Hornet netters advance seven

Seven Gatesville Hornets qualified in five events for the UIL spring tennis regionals in Lubbock. Finishing either first or second to earn advancement were Slone Early, Stormy Tatum, Shy Tatum, Julee Sun, Jaegar Smith, Rady Hollingsworth and Ty Warren. The tennis squad was district champions in both the spring and fall seasons. The team was recognized at a rally Thursday at Gatesville High School. Courtesy photo

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Three days before the start of early voting on a bond that could pave the way for a new Coryell County detention facility, Sheriff Scott Williams and his staff were notified that the current jail i

April showers

Waterways are flowing steadily at Raby Park following recent rainfall.

The City of Gatesville along with Keep Gatesville Beautiful, will be celebrating Earth Day by hosting a Homestead Fair on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Gatesville’s Freedom Park.

Two locals among 20 indicted on federal drug charges

Kimberly Lee Coryell County Jail photo

Two Gatesville residents are among 20 Central Texas residents facing federal drug trafficking and firearms charges stemming from five separate, but related, federal grand jury indictments unsealed

National United Bank donates 1930s pistol, large coin collection to Coryell Museum

Bank offi cials recently presented an antique pistol and a vast coin collection amassed by Dawson Cooper to the Coryell Museum and Historical Center. From left are John Young, Ervin Adams (Museum President), Eugene Worthington and Will Coward. A complete inventory of the coins is now underway at the museum. Photo by David Scott

The Coryell Museum and Historical Center recently received a donation from the officers at the National United Bank.

The fate of Coryell County’s proposed 250-bed detention facility is in the hands of the voters beginning on Monday as early voting starts on a Special Bond Election.

Local woman awarded for sustainability efforts

From left, Fort Hood Garrison Commander Col. Jason Westbrock and Nolanville Mayor Andy Williams look on as Gatesville Mayor Gary Chumley presents Liz Reinhardt with the 2021 Cen-Tex Sustainable Communities Partnership Environmental Ambassador award April 8 in Nolanville. Photo By Christine Luciano, Fort Hood DPW

City of Gatesville Development Coordinator Liz Reinhardt was recognized April 8 as an Environmental Ambassador during a ceremony marking the renewal of a Central Texas partnership for sustainabilit

Those adversely affected by February’s winter storms could be eligible for federal and state assistance, but the deadline to apply for the help is April 20.

Courthouse lawn goes blue to prevent child abuse

Photo By David Scott

The courthouse grounds are decorated with blue ribbons and bows on the north side of the lawn.

Coryell Health is offering open appointments for all adults to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Sports

Wrestler duo closes out season

Carson Norwood

George Hallman and Carson Norwood made it to the final round of competition and both wrestled for the fifth place spot at the Region II, 5A tournament at Rock Hill High School in Prosper Friday and

Trophy time

Gatesville qualified seven athletes in five events for the Region I-4A tennis tournament in Lubbock. The event will be April 28-29 at the McLeod Tennis Center.

Jonesboro regional competitors

Jonesboro is sending a strong group of athletes to the Class 1A regional track and field meet in League City.

Hornet netters advance seven

Seven Gatesville Hornets qualified in five events for the UIL spring tennis regionals in Lubbock. Finishing either first or second to earn advancement were Slone Early, Stormy Tatum, Shy Tatum, Julee Sun, Jaegar Smith, Rady Hollingsworth and Ty Warren. The tennis squad was district champions in both the spring and fall seasons. The team was recognized at a rally Thursday at Gatesville High School. Courtesy photo

Gatesville had seven tennis players advance out of the District 6-4A competition, including two gold medal winners Tuesday at Tarleton State University.

Hallman leads wrestlers to weekend regional trip

Karlie Olivarez

Seven Gatesville High School wrestlers will compete in the 5A Region II Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Rock Hill High School in Prosper.

Hornets down Lampasas, 8-7

Aggressive approach Kalli Robinette slides in for the Hornets in a win over Lampasas Friday at Gatesville. Robinette was ruled out on the play. The win was the Hornets first in District 6-4A play. Photo by Mark Goodson

Gatesville used a good start and some timely hitting to earn an 8-7 victory over the Lampasas Lady Badgers Friday at the Gatesville softball field.

Gatesville will take on the Brownwood Lions in a pair of baseball games this week.

The Gatesville Hornets warmed up for the District 6-4A tennis championships with a solid showing in Argyle over the weekend.

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