The Eyes of Texas are upon them

Photo courtesy of Becky Coward

The Eyes of Texas are upon them

Coryell County 4-H Senior Livestock Judging Team posted two huge wins this week at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas and at the Heart of Texas Fair in Waco. Pictured left to right are: Kyle Coward, Kinsey Gardner, Costin Allison, Jenna Coward and Coryell County Extension 4-H Agent Becky Coward

News

Missing King man found dead Thursday

STEVEN WITT

Remains presumed to be those of Steven Witt, 57, of King, were found in a field Thursday, approximately 400 yards from where Witt’s truck had been found abandoned late last month.

Longtime doctor, civic leader dies in car crash

DR. TOMMY DAVIDSON

Longtime Gatesville chiropractor and civic leader Dr. Tommy Davidson, 63, was killed Friday in a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 6, near Valley Mills.

Turnersville Buffalo Stampede draws crowd

Photo by Kate Edwards

Cooler temperatures brought out many visitors to the Turnersville Buffalo Stampede on Saturday.

Cards and donations accepted for Larry

LARRY KENNEDY

The former longtime news editor and assistant publisher of The Gatesville Messenger, Larry Kennedy, has recently received a new diagnosis of cancer in his lung.

Sign-up continues for businesses and organizations to participate in the annual Halloween Boozaar. This year’s event is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in downtown Gatesville.

Q:When did early electionvoting fi rst begin?

Gatesville Independent School District administrators are intensifying their efforts to garner taxpayer support for a nearly $20 million project to renovate and expand the high school by showing st

The Eyes of Texas are upon them

Photo courtesy of Becky Coward

The Eyes of Texas are upon them

Coryell County 4-H Senior Livestock Judging Team posted two huge wins this week at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas and at the Heart of Texas Fair in Waco. Pictured left to right are: Kyle Coward, Kinsey Gardner, Costin Allison, Jenna Coward and Coryell County Extension 4-H Agent Becky Coward

Coryell County 4-H Senior Livestock Judging Team posted two huge wins this week.

STEVEN WITT

STEVEN WITT

The Coryell County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the possible disappearance of Coryell County resident, Steven Witt, age

Although Columbus Day is no longer a mandated state or federal holiday in Texas, many businesses and governmental offices will observe Monday, Oct. 14, in celebration of Columbus Day.

Sports

Leakey junior bolts past Elks

The Leakey Eagles defeated the Evant Elks, 66-20, Friday night at Evant.

Brownwood shuts down Hornets

Logan Edwards

There is defense and then there is Brownwood defense.

Gatesville 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Brownwood 14 7 21 7 -- 49

Hornet serve

Photo by Mark Goodson

Hornet serve

Sydney Gilbreath tosses the ball for a serve during Tuesday’s battle with Waco Connally. The Lady Hornets make the turn in District 18-4A play this week. They closed the fi rst half of district with Robinson on Friday. The second half starts with Lorena on Tuesday at Gatesville High School.

The Gatesville Lady Hornets are riding some momentum at the turn in the District 18-4A volleyball race. They battled Robinson Friday in their 39th match of the season.

Macias on the run

Photo by Mark Goodson

Macias on the run

Luis Macias has been the most consistent runner this season for the Hornets. Macias ran a 17:17 over the 3-mile course at the Hamilton meet. The Hornets hold the district meet Monday at Gatesville.

The Gatesville cross country teams expect a battle for the District 18-4A title Monday when the teams try to keep up their pace that has led to a solid season.

Collision with eight

Photo by Mark Goodson

Collision with eight

Jonesboro’s Ian Shoaf steps into the end zone after a shoulder-to-shoulder collision knocked an Aquilla Cougars’ helmet off. Shoaf scored three touchdowns in the game that was called early in the third quarter because of the 45-point mercy rule. The Eagles are ranked No. 22 in the six-man rankings. Evant is No. 38.

The Gatesville Parks and Recreation kicked off its football season for flag football Saturday. Following are results from the fi rst week.

Jonesboro tackles Aquilla, 50-0

Photo by Mark Goodson

Hot on the trail

Sean Hernandez applies pressure for the Jonesboro Eagles in their victory over Aquilla Friday night at Jonesboro. Jonesboro came through big with a physical outing against the visiting Cougars.

Jonesboro played one of its best games of the year Friday night in a 50-0 blowout win over the Aquilla Cougars at Pruitt Field in a game shortened by the mercy rule.

Glen Rose knocks off Hornets, 45-6

The Gatesville Hornets and the Glen Rose Tigers went into last weekend both winless on the season.

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