GATESVILLE — Coryell County this week joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Cooperative Extension System.

The Smith-Lever Act of 1914 created the system to expand the vocational, agricultural and home demonstration programs in rural America through the nation’s land-grant colleges.

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