COPPERAS COVE — After 25 years, the Boys & Girls Club of Copperas Cove is about to get a permanent home.
COPPERAS COVE — Drivers on U.S. Business 190 in Copperas Cove who might have been in the mood for a car wash had plenty of choices Saturday.
Copperas Cove ISD addressed its recent STAAR test scores in writing for fourth grade students by educating students and staff on different techniques to encourage a love of writing. Two-day writing workshops, Revising Camp and
Copperas Cove High School first-year math teacher Molly Wittmer has an enthusiasm for teaching. She is willing to try new instructional techniques to keep students engaged during the class period. When visiting her room, you can find her in the midst of the students talking to them about Alg…
KILLEEN — The Killeen homeless shelter operated by Friends in Crisis closed nearly two months ago with no permanent solution publicly announced. The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty stepped up Saturday to help these residents living on the street.
COPPERAS COVE -- Autism is a condition that effects 1 in every 68 children in the U.S.
Well-executed jumps, stunts and perfect precision are all requirements for scoring superior at the Universal Cheer Camp at the University of Texas in Austin, but attitudes, manners, and kindness are equally important. These attributes possessed by the Copperas Cove High School cheerleading s…
Kathryn Akui is a paraprofessional in a self-contained special education autism classroom at Clements/Parsons Elementary. You will often see her playing chase with her students on the playground, rolling around on scooters in the gym, and giving hugs when they meet a milestone. Akui is often…
More than 7,000 boots lined the streets surrounding III Corps Headquarters on Fort Hood. Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Marines have lost their lives during the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan. The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty pledged for the third consecutive year to ensure th…
The commander of Copperas Cove Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577 believes the service and sacrifice of military personnel is what allows Americans to throw a party every Independence Day.
Gram Short is amazed that so many people stand ready to help his family raise money for and awareness of autism.
Hundreds of children lined up at a Copperas Cove business Saturday to get to know the city’s police officers, have a little fun and enjoy a free ice cream cone.
COPPERAS COVE — Girl Scouts trying to raise money for a troop trip to Orlando were working hard Saturday morning at a car wash held in the parking lot of Keith Ace Hardware in Copperas Cove.
More than 600 photos and names fill the multiple panels of the Purple Heart Memorial Wall. Three of those are female veterans from Copperas Cove along with many, many male veterans from the local area including the father of Young Miss Five Hills Angelica Torres.
Sonya Villarreal was among the first donors to take part in the H-E-B Challenge blood drive Friday afternoon in the H-E-B Plus parking lot in Copperas Cove.
COPPERAS COVE — Priscilla Beauregard has been a licensed amateur radio operator since 2007.
COPPERAS COVE -- Young members of Pink Warrior Angels of Central Texas held a car wash and bake sale Saturday to raise money to help those with cancer.
Cindy Sanders and Wilma Hickman braved the warm afternoon temperatures on a recent Thursday to stock up on some homegrown vegetables and a jar of pickled onions at the Copperas Cove Farmers Market at City Park.
Temperatures soared into the nineties on Saturday and Preteen Miss Five Hills Kaydence Roberts couldn’t wait to dunk her head and shoulders into a horse bucket filled with water as she competed to capture an ear of corn at the bottom.
Hettie Halstead Elementary Paraprofessional Audrey Darthard can be tough, but she is also respected and loved by students. These are just three of the reasons that Darthard was named the 2019 Hettie Halstead Elementary Paraprofessional of the Year.
Copperas Cove Junior High student Emma Moris won first place for her individual documentary titled Wings of Freedom: The Cuban Exodus to America during the Texas History Day regional competition. She has her sights set next year on
Emily Manning of Copperas Cove recently won academic honors at the 2019 International Academic Competitions held in Chicago.
Nearly 300 Copperas Cove school-age children were classified as homeless during the past school year according to state guidelines.
S. C. Lee Junior High paraprofessional Jospeh Cantu is described by his principal as “a phenomenal person who makes a difference in the lives of so many students.”
Kempner Mayor Keith Harvey realized a dream Saturday when the first ever Celebrate Kempner-Pickett Fest kicked off at Sylvia Tucker Memorial Park.
The 2016 death of Copperas Cove Police Chief Tim Molnes left a big hole in the hearts of his friends and colleagues — one that they’ve tried to fill partially through the annual golf tournament that bears his name.
School may be out for students in the Copperas Cove Independent School District, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t out in the community working to make things better for others.
COPPERAS COVE — Debby Weaver estimates that, at one time, her son owned $20,000 worth of “Star Wars” merchandise.
There was a lot on the line for the DECA chapter of Copperas Cove High School. Expectations were high as the award-winning organization competed against more than 19,000 top competitors from around the world at the 2019 International Career Development Conference. The question was, could the…
In Copperas Cove, Clements/Parsons Elementary kindergarten teacher Kristina Straley has created a room where 5 year olds are part of a community and work to help each other at every opportunity. It was bittersweet for Straley and her students when they said goodbye for the summer on Thursday.
The Copperas Cove Police Department is recognizing one of its own for developing a program to better connect with the community through his passion for reading.
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…
Copperas Cove Junior High seventh-grade teachers organized an Amazing Race State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness Review for over 230 students, May 9.