McGough Receives 99 Year Sentence

A conviction of Michael Jarrod McGough of Cisco for the offense of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child, came with the maximum sentence of 99 years from an Eastland County Jury. This past week, in the 91st District Court, with Judge Steven R. Herod presiding, the 32 year old defendant was on trial for […]

King Kong Project Progressing Through City

King Kong Project  Progressing Through City

EASTLAND – Progress continues with the King Kong Project on West Valley moving towards Dixie Street with crews taking advantage of the warm weather and putting in extra hours to try to get back on schedule. Additional crews continue with tie-ins along South Seaman, North College , aka Hwy. 3101, and at the intersection of […]

Friday AM – IH20 EB will be closed.Traffic will be routed through Eastland for about two hours.

Advisory Message has been issued by the Eastland Police Department. Thursday March 4, 2010 20:00 PM CST Friday AM – IH20 EB will be closed.Traffic will be routed through Eastland for about two hours. On Friday morning, 3/5/10, the eastbound lanes of IH20 will be closed for accident reconstruction investigation. Traffic will be diverted through […]

Fred Ernest Ziehr of Cisco

Fred Ernest Ziehr, 85, of Cisco passed away March 3, 2010, in Cisco. Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday at the Redeemer Lutheran Church officiated by Vicar Eric Stinnette. Burial will follow in the Redeemer Lutheran Cemetery under the direction of Kimbrough Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday 5~7:00 PM in the Kimbrough Funeral Home […]

To the Citizens of Precinct 1, Eastland County:

First of all, I want to thank each & everyone of you who went to the polls, voted your convictions and exercised one of our most valuable rights as a free citizen of the United States of America, regardless of your party affiliation. Our votes do make a difference! Next, I want to thank those […]

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 […]

Eastland Schools Release Early Friday

Eastland ISD will have an early release day for all faculty and students on Friday, March 5th, to attend the Regional Tournament in Midland. Siebert Elementary will release at 11:45. Eastland Middle School will release at 12:00 (students can be picked up at the beginning of lunch which is 11:30). Eastland High School will release […]

Ronald C. Smith of Mingus

Ronald C. Smith, 57, of Mingus, died Monday, March 1, 2010 in a North Richland Hills hospital. Graveside services will be at 2:00 P.M. Thursday at the New Gordon Cemetery with Rev. Michael Orsini officiating, directed by Edwards Funeral Home of Strawn. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. Ronald […]

Kenneth Neil Eaves of Eastland

Kenneth Neil Eaves of Eastland passed from this life on Friday, February 26, 2010, at the Eastland Memorial Hospital. He was currently employed by Eastland County as Deputy Sheriff Eastland County Courthouse and as the Bailiff for the 11th Court of Appeals. Kenneth’s long time service to the people of Texas began when he became […]