The American Legion Post 42 has kicked off a program recognizing an individual who flies the U.S. flag each day of the year in the community. This month, George McMillian was honored.

The item receiving the most discussion at the Monday, Feb.

Early voting for the March 6 Republican primary will continue until March 2.

The early voting schedule is as follows:

Feb. 20: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.


MST1 Roy Dalton Thomas, a 2005 graduate of Gatesville High School, received the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Charleston’s Enlisted Person of the Year award recently.

A Gatesville man was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 10, following a warrant issued for trespassing in the 2800 block of S. Highway 36.

The Citizen’s Police Academy, sponsored by the Gatesville Police Department, begins March 1 and features topics such as patrol procedures, criminal law, crime scene investigation, crime prevention,

Millions of Americans watched as one of the worst school shootings in US history unfolded at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, on Feb. 14.

Cheryl Palmer, center, was surrounded by love on Valentine’s Day during the weekly story time at the Gatesville Public Library.

Beloved Gatesville native Jeffrey Arnold passed away on Feb. 6 due to injuries sustained when he was tragically struck by a vehicle in Chicago.

“She is who she is. She is...everything.”


Jonesboro’s Ethan Lilljedahl attacks the top of the key for the Eagles. The junior handles the point guard duties for the Eagles and is the team’s second leading scorer behind Wyatt Young.

The Jonesboro Lady Eagles ran into a tough Slocum Mustangs team Monday night in the regional quarterfinal round of the Class 1A girls’ basketball playoffs.

Jonesboro spread the ball around Tuesday night in its bi-district basketball win over the Gholson Wildcats.

Gatesville jumps into the baseball season looking for a quick start.

Jonesboro’s Lady Eagles won their 26th game of the season with solid inside play for two underclassmen.

Paced by a gold medal and four other medal winners, Gatesville High emerged as runners-up in the 23-team West Invitational on Saturday.

Jonesboro will either play Abbott or Gholson in the Class A bi-district boys’ basketball playoffs. The tipoff will be either 6 or 8 p.m. at Temple High School.

Gatesville woke up late in its bi-district game with Madisonville.

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