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S.C. Hospital District Board Meets for First Time in 2023

The Schleicher County Hospital District board of trustees met Monday night, January 23rd, and voted to call an election for open board seats on May 6, 2023.The board also voted to hire Eide Bailly, …

Pair Face Separate Charges Involving Relationships with Students at SCISD

Two former Schleicher County Independent School District (SCISD) employees, former teacher Abby Ramos and former teaching aide Ruben Tambunga, are facing separate charges of Improper Relationship …

Eldorado Woman’s Club Hosts Animal Rescue Program

Minnie Love of Eldorado gave a presentation on animal rescue to members of the Eldorado Woman’s Club on Tuesday, January 10th. She outlined the …

Grants Available to Offset Costs of Prescribed Burning

Texas A&M Forest Service has awarded $522,162 in grants to Texas landowners for the treatment of more than 18,000 acres with prescribed burning.

Lead Paint Complicates Plan to Repaint City’s Old Water Tank

Civil engineer Tom Brown had bad news for the Eldorado City Council Monday night as he told them that lead-based paint on the city’s ground storage water tank would likely make it cost prohibitive to continue with their plans to paint the structure. It was noted that coating on the inside of the tank contains no lead and is no danger to the public.

Schleicher County Public Library Receives $38,000 Emergency Connectivity Grant

The Schleicher County Public Library received a $38,000 emergency connectivity grant the end of October 2022. Library Director Michele Bischoffberger has been working with Premier Wireless to set up the new devices and internet service the library will be receiving.
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Obituaries
Gregorio Belman Rodgriguez
Gregorio Belman Rodriguez passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday morning January 8, 2023, he was 83.
Pamela Kay Newton White
Pamela Kay Newton White was born March 20, 1941 and was adopted by William Asbury Newton and Lois Mitchell Newton. She was raised in Waco, Texas and graduated from Waco High School in 1959 where she formed lifetime friendships, especially her YaYas.
Beatrice P. Martinez
Beatrice P. Martinez, died on Friday December 30, 2022 at the age of 96, surrounded by loved ones.Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 2:00p.m. at the Primera Bautista Church in Eldorado. Interment will follow in Eldorado Cemetery.
SPORTS
Montes and Griffin Earn Powerlifing Gold
Eldorado High School hosted one of the first powerlifting meets in the area on Saturday, January 7th in the high school weight room. The quad meet included lifters from Ozona, Junction, Christoval and Eldorado, participating in boys and girls divisions.
Lady Eagles Under the Bright Lights
The Eldorado Lady Eagles defeated the Three Rivers Lady Bulldogs 77-30 during the San Antonio Spurs Hardwood Series at AT&T Center in San Antonio on Saturday, November 26th. The Lady Eagles are 5-1 this season.
Eagles Fall to Albany 49-13 in Bi-District Match
The Eldorado Eagles 2022 football season ended in a flurry of injuries and turnovers on Friday, November 11th at the Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater where the Albany Lions claimed the 48-13 victory and advanced to the Area round of the State 2A Playoffs.
Eagles Turnover Victory to Sterling City
The Eldorado Eagles turned the ball over seven times in their 24-6 loss to the Sterling City Eagles, twice on downs and five more times on fumbles.
EMS Eagles Green Team Falls to Sterling City Eagles
The Eldorado Middle School Eagles green team lost to Sterling City’s junior high team 14-8 on Thursday, November 3rd in Sterling City. Josh Guzman put the Eagles on top with a two-yard run …
Concho Valley
13.53 Lb. Bass Caught at O.H. Ivie
O.H. Ivie Lake claimed the first Legacy Class largemouth bass of the 2023 Toyota ShareLunker collection season Sunday for the second consecutive year. Tom Nilssen of New Braunfels landed ShareLunker …
West Texas Rehab Telethon 2023 Raises $1.8 Million
West Texas Rehabilitation Center’s (WTRC) 53rd annual telethon and auction Saturday, January 21st, raised over $1,805,313 to support its mission of providing the best patient care in West …
Sonora Police Issue Scam Alert
The Sonora Police Department issued a scam alert on Wednesday, January 28, 2022, concerning callers (male or female) who claim they are with the Sonora Police Department Association Fundraiser.
Lone Star State

Senator Ted Cruz Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Impose Term Limits for Congress

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) introduced on Monday an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to impose term limits on members of Congress. The amendment would limit U.S. …

Supreme Court Allows Migrant Removal to Continue for Now

The U.S. Supreme Court’s chief justice on Monday paused the scheduled lifting of an emergency health order the federal government has used for more than two years to quickly turn away migrants, including those seeking asylum, at the southwest border.

Governor Abbott Bans TikTok on All State-issued Devices

Texas Governor Greg Abbott last week ordered all Texas state agencies to ban use of the social media app TikTok on any government-issued device, saying it risks allowing China to gain access to “critical U.S. information.”

Governor Abbott Orders Aggressive Action Against TikTok

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday, December 7th, ordered all Texas state agencies to ban the use of TikTok on any government-issued devices as the threat of the Chinese Communist Party …
Lifestyle
Chores to Tackle to Get Your Home Ready for Spring
(Family Features) Every home requires ongoing maintenance to ensure it's living up to its aesthetic and functional best. This checklist can help you create a comfortable home setting for enjoying the warmer months.
5 Easy DIYs to Display Your Love
(Family Features) Handmade Valentine's Day decor is a crafty way to put your love on display. Add a little TLC to your home or share your affection with loved ones by dedicating some time to simple DIY projects that come straight from the heart.
The Perfect Pancake for Your Valentine
(Family Features) Try these Red Velvet Heart Pancakes, which are one of a kind and a delicious way to spend your morning with your loved one. Celebrating the day of love has never been easier.
An Elegant Veal Meal to Impress Your Valentine
(Family Features) Easy to make and ready in 30 minutes, these Pesto Caprese Veal Cutlets showcase the versatility and beauty of humanely raised veal in a flavor-packed recipe.
Colleges where graduates have the most student debt
Stacker ranked the 35 colleges with the highest median debt after graduation using Department of Education data.