News

A 55-year-old Oglesby woman died in a fiery crash March 15 on Highway 84 near the Coryell/McLennan county line.

The deceased was identified as Shelley Burkett.

Before the start of the Western Athletic Conference women’s semifinal games in Las Vegas, Gatesville’s Hanna Beerbower stepped to center court to sing the National Anthem.

After nearly a two-year wait, the historical marker for Lincolnville will finally have a home.

Jess McCabe summed it up pretty well.

“We’re just doing our part...How could you be a human being and not do your part?”

The historic 1904 Leon River bridge on Leon Street has been designated on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service.

The Texas A&M Forest Service recently awarded a grant to Jonesboro Volunteer Fire Department for a new water tender through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program.

Two Jonesboro cheerleaders stopped by The Gatesville Messenger office last week to peddle tickets for a drawing to raise money for summer camp.

Gatesville High School conducted a “Shattered Dreams” program on Thursday and Friday, a two-day event that explores the dangers and harsh realities of underage drinking and driving while intoxicate

A Coryell County grand jury recently returned at least 21 felony indictments, naming 17 individuals as defendants.

Quartermaster Seaman Joseph Speranzella, right, gives maneuvering board training to Operations Specialist Seaman Apprentice Stephanie Medina, a native of Gatesville, on the bridge aboard the amphib

Sports

The Gatesville girls track team finished second this past Friday in Waco La Vegas’ Charles Dixon Relays at Bellmead.

Gatesville sophomore Savannah Ford placed sixth in the 259-pound Class 4A weight classification at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association’s State Tournament on Friday at the Extraco

The Gatesville boys soccer team is headed to the playoffs.

After finishing its District 17-4A schedule with a 6-1 loss to front-running Lorena on Tuesday night at McKamie Stadium, the Gatesville girls soccer team is playing a waiting game on two fronts.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor assistant football coach Luke Howard, a 2007 graduate of Gatesville High School, was selected and participated in the 2017 American Football Coaches Association’s 3

Four Gatesville Hornet power lifters had a disappointing regional meet Saturday at Smithville, but all four will be back next year for another shot at the state meet.

Two Gatesville powerlifters will compete Friday in the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association state meet in Waco.

Errors at critical times led to two losses for the Gatesville Hornets over the weekend.

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