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On the attack - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Gatesville senior Yazmin Robledo, left, and junior Gracie Lee, middle, move into position as junior Madison Carpenter, right, prepares to set for a spike attempt in the Hornets’ win over the Groesbeck Lady Goats on Tuesday night at Gatesville High School.
She said ‘Yes!’ - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Evan Pardo, of Jonesboro, pictured on one knee, pulled off a surprise marriage proposal recently at the Gatesville Municipal Airport with help from his and his now-fiance Ashley Borth’s families. A corporate pilot who flies out of Chicago, Pardo picked ...
G’ville competes in final scrimmage - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
The Gatesville Hornets had their final tune-up of the 2015 football season on Friday at Waco ISD Stadium, as they competed in a scrimmage against Waco High. Offensively, Gatesville was able to move the ball well, and the front seven of the defense ...
Hornets finish fourth in home tourney - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
The Gatesville Hornets hosted the Gatesville Invitational volleyball tournament over the weekend, and the Black and Gold were able to reach the semifinals after going 3-0 in Thursday’s action. But Saturday did not go as well for Gatesville, as ...
Massive turnout - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
It seemed like every parent and student wanted to see the new Gatesville Elementary School during “Meet the Teacher” Sunday evening. Just maneuvering down the hallways to the classrooms was a chore. School started on schedule Monday for the ...
Adult softball league champions - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Members of the team are, bottom row, left to right, Christin Campos, Michelle Holden, McKenzie Newman, Katrina Acker and Kayla Chumley. Top row, left to right, Shayden Stewart, Jessica Smart, Amy Green, Natasha Dahl and Tawyla Bomar.
GISD budget, tax rate are on Thurs. agenda - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
A special meeting is scheduled Thursday for the Gatesville Independent School District Board of Trustees to consider a budget and tax rate for the coming fi scal year. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. and, like all school board meetings, is open to the ...
G’ville spikers tripped up by Belton - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
On Tuesday night at Gatesville High School, the volleyball match between the Hornets and the Conference 6A Belton Lady Tigers was intense, and it possessed the atmosphere of a match taking place in November rather than August. Gatesville jumped out to a 2 ...
Eagles compete in three-way scrimmage - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
With high expectations heading into the season, Jonesboro head football coach Eddie Gallegos did not mess around when scheduling his scrimmages for 2015. On Friday, the Eagles hit the road for a three-way scrimmage in Gordon against the Conference 1A ...
What could be better than this? - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
A hot dog, chips and a soft drink makes for a great meal for 6-year-old Kylee Byrd. She carefully selects a chip from her plate at the benefi t held Saturday at the Turnersville Community Center. Proceeds will help Rita Jones Hoggett, who is battling cancer.
Street returns as asst. principal - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
The opportunity to become assistant principal at Gatesville High School was “almost too good to be true” for Kristi Street. A native of Gatesville, Street started her education career at GHS and 20 years later is returning as an assistant principal.
Hornets eye consistency after fi rst scrimmage against McGregor - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
The Gatesville Hornets’ football team fi nally got to hit someone else on Saturday morning, as they hosted the McGregor Bulldogs in a scrimmage. The scrimmage began with McGregor’s fi rst-team offense facing Gatesville’s fi rst-team defense for 15 ...
Wetzel tabbed THSCA president-elect - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
David Wetzel, who was born in Gatesville to parents Grayson and Charlotte Wetzel, was recently voted as the presidentelect of the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA). Wetzel spent time in Gatesville as a youth while his father served as a coach ...
New constable takes office - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Teddy Brock was given the oath of offi ce Tuesday to become the new Precinct 4 constable. Coryell County Judge John Firth administered the oath to Brock, and the new constable offi cially took offi ce at one second past 12 midnight that same night.
Blanchard sentenced to prison - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
A Gatesville man was sentenced Aug. 7 to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to two drug charges. Marshall Shane Blanchard, 43, entered a guilty plea on two charges of possession of a controlled substance of more than 1 gram and less than 3 grams with ...