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Eldorado Woman’s Club Hears from Local DPS Troopers

BY NELL EDMISTON ELDORADO WOMAN’S CLUB Jacob Gamez and James Sissom, local officers of the Department of Public Safety, spoke to members of the Eldorado Woman’s Club September 12th.

UPS Reducing Service to Some Rural Communities

United Parcel Service (UPS) announced recently that it is scaling back delivery and pickup service to some rural and remote communities. One of those is Big Lake. Residents there were notified this …

City Council Meets, Considers Water System Upgrades & Emergency Preparedness Plan

The Eldorado City Council met Monday evening and approved spending $11,900 to update communications equipment connecting some of the city’s water wells to its two water towers. Utility …

Hospital Trustees Meet, Adopt 2024 Budget, Set Tax Rate

The Schleicher County Hospital District board of trustees met in special session on Monday, September 11, 2023, for a public hearing on its proposed budget for the 2024 fiscal year. With no one from …

Windfall or Pitfall?

Schleicher County Treasurer Jennifer Henderson isn’t sure yet if it’s a good thing or a bad thing, but the county last week received just over a quarter million dollars in sales tax …

Annular Solar Eclipse Only a Month Away

An annular solar eclipse visits will be visible in much of Texas, including here in Schleicher County on October 14, 2023. The event begins at about 11:41 am central daylight time with the speed of the Moon’s shadow traveling across the state at 2,313 mph.
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Frances Agnes Fish Edmiston
Frances Agnes Fish Edmiston was born in Fort McKavett on October 6, 1926, the youngest by 12 years of six siblings. She passed from this earth on September 15, 2023 in the Schleicher County Nursing Home, after only 15 days away from her ranch home (Under protest!).
Raul L. “Roy” Guerrero
Raul Guerrero, 79, went to meet his Lord and Savior on August 11, 2023, in San Angelo, Texas. Raul known to many as Cool Roy was born on December 23, 1943, in San Angelo Texas. He was the son of Josefa and Jorge Guerrero.
Jill Elaine Pitts Gulizia
Jill Elaine Pitts Gulizia was born January 19, 1964, in San Angelo, Texas. She passed away peacefully on August 10, 2023, in Galveston, Texas, at the age of 59.
September 21, 2023
1) Schleicher County ISD Request for Proposals. 2) Schleicher County ISD Request for Proposals. 3) Application for Private Club Registration Permit, 4) State of Texas Proposed Constitutional Amendments
September 14, 2023
1) Schleicher County ISD Request for Proposals, 2) Schleicher County ISD Request for Proposals, 3) State of Texas Proposed Constitutional Amendments
September 7, 2023
1) City of Eldorado Invitation to Bid
August 31, 2023
1) Hospital District Budget Hearing and Tax Rate Notice, 2) Schleicher County Tax Rate Notice, 3) City of Eldorado Invitation for Bids
August 24, 2023
Plateau Underground Water District Budget Hearing Schleicher County Tax Rate Notice
EMS Eagles Whip San Saba 14-0
The Eldorado Middle School Eagles got their third consecutive shutout victory on Thursday, September 14th as they defeated the San Saba Junior High Armadillos at Larry Mitchel Stadium in Eldorado.
EMS XC Runners Compete in Ozona, Irion County
Eldorado Middle School cross country runners ran in the Running with the Lions 2023 Invitational in Ozona on Saturday, September 9th.
EHS Cross Country Runners Compete in Lions Invitational Meet
Eldorado High School Eagle cross county runners competed in the Running With the Lions 2023 Invitational Cross County Meet in Ozona on Saturday, September 9th. The EHS varsity girls placed …
EMS Eagles Beat Sonora Colts 24-0
The Eldorado Eagles combined middle school team defeated the Sonora Colts 24-0 on Thursday, September 7th in Sonora. Ryder Walker put the Eagles on the board with a 30-yard run. He then completed a …
Turnovers Spoil Homecoming Hopes in Eagles’ 39-13 Loss to Broncos
A series of turnovers and drives that stalled deep in Sonora territory proved to be the downfall for the Eldorado Eagles on Friday, September 8th as Sonora Broncos claimed a 39-13 victory and ruined …
Concho Valley
SAGHS 50th Anniversary
The San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society (SAGHS) is excited to announce its return to in-person meetings after three years of virtual gatherings due to the pandemic.
ASU News: Rambunctious Week to Welcome Students to Campus
Angelo State University will kick off the 2023 fall semester with its annual Rambunctious Week, Aug. 23-27, featuring a wide variety of activities designed to welcome students to campus and help new students begin making the transition to college life.
SAGHS Offers Beyond Basic Genealogy
Are you familiar with basic skills in genealogy? Ready to learn more websites to try to find those relatives? It might be time to take the next step in your learning curve. Lisa Mahler, a board member of the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society, will teach a class from on Saturday, September 16th from 1-4 pm in the computer lab at the Stephens Central Library in San Angelo
Lone Star State
Texas A.G. Ken Paxton Acquitted on All Impeachment Charges
Ken Paxton has been reinstated as Texas Attorney General after the Texas Senate on Saturday acquitted him of charges of bribery and misuse of office. Only two Republican senators joined the 12 Democrats in voting to convict him of some of the 16 charges heard by the Senate, with four other charges dismissed by the Senate, The Dallas Morning News reported.
CWD Detected in Kimble Co. Deer Breeding Facility
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) received confirmation of a case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a deer-breeding facility in Kimble County, marking the second such detection in a …
DPS Names First Female Texas Ranger Major in History
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announces the promotion of Texas Ranger Captain Wende O. Wakeman to the rank of major, making her the first female Ranger major in the organization’s …
A.G. Ken Paxton’s Impeachment Trial Completes First Week
The first week of suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial in the Senate ended with his former lead law enforcement officer testifying an Austin developer alleged to have …
Hundreds of New State Laws Took Effect on September 1st
A total of 774 new laws went into effect on Sept. 1, affecting Texans in many areas of their lives, the Austin American-Statesman reported. The new laws concern property taxes, registration fees and …
Want to improve your home's curb appeal? Start with your driveway
(BPT) - Whether you're planning to sell your house in the near future or you just want to improve the look of your home's exterior, the first thing you may think of to improve its curb appeal is …
Sickle Cell Disease: More Than Just Growing Pains
(NAPSI)­—It’s what every parent wishes they could do for their child: solve the impossible.   For Vesha Jamison, that journey began when doctors raised the flag that he needed …
All Things Duct Cleaning
(NAPSI)—There may be a problem lurking in your house that you can’t even see: dirty ducts. But that doesn’t have to be. The Issue Even with the proper use of filters, your home’s heating and …
Climate change is lengthening growing seasons: How it's impacting every state
Stacker examined how growing seasons have changed across every state with data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Climate change is lengthening growing seasons: How it's impacting every state
Stacker examined how growing seasons have changed across every state with data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.