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The Central Texas College Hospitality Programs department will open the fall 2021 Patio Café Cuisine Nights dinner series this evening. The menu features a French cuisine and will be served in the culinary arts area of the CTC Student Center (Bldg. 220) from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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Several area residents donated life-giving and life-saving blood last Friday during the Baylor Scott & White blood drive inside the Copperas Cove Police Department. Prior to the day of the drive, all appointments had been filled.

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The Copperas Cove Five Hills royalty worked to turn tea into tourism dollars by representing the city of Copperas Cove at the McGregor Tea and Tiaras event where the titleholders were featured guests. Each of the titleholders were asked to share her platform of service and make a toast with …

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The city of Copperas Cove is accepting applications to fill youth positions on the Youth Advisory Council. The purpose of the city council-appointed advisory body is to define specific ways to address youth community issues and the development of activities and programs designed and promoted…

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Approximately 45 minutes into his attempt to eat 41 doughnuts/pastries at Shipley Do-Nuts in Copperas Cove on Tuesday morning, Kempner resident and professional competitive eater Greg Wilson, told future viewers of his YouTube page, “This is getting tough, y’all.”

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Though his meet-and-greet last Saturday did not draw anyone outside of his campaign and some of the current city council members in Copperas Cove, Place 3 special election candidate Shawn Alzona spoke with the media about why he is running and what his top priority is.

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Last Saturday, around a dozen area residents showed up at the Copperas Cove Public Library to play a few fantasy or role-playing games such as “Dungeons and Dragons” and a game that is more recent that involves a character that is modeled after “G.I. Joe.”

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Lions, tigers and bears — oh my! Copperas Cove Five Hills Ambassador Dawn Hale quickly grabbed the paper bag full of feed as a camel extended his long neck and his tongue as he reached for a snack. Little Miss Five Hills Braelyn Liles shrieked as each animal approached Hale’s pick-up truck b…

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The Copperas Cove Public Library will host three public events in the coming week, events that will cater to the fans of role playing board and card games, fans of bluegrass music and teenagers between the age of 11 and 18.

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Six members of Mount Hiram Masonic Lodge No. 595 AF&AM in Copperas Cove received a lapel pin and a coin signifying their service time in masonry on Wednesday evening. Five others were not present but qualified for the honor and will be recognized later.

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TEMPLE — With a heat index of 109 degrees outside, the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum provided a cool place to go in more ways than one. The Miss Five Hills Scholarship Program partner hosted the Copperas Cove titleholders for a special VIP visit full of trains, tracks and fun.

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Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful (KCCB) is hosting the inaugural KCCB Scholarship Golf Tournament Aug. 20 at the Hills of Cove Golf Course, 1408 Golf Course Road. Check-in for the tournament will open at 8:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.

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A City of Copperas Cove Citizen Engagement and Priority Study launched July 17 and will continue through mid-August. The study will allow residents to offer feedback on various aspects of the community and city services.

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Nearly 70% 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. Copperas Cove Walmart partnered wit…

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FORT HOOD — Little Miss Five Hills Braelyn Liles has never chosen anything but cheese — and only cheese — on her pizza. Yet, Braelyn, 5, grabbed a handful of bacon and plopped it in the middle of her pizza and topped it off with a handful of spinach. She got out of her comfort zone as she an…

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With temperatures in the low 90s on Wednesday in Copperas Cove, it was the perfect night to go for a swim, so that is what more than 40 local teens did. The teens came out to the Copperas Cove City Park Pool to hang out with friends and have a good time at the first ever teen night hosted by…

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After years of discussion, the cost of a proposed new animal shelter, may end up on the ballot as a special bond election on Nov. 2 after the Copperas Cove City Council gave final direction to the city on how it wishes to proceed with the shelter on Tuesday evening.

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Recently appointed Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Silvia Spires has hit the ground running in her new position, reaching out to area business owners and working on her plan to increase tourism here with the help of concentrated social media marketing.