News

Magician and performer David Hagerman entertained students at Gatesville Junior High School recently.

A grand total of 410,365 pounds was collected during the 2017 Food for Families Drive in Gatesville.

Gatesville High School experienced an onslaught of attention after rumors began circulating on Monday, Dec. 11, following a vague message written in chalk in a school restroom.

For Coryell County Sheriff Scott Williams and his deputies, the military is something that stands especially close to the department’s heart.

The filing period has officially ended for the March 6, 2018, primary election and the period has concluded with a total of 18 county candidates and 8 district candidates.

Hillside Medical Lodge walked away with the prize during Saturday’s Christmas parade. The float won first place in Division IV, as well as the overall sweepstakes title.

Two highly-qualified county deputies recently resigned and left their jobs at the Coryell County sheriff’s office because of the low-paying salaries they received for serving the county.

Despite a recent article in the Dec. 6, 2017, edition of the Killeen Daily Herald, the death of a Coryell County inmate has not been ruled a homicide.

The much-anticipated yearly Christmas parade in Gatesville is scheduled for this morning.

The festivities will commence on Saturday, Dec. 9 (today) at 10 a.m.

Texas-based author Carolyn Osborn found her stride as a child by following the loving heart of her step mother whom she called, “Mother.”

Sports

The Hornets’ shots are starting to fall. Gatesville beat the West Trojans on Tuesday night at West with three players scoring in double figures led by Tyler Lewis with 20 points.

The unbeaten Borden County Coyotes utilize their speed and like to apply pressure from the first snap to the last snap.

Gatesville dropped its District 17-4A opener to the China Spring Cougars Tuesday.

Andy Sarmiento didn’t want to hear about getting to the state finals for the second year in a row.

Will Carroll drives by Maypearl’s Jake Wiggins in the Glen Rose Tournament. Maypearl held off the Hornets to push its record to 9-0 with the victory.

Gatesville High will open defense of their District 17-4A basketball title Tuesday night, as the Hornets hit the road to China Spring in the district opener for both teams.

Waco High defeated the Gatesville Hornets girls’ basketball team Tuesday on two late free throws in a non-district game at Waco High School.

His nickname is simply B. Hill. Several times Tuesday night, the Gatesville Hornets went to senior Brandon Hill.

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