Adna E. Nelson Palmer of Eastland

EASTLAND – Adna E. Nelson Palmer, age 93, left this earth on Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 11 am at the Summers-Bakker Funeral Home Chapel in Eastland. Burial will follow at Eastland City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 5-7 at the funeral […]

Manhunt in Eastland County Suspended

Manhunt in Eastland County Suspended

from BigCountryHomepage.com Friday Update: The manhunt for 19-year-old Adrian Alberto Garcia has been suspended, according to Senior Trooper Sparky Dean. Dean says warrants are being issued for Garcia’s arrest, so the next time he comes in contact with law enforcement he will have to face yesterday’s charges. June 30: The Texas Department of Public Safety […]

Ranger City Hall Out To Lunch

Effective Tuesday, July 5, 2011, Ranger City Hall will be closing from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. every day for lunch. If you need to make a payment during this time, there is a drop box for checks and money orders only.  Please, NO CASH!!!! Court payments WILL NOT be accepted in drop box.  Please come […]

Eastland Manhunt

Eastland Manhunt

from BigCountryHomepage.com Noon Update: The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the suspect in their manhunt as 19-year-old Adrian Alberto Garcia of Fort Worth. Tracking dogs, helicopters, and several law enforcement agencies are searching for Garcia.  DPS advises citizens to be on the look out, and do not offer this suspect a ride. Original […]

Crape Myrtles Ready In Cisco

Crape Myrtles Ready In Cisco

CISCO – The Crape Myrtles are blooming and ready for their new homes. The Cisco Chamber of Commerce is delighted that so many Eastland County residents are supporting our beautification program with the sales of our Red Crape Myrtles. These beautiful plants are 3 foot tall in a 3 gallon container and cost only $10! […]

County Commissioners Congratulate D.A.

County Commissioners Congratulate D.A.

Commissioners Wayne Honea, Buzzy Rutledge, County Judge Rex Fields,                D.A. Russ Thomason, Commissioners T. J. Cummings, Robert Rains Monday, Eastland County Commissioners congratulated District Attorney Russ Thomason for receiving the DPS Regional Commander’s Award.                        

Firework Bans, Restrictions & Shows

Firework Bans, Restrictions & Shows

The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to use caution and avoid situations that could cause wildfires to break out, especially during the July 4th holiday period. “Although fireworks are a traditional way to celebrate holidays like the Fourth of July, we are urging cities, counties and families to cancel fireworks plans this […]

Eastland Commissioners Add & Revise Ordinances

The Eastland City Commissioners met in a Called meeting on June 27th.  During the meeting they approved the final reading of Ordinance No 767 which approves the settlement agreement between the Steering Committee of the Cities Served by Oncor and Oncor and allows for an increase in basic electric rates. A first reading of Ordinance […]

Rash of Suspicious Fires in Cisco

Rash of Suspicious Fires in Cisco

CISCO – At 10:03 this morning the Cisco Fire Department responded to a grass fire in the 600 Block of West 12th. Another fire was reported at 1:41 PM in the 600 Block West 6th. Another structure fire was reported at 2:21 PM in the 600 Block of West 13th another grass fire at the […]

One Dead, One Injured in Manhole Accident

One Dead, One Injured in Manhole Accident

GORDON – Two employees of a utility construction company were overcome by gas in a manhole today about 1:30 p.m. while attempting to remove a plug at one of the new lift stations on Hwy 919 on the north side of Gordon.  Both men live in the Ft. Worth area.  The first man pulled from […]

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