After earlier balking at paying a bill to subsidize the salaries of the 10th Court of Appeals justices, Coryell County commissioners voted Monday to pay up. It was not the first time commissioners have questioned the need to participate in the program, which carries a $1,938 price tag.
The City of Gatesville has recently become more proactive in cleaning up the city. An ordinance was passed by the city council, putting more “teeth” into the city’s ability to force landowners to clean up property and repair or demolish dilapidated buildings.
For the first time since 2012, the Gatesville Hornets have won the Gatesville Invitational Volleyball Tournament, sweeping through the two-day event with a spotless 5-0 showing. The tournament concluded Saturday evening when the Hornets soundly defeated the Lady Eagles of Rogers. The Hornets continued the exceptional play they demonstrated throughout the tourney, overwhelming the Lady Eagles in straight sets, 25-18, 25-15.
Gatesville senior Madison Carpenter, right, serves to Llano during the Gatesville Invitational Tournament. Corie Tunnell, played a key role in the Hornet defense throughout the tournament, in which the Hornets captured the tournament title.