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RG3 featured on HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’

RG3 featured on HGTV’s ‘Fixer Upper’

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Copperas Cove High School alum and NFL player Robert Griffin III was featured on an episode of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” Tuesday.

High school junior qualifies for All-State Band; 1st since 2008

High school junior qualifies for All-State Band; 1st since 2008

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It’s been nine years in the making, but Copperas Cove Independent School District finally hit the jackpot in Copperas Cove High School junior Michaela Schwyhart.

Lampasas school officials discuss Texas Education Agency A-F ratings

Lampasas school officials discuss Texas Education Agency A-F ratings

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LAMPASAS — Lampasas Independent School District Assistant Superintendent Nancy Yeary spoke to the Lampasas school board this week concerning the Texas Education Agency’s recent release of academic accountability ratings, an A-F system, and downplayed the ratings.

1-13-2017 News briefs

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City offices closed Monday

Local PBS station to offer new Kids 24/7 channel

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Public television station KNCT, based at Central Texas College in Killeen, recently announced it will begin broadcasting a new children’s programming channel.

Unwind! Texas Style Tasting Room & Cafe hosts grand opening

Unwind! Texas Style Tasting Room & Cafe hosts grand opening

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Don’t be fooled by the nearly invisible door leading into Unwind! Texas Style Tasting Room & Cafe tucked in a shopping area on West Business U.S. Highway 190.

Pet Supplies Plus celebrates grand opening

Pet Supplies Plus celebrates grand opening

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Despite holding their soft opening Dec. 5, Pet Supplies Plus held its grand opening Saturday and Sunday.

Cajun specialties: Purple Gator opens in new location

Cajun specialties: Purple Gator opens in new location

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In less than a year, The Purple Gator, with its Cajun cuisine, went from a tiny takeout spot inside a local convenience store to its own restaurant at 212 S. Second St., in downtown.

Experts: Recent drop in cattle prices hurting calf markets

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BRYAN — Spiraling cattle prices in recent weeks are not leaving much wiggle room when it comes to marketing calves and replacement females to fit current trends, according to cattle experts.

Business hosts ‘Wine Down Wednesday’

Business hosts ‘Wine Down Wednesday’

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Refresh Spa & Boutique spiced up hump day Aug. 10 by hosting its free “Wine Down Wednesday.”

8-6A BOYS BASKETBALL: Bulldawgs squash Belton comeback with strong finish

8-6A BOYS BASKETBALL: Bulldawgs squash Belton comeback with strong finish

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COPPERAS COVE — Making plays is important, but making timely plays is critical.

8-6A BASKETBALL: Lady Tigers overcome dreadful first half, beat Cove 40-28

8-6A BASKETBALL: Lady Tigers overcome dreadful first half, beat Cove 40-28

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BELTON — Thirteen turnovers, 11 points and a 3-for-25 shooting performance is never a winning recipe. The Belton Lady Tigers found that out first hand when it trailed Copperas Cove 15-11 at halftime of a District 8-6A contest Tuesday night inside Tiger Gym.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Bulldawgs make up ground after rocky district start

BOYS BASKETBALL: Bulldawgs make up ground after rocky district start

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Copperas Cove is in the playoff picture. The Bulldawgs just do not care to be reminded.

Two area volleyball players earn TSWA all-state honors

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Copperas Cove’s Aidan Chace and Gatesville’s Kate Lovejoy were named to the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Volleyball Team released Saturday.

BOYS SOCCER: Wolves rout Lake View 6-1 for impressive finish in Winter Showcase

BOYS SOCCER: Wolves rout Lake View 6-1 for impressive finish in Winter Showcase

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To begin the final day of the Harker Heights Knights Winter Showcase on Saturday, Shoemaker unleashed an offensive barrage, taking 21 shots and burying six into the net for an impressive 6-1 victory over Class 5A San Angelo Lake View at Leo Buckley Stadium. 

Teacher wants students to go ‘above and beyond’

Teacher wants students to go ‘above and beyond’

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For Terri Smith, not all learning can take place in a classroom.

Martin Walker students donate to Cove House

Martin Walker students donate to Cove House

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Money may not grow on trees, but kindness does in one Martin Walker Elementary School classroom.

1-13-2017 Community Calendar

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FRIDAY, Jan. 13

Royalty start new year with service projects

Royalty start new year with service projects

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The new year means a final effort by the Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty to use the sparkle of their crowns to do as much as possible for their charities.

Colorado snowballs reinforce reading lesson for Williams/Ledger students

Colorado snowballs reinforce reading lesson for Williams/Ledger students

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The flurries of snow in the city last week had the young and the young at heart excited, and followed on the heels of a science lesson of a Williams/Ledger Elementary School teacher.

Library offers returning programs, new books for the new year

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Sadly, the holidays are officially over, and that means winter break is at an end.

Resolutions should include improving your marriage

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A new year frequently ushers in New Year’s resolutions. We resolve to lose weight or pay off debt, but how many of our resolutions are geared toward one of the most important relationships in our lives — our marriage?

Library offers warm place to enjoy a good book

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An arctic cold front is expected to hit the area later this afternoon, so while the weather outside may be frightful, the Copperas Cove Public Library offers the warmth of friendship and good books with many of the upcoming events in January.

When is 'right' time to move on from pet's death?

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When is the appropriate time to move on from a pet’s death? Is there ever a “right” time?

Another new year isn't so exciting after six decades

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Don’t look now, but here comes another new year.