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Tue
08
Jul

Ozona wells recharge quickly

Doug Meador is continually amazed at the groundwater wells that furnish drinking water to residents in Ozona. Despite the drought, he can always count on the wells’ quick recharge. “The wells have a fast recharge,” he said. “We can let up on the pumping and we’ll see them come back up within five minutes.” 
 
Tue
08
Jul

Fourth of July events

The 4th of July Festival at the Square turned out to be big success. We had over 10 different types of food and game booths along with some good music by DJ TKO “ Johnny Tambunga” throughout the afternoon. Cico and Frankie Moran chaired the washer pitching contest and we had 11 teams in the contest. The washer pitching winners were Cico and Frankie Moran  
 
 
Tue
08
Jul

Rainwater harvesting ‘soaking in’ as water conservation

After a long dry period, many parts of the state have finally received some badly needed  rain, and those with rainwater harvesting systems have been reaping the rewards of this belated gift from Mother Nature, said Texas A&M AgriLife water resources experts.
 
Tue
01
Jul

Independence Day Safety

There are many ways to celebrate the Fourth of July, and while sitting by the campfire, grilling  a favorite dish, or using fireworks are common activities – they could spark a wildfire. According to Texas A&M Forest Service Prevention Specialist Jan Amen, 90 percent of wildfires are started by humans, so it is imperative to be mindful of the  risk of starting a fire – even with recent rainfall
 
Tue
01
Jul

Fourth of July events

The Knights of Columbus Fourth of July Celebration will be on Friday, July 4. This year's events will feature a street dance with the Judson Cole Band performing. The Judson Cole Band formed in 2012 in San Angelo.
The band quickly became a staple at the historic Blaine's Pub, host to many Texas music legends through the years 
 
Tue
01
Jul

What's that behind your ear?

HARLIN RHOADES, of Odessa, performed some magic on June 26 for the Crockett County Public Library's Summer Reading Program

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Tue
24
Jun

STAAR test results bring school changes

STAAR test results are promoting changes in Ozona Schools. During the June 18 regular CCCCSD School Board meeting, principals in all three campuses presented reports featuring results from the spring’s STAAR tests.
At Ozona Elementary, third grade reading was 46 percent, fourth grade 61 and fifth grade 67 
 
Tue
24
Jun

Summer Rain

Summer has started with rain, instead of heat. Tuesday morning, Ozona received an inch of rain. Some parts of the county received up to two inches. Flooding was also reported around the county. The Ozona Volunteer Fire  Department responded to a tank battery fire north of town Tuesday on U.S. Highway 190. The fire was quickly extinguished
 
Tue
24
Jun

DIVINE DA VINCIS

DIVINE DA VINCIS: Librarian Louise Ledoux poses with some summer readers in their Leonardo da Vinci hats. The library has summer reading programs every Monday and Thursday in June
 
Tue
17
Jun

Ozona man dies in crash

An Ozona man died last week in a multiple car a crash five  miles south of Barnhart on State Highway 163. Sammy Lee Goodloe, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene by Crockett County Justice of the Peace Evelyn Lozano,
according to a report from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
 

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