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WITH ECN Dr. Glenn Rogers Talks Plans, Hopes for Session

Above: During Dr. Rogers’ visit at ECN, owner H.V. O’Brien presented him with a bust of President Donald Trump, made by Quality Statue Crafters in Ranger, owner Cliff Lindsay. Photo by Sheila McCoy Hickox

Eastland Telegram

The Board of The Scranton Musical has decided that the musicals normally held the first Saturday of the month are cancelled until further notice. You will be informed when they can be resumed.

Eastland will be the home to newly built apartment complex, Maverick Townhomes by Trafalgar Homes and will be located at 1101 Lagovista Blvd.

11-20-00077-CR Brionna Darshelle Granger v. The State of Texas, MT DISM DISP, APP, GRANT, Taylor / 350th District Court

Additional housing coming with opening soon of Townhomes; Red Star development moving forward; sales tax revenue up, all indicting things moving forward in spite of the COVID ‘slow down’.

Cisco Press

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Dennis Eugene Boland, a long-time resident of Clyde, Texas went to be with the Lord Friday, July 24, 2020, at the age of 67.

Students who will be attending Cisco High School and Junior High School need to pick up their schedules at their school of attendance Wednesday, August 5th.

A comedian was known to have a quick mind and could turn any subject into a joke. On one occasion he said to his audience, “I can make a joke on any subject. Try me!”

Tidbits ...

The sunrises, and sunsets are the most beautiful parts of the day. If you can get out and enjoy the beauty. By Brooke Reep

WITH APOLOGIES to the Mavericks, Bulldogs, Panthers, Wildcats and maybe the Wolverines, an apology is supposedly good for the soul, so it must be confessed--

Ranger Times

Ranger 2020-2021 Cheer Team

2020-2021 Ranger cheer team

The 2020-2021 Ranger cheer team attended camp at the Cisco Powerhouse July 17-19th. Captain Evie Kisner states that the experience was fun and insightful.

The Ranger Veterans Support Group will not have any August meetings.

New Band Director at Ranger ISD

Jarod Dowling is the new band director at Ranger ISD. Dowling grew in Grandview, Texas and received his Bachelor’s from Howard Payne University.

Rising Star

Resignation of Police Chief Discussed at Special Called Meeting

District Attorney Russ Thomason speaks with Rising Star Council members at a Special Called Meeting Monday evening. Photo by Sheila McCoy Hickox

A Special Called Meeting was held Monday evening to discuss the resignation of Rising Star Chief of Police Wayne Edgin.

The following press release was given prior to the meeting:

The First Baptist Church of Rising Star will be providing school supplies again this year. The teachers will distribute the supplies on the first day of instruction.

Elite Family Business is hosting an event on August 1 at 1:00 p.m. in Rising Star City Park to Give Back to Rising Star Volunteer Fire Department.

Gorman Progress

Keeping Cool at Gorman Pool

This contestant of our weekly contest is having fun hanging out at the city swimming pool in Gorman! Photo submitted by Kaeli Hines

It isn’t often that we feel the need to address public criticisms, but when they are broadcast in a county wide forum, sometimes you just have to bite the bullet.

In response to the recent concerns about a tournament held in



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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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