AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is stepping up enforcement for the Thanksgiving holiday to ensure people are able to get to and from their celebrations safely. Texas Highway Patrol Troopers will increase enforcement on the roads from Wednesday, Nov. 23, through Sunday, Nov. 27. DPS Troopers will be looking for people not wearing seat belts, driving while intoxicated, speeding and failing to follow the Move Over, Slow Down law, among other traffic violations.
The City of Eastland, along with Waste Connections, will once again offer free residential bagged leaf curbside pick-ups on the second and fourth Fridays of each month beginning December 9, 2022. This season the pick-ups have been extended through April 28, 2023. All bagged leaves must be placed at the curb no earlier than 24 hours in advance of a scheduled pick up. Residents must call Eastland City Hall at 254-629-8321 to be placed on the pick-up list at least 24 hours before a pick-up date. Progressive Waste Solutions will not pick up bagged leaves not on a pick-up list.
Fine Art Gala benefiting The Cisco College Art Department - Saturday, November 19th, 6:00 - 9:00 pm will be the inaugural Fine Art Gala by Cisco College will feature eclectic works selected by regional art ambassadors, as well as showcase pieces created by the institution’s next emerging artists. Art Sale & Silent Auction Beverages by Blue Duck Winery Prime Rib & Chicken by Billy’s Restaurant Music by Cisco College Jazz Band All proceeds go toward enhancing education for art students at Cisco College, and the development of a new ceramics and printmaking studio on the Cisco campus.
A Bode of Things to Come?
“A Winter To Remember”, held at the Lumber Yard in Eastland, had a great turn out. There were over 30 vendors with a variety of all kinds of goods. This was a great way to support small businesses.