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Eldorado Woman Killed in Icy Wreck on US 277

An Eldorado woman was killed Monday night on U.S. 277 when the pickup she was driving left the roadway and overturned near Meador Draw, some eight miles north of Eldorado.

Preventing Vehicle Burglary Theft This Stock Show Season

Livestock stock show season brings about travel with trucks, trailers and expensive equipment, which can also lead to unfortunate theft.

AEP Texas prepares for winter storm and offers preparation tips for customers

(JANUARY 30, 2023) - AEP Texas is preparing for Winter Storm Mara that is predicted to affect parts of the AEP Texas service territory over the next few days, particularly in west and north Texas. …

Watering Lawns During Winter

In more “normal” years, the need for supplemental lawn watering drops from late fall through early spring. That’s because temperatures become cooler, the days are shorter, and rain is more frequent. But that’s not the case this time around.
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Obituaries
Roberto Monrrial Zapata
Roberto Monrrial Zapata, entered into rest on Monday, January 16, 2023, peacefully at his home.
Gilardo “Gil” Castro Favila
Gildardo “Gil” Favila, 84, of Sonora, TX went peacefully into Heaven, surrounded by family and loved ones, on December 31, 2022. He was the beloved husband of the late Maria Elena Favila, with whom he shared 59 loving years of marriage.
John K Wilson
John K Wilson, age 71 of Sonora, Texas passed away on December 11, 2022, in Eldorado, Texas after a long battle with cancer.
Sports
Sonora Bronco Football Athletes Receive Honors
The Sonora Broncos season has come to an end and they are well represented in the All- District team for District 3-2A.Sonora had 17 athletes selected with 23 honors.
Sonora Broncos Complete 2022 Season as Area Round Champions
The Sonora Broncos varsity football team had their 2022 season come to a conclusion on Saturday night in San Angelo. The final score in the Region 1-2A Division 1 playoff game against the now 13-0 Hawley Bearcats was 57-26.
Underdog Broncos Win Area Round Football Championship
For the third consecutive week, Sonora’s opponent was picked to be the winner. Last week the Farwell Steers were picked as three to six point favorites. Even the Farwell coach stated that his Steers would advance to the next round. After the football game at Big Spring’s Memorial Stadium, they went to the local Whataburger licking their wounds and shaking their heads. All the Bronco offense had to do was score three touchdowns and the aggressive, swarming defense took care of the rest.
Broncos Win Bi-District in a Thriller 28-27
In what turned out to be a nail-biter in the Clyde Bulldog Stadium last Thursday night, the Broncos survived to fight on another day. Sonora defeated the fourth place Olney Cubs to win the Region 1 2A Div 1 Bi-District Championship. The Broncos came from behind and stood toe to toe with Olney for the second time in Sonora football history. Olney was not your typical fourth place team and Pigskin Preps seemed to know it would be a close game.
Sonora Overpowers Forsan
Has everybody who went to the game relaxed and caught their breath yet? Last Friday night’s game in Bronco Stadium was another one where if you missed it, you shouldn’t have.
Concho Valley
West Texas Rehab Telethon 2023 Raises $1.8 Million
West Texas Rehabilitation Center’s (WTRC) 53rd annual telethon and auction Saturday, January 21st, raised over $1,805,313 to support its mission of providing the best patient care in West …
AEP Texas Preparing for Winter Weather
AEP Texas is preparing for a possible severe winter event later this week. As inclement weather is anticipated throughout some areas of the AEP Texas service territory, local outages could occur.AEP …
ASU Plans Fall Commencement Ceremonies
Over 740 students are scheduled to walk the stage during Angelo State University’s two fall commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.
Lone Star State

Ample Natural Gas Supply Available During Winter Storm Mara: RRC is Monitoring Round-the-Clock

The Railroad Commission of Texas’ preparations for Winter Storm Mara began well ahead of time as we began tracking the approaching weather last week; activated the RRC Emergency Management Team on Sunday

Senator Ted Cruz Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Impose Term Limits for Congress

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) introduced on Monday an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to impose term limits on members of Congress. The amendment would limit U.S. …

Grants Available to Offset Costs of Prescribed Burning

Texas A&M Forest Service has awarded $522,162 in grants to Texas landowners for the treatment of more than 18,000 acres with prescribed burning.

Supreme Court Allows Migrant Removal to Continue for Now

The U.S. Supreme Court’s chief justice on Monday paused the scheduled lifting of an emergency health order the federal government has used for more than two years to quickly turn away migrants, including those seeking asylum, at the southwest border.
Lifestyle
50 relatively unknown movies from Black cinema history
Using "Is That Black Enough for You?!?" as a jumping-off point, Stacker compiled a list of 50 lesser-known films from Black movie history.
¿Es usted inteligente con el corazón? Lo que debe saber para un corazón más saludable
La enfermedad cardíaca es la principal causa de muerte en los Estados Unidos. Una de cada cinco muertes se debe a una enfermedad cardíaca, a pesar de que la enfermedad se puede prevenir en gran …
Are You Heart Smart? What to Know for a Healthier Heart
(NewsUSA) - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One in five deaths is due to heart disease, even though the disease is largely preventable.Keeping your heart healthy …
Technology is reshaping warfare
(NewsUSA) - New and emerging technology is changing how wars are fought, even the nature of war, and the United States needs to embrace these changes, according to a new report from the Special …
Most expensive US military weapons and programs
On Dec. 23, 2022, President Biden signed the Department of Defense's 2023 budget into law. Using data from the National Defense Authorization Act, Stacker analyzed which defense projects and programs are currently the most expensive.