The 3rd Annual Cisco TX Pie-Fest was held this past weekend in Cisco. Hundreds of people from all over Texas and the Southwest descended upon Eastland County to celebrate everything PIE in Cisco. The Cisco Senior Nutrition Program hosted a fundraiser during the Pie-Fest, a Pie-Baking Contest. The winners were (left to right)...NUT Category: Terri Tankersley, Pecan Pie; FRUIT: Dorothy Willingham, Back/Jalapeno/Apple Pie; CREAM: Leah Jacobs, Kiwi Limeade sit-in-theshade Pie; YOUTH: Hailey Vick, German Chocolate Pie; GRAND PRIZE - $1000 - Hailey Vick for her German Chocolate Pie.
Photo by Stephen Forester

Above: The award winning IMPROV Team will perform at the Lyric in Eastland June 14
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Eastland Telegram

Members (above) met at the home of Ruth Stewart in Cisco on June 11th. She told us of her homes history and graciously offered a pie as she prepares for the Cisco Pie Fest contest.
Business was discussed, including research for TxDOT on a bridge to be replaced, 2 Historic Markers with the Texas Historic Commission, WPA Site research, and the reprint of our Eastland County Historical Marker brochure.
We currently have 57 markers in the county.

A resolution was accepted by County Commissioners at a regular meeting June 10 for the consolidation of birth, death and fetal death records from the City of Gorman to Eastland County Clerk and app

Mayor and three commissioners (Darr absent) okayed Director Rhonda Howie request and continued $12,000 for Child Advocacy Center and $5,040 for Crime Victim Assistance Center.

The Improv team from Dallas (where it’s a competitive popular public entertainment art) did a two-hour benefit performance in the ‘under restoration’ Lyric on the east side of the Square.

Cisco Press

The Cisco High School Graduating Class of 1969 will be celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary Reunion on Saturday, June 22nd.

The Cisco City Council met in regular business on Monday, June 10 in the Council Chambers next to the Police Station in beautlemen who wanted to address the council concerning city issues.

CSNP PIE-BAKING VOLUNTEERS - The Cisco Senior Nutrition and the SlowPoke Farm Market were busy Saturday taking care of the Pie-Baking Contest. Over 60 pies were entered into the contest. One contestant, Desiree Kilpatrick, commented, “These people were so sweet and helpful when we entered!”
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German Chocolate Pie. There were right at 60 pies to be judged. Now that’s a tough job!!

cept the July 4th week).

Between 9 am and 10 am, it will be story-time and some type of activity and snack. From 10 am until 11 am, students will look for books and read on their own.

Ranger Times

The Ranger Veterans Support Group will celebrate the 4th of July at the Vietnam Memorial Park in Ranger. This year the 4th falls on Thursday.

Ranger Elementary is now accepting registration for all 3, 4, and 5 year olds! We have an amazing school and would love to enroll all our little bulldogs! Please help us spread the word!

The Ranger Veterans Support Group will meet Tuesday, June 25th. The meeting is from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. They still have a counselor from the Abilene Veterans Center.

Shelby Boisjoli finishes 2nd at College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming.

Shelby Boisjoli capped her first season in the college breakaway roping ranks on a high note this past weekend by riding her way to national reserve grand champion honors in the final standings at

Rising Star

Vendors Wanted for Redneck Woodstock’s “Murica Day” July 4th Rising Star City Park Parade at 10 A.M. Live music starts 12-12

Rising Star Nursing Center has ten manual crank hospital beds to give away. Call Greg M-F 8-5. 254-643-6700. Will deliver.


A Public School Class 

Vendors Wanted for Redneck Woodstock’s “Murica Day” July 4th Rising Star City Park Parade at 10 A.M. Live music starts 12-12

Gorman Progress

SAN ANGELO, TX-- Angelo State University conferred 820 undergraduate and graduate degrees on 814 graduates, including Micheal Mccamey of De Leon, during its 2019 spring commencement exercises on Ma

SAN ANGELO, TX-- Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, is pleased to announce that the following students from your area have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester.

Personal Boundaries

Hadley Oxford (Hadley Bear)

age 5

Sponsor: City Hall

Education: Pre-k graduate


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

Eastland County Today

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