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Deck the HALLS AT City Hall – Teresa Quiroz places floral decorations atop the Christmas tree at City Hall on Tuesday, December 1st. The beautiful tree is just one of the festive decorations going up around town this holiday season. -- ANGIE BRYANT | THE DEVIL’S RIVER NEWS

Latest News Stories

  • COVID-19 Cases Continue to Surge in Sutton County
    Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:29 PM
    Long gone are the days when those living in rural parts of Texas could claim that the COVID-19 pandemic only affects urban populations. Now, with case counts spiking across the nation, rural communities like ours are bearing the brunt of the long-predicted autumn outbreak, even as a vaccine appears to be on the horizon.

  • FFA Leadership Teams Excel at District and Area
    Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:18 PM
    Sonora’s FFA Leadership Development teams have placed well despite the new regulations due to COVID-19. The district meet was held November 16th, with many teams advancing to the area contest.

  • Downtown Christmas Parade Rescheduled
    Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:14 PM
    Sonora’s downtown Christmas Parade has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Registration forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce office, located at 205 US Hwy 277 N.

  • COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in Sutton County
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:30 PM
    With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, the number of reported COVID-19/coronavirus cases continues to trend in the wrong direction for Sutton County as well as the state.

  • Governor Abbott, DSHS Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 1:27 PM
    AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced on Monday the guiding principles for Texas’ COVID-19 vaccine allocation process.

  • Commissioners Recognize Former Road & Bridge Supervisor for Over 3 Decades of Helpful Service
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:00 PM
    Sutton County Commissioners made a presentation to Standley Anderson during a special meeting Monday, November 23, as a gesture of appreciation for his service while working in the Road & Bridge Department. Anderson retired earlier this year with more than three decades of employment in the department.

  • The Three Sisters
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:58 AM
    In time for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, this week we are reminding folks about an American Indian legend with practical applications.

  • Working at Gratitude
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:52 AM

    I have always loved Thanksgiving. I love that it is a holiday built around a full table and homemade treats. I love the recipes handed down on index cards that only get made once a year and traditions that bring back childhood memories and the chance to use linen napkins and the idea that sitting around a table—just sitting around a table—is reason enough celebrate.


  • Marshall’s 
Wonderland of Lights
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:49 AM

    So many Texas cities really put on the glitter and lights around Christmas. Big Spring, with a population 28,000 lights up the city park with displays and giant lighted poinsettias (it’s the lighted poinsettia capital of Texas) that attract some 20,000 visitors every December. Andrews has 13,00 residents and puts on an impressive downtown light show. After people watch the lights they go to the home of Gary Rawls that has a nativity scene with live actors and live animals, camel and donkey included. Fort Worth, population 800,000, outlines its downtown buildings with lights.

  • Sutton County in Critical COVID-19 Red Zone as New Cases Surge
    Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:43 PM
    Sutton County has reached a critical red zone status with an alarming increase in the COVID-19 positivity rate. As of Tuesday, November 17, the county had 55 active cases of coronavirus, according to The Texas Department of Health Services. The cumulative total of confirmed cases reported since June has risen to 214, according to data from the most reliable sources.

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