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Pecan Tree facility’s owner sells
The company that owns a Gainesville nursing home facility has signed a deal to sell it along with 37 other facilities run by beleaguered operator Senior Care Centers. Senior Care Centers LLC, based in Dallas, operates Pecan Tree Rehab and Healthcare and leases the physical facilities from Sabra Heal
No credit necessary: Anonymous donor hands radio station $10,000 to distribute to people in need
A real-life “Secret Santa” paid a visit to Gainesville this week. An anonymous donor provided $10,000 cash to local radio station KGAF to distribute to anyone in need, the radio station announced during a special live “Secret Santa” event Wednesday morning.
Pulse of the voters: Voters talk midterm outcome and their outlook on the future of politics
With the midterm elections in the rearview mirror, it's time to focus on the future. For the Register's last Pulse of the Voters installment of the year, we asked area residents how they felt about the outcome of the November election and what it means for 2019.
Get up close with a snow plow
The Texas Department of Transportation will host “Don’t Crowd the Plow,” a winter safety event, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 at the Texas Travel Information Center at Gainesville.
Airplane seat maker faces racial discrimination lawsuit
GAINESVILLE, Texas — An African-American employee of Zodiac Seats U.S. is suing his employer for discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation after he said white employees used racial slurs against him and even left a noose in his workspace.
Valley View’s Kassen signs with Texas Tech
Valley View senior Cale Kassen had quite the track and field season last year. He racked up three goal medals at the Class 2A state track meet and recorded two state records. So as college recruiters naturally came calling for Kassen, the process of narrowing down his collegiate athletic future has
PHOTO: Pet of the Week
Emerson is the Noah’s Ark Animal Shelter Pet of the Week! He’s a 7 1/2-year-old male domestic shorthair cat weighing 11 pounds and testing negative for feline leukemia. He’s declawed and very independent, so he’d be best as an indoor cat with no other cats or dogs around. To meet Emerson or one of h
Lawton brothers honored for rescuing man with dementia
LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) - Two Lawton two residents are being praised as heroes thanks to their actions to reunite a man with dementia with his wife. At a ceremony in Oklahoma City, Priest Brothers Wrecking service was honored for their heroic actions on December 26, 2016. They responded to a call in
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Texas judge who approved plea deal for alleged Baylor University rapist faces public backlash
The outrage over a light sentence handed to a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape has already gotten him banned from his current school. The outcry may also cost the judge who approved a plea agreement that included no jail time.
Beto O'Rourke lost in Texas, but 2020's coming...
(CNN)Beto O'Rourke emerged as a Democratic superstar during the 2018 midterms. CNN's Chris Cillizza explains that even though he lost his Senate race, the possibility of a presidential race in 2020 isn't out of the question for the Texas congressman.
Cooke County, Valley View sign pact on subdivisions
Cooke County has entered into an interlocal subdivision control agreement with the city of Valley View. The agreement determines who controls the subdivisions in the extraterritorial jurisdiction one-half mile around the city limits, according to Cooke County Judge Jason Brinkley.
Lady Eagles breeze through Gainesville
The Valley View Lady Eagles hit the Gainesville Lady Leopards with waves of offense and held Gainesville to three quarters of single-digit scoring. Jasmyn Studamire couldn’t be stopped as she put down 32 points to lead the Lady Eagles in scoring and to a 66-41 victory on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at Valley V
Anonymous donor floods Gainesville Christmas airwaves with $10,000 cash
GAINESVILLE, Texas — For the past two weeks KGAF AM 1580 radio in Gainesville has been advertising a really "big" secret to be revealed Wednesday morning. The reveal, at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday as promised, involved $10,000 and proof that Christmas spirit is indeed in the air in Cooke County.
Gainesville falls to Bonham 67-52
The Gainesville Leopards had three players score in double digits, but the Bonham Warriors had Josh Ekpe, who was the best scorer on the floor. The Leopards were stunned by falling into an early, first-quarter hole. They hung around throughout much of the game, but the Warriors pulled away late for
PHOTO: Law Dogs support Littlest Angels
Law Dogs Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club donates $4,500 Friday, Dec. 7 from their annual marble run to benefit the Cooke County Littlest Angels program. Chad Lang, with the Law Dogs, and Sandy Schmitz, interim CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cooke County, are shown holding the check surrounded by
GF-R celebrates new fire engine
Quint 3 is now in service. On Monday, Dec. 10, members of Gainesville Fire-Rescue participated in a brief pushing-in ceremony at the Steven K. Fleming Public Safety Center, 201 Santa Fe St., to keep up with a longstanding tradition.
Man gets 35-year prison sentence
A 33-year-old Gainesville man was sentenced this week to 35 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of burglarizing a home, according to the Cooke County District Attorney’s Office.
LIVE! Bellator 210 Weigh In Results, Streaming Video
The place is here, WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., and the time is now. The weigh ins for Bellator 210: “Njokuani vs. Salter” tomorrow night (Fri., Nov. 30, 2018), which airs Friday on Paramount Network, officially go down today (Thurs., Nov. 29, 2018) before Middleweights Ch