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 […]

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 […]

March 2nd Election Results

March 2nd Election Results

EASTLAND COUNTY LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS: First, I want to thank the Eastland Volunteer Fire Department who volunteer their time to set up the election board on the square and record for the public the latest election counts as they happen. It’s a valued service to our local community. – Julie Elrod County Clerk Cathy Jentho […]

Election Day Today

Election Day Today

March 2 is election day.  Below is a list of helpful links to find out where you need to vote and what’s on the ballot Are you registered? Find your polling place for early voting or election day. Eastland County Sample Ballots – Eastland County Clerk Candidates Statements – Cecil Funderburgh -J.P. Precinct 1 Candidates […]

Podcast of Ranger City Meeting Feb 22, 2010

Podcast of Ranger City Meeting Feb 22, 2010

Ranger Meeting – Intro [podcast]http://www.microplexnews.com/podcast/Ranger022210-1[/podcast] Ranger Meeting – Pt. 1 [podcast]http://www.microplexnews.com/podcast/Ranger022210-2[/podcast] Ranger Meeting – Pt. 2 [podcast]http://www.microplexnews.com/podcast/Ranger022210-3[/podcast] Agenda for February 22, 2010 Ranger City Meeting Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Governing Body of the City of Ranger, Texas will be held on Monday February 22, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. in […]

Marsha Vermillion Awarded UIL Sponsor Excellence Award

Marsha Vermillion Awarded UIL Sponsor Excellence Award

The University Interscholastic League is proud to recognize nine of the top UIL sponsors in Texas as the 2009 UIL Sponsor Excellence Award winners. The winners were selected by a panel of judges in the areas of music, athletics and academics from nominations submitted by school principals and superintendents across the state. The award, now […]

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 […]