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New admins named at junior high school, GHS  Gainesville Daily Register

A new principal and two new assistant principals are taking the reins at Gainesville's secondary schools.

New dress code implemented at GISD | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville Independent School District is getting a bit more lax with its dress code for the 2019-2020 school year.

Teen arrested for terroristic threat at Gainesville High School  KXII-TV

Friday, a Gainesville high school student was arrested after a teacher found drawings that showed the student wanted to harm other students and himself.

2 diplomas in 2 weeks: Senior finishes college with honors ahead of GHS graduation  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville High School senior Matilin Rigsby is one of only a handful of students to graduate with associate degrees before receiving their high school ...

Superintendent: Fishing teams unaffected by arrest | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

After Gainesville's Ryan Lovelace was charged with a Class A misdemeanor in the Parks and Wildlife Department for freshwater fish tournament fraud due to his ...

Redcoats earn perfect score in band contest | News  Gainesville Daily Register

The Gainesville High School Redcoat Band takes the field Saturday, Oct. 27, at Denton Collins Stadium after winning a perfect score last weekend in the UIL ...

Active shooter drill takes place at Gainesville High School  KXII-TV

Gainesville first responders made sure they were ready for the worst case scenario. First responders played out a situation having an active shooter on campus.

Bass fishing captain charged with tourney fraud | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

A former captain with the Gainesville High School bass fishing team was charged this week with fraud related to cheating at a high school fishing tournament last ...

GHS homecoming court named | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville High School students have selected their homecoming court in advance of the school's homecoming game Friday, Sept. 21.

Man facing charge for fish tournament fraud  KXII-TV

GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - A man is accused of fraud for violating rules in a high school fishing tournament. Ryan Lovelace was the supervisor for the ...

Former teacher, coach at Callisburg indicted | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

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

Police shut down I-35 in pursuit of man  Gainesville Daily Register

A pursuit that began Wednesday, July 17, in Denton ended with a 45-year-old homeless man disposing of a handgun and surrendering to law enforcement near ...

Untold Florida: The Man Behind The Marching Band  WUFT

Like thousands of high schoolers across the country, Arjuna Myles spends weeks every summer at band camp. Sweltering under the hot sun, he directs ...

High School Boat Captain Accused of Cheating  Wired2Fish

The boat captain has turned himself in and faces some serious charges.

ELECTION RECAP: Lindsay ISD bond defeated; incumbents ousted in several area races  Gainesville Daily Register

Registered voters in the Lindsay Independent School District have spoken. They nixed the school district's proposed $19.9 million bond and ousted the two ...

Callisburg coach facing second-degree felony charge resigns  Gainesville Daily Register

A Callisburg High School coach facing a second-degree felony charge of improper relationship between an educator and a student has resigned, according to a ...

Springtown names new high school principal | Local News  Weatherford Democrat

Springtown ISD board of trustees hired a new high school principal and two new assistant principals at Springtown Intermediate School during the meeting on ...

Callisburg ISD coach under investigation | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

An assistant baseball coach with the Callisburg Independent School District is under investigation after the Cooke County Sheriff's Office was alerted Friday, ...

Imminent arrival: Officials prep for Medal of Honor motorcade  Gainesville Daily Register

Officials are preparing for the annual Medal of Honor motorcade to make its way to Gainesville Wednesday, April 10.

VVISD board candidates talk priorities | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Tuesday, April 30, is the last day to cast an early ballot in multiple area elections, including for the candidates running for the Valley View Independent School ...

Gainesville students salute Medal of Honor recipients | Multimedia  Gainesville Daily Register

The sixth-grade band at Robert E. Lee Intermediate School performs for Medal of Honor recipients Thursday, April 11.

Special delivery; 1940s fire truck brought to GHS  Gainesville Daily Register

Despite the damp weather, plenty of smiles spread across students' faces Friday morning as a trailer backed up near the Gainesville High School Vocational ...

Hutchison named Gainesville High School principal  Gainesville Daily Register

The Gainesville Independent School District (GISD) has named Melissa Hutchison as the new principal at Gainesville High School (GHS) effective July 1.

UPDATE: Crash injures three, police say | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

A Sunday evening crash at Broadway Manor Apartments sent two teenagers to area hospitals and injured one 9-year-old boy, according to officials with the ...

Muenster ISD to fill post vacated by former teacher  Gainesville Daily Register

A replacement for a former Muenster High School teacher who is under investigation by the Texas Rangers could be named soon.

Area Independence Day events planned | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

It's time to celebrate America's birthday. From cookouts to parades to fireworks, there is bound to be an event for everyone.

