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The Eldorado Game Association held its annual Game Dinner on Saturday, November 4th, at the Schleicher County Civic Center. An estimated 1,200 people turned out for the dinner, catered by Pit Bar B Que of San Angelo, as well as the raffle that followed. Event organizers said it was a successful night, despite the fact that an internet service outage prevented the event from being live-streamed.

With roots extending from the cotton fields of Texas to the battlefields of Europe, Audie Leon Murphy remains one of the most beloved and highly decorated American combat soldiers of World War II. His extraordinary life, beset by poverty and hardship, transformed into a narrative of courage and resilience, ultimately becoming a tale that resonated with a nation in need of heroes.

Don’t miss this year’s Annual Game Dinner at the Eldorado Civic Center this Saturday, November 4th. Come out early to join in the fun. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each from 9 am until 7:30 pm. The drawing will start at 7:45 pm and no tickets will be added to the tumbler after the start of the drawing.

A group of about 50 local landowners an interested citizens met Monday evening, October 23rd with representatives of Apex Clean Energy at the Schleicher County Civic Center. The meeting concerned the Big Trail wind/solar/hydrogen extraction project that is proposed along the Schleicher/Sutton County line. A smaller portion of the project’s expected footprint extends eastward into Menard and Kimble Counties.

Schleicher County Medical Center (SCMC) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Marc Mesch, an experienced and highly qualified medical professional, to its dedicated team of providers.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday and approved accepting a $5,000 bid submitted through an online auction for the old Rosa’s Casita restaurant building at 318 Southwest Main Street in Eldorado.

Eldorado Middle School science teacher Lillian Hester and Michele Bischoffberger, the director of the Schleicher County Public Library, are excited about the upcoming community event centered around …

Eldorado Elementary kindergarten student Evelyn Enriquez receives the gift of a small pumpkin at the First Methodist Church pumpkin patch on Monday. Pam Spigarelli is one of the volunteers who helps …

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, October 2nd, and approved the purchase of a new 2023 model Deutz-Fahr 508D tractor with an operator’s cab. The 80 horsepower tractor comes with a …

BY GENE EDMISTON ELDORADO WOOLEN MILL A while ago, I got a call from a couple living in New Orleans, Louisiana. Paul and Peggy Stahls called to see if they could determine the authenticity of a green blanket having a label of “El Dorado Woolen Mill.” After several communications, the Stahlses decided to bring the blanket to Eldorado for a hands-on inspection.

Tumbleweed Smith, broadcaster, newspaper columnist, and after-dinner speaker, will present his latest one-man show to the Eldorado Woman’s Club at noon, Thursday, October 12 in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, September 18th and chose to take no action concerning the county-wide burn ban. County Judge Charlie Bradley explained that the 90-day burn ban, which has been in place since June 26th, will expire next week. However, just a few hours later, the county reversed course and announced the burn ban had been rescinded.

A Brownwood woman was killed and a Christoval man was seriously injured late Friday night, September 15, 2023, in a head-on collision about 10 miles east of Eldorado on U.S. 190.

The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday evening, September 11th and heard from Clint Alsobrook, regional manager of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) facility services …

Schleicher County Treasurer Jennifer Henderson isn’t sure yet if it’s a good thing or a bad thing, but the county last week received just over a quarter million dollars in sales tax …

An annular solar eclipse visits will be visible in much of Texas, including here in Schleicher County on October 14, 2023. The event begins at about 11:41 am central daylight time with the speed of the Moon’s shadow traveling across the state at 2,313 mph.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Tuesday, September 5th and voted to amend the 2023 budget in order to allow Justice of the Peace Rahegyn Franke to use money from her administrative fund to pay …

The National Weather Service office in San Angelo issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the area along the Schleicher/Sutton County line at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 27th. By that time, …

The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in Sonora, according to Texas DPS Sergeant Justin Baker, the department’s public information officer in San …

Eldorado High School students Raul Iglesias, Isaiah Seymore and Ricky Romo earned academic honors recently from the College Board National Recognition Programs. The programs celebrate students’ …

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