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Whatever happened to…. 20 YEARS AGO (2002) — Don Skiles was elected president of the newly formed Gatesville Economic Development Corporation. Skiles had spearheaded the effort for the …

Dear Frankie, I always thought humans were overly dramatic when they said they were "overwhelmed." That is until it happened to me. Several weeks ago, my mom went grocery shopping. Usually, she …

Book Info: The Elephant Girl by James Patterson and Ellen Banda-Aaku © 2022, Little, Brown Young Readers, $16.99, 272 pages Her feet were the size of hubcaps; her ears, as big as your …

The descendants of Eli Michael "Yack" and Sarah Roberta "Bertie" Purvis Hampton will hold their 76th family reunion at the historic Pearl Community Center also known as “the schoolhouse" to many …

So far this summer, you've read at least a dozen murder mysteries. You love a good whodunit more than anything, and that's great: summertime is when you'll find tons of detective novels and …

Just like any kind of fishing, patterning catfish in the summer is required. That means trying different depths, locations and baits to coax a bite.   In the summer, catfish are generally …

TWENTY YEARS AGO (2002) Gatesville Junior High School Principal Bobby Cole was named the “Outstanding Principal of the Year” for the Region 12 Education Service Center. The new $765,000 …

The next Pearl Bluegrass event will take place on Saturday, July 2, at the Pearl Community Center. If any bands would like to play under the pavilion or on the stage, they can call Ronald Medart at …

You have a lot on your plate. What, with the kids and school, getting back to normal, pent-up socializing, paying bills and yikes, those food prices! You're wondering if maybe it's time for that …

Dear Frankie, How would humans like it if hairdressers washed their hair with dog shampoo? They wouldn't. Neither do dogs like it when groomers wash them with human lavender shampoo and spray them …

DEAR FRANKIE Unrequited love BY GENEVA WOODRUFF Dear Frankie, Harriet is a cocker spaniel and my best friend. We have been meeting up every day at the park for years. On the days I arrive …

Mother's Day books that will give Mom some great reads BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER A tiny fistful of flowers is sweet. A package wrapped with an entire roll of tape comes from the heart, you …

The Gatesville Independent School District will have summer sports camps to help teach fundamentals and techniques, learn Hornet schemes and terminology and have fun with friends and future …

Centex Crime Stoppers will be presenting the 5K/10K Donut Dash on Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. This chip-timed race will start and finish at the Gatesville City Pool located at 300 …

A Gatesville Summer Music Camp will be held from June 27-30 (Monday-Thursday) from noon to 4:30 p.m. The camp is open to students who have finished kindergarten through eighth grade. The cost will be …

The Gatesville Chamber of Commerce recently announced plans for the Gatesville Shivaree Color Run which will be held on Saturday, June 4, at 8 a.m. Participants can run/walk through Gatesville …

And that's okay; a little horsing around never hurt anyone and times with friends are the best. You can chatter like monkeys, laugh like hyenas, get a little squirrely, and memories are made like …

FROM MY FRONT PORCH Who can understand the real reason we bite our lip or stub our toe? SAM HOUSTON Sam Houston is the publisher of the Hood County News. He is also an actor, author, …

DEAR FRANKIE I get no respect   GENEVA WOODRUFF Frankie is a rescue dog and emotional support animal for Geneva Woodruff. Woodruff is a retired educator. Dear Frankie, I am a …

An introduction to geocaching class will be held at Mother Neff State Park on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The class, instructed by Ron Willis, will be free. There will be a park …

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