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Tue
26
Aug

A new school year begins

It was an upbeat and smooth start to the school year Monday for Ozona students, teachers and staff. Enrollment for the district was 850 on the first day. This is an increase of 29 students from this time last year. Ozona Elementary had 470 students, which is 38 students more than last year. Breakdown by grade: EE 2; Pre- K 59; Kindergarten 61; First  Grade 81; Second 66; Third 74; Fourth 58 and Fifth 69. 
 

 

Tue
26
Aug

Ozona Welcomes Wounded Warriors

JERRY PERRY (right) greets one of the seven Wounded Warriors that Ozona welcomed on Friday, Aug. 22. The group stopped to eat lunch at the town square and then traveled to Del Rio for a weekend fishing trip as part of
the Reel Thanx program 
 

 

Mon
25
Aug

Students start school Monday

Ozona Schools are gearing up for the first day. Students report to the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 25.
 
Mon
25
Aug

Voters to decided $3 million school bond in November

BY MELISSA PERNER
 
A $3 million school bond will be on the ballot this November. The bond will be to purchase new school buses, upgrade and renovate computer and science labs, purchase new air conditioning and heating units, update teacher housing, fix roof leaks at Ozona Middle School, resurface the track at Lion Stadium and upgrade tennis courts.
 
Mon
25
Aug

One contested CCCCSD board race

Filing for the November 2014 CCCCSD School Board election ended Monday with one contested race. Incumbent Ray Don Myers, who represents Single Member District 4, will face Ryan Bean in Nov. 4 election.
 
Tue
12
Aug

School board filing ends Monday

Filing for the November 2014 CCCCSD School Board election is currently underway. There are three single member district seats up this year. Those seats include: SMD 4 currently held by Ray Don Myers; SMD 5 currently held
by Dwight Childress and SMD 3 currently held by Roland DeHoyos.
 

 

Tue
12
Aug

OHS Band 'hungry' for excellence

The only games the Pride of Crockett County will be playing this fall will be a deadly mixture of percussive beats and chilling anthems from the Capitol. Tragedy and triumph will reign as Director Chans Moellendorf brings the
popular book series to life on the field with his presentation of “The Hunger Games.” “I am such a fan of the series to begin with, but watching the movie really convinced me that this was show we needed to do this year,”
Moellendorf said..
 

 

Tue
12
Aug

Truck fire quickly extinguished

A PICKUP TRUCK CAUGHT FIRE on Aug. 6 behind the CC Wrecker building off of 11th Street. Ozona Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. No one was injured. Firefighters pictured: Paula Ogle, Blake Morrow and Scott Carson.
 

 

Tue
05
Aug

County employees ask for pay raise

County employees talked  to the commissioners Monday night about a pay raise for 2015. During their called budget workshop, the commissioners heard from several county employees about the need of a pay raise in the
2015 budget. “The county road department is still under paid,” said Ninfa Preddy. “We are in dire need for a good raise  for our employees. We really would appreciate you all taking this into consideration.”
 
Tue
05
Aug

Driver's license office is officially open

Ozona residents now have a permanent place to renew their driver's license. State and local officials held a grand opening ceremony Monday for the new Ozona Driver's License office at the Ozona Chamber of Commerce
Visitor Center and the new office. The office is located at 1503 Monterrey Street between the DPS Office and the Ozona Chamber of Commerce. Donald Gutierrez, an Ozona High School graduate, will be running the Ozona office.
He will split his time between Ozona and Sonora during the week.
 

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