The City of Gatesville has partnered with Central Texas Enactus to provide a recycling container for used cooking oil. The city hopes the project will reduce operational and maintenance costs associated with fats, oils and grease (FOG) that is improperly disposed of in sewer lines, which can lead to clogged or broken sewer lines. Joanna Vargas, left, and Shannel Scott, both with Enactus, are shown dumping the fi rst used oil from the Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department into the 130-gallon container.
Four local residents were among the 170 persons arrested Sunday in connection with the shooting in Waco involving about fi ve motorcycle gangs. The incident resulted in nine dead and 18 wounded, Waco police reported.
Oglesby High School held their annual athletic banquet last week, and they handed out 21 awards to student-athletes who competed for the red and white during the 2014-15
On Monday afternoon at Gatesville High School, five Hornet seniors signed letters of intent to continue their respective athletic careers at the collegiate level. Abate Hennessy signed with Hardin-Simmons University to play soccer, Andraque Jones signed with the University of Texas of the Permian Basin to play football, Zane Washburn signed with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to play golf, Lexi Hall signed with LaGrange College to play volleyball and Sarah Hogan signed with Texas A&M University- Commerce to compete in track and fi eld.
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