A Family Renewal Conference will be held Sunday through Wednesday at Live Oak Baptist Church in Gatesville. Dr. Danny Crosby, pastor of First Baptist Church of Cleburne, will lead the conference.

Shae Caldwell and Chelsea Malden received several children’s books to be used in waiting room areas at the Baylor Scott & White Clinic.

The burn ban will remain in effect for rural Coryell County, but if it rains, it could be temporarily lifted again.

The heart health fair sponsored Thursday by the Coryell Memorial Healthcare System (CMHS) included more than just health screenings.

Coryell County commissioners adopted two resolutions Monday they hope will bring jobs and economic development to the county, while providing another source of energy.

The Coryell County District Attorney’s office filed 47 cases by information during the month of January.

Information is a means of bringing charges without going through a grand jury.

Evant Mayor Sterling Manning has filed for re-election in the upcoming May 6 election.

Manning will face a challenge this year from Joe Sullivan, who had previously filed for the office.

Valentine’s Day was the theme Wednesday for the weekly Storytime program at the Gatesville Public Library.

Additional charges were lodged this week against two former jailers accused of providing narcotics to prisoners at the Coryell County Jail.


The Gatesville Hornet soccer boys took a tough loss at home Tuesday against District 17-4A leader Mexia, 3-2. The loss dropped the Hornets to 2-2 in district play and 3-7-2 overall


By R.C. Davis Messenger Sports Editor


By R.C. Davis Messenger Sports Editor


The Gatesville Hornets’ senior night was ruined by a bunch of Cougars Friday night and were in a must-win situation to secure a playoff spot in their season finale Tuesday (yesterday) against Robin

The Gatesville Hornets girls beat Connally, 6-0, Friday night to remain undefeated in District 17-4A.

It was the third straight shutout for the Hornets.

The Gatesville Junior High 8A team were named district champs after their win against La Vega last week.

The Jonesboro Lady Eagles led 30-6 at halftime and soared to a 69-13 victory to end the season undefeated in District 25-1A at 10-0.

The Gatesville Hornet girls hosted LaVega Tuesday night, and the Lady Pirate goalie was on alert all day for a Hornet victory with a final of 6-0.

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