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Tue
25
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 first day was 822 students. This is a decrease of 28 students at this time last year. Superintendent Raul Chavarria said the district will receive more solid enrollment numbers after Labor Day. “We got off to a good start,” he said.
 
Tue
25
Aug

OHS Cross-Country off and running

The OHS Cross-Country Teams competed in their first meet of the season Saturday at the Caverns of Sonora Meet. The Lady Lions took second place as a team, coming in behind Bandera and before Iraan, Eldorado and Comstock. McKenna Moses was the top runner for the Lady Lions, placing third with a time of 13 minutes, 25.69 seconds. Right behind her was Gabby Treto in fourth place at 13.32.22.
 
Tue
18
Aug

OVFD fights multiple grass fires throughout county

BY MELISSA PERNER

Tue
18
Aug

School starts Monday

BY MELISSA PERNER

Tue
18
Aug

School board meeting tonight

BY MELISSA PERNER

The CCCCSD School Board will hold their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight (Aug. 19) in the Administration Board Room at 797 Avenue D. The meeting is open to the public.
 
Tue
18
Aug

Commissioners approve raise for county employees

BY MELISSA PERNER

Crockett County Employees will see an increase in their paychecks next year. At a special called meeting Monday, the Crockett County Commissioners’ Court unanimously approved to give all county employees a raise of $100 a month. The commissioners discussed several raise options, including a percentage increase and giving a year-end bonus similar to the school district.
 
Tue
11
Aug

Commissioners talk tax rate

County tax rates will see a 10-cent increase. At Monday’s regular meeting, the Crockett County Commissioners’ Court voted to gowith the effective tax rate of $.059811 per $100 evaluation for 2015. This rate is around 10 cents more than last year’s rate of $.48965 per $100 evaluation. 
 
Tue
11
Aug

OHS Band is ready to march

The OHS Band is aiming to advance this year. With big goals in sight, the band started working last week with head band director Vincent Del Vecchio and new assistant Lynsey Gold. Del Vecchio has spent the last two years
as the OHS Assistant Band Director. 
 
Tue
11
Aug

OVFD battles more fires

OZONA FIREFIGHTERS extinguish a grass fire off of Avenue K on Aug. 6, along with four other grass fires last week north and south of Ozona. They also responded to a grass fire Monday on Taylor Box Road.
 
Tue
04
Aug

Lions begin new season

The Ozona Lions began workouts for the 2015 Football Season Monday. This year the Lions are once again focusing on defending their 2014 District Championship. "We had a good first day. We had some new faces. I enjoyed having these guys out," said Athletic Director Edward Perez. 
 

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