Despite the city of Copperas Cove receiving five recommendations for denial and no recommendations for approval, the city council made way for a new recreational vehicle park in the southern part of the city. The city council voted unanimously in favor of it.
SAN ANTONIO — Copperas Cove High School Special Olympics athlete and senior Kelsey Jones struggled on her first few throw attempts at the shot put event at the area Special Olympics Unified Track and Field meet last month. Jones’ throws were disqualified because of the athlete’s form.
If you were to ask Copperas Cove ISD graduating seniors Lea Boal and Chandler Gastelo about being name as the district’s valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, both would tell you the honor is “surreal.”
It’s that time of year when graduating high school seniors prepare their future plans, which for some includes college. With that comes scholarship presentations from various organizations.
Thirty-one bands, 11 high schools and more than 1,000 musicians converged on Lea Ledger Auditorium of Copperas Cove High School for the University Interscholastic League Region 8 high school band 5A-6A concert and sight reading evaluation.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove City Council voted 6-1 to approve a utility assistance program designed to help offset the impact of recent utility base rate increases adopted by the city.
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.
Clements/Parsons Elementary kindergarteners sat in a giant circle on the playground with their legs crossed and hands folded, but they were hardly able to contain their excitement. The young scientists had been learning all about solids, liquids, and gasses during science classes.
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.
A smaller than normal but no less eager group of youngsters gathered earlier this week at the Copperas Cove Public Library to celebrate another successful summer reading program with slices of pizza, cupcakes, and a few laughs.
The Copperas Cove Independent School District held its fourth annual Ranger Reading Camp, paid for by the Department of Defense Education Activity Grant, Project READS. “Project READS” stands for Ready for Engaged Academics, Discipline and Self-Determination. Improving literacy is one of the…
Riding a school bus to school is historically the safest mode of transportation for children. Copperas Cove ISD bus drivers intend to keep it that way.
Four-year-old Maddox Tobias loves to read. He loves it so much that he chose his Halloween costume to look like Pete the Cat, a character from one of his favorite books. Now, the reigning Miniature Mister Five Hills is inspiring other youngsters to love reading as much as he does.
Copperas Cove High School head custodian Renee Beaton heaves the misting system filled with disinfectant on to her back. She begins walking through the classroom spraying down the desks from top to bottom including the legs all the way down to where they meet the floor.
Copperas Cove firefighter Jose Negrete was remembered earlier this week as a humble and quiet young man dedicated to his profession, and who died serving and protecting his community.
A total of 131 new teachers went through new teacher orientation and got acclimated to the district on Monday.
Copperas Cove City Council this week approved its 2020-21 annual budget and tax rate, but postponed adoption of proposed water and sewer rate increases pending further discussion during an upcoming meeting.
Copperas Cove Independent School District announced its back-to-school plan on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Copperas Cove High School 2018 graduate and former Bulldawg football player David Pomeroy credits the school district and his parents for the history he is now making in his military career.
Ryan Basham has been named the unofficial winner of a runoff with Justin Veazey to be county commissioner for Coryell County’s third precinct.
The City Park in Copperas Cove got a cleanup on Saturday as many people gathered to pick up trash around the park in connection with Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful.
The persistent triple-digit heat hasn’t stopped Gatesville contractors from continuing a sidewalk expansion project along Farm-to-Market Road 116 in Copperas Cove.
Residents of Texas House District 59, which includes Coryell County, appear to have a new representative starting in January.
At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, approximately 50 students enrolled in Crossroads High School. By the end of the school year, the number of students more than doubled to 120. For the 2020-2021 school year, the alternative school of choice will be able to accommodate as many as 300 …
As the city continues preparing its 2020-21 annual budget, Copperas Cove City Council last week heard presentations for funding requests from non-city agencies, continued a discussion of water and sewer rate increases, and debated “phasing out” the 20% senior citizen discount for utilities.
Most mothers have a strong protective instinct when it comes to their children, and Kayla Gilchrist is no exception.
The Copperas Cove Independent School District is “ready to meet the needs of our students,” Wendy Sledd, the spokeswoman for the district, said in an email on Monday.
Two Republicans vying for a state representative seat have similar viewpoints on several topics, including the coronavirus.
Whipping up treats in the kitchen can do more than just create yummy comfort food. It can also be good for your mental health.
More than 7,000 pairs of boots are lined up in rows on the parade field in front of Fort Hood’s III Corps Headquarters. Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Marines have lost their lives during the wars in both Iraq, Afghanistan and other military operations. The Copperas Cove Five Hills r…
Texas public schools are achieving high graduation rates higher than 90 percent of states in the nation based on a report released last week from the National Center for Education Statistics. The Lone Star state’s graduation rates rank fifth in the U.S. with 89.1 percent of high school stude…
The school days of students going to just sing songs in music class are long gone. Students now learn how to read music notes, create rhythms and songs of their own and truly develop an appreciation of music.
More than 10,000 meals were served during the first month of Copperas Cove ISD Child Nutrition Summer Feeding Program with half of those being breakfast. For many students, breakfast has become the most important meal of the day.
The Copperas Cove City Council spent hours during the month of June discussing what course to take with its next city budget. But discussion and action in the month of July will determine if the city plans to raise property taxes, institute new fees or take other steps to balance its budget …
KEMPNER — With other longstanding Central Texas festivals canceling this year due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, officials in Kempner decided to go ahead with the city’s second annual Kempner Fest last weekend at Sylvia Tucker Memorial Park.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove ISD currently has 91 buses in its fleet with a request to purchase two more at a cost of $110,000 each for use this fall as students return to campuses.
Fireworks are prohibited within the city limits of Copperas Cove, according to a news release from the city.
COPPERAS COVE — Hundreds of people filtered through the parking lot of Hettie Halstead Elementary School in Copperas Cove on Saturday to receive food from the monthly Refuge Mobile Food Pantry.
COPPERAS COVE — Shannoda and Derrick Gilbert know what it’s like to struggle as a military family. With four children in three different Copperas Cove ISD schools, Shannoda Gilbert said being a military family is very hard at times for both parents and children.
COPPERAS COVE — Charles Wilson gratefully accepted a bottle of cold water from a Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful volunteer Saturday after dropping off a bag of trash at a KCCB collection point on U.S. Business 190 across from the Walmart.
The City of Copperas Cove has begun holding its seasonal Farmer’s Market.
The city of Kempner is hosting the Kempner Fest Summer Festival on June 27.
A misdemeanor charge against Kempner City Councilman John Wilkerson has been dismissed, in a case that involved a flag and the city park.
COPPERAS COVE — Tree limbs, brush, shingles and chunks of metal roof were strewn all over the yards of residents near Big Divide Road. Objects, such as a trampoline, were flipped over or moved to other people’s yards, fences were damaged or destroyed, and some trees were uprooted.
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