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  • Owls Down #5 Wall in Home Thriller
    Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:03 AM

    The Reagan County Owls didn't have to wait long this season to put up a marque victory.

    The team rallied from 3 runs down in the fourth inning Wednesday evening to take down one of the top teams in the state in 3A.

    "This game shows you exactly what baseball is," Owls' Coach Edward Soto said. "Anybody can beat anyone on any given day."


  • Big Lake Man Charged with Credit Card Abuse Against the American Legion
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 8:35 PM
    Big Lake’s Michael Foster, 53, was arrested Tuesday and charged with Credit Card/Debit Card Abuse, a State Jail Felony.

    Following his arrest, Foster was also charged with Retaliation, a 3rd Degree Felony.

  • CARRASCO UNLEASHED
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 8:32 PM
    The Reagan County Boys Powerlifting Team looks as solid as ever posting their third Regional Championship in as many years two weekends ago.

    The team, anchored by Senior David Carrasco and Junior Tristan Ortiz, dominated the Regional Meet in Sundown with two first place finishes, a second and a fourth to claim the team title over Hawley.

  • Portales Takes 3rd at State
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 8:29 PM
    Reagan County’s day at the 2018 THSWPA State Meet in Waco started off slow.
    The team’s best hope of a medal struggled early missing her first two attempts on the squat.

  • Big Lake Man Evades Arrest, Picks Up Extra Charge
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 8:26 PM
    Gustavo Hernandez was a fugitive from justice in Reagan County for less than 24 hours before he was arrested at a home on California Avenue.
    Reagan County Chief Deputy Destin Wilha reported Hernandez as a fugitive on Monday after he was able to successfully evade arrest at the Pilot Truck Stop in Big Lake.
    Wilha said deputies attempted to arrest Hernandez on two Class C JP warrants after an officer saw his vehicle at the gas pumps at Pilot.

  • RCES Students of the Month
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 8:26 PM
    Reagan County Elementary is proud to announce the February people of the month.  This month’s focus was on students showing effort and improvement.  These students are willing to work as hard as necessary until their task is accomplished. They possess the stick-to-itiveness it takes to finish assignments that are challenging to them. This hard working attitude has helped them overcome some of the areas in which they may have been struggling.

  • 37th RCHS Invitational Tennis Tournament
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 8:24 PM
    The Reagan County Tennis team hosted the 37th Annual RCHS Invitational Tennis Tournament held March 15th and 16th.
    The Junior Varsity was in action on Thursday as the Owls took top honors by winning the Team championship.
    The Owls were led by the boys doubles team of Isaac DeLaCruz /Giovani Botello who defeated their teammates Jaden Gonzales/Ricardo Rodriguez 8-2 for the championship.

  • RCISD School Board Names Lone Finalist for Superintendent
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 9:34 PM

    The Reagan County ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Mr. Robert "Bobby" Fryar as the lone finalist for the district's superintendent position.


  • Guns in Class? Sheriff Garner Presents His Plan for Local School Safety
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:56 PM
    Reagan County Sheriff Jeff Garner stood before the Reagan County ISD Board of Trustees Monday evening to lay out his vision of school safety.

    Garner said he has received numerous calls recently from concerned citizens in the wake of school shootings across the country.

    “Most of those people, along with the school board members I’ve talked one on one with, are in agreement that we should do more by way of providing security for our schools,” Garner said.

  • PORTALES POISED
    Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:51 PM

    The road to this year’s Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting State Meet has been a long one for the Lady Owls.

    The group is sending three lifters to Waco this weekend with hopes of bringing home hardware, but uncertainty crossed their path over the last year.

    For the team’s 114 Class lifter, Sophomore Aaliyah Portales, her obstacles took hold during last year’s Regional Meet.


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Recent Obituaries

  • Jesus "JJ" Perez, Jr.
    Jesus Perez Jr. “ JJ”, 28, of Ozona, Texas, passed away March 11, 2018.
    He was born in Del Rio, TX on October 1, 1989.
    JJ graduated from Regan County High School.
  • DONALD LEON MERONEY

    Donald Leon Meroney, 81, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 in Big Lake. He was born on July 13, 1936 in Texon, Texas to the late, Royal Stanley and Velma Estelle Barnes Meroney.
  • Tuesday Evening, January 30, 2018, Noe Franco age 71, passed away from cancer, and entered the presence of the Lord. He was with is loving wife, Karen. Born in Fort Stockton, Texas on April 18, 1946, to Jesus Franco Sr. and Tomasa Rameriez (Gonzales) Franco, he was one of three brothers.
  • RUBY JANE CHILDRESS
    Ruby Jane Childress, 98, of Big Lake, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018. There will be no services. Arrangements are by Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.
  • Billie Louise Scarber, 81, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in Decatur, TX.

    Graveside services were Monday, January 15, 2018 at Briar Creek Cemetery in Bowie with Pastor Mike Davis officiating.

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