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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 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.
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.
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.