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Water District Board Meets

The Plateau Underground Water Conservation & Supply District board of directors met Tuesday, March 28th at the Schleicher County Extension Office on SW Main Street in Eldorado.

Seth Parker Wins Trip to D.C.

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative is excited to announce that Seth Parker from Eldorado High School and Izabella Morales from Menard High School won this year’s Government-in-Action Youth Tour Interview Competition and will represent the cooperative in June on an unforgettable all-paid, trip to Washington, D.C.

Woman’s Club Plans Bake Sale

Easter time is always a busy time and the Eldorado Woman’s club is here to help. The ladies are planning their “Tried and True Never Fail Bake Sale” at Easter this year.

DPS Issues Update on Fatal Wreck in Ozona

Additional information was released by the Texas Department of Public Safety regarding the traffic accident in Ozona on Monday, March 13th that claimed the life of Maria Alvarez Tambunga, 71, and her …

Commissioners Opt for New Swimming Pool Operator

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, March 20th and voted to accept a bid from Fidel Herrera for management of the county swimming pool this summer.

City Council Wants New Water Tank

The Eldorado City Council met Monday, March 13th and moved ahead with plans to replace the city’s aging water storage tank, located at the intersection of E. Hill Avenue and N. Pecan Street.
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Elizabeth ‘Dale’ Riedale West Eubank
Elizabeth “Dale” Riedale West Eubank of Bandera, Texas went to be with the Lord in Heaven at 3:03am on Friday, March 3, 2023. She peacefully crossed over taking the hand of Gene, her husband of 58 years, and went with him into Heaven. Dale is finally at rest in the arms of our loving Lord and Savior Jesus Christ after a hard and courageous battle against numerous health issues.
Linda Esperanza Fuentes
Linda Fuentes, 36, of Eldorado Tx went to be with our Lord and Savior Friday morning, March 3, 2023. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 6, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Eldorado Cemetery.
James “Harold” Lloyd
James “Harold” Lloyd went to the Place of Promised Rest on Monday, February 20th , 2023 at his home in New Braunfels, Texas at the age of 85.He was born on January 16th, 1938 in Paint …
The Eldorado Lady Eagles powerlifting team won the Texas State Powerlifting Championship in Division 1A- 2A at the meet held Wednesday, March 15th in Frisco, Texas by the Texas High School …
EHS Tracksters Compete at ASU Spring Break Meet in San Angelo
The Eldorado Lady Eagles placed fourth as a team with 54 total points at the ASU Spring Break Track Meet held Thursday, March 16th at LeGrand Stadium on the ASU campus in San Angelo. Teams competing ranged in size from 1A to 6A.
Eagles Meet Anthony in Van Horn, Sweep Double-Header
The Eldorado Eagles baseball team traveled to Van Horn on Friday, March 17th, where they met the Anthony Wildcats and swept both ends of a double-header.
Eagles Are 5-3 on Season, Sweep Van Horn to Open District Play
The Eldorado Eagles baseball team opened district play in dramatic fashion on Saturday, March 11th with a pair of no-hitters in a double-header against the Van Horn Eagles.
Nava & Pina Advance to State Powerlifting Meet
Ernesto Nava and Vinny Pina are advancing to the State Powerlifting Meet in Abilene on Saturday, March 25th at the Taylor County Expo Center. The pair earned the trip with outstanding performances at the Region 5 Division 4 Powerlifting Meet in Kingsville on March 7th where the Eldorado powerlifting team placed 10th overall from a field of 147 lifters.
Concho Valley
SAGHS to Host Program on Genealogical Research Guides
On April 4, 7:00 p.m., the San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society (SAGHS) Speaker Series features “Research Guides: A Key to More Exhaustive Research,” presented by Lori Thornton. Research guides describe available locality- or topic-specific resources.
Phillips to Speak at ADACCV Spring Luncheon on April 27th
The Alcohol & Drug Awareness Center for the Concho Valley (ADACCV) is thrilled to announce that Mackenzie Phillips will be the keynote speaker at ADACCV’s 6th Annual Spring Luncheon, which …
O.H. Ivie Lake Yields Yet Another Massive Largemouth Bass
O.H. Ivie Lake continued adding to its record run of sizable largemouth bass on Wednesday, March 15th with its 14th Legacy Class fish of the 2023 Toyota ShareLunker collection season. Ryan Muhlig of …
Lone Star State

Historic Alpine Ghost Tours Scheduled April 13-15

The award-winning Historic Alpine Ghost Tours are back April 13-15. Now in the fourth season, the historic walking tours are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. and will include a “spooky cocktail” courtesy of Reata Alpine.

Tech Savvy Scammers Use A.I. to Enhance Family Emergency Hoaxes

You get a call. There’s a panicked voice on the line. It’s your grandson. He says he’s in deep trouble — he wrecked the car and landed in jail. But you can help by sending money. You take a deep breath and think. You’ve heard about grandparent scams. But darn, it sounds just like him. How could it be a scam? Voice cloning, that’s how.

Amarillo-Area Woman Ordered Not to Practice Midwifery Without A License

AUSTIN – On March 21, 2023, Travis County District Court Judge Maria Cantú Hexsel issued a Temporary Injunction prohibiting Leah Hernandez from practicing midwifery without a license and …

First Texas Case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in Skunk Near Amarillo

AUSTIN- The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) confirmed this week the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in a striped skunk recovered from Carson County.This is the …
Beyond catnip: 7 safe, cat-friendly plants to have at home
Wag! compiled a list of seven plants that are nontoxic and fun for cats to chew and play with, especially if they don't react well to catnip.   
Looking to level up your family's health? Try dairy foods; the benefits go beyond bones
(BPT) - From delicious and nutritious cheese and creamy yogurt to cool, nutrient-rich milk and refreshing smoothies, dairy is a fundamental part of American cuisine. Not only do dairy foods make …
Which car will make for the best spring road trip?
(BPT) - Spring is a great time for a road trip, whether that’s a family getaway during a school break or a solo escape to take in the beauty of nature after a long, cold winter. According to …
Breaking up with friends: How to know when it's time to move on
(BPT) - Friendships are an essential part of living a fulfilling life. However, just like any other relationship, some friends are only meant to be part of your life for a reason or a season, rather …
Leading an active life every day of the week: 4 ways to work out with your dog
(BPT) - Finding motivation on a Monday can be tough. However, there's no greater motivator to get up and moving like having your canine companion by your side to help you take on Monday — and …