A charge against Coryell County Sheriff’s Office Jail Administrator Lt. Karen Porter was dismissed last week in Gatesville.
By Heather Ashley Messenger News Reporter Photograph Image/jpg Lt. Karen Porter
Beginning Feb. 3, those entering the Coryell County Courthouse must do so through the south entrance, facing Leon Street, as part of newly expanding security protocols.
Beginning Feb. 3, those entering the Coryell County Courthouse will see changes as the county institutes new safety procedures, in line with Texas Senate Bill 42.
For years, Michele Velasquez has been handing out cleats and footballs to kids who did not have them and could not get them.
By Heather Ashley Messenger News Reporter Photograph Image/jpg Photo By Heather Ashley
Gatesville Chamber of Commerce members and members of the community will celebrate at the Chamber’s annual Membership Banquet at 6 p.m.
Coryell County Commissioners have reinstated the outdoor burning ban which became effective at sunset on Monday, Jan. 20.
The Gatesville Exchange Club will host the 23rd annual Taste of Gatesville and First Responder Chili Cook-Off Competition 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Gatesville Civic Center.
The Gatesville City Council swore in the newest Council member, approved the sale of two properties and heard an update about several city issues Tuesday evening during their first meeting of 2020.
Coryell County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Billy Holder recently completed Specialized Weapons and Tactics certification training in Killeen.
Deputy Billy Holder, left, is presented with his pin welcoming him to the Coryell County SWAT team by Sheriff Scott Williams, right.
Gatesville continued to play solid defense and delivered with a balanced attack to run the Lady Hornets to a 3-0 record in District 18-4A play.
By Mark Goodson
The Gatesville High School powerlifting team placed fourth in the girls’ division of the Belton meet Saturday.
Messenger Sports Editor
Gatesville erupted in the second half to run their District 18-4A record to 2-0 with a Tuesday win over La Vega.
By Mark Goodson
Alayna Washington drives by a Waco La Vega player in Tuesday’s Lady Hornet win at Gatesville.
Girls Soccer: Varsity picked up second straight win with 5-0 shutout at Lampasas.
The team has scored 10 goals through two games.
Jonesboro ran past the Evant Elks Friday, 44-22, in girls’ basketball at Evant High School. Jonesboro (14-1, 3-1) led from the outset.
Grace Penrod (5) scored three goals in the season opener for the Lady Hornets. The team’s Friday game was cancelled due to inclement weather. The area was hit with thunderstorms and hail.
Kyle Strmiska (upper photo) took first place in the heavyweight division of the first powerlifting meet of the season for the Hornets. They competed Saturday at Little River Academy.