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.

The Coryell County Youth Fair kicks off today, (Wednesday) Jan. 10, with the annual horse show planned for 10 a.m. at the arena adjacent to the Gatesville Civic Center.

Sysco Food Services was awarded a bid to act as the Coryell County Jail’s food services vendor at the recent county commissioners meeting.

DPS Trooper Jackie Ford, of Gatesville, was arrested Thursday, Jan. 4, for continuous violence against the family.


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.


The Jonesboro Eagles dominated on defense and secured a 63-28 victory over the Bartlett Lassies Tuesday to move to 2-0 in District 25-1A play.

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.

Gatesville had a sluggish start against Hillsboro Friday night, but coach Chris Carroll said it was good to see the team respond to some adversity and protect the home court.

Wyatt Young of Jonesboro earned the Defensive MVP on the all-state Class 1A, Division I football team.

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