More Local News

Reagan County Elementary School Thanksgiving Letters

Reagan County Elementary students submitted letters about what they are thankful for and also how to cook a turkey. Enjoy!

Lab-Grown Meat Product Clears FDA Hurdle for Human Consumption

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared a meat product for human consumption that is grown in a laboratory from animal cells, the regulatory agency announced on Wednesday, November 16, 2022

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Near Mentone Blamed for Damage Hundreds of Miles Away

A strong earthquake centered some 23 miles south of Mentone in remote West Texas, is being cited as the cause of damage in San Antonio, some 340 miles away, according to officials with University …

Holiday Angel Tree

The Reagan County Child Welfare Board and American Momentum Bank are hosting an Angel Tree for the less fortunate children in our community.
Our crossword puzzle now lives on a page with trivia and interesting stories. We plan to add other puzzles soon!

Check out our new page

Find us on Facebook
Sports
Reagan County in Hunt for First District Title Since 1993
The Reagan County Owls know one thing for sure... After their 46-6 win over Anthony on Friday, the Owls are heading to the playoffs. That is where the certainty ends. As of today, the Owls can enter the playoffs anywhere from the second seed to the fourth seed depending on how things shake out on Friday.
Rodriguez Advances to State with Strong Run at Regionals
Reagan County’s Julian Rodriguez took fourth place at the Region 1-2A Cross Country Meet securing his spot at the State Meet. Rodriguez finished the course at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock on Monday with a time of 17:25.8 behind a group of runners from Plains.
VOLLEYBALL SENIORS
The Reagan County Lady Owls recognized its seven seniors Saturday prior to their game against Roscoe.
7th Grade Owls Drop Close Game in Ozona
The 7th grade football team traveled to Ozona going in the game undefeated in district play. The Owls fell short 6-8, leaving their record for district play to 2 wins and 1 loss. The defense …
Varsity Owls Dominate Ozona 39-7
The Reagan County Owls moved to 2-1 in district play with a dominating 39-7 win over Ozona on Friday.
Obituaries
BARBARA WILLIAMS
Barbara Williams, 93, of Big Lake passed peacefully on Sunday, November 20, 2022. Graveside service will be Wednesday, November 23, 2022, 2.p.m. at Glen Rest Cemetery in Big Lake.
Rosantina “Rosa” Barrera FLores
On November 12, Rosantina “Rosa” Barrera Flores, departed this earth. Born October 8th, 1954, she migrated from Mexico and settled in Big Lake, TX. At the age of 19 she married her husband, Pablo Flores, of San Saba, TX. They spent the next 49 years making a life in Big Lake and raising their family.
CYNTHIA LEA “CYNDY” BROWNE
Cynthia Lea “Cyndy” Browne, 56 of Big Lake, formerly of Colorado City passed away at her home on the ranch on Sunday October 30, 2022. She was born on July 6, 1966 in Big Lake the daughter of O.W. Parker and Cathryn Cope Kessler.
Concho Valley
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.
Tom Green County and Goodfellow AFB to Benefit from $13.1 Million in Grants to Texas Military Communities
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his Public Safety Office (PSO) will administer more than $355 million in grant funding for a variety of public safety programs and services in …
Fairmount Cemetery asks for volunteers to help place flags on veterans' graves
The Friends of Fairmount Cemetery Board needs volunteers to help place American flags on the graves of veterans buried at the cemetery. There are more than 1,600 service members buried at Fairmount – spanning from its origins in the 1800s up to present day.
Lone Star State

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Lays Out His Legislative Priorities

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick outlined his goals for the upcoming legislative session, calling them “general concepts,” according to the Austin American-Statesman.

RRC Permits/Completions Report for Nov 2022

The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 678 original drilling permits in November 2022 compared to 842 in November 2021. The November 2022 total includes 574 permits to drill new oil or gas wells, 21 to re-enter plugged wellbores and 77 for re-completions of existing wellbores.

TPWD Biologists Stress Testing Harvests for Chronic Wasting Disease During Deer Season

With the recent discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Kaufman County, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists are stressing the importance of testing harvested deer taken this hunting season to curb the spread of this deadly disease.
Web extras
From religious festivals to ceremonies honoring the change of seasons, as well as secular events that take place in many different countries, Stacker has gathered information from various sources to compile a diverse list of fall and winter holidays celebrated all over the world.  
(BPT) - In previous years, home remodeling projects were often done with the goal of increasing resale value. Recently, however, homeowners have been staying in their properties longer and are making …
(BPT) - As people age, they become more likely to develop osteoporosis, a disease that occurs when bones lose density and mass. This can cause bones to be brittle, weak and easily broken. The good …
(BPT) - Do you want a new look for your home in the new year? Perhaps you crave an update but you want to avoid the time and cost commitment of a complete renovation? You may be surprised how a few …
Lifestyle
¿Qué significa el cambio de estación para el techo de su casa?
(BPT) - A medida que continúa la temporada de mejoras de la casa para el otoño, ahora es un buen momento para pensar en cómo el cambio de estaciones puede afectar el techo de su …
Five Ways To Safely Celebrate With Your Pet This Holiday Season
by Dr. Whitney Miller, DVM, MBA, DACVPM(NAPSI)—Most pet parents agree: their animals are part of what makes the holiday season so magical. While it’s an excellent opportunity to integrate furry …
The hottest trend in fireplaces? Using them to warm up a kitchen or bathroom
(BPT) - In the past few years homes have become vital sanctuaries — places where you and your family want to feel comfortable, cozy and serene. Recent shifts in home design are responding to …
Are your tires ready for holiday travel? Here are some helpful tips
(BPT) - There’s nothing more magical than a journey to visit loved ones during the holiday season. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most treacherous times of year to drive.If you want …
Conozca la PPP, una enfermedad rara que causa parálisis temporal
(BPT) - Imagínese que usted es una estudiante universitaria actuando con su compañía de teatro musical. Es verano y hace mucho calor en el escenario al aire libre, y no ayuda que …
Pandemic-related trends driving up auto insurance rates
Cheapinsurance.com compiled a list of how the pandemic affected the cost of auto insurance from a collection of expert and government sources.
4 savvy holiday spending tips for a financially strong start to 2023
(BPT) - By Jason Gaughan, Head of Consumer Credit Card Products at Bank of AmericaThis year, shoppers are looking for ways to stretch their dollars throughout the holiday season so they can start …
10 housing markets where institutional investors are buying the most
Belong examined metros where institutional investors have been the most prevalent, using data from real estate research firm ATTOM Data.  
Manufacturing industries that employ the most women
Get It Made collected data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to rank the manufacturing industries that employ the most women today.
Inflation is significantly stressing 75% of Americans—here's how they're making ends meet
Foothold Technology analyzed data from the Census Bureau's latest Household Pulse Survey, released Nov. 29, to determine how Americans are making ends meet during record-high inflation.