News

Shane Webb, principal of Gatesville High School, has accepted a newly created position within the district.

A suspected medical problem is being blamed for a two-vehicle accident just before 8 a.m. Wednesday near downtown Gatesville. Jeffrey Reese, 52, of Gatesville, was westbound in the 300 block of E.

Car doors left unlocked led to a rash of burglaries early this week on Arrowhead and Vigilante.

Final approval was given Monday for a program that will reportedly give more local control to the Gatesville ISD Board of Trustees.

Coryell Community Church held a surprise helicopter egg drop at their annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday.

Members of Flat Baptist Church marched with a cross through downtown Gatesville on Friday morning, in observance of Good Friday.

The Coryell County District Attorney’s office filed 13 charges by information during the month of March.

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

Thirty years ago, ministers in the Gatesville community saw the need to join forces as a way to better serve the needs of low income families.

Early voting starts Monday for the May 6 Evant city and school elections.

Seven candidates are vying for one of two positions up for election on the Evant ISD Board of Trustees.

Five people were arrested during the predawn hours Tuesday in a drug raid at two separate homes in Gatesville.

Sports

It was a mixture of the expected and the unexpected for Gatesville athletes in the 17-4A,/18-4A area track and field meet Wednesday at Lorena Field.

A 19th century Russian novelist like Leo Tolstoy or Fyodor Dostoyevsky would have loved to write about Tuesday night’s non-district baseball game between Gatesville and neighboring McGregor at Ryan

Gatesville’s boys and girls golf teams will compete in the 36-hole Region III-4A golf tournaments this week at the Raven Nest Golf Club in Huntsville.

Visiting Lorena closed the curtain on Gatesville’s District 17-4A season Thursday night, blanking the Hornets, 5-0, with a two-hitter.

Right-hander Colton Robello pitched a three-hitter Thursday night against Lorena, moving Gatesville within inches of a berth in the Class 4A state baseball playoffs.

Gatesville’s mixed doubles team of Kayla Baker and Tyler Newton competed in the Region III-4A tennis tournament on Monday and Tuesday at Bryan High School.

Jonesville’s Ella Antilla and Robert Robuck each won three events in the 25-1A, 26-1A area track and field meet on Thursday at Coolidge.

A Gatesville Hornet lines up his shot during play in the District 17-4A golf tournament at Squaw Valley in Glen Rose. The Hornets boys and girls both finished second and qualified for regional.

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