A welder’s errant spark touched off a fire that charred 1,200 acres of ranchland on Wednesday, January 24th, some 10 miles northeast of Eldorado. Most of the fire was contained on the Rooster McConaughey Ranch (formerly owned by the late Grace White) on the east side of Schleicher County Road 316.

Schleicher County Treasurer Jennifer Henderson presented the county commissioners with an 11-page report detailing the county financial position at the end of 2017 during Monday’s meeting of the Schleicher County Commissioners Court.

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) implemented new postage rates for some mailing and shipping products Sunday, January 21, 2018.

The title of this story is a non-truth. Yet, it happened and is history that needed to be written before it fades away in the annals of time.

After a career in radio and television news, I decided to concentrate on feature reporting. There are enough journalists covering the blood and guts of our country. I like to report on real life.

Football is a big deal at my house. I live with a bunch of guys who love the game. My daughter married a guy who loves the game. It only makes sense I’d be pulled into the gridiron mix.

Schleicher County Commissioners voted Monday, January 22nd, to create an 11,500-acre reinvestment zone in the southeast portion of the county. The move paves the way for the county to reach a tax abatement deal with developers of a wind farm proposed in that area.

Schleicher County Medical Center sponsored two days of active shooter training at the Eldorado High School auditorium on Monday and Tuesday of this week.

SAN ANGELO – The West Texas Rehabilitation Center’s (WTRC) 48th annual telethon and auction Saturday raised over $1.32 million to support its mission of providing top quality patient care in West Texas, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay.

Who needs “Punxsutawney Phil” to tell us what our weather here in west Texas will be?

Eldorado won the Ozona High School UIL AcademicSweepstakes (1st Place overall) out of 16 teams competing January 12th and 13th.

Schleicher County Tax Assessor-Collector Vanessa Covarrubiaz on Tuesday released lists of top taxpayers in the Schleicher County as the City of Eldorado.

Wind turbines and tax abatements were the main topic of conversation during a special meeting of the Schleicher County Commissioners Court on Friday, January 12th. The commissioners met behind closed doors for over an hour with attorney Robert Bass when he asked for a clarification about the application for a tax abatement filed for the Lost Mines Wind Energy Project..

The Eldorado City Council met at 12 noon on Friday, January 12th when they heard from Ben Rosenberg, the city’s financial advisor, about ways to pay for a new water tower.

Smoke On The Mountain presented by The Way Off-Broadway Players will once again feature the gospel-singing Sanders Family. There’s a rite of passage at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, where Reverend Mervin Oglethorpe is trying to bring this tiny congregation into the “modern world.”

The Eldorado Elementary Academic UIL Meet was hosted by Eldorado High School on December 8th and 9th. The Elementary UIL meet consists of 2nd through 5th grades.

Sutton County Sheriff’s Office staff were in a scramble after a light pole and power lines were downed in front of the Sheriff’s Office Tuesday morning, January 2, 2018.

Specific members of the SCISD faculty and staff were authorized by school district trustees Monday night to carry concealed weapons on campus. 

The 83rd annual Schleicher County Livestock and Food Show was held Saturday, January 6th operating under a new schedule. Silver buckles were given to the  champion and reserve champion in each division. The buckles where donated by businesses and individuals.

Eldorado Eagles cheerleaders Payton Whitten and Christine Lindsey recently traveled to London, England where they took part in the annual New Year’s Day parade along with other cheerleaders from across the United States.

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