Gatesville law enforcement, along with the volunteer fire department, held the annual National Night Out event last week.

Five-year-old Tyler Outten tried his hand at stacking pennies during a Minute To Win It contest at the Turnersville Buffalo Stampede.

The Gatesville Lions Club this week honored Whitney Mooney as their “Teacher of the Month” for September. A first grade teacher, Mooney is a graduate of Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

An informational meeting will be held Tuesday in Gatesville to raise awareness of how the community can become a CASA volunteer.

The Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department is making the rounds at local school campuses to promote fire safety and prevention.

There may actually be a light at the end of the tunnel.

William A. Hall was promoted to major general on Sept. 29 at the Army National Guard Readiness Center, Arlington, VA.

MG Hall is the son of BG (Ret) Hugh and Fran Hall of Gatesville.

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Evant recently named its homecoming queen and king during festivities on Friday. Carolina Arellano, left, was crowned homecoming queen and Joaquin Martinez was named homecoming king.

On Sunday, Coryell County law enforcement officials returned from the Rockport/Aransas Pass area of the Texas coast, following another stint of hurricane relief efforts.


Bailee Ivy and Miles Barnes warm up before the District 17-4A meet. Gatesville won the boys district and will send both the boys and girls teams to Huntsville, Oct. 23.


Gatesville hoped to extend their season with another victory in its last two regular season games.

Senior running back T.J. Miller seems to always get his chances in a relief role.

Gatesville’s volleyball team used a balanced attack and dominated La Vega Tuesday night to climb back into the playoff picture.

The Gatesville Junior High cross country teams won a district championship and had two second place finishes in Monday’s District 17-4A meet at Gatesville High School’s course.

The Gatesville boys won the District 17-4A cross country meet with 59 points, beating China Spring by two points at the Gatesville High School course Monday.

Junior Maci Matthews and the Hornets battled tough against the Robinson Rockets in a Saturday District 17-4A match.

Sophomore Katrina Thoms won the District 17-4A cross country race Monday at Gatesville High School. She ran a 12:48 time and beat Lorena’s best runner by almost 100 yards.

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