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Sonora PD Reports Counterfeit $100 Bills in Circulation

The Sonora Police Department reported this week that counterfeit $100 bills are circulating in the area. Individuals and businesses are encouraged to be vigilant and take the necessary steps to identify and avoid fraudulent bills.

Cindy Cawley Picked to Be Next Water District Manager

The Plateau Underground Water Conservation & Supply District board of directors met Thursday, May 30th, at the Schleicher County Civic Center where they voted to hire Cindy Cawley to replace Jon Cartwright when he steps down as the district’s manager at the end of August.

Flute Trio & Flute Quartet

The Eldorado High School Band flute ensembles performed at the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville on May 27th. The flute trio of Brooklyn Truelove, …

Commissioners Appoint Maskill as Next County Clerk

When Schleicher County and District Clerk Mary Ann Gonzalez retires on June 30th, she will turn her duties over to her current deputy clerk, Marsha Maskill. That news came during Monday’s meeting of the Schleicher County Commissioners Court when the men voted unanimously to appoint Maskill to fill the position.

Tony Gonzales Holds Off Brandon Herrera in GOP Runoff

U.S. Representative Tony Gonzales fended off a challenge Tuesday from gun rights activist and YouTube influencer Brandon Herrera in the Republican primary runoff election. Gonzales carried the night 15,023 to 14,616 in a low-turnout election where only 5.84% of the registered voters participated.

