The Copperas Cove Independent School District school board took impact aid money and put more than $1.2 million toward a one-time retention incentive for staff members during its meeting Tuesday night. The district will pay all full-time employees $1,000 and part-time employees $500.

Funeral services for Bobby Lou (Ray) Clayton, 93, of Copperas Cove, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove. Interment will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.

The warthogs are waltzing, the chimps’ cha-cha-ing, but poor Gerald the giraffe can’t seem to figure out how to make his body parts work together to dance. That is until he has a chance encounter with a friendly cricket who tells him that “sometimes when you’re different, you just need a dif…

Williams Ledger Elementary School second-grader Janell Gray watches intently as the glass blower reaches inside the glass furnace to gather a layer of melted, clear glass. He then rolls the hot glass on a steel table to create a round shape and heats the glass again while turning the blow pi…