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Oath of office to be administered Friday - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Several county offi cials will receive the oath of offi ce during a ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday in the 52nd Judicial District Courtroom on the second fl oor of the Coryell County Courthouse.
Waldene Franklin Franks - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Waldene Franklin Franks, 93, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2014, in Waco, Texas. Graveside services were at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 30, 2014, at the Gatesville City Cemetery with Jerry Derrick offi ciating. Waldene was born August 22 ...
Alma Dean Parker Ray - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Alma Dean Parker Ray, age 90, of Evant, passed away Friday, December 19, 2014. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 22, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Evant. Burial followed at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in Evant.
Ruth L. Mullins - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Ruth Laverne Gilchrest-Mullins, 88, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Services will be 10 a.m. today (Saturday), December 20, 2014, at OakCrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Amos Humphries offi ciating. Ruth was born in Gatesville, TX, and ...
Abraham Lincoln Barba - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Butch Barba, age 91, of Henderson, passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Graveside services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Restland Cemetery in Gatesville. Butch was born on February 12, 1923, in Merino, CO, to the late ...
Lenora Dene Smith - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Lenora Dene Smith, age 87, of Gatesville, passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014, in Gatesville. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Crosby officiating. Burial ...
James Leslie (J.L.) Pruett - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
James Leslie (J.L.) Pruett, 73, of Clifton, died Dec. 3, 2014, in Clifton. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today (Saturday), Dec. 6, 2014, in the Grand Old Gospel Lighthouse Church in Clifton with Sherry Pierce offi ciating. Burial will be in the ...
Fabian John Klecka Jr. - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Fabian John Klecka Jr., age 74, of Gatesville, Texas, died on January 4, 2015, in a local nursing home. He was born on March 10, 1940, to Fabian J. and Annie (Pachy) Klecka Sr. in Milam County, Texas. He proudly served in the Texas National Guard ...
Battle for position - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Gatesville senior forward Brianna Poe (12) jockeyed for position under the basket during the Hornets’ 66-52 win Friday at Salado, while fellow senior Jaiden Johnson looks on. The Hornets held a huge advantage on the boards and rallied from 10 down to ...
Jonesboro, Oglesby gridders snare spots on all-region team - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
The cream of the crop among Region 4 football players were honored this week with the announcement of the all-region team. Included among the selections were three Jonesboro players and two Oglesby players to fi rst team positions. Jonesboro also had ...
Leeota Wesley Jones - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Leeota Wesley Jones passed away peacefully on Monday, January 5, 2015, at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home in Temple, Texas. Wesley was born on Monday, December 1, 1919, to Noah Leeota and Hallye Mabel Crosby Jones, in Lanham, Texas.
Katherine Jones Melton - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Katherine “Kathie” Denice Jones Melton went to be with our heavenly Lord, on December 15, 2014. Kathie was born on September 16, 1951, to John William Jones and Lavetta Jones. Kathie married her high school sweetheart, Charles Melton, on ...
Raymond Bruce Stewart - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Funeral services with full military honors for Raymond Bruce Stewart, 84, of Copperas Cove were held at 10 am Monday, January 5, 2015, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Tim Crosby, of Trinity Baptist Church of Gatesville officiated.
Tradition continues - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Several years ago, Kalinda Westbrook and Michelle Martin began helping their children make gingerbread houses for the holidays. The tradition quickly expanded to an annual event and includes dozens of children and their parents. Samantha and Jackie ...
Road project draws criticism from residents - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
When the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) started a widening project on FM 183, it seemed like a great idea. But the process, started about nine months ago, has not gone smoothly and the roadway is anything but smooth. However, TxDOT offi ...