Officers Spouses Club hosting annual Super Sign Up

The Officers´ Spouses Club will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 Club Hood on Wednesday, Aug. 29. Those interested in membership are invited for

refreshments, vendors and information about joining.

Auxiliary to man information booth at Hood Howdy event

The Ladies of the Auxiliary 8577 will have a booth at the Hood Howdy information fair at the Fort Hood Conference Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.

Visit the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary 8577 booth and join the organization.

For an application or more information, call Juanita Workman at (254) 652-9080 or Karen Taylor at (254) 547-5619.

St. Martin's church adding morning prayer service

St. Martin's Episcopal Church is adding a morning prayer service to its Sunday church schedule. The service will begin at 9 a.m. every Sunday, starting Sept. 24.

The church is at 1602 S. Farm-to-Market 116 in Copperas Cove.

For more information, call (254) 547-0331.

Robertson Avenue church hosts Gospel Music Jamboree

Robertson Avenue Baptist Church hosts a Gospel Music Jamboree from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. There will be plenty of music and good fellowship.

If you are a singer or have a group who would like to share their gospel music, contact Tommy Clark at (254) 289-3155 or the church office at (254) 547-3155.

Robertson Avenue Baptist Church is at 305 E. Robertson Ave. in Copperas Cove.

Kiwanis 'I'm 4 Kids' charity golf scramble tees off Thursday

The Kiwanis "I'm 4 Kids" golf scramble fundraiser kicks off at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Courses of Clear Creek at Fort Hood.

The cost is $65 per person, which includes green fees, cart rental, lunch at the clubhouse, two beverage carts and snacks for support.

Prizes are gift certificates for merchandise at the clubhouse.

Raffle tickets will be sold for a framed Masters banner autographed by Ben Crenshaw.

Drawings will be the following Friday night at the Killeen Convention Center.

For more information or to join, contact Darrel Charlton at (254) 698-3421 or, go to or sign up at the clubhouse at the Courses of Clear Creek.

Clear Creek Baptist Church celebrating 140th birthday

The Clear Creek Baptist Church will observe its 140th birthday at 11 a.m. Aug. 12 with a heritage homecoming.

Cecil Rice will lead a service of remembrance.

Beth Gallups and the church choir, under the direction of Brett Mighell, will present special music. Doris Magnor, pianist and church historian, will give a history of the church's heritage.

Following morning worship will be an old-fashioned "Dinner on the Ground," which will feature a birthday cake.

If available, dress is late 1800s. The church invites the public to join in singing and fellowship.

Clear Creek Baptist Church is at 3350 Farm-to-Market 2657. For more information, call (254) 547-2006 or (254) 547-5645.

Officials seek Hills of Cove Golf Course concessionaire

Copperas Cove is seeking an independent contractor to operate the food and beverage service at the Hills of Cove Golf Course.

The concessionaire will be responsible for the preparation, cooking and refrigeration of food and the selling of nonalcoholic beverages.

The Hills of Cove Golf Course is an 18-hole facility, owned and operated by the city.

The course is typically open to the public from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. between November and February and from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. between March and October.

All interested parties are urged to submit a proposal to the city. Proposals will be accepted until 2 p.m. Aug. 10.

Address proposals to: Attention: Tracy Molnes, purchasing officer, 507 S. Main St., Copperas Cove.

For more information, contact Tracy Molnes at (254) 542-8940 or

Cove Democrats to meet Tuesday

The Democrats of Copperas Cove will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Cove Rice restaurant, 1807 E. U.S. Highway 190. There will be an open forum about issues and door prizes. RSVP to

House Creek student attends leadership academy

Tyler Teeter, son of Shane and Jennifer Teeter and a student at House Creek Elementary School, was selected for Lone Star Leadership Academy.

Tyler was chosen for his outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, successful completion of a previous Lone Star Academy Leadership program, and his involvement in school and community activities. Tyler's state representative and senator will be notified of his accomplishment, and he will visit their Austin offices.

The academy provides opportunities to learn about the spirit of Texas for outstanding students between grades four and eight. Participants complete problem-solving and decision-making simulations, exercise creativity and practice presentation skills.

Tyler will learn about future career and internship opportunities and visit historically, politically and geographically significant sites.

The academy calls for participants to become active residents and leaders in their communities. Educators are invited to nominate students for the program at

For more information about the academy, call (817) 562-4957.

City accepts applications for revolving loan fund

Copperas Cove is accepting applications for loans from the city's Revolving Loan Fund through Aug. 31. Currently the city has $80,000 available to loan to approved applicants in the city limits and/or the city's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

The RLF plan, requirements and applications can be obtained at Submit applications via email to Ryan Haverlah at

In accordance with national objectives, RLF funds are awarded for the purpose of creating new permanent jobs or permanently retaining existing jobs, primarily for low and moderate-income persons. In order to comply with the national objective, at least 51 percent of the permanent jobs created or retained by each business assisted with the RLF must be filled by persons who have a family income of less than 80 percent of the county median income.

For more information, call Haverlah at (254) 547-4221.

— Compiled by Alex Cole

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