Billie Jean Rodgers, 78, passed away Saturday September 4, 2021 at Ranger Care Center. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, Sept. 8th at 10:00 a.m.
On Wednesday September 1, 2021, Sgt. Tammie Stubblefield was dispatched to The Cisco Inn Motel to do a check on a tenant. Numerous attempts were made to speak to the occupant of the room before finally making contact. The tenant was identified as Alisha Rachelle Bridges, 28 of Cisco. Bridges was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and was subsequently arrested. After arriving at the Eastland County Jail, a search of Bridges revealed additional quantities of controlled substances which are believed to be methamphetamine. Bridges was charged with 3rd Degree Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3rd Degree Felony Taking a Prohibited Substance into a Correctional Facility, and Class A Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance in PG3.
The residents of the Lake Leon area can expect to endure another few days of hardship before finally reaching the promised end. Well, at the least the end of the first half of the Lake Leon dam renovation project
During my time on this Big Blue Marble we call home, I’ve had the opportunity to see and do things that most people only dream of. Through all of the travels, the one thing I have come to appreciate is my wife, who, without a question, is one of the most amazing people I know. I think a lot of men would agree with me on that take. Often, the men are the ones who receive the credit for things that were accomplished. Behind the scenes, our wives put in just as much effort, if not more.
Ranger College’s John Hall loves researching as much as he enjoys athletics. That combination has gone a long way in helping the nearly 100-year-old college preserve some of its history.