GATESVILLE — After an hour of heated acrimony, finger pointing and loud accusations between members of the Coryell County Economic Development Board and County Judge John Firth here last week, three of the five board members said they were ready to resign.
GATESVILLE — Coryell County officials have a love-hate relationship with federal funding.
MOODY — A logjam of dead trees and debris, building for more than a year, has choked the Leon River on the north side of a bridge on State Highway 236 near Mother Neff State Park.
GATESVILLE — Coryell County Sheriff Johnny Burks said he will seek help from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to investigate the explosion at a farm Sunday evening that left one man dead and two others injured.
ELM MOTT — The Spanish called this river Brazos de Dios — arms of God. The Christian community that farms more than a mile of the rich river bottom near here has adopted the name.
GATESVILLE — Fourteen inmates in the Coryell County jail accepted plea agreements in June in lieu of contesting charges in court, District Attorney Dusty Boyd announced Thursday.
GATESVILLE — Coryell County commissioners are about to post a “help wanted” sign to add employees to several county departments.
GATESVILLE — Four words changed everything.
GATESVILLE — Law enforcement officers in Central Texas have become more reliant on information technology and computer software in the fight against crime.
GATESVILLE — As Coryell County elected officials begin budget workshops next week, the costly burden of a recent mandate from the Texas Supreme Court looms large.
GATESVILLE — Coryell County Commissioners unanimously adopted resolutions Monday expressing concern about federal and state government control of water.
GATESVILLE — After losing one of its members in a dustup with the county over a “vote of no confidence,” the Coryell County Economic Development Board will try again Monday to persuade county commissioners to approve $60,000 over two years to develop a comprehensive economic development strategy.
GATESVILLE — The Gatesville High School Class of 2014, 190 strong, took their diplomas in front of a hometown crowd that filled McKamie Stadium on Friday.
GATESVILLE — Motorcyclists from across Texas will gather here today for the fourth annual Biker Bash at Faunt Le Roy Park.
GATESVILLE — To understand where Coryell County is going — culturally, politically, economically, socially — we might want to take a look back to where the county has been.
GATESVILLE — Mountain Water Supply Corp. issued a boil order for some customers in and around South Mountain, about 4 miles east of Gatesville, after a water main broke Monday morning.
MOODY — Central Texas hikers who want to start the summer by hitting the trail can head for Mother Neff State Park on Saturday for the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day.
GATESVILLE — Hallelujah! Rain!
GATESVILLE — Sam Golden, a retired business executive living in Pidcoke, resigned from the Coryell County Economic Development Board on Wednesday after county commissioners gave what he called a “vote of no confidence” to the board.
GATESVILLE — Sam Golden, a retired business executive living in Pidcoke, resigned from the Coryell County Economic Development Board Wednesday after county commissioners gave what he called a “vote of no confidence” to the board.
GATESVILLE – Coryell County voters added their choices in primary runoff elections Tuesday to decide candidates for both parties in the Nov. 4 general election.
GATESVILLE — Coryell County commissioners, with a 3-2 vote Tuesday, delayed action on a strategic economic development plan and irritated members of the Coryell County Economic Development Board in the process.
GATESVILLE — With a bit of a surge on the last day, 674 ballots were cast in Coryell County during the five days of early voting in the May 27 Democratic and Republican primary runoff election.
GATESVILLE — Those of us who live and work in rural Coryell County know the challenge of finding a reliable Internet connection.
COPPERAS COVE — About a dozen residents of Road District 1, which includes properties on Kenney and Nathan drives in Sun Set Estates north of Cove, met with Coryell County commissioners Monday and agreed on a tax rate of 20 cents per $100 valuation to pave their pothole-pocked roads.
GATESVILLE — Marty Smith, a charter member of the Coryell County Economic Development Board, resigned from the panel last week citing “time restraints.”
GATESVILLE — Early voting starts Monday for the May 27 Republican and Democratic primary runoff elections.
