Aislin Nixon was chosen last Saturday night as the 2014 SCRA Rodeo Queen at the 45th annual Top of the Divide Rodeo. She is the daughter of Cheyenne Walker and Asa Nixon. She is the granddaughter of Sherry and Johnny Walker and Gene and Rachel Nixon.

Zelenia Vasquez was also a queen candidate, she is the granddaughter of Feliciano and Guadalupe Vasquez.

Individual winners in the Top of the Divide Rodeo and their prize money are listed below.




Dr. Mark Bethame, executive director of the Concho Valley Community Action Agency (CVCAA) asked Schleicher County Commissioners on Monday, July 28th for a donation of more than $2,000 in order to maintain the agency’s funding at 2013 levels in the next budget year. The commissioners listened to Bethame’s presentation but did not immediately agree to his request.

Bethame explained to the commissioners that the $2,122.80 he was requesting represents five percent of the $42,457.43 that CVCAA doled out in Schleicher County in 2013.





Peggy Williams is set to retire as Schleicher County Clerk following more than 22 years of service to the county, with 20 of those years being in her current position. Her last day as clerk will be December 31, 2014.

Currently in the process of preparing for her retirement, Williams paused for a moment from her busy schedule to tell her story and share her thoughts about her career as County Clerk.





Lesser Prairie Chickens in Schleicher County? On Monday, July 28th the Schleicher County Commissioners Court along with Judge Charlie Bradley approved and signed a resolution asking that any and all parts of the county be excluded from a reference map circulated by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA).

The map that is currently under consideration includes Schleicher County in the Estimated Historic Range of the Lesser Prairie Chicken, a bird that is now listed on the Endangered Species List.