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Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, October 2nd, and approved the purchase of a new 2023 model Deutz-Fahr 508D tractor with an operator’s cab. The 80 horsepower tractor comes with a …

BY GENE EDMISTON ELDORADO WOOLEN MILL A while ago, I got a call from a couple living in New Orleans, Louisiana. Paul and Peggy Stahls called to see if they could determine the authenticity of a green blanket having a label of “El Dorado Woolen Mill.” After several communications, the Stahlses decided to bring the blanket to Eldorado for a hands-on inspection.

Tumbleweed Smith, broadcaster, newspaper columnist, and after-dinner speaker, will present his latest one-man show to the Eldorado Woman’s Club at noon, Thursday, October 12 in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, September 18th and chose to take no action concerning the county-wide burn ban. County Judge Charlie Bradley explained that the 90-day burn ban, which has been in place since June 26th, will expire next week. However, just a few hours later, the county reversed course and announced the burn ban had been rescinded.

A Brownwood woman was killed and a Christoval man was seriously injured late Friday night, September 15, 2023, in a head-on collision about 10 miles east of Eldorado on U.S. 190.

The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday evening, September 11th and heard from Clint Alsobrook, regional manager of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) facility services …

Schleicher County Treasurer Jennifer Henderson isn’t sure yet if it’s a good thing or a bad thing, but the county last week received just over a quarter million dollars in sales tax …

An annular solar eclipse visits will be visible in much of Texas, including here in Schleicher County on October 14, 2023. The event begins at about 11:41 am central daylight time with the speed of the Moon’s shadow traveling across the state at 2,313 mph.

Schleicher County Commissioners met Tuesday, September 5th and voted to amend the 2023 budget in order to allow Justice of the Peace Rahegyn Franke to use money from her administrative fund to pay …

The National Weather Service office in San Angelo issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the area along the Schleicher/Sutton County line at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 27th. By that time, …

The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in Sonora, according to Texas DPS Sergeant Justin Baker, the department’s public information officer in San …

Eldorado High School students Raul Iglesias, Isaiah Seymore and Ricky Romo earned academic honors recently from the College Board National Recognition Programs. The programs celebrate students’ …

Schleicher County Commissioners met Monday, August 21st and voted to give themselves a 12% pay raise while approving 4% pay hikes for most other elected officials. County Judge Charlie Bradley and Justice of the Peace Rahegyn Franke did not receive a raise.

Two men killed in a head-on crash east of Eldorado on U.S. Highway 190 have been identified following an autopsy in Lubbock.

Proud father Michael Ballew snaps a photo of his son Grant and daughter Ella with Grant’s kindergarten teacher Alyssa Cooper during Meet the Teacher night on Monday, August 14th at Eldorado …

Schleicher County ISD students will be operating this year under a new set of rules, thanks to changes in the district’s Student Code of Conduct. Among the changes is a rule concerning vaping on and around the school campus.

The Eldorado City Council met Monday, August 14th, to handle the city’s monthly business. Among items on the agenda was a public hearing for a variance requested by Monica Soto who wanted to operate a commercial kitchen from a small trailer behind her home at 10 E. Fields Street.

Eldorado volunteer firefighter Esubio Esquivel gathers up debris that spread across a pasture about eight miles west of town after a 2000 Ford pickup, driven by Seejack Lewis Hughes, 51, of Austin, …

Eldorado kids had an amazing Saturday last weekend at our 4-H fishing camp. We had 21 kids attend our camp held at Commissioner Gary Gibson’s Pond. The kids were able to learn about fishing laws and regulations from Game Wardens Chris Fry and Reid Dunagan.

The Schleicher County Rodeo Association held its 54th annual Top of the Divide Rodeo on Friday and Saturday, July 28th & 29th at the rodeo area south of town.

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