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Silver Award winners in Mrs. Homer’s class (GPA of 85 to 94) include (L-R) Andrea Sandoval, Maddie Luedecke, Enrique Iglesias,  Ethan Hernandez, Beau Henderson, Brianna Garza, Jaxson Escarcega, Jayden Adame,  Wesley Sissom, and Gideon Williams. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS

Eldorado Elementary Presents Annual Student Achievement Awards

The 2024 Eldorado Elementary Awards Program was held Friday, May 17th in the Elementary School Auditorium with friends and family members in attendance per grade.

Howell’s Paintings to Be Displayed at Kerrville Art Show

Eldorado resident and accomplished oil painter, Virginia Howell has been invited to show her paintings at the prestigious 21st Annual Texas Masters of Fine Art and Craft Invitational Show, Friday, May 24, through Sunday, May 26, in the ballrooms of the historic YO Ranch Hotel.

TWDB Seeks Location for Automated Weather Station

Jon Cartwright, manager of the Plateau Underground Water Conservation & Supply District, announced this week that the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) is looking for a place in Schleicher County to place a weather station.

SCISD Recognizes & Honors Former and Outgoing Trustees

The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday afternoon, May 13th, and took the opportunity to recognize past and outgoing board members for their service to the district.

County Commissioners Meet, Handle Lengthy Agenda

Schleicher County Commissioners heard public comments Monday during a hearing regarding a renewal of the county’s criteria and guidelines for tax abatement procedures. County Judge Charlie Bradley explained that the process is required every two years in order for the county to grant tax abatements for projects such as wind and solar farms.

