Hometown Heroes

Follow Her Example
Follow Her Example
We did Hometown Hero a little differently this month. Nine-year-old Peyton Miller, a student at Troy Elementary and a Temple native, has already given back to the less fortunate more than many people will in a lifetime. I have in my hands eight full pages of charities, fundraisers and donation collections that she has been a part of in the last two years or so...
Firefighter, Teacher Jared Koppes Isn’t Only There for His Family, He’s There For the Killeen Community
Firefighter, Teacher Jared Koppes Isn’t Only There for His Family, He’s There For the Killeen Community
When someone takes on two professions because they want to make a difference and help people in this chaotic world, it's important to take notice. These people generally don't want the spotlight, but those are the kind of people who set an example for the rest of society to follow in suit...
Hometown Hero Wendy Sledd
Hometown Hero Wendy Sledd
Our Hometown Hero, Wendy Sledd born from Oklahoma, may not have been raised in Texas but she embraced her local community the moment she moved onto the Fort Hood post four years ago. Sledd, a Public Information Officer for Copperas Cove ISD, spends all of her free time volunteering with both military groups and her community...

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