From the Vault: '59, '69, '79
From the Vault
To commemorate the 125th year of publication of the Copperas Cove Leader-Press in 2019, every Friday the Leader-Press will share snippets from the community’s history over the past 60 years in From the Vault. Through August 16, Copperas Cove school and student news will be featured.
40 years ago, in the Copperas Cove Leader
Dawn Stamm, a member of the Coppers Cove 4-H club, represented Coryell County as a senior winner at the District 4-H Fashion Revie held at the Waco Plaza Hotel. She will go on to represent 18 counties at the State Revue in September. She modeled a bias skirt and shawl in mauve and gray plaid. Dana Stamm, also a Cove 4-H club member, won a red ribbon for her jumpsuit in orange stretch terry cloth in the Junior division.
50 years ago, in the Copperas Cove Press
Members of the Copperas Cove High School coaching staff prepared to attend coaching school in Dallas starting August 3, according to athletic director Jackie Williams. Assisting Coach Williams for the upcoming season will be coaches Gene Auldridge, Dexter Smith, Phill Hilliard, Lester Hanke, and Gary Hammonds.
Season football tickets for the Copperas Cove Bulldogs football team will go on sale August 18th at the school administration office on Avenue E. The price is $7.50 for the five home games.
60 years ago, in the Copperas Cove Courier
A record 930 students enrolled in Cove schools, according to superintendent J.L. Williams. In addition to the rooms and facilities used last year, the school had six additional classrooms at the Fairview School. The biggest Vocational Agricultural class in the history of the school system with a total of 46 students, will enjoy the new facilities of the “ag” workshop.