With the arrival of spring, work has resumed to repave roads between 34th and Regal streets in Gatesville. Crown has already been completed and the city is currently working on Jewell and Empress.
Three persons were injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred about 5:40 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Highway 36 and FM 107 in Gatesville. According to the police report, Amanda Ann Barton, 18, of Gatesville, was driving a 2015 Ford Escape southbound on Highway 36. She attempted to turn left onto FM 107 and was struck by a 2008 Ford 450 tow truck that was towing another vehicle. Barton and the tow truck driver, Rory Mitchell Jackson, 26, of Hico, were transported to Coryell Memorial Hospital in Gatesville. A passenger in Barton’s vehicle was taken by ambulance to Scott & White Hospital in Temple. Two other passengers in Barton’s vehicle and one in the tow truck refused treatment, Lt. Don Norman reported. Norman said Barton was cited for failing to yield the right of way.
Gatesville’s John Roberts crosses the fi nish line in the 200-meter run during Thursday’s Max Hibbitts Cadet Relays at Connally. Roberts fi nished second in the event, helping the Hornets to a second-place team fi nish behind Waco High.
Oglesby Tiger singles player Ryan McClinton captured fi rst place in the District 25-1A tennis tournament held Thursday in Gatesville. McClinton will try his hand next in the regional tennis tournament, which is scheduled for April 20-21 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock.