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Former assistant DA Ryan Lawton arrested

Former assistant DA Ryan Lawton arrested

Former Coryell County Assistant District Attorney Ryan Joseph Lawton was arrested Friday on a...

Bringing it back to life

Bringing it back to life

Historic Pearl cabin restoration in the making  The Pearl community is attempting to restore a...

Eagles eclipse century mark in Friday win

Eagles eclipse century mark in Friday win

Jonesboro wasted little time Friday night setting the tone for their game against the Oglesby...

Connally holds off pair of Hornet rallies for victory

Connally holds off pair of Hornet rallies for victory

At two different points of their ballgame on Friday in Waco against Connally, the Gatesville girl...

  • Former assistant DA Ryan Lawton arrested

  • Bringing it back to life

  • Eagles eclipse century mark in Friday win

  • Connally holds off pair of Hornet rallies for victory


Bringing it back to life

Historic Pearl cabin restoration in the making 

The Pearl community is attempting to restore a historic cabin that dates back almost 150 years. Linda Ray said when it was learned the famous Gasoway cabin may be demolished, she approached the descendants of Otho and Imo Medart about donating it to the community.

Former assistant DA Ryan Lawton arrested

Former Coryell County Assistant District Attorney Ryan Joseph Lawton was arrested Friday on a charge of continuous violence against the family. Lawton, 41, was released from the Coryell County Jail on a $15,000 bond. He joined the district attorney’s office on Jan. 8, 2007, and was put on administrative leave in August 2015. He later resigned, effective Oct. 1, 2015.

Connally holds off pair of Hornet rallies for victory

At two different points of their ballgame on Friday in Waco against Connally, the Gatesville girl cagers looked as if they were about to get run out of the gym. But sheer effort and a strong will to not lie down pushed the Hornets on, they battled back both times and made it a close game. In the end, however, the Lady Cadets were able to hold on for a 47-41 victory.

Eagles eclipse century mark in Friday win

Jonesboro wasted little time Friday night setting the tone for their game against the Oglesby Tigers as they blistered the nets for 30 points in the first quarter and crashed the century mark with a 102-33 District 25-1A win. The Eagles had already secured a playoff spot as the No. 2 seed as they headed into their Tuesday night regular season finale against the Evant Elks.

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