Fresh Holiday Greenery from Eastland Centre for the Arts

Fresh Holiday Greenery Items Available From Eastland Centre for the Arts Last Chance to Order is November 2 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas……Well just in the department stores. But you can get a jump start on your holiday decorating right now. Fresh holiday greenery products are being offered by the Eastland Centre […]

Crime of the Month

Eastland County CrimeStoppers will feature a September burglary in Gorman as its Crime of the Month. This is an opportunity for someone to earn up to $1000 while remaining anonymous. According to Gorman Police Chief Barbara Fenley, on or about September 16, 2009, Clarks Building Supply, 109 E. Roberts, was burglarized with dozens of items stolen. First, according to […]

Richard S. Yates of Eastland

EASTLAND – Richard S. Yates 43, of Eastland passed away Saturday at a local hospital. Graveside services will be 2 PM Monday in Merriman Cemetery with burial to follow under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home in Eastland, Texas. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 ~ 8 PM.

Larry Purdom

EASTLAND – Larry Purdom, age 62, passed away in Abilene Friday, October 16, 2009. Funeral services will be Monday, October 19, 2009 at 2:00 pm at the Summers-Bakker Funeral Home Chapel in Eastland. Interment will follow at Murray Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 – 7 pm, Sunday at the funeral home. Larry Douglas Purdom […]

Eastland vs Anson Game cancelled and rescheduled

The Eastland Mavericks and fans arrived at Anson ready for a game, but it seems the referees didn’t show up.  Not sure where the communication problem was but the game had to be rescheduled.   Eastland vs. Anson will meet in the morning in Eastland at 9:00 a.m. to try it again.

Bobbie June McCulloch of Cisco

Bobbie June McCulloch, 81, of Cisco passed away Thursday, October 15, 2009, in Abilene. Services will be Sunday at the First Baptist Church, Cisco at 2:00 PM, officiated by Reverend Howard Stovall and Reverend Terrell Jackson. Burial, officiated by Reverend Bill Armstrong, will follow in the Scranton Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday 5~7:00 PM in […]

Troy Lea Daniels

Eastland – Troy Lea Daniels, age 40, resident of Roswell, New Mexico went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 12, 2009. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 1:00 pm in the Summers-Bakker Funeral Home Chapel with interment following at Eastland City Cemetery. Troy was born in […]

Commissioner to Present Certificate to Community

EASTLAND – Eastland has been designated a GO TEXAN Certified Retirement Community (CRC). The CRC program helps communities attract retirees and potential retirees to make their homes in Texas. Currently, 30 communities in Texas have received the CRC designation. On Thursday, Oct. 22, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples will present a certificate to Eastland Mayor Mark […]

Douglas Lucas of Crowley

EASTLAND – Douglas Lucas, 60, of Crowley, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 in Ft.Worth. Services will be at 3 P.M. Sunday in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Eastland. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery in Gorman. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 1 to 3 P.M. […]

Nancy Lee Henson Mahan of Eastland

EASTLAND – Nancy Lee Henson Mahan, 73, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2009 in Swansea, IL. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Sunday at the First Christian Church in Eastland, TX with Rev. Jim Wright officiating. Burial will follow in the Eastland City Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home. The family […]

Visionaries In Preservation

Community Visionaries In Preservation Meeting 6 P.M. Tuesday, At Connellee Preserving a community’s heritage doesn’t just save a part of the past. Historic preservation is a vital part of a promising future. Visioning is a tool that brings a community together to develop a shared image of the future and form an action plan for […]

Old Rip Pageant Results

The Old Rip Pageant took place on Saturday, September 26, at 1:00 p.m. in the First Baptist Church Multi-Purpose Center. The pageant winners for the event were: Jaydyn Bartee- Baby Miss Rip, Tiny Tot Rip-Teagan Crowder, Petite Miss Rip-Tessa Rutledge, Little Miss Rip, Macy McGaha, Pre-Teen Miss Rip-Alexius West, Junior Miss Rip-Jessica Huckaby, Senior Miss […]

Florene Anderson of Cisco

Florene Anderson, 95 of Cisco passed away Monday October 12, 2009 at Homestead Nursing Center .  Graveside services will be 1:00 PM Thursday in Oakwood Cemetery , officiated by Reverend Craig Curry and under the direction of Kimbrough Funeral Home.  Visitation with the family will be 5:00-7:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Anderson was born in […]