Free coronavirus testing will be available to those who exhibit symptoms of the illness tomorrow, Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29. However, you must register for an appointment.
While the venue will be different for senior valedictorian Brendan Hoberer, his graduation speech will largely remain the same.
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles reopened some of its regional service centers beginning Tuesday, May 26, with new office health and safety procedures in place.
Texas state parks will start taking new reservations Wednesday for overnight camping, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced today, Tuesday, May 26.
Michelle Mitcheltree bends to pick up branches from a tree in her yard Saturday, May 23, along Farm-to-Market Road 2071 just south of Anthony Street in Gainesville. In the background, line workers were repairing one of numerous power outages reported throughout town and around Cooke County.
Gainesville senior Cooper Goldsworthy had big goals for his senior track season, but the coronavirus pandemic extinguished them.
Proposals to upgrade the county’s radio communications made it to the chopping block after being placed on the Cooke County Commissioners’ Court meeting agenda for the third time in recent weeks.
Cooke County commissioners are set to consider possible action related to two planned county subdivisions when they meet today, Tuesday, May 26, an agenda notice for the 10 a.m. meeting indicates.
Flags on the Cooke County Courthouse lawn wave in the wind Friday morning, May 22. The flags were placed at the corner of Main and Dixon streets by Home Hospice of Cooke County representatives Nancy Jackson and Tamera Whitlow to remember fallen soldiers for Memorial Day. At 10 a.m. on Memori…
The city of Gainesville has been hit not only by the coronavirus pandemic, but also by the downturn of the oil and gas industry.
With people working from home and kids staying home from school during the recent coronavirus pandemic, streaming and internet usage is increasing dramatically.
WinStar World Casino and Resort, Border Casino and all other gaming facilities owned by the Chickasaw Nation will open at 25% of capacity at 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, Chickasaw Gov. Bill Anoatubby announced Friday, May 22, in a press release.
Area residents dreaming of making waves this weekend in the cool, blue water at the Leonard Park Aquatic Center will have to keep dreaming.
Gas prices in the Texoma region are up another eight cents this week, AAA Texas announced in its Weekend Gas Watch. That marks three straight weeks of increases after deep declines stemming from the oil and gas industry slowdown and a dropoff in demand as the coronavirus pandemic shuttered b…
Bars in Cooke County can admit up to 50% of their occupancy limit starting Friday, May 22, state Rep. Drew Springer said this week in an email to constituents.
A Gainesville State School youth development coach is “resting comfortably at home” after she tested positive for the coronavirus Tuesday, May 19, officials with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department say.
Board members of Muenster Hospital District will hear an update on a Paycheck Protection Program loan application at the board’s next meeting Wednesday, May 27.
The Cooke County Library is finally opening its doors again. The library officially reopened Monday, May 18, with safety protocols in place and new ideas in mind.
Texas Juvenile Justice Department Executive Director Camille Cain announced Tuesday, May 19, that a youth development coach at Gainesville State School has tested positive for the coronavirus.
A change to the Gainesville Independent School District’s food service brought tears to the eyes of employees Monday evening, May 18.
The Gainesville High School prom is still planned for June 20, but Gainesville Independent School District Superintendent DesMontes Stewart said at Monday’s school board meeting that plans are still kind of in limbo regarding prom.
Cooke County’s drive-thru coronavirus testing site is coming to an end, Cooke County Judge Jason Brinkley announced Monday, May 18.
A 56-year-old Gainesville man remained in custody at the Cooke County Jail on Monday, May 18, after he reportedly threatened to shoot his girlfriend, according to law enforcement.
Tommy is the Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter Pet of the Week! He is a sweet boy that loves attention and cuddles. He purrs as soon as you touch him and loves to lay on the couch with a blanket.
Gainesville High School seniors Nelson Tonche and Pedro Enriquez leave a giveaway event at the conclusion of a senior brunch Saturday, May 16, at Liberty Crossing on I-35. Parents hosted the meal and gift giveaway for graduating seniors.
For those longing to grab a lawn chair and head downtown to enjoy some free tunes, you might have to wait a bit longer.
As of Friday, May 15, no one who has tested positive for the coronavirus in Cooke County has required hospitalization, according to Cooke County COVID-19 Joint Information Center spokeswoman Kristi Rigsby.
Gov. Greg Abbott recently directed local health institutions to test 100% of residents and staff in Texas nursing homes and Cooke County nursing homes are on board for the impending testing.
The Chickasaw Nation Election Commission announces that the filing period opens June 1 and continues through June 3 for the tribe’s 2020 general elections.
A family gets excited for an icy treat earlier this week at SnoBall, 517 E. California St. The business not only has its usual walkup ordering option but a drive-thru now, as well.
- BREAKING: Date set for WinStar, Border Casino opening
- BREAKING: Winstar to reopen 'soon' at limited capacity
- Gainesville man accused of cattle theft posts bail
- BREAKING: Winstar, Border Casino to remain closed through May 15
- Mobile testing site to offer free coronavirus tests in Cooke County this week
- PHOTO: Downburst takes out trees, power
- Positive at the state school: Testing for coronavirus ongoing at local facilities
- Several Lady Pirates selected to TSWA all-state teams
- BREAKING: Chickasaw Nation extends casino closures to May 29
- Days away from graduation, track athlete looks to college plans