Hazel McDonald - Eastland

Hazel McDonald, age 86, passed away January 28, 2009 at the Ranger Care Center. Cremation services are under the direction of Summers-Bakker Funeral Home.

Beverly Hutcheson of Eastland

Beverly Hutcheson passed away on January 29, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM, Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at the Summers–Bakker Chapel. A private burial will follow at Eastland Cemetery under the direction of Summers-Bakker Funeral Home.

Media Madness in Rural Markets

Media Madness in Rural Markets Editorial by Virginia Moody January 30, 2010 The recent shut down of Mandatory FM in Stephenville appears to be only the tip of the iceberg for our rural medias and the market. On January 18, 2010, MediaNews filed for protection under Chapter 11. The bankruptcy of the holding company that […]

Reverend Joe David Philpott - Cisco

Reverend Joe David Philpott, 81, of Abilene and formerly of Cisco, went to be with his personal savior, Jesus Christ, on January 27, 2010, after a short illness. Services will be Saturday at 11:00 AM in the Kimbrough Funeral Chapel in Cisco. Reverend Bruce Stovall, assisted by Reverend Bayless Pope, will officiate. Burial will follow […]

Weather Already Causing Problems

With the start of the rain comes the hazard of slick road conditions.  Showers and isolated thunderstorms are in the forcast for the evening with rain or freezing rain likely after midnight. Ice accumulation of less than one tenth of an inch on elevated surfaces. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 […]

Eastland Offers Utility Bill Averaging

“The City of Eastland is once again offering the free opportunity for its citizens to level out the peaks and valleys that come with paying their utility bills”, said Leslie Zander, Eastland’s Director of Finance. “Beginning now through the end of February, residential customers may apply to enroll in the Average Monthly Payment program (AMP). […]

Where the Wild Things Are

Max, a rambunctious and sensitive boy feels misunderstood at home and escapes to where the Wild Things are. He lands on an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The Wild Things desperately long for a leader to guide them, just as Max longs […]

March Primaries Heat Up

March 2, is the date for the Texas primary elections.  Ballots are being printed and proofed, and candidates are shaking hands and kissing babies.. or maybe they’re just putting out yard signs and getting familiar with Facebook.  Either way, we have several contested races in Eastland Co.,  all in the Republican primary. The County Clerk […]

DWI Defendent Sentenced to Prison for Ten Years

John Robert Wheeler, 38, formerly of Albany, Texas, is now an inmate awaiting transfer to state prison to serve a (10) ten year sentence for the felony offense of Driving While Intoxicated, Third Offense or More. Wheeler was apprehended on January 10, 2009 by the Rising Star Police Chief and a DPS Trooper after Eastland […]

Arlene Hines McCurry - Eastland

Arlene Hines McCurry, age 90, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 2:00 pm at the Summers-Bakker Funeral Chapel in Eastland. Interment will follow at Murray Cemetery in Carbon. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, January 29th from 6:00 […]

Dean Smith to speak at Eastland Rotary Club

Speaker for the Rotary Club program on January 28, 2010 will be Dean Smith a famous Olympic athletic, Hollywood stuntman, Actor, Horse trainer and Humanitarian.  In 2009 he was inducted into the Ft. Worth National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Hall of Fame. The public is invited but you need to call Saul Pullman 254-629-8058 to […]

Carolyn Marie Seay - Cisco

Carolyn Marie Seay, 50, of Cisco passed away January 22, 2010, in Eastland. Services will be 10:00 AM Thursday in the Kimbrough Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at 3:00 PM in the San Saba Cemetery. Carolyn was born December 21, 1959, in Arlington, Texas, to Cecil and Jessie Marie (Ringo) Bessent. Her family moved […]

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