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The County Information Resources Agency board of directors at the Texas Association of Counties announced Monday that Schleicher County Treasurer Jennifer Henderson has joined the board for a three-year term.

Through the years, the building at 102 N. Divide Street in Eldorado has been know by many names and served even more purposes. In the 1960s and 70s the building housed a convenience store and gas station known as Kwik Pantry. Later it was home to Hugh Killebrew’s tire shop. It’s been a flower shop, a donut shop and most recently a pizzeria.

BY BECKY WOFFORD ELDORADO GAME ASSOCIATION The Schleicher County Predator Association received a check for $13,800 from the Eldorado Game Association at their annual meeting on January 26th.

EHS students competed in the McCamey UIL Academic Meet Saturday, January 29th and placed third overall. Team and individual results for the Eldorado students who participated were as follows:

Schleicher County rancher and livestock producer Jimmie Powell was honored with the Harry Holt Good Neighbor Award during the 52nd annual West Texas Rehabilitation Center Telethon and Auction on Saturday, January 22, 2022.

With deer hunting a major recreational activity and economic benefit to the Texas economy, understanding more about the nexus of hunters, deer and the possibility of zoonotic disease transmission is important in ensuring the industry’s overall safety and sustainability.

e Schleicher County Hospital District board of trustees met Monday evening, January 24th, and accepted the resignation of nursing home administrator Pam Stokes who is leaving on January 31st.

SCISD Superintendent Robert Gibson said that 131 of the district’s 500 students were absent on Tuesday of this week. Things improved a bit on Wednesday when 122 were absent.

Changes are in the offing at Schleicher County Medical Center and the Schleicher County Nursing Home where both administrators will be leaving their positions in the coming days.

Three members of the Mighty Eagle Band performed with the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB ) Region-6 Band at Big Spring High School on Saturday, January 15th

The Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus is surging across West Texas like a tidal wave, including here in Eldorado where the State of Texas reported 60 active cases on Wednesday.

The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday, evening, January 10th and voted to approve a plan that changes the way trustees are elected.

Schleicher County Commissioners met for the first time in 2022 on January 10th and learned that the county is still in need of an election administrator. Rosemary Adame, who held the job since 2018, resigned recently in order to run for the County and District Clerk position.

Schleicher County is experiencing yet another wave of active COVID-19 cases as the highly contagious omicron variant spreads across the nation.

The Schleicher County Commissioners Court met Tuesday, December 28th and heard from Chief Deputy Chip Magee who explained that the Sheriff’s Office was approved for a $522,332.98 grant from the Homeland Security Grants Division.

The 87th Annual Schleicher County 4-H Livestock and Food Show was moved to Saturday, December 18th. Results for the show were not made available to The Success until this week. This year’s judge was Phillip Allan, an Ag teacher from Borden County. Allan is a Tarleton State graduate with 28 years in teaching.

On November 17, 2021, members of the Schleicher County Public Library board of directors met with representatives of the Eldorado Service Center and the Tocker Foundation to begin designing a new home for the Library.

My name is Ray Lewis Ballew and I am excited to announce my Republican candidacy for Schleicher County Commissioner Precinct 4. I have spent the majority of my life as a resident of Schleicher County.

2021 Eldorado Middle School UIL awards ceremony was held in the Eldorado High School Auditorium on Thursday, December 16th. Students in grades 5-8 competed at the District UIL Academic Meet in McCamey on December 2nd.

Community Baptist Church will present a special Christmas Eve viewing of “The Shepherd.” It is the pilot episode of the groundbreaking series “The Chosen” and will be presented free of charge at 5 p.m. Friday, December 24th, 2021.

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