The Eldorado’s FFA chapter held its annual awards banquet at the Schleicher County Civic Center on Friday, May 17th, with the chapter’s junior chapter conducting team serving as hosts.

BACK-TO-BACK STATE CHAMPIONS -- The Eldorado High School UIL science team won the Conference 2A State Championship for the second year in a row. They claimed their trophy at the UIL State Academic …

The Eldorado High School 2024 Spring Band Concert was held Thursday, May 16th, in the EHS auditorium. During the concert, Assistant Band Director Justina Saunders emcee for the 6th, 7th, 8th and High School band 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.

More than one hundred members of the Schleicher County ISD faculty and staff were on hand Tuesday, May 21st for the district’s staff appreciation luncheon held in the school cafeteria.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Eldorado City Council met Monday evening, and heard from Utility Superintendent Floyd Fay that the water level in the city’s monitor well has dropped sufficiently to place the city into “Drought Stage 1.” “We have had some rain, but not enough,” Fay said. He said that with the hot summer months fast approaching, the city needs to enact Drought Stage 1 restrictions.

The EHS Academic Awards Program was held on Monday, May 13th, 2024, in the Eldorado High School Auditorium.

The Civil War demonstrated the key role that telegraphy could play in military operations. In 1875, Fort McKavett was connected to the rest of the nation by the installation of a telegraph line and station.

Russell Cathey was elected Saturday, May 4th, to an at-large seat on the Schleicher County ISD board of trustees with 64.5% of the vote. Cathey received 100 votes while Jeff Chancellor received 55. He will replace Sam Luedecke, who is leaving the board.

The Schleicher County Public Library will move to a larger and upgraded facility in the Eldorado Service Center with the help of a $50,000 grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority.

Schleicher County ISD Athletic Director Chad Tutle told students and staff on Tuesday that he will be leaving Eldorado at the end of the school year.

Randy and Kathy Mankin marked a milestone on Monday, April 29, 2024. It was the 30th anniversary of the day that they purchased The Eldorado Success newspaper.

The Plateau Underground Water Conservation & Supply District board of directors met Thursday, April 25th Schleicher County Civic Center. Among other items of routine business, the board approved irrigation well permits for Matt Brown, Cy Griffin and Rex Enochs.

Two former SCISD employees, including a teacher/coach and a teacher’s aide, each entered guilty pleas in recent weeks to charges ranging from Improper Relationship Between an Educator and a Student, to Indecent Assault and Harassment, according to court documents.

Thirty-three EHS students competed in the 2024 Regional UIL Academic Meet in Canyon on April 26th. The Eldorado High School Science Team, consisting of Isaiah Seymore, Raul Iglesias, Ricky Romo and Ethan Seymore, will advance to the State UIL Academic Meet in Austin on Tuesday, May 14th for the second year.

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