A unique opportunity presented itself this week and the Gatesville City Council wasted no time in taking action. In a special meeting held Tuesday, the council unanimously voted to offer William (Bill) H. Parry III the position of city manager. Current City Manager Roger Mumby had recently informed the council of his intention to retire in June 2015. Parry will join the city on May 1 and work with Mumby during the next month in preparation of taking the helm.
John and Rhonda Kristoffersen, 1606 Leon St., hope to have a lot of “Trick-or-Treaters” tonight (Saturday) and on Halloween. Visitors will be greeted by a giant spider and a screeching witch. J. Kristoffersen is shown checking out the witch with his twin granddaughters, Aleigha and Alexiss.
The Gatesville Hornets went fi ve games at China Spring before subduing the Lady Cougars and earning their 12th consecutive playoff spot. To the left, Mikayla Heckmann is shown setting one of her 38 assists on the night. Below, Robin Galiano, left, and Makaylee Mueller (5) prepare to receive a return from China Spring.
The Jonesboro Lady Eagles fi nished third in the District 25-1A cross country meet to advance to regional. Katie Kuzenka, right, and Hannah Isom led the team in fourth and fifth, respectively.