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Piece of Gatesville history finds a corner in new high school

THE OILD SCHOOL: The Gatesville school building was built in 1914 at a cost of $20,745 from a design drawn by architect Charles Page. COURTESY PHOTO

Piece of Gatesville history finds a corner in new high school

PIECE OF HISTORY: The cornerstone from the old school is now on display inside the recently renovated Gatesville High School DAVID SCOTT | THEW GATESVILLE MESSENGER

Piece of Gatesville history finds a corner in new high school

Tucked away in a warehouse sat a piece of Gatesville history: the cornerstone of the original school built in 1914.

Radio tower lights go dark

OLD LIGHTS: This light, which used lightbulbs, sat atop the original 290-foot tower. KRISTEN MERIWETHER | THE GATESVILLE MESSENGER

Radio tower lights go dark

Warning lights for the Coryell County Radio tower have completely failed leading the county to use emergency funds to pay for the repair.

Federal funds may help build county center

BUILDING LOT: The new county center will be built on this open lot on the corner of East Leon Street and South Fifth Street . KRISTEN MERIWETHER | THE GATESVILLE MESSENGER

Federal funds may help build county center

At the corner of East Leon Street and South Fifth Street sits an expansive vacant lot. A set of stairs and a cracked driveway are all that remain of the former Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber store that used to sit on the property.

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