COPPERAS COVE — Residents of Road District 1, which includes properties on Kenney Drive and Nathan Drive in Sun Set Estates north of Cove, will meet with Coryell County commissioners Monday to discuss a strategy for paving the two roads.
GATESVILLE — Coryell County this week joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Cooperative Extension System.
GATESVILLE — Coryell County commissioners Monday approved an interlocal agreement with Copperas Cove to share more than $10,000 to aid law enforcement.
GATESVILLE — With construction of a newer, bigger Coryell County jail still years away, District Attorney Dusty Boyd is working to reduce the glut of inmates in the old jail by moving felony cases through the courts more quickly.
GATESVILLE — For four decades of weddings, funerals, ball games, graduations, booms, busts, triumphs, tragedies, war and peace, John Frank Post told this town’s story in 10-point type.
GATESVILLE — History buffs like me are suckers for historical markers. The sight of one of the black plaques on a Texas building or roadside will cause us to pause for a quick history lesson.
A group of about 40 landowners from Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties walked the native pastures of the Hannah Ranch and stood on the cool bank of Cowhouse Creek on Tuesday, watching, listening and learning how to manage their ranches for livestock and wildlife.
GATESVILLE — A group of about 40 landowners from Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties walked the native pastures of the Hannah Ranch and stood on the cool bank of Cowhouse Creek on Tuesday, watching, listening and learning how to manage their ranches for livestock and wildlife.
Mike Marshall of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service points toward the sound of a black-capped vireo during a Range and Wildlife Management Field Day at Hannah Ranch in Coryell County on Tuesday.
About 40 people from Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties took part in a Range and Wildlife Management Field Day on Tuesday in Coryell County.
GATESVILLE — The Guitarsmiths — Central Texas military veterans Jay Strite, Baxter Keller and Duane McGhghy — showed off five of their guitars in various stages of completion during what was to have been a fundraiser here Sunday to help defray the luthiers’ travel expenses to a May 29 Justice for Vets concert in Anaheim, Calif.
GATESVILLE — Preserving Coryell County’s history is a task shared by several organizations made up of volunteers who cherish their heritage.
The Cove Banner, a tabloid weekly, becomes Copperas Cove’s third newspaper.
COPPERAS COVE — The former publishers of one of Cove’s two newspapers launched a third newspaper — The Cove Banner.
COPPERAS COVE — The former publishers of one of Copperas Cove’s two newspapers have just launched a third.
GATESVILLE — Nothing gets the Coryell County commissioners more riled up than the county’s water supply.
GATESVILLE — Grammy-winning musician Charlie Colin, formerly with Train, will be the special guest at a showcase and jam session for The Guitarsmiths at the Pharmacy American Gastropub at 712 E. Main St. starting at 2 p.m. Sunday.
GATESVILLE — The Coryell County Economic Development board on Monday voted to hire Angelou Economics, an Austin-based consulting firm, to develop a comprehensive economic development strategy for Coryell County at a cost of $65,000 over the next two years.
GATESVILLE — Coryell County commissioners on Monday approved a nine-year property tax abatement for a $1.82 million expansion and $650,000 in new equipment at the Laerdal Medical Corporation plant at 226 Farm-to-Market 116.
GATESVILLE — Moving from guns to guitars has been a smooth transition for The Guitarsmiths, a creative endeavor launched by and for military veterans.
GATESVILLE — Every spring, Coryell County elected officials and local businesses treat county employees to a catfish lunch in appreciation of their service.
GATESVILLE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a multicounty Range and Wildlife Management Field Day on May 6 at Harman School Community Center and at the Hannah Ranch.
GATESVILLE — To help families and individuals prepare for the future, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct an estate planning workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Coryell County Courthouse Annex at 201 S. Seventh St. in Gatesville.
Early voting began Monday for the July 22 special election to fill a seat on the Copperas Cove City Council. So far, 73 voters cast ballots.