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Heidi Cortez is like a whirlwind racing from place to place as she gets her five children to their schools, Scout meetings, tumbling classes, sporting practices, church events and other activities.

Leadership Central Texas is offered by the Development District of Central Texas to residents with an interest in leadership who live or work within the seven county-region served by the Central Texas Council of Governments, which includes Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills, and…

Caitlyn McGath is described as an exceptional teacher who is respected by her first-grade team, campus, and most of all, loved and admired by her students.

“Chicka chicka boom boom! Will there be enough room?” retells 4-year-old Tristan Herring to the class rabbit. Nearing the end of the second week of school, teacher Love-Anne Feather’s prekindergarten class at Mae Stevens Early Learning Academy is in full swing. This week’s literacy lesson wa…

Destiny World Outreach Center hosted its 10th Supermodel conference — renamed the You Conference — to identify with God’s next steps for women: to develop your life, your choice, your change, through loving, giving and becoming the best version of you.

The steel gray eyes of the wolf looked as if they could see right through you. The pair of owls were so lifelike that you want to reach out and touch them. The bulldog was the top-selling piece of artwork at the Copperas Cove Education Foundation’s annual gala.

Little Miss Five Hills Kadence Coombs knew her grandparents were facing challenges. Although the kindergartner didn’t fully understand the situation, she knew her family she loved so much in Houston was facing flooding and she knew her royal family needed to help.

Saving the lives of abandoned animals may be the community service projects of Five Hills Junior Ambassador Kaydence Weary and Preteen Miss Five Hills Emily Kimball, but it was Five Hills Ambassador Trisha Stutz who ended up finding a new family member at the animal control facility’s monthl…

With pure intensity and sweat running down their brows, mixed martial art students from gyms and dojos around the state grappled for a chance to learn new skills and hone old ones in Copperas Cove over the weekend.

If there are a dozen students in Gwendolyn Gray’s class at Crossroads High School, you can expect 12 different teaching styles, methods and lessons if that is what is needed to ensure students grasp and understand the material in her English class.

In our marriages, we often focus on our actions. For example, cooking dinner for our husband or fixing the car for your wife.

Copperas Cove High School math teacher Donna Brewer waded deep into the water up to her waist. She studied the aquifer at Barton Springs and knew she could take this information back to her classroom and use it as an educational opportunity for her students.

Pizza parties, student/parent celebrations, the Great STAAR Classroom Escape — Clements/Parsons Elementary School teacher Jessica Crook makes learning fun, and it shows not only in her student’s test scores but in their love for their teacher and their parents’ respect.