More than a century ago, Uncle Sam pointed his finger at a generation of Americans, telling them “I want YOU for U.S. Army.” It was the year our country entered into the trenches of the World War I. In the decades after that, Uncle Sam had his face printed on millions of posters, proving an …

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At the end of each year, the Register publishes a roundup of the year’s top stories. We have relied in the past on statistics from our website, listing the stories that have received the most attention from readers. This year, we did something a little different — taking into account the att…

Anybody who remembers the 1980s and the end of the oil boom in Texas understands why the state decided in 1989 to set up a constitutionally mandated rainy day fund. We needed to make sure we could keep the lights on should another crash come calling.

Editor’s note: According to Newseum, 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. Francis Pharcellus Church’s piece has since become the most reprinted newspaper editorial in history. Here it is:

Because our newspapers are delivered to subscribers through the U.S. Postal Service, you may wish to present a small gift of appreciation to your mail carrier this Christmastime. Federal regulations prohibit mail carriers from accepting cash gifts or gift certificates that can be redeemed fo…

Watching the procession of the casket carrying former president George Herbert Walker Bush as it traveled through Washington, D.C. Monday, to the Capitol, we considered the remarkable contributions that the 41st president made to our nation – to our world, even.

The U.S. Postal Service will suspend delivery Wednesday, Dec. 5, in observance of a national Day of Mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. Weekday subscribers to the Gainesville Daily Register will receive their paper in Thursday’s mail delivery. The E-Edition will be available onli…

Last week, the Register’s editorial board outlined the reasons we at the Register have chosen to support VISTO, the local food pantry and crisis assistance charity, with a donation drive this holiday season. This week, we hope to make it easier for you to decide that yes, you want to join us…

This month, organizations across Texas and around the country have been highlighting the need for more adoptive and foster families to care for children whose parents aren’t able to. As National Adoption Month draws to a close, we want to point out Cooke County’s very specific need for foste…

This week, we at the Gainesville Daily Register launched an initiative to draw attention to the important work of VISTO, Cooke County’s local food pantry.

To anyone running a business or organization, $374,000 is nothing to sneeze at. That’s doubly true for nonprofit organizations, whose leaders try their best to make every dollar count.

In today’s edition of the Gainesville Daily Register, we’re turning our focus to what Cooke County voters say are the most important issues affecting their vote in the upcoming election.

This Monday, Sept. 17, marks the beginning of Constitution Week, an annual celebration promoted by the Rebecca Crockett Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution right here in Gainesville in partnership with DAR chapters across the country.

If you haven’t received your electric bill for July, get ready for a little sticker shock. July and August are usually the hottest months of the year for North Texans, and that means our air conditioning is working overtime, sending electric meters into overdrive to provide comfort in the tr…

Dozens are dead and tens of thousands of Texans remain homeless, their homes and lives shattered by Hurricane Harvey’s epic deluge of flood water. Along with Congress, President Donald Trump’s top priority should be getting as much disaster relief to Southeast Texas as quickly as possible.

The assumption by liberal politicians that spending the more of taxpayers’ money will make things better has survived all kinds of evidence that it has made this worse. And the most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best.

We observe two major holidays in the United States that honor those who served in America’s armed forces — Veterans Day in November and Memorial Day on Monday.

Here’s a question for you.

What do the North Central Texas College Lady Lions and the University of Oklahoma softball programs have in common with one another?

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