A group of 28 community members, students, business owners, parents, local government and school personnel recently wrote the initial part of a strategic plan for the Gatesville Independent School

Sgt. Cale Carter, right, of the Buffalo Soldiers Heritage and Outreach Program, presented a program Saturday at Mother Neff State Park.

A fire early Friday morning completely destroyed a two-story home in Jonesboro. Roger Hill, assistant fire chief at Jonesboro, reported the fire was reported about 8 a.m.

A Family Renewal Conference will be held Sunday through Wednesday at Live Oak Baptist Church in Gatesville. Dr. Danny Crosby, pastor of First Baptist Church of Cleburne, will lead the conference.

Shae Caldwell and Chelsea Malden received several children’s books to be used in waiting room areas at the Baylor Scott & White Clinic.

The burn ban will remain in effect for rural Coryell County, but if it rains, it could be temporarily lifted again.

The heart health fair sponsored Thursday by the Coryell Memorial Healthcare System (CMHS) included more than just health screenings.

Coryell County commissioners adopted two resolutions Monday they hope will bring jobs and economic development to the county, while providing another source of energy.

The Coryell County District Attorney’s office filed 47 cases by information during the month of January.

Information is a means of bringing charges without going through a grand jury.


The Gatesville Hornet powerlifting teams competed at the West invitational Saturday.

It was the final invite meeting for the girls. Their regional meet will be March 2 at Academy.

The Gatesville Hornets overcame a slow start and cruised to a 51-33 win over Burnet in the area round of the state playoffs.

The Gatesville Hornet girls soccer team traveled to Lorena Friday night to see who would remain undefeated in District 17-4A.

The Gatesville Hornet soccer boys took a tough loss at home Tuesday against District 17-4A leader Mexia, 3-2. The loss dropped the Hornets to 2-2 in district play and 3-7-2 overall


By R.C. Davis Messenger Sports Editor


By R.C. Davis Messenger Sports Editor


The Gatesville Hornets’ senior night was ruined by a bunch of Cougars Friday night and were in a must-win situation to secure a playoff spot in their season finale Tuesday (yesterday) against Robin

The Gatesville Hornets girls beat Connally, 6-0, Friday night to remain undefeated in District 17-4A.

It was the third straight shutout for the Hornets.

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