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Tue
31
Mar

Easter Egg hunts

OES will be hosting Easter Egg Hunts on Thursday, April 2. First Grade will be at 12:30 p.m., Pre-K at 1 p.m., Kindergarten and Second Grade at 2 p.m. The Crockett County Care Center will host their Easter Egg Hunt at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2. All children and grandchildren are invited.

 

Tue
31
Mar

'A good fire:' prescribe burn helps ranch

BY MELISSA PERNER
 
Not all fire is bad. For Philip Walker, fire is a way to improve his family’s ranch. Over the weekend, officials and firefighters from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife conducted a prescribed burn on the Ward Walker Seven Oaks Ranch. The ranch is located around 40 miles south of Ozona off of County Road 107.
 

 

Tue
31
Mar

School board tables decision on graduation policy

BY MELISSA PERNER
 
Changes to the CCCCSD graduation policy were tabled, after the school board received more information about the policy and students involved. At the March 25 regular meeting, information presented by OHS Principal Ronny Clayton showed that four students have not met the policy’s requirement in regards to attending extra tutoring and help.
 

 

Tue
24
Mar

Preparing for STAAR

Taking a test is never easy. When it comes to taking the STAAR test, students and parents both have to be prepared. During a special meeting on March 3, OES Counselor Katie Parker and CCCCSD Testing
Coordinator Tonya Poindexter gave tips, answered questions and distributed as much as information as possible to third, fourth and fifth grade parents about the upcoming standardized tests

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Tue
24
Mar

Rodriguez sixth, Borrego ninth at state powerlifting meet

Lady Lions Kim Borrego and Alexis Rodriguez competed Saturday in the Class 1A/2A Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association State Championships in Corpus Christi. In the 181-pound class Borrego placed ninth with a 725 total (285 squat, 165 bench, 275 dead lift).

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Tue
17
Mar

Davidson focuses on faith in 'The Ride'

BY MELISSA PERNER
THE OZONA STOCKMAN
Strength through faith is the message of Kayla Davidson’s latest children’s book “The Ride.” A touching story about a little girl and her bicycle, Davidson’s book has a wonderful message and is filled with beautiful illustrations by Kim Felts, of Boerne. Davidson will hold a book signing at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, at Ozona Mercantile. Everyoneis welcome.

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Tue
17
Mar

Horse, driver injury free

VEHICLE ACCIDENT on I-10 Sunday night involving an 18-wheeler and horse trailer near the old intermediate school. Members of the Ozona Volunteer Fire Department and local citizens were able to get the horse out of trailer. The inside gate fell on top of the horse when the trailer flipped on its side. The horse has some cuts to its legs but nothing major. Everyone else had minor to no injuries - Ozona Animal Control.

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Tue
17
Mar

They're back to serve

BY MELISSA PERNER
THE OZONA STOCKMAN
They have returned to do more fixing. For a second year, the Ozona United Methodist Church has welcomed a group of NOMADS into their church to help with repairs and renovations on the church building.

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Tue
17
Mar

Commissioners, fire department approve agreement

BY MELISSA PERNER
THE OZONA STOCKMAN
The Crockett County Commissioners' Court and the Ozona Volunteer Fire Department approved an interlocal agreement during a special meeting on Monday. County Attorney Jody Upham made changes to the agreement that were discussed at the March 9 regular commissioners' court meeting. Upham said the agreement states that the county wants the fire department to fight the fires and the county will provide the equipment and building.

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Tue
10
Mar

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

OES FIRST GRADERS celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday during Read Across America on March 5. The event was part of Texas Public Schools Week.

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