• February 25, 2017

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Teacher explores space, shares with class

HOUSTON — One Copperas Cove Independent School District teacher is not only reaching for the moon to educate her students, but she is certain to land among the stars.

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NASA teacher

Criminal justice students arrest regional competitors at Buda contest

BUDA — The Copperas Cove High School Criminal Justice Club and Police Explorers raided the regional Texas Public Service Association competition here, placing in 11 of their 14 competitions desp...

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Criminal Justice students

Guest readers, author help schools celebrate World Read Aloud Day

Millions of people in more than 100 countries drew attention to the importance of reading on World Read Aloud Day and students at House Creek Elementary School and S.C. Lee Junior High School en...

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World Read Aloud Day

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$1.07 million downtown revitalization project underway

The city’s downtown revitalization project is well underway, as construction crews can be seen digging into downtown sidewalks.

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Friday 02/24/2017
Criminal justice students arrest regional competitors at Buda contest
Posted: February 24, 2017

BUDA — The Copperas Cove High School Criminal Justice Club and Police Explorers raided the regional Texas Public Service Association competition here, placing in 11 of their 14 competitions despite entering several new students in the competition, as several members graduated last year.

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Guest readers, author help schools celebrate World Read Aloud Day
Posted: February 24, 2017

Millions of people in more than 100 countries drew attention to the importance of reading on World Read Aloud Day and students at House Creek Elementary School and S.C. Lee Junior High School enjoyed some very special guest readers and authors.

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Cadets come up short at Waco drill meet
Posted: February 24, 2017

WACO — It was an unusually cold morning, but the Copperas Cove Junior ROTC Bulldawg Battalion rallied itself for the competition that lay ahead at a drill meet hosted by the Waco Junior ROTC Lions.

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$1.07 million downtown revitalization project underway
Posted: February 24, 2017

The city’s downtown revitalization project is well underway, as construction crews can be seen digging into downtown sidewalks.

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Hundreds cast lines during annual Fishing in the Park event
Posted: February 24, 2017

Balmy, summer-like weather made for a great day to go fish at the City Park Pond for the 10th annual Fishing in the Park event Saturday, hosted by the Parks and Recreation Department.

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Rabbit Fest royalty raise items for homeless veterans
Posted: February 24, 2017

Keli’i Natividad proves the fact that you’re never too young to have a big heart.

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Halstead students study impact of cultural change during Black History Month
Posted: February 24, 2017

Rosa Parks. Thurgood Marshall. Martin Luther King Jr. All are recognizable names of African-Americans responsible for impacting change in black history. But students in teacher Nicole Green’s class at Hettie Halstead Elementary School learned there are many, many others also responsible for affecting cultural change in equality in our country.

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Defense Department grant boosts Halstead students’ reading skills
Posted: February 24, 2017

Families scooted together getting comfortable on large carpet pads on the gym floor of Hettie Halstead Elementary School.

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2-24-2017 News briefs
Posted: February 24, 2017

Storm spotter training slated for Monday

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Friday 02/17/2017
Citizens police academy to begin March 2, run for 10 weeks
Posted: February 17, 2017

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

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High school’s new robotics team makes quarterfinals
Posted: February 17, 2017

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

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House Creek celebrates National Reading Day
Posted: February 17, 2017

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.

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2-17-2017 News briefs
Posted: February 17, 2017

City offices closed for Presidents Day

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Fire department honors bus driver for stopping yard fire
Posted: February 17, 2017

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

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EDC board, council discusses future goals at Wednesday special meeting
Posted: February 17, 2017

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

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USO That’s My Dress rewards teens
Posted: February 17, 2017

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.

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Therapy dog team inspires students to work hard, set goals
Posted: February 17, 2017

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.

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Rabbit Fest royalty, Bearables host Sweetheart Tea event
Posted: February 17, 2017

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.

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Cove Events

  • Eco Harvest

    • Sat, Oct 19, 9:00 am CDT
    • Copperas Cove Civic Center, Copperas Cove