UPDATED: Mill Street fire claims one life | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

A Mill Street residential fire Sunday afternoon, July 28, claimed the life of a 65-year-old man, a Gainesville Fire-Rescue spokesperson said around midday ...

Callisburg's Tidwell signs with Vernon | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

Senior pitcher Sutten Tidwell has always been in love with the game of baseball. Since the age of three, Tidwell grew up playing catch with his dad Chris and it.

GISD board hires new assistant superintendent | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Beginning Jan. 6, 2019, La Creasha Stille will return to Gainesville to serve as Gainesville Independent School District's new assistant superintendent of ...

Former Gainesville standouts headed to the NFL  Gainesville Daily Register

A pair of Gainesville High School alumni is headed to the National Football League.

Callisburg grad's body recovered from Lake Texoma; no drownings reported in Cooke Co. over holiday  Gainesville Daily Register

A 2018 Callisburg High School graduate drowned in Lake Texoma “pretty close” to the Cooke County line over the Independence Day weekend, Cooke County ...

Gainesville High School FFA attends state convention  Gainesville Daily Register

In July a group of Gainesville High School Future Farmers of America members participated in the 86th Texas FFA State Convention held in Ft. Worth.

Era ISD wraps up summer football clinic | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

The beginning of fall football is right around the corner with the high schools officially beginning practice Monday, Aug. 5.

Man charged in connection with Texas fishing tournament fraud  KWTX

A man accused of fraud for violating the rules in a Texas high school fishing tournament is free on bond after his arrest.

Leopards set for NCTC Holiday Classic | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

The Gainesville Leopards couldn't pull out the victory against Ardmore on Friday, Dec. 21, but they'll get right back at it on Thursday, Dec. 27 in the NCTC ...

Flashback: They're behind bars, but they also get to play high school football  Dallas News

GAINESVILLE -- On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, the Tornadoes are like thousands of other Texas high school football players. They're out on a...

Trial date set for accused former teacher | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

A trial date has been set for a former teacher with the Muenster Independent School District who is accused of having sexual relations with her students.

Visual arts organization recognizes scholarship winners | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville Area Visual Arts on Monday, May 13, announced it has awarded $5000 in scholarships to five area high school seniors as a result of its “For the ...

Gainesville High School senior is accepted into MIT  KXII-TV

GAINESVILLE, TX -- The school year will soon be over and for graduating high school seniors its the end of a long road, but for one Gainesville student it means ...

Hall set to open: Space at Liberty Crossing slated to be finished in April  Gainesville Daily Register

There's a new event venue and food hall coming to town.

Callisburg's Payne signs with Southwestern College | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

After helping lead her team to the playoffs for the first time in six seasons, Callisburg's Kennedy Payne capped off her terrific senior season by signing her ...

Buddy Ryan was just as fiery as a high school football head coach in Texas  USA TODAY High School Sports

If you thought Buddy Ryan would've been less ornery as a high school football coach, think again.

GHS advances to state congressional debate  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville High School starts the official UIL Speech and Debate season with state qualifier Matilin Rigsby in congressional debate.

GISD to host open house for multi-purpose facility  Gainesville Daily Register

The community is invited to join Gainesville ISD, EIKON Consulting Group, and Ratcliff Constructors to celebrate the ribbon cutting and open house for the new ...

Gainesville graduate set to embark on NFL career  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville High School graduate Denzel Johnson waited patiently for three days to hear his name called. But when the 2017 NFL draft ended Saturday evening ...

Gainesville tabs Roberson as head coach | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

Coming over from Wichita Falls Rider where he was an assistant baseball coach and head JV coach, Wesley Roberson has been named Gainesville's next ...

Collinsville Lady Pirates pick up first playoff win since 1958  Gainesville Daily Register

In their first playoff game this season, the Collinsville Lady Pirates exploded out of the gates, outscoring Alvord 23-7 in the first quarter of their bi-district matchup ...

Police blotter through June 23, 2019 | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

All reports are provided by the Gainesville Police Department. Charges are preliminary.

'Our hearts are heavy': Memorial set up to honor 2 killed in plane crash  Gainesville Daily Register

A memorial has been set up at Denton-based U.S. Aviation Academy for the two who died following a plane crash near Gainesville Municipal Airport on Sunday, ...

GF-R douses fire on Mill Street | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville firefighters were in the process of extinguishing a house fire as of just after 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon, July 28, on Mill Street.

PHOTOS: Leopard meet | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville High School band members and cheerleaders greet the crowd at “Meet the Leopards” on Saturday night. A few hundred local residents were ...

