A salute to Colonel Brian Payne, former Commander of the 120th Infantry Brigade at North Fort Hood, was recently held to honor Payne as he accepts a change of command to the III Corps of Fort Hood.

Gatesville Independent School District has announced a new program, The GISD School-Community Guidance Center, “to better connect students to their future.” The program entails a mentorship program

The First Baptist Church of Gatesville recently began renovations and touch-ups to their building, which has sat on Main Street since 1936.

As a current hot-button issue in today’s society, The Gatesville Messenger has decided to address the topic of suicide prevention by providing information on cyberbullying and the impact it has on

Three Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department members were recently honored during a retirement ceremony at the Gatesville Civic Center.

For local author Jean Ann Shirey, strong faith is the driving force behind her recent success.

The city council approved the first reading of an ordinance to adopt a drought contingency plan for the City of Gatesville

Preparations are well underway for this year’s North Fort Hood Ministry’s Military Salute to be held on Sunday, July 1 from

Those following the story of 5-yearold Layla Evetts know that sunshine and smiles tend to follow the upbeat Burleson native where ever she goes.

The 43rd Plainview community and ex-student gathering was held at the Bethel Heights Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Sunday, May 2. There were 34 in attendance, including eleven ex-students.


Gatesville’s quarterback situation is up for grabs going into the June 28-29 state 7-on-7 football championships at College Station. The Hornets have three quarterback candidates in the mix.

Copen Hartley (above) knocks a shot back over the net during this week’s tennis camp at Gatesville High School.

Robuck T-shirts – (front row, left to right) Angelique Knox, Janna Armour, Honor Searcy, Rhylee Glover, Brianna Lang, Presley Robinson; (back row) Meghan Mehaffey, Zianna Cole, Lailah Scanlon and S

The Gatesville Messenger 10U team break out from a pep talk during a game this season. The team will open the district playoffs in Gatesville on Monday June 25.

Following are baseball district playoff teams from Gatesville:

Wyatt Young continues to shine on the football field.

Saturday in the Texas Bowl in Stanton he led his All-Star team to a 36-8 victory.

Kaylan Summers said the greens were extremely slick during this week’s Starbust Junior Golf Tournament in Waco.

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