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SWTEC Hosting Nixon Retirement Reception

Southwest Texas Electric Cooperative will be hosting a retirement reception for L.P. Nixon on Wednesday, June 7th from 2 - 4 PM. SWTEC would like to invite family, friends, former employees, and members to come by the coop’s break room as we gather to celebrate L.P’s 45 year career.

It’s Another Banner Year for Eldorado FFA

When the local FFA chapter competes at the district level, Eldorado students compete against 19 other schools ranging in size from 1A to 6A. Meanwhile, Area 2 is composed of schools from Del Rio in the south to New Home in the north, Junction in the east and Anthony in the west.

2 Local Students Graduate, 6 Named to Dean’s List at ASU

Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, conferred 830 undergraduate and graduate degrees on 825 graduates during the 2023 spring commencement exercises on May 12-13 at the ASU Junell Center/Stephens Arena.

EHS Grads Receive Diplomas, Look to Future

Thirty-three Eldorado High School graduates received their diplomas on Friday evening, May 26th, at Larry Mitchell Stadium, as an audience of friends, family, and well-wishers looked on.

Eldoradoans Remember County’s 23 Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

A crowd of about 60 people gathered Monday morning, May 29th, at the Eldorado Cemetery to pay tribute to Schleicher County’s war dead as part of the annual Memorial Day observance.

EHS Flutes Earn Division 1 Ratings at State Contest

EHS musicians continued to rack up the wins at the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest on Monday, May 29 at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville ISD.
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Victor Gutierrez, Jr.
Victor Gutierrez Jr. was born on March 13, 1945 to Victor and Ventura (Reyes) Gutierrez in Natalia, TX. He went to be with the Lord on June 3, 2023 with his loving wife Margaret by his side. A rosary will be held on Tuesday, June 6th at 7pm at Love Funeral Home in Eldorado, TX, and the funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 7th at 10am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish in Eldorado, TX.
Teresa C. Martinez
Our loving mother, Teresa C Martinez, 85 of Eldorado passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Friday, May 19th, 2023.
James (Jimmy) Lee Taylor
James (Jimmy) Lee Taylor age 57, passed away peacefully on May 16th, 2023, at BayIor Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas. His family celebrated his life of 57 years on Saturday May 20th, 2023, at Johnson’s Funeral Home San Angelo, Texas.
Eagles Baseball Season Ends in Loss to Albany
The Eldorado Eagles baseball team bowed out of the State 2A Playoffs on Friday, May 12th after losing the tie-breaker game 10-0 to the Albany Lions at Panther Field in Liberty Hill.
Robbi Martinez Signs to Play Basketball at HPU
Robbi Martinez was joined Tuesday by her parents Robert and Sonia Martinez and her younger sister Mimi as she signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Lady Yellow Jackets of Howard Payne University in Brownwood.
Eagles Compete at State Track Meet
Eldorado High School was represented by five athletes at the State 2A Track & Field Meet on Friday, May 12th at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.
Eagles Sweep Hamlin to Take Bi-District Crown
The Eldorado Eagles will face the Albany Lions in t he Area round of the State 2A Playoffs on Thursday and Friday in Liberty Hill, after dispatching the Hamlin Pied Pipers in the opening round of the playoffs to claim the 2023 Bi-District Championship.
EMS Netters Compete at District Meet in S. City
The Eldorado Eagle MS Tennis Teams traveled to Sterling City for the North Zone District Tournament on Saturday, May 6th. The 8th grade team brought home a total of six medals and won the overall Championship.
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ASU News: $1 Million Challenge Grant for New ASU Rodeo Team
Angelo State University has received an anonymous challenge grant of up to $1 million aimed specifically at funding renovations and updates to the ASU Rodeo Arena (formerly the Bly Arena) at the San Angelo Fairgrounds, which will be the practice facility for the new ASU Rodeo Team.
Hords Creek Lake Near Coleman Infested with Zebra Mussels
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has identified Hords Creek Lake near Coleman as a site infested by invasive zebra mussels, indicating a thriving, reproducing population in the lake.
ASU News: Spring Commencement Ceremonies
More than 1,000 Angelo State University students are scheduled to walk the stage during five spring commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, May 12-13, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.
Lone Star State

Chronic Wasting Disease Detected in a Free-Range Deer in Bexar County

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) received notification of a new case of Chronic Wasting Disease in a free-range white-tailed deer in Bexar County.

State Rep. Andrew Murr Issues Statement on Impeachment of Attorney General Ken Paxton

State Representative Andrew Murr (R-53) of Junction chaired the House Committee on General Investigating that recommended impeachment charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. He offered the following statement after the full house voted on Saturday, May 27th to impeach Paxton on 20 counts:

House of Representatives Impeaches Attorney General Ken Paxton

The Texas House voted overwhelmingly to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton Saturday, only the third time in the state’s history that has occurred. The Austin American-Statesman and numerous news outlets reported the chamber voted 121-23 to remove Paxton, 60, from office while he awaits a trial in the Senate during a special session yet to be called.

House Lawmakers Defy Governor Abbott on School Vouchers

A key House education committee adjourned last week without voting on a school voucher bill that is Gov. Greg Abbott’s top priority this session, the Houston Chronicle reported. Barring some unforeseen maneuver in the last week of the regular legislative session, the bill is effectively dead for now.

DPS Reminds Drivers to Buckle Up, Drive Safely as Increased Enforcement Begins

AUSTIN – Memorial Day is just days away and that means kids are getting out of school, the days are getting longer and more people are hitting the road. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is taking this time to also remind drivers to celebrate this unofficial kickoff to summer safely so that everyone can enjoy their holiday.
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