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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.

S.C. Hospital Board Names Marshall CEO

The Sutton County Hospital Board of Directors held a special meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2024 where they appointed Joe Marshall the new Chief Executive Officer.

City Council Approves Changes to City Ordinance; Cancels Election

Members of the Sonora City Council met Monday, March 19, 2024 for a lengthy agenda and to decide weather or not to change a city ordinance.

Sutton County Jail Escapee Shot and Killed at Bakersfield

Justin Wade Hancock, 28, of Theodore Alabama, was shot and killed Sunday, March 10th, after he escaped from the Sutton County Jail and led law enforcement officers on a pursuit through western Sutton County, across Crockett County and into Pecos County.
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Obituaries
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.
Dora Ione Grissom Mankin
Dora Ione Grissom Mankin
Dora Grissom Mankin was born to William Langly and Ina Earl Grissom on March 10, 1935 in Cross Plains, Texas. She passed from this life on April 10, 2024 at home in Eldorado, Texas.
Local Public Notices
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
February 15, 2024
1) Sutton County Notice of Sheriff's Sale
February 8, 2024
1) Notice of Tabulation 2) Water Conservation
Sports
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:
SAFE AT HOME
Ashton Bryant slides into home on Monday, February 19, 2024 as the Broncos kick off the season home opener with a win against the San Angelo Saints.
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Sonora Wins in a Thriller on Opening Night
It came down to the wire on Monday night, as the Sonora baseball team grabbed the victory in walk-off fashion, 10-9, over the San Angelo Saints.
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

State Agencies Blasted over Wildfire Communications Failures

State agencies and regulators were heavily criticized at a Texas legislative hearing for failing to communicate during the deadly Panhandle wildfires, the Texas Tribune reported.

Literally Anybody Else Running for President as Independent

A 35-year-old teacher from North Texas is running for president after legally changing his name to “Literally Anybody Else,” the Houston Chronicle reported. “This isn’t about …

First Human Case of Bird Flu in Texas Detected After Contact With Infected Dairy Cattle

A person in Texas became ill with bird flu after contact with infected dairy cattle, state officials reported Monday.

Hunting Accidents at a New Record Low in Texas

AUSTIN — Texas recorded a new all-time low number of hunting-related accidents across the state, according to the 2023 Texas Hunting Accident Report.
Lifestyle
More women than ever are being diagnosed and treated for ADHD, which has long been considered a predominately male condition
Charlie Health examines the gender-based disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. 
From grocery cards to car repairs: How COVID-19 aid changed the way schools can help families experiencing homelessness
Chalkbeat discusses how pandemic relief from the federal government gave schools a means to provide families direct aid.
New study shows 99% of materials causing sewage clogs should never have been flushed
(BPT) - Do you have good flushing habits? Flushing may seem like a simple, routine task, but unfortunately, many people flush items that can cause major problems for local and national sewage …
Datos importantes sobre el lupus: Cuatro formas de proteger la salud de los riñones
(BPT) - Vivir con lupus durante más de 15 años ha significado lidiar con momentos muy incómodos para la cantante ganadora del premio Grammy, Toni Braxton. Pero según Toni, …
New Musical Toy Collection Aims to Aid in Child Development
(BPT) - Tiny Love® is an award-winning global toy and baby products’ company that puts special emphasis on baby’s development. With Tiny Love’s new Tiny Rockers collection, …