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FROM MY FRONT PORCH The signs are everywhere that Christmas is around the corner SAM HOUSTON Sam Houston is the publisher of the Hood County News. He is also an actor, author, playwright, …

The Gatesville Country Music Hall of Fame Stage Show will host its Christmas Special on Friday, Dec. 16, from 7 until 9 p.m. The program will be a gospel show in addition to having Christmas music …

The Gatesville Public Library will be presenting “Milk and Cookies with Santa” on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. Children will be able to enjoy milk and cookies while listening to a story read by …

FROM MY FRONT PORCH   It’s best to obey the law and not be a rule breaker   SAM HOUSTON Sam Houston is the publisher of the Hood County News. He is also an actor, author, …

BOOK REVIEW You couldn't hide, even if you wanted to. There'd be nowhere to go – and besides, everyone knows who you are. Your entire life has been catalogued, from the moment you were born …

FROM MY FRONT PORCH   The election is over, and now the time for governing begins   SAM HOUSTON Sam Houston is the publisher of the Hood County News. He is also an actor, author, …

The Texas Station Event Center will hold a dancehall honky-tonk music event on Saturday, Nov. 26. The Don Crum Band will be performing, set to start at 7 p.m. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Pre-sale …

Melanie Diserens, the English resource teacher and campus ESL (English as a second language) coordinator at the Gatesville High School campus was recently awarded a $3,400 grant from the Dollar …

FROM MY FRONT PORCH   A demonstration of leadership as great as Texas   SAM HOUSTON Sam Houston is the publisher of the Hood County News. He is also an actor, author, playwright, …

The next meeting of the Central Texas Travel Club will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Johnny’s Steaks and Bar-Be-Que in Salado, beginning at 11 a.m.They will be discussing trips, including a trip …

EDITOR’S NOTE: The story of Cathryn Howard Coffman is told by her great-great-grandson Gerry Gieger. Gerry is a member of The Sons of the Republic of Texas and serves as President of the …

Mother Neff State Park will have their annual Fall Fest on Saturday, Nov. 12. The festival will be held at Mother Neff State Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors are asked to make sure to …

FROM MY FRONT PORCH   Turning something bad into something good, with a simple twist of words   SAM HOUSTON Sam Houston is the publisher of the Hood County News. He is also an actor, …

Not everybody has to like you. That's a lesson you learned the hard way, probably in grade school. Try as you might, you were going to have enemies and detractors along the way and there wasn't …

BOOK REVIEW ‘Skirts’ shows history of the passion for fashion BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER A lady always sits with her knees together, ankles discreetly crossed. A hundred years ago, …

The Presbyterian Church of Gatesville will be hosting a Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6-8 p.m.There will be food, a bounce house for the kids and a dunk tank. Local ministers will be …

Hillside Medical Lodge will host their annual Trunk-or-Treat on Thursday, Oct. 27. The Trunk-or-Treat will begin at 6 p.m. and will continue until all the candy is gone. There will be trunks set up …

Gatesville Primary School will host a Fall Family Night on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 5:30 p.m. through 7 p.m. Fall Family Night will be held on the playground of the school. This will be an evening of …

BOOK REVIEW Grieving? Reach out but don’t expect a road map TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER It's your loss. How many times have you heard that, or blithely and dismissively said it, as if it's not …

The Gatesville Fitness Center will host Halloween Hustle on Saturday, Oct. 22. There will be a 5K fun run as well as a costume contest. The first 50 participants to register are guaranteed a medal. …

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