News

Emma Lasater radiates sunshine.

An attractive new sign in front of Gateway Baptist Church is indicative of improvements being made to the facility.

Robert (Robby) Blanchard, a 1977 graduate of Gatesville High School, was recently named 2017 General Aviation Airport Manager of the Year by the Texas Department of Transportation-Aviation Departme

The top honor graduates have been announced for the 2017 graduating class at Oglesby High School.

Coryell County 4-H’ers brought a ‘county fair’ Saturday to residents of the Coryell Memorial Healthcare System.

Hearing scheduled Friday on motion to move trial

Chet Shelton, charged with capital murder in the death of a 2-year-old child, is due in court Friday for a change of venue hearing.

A man accused of assaulting a teenager with a baseball bat was among 22 people indicted during the April Coryell County grand jury session.

A new weight room at Gatesville High School and the new office building for the First National Bank of Evant headed the building permits in April.

Shayna Kay Slone was named valedictorian of the 2017 Evant High School graduating class, while Alondra Duron earned salutatorian honors.

Work began this week to remove the log jam at Mother Neff State Park.

Sports

Cameron Hudson, an eighth grade student at Gatesville Junior High, finished his middle school golf career recently with a pair of medal-winning performances

Cameron Hudson, an eighth grade student at Gatesville Junior High, finished his middle school golf career recently with a pair of medal-winning performances

Three Gatesville seniors— Jessica Ortiz, Josh Carroll and Alex Mata—have confirmed their decisions on their athletic and academic futures.

Local athletes win nine state medals

By GALEN WELLNICKI

The traditional supper hour -- 6:20 to be exact -- was not the ideal time for physical exertion on Saturday in the “Live Music Capital of the Word.”

Gatesville came close to qualifying for the Texas 7-on-7 state tournament in its first attempt of the season at the McLennan County qualifier on Saturday.

Work on new dressing rooms at the Gatesville High School softball/tennis complex is progressing.

Jonesboro, the Class 1A Division I state runner-up this past season, has announced its football schedules for the upcoming campaign.

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