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Fiddlin’ the night away

The Gatesville City Auditorium was filled with the sounds of country fiddle playing at last Saturday’s Old Fiddlers Contest. Entertainer Royce Montgomery (left) joined Wes Westmoreland (center), a fi ddler from Temple, and other musicians onstage. The Grand Champion Fiddler award went to Carl Hopkins from Porter.

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Coryell County Commissioners held a special evening session Thursday, Sept.

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Fiddlin’ the night away

The Gatesville City Auditorium was filled with the sounds of country fiddle playing at last Saturday’s Old Fiddlers Contest. Entertainer Royce Montgomery (left) joined Wes Westmoreland (center), a fi ddler from Temple, and other musicians onstage. The Grand Champion Fiddler award went to Carl Hopkins from Porter.

The Gatesville City Auditorium was filled with the sounds of country fiddle playing at last Saturday’s Old Fiddlers Contest.

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First Lieutenant Chian Crawford of the 4-393 Training Support Battalion (Medical), 1st Army Division West (left) and Gatesville Primary Principal Mashara Streater, plan Adopt-a-School activities fo

Under a pilot program for the school district that began Monday, Sept. 9, all Gatesville Junior High School students are invited to a daily free sack meal after the last bell.

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Thursday begins with a beautiful sunrise as morning dawns over the Prayer Garden on Levita Road in Gatesville.

 

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Gatesville Junior High School students line up to receive a late afternoon take-home snack as part of the Evening Meal Program pilot.

 

Gatesville City Council members approved a slight increase for trash collection prices and continued efforts toward an approved tax rate and budget for Fiscal Year 2020, Tuesday evening.

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...shooting took place Aug. 31, this time in Odessa where a good portion of my family resides—a son and his family, my mother and two sisters.

TWENTY YEARS AGO --1999

The Texas Legislature recently passed into affect HB852.

Sports

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. (In right photos, Katrina Thoms battles for position, Thoms was third overall with a time of 12:47.2 in the girls’ 2-mile race.

The Gatesville boys fi nished second in the 10-team field at the Bill Bradley Invitational.

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Steady runner

Hayden Mooney finished with eight carries for 46 yards and one touchdown Friday night in a 68-34 loss to Cameron Yoe. The Hornets are at home for the Big Sting this week against Waco Connally.

Gatesville coach Luke Howard is keeping his head up and stressing the positives despite another tough outing Friday night in Cameron.

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Oglesby battle

Ronaldo Gonzales hangs on to the ball for the Oglesby Tigers in Friday’s clash with the Covington Owls. Covington won the game, 57-12, at Oglesby. The game was called in the third quarter.

The Oglesby Tigers couldn’t match the big play ability of the Covington Owls Friday night.

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Edgar Morales

Evant’s spirits are high after winning its first two games in solid fashion. Everything is looking up for the defending District 15-1A champions with a speedy squad and veteran players back.

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Evant players close their practice on Wednesday with a leapfrog run drill. The Elks have won their first two games and headed into Friday’s matchup with Brookesmith.

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An Evant player leaps over a teammate in a conditioning drill to close Wednesday’s team workout.

 

Tommy Brashear has enjoyed keeping his ties with Gatesville.

The head football coach for Cameron Yoe said playing Gatesville is a barometer for the Cameron Yoe Yeoman.

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Hornet option run

Quarterback Wesley Brown goes for yards for the Hornets’ home opener against Waco Robinson. The Hornets gained 236 yards rushing for the game. Robinson outgained the Hornets, 504 to 267 in total yards.

The Hornets are finding out there is nothing easy about facing the schedule they inherited in 2019.

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