The Citizen’s Police Academy, sponsored by the Gatesville Police Department, begins March 1 and features topics such as patrol procedures, criminal law, crime scene investigation, crime prevention,

Millions of Americans watched as one of the worst school shootings in US history unfolded at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, on Feb. 14.

Cheryl Palmer, center, was surrounded by love on Valentine’s Day during the weekly story time at the Gatesville Public Library.

Beloved Gatesville native Jeffrey Arnold passed away on Feb. 6 due to injuries sustained when he was tragically struck by a vehicle in Chicago.

“She is who she is. She is...everything.”

During the Monday, Feb.

A multitude of political signs are posted outside of the Gatesville Chamber of Commerce to promote candidates for the upcoming March 6 primary election. Early voting will begin on Feb.

Tobacco Junction, a tobacco and cigar lounge in Gatesville, was recently robbed by an unknown perpetrator/ perpetrators in the early morning hours of Saturday, Feb. 3.

At the Gatesville City Council meeting held on Tuesday, Feb. 6, Dane Legg, CPA, of Lott, Vernon, and Company, P.C. presented the city’s annual financial audit report for the year which ended Sept.

The Coryell County Sheriff’s Department took home the trophy again this year during the annual Taste of Gatesville First Responders Chili Cook-Off on Tuesday.


Jonesboro will either play Abbott or Gholson in the Class A bi-district boys’ basketball playoffs. The tipoff will be either 6 or 8 p.m. at Temple High School.

Gatesville woke up late in its bi-district game with Madisonville.

Gatesville suffered its second-straight setback in District 17-4A play Friday night, losing to Robinson 3-2 in an overtime thriller at McKamie Stadium.

Gatesville High overcame an early deficit, scoring three of the game's last four goals to down Robinson 3-2 Friday night at McKamie Stadium.

The playoffs are here and the Gatesville Hornets carried the No. 2 seed from District 17-4A into the postseason.

Gatesville High senior Rebekah Nolte summed up the signing day for seven Hornets Wednesday.

Erica Gilmore looks for an opening for the Jonesboro girls. The Jonesboro Lady Eagles have warmup games with Huckabay and Zephyr after winning the District 25-1A title.


Trevor Sellers was among the rebound leaders for the Jonesboro Eagles Tuesday night.


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