Deadline Looming for Strawn Elections

Two city council seats and the position of mayor are up for election on May 8.   As of this morning, no applications for ballots have been filed with the city secretary.   The deadline to file is March 8 by 5:00 p.m.  The council seats up for election are presently filled by Kevin West and Carl […]

Arrests Made in Nunez Burglary

Arrests Made in Nunez Burglary

Jacob Aldridge, 17, and Robert Sybesma, 17, both residing in Ranger, were arrested Wednesday in connection with the two burglaries at Nunez Tire Shop in Strawn. Thursday night, February 11, Nunez’ shop was broken into and $2500.00 worth of old bills were stolen. The following Sunday night the burglars struck again and rummaged through the […]

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 […]

Palo Pinto County Sample Ballots

Early Voting: February 16 – February 26. Election Day: March 2 Helpful Links: Find My Polling Place Am I Registered? Democrat Sample Ballot for All Precincts Palo Pinto Dem Sample Ballot – Republican Sample Ballot for Precincts 5, 6, 18 Palo Pinto Rep Sample Ballot 5-6-18 – Republican Sample Ballot for Precincts 8, 16 Palo […]

Kong's Presence Felt Along Valley, S. Seaman and N. College

King Kong continues advancing along West Valley Street and is heading towards the Dixie St. intersection. Boring crews also continue along this same route. Work also continues on South Seaman with tie-ins and along North College, aka Hwy. 3101, where tie-ins and disinfection are close to completion. Please remember when travelling in these ‘construction’ areas […]

Republicans to Consider Five Propositions on Primary Ballot

Early voting starts tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16 and on the Republican ballot are five ballot propositions. The propositions were placed on the GOP primary ballot by the State Republican Executive Committee during its December 2009 meeting in Austin. According to the Texas Republican Party website, the non-binding propositions are intended to gauge voter interest in […]

Eastland County Sample Ballots

Early Voting:  February 16 – February 26. Election Day:  March 2 Helpful Links: Find My Polling Place Am I Registered? Republican Sample Ballot for Precincts 1, 5, 6 Eastland Co. Republican Sample Ballot Prec 1, 5, 6 – Republican Sample Ballot for Precincts 2,  3, 4, 7, 8, 9 Eastland Co. Republican Sample Ballot Prec […]

Man Guilty of Poisioning Deer Near Rising Star

Tuesday in J.P court, Judge James King found Raymond Gregory guilty of the illegal taking of wild game.   Fines were set at $565.00.   Texas Parks & Wildlife brought charges against Mr. Gregory after it was discovered that Mr. Gregory had corn seed treated with Temik  placed in and around some peanut fields in Eastland County […]

Closings & Delays for Friday, February 12

UPDATED – Feb 12 – 8:20 a.m. The following schools will be closed on Friday, February 12 Breckenridge ISD Gordon ISD Ranger ISD Santo ISD – No School Friday. There will be school on Monday, February 15 Strawn ISD Delayed starts for Friday, February 12 Cisco ISD – 10:00 a.m. Cisco College – 10:00 a.m. […]

Weather Closings Thurs Feb 11

SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Cisco ISD – Early Release @ 12:30 p.m.; Friday starts @ 10:00 a.m. Eastland ISD –  Elementary School Early Release – 11:45; Middle School & High School – Noon;  Friday starts @ 10:00 a.m. Gordon ISD – School closed today. All Pee Wee basketball practices and the 4-H meeting have been cancelled today.  […]

King Kong Slowed

After shivering for several days in freezing temperatures topped off with much needed moisture, King Kong seems to continue losing speed in his bid to wreck havoc around town due to the weather. Rains, settling in this past week, have again slowed the progress of the major water and sewer project, dubbed King Kong. Crews […]

2010-12 UIL Football District Alignments

This morning the UIL released the 2010-2012 district alignments.   Two rivalries that will not be in the same district this year are Cisco vs. Eastland, and Strawn vs. Gordon. Breckenridge moved down to 2A from 3A and will be in the same district with Eastland.   Cisco will be facing relative strangers in their new […]