Estimated construction costs exceeded $150,000 in September, based on building permits issued by the City of Gatesville.

A disturbance Friday night at a business in the 2800 block of South Highway 36 resulted in the arrest of two persons.

More than 17 years after the death of her husband, Margaret Litchfield was convicted in Coryell County’s 52nd Judicial District Court Friday for his murder.

Kindergartner Taylor Webb, far right, appeared a bit reluctant to approach the animals during Western Day at Gatesville Primary School.

A 44-year-old illegal immigrant was arrested Sunday night after allegedly pointing a weapon at a Gatesville police officer.

About 1,800 customers of Coryell City Water Supply District are having to boil water due to low chlorine levels. The boil water order began Oct.

Money—or the lack thereof—may be the biggest obstacle when it comes to addressing the log jam problem on the Leon River.

The Coryell County District Attorney’s office filed 12 cases by information during the month of September.

Testimony was continuing Thursday afternoon in the murder trial of Margaret Litchfield, who is accused of shooting her husband to death more than 17 years ago. Litchfield went on trial Oct.


At 5-1, the Oglesby Tigers are riding high and anxious to begin district play where they will compete for a spot in the Class 1A, Division 2 playoffs.

Gatesville’s junior high cross country team participated in the District 17-4A meet at Connally last Wednesday, earning a team championship as well as two second place team finishes.

Gatesville’s four-game win streak came to an end on Friday in a double overtime, fight-to-the-finish brawl against the Burnet Bulldogs.

The Gatesville Hornets improved their season record to 28-9 by sweeping the Lady Pirates, 3-0 (25-11, 25-14, 25-9), Tuesday at LaVega High School.

The De Leon Lady Cats visited Evant Tuesday for a District 8-2A match and defeated the Lady Elks, 3-0.

Gatesville High School girls’ varsity cross country team earned a championship in Tuesday’s District 17-4A meet by placing five runners among the top 10 finishers.

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