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Filing for City of Big Lake’s May election runs through February 16th. There are three seats up for election this year.

The Blotter is a summary of the previous week’s activity by the Reagan County Sheriff’s Dept. For practical reasons of time and space, The Blotter does not include every call made to the Sheriff’s office, nor does it include routine security checks, minor traffic stops or routine patrols. Incidents of major impact may be reported separately. Subjects reported to have been arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Reagan County Elementary School has announced their People of the Month for December 2023.Camila Medina is the student of the month for Pre-K. She is the daughter of Alonzo Medina and Maria Granado. …

The Reagan County Owls sit atop District 7-2A as district play passed the mid-point. The Owls, ranked #4 in the State for 2A, traveled to Sterling City on Friday and returned home with a 69-46 win. They followed that win up with another district victory on Tuesday against Sonora by a 76-53 margin.

Reagan County Elementary School’s UIL team traveled to Forsan for the UIL District 7-2A North Zone Academic Meet. RCES finished in 2nd place overall with 558 points. Forsan won the event with 798.5 points.

The Reagan County Powerlifting team traveled to Colorado City on Saturday with the girls placing 3rd as a team and the boys placing 4th as a team.

The Blotter is a summary of the previous week’s activity by the Reagan County Sheriff’s Dept. For practical reasons of time and space, The Blotter does not include every call made to the Sheriff’s office, nor does it include routine security checks, minor traffic stops or routine patrols. Incidents of major impact may be reported separately. Subjects reported to have been arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The Reagan County Appraisal District released its list of top taxpayers both in the county as well as within the City of Big Lake.

In the heart of Big Lake, a remarkable centennial celebration is unfolding. The Masonic Lodge #1203, a cornerstone of the community, is commemorating its 100th anniversary. Chartered on December 7, 1923, and relocating to Main Street a year later, this venerable institution has been a beacon of moral and civic leadership in Reagan County.

Filing for City of Big Lake’s May election will begin on Wednesday, January 17th and run through February 16th.

January 14, 1944 REAGAN OWLS TIED FOR SECOND PLACE CAGE DISTRICT RACE In the first of the series of basketball tournaments to determine the winner in the east half of this district, the Reagan …

The Blotter is a summary of the previous week’s activity by the Reagan County Sheriff’s Dept. For practical reasons of time and space, The Blotter does not include every call made to the Sheriff’s office, nor does it include routine security checks, minor traffic stops or routine patrols. Incidents of major impact may be reported separately. Subjects reported to have been arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The fresh water aquifers and rivers of Texas are in danger — in particular the Pecos River and the aquifers underlying the Permian Basin.

Reagan County Elementary School has announced their People of the Month for November 2023. The People of the Month include Kameron Franklin, Zayden Morin, Aleysha Ramirez, Emilea Pitt, Yamilette Esquivel, Maria Groening, Quaid Kuykendall, Emmanuel Monsivais, Tyler and Keli Rees and Alexa Hernandez.

Beginning Tuesday, January 9 the County Library will be offering Preschool Story Time programs for ages 3-5. The weekly programs will be from 11:00 - 11:45 AM on Tuesdays starting January 9 until February 27. These programs consist of storytelling, flannel board stories, crafts, and lots of books and are provided free of charge by Reagan County Library.

The Blotter is a summary of the previous week’s activity by the Reagan County Sheriff’s Dept. For practical reasons of time and space, The Blotter does not include every call made to the Sheriff’s office, nor does it include routine security checks, minor traffic stops or routine patrols. Incidents of major impact may be reported separately. Subjects reported to have been arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Reagan County’s oil industry saw a healthy year in 2023 according to information gathered on oil production and drilling permits from the Texas Railroad Commission. The boom in the oil industry is highlighted by the single biggest jump in drilling permits over a one year period since 2010.

A look back at Issue 1 from The Big Lake Wildcat in 1926, 1974, 1994 & 2004

In a heartwarming display of holiday spirit, the Reagan County Middle School Student Council orchestrated a delightful surprise for the cherished residents of the Reagan County Care Center on Tuesday, December 18th, 2023.

With Christmas right around the corner, sisters Jocelyn and Remi Diaz took advantage of Santa Claus visiting Big Lake last Wednesday during the annual Christmas in the Park celebration. Jocelyn (8) and Remi (6) are the daughters of Jim and Nocona Diaz.

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