Winter Weather Driving Tips

Treacherous winter conditions can make travel along Texas roads a dangerous proposition. The Texas Department of Public Safety urges motorists to pay attention to changing weather conditions and prepare for the winter driving season. “We urge motorists to use extreme caution when driving under winter weather conditions. Slow down,” said David Baker, DPS assistant director/Texas […]

The Blind Side

Michael Oher, a homeless African-American youngster from a broken home, is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher’s presence in the Touhys’ lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, the teen faces a completely […]

Shalor Copeland II

Shalor Copeland II, age 62 of Strawn, died Monday, January 4, 2010, at The Woodlands in Eastland. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 6th, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Orsini officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Marion Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Shalor Copeland, II was […]

Lisa Roberts of Cisco

Lisa Roberts, age 60, of Cisco, passed away Friday, January 1, 2010 in Abilene. An open visitation was held Sunday, January 3, 2010 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Summers-Chambers Funeral Home in Cisco. Funeral Services were held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 3, 2010 at the Summers-Chambers Funeral Chapel in Cisco with […]

Resolve to Reconnect with Your Family and the Outdoors This New Year

BASTROP, Texas – When considering a New Year’s resolution, try setting a goal to spend more time reconnecting with what matters most — your family and the natural beauty of Texas. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wants to help by inviting you and your family to a Texas state park to enjoy one of America’s […]

The New Year brings new laws

Bring on the New Year, and a few more laws and regulations…. Tanning: Texas HB 1310 became effective January 1. This law prohibits anyone under the age of 16.5  from using a tanning facility.  It also requires a parent or legal guardian to sign a consent form in the presence of tanning device operator and remain […]

Road construction around Eastland Hospital

Where will KING KONG be this week? 1. North College(Hwy. 3101) from Main Street to the Railroad 2. Old Bankhead Highway Behind Goodwill/Hardin’s BBQ 3. Daugherty St. from Commerce to Plummer Darnell and Dickson will continue to test and disinfect the mains on College St.(Hwy 3101).  Crews will continue work on the Old Bankhead Hwy. […]

Luther Frank Loudamy, Jr. of Ranger

Our precious father, grandfather, uncle, and friend, Luther Frank (Sonny) Loudamy, Jr., passed away from this earth on Friday, January 1, 2010. He will be missed by all who knew him. Services will be held at 2:00P.M., January 4 at the First Baptist Church in Ranger. Burial will follow at Breckenridge Cemetery. There will be […]

Marilyn Louise Miller - Rising Star

Marilyn Louise Miller, age 78, passed away on December 30, 2009, at Valley View Healthcare Center in Eastland, Texas. Funeral Services were held on Saturday, January 2, 2010 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cisco. Interment followed at Romney Lutheran Cemetery in Eastland County. She was born March 9, 1931, at home in the Romney […]

Pamela Tomsky of Carbon

Pam Tomsky, age 55, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2009. A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 4, 2010 at 2:00 pm at the Summers-Bakker Funeral Home Chapel in Eastland. Pamela Faye Cowsert was born on March 13, 1954 in Kenton, Tennessee to Thomas Herschel and Cardelius (White) Cowsert. She graduated from Carl […]