Schleicher County Medical Center Reports Data Breach

Schleicher County Medical Center and Schleicher County Family Clinic (SCMC) experienced a computer breach on March 13, 2024, that may have exposed information about our hospital and clinic patients.
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Obituaries
Anne Shipman
Anne Shipman
Anne Glee Postell was born October 25, 1937, in Brackettville, TX to Amos and Ethel Postell. She went to many schools and graduated from Greenville, Arkansas but always called Eldorado her hometown and school.
Princess Roberts Gruben
Princess Roberts Gruben
I was born in Canyon, TX on October 21, 1950 and moved to Heaven on June 4, 2024.
Ricky “Rick” Lynn Fuessel
Ricky “Rick” Lynn Fuessel
Ricky “Rick” Lynn Fuessel, 71, passed away on June 3, 2024. He was born on February 22, 1953, to Herbert and Lorine Fuessel.
LOCAL PUBLIC NOTICES
May 30, 2024
1) Schleicher County Bid Notice
May 23, 2024
1) Schleicher County Notice of Public Hearing; 2) Schleicher County Hospital District Notice of Public Hearing; 3) City of Eldorado Public Notice - English; 4) City of Eldorado Public Notice - Spanish; 5) Notice of Sale
May 16, 2024
1) Schleicher County Notice of Sale; 2) City of Eldorado Public Notice - English; 3) City of Eldorado Public Notice - Spanish
May 9, 2019
1) Public Notice of Test of Automatic Tabulating Equipment; 2) Notice of Sale; 3) Public Notice Property Tax Protest and Appeal Procedures
May 2, 2024
1) Schleicher County Notice of Public Hearing; 2) Notice of Application for Fluid Injection Permit
SPORTS
William Robledo, SCISD Athletic Director
William Robledo Named SCISD Athletic Director
Coach William Robledo was named this week as Schleicher County ISD’s athletic director, succeeding Chad Tutle, who resigned at the end of the school year.
SAFE AT HOME --  Jason Covarrubiaz took advantage of a wild pitch to come sliding home from third as the Eldorado Eagles took on the Albany Lions in the second round of the State 2A Playoffs on Friday, May 10th at Donsky Field in San Angelo. Albany won the game 15-5. The Eagles were swept from the playoffs on Saturday, May 11th, as the fell to the Lions 10-0 at Cooper Cougar Field in Abilene. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
Eagles Nine Swept from Playoffs by Albany Lions
The Eldorado Eagles ran into a buzz saw last weekend as they dropped two straight games to the Albany Lions in the area round of the State 2A Playoffs. May 10, 2024 Albany 15 - Eldorado 5 The …
FIGHTING HEART AWARD -- For the second consecutive year, Tony Kmiec and Logan Prater received the prestigious Fighting Heart Award at the annual Eldorado High School Athletic Awards Banquet. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
EHS Athletes Honored at Annual Banquet
The EHS 2024 Athletic Awards Banquet was held on Monday evening, May 13th, in the Eagle Gym. Athletic Director Chad Tutle emceed the event, which is hosted each year by the Eldorado Eagles Athletic Booster Club.
SCISD LEGEND -- Melissa Elias (L)  and Emily Adame (R) presented Coach Randy Mitchel with a photo plaque honoring her 46 years of service to SCISD during the Shannon Harber Relays held last week. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
Shannon Harber Relays Held, Event to Be Renamed in 2025
The final edition of the Shannon Harber Relays were held Friday, May 10th at Larry Mitchel Stadium. Beginning next year, the elementary track meet will be called the Mitchel-Parker Relays in honor of long-time teachers Randy Mitchel and Joella Parker.
Eagles Nine to Face Albany in Area Playoff Series
The Eldorado Eagles baseball team will face the Albany Lions in a best-of-three series to determine the Area championship. The first game is slated for 5 p.m. on Friday, May 10th at Donsky Field in San Angelo.
Concho Valley
Owning Your Piece of Texas Workshop Set April 23 in SA
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host an “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Key Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” workshop on April 23 in San Angelo.
ASU News: $5.2 Million Gift for New Golf Facility
Angelo State University has received a $5.2 million gift from an anonymous donor to fund construction of an all-inclusive new golf facility, the Angelo State Golf Complex, on the east side of the ASU campus.
Annual Fundraiser to Benefit ADACCV’s Lifesaving Programs
The Alcohol & Drug Awareness Center for the Concho Valley (ADACCV) is excited to host its Annual Have a Heart for ADACCV E-Auction. The event takes place on Tuesday, February 13th from 9 AM until Wednesday, February 14th at 3 PM.
Lone Star State
35 Texas Counties Eligible for Individual Disaster Aid
Residents in a total of 35 Texas counties now qualify for individual disaster assistance following a series of severe storms and flooding that began in late April, The Dallas Morning News reported.
Phelan Wins Re-Election Bid, Seeks Speaker Post Again
House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, narrowly won re-election in a hotly contested runoff race and has vowed to seek his third term as speaker, drawing threats from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to oppose any of his supporters in the 2024 primary.
Additional Disaster Assistance Approved for 7 Texas Counties
Seven Texas counties have been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for grants for emergency work and replacement of disaster-damaged public infrastructure, after severe weather and flooding struck much of Deep East Texas, Gov. Gregg Abbott’s office reported. Counties eligible for FEMA’s Public Assistance program include Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity and Walker.
East Texas Flood Victims Urged Caution Upon Returning Home
As East Texas residents return to clean up their homes and businesses after extensive flooding earlier this month, the Texas Department of State Health Services urged residents and business owners to exercise caution. Among the recommendations:
Number of Spring Tornadoes Far Outpaces the Average
April was a busy month for tornadoes across the United States with 373 recorded, bringing the total for the year to 549, the Austin American-Statesman reported.
Lifestyle
Make Summer Travel with Pets Enjoyable and Seamless
(Family Features) For pet owners, cats and dogs are part of the family, which means when it's time to head out of town this summer, the four-legged friends get to come along, too.
Creating a Pet-Friendly Palace
(Family Features) As much as you love your pets and work hard to make them part of the family, they're also a big responsibility. Part of that responsibility includes setting up your home so it's equal parts stylish (for you) and functional (for Fido).
Enjoy a Fruit-Infused Fourth of July
(Family Features) Fourth of July fun calls for favorite snacks that complement the excitement. Whether you're a pyro or prefer to leave the fiery entertainment to the experts, one thing you can take charge of is the dessert table with recipes like Apple and Berry Cream Cheese Tarts and Patriotic Apple "Donuts."
Quench Your Summer Cravings with Bold, Refreshing Beverages
(Family Features) In between summer adventures and hot afternoons spent poolside, you're likely looking to combat rising temperatures with a cool, refreshing beverage.
Add a Patriotic 'Pop' to Fourth of July Parties
(Family Features) Break out the red, white and blue and (safely) set off your favorite fireworks - it's time to honor America's birthday. Along with all the booms and blasts, make sure your crowd is satisfied with one of the country's most beloved snack foods.