Gainesville Daily Register

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May 14, 2011

Election Results

Cooke County — Here are the unofficial results of area elections, as reported Saturday night. Look for a full wrap-up in Monday's edition of the Register. They will continue to be updated throughout the night as results come in.

NCTC Bond Election regarding $32.5 million bond for new constuction on the Gainesville campus - 1,387 FOR and 1,689 AGAINST.

Muenster ISD Bond Election regarding $10 million bond for new elementary school, new junior high school and new fieldhouse - The bond passed with 534 votes for and 328 votes against.

Gainesville ISD Board of Trustees

Place 1: Mike Rosenberg (509 votes), Larry Hennesy (350 votes).

Place 2: Penni Nichols (384 votes), Doug Wade (373 votes), Leannya Craven (84 votes).

Place 3: Will Presson (465 votes), Jeffrey Koval (343 votes).

Callisburg ISD Board of Trustees (2 at-large seats) - winners were Steve Berryman with 516 votes and Jay Houk with 513 votes. There were 7 candidates for the 2 seats.

Lindsay ISD Board of Trustees (3 at-large seats)

Tommy Haverkamp - 217 votes

Vicki Thurman - 212 votes

Tammy Bezner - 200 votes

Wayne Fleitman - 170 votes

Brad Metzler - 154 votes.

Callisburg City Council (2 at-large seats) - winners were George Cannon with 39 votes and Karen Prescher with 27 votes.

Muenster City Council Place 3 - Tim Felderhoff (259 votes) defeated Bob Bauer (122 votes).

Muenster City Council Place 5 - Jack Flusche was unopposed.

Muenster Mayor - Joey Anderson was unopposed.

City of Lindsay Non-binding Referendum - Question 1 regarding the VFD continuing to offer same services passed 197-14. Question 2 regarding taking on new debt to build a new fire house was defeated 87-126.

Gainesville Hospital District Board of Directors (3 open positions) -

Gloria Parrish: 1010

Diana Eichenberger: 977

Derrell Comer: 957

Virendra Agarwal: 573

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  • thornberry Thornberry introduces land dispute bill

    The land dispute between the federal government and Texans who live along the Red River was the subject of a hearing in the U.S. House Wednesday as the Resources Committee explored the “Red River Private Property Protection Act (H.R. 4979).”

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kent Sharp to head Development Corporation of Abilene

    Gainesville Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) executive director Kent Sharp will leave his position Aug. 22 to pursue a new opportunity, accepting an offer from the city of Abilene to become the CEO  of the Development Corporation of Abilene (DCOA).

    July 31, 2014

  • Leadership Leadership Gainesville seeks applicants

    Speak with excitement.
    Ask any one of the former Leadership Gainesville graduates about their experiences in the program, and they will all respond the same way, with excitement.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • TCOG program is a life changer

    Determination and hard work can change lives.
    Leisa Bennett, a client of the Texoma Council of Governments Family Self-Sufficiency program is a shining example of that change.

    July 31, 2014

  • Economic development corporation approves helping fund youth barn bleachers

    Bleachers are in the works for the Cooke Country Fair building as the Gainesville Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) approved funding for one third of the cost of the project, shared equally with Cooke County and the Cooke County Fair Association.

    July 30, 2014

  • MISD employees honored MISD employees honored

    Clay Richerson, superintendent of Muenster ISD, awarded employees for their years of service to the district at a breakfast earlier this summer.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Era school board approves new construction

    Era Independent School District board members approved the construction of a new addition to the high school, according to the July 21 unofficial minutes.

    July 30, 2014

  • Commissioners set date for public hearings

    Cooke  County Commissioners Court selected a date and time for public hearings to set the proposed budget and to set the proposed tax rate. The hearings are scheduled for Aug. 18.

    July 30, 2014

  • Lions Club golf tournament raises funds for programs

    The 2014 Lions Club golf tournament held July 19 netted $6,031 as reported at the Wednesday meeting. The local nonprofit organization uses the funds to assist in community programs for the year including assisting those who have vision challenges.

    July 29, 2014

  • TCOG announces weatherization program

    Dr. Susan Thomas, Executive Director of Texoma Council of Governments (TCOG) announced today TCOG is accepting applications for weatherization assistance.

    July 29, 2014

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