IESI Says “No Construction Material”

The City of Eastland and IESI are asking residents to not place construction materials such as sheetrock, lumber, plumbing items including but not limited to toilets and sinks, concrete, bricks, and stone in their curbside garbage containers. Instead customers are encouraged to take advantage of the City Convenience Center at the corner of Halbryan and […]

Eastland’s Movie Gallery Closing

With the onslaught of movie rentals from a vending machine at $1.00 each in a convenient shopping location,  businesses like Netflix and Blockbuster offering instant watch and movies in your mailbox with no late fees,  and satellite and cable offering pay-per-view, and video-on-demand….. who is left to plod down to the local movie store? The […]

Eastland Rotary Club Meeting Features Julie Elrod

submitted by Clint Coffee The Eastland Rotary Club recently conducted their regular Thursday meeting while enjoying Chicken Breast and potato salad prepared at The Lakeside Country Club. The regular business session was opened by Club President Saul Pullman and the invocation led by Jim Bruton. Seventeen members and 4 guests were present. Special guest Keeley […]

Community Colleges Face State Funding Cuts

The Honorable Rick Perry Governor, State of Texas PO Box 12428 Austin, Texas 78711-2428 Dear Governor Perry: Ranger College respectfully requests that you exempt Ranger College and the other 49 community college districts from the mandated budget cuts currently under consideration. More than 75% of our money to operate this college comes from state funds. […]

Ranger City Council Meeting Agenda for January 28

Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Governing Body of the City of Ranger, Texas will be held on Thursday January 28, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall, 400 West Main Street, Ranger, Texas. The following subjects will be discussed, to wit: Agenda Item 01: Call to Order- Mayor Green Agenda […]

‘Style Show’ benefits Gordon Community Library & Museum

A ‘Style Show’ took place in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church in Gordon last Saturday to raise funds for the soon-to-open, Gordon Community  Library & Museum.   Fashion models for the style show wore their favorite ensembles, including some designer outfits, that were purchased from the Twice Blessed Shop in downtown Gordon.  The […]

Ranger meeting canceled, agenda moved to Monday night

The called meeting of the Ranger City Council scheduled for Friday night was canceled due to two commissioners being  ill and unable to attend.  Without those members there would not be enough in attendance to constitute a quorum.  Friday night’s agenda will now be added to the meeting  on  Monday, January 25 at 5:30 p.m. […]

Ranger Special Called Meeting

Title: Ranger Special Called MeetingDescription: Agenda Item 01: Call to Order- Mayor Green Agenda Item 02: Roll Call- City Secretary Agenda Item 03: Discussion/Approval with possible action concerning loitering in office spaces of City of Ranger buildings- Mayor Green Agenda Item 04: Discussion/Approval with possible action to have Mr. Denver Rainey from Con-Spec Urethane Multi-Systems […]

Eastland Chamber of Commerce Banquet

The Eastland Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. The banquet will be held at the First Baptist Church in Eastland located at 405 South Seaman. The banquet theme for this year is, “Preserving the Past for the Future”. Individual tickets will be $15.00 and tables for eight […]

2010 Eastland County Livestock Show

Wednesday, January 13. 2010 8:00 pm – All animals (except rabbits) and Ag Mechanics projects must be checked in, weighed and in place. Rabbits must be checked in Friday between 10:00 am and 12:00 noon. Thursday, January 14, 2010 9:00 am – Bake-Off Contest (concession stand) 10:00 am – Broilers 11:00 am – Beef Cattle […]

C.A.R.E. participating in Petco Adopt-a-thon

FAITH the dog and owner JUDE are scheduled to be at Westover Petco near Carswell in Fort Worth, at 465 Sherry Lane, THIS SATURDAY, Jan 16, between 1-3 PM. This is a new store and there will be an adopt-a-thon as well. C.A.R.E. of Palo Pinto County, will participate in the event. C.A.R.E. stands for […]

Gordon Community "Style" Show

Title: Gordon Community “Style” Show Location: fellowship hall of Gordon First Baptist ChurchLink out: Click hereDescription: The library will hold a fundraiser in the form of a style show featuring second-hand clothing, to be held in the fellowship hall of Gordon First Baptist Church on Saturday, January 16th at 10:30. Everyone attending will be encouraged […]

TSMCA All State Team Announced

The Texas Six Man Coaches Association met in Lubbock Saturday morning to pick the 2009 All-State Team.  Strawn had 6 players make one of the teams while Gordon and Rising Star each had one player. 2009 All-State Team Position Player Class School PLAYER OF THE YEAR Brett Chudej JR Garden City OFFENSIVE MVP Micheal Everett […]

Strawn rancher sentenced

The trial of Will Copeland began Tuesday in 29th District Court in Palo Pinto. Friday, Jan. 8, Will Copeland was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of Kevin Parsons at the Mule Lip Bar in Mingus Dec. 5, 2008. Judge Jerry Ray sentenced him to two years in prison with no appeal […]