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.
Big dogs, small dogs, loud dogs and dogs that never made a sound. Dogs were excited and some dogs were scared.
Leaders lead by serving others.
At Copperas Cove High School, Bulldawg football players are stressing the importance of being role models both on the field and in the classroom to their youngest fans.
The rain continued to come down in steady sheets, but the Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty were not deterred.
Donna Brewer is known for insisting that “math rocks.”
Harker Heights resident Roberta Clark told pharmacist Sean Revell to let her know when he was through administering her flu shot.
Students ages 5 to 16 spend an average of six hours a day in front of a computer screen.
Three weeks into the new school year, and Michael Miller is well ahead of the curve toward graduation and his career goals.
The United States was entering World War 1, the Texas Legislature refused to authorize a vote on Prohibition, and Lampasas was building a new school.
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…
Girls of all ages from infant to high school were dressed in their formal wear and eagerly gathered back stage to compete for the crown.
All you need is milk, vanilla, sugar, salt and ice combined in a bag, and you’ve got a recipe for fun and a lesson in science.
Once falling behind on her high school credits and at risk of not graduating, Kelsey Miller has been working double-time to make positive changes in her life to reach her academic goals.
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…
The smell of tater tots, hamburgers, footlong hot dogs and other dinner items lingered in the air as members of the Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty loaded up her arms with meals from for families who fled their homes from Hurricane Harvey and were now being housed in Fairway Middle School i…
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.
Every soldier is familiar with the Army values, but soldiers with the 96th Transportation Company, 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade are taking “selfless service” to new heights.
Copperas Cove High School student Hayleigh Walker knows a thing or two about teenage suicide.
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.
Jennifer Stevenson has something many first-year teachers do not have — grit. She thinks about each day and what she can do to make it better for tomorrow.
As students headed back into the classroom this week, so did hundreds of Copperas Cove Independent School District volunteers.
FRIDAY, Sept. 1
Copperas Cove students headed back to school this week and that included school-age royalty. But the titleholders didn’t go back to class until before helping a few more students in-need at various events where free school supplies were distributed.
Rain from Tropical Storm Harvey may have dampened the spirits of residents, but it did not prevent them from attending another back-to-school event.
Barbara Miller was named House Creek Elementary School’s Rookie Teacher of the Year last year.
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.
Residents will be able to continue to enjoy the Applebee’s Restaurant at 2525 E. Business U.S. Highway 190.
FRIDAY, Aug. 25
It’s never too early to learn to give back.
A chance encounter between two “Rakkasan” soldiers during a III Corps and Fort Hood Adopt-A-School visit Aug. 9 may reap some advantages.
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.
Fewer than 100 staff clean more than a million feet of building space totaling more than 28 miles and maintain more than 300 acres all in the name of education.
FRIDAY, Aug. 18
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.
New teacher Hillary Stacey may have something in common with nearly a third of her freshman class at Copperas Cove High School.
There is nothing Leslie Lindholm loves more than a good book. Give the third-grader a paperback, and she will curl up and read for hours.
The Miss Five Hills Scholarship Program has grown over the past four years into the largest community pageant in Texas and awarded more than $70,000 in scholarships and prizes this year.
FRIDAY, Aug. 11
The Miss Copperas Cove Five Hills Scholarship Program is supported by more than 100 sponsors every year, allowing the program to award more than $70,000 in scholarships and prizes.
“Guess what I found.” That is something students in teacher Lucinda Thornton’s classroom at Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School hear on a regular basis.
The Copperas Cove Herald was named this week to the Copperas Cove Independent School District’s 2016-2017 Media Honor Roll, sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards.
FRIDAY, Aug. 4
On July 21, 1944, U.S. Marines landed on the island of Guam and successfully liberated the island from Japanese occupation.
For Copperette Princess Sanchez, she did not think last year could be topped.
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.