The first of 400 piers for the new Gatesville Elementary School was poured late last week. Construction is expected to last into next summer and be completed in time for the 2015-2016 school year. A $17.9 million bond issue approved by voters last year, plus $1 million from reserves, is paying for the project.
Local businesses and organizations still have time to register to participate in the annual Boozaar slated Saturday, Oct. 25, in downtown Gatesville. The event is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. and will include a costume contest, coloring contest, Treat Stop and numerous booths.
Oglesby coach Jack Graves, top, has taken his football team to new heights in the early stages of the 2014 season behind a strong senior class. Pictured players, top row L-R: Ryan McClinton and Jonathan Taylor. Middle: Ryan Standridge. Bottom row L-R: Tristan Perez and Nikita Roedler.
Evant’s Charlee Williams (12) blocks an attempted tip by a De Leon player during the second game of the two school’s match Tuesday. Williams accumulated seven blocks in the frame.