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City Council Wants New Water Tank

The Eldorado City Council met Monday, March 13th and moved ahead with plans to replace the city’s aging water storage tank, located at the intersection of E. Hill Avenue and N. Pecan Street.

Ozona Mourns Loss After Fatal Accident on Monday

BY MELISSA PERNER THE OZONA STOCKMAN A multiple vehicle accident killed several people Monday night, including a local grandmother and granddaughter. Maria Tambunga and Emilia Tambunga died at the scene, according to local emergency officials.

Remnants of Bomb Ranges Speak to Schleicher County’s Involvement in World War II

Schleicher Cunty was involved in the effort to win World War II with as a number of bombing ranges were constructed in West Texas including four here in the county.


The 2023 Houston Stock Show went spectacularly well for the Parker family and Schleicher County 4-H in the Jr. Breeding Sheep division.

Eldorado-Divide Soil & Water Conservation District Names Local Poster Contest Winners

The Eldorado-Divide SWCD recently held it’s annual poster contest where sixth grade students were given the opportunity to submit a poster depicting a common theme which was Water Conservation for 2023.

SCISD Trustees Meet, Hire New Elementary Principal

The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday evening, March 6th and voted to hire Kristin Sissom to be the elementary principal. She is currently employed as the middle school principal at Crockett County CCSD. The board also voted to accept the resignation of Richard Ramsey. He teaches 7th grade history and was the head girls basketball coach. Sissom’s hiring and Ramsey’s resignation are both effective at the end of the current school year.
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Elizabeth ‘Dale’ Riedale West Eubank
Elizabeth “Dale” Riedale West Eubank of Bandera, Texas went to be with the Lord in Heaven at 3:03am on Friday, March 3, 2023. She peacefully crossed over taking the hand of Gene, her husband of 58 years, and went with him into Heaven. Dale is finally at rest in the arms of our loving Lord and Savior Jesus Christ after a hard and courageous battle against numerous health issues.
Linda Esperanza Fuentes
Linda Fuentes, 36, of Eldorado Tx went to be with our Lord and Savior Friday morning, March 3, 2023. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 6, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Eldorado Cemetery.
James “Harold” Lloyd
James “Harold” Lloyd went to the Place of Promised Rest on Monday, February 20th , 2023 at his home in New Braunfels, Texas at the age of 85.He was born on January 16th, 1938 in Paint …
Eagles Are 5-3 on Season, Sweep Van Horn to Open District Play
The Eldorado Eagles baseball team opened district play in dramatic fashion on Saturday, March 11th with a pair of no-hitters in a double-header against the Van Horn Eagles.
Middle School Eagles Compete in Christoval Track Meet
The Eldorado Middle School track team competed in the Christoval Middle School Invitational Friday, March 10th.
Eagle Tracksters Compete in Christoval Meet
Eldorado Eagle track teams competed in the Christoval High School Invitational on Thursday, March 9th.
Lady Eagles Powerlifting Advances Five to THSWPA State Meet
EHS Lady Eagles powerlifters competed in the THSWPA Regional Region 1, Division 3 Meet in Shamrock on March 3rd. The Lady Eagle lifters took first place as a team against 138 lifters.
Eldorado Tracksters Compete Well at Plateau Relays
Eldorado High School track teams competed in the Plateau Relays held at the Larry Mitchell Stadium on Thursday, March 2nd. JV and varsity boys teams both finished in first place with JV finishing with 214 points and varsity claiming 225 points. JV girls finished in third place with 56 points and varsity girls took second place with 159 points.
Concho Valley
ASU Ram Band to March in Rome New Year’s Parade
The Angelo State University Ram Band has been officially invited to participate and perform in the 2024 Rome New Year’s Parade and Festival in Rome, Italy, on Jan. 1, 2024.
ASU Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton
Angelo State University will host critically acclaimed author Dr. Brandon Hobson as the featured speaker for the 26th ASU Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton March 2-3 on the ASU campus.
ASU News: Guest Presentation on Fort Concho Buffalo Soldiers
In recognition of Black History Month, Angelo State University’s Dr. Arnoldo De Leon Department of History will host a special presentation by renowned Buffalo Soldiers historian Dr. John Langellier on Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Houston Harte University Center.
Lone Star State

Texas Wins Governor’s Cup For Record-Shattering 11th Consecutive Year

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas won Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup for a record-shattering 11th consecutive year and 19th win overall—records unmatched by any other state.

NRCS Texas Offers $200K ‘Partners for Conservation’ Program Grants

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas today announced grant opportunities for partners to receive funding through its Texas Partners for Conservation Program.

RRC Concerned Texas May Not Be Able to Maximize Federal Funds to Plug Orphaned Oil and Gas Wells

The Railroad Commission of Texas has filed comments on draft guidance issued by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) for utilizing formula grants to plug orphaned oil and gas wells.

Construction to Begin in April on Texas Department of Public Safety Memorial

The memorial recognizes the Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) officers and Texas Rangers who gave their lives to protect their fellow Texans.
10 states that make the most tax revenue from commercial betting
What states make the most revenue from gambling? OLBG compiled data to show the states that collected the most tax revenue in 2021.
Here's what the most popular electric vehicles cost the average driver to own
CoPilot estimated the cost of the most popular electric vehicles from 2021 based on data from its CoPilot Price Pulse tool, Car and Driver, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Celebrate Easter with Family-Friendly Fun
(Family Features) Gathering for Easter means bright decor and flavorful food with those you hold nearest and adding some extra "egg-citement" to the holiday can come easy.
Entertaining on Easter: 5 tips to make holiday hosting simple
(Family Features) Easter signals springtime and provides an opportunity to gather with loved ones to celebrate. From the guest list and menu to the decor and activities for the kiddos, consider these steps to get ready for Easter hosting duties.
River Cruises Offer Exploration, Comfort
(Family Features) Travel for pure enjoyment is on the rise, so this may be your year to plan the ultimate dream vacation.