FORT HOOD — Kaylee and Leia Salter learned about Lemonade Day at school, and the 8-year-old twins were among the first to register last weekend for a chance to participate in the national program designed to encourage and educate aspiring young entrepreneurs.
Copperas Cove residents looking to get a glimpse into what it’s like to be a police officer can still apply through Jan. 30 for the Citizens Police Academy. The class is limited for 15 participants.
Having recently been completed, the Raising Cane’s Dog Park, situated in the Copperas Cove City Park, is ready to open for its four-legged visitors.
Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful has partnered with PenFed Credit Union for a MLK Day of Service Roadside Cleanup event on Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All interested volunteers are invited to meet in the parking lot of McAlister’s Deli, located at 232 Robert Griffin III Blvd, Suite 100, for c…
As it did a couple of years ago, the city of Copperas Cove is creating a charter review committee for resident committee members to meet with city officials and city council members to make recommendations for charter revisions to go on the ballot.
The city of Copperas Cove announced Wednesday that its State of the City address will be from 10-11 a.m. Feb. 16 at Cinergy Cinemas, 402 Constitution Drive.
If every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings, Fairview/Miss Jewell Elementary teacher Teresa Gorres recognized hundreds of pairs of wings this holiday season. Gorres rang bells for the Salvation Army not just once, not just twice, but three times to include ringing with her family, th…
A path has been paved for holiday spirit to be seen on Business Highway 190 through Copperas Cove, and the banners could go up as early as November of this year.
Copperas Cove is now running on Dunkin’. The doughnut giant opened its first store in Copperas Cove last week, months after construction began.
Members and friends of the Silverback Motorcycle Club of Lampasas will ride with Santa and his reindeer again this year through the streets of Lampasas, Copperas Cove, Killeen and Harker Heights.
KEMPNER — Lords and ladies, kings and queens, famous explorers, theologians, philosophers and scientists, writers and poets marked the Middle Ages, a sometimes barbaric but also colorful and transformative era in world history.
A slow, steady beat from a small hand-held drum got the rhythm started, and although things got off to a bit of a slow start, the energy in the room evened out and nerves settled a little as others joined in, somewhat tentatively at first and then increasing in confidence.
It is an understatement to say that Mae Stevens Early Learning Academy paraprofessional C.J. Sowell loves children. The former daycare owner spends his days throughout the school year working with Copperas Cove ISD’s youngest scholars, pre-K students, to prepare them to advance to elementary…
In observance of the Christmas holiday, all city of Copperas Cove facilities will be closed on Dec. 23 and Dec. 26 to include the Solid Waste Transfer Station. The week’s collection schedule will be as follows:
The Copperas Cove Solid Waste Department, with support from Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful, will accept Christmas trees for recycling daily from Jan. 3–6 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Transfer Station, 2605 S. Farm-to-Market 116.
Many enjoy having a real Christmas tree for the holidays. And when the holidays are over, there are several eco-friendly ways to dispose or recycle a Christmas tree.
One of the tenets of the Masoic fraternity is to serve the community. One Masonic lodge in Copperas Cove continues to take that to heart, providing baskets of holiday meal items for Christmas.
The city of Copperas Cove and Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful congratulate the winners of the 2022 Holiday Decorating Contest. Entries were residential and business outdoor displays within the city limits of Copperas Cove, decorated tastefully in the spirit of the Holidays.
Jim Johnsen will not be putting up holiday decorations at his house again this year, and especially not a Christmas tree.
Former NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III has a heart for his hometown of Copperas Cove. It was there that he led the Bulldawgs to consecutive runner-up finishes in the mid-2000s, and it was there that the organization he founded gave a shopping spree to 25 children in need.
There were smiles all around as members of Grace United Methodist Church’s youth group enacted a live nativity scene Sunday evening outside the church building along Avenue F in downtown Copperas Cove.
As Christmas approaches, one church in Copperas Cove opened its doors — as it does every Monday, Wednesday and Friday — to serve a special holiday meal for the occasion.
As some people struggle to find where their next meal is coming from, a church in Copperas Cove has been stepping in the gap.
More than 270 senior citizens in the Copperas Cove area will receive an early Christmas gift Wednesday afternoon, courtesy of the Morning Exchange Club of Copperas Cove.
As it has done for the past five years since opening its doors, Cadence Church in Copperas Cove hosted a Mental Health Sunday, inviting a group of experts to talk about the different types of help available.
Despite misty rain last week, hundreds showed up for the opening night of an annual holiday shopping market at Copperas Cove City Park. This year marked the 28th annual Krist Kindl Markt.
Steph Rosenbrock remembers watching “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and other animated Christmas movies when she was growing up in Killeen, and a house filled with classic holiday songs recorded by such legends as Dean Martin, Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Andy Williams and Nat King Cole.
The tree is lit and Santa Claus is in town, meaning Christmas is near.
There are plenty of reasons (excuses?) people give for not getting enough regular exercise:
Area motorcyclists looking to be part of an annual event benefiting children in need do not have much longer to wait.
More than 100 members of the Copperas Cove and Coryell County community, some who were having postponed Thanksgiving gatherings, enjoyed a traditional holiday meal last week, courtesy of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
KILLEEN — If you were to go out to the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery today, you would see rows of green wreaths with red bows attached to them, resting in front of every grave stone in the cemetery.
KILLEEN — The Killeen Special Events Center rocked with festive holiday music Saturday as hundreds of people helped prep wreaths for Saturday’s annual wreath-laying.
Hundreds of area residents were excited for the return of the 25th annual Feast of Sharing’s dine-in format last week. They were so excited, that according to Ira Brand, president of the Noon Exchange Club of Copperas Cove, people had lined up for over an hour outside of the Copperas Cove Ci…
One 10-year-old Copperas Cove resident opted to donate her entire savings rather than fathom anyone going without food on her favorite holiday: Thanksgiving.
It was too cold last weekend for Tasha Roberts’ annual holiday food giveaway at Taste of Cove Food Truck Park, so she moved the planned outdoor event down the street and indoors to Babies N Things, another business she owns here.
Cove Scottish Rite Club officials presented a pair of checks for $2,500 each to Cove Blue Santa and Cove Hope Pregnancy Center during a meeting Tuesday at Mt. Hiram Masonic Lodge.
Terri Jernigan knows how to motivate people. The physical education teacher at Williams/Ledger Elementary knows how to help others attain goals they never dreamed possible. Her school’s involvement with the United Way campaign is no different.
Volunteers picked up more than 300 pounds of discarded candy wrappers, snack boxes, napkins and other debris during Sunday’s Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful event at the city park.
In observance of the Veterans Day Holiday, all City of Copperas Cove facilities will be closed on Nov. 11, to include the Solid Waste Transfer Station. The week’s collection schedule will be as follows:
Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful, Operation Stand Down Central Texas and The Exchange Club of Copperas Cove recently announced a Texas Arbor Day Ceremony on Friday. A tree-planting ceremony in memory of Ronnie C. Viss will be held at 10 a.m. at Operation Stand Down Central Texas, located at 201 …
It was a howling good time last weekend as a local event venue hosted its second consecutive Barktoberfest.
With Breast Cancer Awareness Month in full swing, dozens of individuals from the Copperas Cove community painted HomeBase pink last weekend.
One drop at a time is all it takes to save the Earth. That is what students of Copperas Cove ISD were taught last week during the annual Eco Harvest Fest.
An old 1893 horse-drawn doctor’s buggy, the sounds of hammered steel and the smell of campfire greeted those who attended last Saturday’s Ogletree Gap Heritage Festival in Copperas Cove.