wheels delivers more than hot chow to Cove residents
Posted: August 22, 2014

Individuals and organization such as the Noon and Exchange Clubs of Copperas Cove regularly take turns making Meals on Wheels deliveries to homebound seniors along a one-hour route through the city. 

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Friday 08/15/2014
Indian artifacts on display during 20th annual show
Posted: August 15, 2014

LAMPASAS — On Saturday, Jill Carroll, executive director of the Lampasas Chamber of Commerce, welcomed folks to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8539 and the 20th annual Indian Artifacts Show.

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Pastor honors longtime friend for service to country, community and church
Posted: August 15, 2014

TEMPLE — It’s not unusual for a Baptist preacher to preach to his congregation and encourage young and old alike to remain upon the straight and narrow path.

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Noon Exchange Club honors members
Posted: August 15, 2014

Daniel Hawbecker, Copperas Cove water superintendent, was recognized as the first Noon Exchange Club of Copperas Cove’s Employee of the Quarter on Aug. 8. 

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Community Calendar
Posted: August 15, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 15

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Friday 08/08/2014
Pizza, books make for great time
Posted: August 08, 2014

As the Copperas Cove Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program drew to a close, library staff and more than 140 program participants took some time away from reading to treat themselves to pizza.

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High school band hones skills at ‘Nine to Nine’ camp
Posted: August 08, 2014

The University Interscholastic League, which oversees bands, football teams and other student groups and individuals across Texas, establishes guidelines for the kinds of activities allowed during the summer months.

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Copperettes perform at ‘Show Off’ event
Posted: August 08, 2014

Friends, family and faculty gathered Wednesday at Copperas Cove High School to catch a sneak peak of what the 2014-2015 Copperettes have in store during their “Show Off” showcase. 

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Pre-K student ready for ‘big school’
Posted: August 08, 2014

The start of school is just around the corner. But it is something Jeremiah Anderson has been waiting for, for more than a year. 

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Community Calendar
Posted: August 08, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 8

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Library, Geekfest show ‘geeks’ in full force
Posted: August 08, 2014

When you think of the word “geek,” what is the first thing that comes to mind?

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Friday 08/01/2014
Maestro of Imagination final performer for library’s Summer Reading Program
Posted: August 01, 2014

The Maestro of Imagination, a National Parenting Publications Awards Gold Award winner, was the final performer for the Summer Reading Program concert series at the Copperas Cove Library.

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Tot smiles through life’s challenges
Posted: August 01, 2014

When you see Addison Young in a photograph, she looks like a doll.

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Puppet show connects kids, adults with social problems
Posted: August 01, 2014

On a crisp Friday evening, members and guests of the St. Martin’s Episcopal Church were cooling off inside the meeting room while being entertained by what seemed to be a dinner theater and silent auction.

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Events keep Rabbit Fest royalty hopping
Posted: August 01, 2014

Rabbit Fest royalty were hopping at a fast pace this last week completing a multitude of appearances with summer in full swing.

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Family leaves legacy in business, personal life
Posted: August 01, 2014

The Manning family has been a staple in Copperas Cove for nearly four decades and there is no sign their impact on the community will cease to exist for generations to come.

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Community Calendar
Posted: August 01, 2014

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

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Contractor would like for Cove to not be a dry county
Posted: August 01, 2014

Daniel Vallard, 31, lives in Copperas Cove and works as an independent contractor at Fort Hood.

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Friday 07/25/2014
Charities benefit from referral program
Posted: July 25, 2014

Tell a friend, who tells a friend, who tells another and your favorite charity could be in line for a financial windfall.

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Methodist church installs new female pastor
Posted: July 25, 2014

Another United Methodist Church in the community has changed pastors and again, the replacement is a woman. Kempner United Methodist Church welcomed a new female pastor in June and Grace United Methodist Church in Cove welcomed Rev. Kissa Vaughn at the beginning of July.

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City names its Employees of the Quarter
Posted: July 25, 2014

Ashley Osborn has one of those jobs that might get over-looked by citizens on a day-to-day basis — but it is no less important to the city and to Osborn, no less gratifying.

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4th-grader loves math, science
Posted: July 25, 2014

Getting girls involved in math and science classes so they enter those career fields is said to be a challenge. 

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Library is more than just a place for reading
Posted: July 25, 2014

Today I experienced a day in the library like no other.

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Community Calendar
Posted: July 25, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 25

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Friday 07/18/2014
Veterans ride motorcycles for VFW awareness
Posted: July 18, 2014

From Hondas to Indians and, of course, Harley-Davidsons, motorcycles are popular with active-duty soldiers and veterans.

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Science takes center stage all summer long
Posted: July 18, 2014

What happens when you mix library resources — books, film, art and technology — with the nimble imagination of a middle or high school student?

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Embrace businesses in Cove
Posted: July 18, 2014

Susan Morrison, 49, lives in Copperas Cove, and has worked at McCleod Auto Sales in Killeen for 10 years.

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Student brings honors to local VFW post
Posted: July 18, 2014

Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577 and the Ladies Auxiliary had more to celebrate than freedom this Fourth of July.

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Friday 07/11/2014
Community Calendar
Posted: July 11, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 11

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Friday 07/04/2014
Veteran honored for WWII service
Posted: July 04, 2014

Henri Grenier had just completed morning physical training and gotten into line for morning chow — just like any other morning.

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Senior is all about the quality of life
Posted: July 04, 2014

If you are struggling to keep your head above water, Chanel Taylor is someone you want close by in a variety of situations.

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Country star to perform at Fort Hood
Posted: July 04, 2014

Pat Waters is living the dream.

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Scouts emphasize safety in wake of tragedy
Posted: July 04, 2014

A Scout found dead from a gunshot wound to the head at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego on Monday has local Scout leaders stressing the importance of safety and emphasizing Scout camp regulations within the organization.

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Right to Lifers gain two victories with Supreme Court rulings
Posted: July 04, 2014

Those who believe in protecting the sanctity of life, including opposition to abortion, won two victories in the Supreme Court in the last 10 days.

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