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Voters approve alcohol sales, deny school bond
Saturday’s unofficial election day results brought the sale of liquor to a Cooke County precinct, new candidates to local school boards and the failure of passage of a $12 million campus improvement bond.
Mayor signs "National Nursing Home Week" proclamation
Green balloons were released into the air Monday by residents at the Gainesville Health and Rehabilitation Center in honor of “National Nursing Home” week held May 12-18. A special week of celebrations is planned, said activities supervisor Tracie Hutchings.
Results for Saturday's county elections
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.
TxDOT centers kick off travel season
Visitors to Texas were greeted with music, snacks and lots of friendly North Texas faces at the annual Travel Rally Day celebrating Texas Travel and Tourism Week at the Texas Travel Information Center (TIC) Friday on Interstate Highway 35 north of Gainesville.
Zielinski details duties of county office
Cooke County’s most recently elected criminal prosecutor educated Friday’s American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) lunch group about the duties of his title and victimization issues relevant to senior citizens.
County's 'Tornado Baby' turns 85
There are likely few left who remember Ray Mozingo’s claim to fame. For a time, 85 years ago, the Callisburg resident was known as “the Tornado Baby.”
Warning signs: Technology speeds disaster alerts, response
Caitria O’Neill remembers her reaction to hearing tornado warnings on June 1, 2011. She went to the grocery store, she said, “because I live in Massachusetts, and we don’t get tornadoes.”
Task force to clean up, improve city safety
Having brought visible progress to one area of Gainesville, a recently formed civic improvement committee has sights set on another.
- GHS elects council officers
NCTC offers business management program
FLOWER MOUND – North Central Texas College offers many degree plans and certifications including one in business management.
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