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Kodee Warriner took first place in Shot Put with a 42’ 8.5” toss in the Sonora Relays. KIMBERLEY MEYER | BIG LAKE WILDCAT

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  • RCISD School Board Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 9:34 PM

    The Reagan County ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Mr. Robert "Bobby" Fryar as the lone finalist for the district's superintendent position.

  • Guns in Class? Sheriff Garner Presents His Plan for Local School Safety
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:56 PM
    Reagan County Sheriff Jeff Garner stood before the Reagan County ISD Board of Trustees Monday evening to lay out his vision of school safety.

    Garner said he has received numerous calls recently from concerned citizens in the wake of school shootings across the country.

    “Most of those people, along with the school board members I’ve talked one on one with, are in agreement that we should do more by way of providing security for our schools,” Garner said.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:51 PM

    The road to this year’s Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting State Meet has been a long one for the Lady Owls.

    The group is sending three lifters to Waco this weekend with hopes of bringing home hardware, but uncertainty crossed their path over the last year.

    For the team’s 114 Class lifter, Sophomore Aaliyah Portales, her obstacles took hold during last year’s Regional Meet.

  • Big Lake Restaurants Receive Bill of Health
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:32 PM
    Big Lake Code Enforcement Officer Cindy Mitchell and Assistant Jeffrey Pringle were busy in late February, early March conducting health inspections on Big Lake’s restaurants.
    The inspections occurred between February 27th and March 2nd with three establishments receiving perfect 100 ratings on the high end, and one receiving a 74 rating on the low end.
    Here are the restaurants listed from lowest rating to highest along with their demerits.

  • Reyes Wows in Sonora Relays; Hernandez Takes Gold in Shot
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:31 PM
    Results from the Sonora Relays

    Varsity Results
    Jayslynn Reyes - LJ 1st personal best 17’2, 100M 1st personal best 11.91, 200M 1st 26.10
    Melissa Hernandez - Shot Put 1st 31’3

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:30 PM

    Reagan County Blotter
    March 7 - 14th

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:29 PM
    Brynlee O’Bryan dedicated a tree to her late father’s memory Friday at the Reagan County Care Center.

    The Red Oak was planted in the outdoor space behind the Care Center where residents enjoy warmer days on the porch.

  • Reagan County Team Tennis Takes Third at 3A State
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:27 PM
    The Reagan County Varsity Tennis Team traveled to Round Rock March 8-10 to compete in the 3-A Under State Team Tennis Tournament hosted by the Texas Tennis Coaches Association.
    Teams qualifying for the State Team Tennis Tournament included Reagan County, Wink, Mason, Wall, Shallowater, Spearman, White Oak, Brock, San Saba, Thrall, Groesbeck, Ingram, Academy, Kountze, Knippa, Kirbyville.

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:26 PM
    Applications are currently being accepted from area students for two $2,000 Bob Craig Memorial Scholarships awarded through the West Texas Press Association and the Texas Press Association.
    The contest is open to applicants in the area served by WTPA member newspapers, and whose career goals include working with a community newspaper. (Name of county or coverage area of newspaper) students are eligible to apply for the scholarships through the (name of newspaper) membership in WTPA.

  • Carlos Newlin Pleads Guilty, Gets 25 Years
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:24 PM
    Big Lake’s Carlos Newlin plead guilty to four counts against him on March 7, 2018 and received 25 years in prison.
    Newlin was indicted for continuous sexual assault of a child (1st Degree Felony), Indecency with a child by contact (2nd Degree Felony) and two counts of indecency with a child by exposure (3rd Degree Felonies).

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Recent Obituaries

  • Jesus "JJ" Perez, Jr.
    Jesus Perez Jr. “ JJ”, 28, of Ozona, Texas, passed away March 11, 2018.
    He was born in Del Rio, TX on October 1, 1989.
    JJ graduated from Regan County High School.

    Donald Leon Meroney, 81, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 in Big Lake. He was born on July 13, 1936 in Texon, Texas to the late, Royal Stanley and Velma Estelle Barnes Meroney.
  • Tuesday Evening, January 30, 2018, Noe Franco age 71, passed away from cancer, and entered the presence of the Lord. He was with is loving wife, Karen. Born in Fort Stockton, Texas on April 18, 1946, to Jesus Franco Sr. and Tomasa Rameriez (Gonzales) Franco, he was one of three brothers.
    Ruby Jane Childress, 98, of Big Lake, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018. There will be no services. Arrangements are by Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.
  • Billie Louise Scarber, 81, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in Decatur, TX.

    Graveside services were Monday, January 15, 2018 at Briar Creek Cemetery in Bowie with Pastor Mike Davis officiating.

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