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Eleven-year-old Emily Kimball has been called “a picky eater,” on more than one occasion. But, when it came to chowing down on a plate full of kolaches during the 42nd annual West Fest in West, the petite 4-foot-tall sixth-grader proved to be a force to be reckoned with for the second consec…

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Gwendolyn Gray is usually the first one to arrive and the last to leave the Crossroads High School campus. Her work continues long after she goes home.

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Army Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps is the place where cadets with tremendous goals can be influenced on where to start their adult lives. That is the belief of Cadet Col. Joel Nace, the battalion commander of the Junior ROTC unit at Copperas Cove High School.

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Seventy to 80 percent of people with poor reading skills are likely dyslexic. Dyslexia is the most common of the language based learning disabilities with one in five students, or 15-20 percent of the population affected.

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The Copperas Cove Independent School District held its second annual Ranger Reading Camp, sponsored by the district’s Department of Defense Education Agency grant, “Project READS,” which awarded $5 million to the district in 2016 to use over the next five years.

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The three-day, fourth annual Stuff the Bus event ended Aug. 12 with the Copperas Cove Masonic Order presenting a check for school supplies to one of the schools in the Copperas Cove Independent School District.

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During the 2018 Cove House Classic Bike Tour at First Baptist Church, Sean Royal, a Marine Corps veteran and teacher in the Copperas Cove Independent School District, undertook an hours-long, 65-mile cycling stretch Saturday with a U.S. flag strapped to his bike, representing Flags4Fallen, a…

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When you enter teacher Teresa Gorres’ classroom at Martin Walker Elementary School, you will find her engaged with her students.

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When you multiply 14 titleholders each with five collection boxes partnering with local businesses, the end result is hundreds of school supplies collected in advance of Copperas Cove Independence School District’s fourth annual Stuff the Bus event scheduled Aug. 10-12.

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Former Marine Sean Royal checks the brakes on his bike, the air in the tires and ensures his seat is at the right height. But most importantly, he checks his precious cargo — an American flag and a photo of someone who lost her life too soon.

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It is said that enthusiasm is contagious and it continues to spread through House Creek Elementary School thanks to Rookie Teacher of the Year Christina Jacobs.

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Two steps to the left, two steps to the right, clap, muscle man pose, turn and salsa. These were the dance steps Ms. Copperas Cove Five Hills Ashley Coombs called out in a room filled with students ranging in age from 2 to 32 during GymKix’s National Dance Day.

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In an effort to promote the local businesses in the Killeen, Harker Heights and Copperas Cove communities, BKCW Insurance hosted a mixer July 26 that brought together like-minded individuals and businesses leaders to learn from each other, promote and help each other grow.

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Ogletree Gap Park was filled with excitement Saturday as hundreds of residents from surrounding communities, and adjoining cities along with the mayors of Killeen and Copperas Cove came to celebrate the 74th Guam liberation day hosted by the Chamorro Association of Central Texas.

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Copperas Cove Independent School District Rookie Teacher of the Year Kimberly Barham is ready to meet her new students Aug. 15 when school officially begins. The kindergarten through fifth-grade special education teacher is in her second year of teaching and returns to Clements/Parsons Eleme…

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