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Sonora PD Reports Counterfeit $100 Bills Are Being Circulated

The Sonora Police Department reported this week that counterfeit $100 bills are circulating in the area. Individuals and businesses are encouraged to be vigilant and take the necessary steps to …

County Commissioners Decline to Pave S.C. Private Road 4412

Sutton County Commissioners met Monday, June 10, 2024, to hear monthly reports and field an inquiry about paving a private road.

Public Library’s Summer Reading Program Kicks Off

The Sutton County Public Library is kicking off this summer with our “Adventure at the Library” summer programs. • Monday, June 3rd, our Smokey the Bear Reading Challenge begins and …

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.
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Obituaries
Latricia Carole Parker
Latricia Carole Shaw Parker peacefully passed away on June 9, 2024, at the age of 68 at Kirkwood Manor Nursing and Rehab Center in New Braunfels, Texas. She was born on March 29, 1956, to Rhonda Carloyn Shaw in San Saba, Texas.
Alton (Al) Arlie Lynch Jr.
Alton (Al) Arlie Lynch Jr. passed away May 27th, 2024, in San Angelo, Texas.
Juan H. Garza
Juan H. Garza, age 85 of Sonora passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Local Public Notices
June 13, 2024
1) Notice of Sale
June 6, 2024
1) SISD 2) Notice of Sale
May 30, 2024
1) Holmes Wrecker - 1st notices 2) Holmes Wrecker- 2nd notices 3) SISD
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
Sports
JUMPING FOR AREA
Daniel Gutierrez makes a sandy explosion in Sonora at the District meet, advancing to the Area Meet, held in Bangs on Wednesday, April 11, 2024.
ANGIE BRYANT | THE DEVIL’S RIVER NEWS
Sonora Sends 13 to Regional Meet in Canyon
On Wednesday, April 11, 2024 the Bronco track team advanced six individuals to the next level in seven events.
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.
NANCY GLASSCOCK| SPECIAL TO THE DEVIL’S RIVER NEWS
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.
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

35 Texas Counties Eligible for Individual Disaster Aid

Residents in a total of 35 Texas counties now qualify for individual disaster assistance following a series of severe storms and flooding that began in late April, The Dallas Morning News reported.

Phelan Wins Re-Election Bid, Seeks Speaker Post Again

House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, narrowly won re-election in a hotly contested runoff race and has vowed to seek his third term as speaker, drawing threats from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to oppose any of his supporters in the 2024 primary.

Additional Disaster Assistance Approved for 7 Texas Counties

Seven Texas counties have been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for grants for emergency work and replacement of disaster-damaged public infrastructure, after severe weather and flooding struck much of Deep East Texas, Gov. Gregg Abbott’s office reported. Counties eligible for FEMA’s Public Assistance program include Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity and Walker.

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:
Lifestyle
9 tips for applying for FAFSA as new, simplified form rolls out this year
Applying for FAFSA became more uncertain this year. Bold.org pulled together the latest tips for applying to set you up for success.
What are family engagement liaisons, and why do fewer than half of US schools have one?
HeyTutor analyzed National Center for Education Statistics data to illustrate the importance of family engagement liaisons in the U.S.
How TikTok has changed the music industry
Collabstr used data from Billboard to explore how TikTok is transforming music trends and the music industry at large.
Changing tipping culture has Americans befuddled: Does everything require a tip?
Uniqode used data from Pew Research Center and news reports to explore how technology is changing the tipping culture in the U.S. 
How the US ranks globally in data transparency and openness
The Data Project used rankings from Open Data Watch to explore how the U.S. compares to other countries in data transparency and openness.