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Disaster drill held - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Coryell Memorial Hospital, along with the Gatesville Police Department, Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department and the Gatesville Independent School District participated in a disaster drill Tuesday. The drill was a project of the Central Texas Regional ...
Bluebonnets make annual appearance - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
With the abundance of rain in recent weeks, bluebonnets were already blooming in Coryell County before the first day of spring last Friday. Oak Grove Cemetery in Gatesville is among the local sites where a large field of bluebonnets can be seen.
Teacher of the Month - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
The Gatesville Lions Club last week honored LeighAnn Goodwin, center, as their “Teacher of the Month” for February. Elementary Principal Pam Bone, left, and club fi rst vice president Richard Shook are shown making the presentation.
Powerlifters 3rd at state - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Gatesville flirted with a state championship last weekend in Corpus Christ, but in the end had to settle for third place and a bronze medal. But, that very lofty finish was much higher than a lot of folks had ever imagined when the season unfolded just ...
Fire destroys unit, contents; disrupts traffic - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
A fire Monday afternoon destroyed a building and its contents, and also disrupted traffic on Main Street and classes at Gatesville High School. Just before 1 p.m., a fire was reported at a metal building, located on the south side of the 2500 block of ...
Nolte is lone Hornet first-teamer - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Following a 20-win season, four members of the Gatesville High School girls’ basketball team were honored on the District 17-4A all-district team. Freshman Rebekah Nolte was a first team selection for the Hornets. Named to the second team were ...
Fatality recorded in accident - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
A two-vehicle crash about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday just east of South Mountain claimed the life of Justin Lusk, 32, of Turnersville. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Nicole Gill reported Lusk was eastbound on Highway 84 when his Chevrolet pickup ...
Patiently waiting - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Gatesville shortstop Kenzie Winkler waits patiently on a pitch from the China Spring hurler during Tuesday night’s District 17-4A opener at Gatesville. The Hornets used a big six-run sixth inning to run-rule the Lady Cougars and improve their overall ...
La Vega boys shock Hornets, 2-1 - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
The La Vega Pirates broke a 1-1 tie with 11 minutes to go in the game Tuesday night and held off the Gatesville Hornets in a District 17-4A upset. The loss snapped a 13-game winning streak for coach Van Collins and his Hornets and at least ...
Judge’s order prevents cancellation of men’s shares - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
A temporary restraining order was approved, in part, Tuesday that will prevent the Central Texas Cattlemen’s Association (CTCA) from canceling the shares of fi ve of its members until the case is settled. Senior District Judge F.B. (Bob) McGregor ...
A Carson & Barnes elephant - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
A Carson & Barnes elephant seems to immensely enjoy the bath it received last Friday from the Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department prior to the start of the circus visit to Gatesville. The public was invited to the wash-down that took place prior to the ...
Playin’ in the dirt - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Gatesville Hornet third baseman Chesney Smith goes to the ground to snag a shot down the line during Saturday morning’s game against the Salado Lady Eagles. Salado captured a 10-4 win over the Hornets in the Hornet tournament
Send off Thursday morning - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
A special “8 to State” send off for the girls’ powerlifting team will be held at 8:15 a.m. Thursday. Classes will gather in front of the high school and down South Lovers Lane to give the team a send off.
Joyce Mensch - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Joyce Marie VanDyke Mensch, age 87, of Gatesville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. today (Saturday), March 7, 2015, at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ric ...
Samuel Duffie Riddle - The Batesuille Messenger&Star-Forum
Samuel Duffi e Riddle, age 80, of Flat, passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015, in Gatesville. Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Scott’s Funeral Home. Duffie was born on July 30, 1934, in Gatesville to the late ...