Seymore and Estrada Top EHS Graduates

Isaiah Seymore is the Valedictorian of the Eldorado High School Class of 2024, according to a statement released by the school on Monday. Seymore completed his four years at EHS with a 100.8367 grade point average.
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Obituaries
Jo Claire Compton Callison
Jo Claire Compton Callison
Jo Claire Compton Callison peacefully passed from this life on May 18, 2024 in Brownwood, TX. She was born on May 5, 1926 to Benjamin Leroy and Rachel Flora Truefitt Compton on their family farm in Grafton, West Virginia, the second of six children.
Cheryl Glynn Lock
Cheryl Glynn Lock
Cheryl Emfinger Lock went to be with her Savior on Sunday, April 28th, 2024. She was born on January 13th, 1947, to Bernice and Thurman Emfinger in New Braunfels, Texas. Thurman was stationed in Japan after World War II. He was killed in a plane crash while serving in Japan when Cheryl was three-years-old.
Rodolfo M. “Rudy” Guajardo
Rodolfo M. “Rudy” Guajardo
Rodolfo M. “Rudy” Guajardo, 93, peacefully passed on April 9, 2024 at his home in Eldorado, TX. He was born on April 20, 1930, in Sonora, TX to Eduardo and Francisca Guajardo. Rudy, …
LOCAL PUBLIC NOTICES
May 30, 2024
1) Schleicher County Bid Notice
May 23, 2024
1) Schleicher County Notice of Public Hearing; 2) Schleicher County Hospital District Notice of Public Hearing; 3) City of Eldorado Public Notice - English; 4) City of Eldorado Public Notice - Spanish; 5) Notice of Sale
May 16, 2024
1) Schleicher County Notice of Sale; 2) City of Eldorado Public Notice - English; 3) City of Eldorado Public Notice - Spanish
May 9, 2019
1) Public Notice of Test of Automatic Tabulating Equipment; 2) Notice of Sale; 3) Public Notice Property Tax Protest and Appeal Procedures
May 2, 2024
1) Schleicher County Notice of Public Hearing; 2) Notice of Application for Fluid Injection Permit
SPORTS
SAFE AT HOME --  Jason Covarrubiaz took advantage of a wild pitch to come sliding home from third as the Eldorado Eagles took on the Albany Lions in the second round of the State 2A Playoffs on Friday, May 10th at Donsky Field in San Angelo. Albany won the game 15-5. The Eagles were swept from the playoffs on Saturday, May 11th, as the fell to the Lions 10-0 at Cooper Cougar Field in Abilene. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
Eagles Nine Swept from Playoffs by Albany Lions
The Eldorado Eagles ran into a buzz saw last weekend as they dropped two straight games to the Albany Lions in the area round of the State 2A Playoffs. May 10, 2024 Albany 15 - Eldorado 5 The …
FIGHTING HEART AWARD -- For the second consecutive year, Tony Kmiec and Logan Prater received the prestigious Fighting Heart Award at the annual Eldorado High School Athletic Awards Banquet. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
EHS Athletes Honored at Annual Banquet
The EHS 2024 Athletic Awards Banquet was held on Monday evening, May 13th, in the Eagle Gym. Athletic Director Chad Tutle emceed the event, which is hosted each year by the Eldorado Eagles Athletic Booster Club.
SCISD LEGEND -- Melissa Elias (L)  and Emily Adame (R) presented Coach Randy Mitchel with a photo plaque honoring her 46 years of service to SCISD during the Shannon Harber Relays held last week. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
Shannon Harber Relays Held, Event to Be Renamed in 2025
The final edition of the Shannon Harber Relays were held Friday, May 10th at Larry Mitchel Stadium. Beginning next year, the elementary track meet will be called the Mitchel-Parker Relays in honor of long-time teachers Randy Mitchel and Joella Parker.
Eagles Nine to Face Albany in Area Playoff Series
The Eldorado Eagles baseball team will face the Albany Lions in a best-of-three series to determine the Area championship. The first game is slated for 5 p.m. on Friday, May 10th at Donsky Field in San Angelo.
SOARING INTO THE RECORD BOOKS -- Logan Prater soars to a distance of 18-2.75 to place first and claim the gold medal in the girls 2A Long Jump at the UIL State Track & Field Championship in Austin on Friday, May 3rd. She also claimed gold in the Triple Jump, closing out her high school career with eight State Meet medals, including three gold, three silver and one bronze. -- SPECIAL TO THE ELDORADO SUCCESS | SCOTT COLEMAN - 361-215-2726
Double Gold for Prater in Final Appearance at State Track & Field Meet
Logan Prater, Eldorado’s track & field phenom, ended her high school career with a bang on Friday, May 3rd at the State Track & Field Championships in Austin. If you were expecting anything else then you haven’t been paying attention.
Concho Valley
Owning Your Piece of Texas Workshop Set April 23 in SA
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host an “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Key Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” workshop on April 23 in San Angelo.
ASU News: $5.2 Million Gift for New Golf Facility
Angelo State University has received a $5.2 million gift from an anonymous donor to fund construction of an all-inclusive new golf facility, the Angelo State Golf Complex, on the east side of the ASU campus.
Annual Fundraiser to Benefit ADACCV’s Lifesaving Programs
The Alcohol & Drug Awareness Center for the Concho Valley (ADACCV) is excited to host its Annual Have a Heart for ADACCV E-Auction. The event takes place on Tuesday, February 13th from 9 AM until Wednesday, February 14th at 3 PM.
Lone Star State
East Texas Flood Victims Urged Caution Upon Returning Home
As East Texas residents return to clean up their homes and businesses after extensive flooding earlier this month, the Texas Department of State Health Services urged residents and business owners to exercise caution. Among the recommendations:
Number of Spring Tornadoes Far Outpaces the Average
April was a busy month for tornadoes across the United States with 373 recorded, bringing the total for the year to 549, the Austin American-Statesman reported.
Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Slated May 17-18 in Willis, TX
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a two-day wild horse and burro event May 17-18, at the Willis Ag Barn and Arena in Willis, Texas.
FEDERALLY PROTECTED NUISANCE -- Now is the time to take action to prevent barn swallows from building new nests or returning to unoccupied ones. -- STOCK PHOTO  | PHILLIP ACKERMANN/PEXELS
Tips to Prevent Barn Swallow Nests This Spring
Whether you hate the mess barn swallows leave or enjoy being able to watch them up close, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert encourages you to plan for these birds’ arrival now.
Early Voting Underway in Local Elections Across Texas
Early voting began Monday, April 22 for municipal, school board and various bond elections. It ends on April 30 with Saturday, May 4 being election day. What is on the ballot depends on where you live.
Lifestyle
Why do feet stink by the end of the day?
When I was a kid, our family would end the day by relaxing in front of the TV after dinner. Everyone would have a seat, take off their shoes and put up their feet. Before long, a strange and unsavory aroma invaded our noses. Sometimes our feet smelled so bad that my dad would joke, “Who cut the cheese?”
When schools experimented with $10,000 pay hikes for teachers in hard-to-staff areas, the results were surprising
The Hechinger Report presents findings from studies on teacher pay hike experiments in schools' hard-to-staff areas.
Fighting Food Insecurity Across the Country
(Family Features) To help fight food insecurity in America, a network of refurbished refrigerators containing free, fresh food for anyone in need has been placed across the country since launching in 2021.
Rodent damage: Will your car insurance cover chewed-up wiring?
Cheap Insurance provides advice on how to handle rodent damage to your car and how to avoid it in the future.
Rodent damage: Will your car insurance cover chewed-up wiring?
Cheap Insurance provides advice on how to handle rodent damage to your car and how to avoid it in the future.