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Jacob Daniel Aguayo, 30, of San Angelo, died in a fiery crash on Thursday, February 29, 2024, some six miles east of Eldorado on U.S. 190. Aguayo was driving eastbound when his 2017 Ford delivery truck left the roadway and struck a tree before catching fire.

Angelo State University received an anonymous $500,000 gift to establish the Bob Johnson Rodeo Endowment that will support operations for the ASU Rodeo Team.

On Saturday, February 17th, 13 EHS Students (who entered a total of 15 works of art) competed at the Region 15 V.A.S.E. (Visual Art Scholastic Event) Art Contest in San Angelo at Central High School.

The Eldorado High School band’s flute trio and flute quartet will perform at the Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest on May 25th and 27th, in Austin. The groups performed Saturday, February …

U.S. Representative Tony Gonzales held an hour-long meeting with local voters at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, February 20th, at the Old Bank Building on Southwest Main Street in Eldorado.

Eldorado residents reported hearing numerous helicopters passing overhead Monday evening, February 12th, with others saying that the aircraft were landing and taking off from the Schleicher County Airport.

A group of local citizens attended Monday night’s meeting of the Eldorado City Council and took the opportunity to voice their displeasure with proposed changes to the stipends council members receive as well as credit they receive for city utilities. The council had proposed raising the amount of stipend council members receive for attending meetings, as well as providing utility credits for life to council members who serve at least eight years.

A McCulloch County jury last week found Nicholas Jarrett Miller guilty of starting fires at the 111-year-old Mason County Courthouse and an occupied residential structure on February 4, 2021.

Eldorado High School CX Debate Teams traveled to Sonora on Monday, February 5th to compete in the District CX Debate Meet.

Schleicher County won 3rd place in District competition at the San Angelo Livestock Show Food Challenge contest on Wednesday, January 24.

Some 20 years after the infamous FLDS prophet Warren Steed Jeffs led more than a thousand of his loyal followers to the YFZ Ranch near Eldorado, the story he wrought here, a tale of polygamy, underage marriage and power-hungry prophets continues to reverberate across the western United States.

At their annual meeting on January 17th, the Schleicher County Predator Association received a check for $27,600 from the Eldorado Game Association as their part for the services of two county trappers for 2024.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, January 22nd and voted to increase the price of burial plots in the Eldorado Cemetery from $100 to $550. A section of eight grave sites will cost $3,800. The county is also placing rules on the way cemetery lots are curbed.

The Plateau Underground Water Conservation & Supply District board of directors met Thursday, January 11th at the Schleicher County Civic Center where they heard for a second time from a group individuals expressing concerns about a hydrogen extraction facility proposed for construction in the northeast portion of Schleicher County.

Holly Bryan, with Bluebonnet CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), spoke with members of the Eldorado Woman’s Club on January 9th. She explained the role advocates take in the court process for children removed from their homes. CASA duties include placement, visitation, and court proceedings.

Eldorado Middle School Robotics competed at the Region 15 TCEA Robotics competition at San Angelo Foster Communications Coliseum on January 10, 2024.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, January 8th and voted to approve an amendment to a tax abatement agreement for the Mittel Rockerfeller Solar Project proposed for the northern part of the county.

EHS cheerleaders Addie Triplett and Heidi Estrada performed in the New Year’s Day Parade in London, England as part of the Varsity Spirit All-American cheerleading squad. Members of the squad …

The Eldorado City Council met Monday evening, January 8th and decided to hold a public hearing so they can increase the stipend that council members are paid for attending meetings, as well as extending the time council members can receive reduced price utilities.

Michelle Gonzales, 52, of Carlsbad, was killed Friday, November 22, 2023 in an apparent murder/suicide that also took the life of her estranged husband, Randy Gonzales, 58.

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