Sections of eastern Copperas Cove may look noticeably cleaner after a small army of volunteers pitched in last weekend to pick up more than a thousand pounds of trash during the city’s first annual MLK Service Day Roadside Cleanup event.
Last Saturday, the Excel Club of Copperas Cove conducted a meet and greet at the Copperas Cove Public Library.
The Quilts of Valor project is still active and thriving. The founder of QOV was Catherine Roberts, who had a dream about her son on active duty in the desert.
In the Miss Copperas Cove Five Hills Scholarship Program, there is a common question: “So, what can the baby titleholders possibly do to support the community?”
Enjoying an evening with your special valentine can be challenging due to overcrowded restaurants, high priced gifts and the desire to enjoy a memorable night.
Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful (KCCB), in partnership with The Mission Continues, will host a MLK Day of Service Roadside Cleanup event from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday. All interested volunteers are invited to meet in the parking lot of McAlister’s Deli, 232 Robert Griffin III Blvd., Suite 100, for…
Copperas Cove residents can begin applying for a spot on the newly created Zoning Ordinance Review Committee. The seven-member committee will consist of three locally recognized members of the business community, the city said in a news release Wednesday.
All Copperas Cove High School students interested in joining the Excel Club have an opportunity to meet the club leaders Saturday.
KILLEEN — The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 11,000 of the nation’s fallen veterans and some of their family members.
Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica and of course, the U.S.A, are just a few of the countries that youngsters and their parents will enjoy tea, cuisine and cultural traditions at the fifth annual Mommy/Daddy & Me Sweetheart Tea.
The Polar Bear Plunge will be held in-person at 9 a.m. Jan. 23 at the South Park Pool, 2602 Dennis Street. Participants for the free event must be 10 years of age or older.
Due to the rapid increase in the coronavirus and virus-related hospitalizations, businesses in both Coryell and Lampasas counties must revert to 50% capacity.
WACO — Former Copperas Cove and Baylor quarterback, and Heisman Trophy winner, Robert Griffin III, has a featured exhibit in the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco. Griffin is the first player in Baylor history to win the coveted trophy that is presented to the nation’s outstanding college fo…
The pandemic didn’t bring everything to a halt in 2020. The Miss Five Hills Scholarship Program continued its work in the community although it has not been the year envisioned by its current titleholders.
Despite the rainy, dreary conditions, Copperas Cove Five Hills Junior Ambassador Hayley Sawyer smiled, greeted shoppers and asked them to provide a blanket for homeless veterans for the holiday season.
Not only was curbside delivery free of charge last Saturday at Copperas Cove’s Bethesda Fellowship Ministries, but a load of groceries was also gratis as the church completed Phase Two of this year’s annual holiday food giveaway project.
Hundreds of people lined up in the parking lot of Christian House of Prayer in Copperas Cove Saturday — some about an hour prior to the beginning of a monthly mobile food pantry.
As the Christmas season neared full swing last Saturday, a local small business held its inaugural Christmas Bash food drive to benefit local nonprofit organizations.
Businesses have closed. Masks are required. A lot has changed in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove held its first Cozy Carside Christmas drive-thru event last Saturday Dec. 12 in the church’s parking lot. Each family drove through nine different stations, and members of the church told them one part of the story of the first Christmas and the birt…
Feliz Navidad! Frohe Wienachten! Joyeux Noël! The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty represented nearly a dozen countries in their entry in the Temple Christmas Parade with the theme “Christmas Around the World.”
Saturday marks Phase 2 of Operation Holiday Uplift, a ministry of Bethesda Fellowship Ministries in Copperas Cove.
City of Copperas Cove offices, to include the Solid Waste Transfer Station, will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, according to a news release.
Pop up food trucks Mama Lama Food Kitchen, Gringos Locos Tacos and The Reef Food Truck, set up shop in a vacant lot on South Second Street, near Avenue D, to provide savory dishes, and an opportunity for children to meet Santa on Saturday.
Community members gathered at the Copperas Cove Civic Center for holiday shopping and food during the 26th annual Krist Kindl Markt bazaar on Saturday.
One of the magical mysteries associated with twins is that they share a special connection beyond that of ordinary siblings. While the twin bond is a unique relationship, sometimes it’s endowed with extraordinary qualities. The Spitzer twins, Romella and Noah, are no exception. The two are i…
An annual toy drive hosted by Cinergy Cinemas in Copperas Cove began this week.
Copperas Cove residents can begin apply for a spot on the newly appointed Zoning Ordinance Review Committee. The seven-member committee will consist of three locally recognized members of the business community, the city said in a news release Wednesday.
With COVID-19 affecting families across the nation, Copperas Cove ISD provides both free breakfast and lunch to all students. But, what happens when these students, who rely on the school district for food as well as their education, are at home on the weekends and holiday breaks?
For nearly 20 years, the Cove Scottish Rite Club has picked a local nonprofit organization to raise funds for. This year, the club chose Blue Santa, a nonprofit that provides toys, books and games to children in need for Christmas.
Sixty-two percent of Copperas Cove ISD students qualify for the free and reduced meal program. Many of these students’ families may find it challenging to afford school supplies on a regular school year. The pandemic makes purchasing supplies even more difficult.
Parents of Copperas Cove ISD selected the preferred learning options for their students this past week with more than half expected to return to school campuses when classes resume on Aug. 18.
TEMPLE — The shiny silver train sitting on the tracks made the eyes of 7-month old Nakoa Ramirez widened as a smile spread across his face and he pointed at the locomotive. Not only was he viewing some of Central Texas’ history but also his family ties.
Vanessa Chisolm loves those kids who are the hardest to love. Chisolm serves as a behavioral interventionist at Copperas Cove ISD’s Disciplinary Alternative Education Program. Principal Patrick Crawley said Chisolm has been able to excel in the position.
I admit it. My wife and I like to eat out.
Preteen Miss Five Hills Kaydence Roberts’ business has literally gone to the dogs. This veteran entrepreneur has hosted a lemonade stand for three years with all proceeds benefitting the City of Copperas Cove’s animal shelter.
Registration is open for the Central Texas College Continuing Education department’s College for Kids online classes in July. In partnership with Black Rocket, a national leader in technology education for youth, CTC is offering virtual live-online summer camps for ages 8-14 in topics such a…
Copperas Cove High School chemistry teacher Misty Thomas earned 2020 Copperas High School Teacher of the Year in March, captured Copperas Cove ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year in May and was selected as the Region 12 Secondary Teacher of the Year on Monday.