Valley View — Valley View city officials were sworn in during a recent city council meeting.
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Swing band school returning to Gainesville
Young musicians who enjoy a love of western swing bands will be learning from one of the best at the fifth annual Big Texas Swing School to be held July 15-19 at North Central Texas College in Gainesville.
Walnut Bend ISD to offer new amenities
New technology, free school supplies and a free lunch and breakfast program await students attending Walnut Bend Independent School District (Walnut Bend ISD) this fall.
Military surplus program restored for fire departments
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) reversed a recent decision to cut a popular program that provides surplus military trucks, tankers and other vehicles to rural fire departments.
Defendant sentenced to 25 years for cocaine possession
Carl Andrew Walker, 54, of Wichita, Kan. recently pleaded guilty to the first degree felony offense of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced by the 235th Distict Court to 25 years confinement.
Landmark bank provides donation
Landmark Bank recently donated $1,865 to Home Hospice of Cooke County.
Home Hospice of Cooke County is an institution that cares for those in the final stages of life, regardless of their ability to pay.
Geyer speaks at Rotary Club
Sandy Geyer of the Butterfield Stage talks Wednesday to Gainesville Rotary Club members about the organization’s upcoming production “Annie Get Your Gun.”
Muenster City Council appoints new police chief
The Muenster City Council appointed Sgt. Tom Barr as the new chief of police after former police chief Mark Blankenship submitted his resignation, according to the July 7 unofficial minutes.
'Annie Get Your Gun' opens July 17
Ticket sales are brisk for Butterfield “Annie Get Your Gun” — the final production of the 2013-2014 season.
Cowboys for CASA to help abused, neglected children
Vicki Robertson, executive director for Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA), is looking forward to the upcoming Cowboys for CASA fundraiser July 18 at the Gainesville Civic Center when folks from all across the county come together in support of the non profit agency with the mission to provide advocates for abused and neglected children in the foster care system.
Sharp: City still on track for annual budget
Kent Sharp, executive director of the Gainesville Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) advised the GEDC board Monday that the city is still on track for the $1 million budget for 2013-2014 year ending Sept. 30.
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