Whitesboro's field will be ready for first home game  Gainesville Daily Register

Whitesboro ISD is getting its field done just in time for its first game of the season against Aubrey on Friday, Sept. 6.

Hospital district agrees to clinic sublease | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

The ink has barely dried on a sublease agreement for a new medical clinic in town.

MOH museum clause stripped from bill | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

A way to fund Gainesville's proposed Medal of Honor Museum that was written into House Bill 4347 was nixed last-minute before the bill was sent to the ...

Senior citizens become tech savy, learn from high school students  KXII-TV

Senior residents in Gainesville got quite the surprise after some high school students decided to spend their time teaching them the ins and outs of using a cell ...

Ex-Gainesville star Deshaun Watson not fazed by racist comments  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former Gainesville High School star Deshaun Watson, now an NFL standout with the Houston Texans, says he's not worried about a racist online post by an ...

GHS debate teams compete at state | News  Gainesville Daily Register

Four Gainesville High School students competed at the State CX debate contest March 15-17 in Austin. GHS teams placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd at the District 9 ...

Learning at any age: NCTC classes help seniors navigate technology, travel, other subjects  Gainesville Daily Register

Adapting to the latest technology has become difficult, especially for senior citizens. One way that North Central Texas College's Adult and Continuing Education ...

PHOTO: Pool season ending | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Visiting family in Gainesville all the way from the Toronto metro area, Ontario, Canada, 6-year-old Ashley Riley cools off in a fountain at the Leonard Park Aquatic ...

An honorable disposal: Eagle Scout project to help properly retire flags  Gainesville Daily Register

Merlin Giles aspired for the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America when he was just a Cub Scout. Now, the 15-year-old Gainesville High School ...

Police blotter through Aug. 5, 2019 | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

All reports are provided by the Gainesville Police Department. Charges are preliminary.

MOON LANDING 50TH: Parkhill recalls meeting members of lunar mission crew  Gainesville Daily Register

Lindsay resident Michael Parkhill might not have been born to witness the “one giant leap for mankind” in July of 1969, but his love of all things related to space.

Leopards shine against Pilot Point | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

The Gainesville Leopards had their first scrimmage of the season against Pilot Point on Friday, Aug. 16, and from the JV up to the varsity, the Leopards flashed ...

Fireworks sales underway: Officials warn of hazards ahead of Fourth of July  Gainesville Daily Register

Fireworks sales in Cooke County are underway and officials want everyone to stay safe and follow the law while firing off those rockets.

A look ahead at 2019 | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

On Saturday, the Register highlighted the top news stories from Cooke County in 2018. But 2019 is shaping up to be no less newsworthy. Here's a look at a few.

Leopards picking up steam as 1st game approaches  Gainesville Daily Register

The Gainesville Leopards were ready for the start of fall football. After a strong spring and summer program, head coach James Polk said he has already noticed ...

Gainesville closes out 3-day volleyball clinic | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

The final day of the Gainesville ISD volleyball clinic came to an end on Wednesday at Gainesville High School and throughout the three days, head volleyball ...

CCSO recovers more than $13,000 in drugs, arrests 14 | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Investigators with the Cooke County Sheriff's Office recently found more than 360 grams of drugs worth an estimated $13460 while working to dismantle several ...

Polk named new GHS head football coach, athletic director  Gainesville Daily Register

For the first time since 2012, there will be a new face leading the Gainesville Leopards varsity football program, and for the first time since 2005 Gainesville High ...

New GHS baseball coach aims high  Gainesville Daily Register

After three years at Rockwall Heath and three at Burleson, new Gainesville baseball coach Garrett Thomas is entering his first season as a head coach, but he ...

UPDATED: Man wanted in connection with 2 deaths  Gainesville Daily Register

1:27 p.m. — The suspect's body, found by CCSO deputies, is being taken to an area medical examiner to determine his cause of death, officials say.

PHOTO: Barreling down | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Codi Harman of Plano, Texas, completes a barrel race in 17.026 seconds during the first night of Rodeo Gainesville on Thursday, June 20. The rodeo at the ...

DPS: Man jailed after high-speed pursuit | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

A 21-year-old Gainesville man remained in the Cooke County Jail Thursday after he led authorities on a brief pursuit earlier this week.

Texas Senate panel advances $5000 teacher pay raise proposal  Gainesville Daily Register

After a contentious three-hour public hearing Monday, the Senate Finance Committee unanimously passed a bill that would provide annual $5000 pay raises for ...

