Cisco – Elect-A-Scrooge

Elect-A-Scrooge has officially started make sure to go by any or all of the following location between now and mid Nov.  American State Bank, Crossties, Cisco Hardware & Supply, Plexus Healthcare and Cisco Chamber of Commerce.  Voting is easy all you have to do is put your spare change in the container of your favorite Scrooge.  […]

Eastland ISD Early Release Day Oct. 2

Eastland ISD will have an early release day for all students on Friday,October 2nd, for staff development.Siebert Elementary will release at 11:45.Eastland Middle School will release at 12:00 (students can be picked up atthe beginning of lunch which is 11:30).Eastland High School will release at 12:05. Busses will run at 12:15.October 12th is a EISD student […]

LaMancha BBQ Cookoff needing sponsors

The LaMancha BBQ cookoff benefits the Eastland County Fire Dept.   The event is planned for October 16 & 17, but in order to make it a success they need sponsors.  If you or your business would like to be a sponsor, please contact Tammy Walls (254) 647-3651 Sponsor rates are as follows: $500 and up […]

Social Media Seminar

On Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at noon, the Eastland Chamber of Commerce and the Texas Tech Small Business Development Center will host a social media seminar at the Connellee Hotel.  The discussion will cover advertising and marketing on networks such as MySpace, Twitter, and WordPress.  These sites are free to use, easy to set up, […]

Eastland Police Activity 09/03-09/09/2009

Press Release Eastland Police Department 09-000283 09/03/2009 14:20 Incident # LWG Date : Time Officer Classification Burglary of a Vehicle Location : 500 block CRESTWOOD Synopsis : Two vehicles were entered without permission of the owners and property was removed. 09-000282 09/03/2009 14:27 Incident # RLD Date : Time Officer Classification Fraudulent Use Of Identifying […]

Ranger College Steps Up Wind Energy Program

Ranger College, an accredited higher learning center, may step up its academic program in wind energy. The Ranger College Board of Regents to authorize the wind energy curriculum and to authorize new president Dr. William Campion to pursue funding. Tentative Plans call for a steel Wind Technology Building with classrooms, laboratories and restrooms. The initiative […]

Fight Results in Injury

An altercation between two men lands one of them in Eastland Memorial Hospital, and the other in jail. Eastland Police Chief Cecil Funderburgh stated that late Sunday night, the two men got into it in the 700 block of South Connellee. Details are sketchy about the nature of the argument. The man hospitalized suffered some […]

Crimestoppers Elect New Coordinator

The Eastland County Crimestoppers has a new coordinator. After many years of service, Cecil Funderburgh is stepping down to hand the Crimestoppers responsibilities to longtime Easland Police Office Ray Russell. Russell has been employed with the Eastland PD since 2002. The Eastland County Crimestoppers started in 1988, which has been instrumental in solving felony cases […]

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 […]