News

Fall seemed to morph straight into a rainy winter this week for Coryell County residents.

Vivian Sadler has proved that even the biggest of hearts can come in small packages.

From Oct. 22-Nov. 2, registered voters can appear at the Gatesville Main Street Annex at 801 E.

For John Jacob Dick, or “JJ” as he likes to be called, birthdays are a cause for an all-out celebration.

Ft. Hood soldiers were treated to a free meal during Gatesville High School football’s military night on Friday, Oct. 12.

The aftermath of a fatal collision on Highway 84 west of McGregor is shown following heavy rains in the area.

The Coryell County Junior Livestock Judging Team won fi rst place in the state in Junior Livestock Judging at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas last week.

Gatesville Hornet football fans descended upon the annual Gatesville Education Foundation tailgate party before Friday night’s homecoming game against Glen Rose.

Thursday night’s senior bonfire kicked homecoming weekend off right near McKamie Stadium in Gatesville. Traditionally, seniors run around the bonfire, made up of the students’ hand-decorated signs,

Early voting for the Nov. 6 midterm elections begins Monday, Oct. 22 and ends Friday, Nov. 2.

Sports

Quarterback Seth Trotter hands the ball to Zach Mueller on a sweep play early against Brownwood in the District 5-4A, Division I opener.

Messenger Sports Editor The recent rains have put a damper on the workout schedule for the area’s cross country teams heading into Monday’s regional meets.

Jill Truss (7) and Sage Carson (22) put up a block against China Spring on Wednesday during their District 16-4A volleyball match.

Brownwood 13 14 0 7 -- 34
Gatesville 7 0 0 7 -- 14

Evant coach Phillip Martin said it has been frustrating to miss two games straight in the stretch part of the season. The team hasn’t taken the field in two weeks because of two forfeit victories o

Hornet players Sydney Mundkowsky and Sage Carson put up a block in a recent match for the Hornets. Gatesville beat La Vega Friday night and faced China Spring in a key matchup on Tuesday.

Gatesville ran into the cream of the crop Tuesday when the Hornets battled the Lorena Leopards on the road.

Maci Matthews and Haley Nichols are back at it. The two standout Gatesville athletes are off to a good start in fall league select baseball.

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