— Members of the Muenster Volunteer Fire Department visited Muenster Elementary recently. Students in Pre-K, Kindergarten, first and second grades listened to the firefighters’ words on fire safety and found out the importance of each family having a plan at their house in case a fire occurs. School administrators expressed many thanks to these volunteer firemen who took the time out of their busy day to visit the students. Of course, each student loved getting to hold the fire hose. Pictured is kindergarten student Landon Hacker helping volunteer fireman, Smoke Koelzer, hold the hose.
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Incumbent Lewis runs for Precinct 1 justice in March election
Incumbent Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Dorthy Lewis is running unopposed in the March election and says she’ll keep the job as long as possible.
TxDOT on call for winter weekend
Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) crews are on call and on guard in light of a projected winter-weather weekend.
Gainesville Post Office participates in Operation Santa
Writing a letter to Santa Claus has been a tradition during the holidays for generations and the United States Postal Service has been receiving letters from children addressed to Santa for more than 100 years. The postal service’s involvement was made official in 1912, when postal employees were authorized to respond to letters in the program known as “Operation Santa.”
Thornberry, Hays, Barlow file for Texas District 13 seat
A state representative who operates on behalf of Cooke County recently filed for candidacy to achieve another term, following March elections.
Council approves $2.5 million financing for park
Following approval by Gainesville City Council, the city’s economic development corporation is now authorized to borrow as much as necessary — up to $2.5 million — in further development of Gainesville Industrial Park, now underway on 142 acres in the northern portion of the city.
Capital murder indictments join November roster
Three capital murder indictments have joined the roster that was processed through the Cooke County Grand Jury during late November.
Berry files candidacy for county judge
Local attorney Byron Berry recently made a bid for the Cooke County judge seat by filing for candidacy in the March race.
'Register' food drive now underway; benefits VISTO
A food drive sponsored by the Gainesville Daily Register (GDR) is underway December 3-20 benefiting the local food pantry non-profit Volunteers in Service To Others (VISTO).
Brinkley files for county judge seat
Local attorney Jason Brinkley recently announced he has filed for candidacy as Cooke County judge in the upcoming Republican primary election on March 4.
'A Swingin' Christmas' set for Sunday
The local holiday season gets a soundtrack of premium quality with “A Swingin’ Christmas,” performed by Gainesville Swing Orchestra (GSO) and set for Sunday.
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