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Citizens police academy to begin March 2, run for 10 weeks

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The 31st session of the Copperas Cove Police Department Citizens Police Academy begins March 2.

High school’s new robotics team makes quarterfinals

High school’s new robotics team makes quarterfinals

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KILLEEN — The clock is ticking. The robots methodically move back and forth across the floor pushing items over the metal bar.

House Creek celebrates National Reading Day

House Creek celebrates National Reading Day

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If the old adage is true that when you open a good book, you expand your mind, there is a lot of mind expansion happening at House Creek Elementary School.

2-17-2017 News briefs

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City offices closed for Presidents Day

Fire department honors bus driver for stopping yard fire

Fire department honors bus driver for stopping yard fire

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A Copperas Cove Independent School District employee was honored Tuesday for extinguishing a yard fire, stopping it before it spread to the home.

EDC board, council discusses future goals at Wednesday special meeting

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The City Council and Economic Development Corporation board members discussed goals for the EDC board during a special joint meeting Wednesday.

USO That’s My Dress rewards teens

USO That’s My Dress rewards teens

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AUSTIN — Kayla West thought surely she was dreaming. The 16-year-old military dependent may wear a sparkling tiara on her head as the reigning Young Miss Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest, but on this particular day, she was truly treated like royalty.

Therapy dog team inspires students to work hard, set goals

Therapy dog team inspires students to work hard, set goals

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The dynamic trio of Sandra McCleney, Ruth Olsen, and Penny the therapy dog spoke to the students and faculty of Clements-Parson Elementary School during an assembly Feb. 10.

Rabbit Fest royalty, Bearables host Sweetheart Tea event

Rabbit Fest royalty, Bearables host Sweetheart Tea event

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Coveites basked in the lap of luxury while helping raise awareness for a good cause during the inaugural Daddy/Mommy & Me Sweetheart Tea on Saturday afternoon at the Cove Bearables.

Councilman’s trip to observe military training approved

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Councilman Dan Yancey will be among a select group of community and business leaders who observe military exercises at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

Socratic tutors prepare peers for academic success

Socratic tutors prepare peers for academic success

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Students work in small groups in all four corners of the room and also in two more groups in the center of the room. All are working independently to solve complex problems. AVID tutor Rachel Pierce floats from group to group, looking over the students shoulders, checking their work and listening to their problem-solving skills.

Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary celebrates 100 days of school

Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary celebrates 100 days of school

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Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary School students recognized the 100th day of school this year and celebrated an increase in brain mass.

Cove students ‘pop’ at Dr Pepper museum in Waco

Cove students ‘pop’ at Dr Pepper museum in Waco

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Fourth-grade gifted education students of Copperas Cove Independent School District traveled to Waco for a tasty lesson at the Dr Pepper Museum.

Crossroads students learn ‘pie’ skills during Dough Show

Crossroads students learn ‘pie’ skills during Dough Show

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Ethan Beasley knows that as an assistant manager of a restaurant, he has to be a role model to the other employees. He has to model the behavior he wants them to follow. But he is now a role model to students at the school that gave him a second chance and contributed to the success that he enjoys today.

Priori wins CTC nursing department DAISY Faculty Award

Priori wins CTC nursing department DAISY Faculty Award

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The Central Texas College nursing department presented its annual DAISY Faculty Award last week to Gerardo Priori, adjunct professor in the skills and simulation lab.