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BY DOROTHY DACY MIAS AMIGAS CLUB HISTORIAN The 91st annual meeting of the Mias Amigas Club is slated for Friday and Saturday, June 24-25, 2022. This will be the first time the club has met in person since 2019. Meetings were held remotely in 2020 and 2022, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Schleicher County EMS is asking the county for more money in the 2023 budget. T.J. and Melissa Rodriguez were present for Monday morning’s commissioners court meeting on behalf of the EMS and to explain the service’s proposed budget.

The Eldorado City Council met Monday and voted to allow members of the EHS senior class of 2023 to paint and personalize their parking spaces at the school.

Schleicher County Medical Center hospital and clinic are proud to announce that Kimberly Babb, FNP-BC has joined our team.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced Sunday, June 5, 2022, that it will interpret the prohibition on discrimination based on sex found in Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and in the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp Program, to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

BY DOROTHY DACY MIAS AMIGAS CLUB Our annual class reunion is just around the corner. June 24th and 25th to be exact. This will actually be our 91st meeting because of a three year absence of an in-person reunion due to the Covid pandemic.

A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service virtual event focusing on the drought facing West Texas producers will be held June 21.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is now accepting applications for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) to provide financial assistance to eligible livestock producers for 2022 grazing losses due to a qualifying drought or wildfire. The deadline to apply for 2022 LFP assistance is Jan. 30, 2023.

Forty-two Eldorado High School graduates received their diplomas on Friday evening, May 27th at Larry Mitchel Stadium. They also collected a total $223,325 in scholarships.

The Eldorado High School Mighty Eagle Band flute quartet and brass quintet performed at the UIL Texas State Solo & Ensemble Contest (TSSEC) on Monday, May 30 at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville ISD.

The 2022 Eldorado Middle School academic awards presentation was divided into two programs featuring 5th and 6th grades together then the 7th and 8th grade classes. Both programs where held in the Eldorado High School Auditorium Thursday, May 26, 2022.

A total of 568 Schleicher County voters cast ballots in the May 24th primary runoff election with the vast majority of the votes being cast on the Republican ticket. Rahegyn Franke defeated T.J. Rodriguez 326-213 to be the Republican nominee for Justice of the Peace.

The Eldorado High School 2022 Spring Band Concert was held Thursday, May 19th, in the EHS auditorium. During the concert, Band Director Michael Bell and Assistant Director Justina Saunders presented retiring Elementary Music Teacher Joella Parker with a bouquet of flowers and praised her 44 years of support for the band program at all grade levels.

The EHS Academic Award Ceremony this year was held in the Eldorado High School Auditorium this past Monday, May 16th 2022. Junior Sam Griffin led the Pledge of Allegiance to open the program.

Jonathan McGee is the Valedictorian of the Eldorado High School Class of 2022, according to a statement released by the school on Monday. McGee completed his four years at EHS with a 101.9642 grade point average. Natalie Guadarrama is the class Salutatorian. She finishes her high school career with a 101.1052 grade point average.

Schleicher County Justice of the Peace Phil Edmistion donated $5,000 from his administrative fund to the Schleicher County Sheriff’s Office for a one-year subscription to the CodeRED internet-based notification system.

Jessica Garcia and Logan Prater will represent Eldorado High School at the UIL State Track Meet in Austin on Friday, May 13th.

Twelve Eldorado High School girls who applied for the Eldorado Woman’s Club scholarship were honored by the club on Tuesday May, 10th in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church. The scholarship is awarded each year to deserving girl graduates.

Eldorado City Council met Monday, May 9th and approved a zoning variance from residential to commercial for 111 Herman Street. Jessica Fuentes requested the zoning change at the council’s April 11th meeting.

Members of the Eldorado Woman’s Club gathered Monday, May 2nd to mark the club’s 100th anniversary by dedicating a new park bench near the gazebo at the Meador Park on Main Street in Eldorado.

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