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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 Eldorado City Council met in special session at 12 noon on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, and voted to adopt a budget totaling $424,700 for the city’s general fund and $2,039,350 for the utility …

The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday evening, August 28th in special session where they adopted the district’s 2023-24 budget and set an ad valorem tax rate for the coming …

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’ …

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, August 21st and voted to give themselves a 12% pay raise while approving 4% pay hikes for most other elected officials. County Judge Charlie Bradley and Justice of the Peace Rahegyn Franke did not receive a raise.

Two men killed in a head-on crash east of Eldorado on U.S. Highway 190 have been identified following an autopsy in Lubbock.

Proud father Michael Ballew snaps a photo of his son Grant and daughter Ella with Grant’s kindergarten teacher Alyssa Cooper during Meet the Teacher night on Monday, August 14th at Eldorado …

Schleicher County ISD students will be operating this year under a new set of rules, thanks to changes in the district’s Student Code of Conduct. Among the changes is a rule concerning vaping on and around the school campus.

The Eldorado City Council met Monday, August 14th, to handle the city’s monthly business. Among items on the agenda was a public hearing for a variance requested by Monica Soto who wanted to operate a commercial kitchen from a small trailer behind her home at 10 E. Fields Street.

Schleicher County ISD students will head back to school next week. Classes begin on Wednesday, Aug. 16th. Students will get their first holiday on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4th. Parent/teacher …

Schleicher County commissioners met Monday, August 7th, and considered several items of business, including a proposed pay increase for elected officials. Among those is a proposal that would raise the County Sheriff’s pay to $75,000 per year.

The Plateau Underground Water Conservation & Supply District (PUWD) board of directors met Wednesday, July 26th, and briefly discussed the passage of Senate Bill 2440 which mandates Texas counties to require future subdivisions to certify the availability of groundwater.

Eldorado volunteer firefighter Esubio Esquivel gathers up debris that spread across a pasture about eight miles west of town after a 2000 Ford pickup, driven by Seejack Lewis Hughes, 51, of Austin, …

Eldorado kids had an amazing Saturday last weekend at our 4-H fishing camp. We had 21 kids attend our camp held at Commissioner Gary Gibson’s Pond. The kids were able to learn about fishing laws and regulations from Game Wardens Chris Fry and Reid Dunagan.

The I-27 Numbering Act of 2023 (S.992) sponsored by U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and co-sponsored by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Martin Heinrich (NM), and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) to formally name the …

Schleicher County Treasurer Jennifer Henderson attended the National Association of Counties (NACo) annual conference and exposition last week in Travis County The nation’s largest annual …

The Schleicher County Rodeo Association held its 54th annual Top of the Divide Rodeo on Friday and Saturday, July 28th & 29th at the rodeo area south of town.

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