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The Copperas Cove community will be seeing red on the runway on Saturday in recognition of February being Heart Month. Young Miss Five Hills Angelica Torres heads up a Go Red for Women Fashion Show at Keep Copperas Cove’s Eco Fling on Saturday at the Copperas Cove Civic Center at 11 a.m.

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With the touch of our finger—several times a day—we all count on electricity to light up our lives. Students begin learning about electricity with an introduction to the most basic unit in ordinary matter, the atom. Once the components of an atom are addressed and understood, students move i…

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One in seven children ages 6-12 years suffered a toothache in the last six months. Tooth decay or cavities is a chronic condition for one in every five children in elementary school. At least 20% of elementary age students in the nation have at least one untreated cavity. The percentage of c…

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Five-year old Mikayla Heilison has proven her resilience at a very young age. The daughter of a soldier stationed at Fort Hood, she often endures long periods of time when her father is deployed, in field training or on temporary duty somewhere far from home.

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SAN ANTONIO — Copperas Cove High School band members Lillian Peterson and David Sweetwood will perform with the Texas All-State 6A Band in San Antonio on Saturday and CCHS choir student Parker A. Reed will perform with the Texas All-State 6A Choir as part of the 2020 Texas Music Educators As…

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More than 50,000 children in Texas are in the Department of Human Services foster care system. Many of these children are removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. The Coryell County Rainbow Room, operated by volunteers, works to meet the needs of these children when they are forced …

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During the Holocaust, 1.5 million children, the majority of whom were Jewish, were murdered either directly or as a direct consequence of Nazi actions. Children were especially vulnerable to death carried out by the Nazi regime which began segregating Jewish children in school as early as 1933.

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Experience helps build a champion athlete, but practice makes perfect. While the S. C. Lee Junior High cheerleaders did not receive a perfect score from the judges at the Texas Cheerleader Fun Cheer Open State Championship in Georgetown last Saturday, they did score highly enough to capture …

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Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. The greater the number of people who know how to control bleeding in an injured patient, the greater the chances of surviving that injury. Texas House Bill 496 passed by the state legislature mandates all school …

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A sparkly blouse. Darling pink shoes. Teacups perfect for the 4th Annual Mommy/Daddy and Me Sweetheart Tea coming up on Feb. 8. The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty enjoy volunteering their time at the Optimist Thrift Store in Cove Terrace Shopping Center to not only see all the terrific ite…

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Robert Wade has a very challenging job. The Copperas Cove ISD Transportation Dispatcher assists nearly 100 bus drivers, serves more than 5,000 parents of students who ride CCISD buses and coordinates all of the district’s extra-curricular trips in the district to band contests, athletic even…

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Copperas Cove Five Hills Ambassador Briana Liles knows how to be a gracious loser. Year after year, she competed in the Miss Five Hills Scholarship Pageant. The first year, she did not place. The next couple of years, she placed but did not win.

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Winds gusted at 10-20 miles per hour as Young Miss Five Hills Angelica Torres kneeled and pulled the metal pin that adhered an evergreen wreath in front of a soldier’s grave. As the winds whipped through the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Torres said a prayer not only for the soldier…

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The 2020 Texas Music Educators Association Region 8 High School Band Clinic and Concerts will take place Friday and Saturday in the Lea Ledger Auditorium at Copperas Cove High School, 400 S. 25th St. Band students from high schools all over Central Texas will be participating in this annual event.

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The stage is set for the annual District V DECA Competition Saturday, in which students from as far away as Stephenville will come to Copperas Cove High School to demonstrate their hard work and skills in the fields of business, finance, hospitality, and entrepreneurship. Nearly 1,500 studen…

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S. C. Lee Junior High eighth grader Riley Wood peeks out from the bangs that she uses to hide her face. She watches her fingers move rapidly in front of her as they spell out words demonstrating her patriotism and love for her nation.

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Having four-legged friends in a school setting has proven benefits to both students and staff. Copperas Cove High School students were introduced to Sam, a rescue from the Copperas Cove Animal Control Facility, just in time to help calm their nerves and reduce their stress for semester exams.

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The Copperas Cove Solid Waste Department will allow city residents to bring their Christmas trees to the Solid Waste Transfer Station for recycling on Saturday, Jan. 4. Trees will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon at the station, which is located at 2605 S FM 116. Trees will be accepted at no charge.

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More than 250 miles, six parades, and all first or second place wins. The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty represented the city in more than a half dozen parades this holiday season. All parades have a different theme requiring different scenery, different outfits, and different preparation.