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  • Thursday, March 26, 2020 9:00 AM

    Sugar Creek Grill, for the protection of their staff and customers, closed down their dining room early last week. 
    They will continue to provide take-out orders off their regular menu as well as Coronavirus Emergency Meal Kits (feed 4-5).
    This page is dedicated to updated information on Sugar Creek's menu, hours and special during these trying times.

  • Grandma's Kitchen - Menu, Specials & Hours
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020 9:00 AM

    Grandma's Kitchen, for the protection of their staff and customers, will be serving meals via Drive-Thru and Delivery ONLY.
    They will provide select meals off of their regular menu including breakfast items.
    This page is dedicated to updated information on Grandma's Kitchen's menu, hours and any specials they may offer during these trying times.

  • Monday, March 23, 2020 3:13 PM

    Mayor Phil Pool called a Special Meeting of the Big Lake City Council for this Wednesday to discuss postponing Big Lake's City Council/Mayor election.

    The move comes in response to a proclamation issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on March 18th allowing for the postponement of local elections set for May 2, 2020.

    Abbott's proclamation allows those elections to be postponed until November 3, 2020.

  • First Baptist Church - COVID-19 Update
    Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:52 PM
    In light of the recent declaration by Judge O’Bryan, First Baptist Church will NOT be hosting our normal Sunday morning services. Instead, we have assembled a skeleton crew that will be broadcasting our morning worship services. You can access the broadcast via the link on our web page,

  • St. Margaret of Cortona - COVID-19 Update
    Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:49 PM
    "God does not abandon us, he goes with us even now in this time of trial and testing. In this moment, it is important for us to anchor our hearts in the hope that we have in Jesus Christ. Now is the time to intensify our prayers and sacrifices for the love of God and the love of our neighbor. Let us draw closer to one another in our love for him, and rediscover the things that truly matter in our lives."

  • Local Disaster Declared in Reagan County by Judge Jim O'Bryan
    Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:49 AM
    Reagan County Judge Jim O'Bryan declared a 'Local State of Disaster' this morning at the Reagan County Courthouse.

    Along with the disaster declaration, which encompass the county and City of Big Lake, O'Bryan also signed an Executive Order with directives for the public.

  • Local Officials Briefed on Potential COVID-19 Impact on Reagan County
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:19 PM

    Leaders from across Reagan County met Wednesday afternoon with the county’s health authority, Dr. James S. Williams, at the Reagan County Courthouse. Williams provided officials from the county, hospital, school, city, Fire/EMS and Sheriff’s Department with information about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it will affect Reagan County.

  • RCISD to Move to Non-Traditional Instructional Plan
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:39 AM
    Reagan County ISD places the safety and well being of our staff and students as a high priority.  We understand the health concerns over the recent respiratory illness caused by the COVID-19 virus.  RCISD has been in daily contact with our state and federal agencies and we will continue to monitor the situation.  Evaluating the most recent information RCISD has decided to suspend our traditional classroom instruction and implement a non-traditional instructional plan, starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

  • Big Lake Closures, Postponements and Business Hour Changes
    Monday, March 16, 2020 6:36 PM
    A list of Reagan County and Big Lake, Texas business hour changes, postponements, and closures due to concerns over COVID-19.

  • Lowe's Market - Big Lake to Begin Home Delivery for Elderly
    Monday, March 16, 2020 6:20 PM

    Lowe’s Market in Big Lake, Texas is extending home delivery to the elderly of Big Lake.

    Manager David Melms said his store is making the move as a way to help those who are most at risk when it comes to COVID-19.

    Elderly (65+) who would like to use the Home Delivery option may do so by calling Lowe’s Market - Big Lake at 325-884-2644 with their grocery list.

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