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Eldorado Woman Killed in Icy Wreck on US 277

An Eldorado woman was killed Monday night on U.S. 277 when the pickup she was driving left the roadway and overturned near Meador Draw, some eight miles north of Eldorado. According to a report from …

City Council Moves Ahead with Plan to Replace Old Water Storage Tank

Eldorado City Council met at noon Thursday, January 26th and approved a plan to replace the city’s aging 500,000 gallon ground storage water tank with a new 300,000 gallon tank. The cost of the …

EHS Claims Sweepstakes in Ozona & Irion Co. UIL Meets

Eldorado High School students claimed Sweepstakes trophies in the Ozona and Irion County UIL academic meets on January 13th and 21st, respectively. Team and individual results follow below. Ozona …

AEP Texas prepares for winter storm and offers preparation tips for customers

(JANUARY 30, 2023) - AEP Texas is preparing for Winter Storm Mara that is predicted to affect parts of the AEP Texas service territory over the next few days, particularly in west and north Texas. …

City’s & County’s Top 10 Property Tax Payers Listed

The Schleicher County Appraisal District this week released its list of top taxpayers, both in the county as well as within the City of Eldorado.Live Oak Wind Project LLC, the wind farm located in …

S.C. Hospital District Board Meets for First Time in 2023

The Schleicher County Hospital District board of trustees met Monday night, January 23rd, and voted to call an election for open board seats on May 6, 2023.The board also voted to hire Eide Bailly, …
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Obituaries
Lynda Marie McGinnes
After a nine-month bout of illness, Lynda Marie McGinnes went to join her Creator’s Angelic Choir. She died on January 31, 2023 at 2:29 a.m. at Baylor Scott and White Heart Hospital in Plano, …
Rickey Dale Cathey
Rickey Dale Cathey age 58 of Eldorado, passed away January 31, 2023 after an unexpected illness.Rickey was born November 17, 1964 to Jimmy Dale Cathey and Martha Marie Ketchem Cathey in Hamilton, …
Gregorio Belman Rodgriguez
Gregorio Belman Rodriguez passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday morning January 8, 2023, he was 83.
SPORTS
EHS Lifters Compete in McCamey
Eldorado High School powerlifters fared well at the McCamey Powerlifting Meet held Saturday, January 14th.The Lady Eagles Powerlifting Team placed first with a score of 33 points. There were 74 girls …
Montes and Griffin Earn Powerlifing Gold
Eldorado High School hosted one of the first powerlifting meets in the area on Saturday, January 7th in the high school weight room. The quad meet included lifters from Ozona, Junction, Christoval and Eldorado, participating in boys and girls divisions.
Lady Eagles Under the Bright Lights
The Eldorado Lady Eagles defeated the Three Rivers Lady Bulldogs 77-30 during the San Antonio Spurs Hardwood Series at AT&T Center in San Antonio on Saturday, November 26th. The Lady Eagles are 5-1 this season.
Eagles Fall to Albany 49-13 in Bi-District Match
The Eldorado Eagles 2022 football season ended in a flurry of injuries and turnovers on Friday, November 11th at the Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater where the Albany Lions claimed the 48-13 victory and advanced to the Area round of the State 2A Playoffs.
Eagles Turnover Victory to Sterling City
The Eldorado Eagles turned the ball over seven times in their 24-6 loss to the Sterling City Eagles, twice on downs and five more times on fumbles.
Concho Valley
13.53 Lb. Bass Caught at O.H. Ivie
O.H. Ivie Lake claimed the first Legacy Class largemouth bass of the 2023 Toyota ShareLunker collection season Sunday for the second consecutive year. Tom Nilssen of New Braunfels landed ShareLunker …
West Texas Rehab Telethon 2023 Raises $1.8 Million
West Texas Rehabilitation Center’s (WTRC) 53rd annual telethon and auction Saturday, January 21st, raised over $1,805,313 to support its mission of providing the best patient care in West …
Sonora Police Issue Scam Alert
The Sonora Police Department issued a scam alert on Wednesday, January 28, 2022, concerning callers (male or female) who claim they are with the Sonora Police Department Association Fundraiser.
Lone Star State

Ample Natural Gas Supply Available During Winter Storm Mara: RRC is Monitoring Round-the-Clock

The Railroad Commission of Texas’ preparations for Winter Storm Mara began well ahead of time as we began tracking the approaching weather last week; activated the RRC Emergency Management Team on Sunday

Senator Ted Cruz Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Impose Term Limits for Congress

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) introduced on Monday an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to impose term limits on members of Congress. The amendment would limit U.S. …

Grants Available to Offset Costs of Prescribed Burning

Texas A&M Forest Service has awarded $522,162 in grants to Texas landowners for the treatment of more than 18,000 acres with prescribed burning.

Supreme Court Allows Migrant Removal to Continue for Now

The U.S. Supreme Court’s chief justice on Monday paused the scheduled lifting of an emergency health order the federal government has used for more than two years to quickly turn away migrants, including those seeking asylum, at the southwest border.
Lifestyle
Keep Rocking This Year with Maaco’s Rock On In 2023 Sweepstakes
(NewsUSA) - Maaco, North America’s body shop, is celebrating the start of 2023 in rock and roll fashion by giving away 23 JBL speakers. The sweepstakes, which invites entrants to share their …
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How a mother’s insights helped her feel more confident managing her diabetes
(BPT) - One woman’s story about how her life changed after over three decades living with diabetesParenting is a 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week job. For Melanie, it’s not her only …
70 photos from the '70s that show how the world was changing
Stacker compiled a collection of 70 images that show how the '70s changed the world. See photos of the decade's defining moments from politics to pop culture.
Women on quarters: Who they are and why it matters
Stacker compiled research to explore the lives of the 10 women celebrated by the American Women Quarters Program halfway through its four-year run.