CAN WE EAT IT?   Pre-schoolers (L-R) Daniella Martinez, Alykie Ramon, Vincent Shurley, Kinsley Carlile and Belen Esparza admire a Gingerbread House made by Ana Martinez in Mrs. Buchanan’s Food Science Class. The children are shown with their teacher Mrs. Munoz and class aide Solia Rojas. Marrtinez received a Blue Ribbon for the work of art recently at an exhibit at Fort Concho in San Angelo.     COURTESY PHOTO | NANCY LESTER


Schleicher County ISD Ranks High on Comptroller’s FAST Report

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released her annual FAST ratings for local school districts earlier this month and Schleicher County ISD received high marks for academic improvement and fiscal responsibility.
SCISD ranked well above most neighboring schools.

“We are always glad to see a positive rating on state academic and financial accountability measures,” SCISD Superintendent Billy Collins said of the report. “It speaks well for all the staff in the school district when our district outperforms others in these areas.”



Jaime Chancellor of Eldorado was chosen to the Associated Press Sports Editor’s 2014 All-State Football Team as an Honorable Mention Selection on the offensive line.
He is the son of Tracy Sauer and Jeff Chancellor of Eldorado.

At six-foot one-inch tall and 220-pounds, Chancellor was a stalwart on the offensive and defensive line and a leader on the 2014 Eldorado Eagles team that battled its way into the State Playoffs.









It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Join the festivities tonight, Thursday, December 18, 2014, on the courthouse square where carols will be sung and a live nativity scene is planned. Handbells will be provided for anyone wanting to participate in an impromptu Handbell Choir.

Santa Claus is scheduled to make an apperance, too. He is flying in on the Polar Express and will be escorted into town by the Eldorado Volunteer Fire Department.

There is no admission charge and everyone is invited. Refreshments will be served.