News

A Gatesville Junior High School eighth-grader has been named a 2017 Central Texas Incredible Kid by the Central Texas Youth Coalition (CTYC).

 What was termed as a “senseless” attack on a correctional officer resulted in a long prison term for a Hughes Unit offender.

The use of drones is becoming more widespread around the country with many positive results.

A 55-year-old Oglesby woman died in a fiery crash March 15 on Highway 84 near the Coryell/McLennan county line.

The deceased was identified as Shelley Burkett.

Before the start of the Western Athletic Conference women’s semifinal games in Las Vegas, Gatesville’s Hanna Beerbower stepped to center court to sing the National Anthem.

After nearly a two-year wait, the historical marker for Lincolnville will finally have a home.

The Texas A&M Forest Service recently awarded a grant to Jonesboro Volunteer Fire Department for a new water tender through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program.

Jess McCabe summed it up pretty well.

“We’re just doing our part...How could you be a human being and not do your part?”

The historic 1904 Leon River bridge on Leon Street has been designated on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service.

Two Jonesboro cheerleaders stopped by The Gatesville Messenger office last week to peddle tickets for a drawing to raise money for summer camp.

Sports

Gatesville boys soccer coach Von Collins was pleased with his team’s defensive effort in Monday’s 3-1 loss to stateranked Salado in a warm-up contest prior to the start of the UIL’s Class 4A state

The Gatesville girls golf team placed third at the Iredell Invitational held Monday at Glen Rose.

“This wasn’t a win or lose situation,” Gatesville girls soccer coach Amanda Johnson said Monday night after her Hornets dropped a 5-1 decision to fifthranked Salado in a playoff warm-up match at Mc

The Gatesville girls track team finished second this past Friday in Waco La Vegas’ Charles Dixon Relays at Bellmead.

Gatesville sophomore Savannah Ford placed sixth in the 259-pound Class 4A weight classification at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association’s State Tournament on Friday at the Extraco

The Gatesville boys soccer team is headed to the playoffs.

After finishing its District 17-4A schedule with a 6-1 loss to front-running Lorena on Tuesday night at McKamie Stadium, the Gatesville girls soccer team is playing a waiting game on two fronts.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor assistant football coach Luke Howard, a 2007 graduate of Gatesville High School, was selected and participated in the 2017 American Football Coaches Association’s 3

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