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Sign-up for the 16th annual Boozaar is now underway. This year’s event will be on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6-8 p.m. in downtown Gatesville. The Boozaar will feature food, games, and lots of treats at the Treat Stops for children. A costume contest is planned with categories for 0-2 years, 3-5 years and 6-9 years as well as a family/friends category.

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Melodye Nelson, a warden in Gatesville since 2007, officially becomes Region VI director on Thursday. She will replace Eric Guerrero, who was recently promoted to the position of director of correctional training and staff development. Although the change is not official until Thursday, Nelson has already taken over the helm with Guerrero out of town.

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A new roof was installed this week on the Flat Community Center. The center was built in the early 1980s and over the years, screws on the metal roof had been broken, possibly from the vibration from artillery rounds being fired on Fort Hood. The community center association raised about $9,000 in donations and grants to replace the roof.

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