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Vicente Lopez of Sonora, a resident at Schleicher County Nursing Home, reacts as she receives a kiss from Elvis on Wednesday, January 8th...well, it was a kiss from Jim “Elvis” Runge, who had fun with nursing home residents on Elvis Presley’s birthday. The late King of rock & roll would have been 85 years old. -- COURTESY PHOTO | TERESA VARGAS
  • County Grants Extension as Kinder Morgan Pipeline Nears
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:24 PM
    Greg Neal, an attorney representing Kinder Morgan and its soon-to-be constructed Permian Highway Pipeline, was on hand to meet with Schleicher County Commissioners on Monday, January 13th. Neal asked for and received a 90-day extension to the road use and maintenance agreement the company has with the county. The old agreement was about to expire.

  • SCISD Trustees Extend Superintendent’s Contract
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:22 PM

    The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday, January, 13, 2020, and voted to renew Superintendent Robert Gibson’s contract for two years. Gibson had a year remaining on his current contract. The board members voted unanimously to extend that by another year giving him a two-year contract that begins with the 2020-21 school year.


  • City to Charge $3 Fee on Payments Made by Credit Card
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:19 PM

    A public hearing, originally scheduled for December 18, 2019, was held by the Eldorado City Council on Monday, January 13, 2020. The hearing was not held as planned in December due to the lack of a quorum. The reason for the hearing was to consider a proposed amendment to Ordinance #101 regarding convenience fees. No one from the public was present for the hearing, but it should be noted that, while the original hearing date and time was publicized, the rescheduled hearing was not. 


  • German Geography Teacher Visits Eldorado on Cross-Country Bike Trip
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:08 PM
    High School geography teacher and self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie, Jan Pickshaus, 34, took a year long break from teaching in Stuttarut, Germany in an effort to ride his mountain bike across the United States.

  • New Book tells Rich History of Goodfellow Air Force Base
    Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:06 PM
    Goodfellow Air Force Base is one of the oldest installations in the US Air Force. It’s rich and complex history is being told in a new book “Goodfellow Air Force Base” by Dr. John V. Garrett and CMSgt Tom Nurre (Ret.).

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Recent Obituaries

  • Dr. Jacqueline Jeffery Herold
    December 22nd 2019, after a long, courageous fight with ALS, Dr. Jacqueline Jeffery Herold passed away surrounded by her loving family. She demonstrated incredible strength and resilience daily, as she refused to let this disease dim her bright light and sense of humor. A cherished wife, mother, sister, and friend, Jacque’s life was defined by her selflessness, determination to help others, and unconditional love.
  • John Wesley Joy
    John Wesley Joy passed away Monday, December 23, 2019. He was born May 28, 1931 at King’s Daughters Hospital in Temple, Texas to Artie and Fannie Sykes Joy. John Wesley attended school in Sonora. When not in school, he was at the family ranch in Sutton County.

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