Sales Tax Holiday August 21-23

(AUSTIN) — Shoppers will save more than ever before during the annual sales tax holiday — which now includes more than two dozen school supply items in addition to clothing and backpacks. Families will save an estimated $65.7 million in state and local sales taxes, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today.The annual sales tax holiday […]

Gas Prices Steady

The price of gasoline is holding steady, according to the latest survey from www.texasgasprices.com. Last week, self service unleaded fuel spiked a dime to an average of $2.50. TGP reports the same this week. Overall, prices have come up less than a quarter from less than a month ago. The lowest price of fuel observed […]

Eastland Swimming Pools New Hours

The Eastland City Swimming Pool is now on reduced hours as summer is winding down. The Eastland City Hall released the schedule in late July as follows SUNDAY Single Session – 3:00pm to 6:00pm MONDAY Single Session – 3:00pm to 6:00pm TUESDAY Session 1 – 3:00pm to 6:00pm Session 2 – 6:30pm to 9:30pm WEDNESDAY […]

Ranger Man Dies In Accident

60 year old Dennis Crossman of Ranger died in a single rollover accident on Interstate 20. Texas Department of Public Safety Senior Trooper Sparky Dean said that Crossman was a passenger in a Ford Explorer, driven by his wife Linda. Dean stated that the truck somehow left the roadway near mile marker 335…the driver over-corrected, […]

Lamesa Man Sentenced 32 Years for Felony DWI

John Mark Evans , formerly of Lamesa, was sentenced to 32 years confinement for the felony offense of Driving While Intoxicated , which was enhanced with prior felony convictions previously served in prison. Evans, 43, was detained on May 31, 2008 by a Ranger Police Officer after a 911 call had been made by a […]

Census Beuro Seeking Managers

In these repressed economical times, the US Census Bureau is opening positions for managers for a soon-to-open Abilene office, which will administer surveys in this area during the 2010 population count. Positions available would be office manager and assistant managers for field operations, administration, recruitment, quality assurance and technology. Recruitment for managers AND employees will […]

Central Texas Childcare Conference

Eastland County Agrilife Extension Agent Haylee Mitchell reports The 2009 Central Texas Child Care conference will be held Saturday, September 12, 2009 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the O.A.Grant Humanities Building on the campus of Tarleton State University. The Central Texas Child Care Conference is a col-laborative effort between Texas AgriLife Extension Service and Tarleton […]

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