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  • DREAM COME TRUE: Logan Knight Takes Step To Next Level
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:59 PM

    College tennis has always been a dream for Logan Knight.

    He saw that dream come to life Tuesday as he signed his letter of commitment to Howard Payne University.

    Logan, a recent graduate of Reagan County High School, said he was weighing his options between several colleges, but a recent visit to Howard Payne sealed the deal for him.bs

  • Santa Rita Star Spangled Celebration Right Around the Corner
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:41 PM

    The Big Lake Chamber of Commerce’s Santa Rita Star Spangled Celebration is quickly approaching.

    Chamber Director Loretta Epperson said those interested in attending need to be aware of a change made to this year’s event... A $20 Cooler Fee.

  • Roy Myers and the West Texas Short Line Railroad
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:39 PM

    Roy Myers has always been fascinated by trains.

    “I’ve loved them since I was a kid,” the 77-year-old native Kansan said. “I can remember being young and wondering how they start, how they work, where they run to.”

    That childhood curiosity bloomed in Myers throughout his life culminating in West Texas Short Line Railroad circling in his backyard.

  • Los Rieleros del Norte Added to Star Spangled Celebration Lineup
    Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:24 PM

    The Big Lake Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the addition of Los Rieleros del Norte to its 2021 Star Spangled Celebration lineup.

    Los Rieleros will join Whiskey Myers and Kevin Fowler on Saturday, July 3rd at the Reagan County North Park stage.

    The event boasts FREE admission.

    The Chamber, in the spirit of keeping the event free to the public, is actively seeking sponsors.

  • Owls 3-0 in District Play Following Run-Rule Win Over Sonora
    Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:26 PM

    The Reagan County Owls' Baseball team dominated Sonora 11-1 Tuesday night moving the team to 3-0 (1st Place) in district play.

    Senior Jacob Gallegos took the win on the mound pitching a complete game (6 innings due to run-rule) with 7 strikeouts. He also went 2 of 4 with 3 runs scored.

    Offensively the Owls were led by Sophomore Alexavier Reyes who went 4 of 4 with 3 runs scored and 1 RBI.

  • Kyle Brown Named Reagan County Athletic Director/Head Football Coach
    Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:36 PM

    Reagan County High School has a new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.

    RCISD Superintendent Eric Hallmark announced Tuesday that Kyle Brown, Reagan County High School Principal and Head Boys Basketball Coach, will take over the reigns of the Owls' athletic department as AD and Head Football Coach. He will retain his basketball position as well.

    "I am thankful for this opportunity," Brown said. "We are going to have a product, on all levels and on both the boys and girls side of the program, that the community of Big Lake will want to support."

  • Chamber of Commerce’s Star Spangled Celebration is Back
    Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:26 PM
    Big Lake’s biggest event is back in 2021!
    The Big Lake Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the Star Spangled Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 3rd at Reagan County’s North Park featuring Whiskey Myers and Kevin Fowler.
    “The last year has been tough on so many people,” Chamber Director Loretta Epperson said. “Our event in 2020 had to be canceled due to COVID-19, and we were not sure if we would be able to hold it in 2021.”
    That all changed in early March when Governor Greg Abbott announced Texas would be opening back up to 100 percent and the mask mandate would be lifted.

  • Weston Leaving Reagan County for Sonora AD Job
    Monday, March 8, 2021 8:30 PM
    Reagan County Head Coach Blake Weston will be heading back to Sonora. That news came when the Sonora ISD board of trustees met Monday evening, March 8th and voted to hire him. Weston confirmed the news by phone shortly after the vote. 

  • Reagan County Judge to Order Limits on Gathering Sizes
    Friday, November 13, 2020 2:28 PM
    Reagan County Judge Jim O'Bryan announced Friday that  he will sign an order to limit the number of people who can gather together in Reagan County.

    O'Bryan, citing the recent influx of positive COVID-19 cases in the county, said he will place a limit on gatherings (indoors and outdoors) to 50 people.

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