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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 spring 2019 semester.

Culvert work on Farm-to-Market Road 373 finally began Monday, June 17, according to Texas Department of Transportation spokeswoman Adele Lewis.

Black is the Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter Pet of the Week! He’s a 10-year-old cattle dog/Rottweiler mix — a puppy in a senior’s body. He is still a spirited dog that loves to play. He is obsessed with tennis balls and could play fetch all day long and catch balls in his mouth mid-air. When he d…


Cooke County Clerk Pam Harrison said the public can now test out an ExpressVote machine at the Cooke County Courthouse in downtown Gainesville at 101 S. Dixon St.


A construction crew works on replacing the roof of the Sacred Heart Catholic School elementary building Friday, June 14, in Muenster. According to the school’s Facebook page, the building on East Sixth Street is 95 years old.

A former Callisburg High School teacher and coach was recently indicted by a Cooke County grand jury on a second-degree felony.

The city of Muenster is expected to receive $40,185 in sales tax allocations this month from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s office.


Youth Development Professional Karli Kuhn, right, plays a game of bumper pool with 12-year-olds Pepe (in red) and Oscar on Thursday, June 13, at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cooke County facility in Gainesville. The boys are among the 419 youth enrolled in the nonprofit’s summer program tha…

The Medal of Honor Museum on the Gainesville campus of North Central Texas College is inching closer to reality after House Bill 4347 passed during the 86th legislative session in Austin.

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.

Members of the Gainesville City Council recently selected an engineering firm for a new Street and Utility Maintenance Program project.

Cooke County 4-H members Jolie and Jaycee Bryson assemble booklets containing thank-you messages for the members of the Herkey’s Champion Buyers Club. The sisters recently helped prepare the mailing to donors who helped fund premium checks for exhibitors in the Cooke County Junior Livestock …

North Central Texas College full-time faculty members Sarah Spikeston and Sherry Smith and adjunct faculty members Benjamin Vail and Tanaye Pope recently attended the Texas Community College Teachers Association’s “Great Teaching Round-up” at the YO Ranch Hotel in Kerrville.

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…

Window repair for the Cooke County Courthouse was under discussion during this week’s commissioners court meeting.


Construction on O’Neal Street is underway. On Tuesday, June 11, a crew with Jagoe-Public Co. was working near the intersection of O’Neal Street and Fair Avenue. Last month, members of the Gainesville City Council agreed to award the street rehabilitation project to the Denton-based company a…

Leaders of Gainesville’s African American community are hosting the city’s 12th annual Juneteenth Community Celebration this weekend.

A man from Monroe, Louisiana remained in custody at the Cooke County Jail on Tuesday, June 11, after he reportedly fired several rounds at a Gainesville apartment complex last week.

A single-vehicle crash sent four people to area hospitals Friday, June 7.


Remodeling of the Jack in the Box on Grand Avenue in Gainesville continued Monday, June 10. A sign displayed in front of the fast food restaurant showed the business was hiring. A corporate spokesman previously told the Register that the Gainesville location was expected to reopen this month.

Abigale is the Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter Pet of the Week! She has raised her own kittens as well as others that came into the shelter needing a mother to care for them. She’s a spunky girl who would make a good indoor or outdoor cat. She is good around children, other cats and even dogs. She…

Members of the Cooke County Commissioners Court on Monday, June 10, agreed to hire an Austin-based law firm to help with precinct redistricting.

The investigation into a reported December robbery continues, Gainesville Police Department spokeswoman Belva McClinton said Monday, June 10.


Cooke County District Attorney John Warren addresses a crowd of about 45 staff and volunteers at Abigail’s Arms Cooke County Family Crisis Center on Friday, June 7, during a ceremony celebrating the center’s fifth anniversary since its construction. Following a short speech, Warren presented…

County commissioners are set to meet at 10 a.m. Monday, June 10, to consider possible action related to courthouse facilities and voting equipment, among other agenda items.

City council members this week approved an overhaul to the city’s building permit fee schedule in order to comply with a new state law that took officials by surprise.

Members of the Rebecca Crockett Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution this week placed a wreath on the World War II memorial at the Cooke County Courthouse in observance of the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6. The chapter held a brief ceremony to lay the wreath in gratitude…


A Cooke County jury sentenced a man to 25 years in prison on Thursday, June 6, on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child and possession with intent to promote child pornography.


92-year-old World War II veteran Roby Zackary is handed a flag at a D-Day anniversary ceremony at the Stanford House on Thursday, June 6. Seated next to him on the right is are fellow WWII veterans, 95-year-old Vernon Davis and 94-year-old Theresa Stevens. They were among several honored dur…

Members of the Student Support Council at Gainesville State School recently celebrated 33 youth who received their high school diplomas, GED or certifications.

Four students recently received medals and scholarships from Gainesville Masonic Lodge No. 210. Gainesville High School students Miguel Covarrubias, Mason Mesta, Madison Stephens and Callisburg student Sutten Tidwell received Mirabeau B. Lamar medals, certificates and $1,000 scholarships. Th…

Chickasaw Nation Election Secretary Rita Loder announced this week that Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby will remain in office for another four-year term.

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Funeral arrangements for Louise Stewart, 85, of Gainesville, are pending with the Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.