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May 13, 2013

Results for Saturday's county elections

Cooke County — School, city and hospital officials released results following Saturday’s election day votes, with canvassing still scheduled for the Gainesville hospital and Gainesville ISD results.

• The option for liquor sales in Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 passed in favor of the legal sale of all alcoholic beverages including mixed beverages, with 750 votes in support of it and 263 in opposition.

• A proposal in the Valley View Independent School District to finance a $12 million campus improvement and expansion bond failed, with 293 votes against the bond and 282 in support of it. Incumbent school board members Clint Grant, Carl Maughan and Corinne French were re-elected.

• In the Gainesville Independent School District board election, candidates Kent Sharp and Corey Hardin were elected to the seats.

• In the Lindsay Independent School District board election, Julie Martin and Phillip Metzler were elected as members. Martin took 152 votes; Metzler took 114 votes; incumbent Jill Fuhrmann took 97 votes, incumbent Jim Ott took 85 votes and Jennifer Worth took 42 votes.

• In the Callisburg Independent School District board election, Sharron Acker received 438 votes; Jack Oppel received 290 votes; Dusty Weaver received 242 votes; Kent Colteryahn received 134 votes and Donny Wilson received 96 votes.

• In the Gainesville Hospital District board election, unofficial results showed Don Wallace received 408 votes; Robbie Baugh received 521 votes; Lynda Sandmann received 470 votes; C.B. “Butch” Streeter received 281 votes; Raj Patel received 152 votes; Ken White received 153 votes; Nancy Carlton received 191 votes; and Emmanuel Alvarado received 142 votes.

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    The Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH) announced that Randy Bacus, MBA, FACHE, LNFA, CEO of North Texas Medical Center, is the recipient of the 2014 Gordon Russell Merit Award. The announcement was made at the 2014 TORCH Annual Conference & Trade Show Awards luncheon, held last week in Dallas.

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  • Satterwhite Chapman retires after 32 years

    Jerry Chapman retired last month as general manager of the Greater Texoma Utility Authority (GTUA) in Sherman. He is a leading and significant individual who assisted in establishing water development

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • City entrance to get new paint job

    Gainesville City Council approved funds to paint the I-35 and California Street Bridge to match the city gateway intersection during the April 15 meeting.

    April 17, 2014

  • Lindsay City Council approves drought plan

    The Lindsay City Council approved the Drought Contingency Plan and authorized the measurement of water  levels in the city’s water wells, according to the April 14 unofficial minutes.

    April 17, 2014

  • Paxton speaks at Kiwanis Club

    Callie Paxton, Victim Assistance Coordinator for Cooke County, spoke at the Tuesday Kiwanis Club regarding the rewards of advocating for those who are victims of various types of assault.

    April 17, 2014

  • Leonard/Nichols Leonard family donates Frank Buck photo to zoo

    A Frank Buck photo memento is now on display at the zoo which bears his name.
    Joe Leonard, Jr. and members of the Leonard family donated a vintage photo of the Gainesville-born adventurer to the zoo during an unveiling ceremony Monday.

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Shattered dreams Callisburg High School hosts Shattered Dreams program

    Callisburg ISD and Cooke County First Responders, led by Cooke County Game Warden Darla Barr and Capt. Ryan Kyle, held a Shattered Dreams program Friday at Callisburg High School.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • NCTC NCTC Human Rights Expo

    Students in Dr. Pat Ledbetter’s Intro to Humanities class at North Central Texas College hosted a Human Rights Expo Monday in the Student Activity Center.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • NTMC Volunteer has left lifelong legacy

    She’s spent 90 years as a resident of Cooke County, 24 years as a kindergarten teacher and more than 10,000 hours of volunteer service at North Texas Medical Center.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Zoo to host Easter Eggstravaganza

    The Frank Buck Zoo will open its gates for an “Eggstravaganza” beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday.

    April 16, 2014

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