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Local homeschool students got the chance to showcase their artwork at Vantage Point Art Gallery Saturday evening.

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The GISD school board wrapped up the 2021-22 school year Monday by recognizing students and teachers and preparing for the future.

AUSTIN — Bobbie Duncan spent 43 years in Texas classrooms until she retired in 2001. At the time of her retirement, new changes in the Texas legislature allowed her to recoup nearly the same dollar amount she received while working. But that was 21 years ago.

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Ruben Dominguez is the new Principal of Edison Elementary, according to a Tuesday press release from Gainesville ISD spokeswoman Leslie Crutsinger.

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Voters decided Saturday to reject Era and Calliburg’s bond proposals and approved two state constitutional amendments to cut local property tax collections.

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Local voters go back to the polls Saturday to choose who will sit on the Gainesville school board and, in Era and Callisburg, to determine if their schools get fixed up. The weather should be nice and most people are off work, so we here at the Register hope there is strong turnout.

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North Texas Visual Arts (NTVA) held its first Art in the Park Saturday at the pavilion in Muenster City Park.

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Fiesta Night drew crowds to Gainesville’s Farmers’ Market Saturday. Norma Macerro was busying prepping food before she went off to tell folk stories to the kids in attendance, while the Gainesville Junior High School Band played for the crowd and Thelma Reyes got a face painting from Maria A…

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Early voting is underway at the Cooke County Clerk’s office for two school bond proposals, ahead of the May 7 special election.

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AUSTIN — The May ballot is typically filled with local positions and propositions such as mayor, city council members and school boards and bonds. But this year, Texans will also be voting on two state constitutional amendments.

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North Central Texas College will host Showtunes & Thrift Shops Tuesday in the First State Bank Performing Arts Center, 1525 W. California St, Gainesville, TX.

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The Callisburg Bond PAC will host meetings on the school bond issue on the May 7 ballot. The first is April 13 at Callisburg High School starting at 6:30 p.m. The second is set for April 21 at Lake Kiowa Lodge at 6:30 p.m.

Gainesville Independent School District’s school board finished its business quickly Monday meeting to ensure attendees would be able to get home safely ahead of the strong storms that rolled through town.

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Cooke County officials toured the area north of Era this morning with the National Weather Service. They have preliminarily categorized this as an F1 tornado. There is significant damage to numerous homes, barns and vehicles in the area.

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Cooke County’s spotty broadband coverage will get the attention of a new committee appointed Monday by county commissioners.

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AUSTIN — Texas filed an amended lawsuit against the Biden Administration on Wednesday claiming that the federal government does not have the authority to withhold federal funding to states where officials set policies that classify transgender youth health care as child abuse.

2022 Cooke County Jr. Livestock Show with results and pictures from the week-long event

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