— Brooke Walterscheid was recognized at the State Fair of Texas 66th Annual Honor Awards Banquet Sept. 29 in the Chapparel Ballroom at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. The 2012 Honor Awards Recipients included Texas FFA State Officers, Texas FCCLA State Officers and the Texas 4-H Council State Officers. Guest speaker was Kurtis Thomas of Dalhart, Texas, a former 2001-2002 Texas FFA State President. Brooke is currently serving as State Vice President of Competitive Events for Texas FCCLA and as Muenster FCCLA President. Brooke’s FCCLA advisor, Joni Sturm, also attended and accompanied her for the special evening.
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Cowboys bring old west back
The old west is alive and well thanks to the Lone Star Regulators, a Sanger based cowboy mounted shooting group that is hosting a shoot out event March 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Lone Oak Ranch and Retreat located at 8484 S. FM 372 south of Gainesville.
Lindsay City Council cancels May election
Lindsay City Council members canceled the May 10 election and declared each unopposed candidate elected to office, according to the March 10 unofficial minutes.
Raising the roof
Workers move roof joists into place for the new Bosco’s Gym which is under construction at the corner of Main Street and Grand Avenue across from Landmark Bank.
Crash causes delay on I-35
An overturned semi-truck at the 501 marker on southbound I-35 caused traffic to stall from Oklahoma into Texas for approximately three hours Tuesday night.
Grant will help low-income seniors pay for some health services
Susan B. Thomas, PhD, Executive Director of Texoma Council of Governments (TCOG), announced today The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) through the Texoma Senior Citizen Foundation has been awarded $100,000 in grant funding from the Livengood Charitable Trust for needed dental assistance and other services for our Care Coordination Program.
Zoo unveils dinosaur exhibit
Frank Buck Zoo director Susan Klevens (center) officially cuts the ribbon for the opening of the new dinosaur exhibit at the Frank Buck Zoo.
County releases grand jury indictments
The Cooke County Grand Jury released 69 felony indictments for February that included aggravated robbery and possession of controlled substances.
Zoo visitors enjoy warm weather
The warm and beautiful weather drew visitors from all areas of north Texas outside to the Frank Buck Zoo and Leonard Park Tuesday.
Rotary helps GISD
Gainesville Rotary Club donated $1,250 to the Gainesville Independent School District Foundation to support projects enhancing the learning experience at GISD but are unfunded by tax dollars.
Commissioners hear sheriff's report
Sheriff Terry Gilbert presented an end-of-year report for the Cooke County Sheriff’s Department at Monday’s commissioners’ court meeting.
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