Photo by Mark Goodson

Lining up putt

Caleb Washburn gets a line on a putt during the district tournament for the Hornets at Waco’s Cottonwood Golf Course. It’ll be a busy week for the Hornets in their bid for spots at state. The state tournament for Class 4A is slated for the Plum Creek Golf Course in Kyle. The girls state is May 13-14 and the boys is May 20-21.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Last home game

The Hornets congregate after their 18-0 victory over Waco Connally Tuesday at Gatesville. The Hornets have clinched a playoff berth and will play either Venus or Alvarado in the bi-district round next week.

News

ONEY TRAVIS COX

A 39-year-old Coryell County man was arrested early Sunday afternoon after he attempted to fl ee on foot from law enforcement offi cers who had surrounded the suspect in a rural area near Pearl.

Gatesville will observe Earth Day Tuesday, April 23, with a full day of educational efforts for the nine classes of Gatesville fi fth grade students.

A trial date of July 13, 2020, has been set for the lawsuit filed by the parents of a Gatesville woman who died while in custody of the Coryell County Jail in October of 2017.

Photo by Ryan Coggins

Representatives from the Coryell County Crime Victims Office, along with Winston, the district attorney’s office therapy dog (pictured above), recently paid a special visit to Coryell Health’s reha

DAMIAN WHITE

After the promotion and transfer of long-time school resource offi cer Bobby Hodges, the Gatesville Independent School District (GISD) and the Gatesville Police Department (GPD) have recently appoi

The Gatesville Post Offi ce recognized 16 rural and city carriers who have logged a total of almost two centuries of service without a traffic accident while on their daily routes.

The Gatesville City Council completed the final item last Tuesday night to close out the Community Development Block Grant that funded the solar array at the city’s Leon Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The photo above shows an aerial view of the new solar array project at the Leon Wastewater Treatment Plant in Gatesville.

Good Friday is a Christian holiday that is celebrated every year on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday.

The City of Gatesville and the city council were presented awards of appreciation from the Ft. Hood Mobilization Brigade at North Fort Hood.

Sports

Photo by Mark Goodson

Lining up putt

Caleb Washburn gets a line on a putt during the district tournament for the Hornets at Waco’s Cottonwood Golf Course. It’ll be a busy week for the Hornets in their bid for spots at state. The state tournament for Class 4A is slated for the Plum Creek Golf Course in Kyle. The girls state is May 13-14 and the boys is May 20-21.

Both the Gatesville boys and girls will send golfers to Huntsville this week.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Last home game

The Hornets congregate after their 18-0 victory over Waco Connally Tuesday at Gatesville. The Hornets have clinched a playoff berth and will play either Venus or Alvarado in the bi-district round next week.

The Hornets won their 13th game of the season Tuesday with an 18-0 shutout over the Waco Connally Cadets at Gatesville.

Gatesville High accumulated 69 points to emerge as the runner-up at Wednesday's District 17-4A/18-4A area meet in Midlothian.

The Evant girls closed with a win in the 4x400 relay to secure the District 17A-18A area meet with 116 points in Blanket.

The Elks secured the title with a seven-point win over May.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Josie Boyd scores a run against La Vega last week. The Hornets scored eight runs in the ninth inning Friday night to down the China Spring Cougars. China Spring dropped from a three-way tie for first to third place in a span of two straight losses.

Softball team on a roll

Messenger Sports Editor

China Spring bashed out 13 hits led by Pitts with a 4-for-4 night to down the Gatesville Hornets, 15-0, Friday night in District 18-4A baseball action.

Photo by Mark Goodson

Jalun Taylor (left) and Tasha Thoms will try to advance past the area round in the hurdles. Taylor is a senior and Thoms is a freshman.

Hornet hurdlers

The Hornets will have an extra hurdler for the area meet at Midlothian Heritage.

Gatesville girls won the District 18-4A track and fi eld championship and will send eight girls in 15 events for the area meet at Midlothian Heritage April 17 Gatesville qualifi ers: Katrina Thoms

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