By LARRY HAUK
A former Copperas Cove mayor blasted the city council she previously directed Tuesday night, saying she was “disgusted about what this council has done over the past year.”
Copperas Cove Independent School District held its Convocation Monday morning at Lea Ledger Auditorium. CCISD educators, administrators, staff and students were on hand.
By DOTTY K. PHIPPS
Under a sky full of dark, gray clouds, cyclists in a rainbow of colors – from their riding gear to their helmets - straddled their bikes in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church on 300 W Avenue B, waiting for the signal to start pedaling for the hills at the 14th annual Cove House Classic Bike Tour, a charity event to raise money for the Cove House Emergency Homeless Shelter. “It’s not that long but the hills here are good training for long distance,” said Brian Hawkins, executive director of Cove House.
The Copperas Cove Optimist Club made a couple of donations recently. ABOVE: The Optimist Club donated $1,000 to the Children’s Miracle Network and $1,000 to the McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple. Both organizations support medical assessments, services, and newest technology for local children in need of advanced medical care. BELOW: The Optimist Club made a $600 donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Copperas Cove on July 27. The $600 gift provided Summer Program Scholarships for 15 children within the community. The Copperas Cove Optimist Club has been an avid supporter of the Boys and Girls Club.
By JOYCE HAUK
Deals were being made and new found treasures were carted off from the Copperas Cove Senior Center indoor yard sale Saturday. The center had items displayed throughout the rooms with volunteers standing ready to assist bargain hunters.