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Gatesville Police Department acquires first K-9

K9 added to police force Gatesville Police Officer Justin Yarbrough poses with the department’s newest officer, K-9 Thor. Photo by Sabrina Anderson

The Gatesville Police Department has recently been training and becoming acquainted with their new K-9.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is warning residents of a new telephone scam nationwide. Callers are posing as U.S.

A look back, nearly a year after Gatesville church vandalized

Keeping their faith Rev. Lee O. Ford (left) and his son, Calvin, stand in front of church that was defaced nearly a year ago. Photo by Sabrina Anderson

Almost a year after the defacing of their church, Mount Calvary Church of God continues to find the positive in situations.

The Keep Gatesville Beautiful program is one of ten cities throughout all of Texas to receive the Governor’s Community Achievement Award, which awarded a total of $2 million to winners for the 2021

After the severe storm that hit Gatesville May 28, a plan is already in the works by the city to repair and replace any resulting damages to the Gatesville Municipal Airport.

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Local residents are seen dropping off their recyclable waste at the city’s recycle center, located at the 106 S. 23rd Street.

Last Sunday, June 6, around 7:30 p.m.

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Local couple bikes to Florida

Remsons bike 1,870 miles Mark and Sandi Remson are pictured during a 45-day biking trip from Gatesville to Naples, Florida. Courtesy photo

Mark and Sandi Remson recently took a biking trip from Gatesville, Texas, to Naples, Florida.

Marie Barrows begins leadership role at GHS

New principal begins work at GHS Marie Barrows has assumed her role as the new principal at Gatesville High School and is anxious for the students to arrive back to in-person learning during the 2021-2022 school year. Photo by David Scott

Students and parents will be seeing new leadership at the high school as they begin the 2021-2022 school year.

Sports

Fire Ant Tour catches break from heat

Achim Noack, made trip from Houston for Fire Ant Tour.

The 25th Fire Ant Tour went off with 164 riders roaming the country side near Gatesville Saturday morning. It was a warm, but overcast morning in Central Texas for the event.

Jonesboro lands picks on all-district squad

Jonesboro had three second-team choices on the District 14-2A baseball team as selected by district coaches.

Run Micah, run

Micah Olson rounds the bases for a home run during t-ball action Saturday at the city ballpark.

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Oglesby preseason roster

10 Tanner Brinkley

1 Blake Thompson

Gatesville ISD has a busy schedule of sports camps set.

Oglesby High School is reaping the benefits of winning.

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Head coach Jeb Dixon has helped Oglesby build a fully equipped weight room as part of its new 5,600 square foot fieldhouse.

Basketball camp attracts interest

Working on skills Eight-year-old Rhett White works on his ballhandling Monday during the early instruction at the basketball camp at Gatesville High School. The camp runs four days. Photo by Mark Goodson

Gatesville basketball coach Brit Campbell had a full house of basketball campers Monday at Gatesville High School.

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