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Hospital Trustees Approve Software Lease, Grant Tax Abatement to Cold Creek Solar, LLC

The Schleicher County Hospital District board of trustees met Monday evening, November 27th and voted to enter into an agreement with six other hospitals. The deal will allow the seven facilities to save money through a joint lease agreement for electronic health records software.

Covarrubiaz Seeking Re-Election

Hello my fellow citizens of Schleicher County. I am excited to announce my candidacy for re-election as your Tax Assessor-Collector.

Rep. Andrew Murr Announces Retirement From Texas House

To my Fellow Texans in the Hill Country, West Texas and South Texas: Serving the past five terms as your Representative in the Texas House has been a high honor. During this time, I have logged more than 127,000 driving miles representing a district nearly the size of the State of West Virginia.

SCISD Trustees Eye Options for Issuing Construction Bonds

The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday evening, November 13th, and took a preliminary look at financing options for a potential bond election.

County OKs Tax Abatement/PILOT Deal with Cold Creek Solar Farm

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, November 13th and voted to approve an application for a reinvestment zone and tax abatement agreement with Cold Creek Solar, LLC for a solar farm north of Eldorado along the Tom Green County line.

City Council Awards Contract for Construction of New Water Tank

The Eldorado City Council met Monday evening, November 13th, and approved hiring TTE, LLC, a Marble Falls, Texas construction company to dismantle the city’s aging ground storage water tank and build a new 250,000 gallon tank.
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Joe Allen Lee
Joe Allen Lee
Joe Allen Lee, son of Joe Robert Lee and Mildred Hite. Born May 18, 1932, in O’Donnell, TX. Went to be with the Lord on November 8, 2023.
Kathy Denise Orr
Kathy Denise Orr
Kathy Denise Orr was called to join her Lord and Savior Monday, October 23, 2023, in Sonora, Texas unexpectedly after bravely battling through a debilitating illness for the last few years.
Thomas Allen Mason
Thomas Allen Mason
Thomas Allen Mason passed away in Springdale Arkansas on September 27, 2023, at the age of 84 years old. He was born January 21, 1939, in Compton California to Dwight & Lucille Mason.
November 30, 2023
1) Securities and Exchange Commission Request for Proof of Claims; 2) Notice of Public Meeting SCISD's State Financial Accountability Rating
November 23, 2023
1) Securities and Exchange Commission Request for Proof of Claims; 2) Notice of Public Meeting SCISD's State Financial Accountability Rating
November 16, 2023
1) Schleicher County Hospital District Notice of Public Hearing; 2) Securities and Exchange Commission Request for Proof of Claims
October 19, 2019
1) Notice of Special Election; 2) SC Hospital District Public Hearing Notice Regarding Reinvestment Zone; 2) City of Eldorado Invitation for Bids
October 12, 2023
1) City of Eldorado Invitation for Bids; 2) Schleicher County Public Hearing; 3) Schleicher County Call for Bids
5-2A ALL-DISTRICT HONORS -- The list of post-season honors for District 5-2A were released following Wink’s loss to Muenster on Friday. Thirteen Eldorado Eagles claimed 24 spots on the All-District Team including (Front L-R) Tony Kmiec - 1st Team All-District LB, Hon. Men. Slot Receiver, Academic All-District; Marcos Morin - 1st Team All-District Safety, Hon. Men. RB, Academic All-District; Jaysen Santellano - 1st Team All-District DL, Hon. Men. OL, Academic All-District; Ethan Elias - 1st Team All-District WR, Academic All-District; (SECOND ROW L-R) Michael Adame - 2nd Team All-District OL, 2nd Team All-District DL, Academic All-District; Jason Covarrubiaz - 2nd Team All-District DB,  Hon. Men. Slot Receiver;  Omar Barajas - 2nd Team All-District QB; Jonah Penkzyk -  Hon. Men. OLB, Academic All-District; Jonnie Rae Adame - Academic All-District; (BACK L-R) Garrett Walling - Academic All-District; Cade Parker - Academic All-District; Zaid Hernandez - Academic All-District; and Jaetn Chancellor - Academic All-District. -- ILLUSIONS PHOTOGRAPHY
Post-Season Honors
5-2A ALL-DISTRICT HONORS -- The list of post-season honors for District 5-2A were released following Wink’s loss to Muenster on Friday. Thirteen Eldorado Eagles claimed 24 spots on the …
RUNNING TO TARLETON STATE! EHS senior Logan Prater (center) was joined (L-R) by her grandparents Mike and Shelia Prater, and parents Kristina Prater and Luiz Martinez as she signed her national letter of intent on Wednesday, November 8th, indicating her commitment to run track at Tarleton State University in Stephenville. -- KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
Logan Prater Commits to Tarleton State University
EHS senior Logan Prater signed a national letter of intent on Wednesday, November 8th, indicating she plans to join the track and field program at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, following her high school graduation next spring.
CRUNCH TIME -- Eagles quarterback Jonnie Rae Adame takes a hit from Albany’s senior defensive end Zane Waggoner during the Bi-District Championship game played  in Colorado City on Thursday evening, November 9th, at Wolf Stadium. Albany controlled the game from beginning to end and will advance to play the Celeste Blue Devils following the 60-0 win over the Eagles. -- MANDI UMPHRESS | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS
