Sydney Covarrubiaz of Eldorado was named to the Texas Sportswriters Association 1A All-State Softball Team on Monday, June 30th.

Covarrubiaz was selected to the Honorable Mention squad as a utility player in only her Freshman year.

She was previously named to the All-West Texas Softball Team and was the Newcomer of the Year in District 1-2A.







Several followers of the imprisoned FLDS prophet Warren Jeffs have turned up in Boise (pronounced boys) City in the Oklahoma panhandle, where they have purchased property inside the town and have opened new businesses.

Boise City residents held a town hall meeting on Tuesday, July 1st after learning that some of the newcomers in their community were associated with the polygamous FLDS church.

Approximately 300 community members turned out for the meeting that was held in the county fair building. Sam Brower, a private investigator from Cedar City, Utah, and Gary Engels an Arizona investigator with the Mohave County Attorney’s Office were on hand to visit with the crowd.



An Eldorado man was hospitalized and may face jail time after a high-speed chase ended with him rolling his pickup and having to be extricated from the crash.

The story began at about 7:50 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1st, when Scheicher County Deputy Jason Chatham attempted a traffic stop on South Divide in Eldorado.

Chatham reports that Rogelio Rodriguez, Jr., 30, of Eldorado, failed to stop and attempted to evade him.





Despite the rains received in the past six weeks, water levels have not risen significantly in wells that supply the City of Eldorado, according to a report given Monday night by Utility Superintendent Floyd Fay to the Eldorado City Council.

Consequently, the city remains in Drought Stage II and watering restrictions are being enforced.




SAN ANGELO — Bill Nikolauk, president of 1st Community Federal Credit Union, headquartered in San Angelo, was chosen as CEO of the Year by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) in the asset category $250 million in assets or less.

“Bill Nikolauk has been a valuable asset to 1st Community Federal Credit Union, demonstrating exemplary leadership skills and ardent dedication that is an inspiration to his colleagues,” said E.H. “Pete” Weldon, Chairman of the Board. “This award is a testament to his outstanding service on behalf of our members.”