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Commissioners set to approve federal court resolution
Cooke County commissioners are set to approve a resolution related to the nearest division of a federal court system.
"Light up a Life" holiday ceremony held Thursday
The summation of 2013 efforts on behalf of Home Hospice of Cooke County got a nod during Thursday’s “Light up a Life” tree-lighting ceremony.
GISD superintendent discusses leadership, academic success
Gainesville Independent School District (GISD) superintendent Jeffrey Brasher was the speaker at the Wednesday Rotary Club meeting and told members of the great strides the district has made in the past few years.
Kennedy assassination remembered
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy, remembered this week during its 50th anniversary, created a shock strong enough to hold the event well in memory of some local residents who recall where they were.
Council tributes Fleming with building name change
The city’s public safety center will undergo a name change in tribute to the first Gainesville police officer killed on duty in six decades.
FUMC Gainesville to receive window renovation
The irreplaceable stain glass windows will once again accent the First United Methodist Church after a 10-month, $600,000 renovation of the gothic revival style sanctuary.
Operation Christmas Child begins this week
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Operation Christmas Child is underway November 18-25 with the First Baptist Church (FBC) on East Broadway designated as the area’s official drop off location and consolidation point.
Canvassing confirms votes on local issues
Monday’s canvassing of votes in local school and college bond elections revealed the same outcomes implied on Nov. 5, showing a “pass” for both.
Events will help residents navigate online health insurance
Cooke County residents can attend two upcoming events to learn more about the “Health Insurance Marketplace.”
GEDC scholarships help technology students
Gainesville High School (GHS) students will have more opportunities to work in high paying jobs upon graduation thanks to scholarships offered by the Gainesville Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) and North Central Texas College (NCTC).
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