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.
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.
KEMPNER — Shannon Caylor never seems to stop moving.
COPPERAS COVE — The Copperas Cove City Council will dig deeper into the expenses tied to its next fiscal budget when it meets Tuesday.
COPPERAS COVE - The Copperas Cove City Council has begun the two-month process to determine the next city budget.
COPPERAS COVE — The Miss Five Hills Scholarship Program has named the winners of its seventh annual pageant.
COPPERAS COVE — Is Copperas Cove reaching the limit of what it can do as a city without either raising taxes, landing new industry, or going further into debt?
The Central Texas College (CTC) spring 2020 graduation ceremony scheduled for May was postponed as the school remained closed during initial stay-at-home order initiated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 420 students were expected to participate in the procession and will now be recognized du…
COPPERAS COVE — The 2020 graduating class at both Crossroads and Copperas Cove high schools have received their diplomas in ceremonies mirroring the unique health and safety concerns of the past few months.
The 7th Annual Miss Five Hills Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday, but the competition will be different due to the pandemic. The popular community event was scheduled for March 21, but then was postponed to May 30 due to COVID-19 and state requirements to not gather in large groups.
COPPERAS COVE - Copperas Cove City Manager Ryan Haverlah will present the City Council with the 2021 fiscal year budget on June 2.
COPPERAS COVE — On May 21 of last year, Bradi Diaz was sworn in as mayor of Copperas Cove. The ceremony came about a month after she won a special election against three other candidates seeking to fill the unexpired term of former Mayor Frank Seffrood. Seffrood died in December 2018 shortly…
COPPERAS COVE — While every community in Texas is bracing for the economic impact of spending most of April in a coronavirus quarantine, officials in Copperas Cove are cautiously optimistic about the latest sales tax distributions announced by the Texas Comptroller’s Office.
COPPERAS COVE — The Copperas Cove Police Department has named a winner in its first-ever Healthcare Heroes Door Decorating Contest.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove is joining Coryell County in asking residents to wear face masks while out in public.
Copperas Cove High School and Crossroads High School seniors will have an on-stage ceremony to receive their diplomas in front of immediate family members, as well as a virtual graduation and a parade in their honor as they complete their high school careers.
The Copperas Cove City Council is extending its COVID-19 disaster declaration until mid-May.
AdventHealth Central Texas Foundation — the fundraising arm for the Killeen hospital — is seeking face shields to protect hospital staff.
COPPERAS COVE — The disappointing news came at the end of a Copperas Cove City Council meeting on April 7.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is telling communities around the state to brace for the impact of less sales tax collection and distribution tied to the coronavirus emergency.
COPPERAS COVE - The Copperas Cove City Council will continue to fund a meal program for senior citizens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
COPPERAS COVE — Their work might remind you of the real estate wonders Chip and Joanna Gaines used to perform on their HGTV show Fixer Upper.
A Copperas Cove neighborhood was rocked with a sudden explosion Tuesday morning in the 600 block of Judy Lane, and the Copperas Cove Fire Department is investigating the cause.
COPPERAS COVE — Area veterans’ organizations responded quickly to last week’s executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott that closes bars and restaurant dining rooms for at least the next two weeks, but emergency and other assistance from those groups is still available.
Signs posted at restaurants in Copperas Cove are reflecting a new reality in the food service industry.
COPPERAS COVE — After two years in limbo, Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful has brought back its Spring Eco Fling at the Copperas Cove Civic Center.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove Police Officer Jose Casarez handed out a little advice to a young fisherman having a little trouble casting Saturday morning at City Park Pond.
Supercells, updrafts, downdrafts, wall clouds, funnel clouds, downbursts, microbursts, tornadoes, hail, and flash-flooding were discussed earlier this week during Skywarn 2020, a National Weather Service program designed to educate the public and train new storm spotters.
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.