Kiley Lee-Pruett gathered enough snow to make a small snowman recently.

The Texas Department of Transportation (Waco District) will perform maintenance and rehabilitate safety features on the US 84 bridge at Coryell Creek just east of FM 1829, on Monday, Jan.

16-year-old Clancy Lawhorn was more than just a band leader, 4-H president and known prankster. To his mother, and the Gatesville community, he was a testament of faith.

A fatal house fire occurred in the 300 block of River Road in Gatesville on Friday, Jan. 12.

Larry Kennedy has made it home to recover following surgery in San Antonio.

The Gatesville Chamber of Commerce’s annual membership banquet is set for Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Gatesville Civic Center.

The premium auction for the 2018 Coryell County Youth Fair is planned for tonight, (Saturday) Jan. 13.

Following an executive session during Tuesday’s regular city council meeting, Mayor Gary Chumley announced plans to terminate the City of Gatesville’s working relationship with Sandy Gately, city a

Coryell County families, businesses and governmental offices will call a halt to their work schedules Monday as they observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

With all of the community’s prayers and words of encouragement, Larry Kennedy is in high spirits following surgery on Wednesday, Jan. 10, in San Antonio.


Gatesville High lost its 20th game of the season Wednesday, but the Hornets had a chance Friday to end their 10-game losing streak with a trip to Robinson on Friday.

Evant’s Luke Parrish turned in a solid game with 20 points, 13 rebounds, 10 steals and five assists in a 53-28 victory over Oglesby at Evant Wednesday night.

Despite a 29-point night from senior guard Rebekah Nolte, Gatesville fell to leagueleader China Spring 58-55 Wednesday night in a key District 17-4A game.

Jonesboro’s Michael Cherry says hard work always pays off.

Sophomore Hannah Wilson takes a jump shot against Evant’s Cassie Myers Frdiay night. Jonesboro is 18-3 on the season and unbeaten in three District 25-1A games.


Erica Gilmore of Jonesboro scored 17 points and had four steals, seven rebounds and five assists on Friday night. Gilmore and Hannah Isom combined for 38 points Friday night.


Gatesville (6-19, 0-4) put up a challenge but ran out of gas in the final minute in their Tuesday home game with the Lorena Leopards.

The Gatesville Hornets girls’ basketball team finished up the first half of the District 17-4A race with a thud in a 31-26 loss to the Lorena Lady Leopards.

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