Crossing the country for your friend

Pictured left is Ernie Andrus who is a 97 year old Navy vet who has embarked on his second journey across the country on foot. Pictured right is John Martin who has accompanied Andrus and is continuing the journey in his friend’s honor Courtesy Photo

Gatesville defeats Brownwood

Quick start Cade Smalley pushes the tempo for the Lady Hornets against Brownwood Tuesday night. The Hornets improved to 2-0 in District 6-4A action with a 55-32 victory. Smalley hit her first two outside shots of the game and went on to score 11 points in the game. Photo by Mark Goodson

Gatesville starts fast in victory

Spark plug Jake Appelman was red hot Saturday in the Hornets’ non-district win over Waco Live Oak. Appelman scored the first five points of the game and finished with 18 points for the game. Photo by Mark Goodson

Lady Hornets beat Live Oak, 75-29

Caught in a trap Caitlin Chacon and Ainsley Warren apply a trapping defense against a Waco Live Oak player. Gatesville rang up 29 points in the first quarter and had 22 points in the third quarter of the dominating win. The Hornets return to district play this week. Photo by Mark Goodson

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Crossing the country for your friend

Pictured left is Ernie Andrus who is a 97 year old Navy vet who has embarked on his second journey across the country on foot. Pictured right is John Martin who has accompanied Andrus and is continuing the journey in his friend’s honor Courtesy Photo

A walk across America is no easy task.

Many people may think of doing it or dream of doing it, but never take the initiative to do it.

The first Commissioner’s Court meeting of the year was held on Jan. 12.

The Gatesville City Council met for the first council meeting of 2021 on the evening of Jan. 12.

The council heard from Joe Campbell, who spoke on behalf of Keep Gatesville Beautiful.

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, several local businesses and governmental offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18.

Locals attend Patriots’ Rally in D.C.

Gatesville residents Joseph Argrabright, Jason Wright and Seth Nichols, pose in front of the Washington Monument during the recent Patriots’ Rally in Washington, D.C. Courtesy photo

Editor’s Note: The following story represents the views, opinions and first-hand accounts of the men who attended the Patriots’ Rally in Washington, D.C.

Area school closings will occur so that students can attend and participate in the 2021 Coryell County Youth Fair on Friday, Jan. 15.

CCSO welcomes new Chief Deputy

Coryell County Sheriff Williams congratulates newly appointed Chief Deputy Ron Morgan. Morgan was previously the Patrol Lieutenant at the CCSO. Photo by Rob Atkins

Coryell County Sheriff’s Office has had a change in command staff this month as the office welcomes a new Chief Deputy.

Coryell Health begins COVID vaccines

Deborah Hamilton, a registered nurse at Coryell Health Clinic, receives a COVID-19 vaccine from Nurse Practitioner Alecia Eads. Frontline health care workers currently are the priority for the vaccine. Courtesy photo

Coryell Health has received their first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines which have been administered to front line health workers and staff, first responders, essential workers and residents of the h

Man stops in Gatesville during cross country walk

Photo by Rob Atkins

As I began my day, just like any other day, I woke up, put my feet on the floor and took the first step of the day. I didn’t think much about it and I continued on, step after step.

An increase in hospitalizations has prompted the reinstatement of some state-mandated COVID-related restrictions on certain businesses and activities in Coryell County.

Sports

Gatesville defeats Brownwood

Quick start Cade Smalley pushes the tempo for the Lady Hornets against Brownwood Tuesday night. The Hornets improved to 2-0 in District 6-4A action with a 55-32 victory. Smalley hit her first two outside shots of the game and went on to score 11 points in the game. Photo by Mark Goodson

Cade Smalley and Caitlin Chacon came out firing in Tuesday’s District 6-4A contest.

Brownwood raced to a big lead in the first quarter and built a big halftime lead in the District 6-4A basketball opener for the Gatesville Hornets Tuesday. Brownwood prevailed, 70-41.

The Jonesboro Lady Eagles climbed into second place in the District 25-1A race with a home win over the Aquilla Cougars Tuesday.

Jonesboro’s Sean Hernandez scored 19 points to lead the Jonesboro Eagles Tuesday in a showdown with Aquilla.

The Cougars pulled off a 50-47 victory over the Eagles.

Gatesville starts fast in victory

Spark plug Jake Appelman was red hot Saturday in the Hornets’ non-district win over Waco Live Oak. Appelman scored the first five points of the game and finished with 18 points for the game. Photo by Mark Goodson

Gatesville played some of its best defense of the season Saturday in a 53-46 win over Waco Live Oak at Gatesville.

Lady Hornets beat Live Oak, 75-29

Caught in a trap Caitlin Chacon and Ainsley Warren apply a trapping defense against a Waco Live Oak player. Gatesville rang up 29 points in the first quarter and had 22 points in the third quarter of the dominating win. The Hornets return to district play this week. Photo by Mark Goodson

The Gatesville Lady Hornets played solid team ball Saturday in a 75-29 win over Waco Live Oak.

Tiger dribble

Mattie Dixon scored eight points for the Lady Tigers against Jonesboro. Oglesby is back on the road Tuesday at Abbott. 

 

 

Gatesville pulled off a 54-51 win over the Burnet Bulldogs Tuesday at Gatesville.

The Hornets (3-12) were led by Logan Edwards with 15 points.

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