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One local political candidate learned first-hand about the old adage “Ignorance of the law is no excuse.” Vestal Ray Ashby Jr., who is running for Coryell County Precinct 4 commissioner, was charged last week with gambling promotion in connection with a drawing held earlier this year for his campaign.

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The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8230 last week donated $500 to the Boys & Girls Club of Gatesville. Pictured, left to right, are Floyd Coplen, Don Wolske, Boys & Girls Club branch director Julie Hudson, Post 8230 commander Terry Charlett and Vince Fuller.

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Megan Nichols and Marci Johnson, Pre-K teachers at Gatesville Primary School, wanted to enhance the visual look of a Texas-shaped landscaping area in front of the primary school building. For assistance, they contacted Gatesville Junior High horticulture teacher Katherine Phillips. Together, the teachers and their students have redone the beautiful landscaping area.

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