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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.

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.

Bullies, princesses and peer pressure were the topics mentioned by three Eldorado High School UIL readers who read to members to the Eldorado Woman’s Club Tuesday.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division (CID) assisted in a multi-agency, two-day child exploitation operation on February 24-25 that led to the arrest of nine individuals.

A high-speed chase, originating near Comstock and continuing sporadically through Juno and into Sutton County, took law enforcement officers on a circuitous route through Schleicher County on Tuesday, February 21st, before coming to an end on the Hardesty Ranch, some 10 miles north-northwest of Eldorado.

Someone broke into the overnight payment drop at Eldorado City Hall over the weekend, prying the outside door open to access the contents of the box. A customer noticed the damage on Sunday morning, February 19th, when they went to drop off a utility payment.

Laura Mendez, 40, of Eldorado, pled guilty, to forgery of a financial instrument before 51st District Judge Carmen Dusek, in her San Angelo courtroom on Wednesday, February 15th.

Schleicher County Commissioners conducted a public hearing on Tuesday, February 21st, regarding the creation of a reinvestment zone for the purpose of granting a tax abatement for a proposed solar farm project in the northern part of the county.

The deadline to file for a place on the ballot in city, school, hospital district and water district elections passed on Friday, February 17th. There will be two contested races on the May 6th ballot, one for school board, and another for city council.

The Schleicher County Hospital District board of trustees met Tuesday evening, February 21st, and voted to grant a tax abatement to Mittel Rockefeller Solar LLC for a proposed solar/battery project in northern portion of the county.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to carry out additional repairs to U.S. 277 when warmer weather arrives in the spring.

The search for a new superintendent of schools at SCISD is officially underway. The Schleicher County ISD board of trustees met Monday evening, February 13th and voted to hire representatives of Education Service Center XV to assist them with the search for Robert Gibson’s replacement.

Martha Medrano was sworn in as a member of the Eldorado City Council Monday night as she took the seat formerly held by Vicki Farmer in Ward #3. The oath of office was administered by City Secretary Karla Reyes.

The Eldorado Game Association will be awarding a total of 12 (twelve) $2,000 scholarships to 2023 graduates of Eldorado High School. Home school students within Schleicher County are also eligible.

Schleicher County Commissioner met Monday, February 6th for a brief session in the first floor meeting room of the Schleicher County Courthouse. Among other items of interest, the commissioners discussed Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicles.

Egg prices continue to set all-time per-dozen price records, and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert does not expect that trend to reverse in the near future.

Schleicher County ISD dismissed classes on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week as Winter Storm Mara deposited a sheet of ice across the area. Schleicher County Family Clinic also closed on Tuesday and …

An Eldorado woman was killed Monday night on U.S. 277 when the pickup she was driving left the roadway and overturned near Meador Draw, some eight miles north of Eldorado. According to a report from …

Eldorado City Council met at noon Thursday, January 26th and approved a plan to replace the city’s aging 500,000 gallon ground storage water tank with a new 300,000 gallon tank. The cost of the …

Eldorado High School students claimed Sweepstakes trophies in the Ozona and Irion County UIL academic meets on January 13th and 21st, respectively. Team and individual results follow below. …

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