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All children deserve a bed in which to sleep, but there are children in Eastland County without beds due to family hardships.

‘Days decrease, ... autumn grows …’

Fall is in the air…This week marked the first day of Autumn: Cool mornings, hot chocolate, cinnamon spice, football games, bonfires, and yes, colorful Mums and Pumpkins.

The American Pickers’ Crew

The American Pickers’ Crew

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Texas! They plan to film episodes of the hitseries American Pickers throughout the area in November.

Tours of The Woodlands’ Construction being held

The Woodlands’ Management team gives a “hard hat” tour of ongoing construction Photo: Levi Freeman

Construction on the new nursing and rehabilitation facilities at The Woodlands is on schedule to finish near the end of October 2020.

Cisco Press

Texas Family Defense Committee to Show ‘Operation Toussaint’

In a sudden change of plans, this Thursday Texas Family Defense Committee takes up human trafficking with the showing of Tim Ballard’s Operation Toussaint.

Members of Cisco Lobo Band on Friday, Sept. 18

Photos by Gary Stennett

Members of Cisco Lobo Band on Friday, Sept. 18

Readers may interpret as they like, but judging by the material that is filling this newspaper’s mail box, it could be assumed that “hide-bound” basic All-Americans are being inundated with encoura

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Mike and Wanda Moody passed from this life Thursday September 17, 2020 in an automobile accident.

Ranger Times

Ranger ISD 2020 Homecoming Court

Senior Homecoming Court: Evie Kisner escorted by Gaylon Griffin


There will be a small parade Friday at 5 p.m. followed by the game at 7 p.m.

I love Trump. I don’t care about his private life or his unorthodox, presidential actions. He has done more good for America than any president ever.

Ranger Care Center News

The residents here at Ranger Care Center decorated their mask I told them they could decorate them any way they wanted too here is one of our residents creations.

Ranger Elementary Students of the Week

Rocky Moreno

Ranger Elementary is proud to announce our first student of the week is Rocky Moreno from 5th grade. Rocky is always prepared, follows instructions well, and is always on top of his work.

Rising Star

You’ve been summoned to attend our Halloween October Fest on October 31, 2020 - 11am - 9pm at the Rising Star City Park. BBQ-Cook Off judging is 11am - 2pm. There will be vendors and food all day.

Rising Star Chamber of Commerce will be hold the 1st Annual October Fest BBQ-Cook Off on Saturday, Oct. 31st at the Rising Star Old Trade Days area.

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Mary Evelyn Wilson, 88, of Rising Star, Texas passed to her Heavenly Father in the early morning on Saturday, September 19, 2020.

Many Treasures to be found at Rising Star Antique Shop

Nancy Bostic among her store’s assortment of antiques and collectibles. Photo by Brooke Reep

A local antiques shop in Rising Star has many great treasures to be found. Owner Nancy Bostic is a friendly lady who will gladly welcome you into her shop.

Gorman Progress

Mayor Robert Ervin called a regular session of the Gorman City Commission to order at 5:15 pm on Thursday, September 17.

City Hosts Retirement Party for Adrian Huddleston

ECT staff photo

A retirement party hosted by the City of Gorman in the Community Center was held for Officer Adrian Huddleston Friday to commemorate his 54 years in law enforcement.

As millions of Texas children return to school this year, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) asks motorists and parents to exercise caution to prevent traffic crashes and injuries in an

Retirements and Promotions Open Doors for Others

Front: Brenda Madore, appointed Vice President of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness at Ranger College, and Dr. Matt Cardin; Back: Luis Ramirez, a native of Gorman, promoted to Dual Credit Director, and Dr. William Campion, President of Ranger College. Photo: Tommy Wells

Dr. Matt Cardin, Ranger College’s Vice President for Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness, recently announced his resignation.


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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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