Era ISD continuing to build baseball program | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

The heat didn't stop the kids at the Era ISD baseball clinic from having fun.

UPDATE: Gainesville High School student arrested with knife and axe on campus  KXII-TV

GAINESVILLE, TX -- New details are coming out about the Gainesville student who officials say brought a knife to the high school Wednesday.

Agencies ramping up holiday enforcement | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Operation Holiday and Operation CARE are in full effect, law enforcement officials say.

Investigation continues: Charges expected in case involving more than 50 dogs  Gainesville Daily Register

Charges will likely be filed in connection with an alleged animal cruelty case that involved the seizure of more than 50 small dogs in southern Cooke County, ...

Weaver named as new girls bball coach  Gainesville Daily Register

New head girls basketball coach Shaun Weaver has the winning pedigree in her background and she's ready to inject it into the Lady Leopards.

Landmark Bank branches to rebrand  Gainesville Daily Register

Landmark Bank's parent company is merging with Simmons First National Corp. and Landmark's local branches will eventually be rebranded as Simmons Bank ...

NCTC graduates honored at spring commencement | News |  Gainesville Daily Register

North Central Texas College hosted two commencement ceremonies on May 11 at the Gainesville campus to honor the Spring 2018 graduates.

Police blotter through July 21, 2019 | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

All reports are provided by the Gainesville Police Department. Charges are preliminary.

Polk auto business buys GM dealerships | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

A Gainesville-based auto sales and *service* network announced this week it has purchased two other local dealerships.

DPS: Man killed in Valley View crash | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

An early Sunday morning crash in Valley View turned fatal after a man was struck by another vehicle on I-35, law enforcement says.

UPDATED: Crash takes life of driver, closes Spring Creek Road  Gainesville Daily Register

A single-vehicle crash that killed a Gainesville woman remains under investigation, according to Staff Sgt. Mark Tackett.

Man accused of threatening wife now in jail  Gainesville Daily Register

A 41-year-old Gainesville man accused of threatening his estranged wife at gunpoint this week was booked into the Cooke County Jail Friday, Dec. 21.

Callisburg takes the Class 3A state title | Video Gallery  Gainesville Daily Register

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BRIDGES: The man who got the US to space  Gainesville Daily Register

In the 1960s, the United States entered a new era of exploration as NASA began sending astronauts into space. It took the combined efforts of thousands of ...

PHOTO: Criss-cross applesauce | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Alex Gonzales dusts *fresh* road paint with crushed glass specks as he and Jacob Kittrell repaint the railroad crossing marks at the Moss Street crossing just west ...

New MOH logo to be revealed | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

This week, members of the Medal of Honor Host City Board of Directors adopted a new logo for the Medal of Honor Host City Program. However, the logo will not ...

Man jailed on child sex abuse charges | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Randy Duane Alexander Hayes remained in custody at the Cooke County Jail on Thursday, April 18, on numerous charges including two counts of sexual ...

PHOTO: Unflagging respect | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Gainesville resident Jennifer Dougherty picks up an American flag that blew down in a wind gust Wednesday, July 3, as Kirsten Dennison read the Declaration ...

Murder suspect posts bail | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Law enforcement says a man was shot dead Tuesday evening. A Cooke County man is accused of pulling the trigger.

Medal of Honor recipients to arrive Wednesday  Gainesville Daily Register

Twelve Medal of Honor recipients are expected to make their way into town today via a motorcade that's estimated to stretch nine miles long.

All-American Cheerleaders  Gainesville Daily Register

The 2017-18 Gainesville High School cheerleaders attended cheer camp in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the week of June 19. Yolee Marin, Mariah Henderson, Kaylin ...

GPD: Animal calls average 200 per month | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

Some people do not take ownership of an animal seriously,” is how Gainesville Police Chief Kevin Phillips describes his department's responsibility in ...

School board hires new superintendent | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

There's a new superintendent in town. DesMontes Stewart signed his contract with the Gainesville Independent School District on Saturday after members of the ...

NCTC celebrates spring commencement exercises | Local News  Gainesville Daily Register

North Central Texas College hosted a commencement ceremony Friday, May 17, at the University of North Texas Coliseum to honor the spring 2019 graduates.

Defending champs kick off volleyball season | Local Sports  Gainesville Daily Register

Last season couldn't have gone any better for the Callisburg Lady Cats volleyball team. The grueling year was eventually capped off with a Class 3A state ...

A Preview Of The 2019 Fanfares And Fireworks Show  WUFT

WUFT Community Relations Coordinator Sue Wagner discusses what to expect from this year's Independence Day celebration. It will take place on the evening ...

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