The new jewel of Coryell County

Photo by David Scott

Just a few final touches and the mural depicting the history of Coryell County and some of its most notable founders and landmarks will be complete.

Newly reported community cases of COVID-19 are slowing across the county as recoveries continue to climb.

Sniffing around

Photo by Heather Ashley

CCSO Sgt. Mike Gonzales and Kraken train on narcotics detection Friday night inside Home Base in Copperas Cove during a multi-agency training.






Governor Greg Abbott declared a State of Disaster for all Texas counties on Monday as violent protests sparked by the death of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis continued across the s

In the next few days, inspection crews will be conducting a physical survey of a portion of the City of Gatesville's sanitary sewer system.

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

Oh, hail!

Wednesday’s storms brought rain and hail to the area, covering yards and outdoor surfaces in icy orbs for a brief time.

Gatesville City Council members adopted the city’s Comprehensive Plan, moved forward on two rezoning matters and agreed to join other municipalities in denying a rate increase from a utilities comp

Due to the cancellation of the traditional Gatesville High School graduation ceremony scheduled for May 22 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, seniors recently partook in a pre-recorded hybrid ceremon

Hometown pride

Photo by David Scott

Members of the 2020 graduating class at Gatesville High School lined up in a vehicle processional that ended at the local drive-in movie theater for a virtual graduation ceremony amid the ongoing C


Texas Parks and Wildlife

With summer here, it’s always good to follow a few common sense tips.

• First, follow all water safety warnings.

The speed and strength camp for incoming seventh-12th grade girl-boy Gatesville student athletes begins Monday, June 8.

Hornets summer camps will will start June 29 with baseball camp for incoming first through ninth graders.

Sand drills

Photo by Mark Goodson

Jason DeLong expects to be one of the main ball carriers for the Hornets when they return to the field. Monday, June 8 marks the first day for speed and conditioning drills.



In these days of uncertainty in America, two Gatesville residents found a way to break up the boredom with some time at the gym.

After a long-awaited period of uncertainty, high school coaches and athletes can begin restricted summer workouts starting June 8.

Coach Howard anxious about return

Transition time Luke Howard guides Hornets into second season. The Hornets start speed and conditioning work as a team June 8. Courtesy photo

“The Gatesville Hornets are ready to jump in with speed and conditioning camps for football,” said head football coach Luke Howard.

Stormy Tatum wins tennis tournament

Tournament action Slone Early and Stormy Tatum showed well in Georgetown in a holiday event. Courtesy photo

Stormy Tatum of Gatesville competed in a Memorial Day tennis tournament over the weekend and won first in her division. Her cousin, Slone Early, also competed and won consolation in his division.

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