The new Schleicher County Nursing Home is approved for occupancy. Administrator Sarah Crone received word on Friday, May 17, 2013, from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services that the new facility may open. News quickly spread to the hospital district board of directors and the facility staff as well as the nursing home residents and their families.

The Eldorado-Divide SWCD presented Jimmy and David Whitten with a gate sign at the Schleicher County Range, Wool and Mohair contest held Saturday, April 20 at the Schleicher County Civic Center. The Whitten Family has supported the Schleicher County Range, Wool and Mohair contest for many years by hosting the Range portion of the contest.   COURTESY PHOTO

Local rancher Floyd West met with the Schleicher County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, May 28th to request that restrooms be installed at the Eldorado Cemetery Chapel. West said he had attended a recent funeral and was not aware that the chapel did not have restrooms.

County Judge Charlie Bradley advised West that he would investigate the cost of constructing a restroom facility near the chapel.


Melissa Rodriguez 20

Berta Nicholson 14

Water District

Dist 1

Ray Ballew 27

Ricky Fuessel 12

Dist 4

Steve Williams 63

Shay Parker 16

City Administrator Theo Melacon began his new duties this week and was on hand Monday evening for his very first city council meeting.
Mayor John Nikolauk called the meeting to order and, after an opening prayer and pledge of allegiance, he introduced Melancon to all in attendance.

Theo Melancon has been hired as city administrator for the City of Eldorado. The action came last Friday when the Eldorado City Council met in special session and voted unanimously in favor of Melancon.