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A total of 568 Schleicher County voters cast ballots in the May 24th primary runoff election with the vast majority of the votes being cast on the Republican ticket. Rahegyn Franke defeated T.J. Rodriguez 326-213 to be the Republican nominee for Justice of the Peace.

The Eldorado High School 2022 Spring Band Concert was held Thursday, May 19th, in the EHS auditorium. During the concert, Band Director Michael Bell and Assistant Director Justina Saunders presented retiring Elementary Music Teacher Joella Parker with a bouquet of flowers and praised her 44 years of support for the band program at all grade levels.

The EHS Academic Award Ceremony this year was held in the Eldorado High School Auditorium this past Monday, May 16th 2022. Junior Sam Griffin led the Pledge of Allegiance to open the program.

Jonathan McGee is the Valedictorian of the Eldorado High School Class of 2022, according to a statement released by the school on Monday. McGee completed his four years at EHS with a 101.9642 grade point average. Natalie Guadarrama is the class Salutatorian. She finishes her high school career with a 101.1052 grade point average.

Schleicher County Justice of the Peace Phil Edmistion donated $5,000 from his administrative fund to the Schleicher County Sheriff’s Office for a one-year subscription to the CodeRED internet-based notification system.

Jessica Garcia and Logan Prater will represent Eldorado High School at the UIL State Track Meet in Austin on Friday, May 13th.

Twelve Eldorado High School girls who applied for the Eldorado Woman’s Club scholarship were honored by the club on Tuesday May, 10th in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church. The scholarship is awarded each year to deserving girl graduates.

Eldorado City Council met Monday, May 9th and approved a zoning variance from residential to commercial for 111 Herman Street. Jessica Fuentes requested the zoning change at the council’s April 11th meeting.

Members of the Eldorado Woman’s Club gathered Monday, May 2nd to mark the club’s 100th anniversary by dedicating a new park bench near the gazebo at the Meador Park on Main Street in Eldorado.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, May 2nd and voted to proceed with the process of taking bids for paving a portion of County Road 220.

BY NANCY LESTER ELDORADO BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE May 9 – May 13 has been designated as “Clean Up” week in Eldorado! Everyone is being asked to mow and clean their own property and to do everything they can to make our “City of Gold” look its very best!

Eldorado High School students traveled to Canyon on Friday 22nd the Region 1-2A UIL Academic Meet. Students advancing to the State UIL Meet include: Jonathan McGee - Top Physics; Jaydyn Doran - Literary Criticism; and Jocelyn Massey - Editorial Writing. Sissy Coronado and Raul Iglesias will make the trip as alternates.

The EHS Class of 2022 invites you to attend their Decision Day Parade on Thursday, May 5th as they announce their post-secondary school intentions to the world. You are invited to join them as they reveal their plans to attend college, enroll in a trade school, enlist in the military, or join the workforce.

The Eldorado City Council met in a called special meeting on Monday, April 25, 2022 and voted in favor of a resolution authorizing an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for an upcoming sidewalk project.

City of Eldorado officials remain puzzled about the origins of an explosion and fire that claimed two shop buildings adjacent to City Hall.

BY NELL EDMISTON ELDORADO WOMAN’S CLUB The month of May will be busy for members of the Eldorado Woman’s Club. On May 2, the club will dedicate a bench commemorating 100 years of service to the community. The dedication will be at 11:00 a.m. at the gazebo on the corner of Hwy. 190 and Main Street.

An explosion rocked the downtown area of Eldorado at about 4 a.m. on Saturday, April 8th with a subsequent fire engulfing utility and shop buildings adjacent to Eldorado City Hall.

AUSTIN – National media went wild over Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s April 6 press briefing vow that he would bus illegal immigrants to Washington D.C. But they overlooked an Abbott plan I figured would matter much more: “enhanced safety inspections” of commercial trucking coming off the international bridges from Mexico.

The Eldorado City Council met at 12 noon on Monday, April 11th and discussed the explosion and fire that claimed two of the city’s shop and storage buildings early Saturday, April 9th.

An explosion rocked the downtown area of Eldorado at about 4 a.m. on Saturday, April 8th with a subsequent fire engulfing utility and shop buildings adjacent to Eldorado City Hall

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