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Many Over the Counter Livestock Antibiotics to Require Prescription Starting in June

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a new rule that will require veterinary prescriptions to purchase certain antibiotics used for animals, previously sold over the counter. The new rule will come into effect from June 11, 2023, and will impact a number of veterinary antibiotics considered “medically important antimicrobials.”

Public Library Plans Summer Fun 2023 Programs

School is out for the summer and the Schleicher County Public Library is ready to keep you busy with various activities and programs for the Summer of 2023. All programs are free and for kids and adults of all ages.

Mias Amigas Club News

Four members of the board met on Thursday, May 11th. This year will be our 92nd annual meeting of this club, established in 1931. There will be some changes this year, most importantly the date. New reunion rates for 2023 are to coincide with the Schleicher County Rodeo in July.

EHS Graduation Slated Friday Evening

Thirty-three Eldorado High School graduates are scheduled to receive their diplomas Friday night, May 26th, at Larry Mitchel Stadium in Eldorado, provided the weather allows.

Eldorado Game Association Awards $24K in Scholarships

The Eldorado Game Association was pleased to award twelve $2,000 scholarships at the Academic Awards Program on Monday, May 15. The scholarships were presented by board member Bridget Chancellor to 2023 EHS seniors.

Eldorado’s Virginia Howell Among Exhibitors Selected for Texas Masters of Fine Art and Craft Show in Kerrville

Eldorado resident Virginia Howell has been selected to exhibit her award winning paintings in the prestigious 20th annual Texas Masters of Fine Art and Craft Invitational Show, Friday, May 26, through Sunday, May 28, in the ballrooms of the historic YO Ranch Hotel as 24 award-winning Texas artists transform the hotel into a breath-taking gallery of original artwork.
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Teresa C. Martinez
Our loving mother, Teresa C Martinez, 85 of Eldorado passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Friday, May 19th, 2023.
James (Jimmy) Lee Taylor
James (Jimmy) Lee Taylor age 57, passed away peacefully on May 16th, 2023, at BayIor Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas. His family celebrated his life of 57 years on Saturday May 20th, 2023, at Johnson’s Funeral Home San Angelo, Texas.
Henry Walter Speck, III
Henry Walter Speck, III, 70, of Graford, Texas passed away peacefully at home on April 17, 2023. Walter was born on February 6, 1953, to Henry Walter Speck, Jr. and Joyce Ann (Van Horn) Speck in San Angelo, Texas.
Eagles Baseball Season Ends in Loss to Albany
The Eldorado Eagles baseball team bowed out of the State 2A Playoffs on Friday, May 12th after losing the tie-breaker game 10-0 to the Albany Lions at Panther Field in Liberty Hill.
Robbi Martinez Signs to Play Basketball at HPU
Robbi Martinez was joined Tuesday by her parents Robert and Sonia Martinez and her younger sister Mimi as she signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Lady Yellow Jackets of Howard Payne University in Brownwood.
Eagles Compete at State Track Meet
Eldorado High School was represented by five athletes at the State 2A Track & Field Meet on Friday, May 12th at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.
Eagles Sweep Hamlin to Take Bi-District Crown
The Eldorado Eagles will face the Albany Lions in t he Area round of the State 2A Playoffs on Thursday and Friday in Liberty Hill, after dispatching the Hamlin Pied Pipers in the opening round of the playoffs to claim the 2023 Bi-District Championship.
EMS Netters Compete at District Meet in S. City
The Eldorado Eagle MS Tennis Teams traveled to Sterling City for the North Zone District Tournament on Saturday, May 6th. The 8th grade team brought home a total of six medals and won the overall Championship.
Concho Valley
Hords Creek Lake Near Coleman Infested with Zebra Mussels
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has identified Hords Creek Lake near Coleman as a site infested by invasive zebra mussels, indicating a thriving, reproducing population in the lake.
ASU News: Spring Commencement Ceremonies
More than 1,000 Angelo State University students are scheduled to walk the stage during five spring commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, May 12-13, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.
People/Plant Connection Gardening Seminar Slated for May 11th
The good spring rains haven’t made it to the Concho Valley, but gardeners are the ultimate optimist. They will plant their vegetables and landscape plants with confidence of rain coming. The May gardening classes, sponsored by The People/Plant Connection, will focus on education about Hummingbirds and how to bring them to your garden and landscape.
Lone Star State

House Lawmakers Defy Governor Abbott on School Vouchers

A key House education committee adjourned last week without voting on a school voucher bill that is Gov. Greg Abbott’s top priority this session, the Houston Chronicle reported. Barring some unforeseen maneuver in the last week of the regular legislative session, the bill is effectively dead for now.

DPS Reminds Drivers to Buckle Up, Drive Safely as Increased Enforcement Begins

AUSTIN – Memorial Day is just days away and that means kids are getting out of school, the days are getting longer and more people are hitting the road. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is taking this time to also remind drivers to celebrate this unofficial kickoff to summer safely so that everyone can enjoy their holiday.

Fort Hood Renamed Fort Cavazos After Korean, Vietnam War Hero

It’s official. Fort Hood, named for a high-ranking Confederate officer in the Civil War, has been renamed Fort Cavazos, in honor of native Texan Richard E. Cavazos, the country’s first Hispanic four-star general.

Poll Shows Support for Raising Minimum Age for Gun Purchases

A new poll released by the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin indicates three-fourths of Texans polled said they support raising the minimum age to purchase a firearm from 18 to 21, the Texas Standard reported.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held Tuesday for New Tesla Lithium Refinery in Robstown

Texas Governor Greg Abbott participated Tuesday, May 9th, in a groundbreaking ceremony in Robstown to celebrate Tesla’s new lithium refining facility and its potential economic impact on Texas.
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An 'Urgent Need’ For Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Is Clear: Empowering People Living With Crohn’s Disease And Ulcerative Colitis To Follow The Science
(BPT) - Living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), can be extremely frustrating to people living with the conditions and significantly …
El Servicio Postal celebra el 50 Aniversario de la ley que protege las
(NAPSMI)—El Servicio Postal de EE. UU. con­memorara el 50 aniversario de la ley que protege las Especies en Pelgro de Extincion (ESA, por sus siglas en ingles) con el lanzamiento de una nueva …
Postal Service Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act
(NAPSI)—The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) with the release of a new set of stamps on May 19. The stamps showcase photographs of 20 …