Hornets picked fifth in district

Returning quarterback Wesley Brown returns for junior year to lead Hornets offense in 2020 season. The Hornets are scheduled to open the regular season with a trip to Llano. Photo by Mark Goodson

Jonesboro is kingpin in 15-1A

Big tackler Wade Foote brings down a Newcastle runner in last year’s season opener at Gorman. This season, the Jonesboro Eagles begin the preseason rankings rated No. 2 in the Class 1A poll. The Rankin Red Devils are No.1. Photo by Mark Goodson

Gatesville Fitness Center expands hours Monday

In shape Davin Barrow runs through conditioning drills at Oglesby under the supervision of head coach Jeb Dixon. Dixon returns to the area after a three-year run at Gorman. Oglesby has plans for a new fieldhouse and weightroom for the six-man football program. Photo by Mark Goodson

100 years old and going strong

Forever young Manuel Esparza, who turns 100 years old today (Saturday, July 11), is shown in the above photo working on a lawn mower. Repairing mowers and wood working are two of Esparza’s many hobbies which his son attributes to his long lifespan. The corner photo is Esparza during his military service in the 1940’s. Courtesy photo

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100 years old and going strong

Forever young Manuel Esparza, who turns 100 years old today (Saturday, July 11), is shown in the above photo working on a lawn mower. Repairing mowers and wood working are two of Esparza’s many hobbies which his son attributes to his long lifespan. The corner photo is Esparza during his military service in the 1940’s. Courtesy photo

When Manuel Esparza entered this world one hundred years ago, Woodrow Wilson was president of the United States and William P. Hobby was governor of Texas.

Early voting for Tuesday’s Runoff Election ended Friday.

Citing recent substantial increases in positive COVID-19 cases, Gov.

It’s getting hot out here

Photo by David Scott

An electronic sign outside of Gatesville ISD’s business office showed temperatures at a whopping 105 degrees on Saturday.

Gatesville man arrested for injury to child

RILEY AARON SMITH

On June 29, Gatesville Police responded to an address on Crown Drive regarding a reported disturbance.

A Coryell County grand jury has released a list of indictments for the month of June.

More than 1,600 early ballots were cast during the first two days of early voting for the upcoming Run-off Election.

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QUANTICO, Virginia – One military suspect is deceased after taking his own life Tuesday in Killeen, and a civilian suspect has been arrested by the Texas Rangers in connection with

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The Independence Day fireworks show will be held in Gatesville starting at dark (around 9:30 p.m.).

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Hornets picked fifth in district

Returning quarterback Wesley Brown returns for junior year to lead Hornets offense in 2020 season. The Hornets are scheduled to open the regular season with a trip to Llano. Photo by Mark Goodson

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine hit the shelves this week with its in-depth view of football across the state.

Jonesboro is kingpin in 15-1A

Big tackler Wade Foote brings down a Newcastle runner in last year’s season opener at Gorman. This season, the Jonesboro Eagles begin the preseason rankings rated No. 2 in the Class 1A poll. The Rankin Red Devils are No.1. Photo by Mark Goodson

Jonesboro is picked to win District 15-1A, Division I while rival Evant is third in the four team district in the recently released Texas Football magazine.

Gatesville Fitness Center expands hours Monday

In shape Davin Barrow runs through conditioning drills at Oglesby under the supervision of head coach Jeb Dixon. Dixon returns to the area after a three-year run at Gorman. Oglesby has plans for a new fieldhouse and weightroom for the six-man football program. Photo by Mark Goodson

The Gatesville Fitness Center is back to its normal hours.

The center is open seven days a week and has dropped appointments as of Monday, July 13.

AUSTIN — The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife law enforcement reports.

Bare Necessities

Jonesboro coach Eddie Gallegos has consistently put winners on the football field.

The 2020 season looks like a good chance to field another standout team in the six-man ranks.

Working out

Photo by Mark Goodson

Jonesboro Eagles run through sprints in a morning workout last week. They’ll have three more weeks of training during the summer.

 

 

 

 

 

Competitive edge

Photo by Mark Goodson

Bracy Foote and Daniela Rodriguez go head to head in training for Jonesboro. The Eagles have been working out four days a week. The Eagles have morning and evening sessions.

 

 

Belton -- GOOD. Water lightly stained; 83 degrees; 0.24 low.

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