Another Movie Gallery Bites The Dust

Another Movie Gallery Bites The Dust

Although it was first thought that Cisco’s Movie Gallery had missed the closings list of which Eastland’s Movie Gallery was a victim, it seems it is now facing that same fate.  Movie Gallery, Inc. has been in the process of restructuring the company and closing stores that aren’t making the necessary profit. Based in Wilsonville, […]

Eastland 4th Grade All Stars - 3 Time Medalists

Eastland 4th Grade All Stars - 3 Time Medalists

Front Row (left to right): Seth, Blake, Gage, & Brayden; Back Row (left to right): Coach Jerry Fullen, Tanner, Jayton, Bo, Brodi, & Coach Rebecca Hallmark The Eastland Youth Basketball Association had a great bunch of 3rd and 4th grade boys this season. The boys worked on fundamentals. Great competition was shared amongst all teams. […]

Lyric Work Continues

Lyric Work Continues

Work continues on the front of the Lyric Theatre as master mason Robert Moore uses his talents to bring back the brick detail. Robert, and his assistant Randall Harris, have had to work around the wet and cold weather in their attempts to bring back the historic look of the building. Brick and mortar have […]

King Kong Continues in Park Hill Area

King Kong Continues in Park Hill Area

Crews began work on installing the twelve inch water main from the City Park down Neblett to Plummer. This work will continue through March 26 and then crews will turn east on Plummer and head towards Daugherty. This work is expected to last until mid-April. Additional crews will be installing services (tie-ins) on West Valley […]

Eastland City Pool 2010 Season

Eastland City Pool 2010 Season

Opening Day/Splash Day is Friday, May 28 Free Splash Day admission will be by ticket only. Tickets will be available at City Hall beginning May 26th. Splash Day will have three sessions. Splash Day Session 1 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Splash Day Session 2 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Splash Day Session 3 6 […]

Weather Alerts During Baseball and Softball Season

Weather Alerts During Baseball and Softball Season

Eastland – With spring time comes not only baseball, softball and t-ball, but also the threat of severe weather. In a recent meeting of the Eastland Youth Sports Advisory Board, (formerly the Eastland Parks Board), members discussed at length with city officials how to deal with severe weather threats during games at the City Baseball […]

Bill Arlt Retires From Bryans Computers

Bill Arlt Retires From Bryans Computers

Bill Arlt shown at his retirement reception at Bryans Computers in Eastland. Bill, with wife Lana, received an award from Bryan Jackson for his many years of contributions to not only Bryans, but to the many customers throughout the Eastland and surrounding area. Bill went to work for Bryan & Russ Verner in the later […]

Gordon Library Now Open

Gordon Library Now Open

The Gordon Community Library and Museum is now open to the public.  It has taken months and much volunteer work to turn the oldest building in Gordon into the educational and cultural center it now is.  Lillie Petty and Betty Allison have headed up a volunteer team to bring the small town of Gordon a […]

Had A Ball With The Salsa Barons

Had A Ball With The Salsa Barons

Saturday, February 27, the Salsa Barons’ Ball was held at the Sheriff Posse Building in Mineral Wells.  This is Palo Pinto Challenge’s largest annual fund raiser.  What a wonderful evening it was. The room was festively decorated with serapes, sombreros and draped with tiny colored lights. Information about sponsors and donors was printed on the […]

King Kong Changes Eastland Skyline

King Kong Changes Eastland Skyline

After two years of studies, head scratching and consultations, the City of Eastland took a big step towards improving the city water system back in December 2009 when they approved the construction of a brand new water storage tower atop Park Hill. The $1.1 million dollar project was awarded to Kentucky based Phoenix Fabricators and […]

Marsha Vermillion Awarded UIL Sponsor Excellence Award

Marsha Vermillion Awarded UIL Sponsor Excellence Award

The University Interscholastic League is proud to recognize nine of the top UIL sponsors in Texas as the 2009 UIL Sponsor Excellence Award winners. The winners were selected by a panel of judges in the areas of music, athletics and academics from nominations submitted by school principals and superintendents across the state. The award, now […]

EHS Class of 1960 Cemetery Project

EHS Class of 1960 Cemetery Project

During the 2005 Eastland High School homecoming, the Class of 1960 decided they wanted to take on a project to give something to the City of Eastland. It was decided that they wanted to have street signs in the Eastland Cemetery, making it easier for genealogists and family members to find a grave.  Linda Boose […]

Texas Country Comes to Eastland

Texas country artists Brandon Rhyder and Charla Corn will perform at the Lakeside Country Club on Saturday, June 19, 2010, starting at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 and will be available at the following locations: The Gold Lantern, Bryans, The Eastland Telegram, Amy’s Cards and Gifts, Hardin’s BBQ, and online here at www.MicroplexNews.com and www.eastlandtexas.com. […]