News

Stories told to a young 4-year-old child became the basis for a book recently published by Joye Thackston. “If Only Donkeys Could Talk” is about her son, Remington, when he was about 4 years old.

Every precaution is taken to ensure students’ safety on Gatesville school buses, officials reported after a Gatesville Messenger reader raised questions after recent school bus crashes around the c

A Coryell County grand jury last week returned indictments in at least 21 felony cases presented by the district attorney’s office.

A Harker Heights man was sentenced to seven years in prison this week after pleading guilty to online solicitation of a minor.
 
The new addition and renovations being undertaken at Coryell Memorial Hospital gave a huge boost to building permits in October.
 

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It has been about 80 years since the coal-oil lantern, shown above being lit by David Scott, was used at the Historic Eagle Springs Baptist Church.

More low-risk jail inmates could be released under revised guidelines approved Monday by the Coryell County Commissioners Court.

Derek Pausewang, left, onefourth of the family group Southern Anthem, cut loose on Leroy Van Dyke’s “The Auctioneer,” during the monthly Gatesville Country Music Hall of Fame show in the Gatesville

Sports

As the District 16-A Division 2 runners-up, the Oglesby Tigers were well-represented on the all-district football team.

Jonesboro senior Jimmy Apodaca chose the perfect time to score the first touchdown of his high school career.

Jastin Muegge, 8, of Gatesville, posed with a 10-point buck he shot recently at a Coryell County ranch. He used a 25-06 to down the buck, which is the largest deer he has shot.

After an extended break for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Jonesboro Lady Eagles took up where they left off, keeping their winning streak alive at seven games by defeating the Mullin Lady Dawgs, 95

The Jonesboro Eagles’ defense stepped up big in Friday’s quarter-final game against Zephyr, stopping two fourthquarter Bulldog drives to preserve a 46-44 win, improving their record to 13-0.

Recently released selections for the District 17-4A all-league team included nine Gatesville Hornet volleyball players.

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