Coryell County commissioners honored county employees Monday with a hot dog luncheon and service awards. The annual appreciation luncheon was held at Faunt Le Roy Park. The Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department cooked the hot dogs.
The Evant Independent School District received a cash donation, along with a plaque, from the Class of 1955 on behalf of the memory of Linda Fessler Graham. Presenting the donation to Superintendent James Slone, left, is Frances Marwitz Covington, who is the chairperson for the class. The class plans to continue donations to the library as long as there is someone to attend the reunions.
Each year, the Killeen Daily Herald selects a special group of all-stars for its all-area teams and this year’s girls’ list features a pair of names familiar to Gatesville basketball fans. On the first team is a sophomore who has made a name for herself already and has begun to mount quite the collection of award hardware.
by By ERIC WADE
Messenger Sports Editor
The Gatesville High School varsity baseball team entered the regular-season finale against Lorena Tuesday in dire need of a win, but head coach Greg Blanchard’s Leopards played the role of spoiler, coming out of the night with a 9-0 victory. The Hornets needed a win thanks to the events of Monday night, when they lost a make-up game at China Spring, leaving them one game ahead of Connally for fourth spot in the district standings.