Where will Kong be the week of May 3?

Kong Project Stretches City Wide Some 6 months in and the major utility project dubbed King Kong continues to be felt throughout the city. And this week the work continues on with the installation of the 12” main water line along West Plummer. Travelers and residents should be aware of periodic one block street closures […]

Cisco College Offers Scholarships

All high school grads from 22 area schools receive scholarship As the cost of living continues to escalate, Cisco College hopes to offer some relief to graduating high school seniors planning to pursue a college education. The college will award Achievement Scholarships to all graduating high school seniors from 22 area high schools that can […]

EHS Prom To Close Green Street

It’s prom time at Eastland High School and with that comes pretty dresses, tuxedoes, flowers and fun. This year the EHS Jr. Sr. prom will be held Saturday, May 1 at the Connellee Hotel. Due to the number of attendees the prom committee and the City of Eastland have decided to close the 100 block […]

Kong Continues Along W. Plummer, S. Seaman, W. Valley

Kong Continues Along W. Plummer, S. Seaman, W. Valley

Citizens Urged to Use Caution in these Areas! King Kong’s presence continues to be felt throughout the city as the major utility project runs its course. Work will continue this week with the installation of the 12” main water line along West Plummer. The work has reached Madera and continues on a trek towards Daugherty. […]

Lady Mavs Stomp Lady Tigers

Lady Mavs Stomp Lady Tigers

The Lady Mavs end their regular season with a 19-2 win over the Anson Lady Tigers.  The Lady Mavs will advance to the playoffs next weekend.  Date, time and place TBA. Audio wrap up of the game: Podcast compliments of KATX 97.7 FM

Edith Wampler of Eastland

EASTLAND – Edith Wampler, 89, of Eastland, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2010 in Eastland.  Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with Rex Boggs officiating.  Burial will follow in the Plum Branch Cemetery, in Stephens County.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday […]

How To Make A Splash At The Eastland Water Park

How To Make A Splash At The Eastland Water Park

In Person Pool Party Reservations Begin 8 A.M. Monday at City Hall –No Phone Call Reservations Accepted Until Tuesday– Splash Day, May 28 at the City Pool is fast approaching. With that the City will begin accepting reservations for Private Parties beginning at 8 a.m. MONDAY, MAY 10. All interested parties must appear in person […]

Lyric Theatre Update

Lyric Theatre Update

Brick work has been completed on the facade of the Lyric Theatre thanks to the hard work of Robert Moore and Randall Harris. In other news THANKS to the City of Eastland, the roof has been repaired and The Neon Shop of Abilene will begin putting together the sign and marquee. The City contributed $15,000 […]

Eastland vs. Clyde Softball Audio Wrap UP

Eastland vs. Clyde Softball Audio Wrap UP

The Clyde Lady Bulldogs have become the District 6 2A champions in defeating the Eastland Lady Mavs 1-0. Eastland 000 000 0—0 2 0 Clyde 000 010 0—1 2 2 Keeley Lowrance and Jamie Batteas. Reagan Darnell and Tera Davis. W — Darnell (8-1 district). L — Lowrance (9-5, 6-2 district). 2B — C: Kallee […]

Jarrett Scott Stacy formerly of Eastland

Eastland- Jarrett Scott Stacy, 31, of Abilene, formerly of Eastland, died April 21, 2010. Memorial services will be held at 2PM, on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at the Summers-Bakker Chapel. Services are under the direction of Summers-Bakker Funeral Home in Eastland.

Eastland City Meeting Notes

The Eastland City Commission met for their regular monthly meeting Monday evening, April 19, 2010. Present were Commissioners Larry Vernon, Jerry Mathews, Mark Pipkin, Norman Owen and Richard Rossander. City staff present were City Manager Ron Holliday, Secretary Shirley Stuart, Finance Director Leslie Zander, Planning Official Bill Dolen, Public Works Director Bobby Jacoby and Chief […]