William Bertelsen was sworn in Thursday as the new Precinct 3 constable, succeeding David White who retired the same day. Coryell County Judge John Firth administered the oath of offi ce while a handful of family, friends and county offi cials looked on.
The top two seniors at Evant High School, Heather Belanger and Vashti Young, have similar career goals—both want to be nurses. Belanger is the valedictorian for the EHS Class of 2015 and Young is the salutatorian. The two seniors will deliver addresses during the EHS commencement program. Belanger, the daughter of Shane and Rhonda Belanger, has been very involved in extracurricular activities at Evant. In athletics, she participated in basketball, volleyball and track.
The Gatesville Hornets took on the Groesbeck Lady Goats in a best-of-three softball series in the bi-district round this past weekend, and both teams provided an entertaining and hardfought three games at Waco Independent School District Complex. But in the end, Groesbeck was able to outlast Gatesville by one run in game three on Saturday, 7-6, to move on to the area round.
The Region III-4A track and field meet was held over the weekend at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, and the Gatesville Hornets had multiple athletes on both the boys’ and girls’ sides competing for an opportunity to reach the Conference 4A state meet. When all was said and done, the girls of the black and gold qualifi ed for the state meet in two events. The 1600-meter relay team of Sarah Hogan, Katelyn Brown, Alli Richardson and Jordan Brock finished in first place with a time of 3:58.73.