Water Tower Demolition Begins

Soon to be part of Eastland’s past are the two standpipes, or water towers, located on Park Hill. The small tower on the right is being dismantled to make way for a new modern and taller water storage tower that should be ready for use this time next year Crews began to dismantle the small […]

King Kong Slowed

After shivering for several days in freezing temperatures topped off with much needed moisture, King Kong seems to continue losing speed in his bid to wreck havoc around town due to the weather. Rains, settling in this past week, have again slowed the progress of the major water and sewer project, dubbed King Kong. Crews […]

IESI Says “No Construction Material”

The City of Eastland and IESI are asking residents to not place construction materials such as sheetrock, lumber, plumbing items including but not limited to toilets and sinks, concrete, bricks, and stone in their curbside garbage containers. Instead customers are encouraged to take advantage of the City Convenience Center at the corner of Halbryan and […]

Eastland’s Movie Gallery Closing

With the onslaught of movie rentals from a vending machine at $1.00 each in a convenient shopping location,  businesses like Netflix and Blockbuster offering instant watch and movies in your mailbox with no late fees,  and satellite and cable offering pay-per-view, and video-on-demand….. who is left to plod down to the local movie store? The […]

Eastland Rotary Club Meeting Features Julie Elrod

submitted by Clint Coffee The Eastland Rotary Club recently conducted their regular Thursday meeting while enjoying Chicken Breast and potato salad prepared at The Lakeside Country Club. The regular business session was opened by Club President Saul Pullman and the invocation led by Jim Bruton. Seventeen members and 4 guests were present. Special guest Keeley […]

Eastland Chamber of Commerce Banquet

The Eastland Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. The banquet will be held at the First Baptist Church in Eastland located at 405 South Seaman. The banquet theme for this year is, “Preserving the Past for the Future”. Individual tickets will be $15.00 and tables for eight […]

2010 Eastland County Livestock Show

Wednesday, January 13. 2010 8:00 pm – All animals (except rabbits) and Ag Mechanics projects must be checked in, weighed and in place. Rabbits must be checked in Friday between 10:00 am and 12:00 noon. Thursday, January 14, 2010 9:00 am – Bake-Off Contest (concession stand) 10:00 am – Broilers 11:00 am – Beef Cattle […]

Eastland ISD Meeting Dec 14 6:30 p.m.

Eastland ISD Meeting Dec 14, 6:30 p.m. AGENDA REGULAR BOARD MEETING December 10, 2009 The Eastland Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet in regular session, Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 6:30 p.m., in the conference room of the administration building. The following business will be considered: 1.Call meeting to order 2.Open Forum 3.Consent […]

A Starry Night in Eastland, A Hometown Country Christmas in Strawn

Get up and get going.. today is full of activities to get you in that Christmas season mood… December 5, 6-8p.m. – Eastland One Starry Night The Eastland Civic League, Eastland Community Foundation, and the Eastland Chamber of Commerce are hosting, “One Starry Night”, a downtown Christmas Celebration on Saturday, December 5th, from 6-8 p.m. […]

Texas Slim’s U.S.O Tour November 5 & 7

Perhaps you have seen some publicity regarding the upcoming Texas Slim’s U.S.O. Tour to be presented on November 5 and 7.  If not, please read the little piece below. From our biased perch, we believe there are several reasons we think it is appropriate for everyone to try to get behind this production. 1. Raising […]

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