Gatesville has a pick-up point for Bountiful Baskets, a not-for-profi t food co-op for families that want to have more fresh produce for less money. Michelle Martin heads up the program locally. To participate, a person must go to www.bountifulbaskets.org to set up an account and place their order. Persons may order a fruit and vegetable basket, as well as case lots of fruits being offered. Roy Hudson, with box of food, was among the many volunteers who helped unload the Bountiful Baskets truck Saturday afternoon.
Members of the Turnersville Volunteer Fire Department are selling tickets for a drawing to be held Nov. 2 during their annual barbeque fund-raiser. Four $500 VISA cards will be given away, as well as a Remington 270. Tickets are one for $5 or fi ve for $20. Fire Chief Allan Thompson, seated, is shown selling a ticket to Josh Constancio, fi re chief at Rising Star. Thompson’s wife, Marla, is shown watching the transaction.
Andraque Jones (19) tries to push away from a Brownwood defender during the third quarter of Gatesville’s loss Friday night. The senior Hornet receiver fi nished the game with 86 yards of offense.
The “countdown to kickoff” clock in the Gatesville Hornet football locker room struck all zeroes Friday night, signalling an end to summer and the start of the much-anticipated football season.
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