News

Sergeant First Class Orenzo Daniels, center, was selected as the “Employee of the Quarter” at MATES.

A new tradition was started May 7 with the first “Scholarship Sunday” at the Pearl Church of Christ.

Gatesville Elementary School students had “Fun in the Sun” last week during the annual field day held at McKamie Stadium.

An attractive new sign in front of Gateway Baptist Church is indicative of improvements being made to the facility.

Robert (Robby) Blanchard, a 1977 graduate of Gatesville High School, was recently named 2017 General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year by the Texas Department of Transportation-Aviation Departme

Emma Lasater radiates sunshine.

The top honor graduates have been announced for the 2017 graduating class at Oglesby High School.

Coryell County 4-H’ers brought a ‘county fair’ Saturday to residents of the Coryell Memorial Healthcare System.

Hearing scheduled Friday on motion to move trial

Chet Shelton, charged with capital murder in the death of a 2-year-old child, is due in court Friday for a change of venue hearing.

A man accused of assaulting a teenager with a baseball bat was among 22 people indicted during the April Coryell County grand jury session.

Sports

Gatesville will be returning to the Texas 7-on-7 Division II state tournament at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station on Thursday and Friday, June 29-30.

Gatesville senior right-hander Colton Robello has been selected to play in the Central Texas Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game. The contest will be played at 7 p.m.

The Gatesville ISD athletic department has set dates for summer sports camps. Camp registration forms are requested to be turned in be by Wednesday.

Cameron Hudson, an eighth grade student at Gatesville Junior High, finished his middle school golf career recently with a pair of medal-winning performances

Cameron Hudson, an eighth grade student at Gatesville Junior High, finished his middle school golf career recently with a pair of medal-winning performances

Three Gatesville seniors— Jessica Ortiz, Josh Carroll and Alex Mata—have confirmed their decisions on their athletic and academic futures.

Local athletes win nine state medals

By GALEN WELLNICKI

The traditional supper hour -- 6:20 to be exact -- was not the ideal time for physical exertion on Saturday in the “Live Music Capital of the Word.”

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