WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) today released the following statements after the U.S. Air Force announced that existing bomber bases, including Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, will remain bomber bases into the future as Northrop Grumman’s next-generation B-21 “Raiders” become operational.

“Little Hats, Big Hearts” a project designed to raise awareness about heart disease

I’m gonna miss my buddy Tom Cox who passed away Dec 31. I didn’t know Tom very well at Baylor. He was in psychology and journalism. I was in English and drama. I knew him, of course. Everybody knew Tom, that little guy from Arkansas who had a mischievous look and always appeared to be cooking up some kind of big deal.

My husband and I aren’t big gamblers. I suppose it stems from the fact that we’ve never really had a large pile of cash we were itching to lose. Plus neither one of us was born the lucky gene. So if you ever see us at a casino, rest assured, we’re there for the buffet.

“Words failed us”--accompanied by a smiley face--provided a touch of grim humor on the front door of a bookstore when its owner declared Chapter XI bankruptcy.

Alex A. Gryczewski, 24, of Frankfort, Illinois, is behind bars today after Schleicher County Deputy Jose Osornio pursued the black Toyota pickup he was driving from Eldorado to northwest Tom Green County where his vehicle was disabled using spike strips.

ARRESTS February 3 • Juan Jesus Martinez, 44-year-old male. Offense- Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. Released on 2/3/18, $2,000 bond. February 5 • Ricky Martin Ruiz, 34-year-old male. Offense- JP Warrants out of Schleicher County. Not released, still in custody.

On January 27th, 8th grade Mighty Eagle Band members, Jocelyn Massey, Jonathan McGee, Anali Reyes, and Kali Soto performed at the ATSSB All-Region Middle School Band Concert at the Ballinger High School Auditorium under the direction of clinician Barry Morgan, band director at Lubbock Cooper MS. Mr. Morgan is a distinguished director who has had multiple appearances in the finals at the Texas State Marching Band Contest as well as 17 UIL Sweepstakes Awards.

DPS Sergeant Justin Baker DPS, who is the safety education and media communications with the San Angelo DPS office is now a certified instructor in Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (C.R.A.S.E.) and Train-the-Trainer by ALERRT.

A Happy Valentine’s Day to you all, from your friends at Schleicher County Nursing Home! Speaking of Valentine’s Day, our Gift Shop is overflowing with unique gifts – including the one you’ve been searching for! Come by and let us help your sweetie have a special day! All proceeds go to the Resident Activity Fund.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Sutton County is offering a food handlers course, Food Safety: It’s in Your Hands, February 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sutton County Extension Office in Sonora.The course offers a basic overview of food safety practices that are necessary to ensure that safe food is served at your establishment. 

Jim Little of Mineola has been bugling taps at military events for nearly sixty years. He played trumpet in the Air Force Band and played taps all over the country, including Arlington National Cemetery.Playing taps ain’t what it used to be.

In the fall of 1974, in Southern Pecos County where we were ranching, it rained eighteen days straight. I don’t remember the amount, but the ground was soaked and all the draws were running.

Every community needs a “go-to” guy. At the end of the day, however, there are far more “run-from” folks perfectly willing to let the “go-to’ers” lead the way for the common good. One such man known for leadership is radio executive Rex Tackett. For a dozen years, he’s been a corner post in Central Texans’ fence row of life. Rex is counted on to show up, put up and play up projects and causes utilizing his unique talents.

A welder’s errant spark touched off a fire that charred 1,200 acres of ranchland on Wednesday, January 24th, some 10 miles northeast of Eldorado. Most of the fire was contained on the Rooster McConaughey Ranch (formerly owned by the late Grace White) on the east side of Schleicher County Road 316.

Schleicher County Treasurer Jennifer Henderson presented the county commissioners with an 11-page report detailing the county financial position at the end of 2017 during Monday’s meeting of the Schleicher County Commissioners Court.

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) implemented new postage rates for some mailing and shipping products Sunday, January 21, 2018.

The title of this story is a non-truth. Yet, it happened and is history that needed to be written before it fades away in the annals of time.

After a career in radio and television news, I decided to concentrate on feature reporting. There are enough journalists covering the blood and guts of our country. I like to report on real life.

Football is a big deal at my house. I live with a bunch of guys who love the game. My daughter married a guy who loves the game. It only makes sense I’d be pulled into the gridiron mix.

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