Gainesville Daily Register

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November 13, 2012

'Voice of Democracy' scholarship winner

— Jasmine Chaij of Callisburg High School accepts a scholarship award from the VFW Post 1922 Commander Dennis Kretzschmar for her participation in the annual Voice of Democracy Essay contest. This year’s theme for the essay contest was “Is the Constitution Still Relevant?” Sharon Lively coordinated  the essay contest and the Veterans Day program at Callisburg ISD.

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  • 2014 certified property values released

    The Cooke County Appraisal District (CCAD) recently released the annual certified property values report for the county that will provide local governing entities the information required to set their budgets and tax rates for the next year.

    July 25, 2014

  • CASA pies CASA event raises more than $75K

    CASA of North Texas, a local advocacy group for abused and neglected children, held its tenth annual “Cowboys for CASA” fundraiser on Friday, July 18  with a barbeque dinner, auction and concert by performers Jolie Holiday and Sonny Burgess.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Area cooking champion featured in magazine

    When Sue Rainey of Pottsboro gets out her pie pans and fires up the oven, a blue ribbon may just be the result as reconfirmed in an article featured in the August issue of Woman’s Day magazine, on the shelf July 15.

    July 25, 2014

  • Modern day Sam Houston Modern day Sam Houston

    Gainesville’s own Sam Houston portrayed his namesake, Sam Houston the Lion of Texas, in a one act vignette at the Little Theater on the North Central Texas College campus Thursday.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • CASA event raises more than $75K

    CASA of North Texas, a local advocacy group for abused and neglected children, held its tenth annual “Cowboys for CASA” fundraiser on Friday, July 18  with a barbeque dinner, auction and concert by performers Jolie Holiday and Sonny Burgess.

    July 25, 2014

  • Prostitution arrests made in Denton county

    More arrests from a prostitution and human trafficking, surveillance operation were made in Denton County on July 17, a week after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcements (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested 9 for prostitution in Gainesville on July 10 and July 11.

    July 24, 2014

  • library reader Library honors first child to complete '1,000 Books' program

    The Cooke County Library recently had its first child complete the reading program, “1,000 Books before Kindergar‘d’en.”

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • church group Church youth group builds wheelchair ramps in Gainesville

    A group of young Texans, members of the church based group Reaching Others Through Christ (ROTC), are in Gainesville this week to build wheelchair ramps for local residents in Gainesville and Valley View.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • GHS debate camp GHS debate team attends camp

    The Gainesville High School debate team recently attended camp at Cameron University in Lawton, Okla.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Muenster Memorial Hospital renews Kent's contract

    The Muenster Memorial Hospital board members approved the renewal of MMH administrator Michael Kent’s contract to 2016, according to the July 15, unofficial minutes.

    July 23, 2014

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