Eagles Season Ends on Rainy Night in Colorado City
The Eldorado Eagles drew the short straw and found themselves facing the Albany Lions on Thursday, November 16th, in the opening round of the State 2A Playoffs. It wasn’t a pretty sight for Eagles fans as the defending State champs ran over, around and through Eldorado’s defense on a wet and cold night at Wolf Stadium in Colorado City.
Eagles to Face Albany for Bi-District Title
The Eldorado Eagles will travel to Colorado City on Thursday, November 9th where they will face the Albany Lions in the Bi-District Championship game. The game will be played at Wolf Stadium in Colorado City with kickoff slated for 7 p.m.
ELDORADO/SONORA OILERS -- The 2023 Eldorado/Sonora Oilers YMCA football team includes (Front L-R) Elijah Bustos (10) TE/CB; Ian DeLuna (7) TE/DT; Cash Williams (8) RB/MLB; Jayden Adame (9) C/NG, Kaden Medellin (16) FB/DT; Jaxon Peña (3) OL/DL;  Stetsyn Aguero (1) RB/CB; (Back L-R) Damari Adame (13) TE/OLB; Hudson Criswell (69) OL/DL; Sammy Sandoval (27) TE/OLB; Adryan Hernandez (55) OL/DE; Jordan Martinez (59) OL/DE; Tyler Cook (11) OL/DL, Arron Triplett (12) QB/S. -- COURTESY PHOTO
Eldorado/Sonora Oilers Take the Field at AT&T Stadium in Arlington
The Eldorado/Sonora Oilers YMCA football team were able to live the dream of every young Texas football player on Sunday, November 5th, when they played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, on the very …
Concho Valley
ASU Receives Library of Congress Grant for West Texas History Project
Angelo State University has been awarded a $69,999 grant from the Library of Congress (LOC) in Washington, D.C., to fund a new project to create historical information resources for local and regional K-12 schools and ASU academic programs.
San Antonio Food Bank Requests Donations of Wild Game to its 29-County Service Area
The San Antonio Food Bank extends donations requests for deer to 29 counties. The San Antonio Food Bank is the only food bank in the country to operate its own wild game processing facility, called Casa Venado, as part of Texas’s Hunters for the Hungry Program. Donated deer are processed, with meat finishing as 1.5 lb ground meat in vacuum sealed bags.
SAGHS Sponsors Finding Family Writing Contest
Discover your roots and let your family’s legacy shine with the Finding Family Writing Contest. The San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society (SAGHS) invites you to delve deep into your family’s past, share captivating tales, cherished memories, and age-old legends that have shaped generations.
Lone Star State
Governor Abbott Says School Voucher Battle Will Continue
As time runs out next week on the fourth special session, Gov. Greg Abbott said he will continue to fight for school choice, despite the Texas House once again decisively rejecting it when 21 Republicans largely from rural districts joined Democrats in stripping it from a $7.6 billion education bill.
Real Texas Christmas Trees Boost Economy by $397 Million
More than four million real Christmas trees are sold annually in Texas, supporting farms and agriculture businesses throughout the state. As the holiday season nears, Texas A&M Forest Service encourages purchasing real Christmas trees to help boost the Texas economy.
SAFELY BACK ON THE GROUND -- Governor Greg Abbott greets 106-year-old WWII veteran Al Blaschke after the pair made a successful skydive on Monday, November 27th at Skydive Spaceland in San Marcos. It was the governor’s first-ever jump. Mr. Blaschke made his first jump at age 100. -- | COURTESY PHOTO
Governor Abbott Skydives with 106-Year-Old WWII Veteran
Texas Governor Greg Abbott went skydiving on Monday, November 27th, with 106-year-old World War II veteran Al Blaschke at Skydive Spaceland in San Marcos.
State House Votes Down Proposed School Voucher Plan
The Texas House on Friday defeated a proposed voucher plan, also leaving in doubt a comprehensive public school funding plan that became tied to it, The Dallas Morning News reported. A coalition of rural Republicans and Democrats joined together to take education savings accounts out of the bill by an 84-63 margin.
America’s First Thanksgiving Service Was Celebrated on Texas Soil in 1598
America’s first Thanksgiving celebration took place not at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1621, as many believe, but on the banks of the Rio Grande at the site of present-day San Elizario, Texas, approximately 20 miles southeast of downtown El Paso.
Los mejores regalos electrónicos para seguir conectado en estas Fiestas y todo el año
(BPT) - Las Fiestas son sinónimo de reuniones con familiares y amigos. Pero si no podemos estar juntos físicamente, lo más importante es seguir conectados, sin importar …
Help prevent disease through revolutionary new genetics-powered service
(BPT) - When you think of genetics, what comes to mind? You may recall learning how your family genetics may determine your eye and hair color, height and other physical traits. But your genetic …
How Christmas is celebrated around the world
Stacker dove into some of the ways people celebrate Christmas across the globe. Read on to learn more and gain inspiration for new family traditions.
20 celebrations this holiday season besides Christmas
Stacker compiled a list of fall and winter holidays celebrated all over the world, including religious festivals, ceremonies honoring the change of seasons, and secular events.
The science of procrastination and how to beat it
Wysa researched the psychology behind procrastination, what makes people do it, and how they can work to overcome it.