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SISD Bond of $17.9M Passes on Election Day

The votes have been cast and your decisions have been made. Results were canvassed during the May 5, 2024, school board meeting.

Sonora City Council Hear Public Comments Before Agenda Items

Sonora City Hall was the happening place to be Monday, April 15, 2024, as numerous citizens flooded the chambers. Although several people were there, only four individuals actually signed in to speak their minds on a proposed holding facility for illegal immigrants.

Sonora Students Compete at State SkillsUSA

The SkillsUSA Texas competition in Corpus Christi, Texas, serves as a significant platform for middle schoolers to college post-secondary students to demonstrate their technical skills and knowledge.

County Commissioners Meet to Handle Light Agenda

The Sutton County Commissioners met Monday, April 8, 2024 at the Sutton County Annex to handle a light agenda.
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Obituaries
Cheryl Glynn Lock
Cheryl Glynn Lock
Cheryl Emfinger Lock went to be with her Savior on Sunday, April 28th, 2024. She was born on January 13th, 1947, to Bernice and Thurman Emfinger in New Braunfels, Texas. Thurman was stationed in Japan after World War II. He was killed in a plane crash while serving in Japan when Cheryl was three-years-old.
Kenneth C. Kordzik
Mr. Kenneth C. Kordzik of Fredericksburg passed away on Friday, April 5th at the age of 89 years.
Jo Bess Jackson
Jo Bess Jackson, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on Wednesday April 3, 2024 in Dallas. She will always be remembered as a powerful and loving mother, friend and colleague to all that knew and loved her.
Local Public Notices
May 2, 2024
1) Property Owners Can Protest Property Values 2)Notice to creditors 3) Property Tax protest and appeal procedures 4) Attention Property Owners 5) Appraisal Notices 2024 Tax Year 6)Texas Comptroller Rights Publication
April 25, 2024
1) April 25 Road and Bridge 2) Tabulating Equpment
April 4, 2024
1) 2nd Notice Victor's Automotive; 2) Fluid Injection Permit Application, 3) AEP Texas Rate Request
March 21, 2024
Texas AEP Notice of Rate Request
February 22, 2024
1) Sheriff's Sale
Sports
DETERMINATION
Kameryn Aguero pushed through with sheer determination to beat Wall in the 4x400m race at the ASU Spring Break Invitational on Thursday, March 14, 2024.
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Broncos and Lady Broncos Compete at Spring Break ASU Invitational
While others were off enjoying spring break the Bronco and Lady Broncos were competing at the Angelo State University Invitational Track Meet on Thursday, March 14, 2024.
Sonora Hosts the Annual Colt Relays and Bronco Relays
On Thursday, February 22, 2024 Sonora hosted the annual Colt and Lady Colt relays. The 8th grade girls and the 7th grade boys place first in the home relay event. Results are as follows:
Concho Valley
Owning Your Piece of Texas Workshop Set April 23 in SA
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host an “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Key Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” workshop on April 23 in San Angelo.
ASU News: $5.2 Million Gift for New Golf Facility
Angelo State University has received a $5.2 million gift from an anonymous donor to fund construction of an all-inclusive new golf facility, the Angelo State Golf Complex, on the east side of the ASU campus.
Ft. McKavett Archeology Exhibiton
Fort McKavett State Historic Site will host an archeology exhibition at its visitor center museum on Friday, March 1, 2024. Special tours and exhibits will be featured.
Lone Star State

East Texas Flood Victims Urged Caution Upon Returning Home

As East Texas residents return to clean up their homes and businesses after extensive flooding earlier this month, the Texas Department of State Health Services urged residents and business owners to exercise caution. Among the recommendations:

Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Slated May 17-18 in Willis, TX

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a two-day wild horse and burro event May 17-18, at the Willis Ag Barn and Arena in Willis, Texas.

Tips to Prevent Barn Swallow Nests This Spring

Whether you hate the mess barn swallows leave or enjoy being able to watch them up close, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert encourages you to plan for these birds’ arrival now.

Early Voting Underway in Local Elections Across Texas

Early voting began Monday, April 22 for municipal, school board and various bond elections. It ends on April 30 with Saturday, May 4 being election day. What is on the ballot depends on where you live.
Lifestyle
How to beat the summer heat — and boredom
(BPT) - Summer break can be wonderful for kids, as they are able to explore new activities, visit with friends or just have more free time to play. But summer can also get hot — and long. If …
10 tips for the best potato salad of your life
(BPT) - With warmer days come picnics at the park and backyard barbecues — and that means it’s potato salad season! Here are 10 ways to make the best potato salad of your life.1. Start …
Which cities offer Asian Americans the best opportunities to financially thrive?
MoneyGeek ranks nearly 200 U.S. cities based on population, educational attainment, income and homeownership to determine the best and worst cities for Asian Americans to prosper.
Home-schooled kids face unique college challenges − here are 3 ways they can be overcome
The Conversation looks at the growing trend of home-schooling and offers ways to better prepare those students for college.
Make the most of summer with these on-the-go snacking tips
(BPT) - Summer is a great time of year — full of new activities, outings, road trips and all kinds of adventures. As your family gears up for a season full of fun, one of the top items on your …