Gainesville — Muenster Elementary School’s Terrific Kids for the third six weeks include: Pre-K students Megan Hess, Raven Giles, Anna Warren, Preston Robillard, Paityn Price and Ryder Gann. Kindergarten Terrific Kids are Marlee Walterscheid, Austin Spaeth, Carter Klement, Jasmine Hacker, Landon Hacker, Karissa Harrison, Della Hartman and Ayden Gray. First grade Terrific Kids are Luke Anderson, Braeden Hacker, Gage Eberhart, Reece Acayan, Daultyn Dunn and Abigail Hendley. Second grade Terrific Kids are Samantha Lockhart, Collin Lovett, Bradley Lutkenhaus, Owen Bayer, Kaci Ford and Meadow Walterscheid. Third grade Terrific Kids are A.J. Christopher, Alex Hacker, Ty Sanders, Hailey Flusche and Yadira Ibarra. Fourth grade Terrific Kids are Sarah Monday, Jada Binder, Erin Hesse, Ty Trubenbach, Samantha Simmons, Daniel Rodriguez, Marienne Tai and Bayley Otto. Fifth grade Terrific Kids are Major Eldridge, Chase McMinn, Johnathan Zielinski, Anthony Rodriguez, Jenna Hudspaeth, Danny Luttmer, Riley Stewart and Lane Trubenbach. Sixth grade Terrific Kids are Merrett Jones, Chris Kresge, Hayden Otto, Garrett Bindel, Nolan Bayer, Rut Rodriguez and Blair Waneck. Terrific Kids awards are sponsored by Kiwanis Clubs of Muenster.
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VFW plans Memorial Day ceremony
This year’s Memorial Day ceremony is set to combine rigorous tribute and storytelling with a notable twist.
Valley View officials sworn in
Valley View city officials were sworn in during a recent city council meeting.
The Big One: Preparing for mid-America earthquake
Part 5 of a five-part series
It’s a bleak scenario. A massive earthquake along the New Madrid fault kills or injures 60,000 people in Tennessee. A quarter of a million people are homeless. The Memphis airport – the country’s biggest air terminal for packages – goes off-line. Major oil and gas pipelines across Tennessee rupture, causing shortages in the Northeast. In Missouri, another 15,000 people are hurt or dead. Cities and towns throughout the central U.S. lose power and water for months. Losses stack up to hundreds of billions of dollars.
National Transportation Safety Board considers lowering blood alcohol levels for drivers
Members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) have announced new recommendations in their continued quest to end drunk driving.
During the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, alcohol is a common theme in many celebratory activities throughout the nation and state, and, therefore, many Texans unnecessarily die in vehicular accidents involving alcohol-impaired drivers.
This past week, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) officials announced several new recommendations relating to drunk driving, including lowering the national blood alcohol content (BAC) standard from .08 to .05.
Fire support and rehab team donates to Callisburg VFD
Cooke County Fire Support and Rehab Team recently purchased some items for Callisburg Volunteer Fire Department.
Gainesville Rotary club unfurls flag program
Members of the Gainesville Rotary Club are currently preparing the organization’s annual flag program which delivers and displays large American flags throughout the community and surrounding area.
Local damage minimal after stormy night
Wednesday storms brought negligible issues to Cooke County, with more dire effects experienced to the south.
Guest's memoir a hit at book signing
A magical summer in Gainesville in 1935 is recalled in Betty Bradley Junkin Guest’s book “Once Upon a Falling Star.”
Muenster bankers meet with delegation
More than 100 members of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT), along with local Muenster bankers, met in Washington D.C. with the Texas Congressional delegation, various regulatory agencies and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in April to discuss pressing legislative issues with national and statewide impact.
United Way begins 'Caring' project
The gauntlet has been thrown to area groups, churches and local business in a friendly competition to be held May 30 to assist the Cooke County United Way (CCUW) as part of the organization’s second “Community Caring” event in 2013.
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