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Tue
16
Sep

Commissioners approve grant request for new hotel

Preliminary plans for a newThe Crockett County Commissioners’ Court approved a grant request for a new Ozona hotel. Ozona Hospitality Group is building a new Hampton Inn in the location of the former Ozona Intermediate School. The group is seeking $239,940 in grant funds from the Texas Capital Fund  infrastructure development program to relocate water transmission and sewer lines, and install a fire hydrant on the property.

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Tue
16
Sep

Lions hold back Cranes

CRANE - The Ozona Lions picked up their first win Friday night, holding off Crane, 13-6. “Friday night we played well enough to win and our kids worked very hard to get that victory,” said Coach Edward Perez. Senior Ryan Porras opened the scoring for the Lions with a 33-yard pass from Senior Quarterback Jayton Rodriquez  n the second quarter. Chase DeHoyos’ kick was good giving Ozona the 7-0 lead

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Tue
16
Sep

Honoring local heroes

U.S. MARINE JOHNNY TAMBUNGA spoke to students at Del's Little Schoolhouse on Sept. 11 as part of "Heroes Day." Dr. Marcus Sims, Tara Cary with the Crockett County Sheriff's Office and Ozona Firefighters Blake Morrow
and Paula Ogle also participated 

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Tue
09
Sep

New Ozona clinic discussed with Shannon reps

Preliminary plans for a new Family Health Center of Ozona were presented and discussed last week. At the Crockett County Care Center, Health and Emergency Services Sept. 4 meeting, representatives from Shannon Medical Center presented plans and costs for a new health care clinic in Ozona.
 
Tue
09
Sep

Hanging on for 8 seconds

ABBIE HUBBARD hangs on during the 2014 Toro Loco Bull Riding Saturday at the Crockett County Rodeo Arena. Hubbard was this year's celebrity bull rider
 
Tue
02
Sep

Superintendent addresses first week of school concerns

First week of school concerns were addressed by Superintendent Raul Chavarria during the Aug. 27 regular CCCCSD School Board meeting. “School is off to a fantastic start. I want to thank all our principals and teachers,” Chavarria said. “I wanted to address some concerns that have been brought to my attention through various avenues.” All three principals gave their latest enrollment numbers.
 
Tue
02
Sep

Secondary Teacher of the Year

Ozona High School Teacher Dottie De Leon has been named the Secondary Teacher of the Year by the Concho Valley Teachers of English. De Leon was honored at the Aug. 27 CCCCSD School Board meeting. The award is for demonstration of excellence as an educational professional by creating an environment that improves students' academic opportunities, workforce preparedness and overall quality of life 
 
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.
 

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