Various programs were held in Eastland County to honor our Veterans on Veterans Day. Above a Gorman Boy Scout presents the U. S. Flag as the National Anthem is sung by High School student Isaiah Landa at Monday’s Veterans Day program in the Gorman ISD Elementary auditorium to honor all who served.
Photo: Margaret Hetrick

CPD to Participate in Grant Program

Pictured above are CPD Sgt. Lee Risdon, CPD Chief Scott McCauley, TxDOT Traffic Safety Specialist Jeanni Luckey, and CPD Administrative Assistant Lacey Ayer after a grant planning meeting.

New Constable in Eastland County

Eastland County has a new Constable for Precinct 2. Jay Druesedow was appointed, and then sworn in as Constable, Pct. 2 at a recent Eastland County Commissioners Court Meeting by County Judge Rex Fields. Pictured above are County Commissioner Andy Maxwell, Constable Jay Druesedow, Judge Rex Fields, Commissioner Ronnie Wilson, and Commissioner Robert Rains.

Photo courtesy of Eastland County Courthouse

Eastland Telegram

Veterans Tribute Wall Displayed in Cisco College Library

The display at Cisco College Library is ALL about Veterans.
Photos by Bob Hickox

In September as I was working on the display for 9/11, I thought it was only appropriate to also have a display for our Veterans in November.


Texas Transportation Commissioner Laura Ryan (above) announces her “Texas Tag 10 Challenge”

- November 7, 2019 marks grim anniversary of the last deathless day on Texas roadways -

118 closed since 2010; 23 in Texas There is an impact by closures; economic, identity and health care and mortality.

Whatever happened to the County Art Club? It was a “going-Jesse” for a long time.

Cisco Press

Cisco Elementary Celebrates Thanksgiving!!

ABOVE - Grandparents and parents ate a traditional Thanksgiving meal with their children last Wednesday.

Photos by Stephen Forester

For the third consecutive year, a group of concerned churches and business entities are providing a FREE Thanksgiving lunch to whomever needs one or wants to join them.

Last year the Cisco Goodfellows helped over 100 families have a wonderful Christmas with boxes of groceries and toys for over 250 children.

Senior Citizens Thanksgiving Luncheon 

Ranger Times

Crosspoint will be hosting their annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Tuesday evening November 26th from 5 to 7 pm. We are located at 221 N. Oak Ranger.

Lions Spot Screening Program Can Help Correct Vision Problems

Ranger Lions Pat Smith and Raime Preston recently gave vision screenings at Ranger ISD.

Graham Lions Club members Jodie Barnes and Jim Senkel were guests at Ranger Lions Club Thursday. Lion Jodie and Lion Jim are advocates for Lions Club SPOT Vision Screening program.

When former Kentucky and Texas A&M head coach Billy Gillispie agreed to take the reins of the men’s basketball program his alma mater, he promised to give Texas a basketball program it could be

Rising Star

Results of the Special Called Election, November 5, 2019:

For: 83

Against: 30

The Legalization of Alcohol Beverages including Mix Beverages in Rising Star, Texas

Rising Star Senior Center Thanksgiving meal will be the 3rd Thursday, Nov. 21st at Higginbotham Building on N. Main at 12 noon. $4.00 per person dine in or take out.

The Desdemona Activity Center Sewing Circle’s next meeting of the group will be the fourth Monday of November.


Recently, our residents were invited to the Eastland Rotary Club Annual Winter Senior Olympics held at the Eastland Baptist Church.

Gorman Progress

Gorman Middle School 2nd Six Weeks Honor Roll

Third Graders salute the flag as they sing “Star Spangled Banner”.

Third Graders salute the flag as they sing “Star Spangled Banner”.

Mrs. Rainey’s Third Grade. Each child of Mrs. Kunkel’s Second Grade children read a note regarding Veterans Day.

Gorman ISD Holds Veterans Day Program

derson L-R: Mrs , City . Shirley Secretary Rambeck Tacy , Warren Chief of , City Police Assistant Steven Sec An - - Checking retary Jill in Hudson at City , and Hall “Rubin for a .” second stay at Gorman eling RV Park with is his “Rubin owner ,” , Mrs a Rubino . Shirley -Bourke Rambeck parakeet . They , trav are - “ on Hopefully a return ,” trip said from Robin San Rambeck Diego CA , back “we’ll home arrive to Ohio home . Seal before Team the snow 4 member is falling , took .” Mr a . day Rambeck trip to , a Glen retired Rose Navy to visit Dinosaur Valley State Park. Ms. Betty J. Ellis, also traveling with the Rambecks, is returning to her home in South Georgia.

Local resident, Mrs. Anne Buchanan, attended an Ellis Family Reunion on October 5, 2019 in San Diego with her five siblings: Felix A. Ellis, John E. Ellis Jr., Betty J. Ellis, Mrs. Joyce Nauta and Mrs. Shirley Rambeck, plus other family members.

A Big Thank You is in order for the wellrehearsed program and heartfelt salute to our Veterans by Gorman ISD students on Monday, Veterans Day.


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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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