A Coryell County grand jury returned at least 17 true bills when it met last week. The list does not include those in which the defendant has not yet been arrested for their offense. Indictments made public were: —Damonte Jacque Patterson, 24, Copperas Cove, sexual assault, second degree felony.
After a record-setting 2014, construction in Gatesville got off to another good year in 2015. The City of Gatesville issued 16 permits in January with a combined total of $3,638,700 in estimated construction cost. The new medical clinic across the street from Coryell Memorial Hospital led the permits with a cost of $2 million. Construction is underway on the clinic that will include a dialysis treatment center. The clinic will allow patients to receive dialysis without going out of town.
Teams cannot afford an off night in the playoffs as the Oglesby Tigers learned Tuesday night. The Tigers had trouble fi nding the basket all night as they fell to the Abbott Panthers, 57-34, in the bi-district round played at Valley Mills.
Turnovers and missed free throws were more than the Jonesboro Eagles could overcome Tuesday night in Valley Mills. The Eagles, the second place team from District 25-1A, fell just short of the Gholson Wildcats in the bi-district game. Gholson built a big lead and then held on for dear life before eking out a 59-55 win.