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AUSTIN — As Texas continues to gain new residents — as many as 582,000 in 2019 alone — the traditional real estate cycle of busy summers and slower winters has nearly vanished in some Texas communities.

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AUSTIN — The Public Utility Commission of Texas adopted a new rule Wednesday related to the critical natural gas facilities that supply fuel to electric generators.

MIDLOTHIAN — After last winter’s freeze hamstrung power giant Vistra Corp.’s ability to keep electricity flowing for its millions of customers, CEO Curt Morgan said he’d never seen anything like it in his 40 years in the energy industry.

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Lindsay ISD hosted the Hog Showmanship Clinic Monday at Lindsay’s school farm. Savanna Williams, Agrilife Extension Agent from Young County and experienced swine producer, was the guest instructor. Ten FFA students participated and learned about proper care, feeding, exercise, treatment, hou…

AUSTIN — Several Republican lawmakers representing Texas agreed there is a need for renewed infrastructure investment nationwide and even acknowledged its direct usefulness to Texas, yet all 23 of the state's conservative representatives in Congress voted against the recently signed $1.2 tri…

The Cooke County United Way celebrated a successful fundraising effort Wednesday, honoring participants in its 2022 campaign with an awards luncheon at the Gainesville Civic Center.

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2021 Ganesville Living Holiday Magazine. The main feature introduces readers to the amateur actors hard at work on Elf, this year's holiday musical at the Butterfield Stage. There are also tons of holiday tips and recipes, as well as an article debunking some common myths about COVID-19.

Spreading a message of hope and opportunity, the Red River Promise is a last dollar scholarship program which seeks to reduce financial barriers and provide support for students to succeed in college, career and life. The scholarship pays any balance of tuition not covered by federal or stat…

The Wooden Poppy Design Co. won the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Scare on the Square Window Decoration contest. The contest was a part of the Chamber’s Halloween festivities downtown on Oct. 30. Storefronts were adorned with Halloween and other seasonal decorations and competed for…

Local manufacturer API, located at 1920 N. Weaver St. in Gainesville, rose a 30-foot x 50-foot-flag Thursday in honor of Veterans Day. The company’s employees gathered in parking lot to witness the event. Members of Gainesville VFW Post 1922 were honored guests, and they led crowd in the Ple…

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared divided as they heard oral arguments over the religious rights of John Henry Ramirez, a Texas death row inmate convicted of capital murder in 2008.

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HUNTSVILLE — A headstone at Oakwood Cemetery in Huntsville lingers with the inscription “unknown white female, died Nov. 1, 1980.”


Whitesboro won the boys' Class 3A cross country state championship Friday. The Whitesboro and Callisburg girls also took part in the state meet, as did the Valley View boys.


AUSTIN— Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration for “its illegal and unconstitutional vaccine mandate imposed on private businesses,” his office announced Nov. 5.

AUSTIN -- The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the State of Texas and the Texas Secretary of State over certain restrictive voting procedures imposed by Texas Senate Bill 1.

AUSTIN -- With final approval given by Centers for Disease Control Director Rochelle Walensky, the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 is set to go into Texas children’s arms as early as Wednesday, state officials said.

Sivells Bend Independent School District will host its annual Fall Festival Saturday, Nov. 6, from 4:30-9 p.m. at the Sivells Bend School at 1053 CR 403, north of Gainesville.

Lindsay eighth graders were eager Oct. 22 to start the annual Cooke County Eighth Grade Career Fair at North Central Texas College, which was co-hosted by Workforce Solutions Texoma. They were joined by students from Gainesville, Munster, Valley View, Callisburg and four other county school …

AUSTIN – Gov. Greg Abbott signed off on new Texas voting maps this week, cementing a GOP stronghold on the rapidly-diversifying state. Now, local county officials must also redraw their lines.


WASHINGTON — The U.S. moved a step closer to expanding COVID-19 vaccinations for millions more children as a panel of government advisers on Tuesday endorsed kid-size doses of Pfizer’s shots for 5- to 11-year-olds.

The North Texas Medical Center Foundation will host the 24th annual Halloween Hustle Saturday, Oct. 30, at 8 a.m.

Abundant Blooms Florist, 324 Lindsay St. in Gainesville, has joined the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce. The business is a full-service local florist that is family-owned and operated. Shoppers will find a variety of gifts, including stuffed animals, balloons, candy, gift baskets, scent…

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