In August, Gatesville City Councilman Randy Hitt was threatened with arrest after trying to ask a question at a recent meeting.

Now, Hitt says he has proof he did nothing wrong.

That’s a live alligator moving towards a representative of Gator Rescue.


Gatesville native Bob Brown is making waves in the world of political satire.

Well over $100,000 worth of stolen property has been recovered and more could still be coming, according to a spokesman for the Coryell County Sheriff’s Office.

In a world full of coincidences, Gatesville can count itself as home to one of the biggest.

The 17th Annual Spurfest and the 31st Annual Leon River Car Show are being held today (Saturday) in Gatesville.


A sting operation initiated by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Offi ce resulted in a high-speed pursuit Friday that ended in a crash just outside the Gatesville City Limits.

Gatesville’s Bill Herridge was honored to play the highland bagpipe for oe of the largest and oldest Scottish clans.

When Bill Herridge took up learning to play the highland bagpipe nearly 40 years ago, he had no idea that the effort would lead to the trip of a lifetime and a special request for his musical servi

Martha Deeringer is shown with her latest novel, “Elephant Dreams,” which was released this week.


Gatesville took care of business Friday night.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Jalun Taylor drags down Trojan runner Jordan Perkins in the fi rst quarter Friday night in the Hornets’ 49-20 non-district victory at McKamie Stadium.

Gatesville High shook off the lingering effects of a loss earlier in the week to down La Vega 3-0 Friday night.

The Gatesville boys placed first in their own Bill Bradley Invitational cross-country meet Thursday on the GHS course.

Gatesville’s volleyball team is still trying to cut out the mistakes.

It’s been a recurring theme for the Hornets this year although they have posted a 17-11 overall record.

Evant is off and running this season.

The Elks, who advanced their 4x400 relay to the state track and field meet last season, have those four key players back for the football season.

After losing their previous two non-district starts, Gatesville rebounded to win its District 17-4A volleyball opener Friday night, besting traditionally tough China Spring, 3-2, on the Hornets’ co

Photo by Amber Colson

Safety Anthony Costas and assistant coach Eric Herbelin jump with joy during upset of Cameron. It was the fi rst time the Hornets have defeated the Yoemen since 2009.

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