The coronavirus pandemic hit small businesses especially hard. In the early weeks, consumers buoyed small businesses with gift card purchases and online fundraising campaigns. But as COVID-19 persisted and restrictions constrained operating hours, many independent businesses continued to struggle.
Team JLyons and the Excel Club of Copperas Cove High School hosted a car show that donated all proceeds to local child abuse prevention programs, at the Cove Terrace Shopping Center in Copperas Cove on April 10.
The Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful Commission hosted a Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-off event at the Copperas Cove City Park on April 10.
Copperas Cove residents wanting to participate in the National Day of Prayer can do so beginning at noon on May 6 at the Copperas Cove Public Library, 501 S. Main St.
Since 2009, the city of Copperas Cove has been a part of the Cen-Tex Sustainable Communities Partnership with other cities and Fort Hood.
Preteen Miss Five Hills Dorianna Gilbert knew if she won one of the crowns at the 8th Annual Miss Five Hills Scholarship Pageant on March 27, she would tie another titleholder for having been selected by a panel of judges to wear the crown the third time, the most in the pageant’s history.
The director of Copperas Cove’s Economic Development Corporation, Jonas Titas, said he believes the final sales tax allocations for the city indicate the buying power in the city and that the data can be used to attract new businesses.
Families and their children took a stroll through Décor and More last Saturday during the store’s Easter Egg Hunt.
Members of Copperas Cove’s American Legion Post 582 are ready, willing, and able to help area veterans and even needy civilians, but despite being located next door to one of the largest military installations in the country, many people are unaware the organization even exists.
Copperas Cove High School’s Dawghouse Theater’s rendition of “Steel Magnolias” captured multiple awards at the UIL one-act play contest this year. Now, audience-goers will get to enjoy the production on the Lea Ledger Auditorium stage this weekend.
Copperas Cove resident Linda Litton is grateful for the help she receives from places like Refuge Mobile Food Pantry, a community outreach program at the Christian House of Prayer that gives away tons of food each month to needy area residents.
Seven-year-old De’Ziyah Gilbert practiced her stage moves for a week prior to the eighth annual Miss Five Hills Scholarship Pageant last Saturday at the Copperas Cove Civic Center.
The Copperas Cove Chamber and Visitors Bureau recognized the Cove House for its service to the community last Thursday during the Chamber mixer.
Ten-year-old Hayley Sawyer maintains a more hectic schedule than most adults. From schoolwork to sporting events to life as a royal, Sawyer often falls asleep in the car on the way home from her last event or will fall asleep fully clothed on her bed.
Titleholders in the Miss Five Hills Scholarship Program were honored recently with the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for racking up more than 5,000 hours of service with their families over the past 10 months.
Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful (KCCB) will host a Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off event on April 10 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. All interested volunteers are invited to meet at the Copperas Cove City Park, 1206 W. Ave. B, for check-in and area assignments. Necessary supplies will be provided to all p…
After living in Copperas Cove since 1999 and being actively involved in the community for the past two years as the president and CEO of the Chamber and Visitors Bureau, Alicia Menard announced Tuesday that it is time to make a permanent move out west.
Young Miss Five Elise Fuselier smiles sweetly but says very little. She is a person of action, not just talk. As Fuselier prepares to crown her successor at the eighth annual Five Hills Scholarship Pageant on March 27, she reflects on her personal growth during her journey as a titleholder.
March 25 will mark the 142nd birthday for the city of Copperas Cove, and although no formal festivities are planned, Mayor Bradi Diaz issued a proclamation regarding the birthday during the workshop before the Copperas Cove City Council meeting Tuesday.
A program to ensure kids do not go hungry on the weekends and holiday breaks that debuted at Williams/Ledger Elementary School last year have expanded to include four more Copperas Cove ISD Schools.
The Copperas Cove Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility opened its doors to visitors again March 8, but there are limitations. No more than two visitors per family per week and all visitors must show proof of a negative COVID test within 14 days of each visit. The tests are not free and there …
Imagine having Shirley Temple perform for you every evening in your living room. This is what it is like in the Coombs household as curly-haired, vivacious and sassy Joslynn Coombs dances around the room, singing and performing as if she is on the Broadway stage.
When spring showers rain from the sky or summertime heat pounds the ground in Copperas Cove, children romping around playgrounds at City Park will be protected from the elements thanks to a project to install large shade canopies over the slides, swings and monkey bars.
More than 100 volunteers shared their time last Saturday and collected 575 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of recyclables to help keep Copperas Cove Beautiful during the annual waterway cleanup.
When hair stylist Nikki Reazola decided to quit working for other people and open her own business in Copperas Cove, it was a leap of faith — and it was terrifying.
The local community came out for the Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful thrd annual Spring Eco-Fling. The event was held at the Copperas Cove Civic Center Feb. 27.
If you like chocolate and art, the Copperas Cove Civic Center was the place to be on Feb. 26. The Copperas Cove Five Hills Royalty and the Copperas Cove Independent School District collaborated on the first Chocolate Fantasia.
Dawn Hale knows what it means to persevere. The reigning Senior Ms. Five Hills competed three times before finally capturing the crown. On Saturday, she and the other titleholders in the Miss Five Hills Scholarship Program will welcome contestants who are seeking their crowns.
Copperas Cove City Council on Tuesday discussed various ways to help residents who suffered financial losses during last month’s winter storm due to power outages, water line breaks, and excess water usage.
COPPERAS COVE – Cars and trucks were lined up early Saturday morning in the fog and drizzle as hundreds of people attended a second coronavirus vaccination clinic set up at Copperas Cove Independent School District’s bus barn on Summers Road.
COPPERAS COVE — Overcast skies and a nip in the morning air did not prevent dozens of anglers from lining the banks of City Park Pond on Saturday for the city’s Fishing in the Park event, which was rescheduled from two weeks ago due to inclement weather.
Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful (KCCB) will host a Spring Eco Fling from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Copperas Cove Civic Center, 1206 W. Ave. B. This year’s event will also be available virtually by following the KCCB Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/KeepCopperasCoveBeautiful.
The San Antonio Livestock Show is one of the largest and most prestigious shows in the nation with hundreds of competitors in the show ring. Approximately 1.5 million visitors enter the grounds each year, and more than 6,000 volunteers make the event happen.
TEMPLE — Many families travel far from home and spend several weeks or months to get treatment for their seriously ill or injured children at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple.
Five-year-old Maddox Tobias gives two thumbs up as he shows his enthusiasm for different volunteer projects he is working on for the community. The reigning Miniature Mister Five Hills never meets a stranger — he is always smiling, waving and saying “hello” to everyone he encounters.
Dani Tanner managed to avoid losing her electric and water service throughout the devastating weeklong winter blast that crippled much of the state of Texas, but her parents were not as fortunate.