• July 28, 2016

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Coryell County issues burn ban effective sunset July 25

GATESVILLE — The Commissioners' Court of Coryell County issued a burn ban within the county Monday effective at sunset July 25 for a period of 90 days unless terminated earlier by the court or c...

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Cove school board approves Superintendent Joe Burns’ contract

The Copperas Cove Independent School District board approved, in a 5-0 vote, a revised contract for Superintendent Joe Burns at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Lee James, first editor of Cove Herald, dies after lengthy illness

Lee James, a former longtime Killeen Daily Herald editor and sports editor who was the first editor of the Cove Herald, died July 15 at a Florida hospital following a lengthy illness. He was 72....

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Coryell County issues burn ban effective sunset July 25

GATESVILLE — The Commissioners' Court of Coryell County issued a burn ban within the county Monday effective at sunset July 25 for a period of 90 days unless terminated earlier by the court or county judge.

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Friday 07/22/2016
Cove school board approves Superintendent Joe Burns’ contract
Posted: July 22, 2016

The Copperas Cove Independent School District board approved, in a 5-0 vote, a revised contract for Superintendent Joe Burns at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Lee James, first editor of Cove Herald, dies after lengthy illness
Posted: July 22, 2016

Lee James, a former longtime Killeen Daily Herald editor and sports editor who was the first editor of the Cove Herald, died July 15 at a Florida hospital following a lengthy illness. He was 72.

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Health and Human Services urges public to use proper steps during heat
Posted: July 22, 2016

Now that 90-degree temperatures are here in the middle of summer, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reminds local residents about steps they should take to protect their health from the extreme heat.

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Hot weather one of the worries at 2-day tournament near San Angelo
Posted: July 22, 2016

This month’s club tournament was a two-day event at OH Ivie Lake near San Angelo.

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News briefs
Posted: July 22, 2016

Parks and Rec to host town hall meeting Wednesday

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CCISD gears up for continued safe student transportation
Posted: July 22, 2016

The Texas-mandated elementary classroom ratio is one teacher per 22 students. For a school bus driver, the ratio is one driver to 60 students. Copperas Cove ISD’s drivers start their workdays two hours before anyone else and end two hours later than everyone else and with no air conditioning.

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Cancer support group Pink Warrior Angels celebrates first anniversary
Posted: July 22, 2016

Julie Moser and Jen Reynolds cope with their own problems associated with breast cancer.

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Community honors Connor Hedge at birthday event
Posted: July 22, 2016

Hundreds of Copperas Cove residents showed their support Saturday for the military family of a young warrior who lost his battle with cancer.

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Friday 07/22/2016
Registration for 2016-2017 classes begins next week for some students
Posted: July 22, 2016

Enrollment dates and times are quickly approaching for students in the Copperas Cove Independent School District, but all necessary information is easily accessible on the school district’s website at http://www.ccisd.com/Page/362.

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Friday 07/15/2016
Superintendent, school board go back to class
Posted: July 15, 2016

FORT WORTH — Copperas Cove Independent School District Superintendent Joe Burns and board of trustees President Joan Manning joined trustees and administrators from across the state at the Texas Association of School Boards’ Summer Leadership Institute.

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Council approves speed limit change
Posted: July 15, 2016

The City Council last week approved a request from the Texas Department of Transportation for a speed limit change on a portion of Farm-to-Market 116 because of a construction project. The change was effective July 7.

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Seniors draw awareness to bullying at national FCCL conference
Posted: July 15, 2016

SAN DIEGO — Copperas Cove High School senior Elena Bigness is popular enough. She herself had never been bullied. But when she witnessed it happening to someone else, she decided to not only take action at that specific moment, but then carried an anti-bullying message all the way to the national stage.

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News briefs
Posted: July 15, 2016

Ribbon-cutting for Angels’ first year

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Council gets first look at proposed fiscal year 2017 budget
Posted: July 15, 2016

City Council members were able to look at the entire proposed fiscal year 2017 budget Tuesday night and then canceled a scheduled meeting to go over the rest of the budget Thursday.

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Connor Hedge: House Creek Elementary School student who inspired community loses his battle with cancer
Posted: July 15, 2016

Connor Hedge, the 5-year-old House Creek Elementary School student behind the #ConnorStrong movement, lost his battle to stage 4 neuroblastoma Sunday.

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Group celebrates successful campaign to get petition on November ballot
Posted: July 15, 2016

Residents mingled at Redneck Tacos on Saturday during a celebration of the current liquor petition support group’s latest victory: having obtained enough signatures to have the petition put on the November election ballot.

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City to experience a planned phone outage Tuesday
Posted: July 15, 2016

The city will experience a planned phone outage for several departments beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Monday 07/11/2016
Connor Hedge, 5, loses battle with cancer Sunday morning
Posted: July 11, 2016

COPPERAS COVE — Connor Hedge, the 5-year-old House Creek Elementary School student behind the #ConnorStrong movement, lost his battle to stage 4 neuroblastoma Sunday morning.

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