Ronnie Chick of Eastland

EASTLAND – Ronnie Chick, 60, of Eastland, passed away Monday, March 29, 2010 in Eastland. Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, April 1st at the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with Randy Beggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Eastland City Cemetery. Ronnie was born on November 10, 1949 in Perryton, TX. He was […]

Eastland ISD Utilizes Listserve Messages

Eastland ISD Utilizes Listserve Messages

Submitted by Rebecca Hallmark, Assistant Superintendent, EISD Want e-mail information about your child’s campus? It is simple to sign-up. Visit the Eastland ISD website at and click on the “Sign Up for the News Update” in the upper left hand corner. #1. Click on subscribe. #2. Select the mailing list(s) that you wish to […]

Easter Is A Day in Which We Can Rejoice

submitted by Wanda Lee Beck Skinner (c) March 29, 2010 The Christ of Easter is the one who came to earth and obeyed God’s will in dying on that cruel cross. He took upon Himself the sin of each and every man who would be born into this world. He died but in so doing […]

Mavericks defeat Clyde Bulldogs

The Eastland Mavericks baseball team defeated Clyde 3 – 2. It was nail biter as they went into the bottom of the 9th down 2 – 1, then scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 9th for the victory.

Kenny Dove of Stephenville

Kenny Dove, 43, of Stephenville, died Thursday, March 25, 2010 in a motorcycle accident in Hood County. Funeral services were at 10:30 AM, Monday, March 29th at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Gary Petty, with the United Church of God in Waco, officiating. Interment followed at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Kenny was born April 11, […]

Eastland School Board Candidates

The Eastland School Board has Places 1, 2 and 3 up for election. Mike Montgomery and Jody Forbus sit in two of those seats and are running unopposed. Marci Pearson will not be running again and two people have filed for that spot, Stacey Johnson and Billy (Bubba) Adams. The election will take place on […]

Eastland Police Department Implements Online Reporting

Chief Cecil Funderburgh of Eastland Police Department announced today that a new website is available to citizens of Eastland that will allow online reporting of incidents, offenses, and traffic problems. The website, located at, is primarily funded by a grant from the National Rural Law Enforcement Association.  It allows citizens to make reports, request […]

Larkin James Akers

Larkin James Akers died Friday night at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Lafayette, Louisiana. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at Kimbrough Funeral Home in Cisco, Texas. Interment will be in the family plot in the Oakwood Cemetery. Services at the chapel and gravesite will be led by […]

Melvin Ray Carey

EASTLAND – Melvin Ray Carey was born to Melvin Lane Carey and Angie Ruth Brown on February 22, 1934 in Gunsight, Texas. He went to see his Lord and Savior on March 28, 2010. Ray was a member of the East Side Baptist Church in Cisco and was a long-time contract oil field pumper and […]

Aubrey Odell Nolen

EASTLAND – Aubrey Odell Nolen, 97, passed from this life into the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 28, 2010, at his home in Dallas. He has fought the good fight and he is at peace.  Graveside services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Eastland Cemetery under the direction […]

&#34Whoop" Tone Vacates Eastland Ballparks

&#34Whoop" Tone Vacates Eastland Ballparks

Lightning notification system for Eastland ball parks and athletic fields EASTLAND, TEXAS – Summertime! Baseball season! Thunderstorm season. Everyone knows the dangers of standing on a flat surface outside during a thunderstorm… or when lightning is in the area. According to the National Weather Service, lightning causes an average of 62 deaths and 300 injuries […]

Bonnie Hatton

RANGER- Bonnie Hatton, 83, passed away March, 27, 2010, in Lubbock, TX. Graveside services will be held Monday, March 29, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Bullock Cemetery with Rev. Ronny Guess officiating, directed by Edwards Funeral Home of Ranger. Bonnie was born on August 22, 1926 in Desdemona to William Henry and Eula Amazon (Wisdom) […]

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