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The Aspen Institute, a national leader in the student success agenda, posits that community colleges play a critical role in workforce development.

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The Cooke County Fair Association hosted a ribbon cutting for its barn on U.S. 82 as part of its 150th birthday celebration Saturday night. Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Morgan Tobias directs tra-c ahead of the ribbon cutting; Gainesville Mayor Tommy Moore thanked t…

The Gainesville High School Key Club recently presented a check for $600 to Ginger Johnson of Abigail’s Arms.


Organizers are busy Friday at the Cooke County Fairgrounds, setting up for Saturday night's ribbon cutting for the barn. The structure, which has taken years to enclose, will be shown off as part of the Cooke County Fair Association's 150th anniversary celebration. The event kicks off at 6:3…

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Gainesville High School's Homecoming Court has been named ahead of Friday night’s game against Van Alstyne. The King and Queen will be announced at halftime.

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Two vehicles driven by Gainesville High School students on FM 1306 collided across from the Gainesville High School baseball field Wednesday morning.


Cooke County Sheriff Ray Sappington will station a School Resource Officer with the Callisburg Independent School District for the 2021-22 school year.

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Gainesville ISD students returned to class this week, some with masks and others without. District officials reported a smooth first day, with no plans to implement any mask policy that clashes with Gov. Greg Abbott's prohibition on such local order.

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Leadership Gainesville is a nine-month program designed to develop and motivate a source of creative, well- informed, civic minded individuals who are willing to devote time and energy toward assuming leadership roles in community service organizations and in all kinds of local government.


It’s that time of year again when children head back to the classroom with their school supplies and new shiny shoes. New pencils and crayons prepare them for the creativity they will use and literacy they will develop. Backpacks will carry their projects home they’ve worked so hard on.


Tonight’s planned Gainesville Independent School District Facilities Steering Committee meeting has been moved to later this week, district spokeswoman Leslie Crutsinger said Monday, June 14.


If you have a child between the ages of 1-18 then you’re in luck. Gainesville Independent School District is offering free meals throughout the summer.

The following students were named to the Gainesville Independent School District All A honor roll for the sixth six weeks of the 2018-2019 school year. Honor roll is not calculated for 12th grade for that period.

From left, Andrew Carroll, Niaomi Dawson, Ruby Pingleton and Eryka Kitundu with the Gainesville High School Choir recently won honors at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble contest. For the competition, students showcased a single piece of music they’ve been working on since January. Dawson an…

Gainesville High School’s One Act Play, “Troy Women,” advanced to the area UIL contest for theater, slated for April 6 in Grand Prairie. Awards earned at the bi-district contest March 19 included: All Star Cast, Jade Conner; Honorable Mention, Landry Dosher; Honorable Mention, Alex Stockwell…

Texas Woman’s University named the following students to its chancellor’s list, recognizing full-time students who have maintained a 4.0 grade point average during the fall 2018 semester.

January teachers and students of the month at Muenster Independent School District were recently honored. From left are: front, third-grader Ryan Krebs and fifth-grader Danni Paulin; back, elementary Principal Lou Heers, first-grade teacher Jill Reiter, freshman Martie McCoy, high school fam…

On Feb. 20, academic meet award winners from Walnut Bend Independent School District attended a guided tour field trip of the University of North Texas, including several classrooms on campus, recreational areas, residence halls and lunch at a campus cafeteria. “This will be an annual reward…

Several area students graduated from Texas Woman’s University during its fall 2018 commencement ceremonies held Dec. 12, 14 and 15, 2018. The public co-educational university is headquartered in Denton with campuses in Dallas and Houston.

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