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Stanley Auto Group helps Local Family with Donation

Stanley Auto Group General Manager Mark Childs, along with members of the dealership, present a used vehicle Monday to a Ranger family whose son, Tommy Wells. Jr., was involved in a major accident. The donation is intended to help the family transport their now-paralyzed son to and from medical treatments. Receiving the vehicle were Patricia (Pattie) and Tommy Wells. Photo by Bob Hickox

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Pictured (Left to Right) are Eastland County Sheriff Chad Roberts, Dion White - CEO Center for Life Resources, Chief Deputy Josh Nichols and Deputy Justin Harris. Sheriff Chad Roberts signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Center for Life Resources to transition the Mental Health Deputy position from county cities to Sheriff’s Office. Photo: Sheriff’s Department

Eastland Telegram

Solid Rock Camps will be offering a free program for parents in Eastland County. "Rezilient Kidz" is an evidenced based curriculum that is sponsored by The Open Door and Focus on the Family.

Dear Editor:

We just endured a deadly and costly winter storm February 11-18, 2021.

Jail Activity Report

2-14 to 2-22-2021

James Brown, Jr., Abilene, Poss Dang Drug (Taylor Co.); Parole Violation

Michael Ray Bush, Cross Plains, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or More IAT. Bond: 15,000

Cisco Press

Cisco Writer’s Club

Shann Tajiah

Launching Your Online Presence

Bryce Irby

Bryce Irby, age 14, of Cisco took this photo of a Great Blue Heron sheltering by their tank during the recent cold weather.

GED classes are now available at The Open Door in Cisco every Tuesday and Thursday from 9am-12 pm.

There will be monthly orientations and there are new requirements to enter the classes.

Ranger Times

Ranger Fire Dept. does a door to door check on residents

A Ranger residence that Ranger Fire Dept. did a door to door check on Feb. 16th to make sure all were safe and warm. Houses were marked with yellow caution tape to show that they were marked ok. Photo by Sheila Hickox

On February 16 , Ranger Fire called in all surrounding departments to assist with door to door checks on all houses throughout the city to make sure everyone was ok, staying warm, and offer help ge

The VFW Post 4136 sheltered

The VFW Post 4136 sheltered 40 Ranger College Baseball players during this storm. We enjoyed having them and hope they they had a good time here.

Let’s thank Manager Rocky Lane and his employees

Let’s thank Manager Rocky Lane and his employees at Shoppin’ Baskit in Ranger for braving the sub-zero temps this past week to serve customers.


RANGER CARE CENTER- Our residents here at Ranger Care Center had a great Valentine’s Day dispite the weather. They got card’s, candy, stuffed animals, and chose the King and Queen.

Rising Star

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Mary Lois White Dudley, age 79 of Rising Star passed away, Sunday, February 07, 2021 in Abilene.

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Hogs are running wild in Eastland County and across the state of Texas.  If you have seen helicopters in the area the past week shooting hogs, this is why.  If you have traveled backroads in or aro

Saturday, February 6, the Desdemona Activity Center will have an all you can eat breakfast buffet. Hours are 7:00 AM—10:00 AM.

Gorman Progress

How did Nature fare during the severe Winter Storm?

Ducks huddle behind a small dam to avoid the frigid north wind. Photo courtesy of Ed Rogers

The Desdemona Activity Center had to cancel the stew supper last week, but it’s on again! Saturday, February 27. Serving is 5:00 PM—7:00 PM.

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      Sandra Sue (West) Osborne, 80, of Gorman, TX passed away, Tuesday, February 23, 2021.    


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After two years the Eastland community has spoken by voting YES on Proposition 1 & Propostion 2  for the 2017 Eastland ISD School Bond Election.

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