Visionaries In Preservation Meetings Informs, Enlightens Public

–Officials Learn Thursday of Eastland’s Selection To Program– Two meetings held this week at the Connellee Hotel brought important information to key officials and the general public regarding the Texas Historic Commission’s VIP Program. “VIP, Visionaries In Preservation, is a community planning program of the THC,” said Matt Synatschk, VIP program specialist, “and is based on an innovative planning […]

EHS Band & Color Guard Advance to Area

Last Saturday the Eastland High School Marching Band & Color Guard competed in the UIL Region 7 contest at Glen Rose earning a 1st Division which advances them to this Saturday’s UIL Area D Marching contest at Georgetown ISD.   They will start with the prelims that day and  must place in the top 5 or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benefit Cook Off To Pit Cook Against Cook

The 2nd Annual LaMancha BBQ Cook Off will be held the weekend of October 16 and 17 and has drawn a number of cooking teams from around the area. The event will kickoff with a VIP dinner at 7 p.m. Friday night in the Depot at LaMancha lake Ranch. This dinner is a thank you […]

Bryan’s Old Rip Car Show Results

The annual Bryans “Old Rip” Car Show comes around pretty quick each year it seems. As always, the entries were plentiful and awesome to see. The weather for the day started out a bit rainy but as soon as opening ceremonies were concluded, the rains stopped for the duration of the show. Crystal Maston Darr, […]

Archery Season Opens Oct 3

Eastland County will come to life with hunters converging for the opening day of archery season today which will end  November 6.  In Eastland Co., no permit is required to hunt anterless deer unless MLD permits have been issued for the property.  The bag limit for white tail is 4 deer with no more than […]