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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, April 29th and voted to hire Ryder Ross, a Brady native and Texas Tech University graduate, as the county’s new AgriLife Extension Agent.

The Eldorado Middle School 7th & 8th grade band received a Division 1 rating at the Clyde Band Festival on Friday, April 19th. The band performed, “Dance Celebrations” by Robert W. Smith, “Armory” by Randall D. Standridge, and Crusade by Vince Gassi.

The late Bob Johnson of Eldorado is among the 2024 inductees named by the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame (TRCHF). The distinguished group represents a broad spectrum of the rodeo community, from legendary competitors and cherished animals to influential rodeo personnel and vital organizations. The TRCHF induction ceremony is slated for April 27th at River Ranch in Fort Worth.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, April 15th and voted to accept the resignation of County and District Clerk Mary Ann Gonzalez and thanked her for her service to the county. Gonzalez will serve until June 30, 2024.

While neighboring communities to the east of Eldorado were able to experience a total solar eclipse on Monday, residents here saw an eclipse that approached 98% coverage.

The Eldorado City Council met Monday, April 9, 2024 and voted to extend $200 utility credits to council members who served in office for four continuous years before leaving the council. That’s the same credit current council members receive.

Schleicher County Clerk Mary Ann Gonzalez will be retiring on June 30th, according to County Judge Charlie Bradley. He said her resignation and retirement will be listed as an action item on the agenda for the April 15th meeting of the Schleicher County Commissioners Court.

The total solar eclipse is a large-scale natural phenomenon that Texans have not seen since 2017. Something so rare and intriguing is one that will certainly draw the attention of people far and wide within the coming weeks, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

The Eldorado High School Mighty Eagle Band performed at the UIL Concert and Sight-Reading evaluations on Wednesday, March 27 at Cooper High School in Abilene.

The EHS one-act play “Suite Surrender” by Michael McKeever, is advancing to the bi-district contest in Bangs on March 28th.

Emergency personnel responded Thursday, morning March 15th to a accident involving two motorcycles that slid off the roadway after encountering hailstones piled up on U.S. 190 some 13 miles east of …

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