JESSE VEGA gets a hit for the Lions Baseball Team during the Ozona Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 24, at the OHS Baseball Field. Full results, page 6. JACKIE VENEGAS | THE LION YEARBOOK
The Food and Drug Administration approved Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday for use in the U.S., the third vaccine to be approved since the pandemic began. Texas could initially receive more than 200,000 doses, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, but the…
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has announced that the State of Texas Agriculture Relief, or STAR Fund, that his agency manages, now has almost $150,000 in donated funds available after a severe winter storm crippled the state ag industry and threatened the food supply chain last week.…
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Two Ozona Lions Football Players have been named to the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A all-state team. Junior Carlos Cantu was named Honorable Mention Linebacker. Cantu was also named All-District and to the San Angelo Standard-Times All-West Texas Team. Cantu had 122 tackles, 85 solo…
As Texans across the state continue to deal with the damage from the mid-February winter storm, so does the political fallout in Austin. So far, seven of the 16 board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas have resigned. CEO Bill Magness defended ERCOT’s decision to order widespread…
I notice some of my fellow cow columnists are doing endorsement deals with companies that sell stuff to cowboys. As hard at this is to believe, I’ve never been asked by anyone to be their spokesman. With my ability to put my foot in my mouth on behalf of myself, this surprises me. The only time a…
6,108. That’s the number of untested rape kits in Texas, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety, and more than 1,000 of them sit on lab shelves in Dallas. Each kit holds unique DNA evidence that could help put a rapist behind bars and provide closure for survivors. But every day that…
Weekly Activity Report Type of Calls Livestock/wild/domestic animal complaints 0 911/fire assistance 2 Civil complaints 1 Civil documents served 0 Criminal complaints/ disturbances/loud noise 10 Juvenile/school 0 Motorist assist/locked vehicle 10 Reckless driving/ speeding complaints 0…
Tractor Pull A Cherokee County game warden came upon a hunter on a tractor attempting to dump the carcass of a doe deer. The subject stated that he was not aware that doe days had closed on Nov. 29. Upon questioning, it was determined that the subject’s friend who was back at camp had also had…
Senator Roland Gutierrez, D-Bexar, has filed Senate Bill 817, which will mandate that electric utility companies prepare their equipment for harsh winter weather or face the consequences of leaving Texans in the dark. “We have received too many calls from families whose neighbors and loved ones…
The Food and Drug Administration approved Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday for…
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has announced that the State of Texas Agriculture Relief…
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JESSE VEGA gets a hit for the Lions Baseball Team during the Ozona Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 24, at the OHS Baseball Field.
Ozona Elementary School: Breakfast is free for all students! Lunch is $2.45 and Reduced Lunch is $0.40 Ozona Middle and Ozona High Schools: Breakfast is $1…
I have talked to several people this last week that still do not have water after the recent winter storms. When searching online, I found an article about…
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the CrockettCounty Soil and Water Conservation Districts are seeking input from the public on how to…
OHS TENNIS: Idaly Ledezma placed third at the Sterling City Tennis Meet held Feb. 26. SUBMITTED PHOTO
The following Ozona Lions Powerlifters found out Monday that they qualified for the regional meet: Lane Smith, Carlos Cantu, Matthew De La Garza, Arlie…
The Ozona Lions Baseball Team competed in the Ozona Tournament Thursday, Feb. 25, and Friday, Feb. 26. The Lions defeated Brady, 7-4 in their first game.…
Feb. 17 – John Clayton Childress, Alyssa Rose Dominguez, Ray Martinez, Chris Gregory, Lacey Sanchez and Margaret Villarreal Feb. 18 – Eddie Martin, Joseph…
Feb. 10 – Coleman Quaid, Clay Childress, Adam Hopper, Rebekah Shaw, Katie Friend, Mari Campos and Leon McDowell Feb. 11 – Jayton Rodriquez, Liz Franco, Nelly…
Feb. 3 – Lalo Longoria, Andra Rossa, Romelia Fierro, Raymon Cedillo, Blanca Martinez, Asia Dawn Lara, Kameron Ortiz and David Ray Casarez Feb. 4 – Allison…
Amabel Hernandez, known to all as Mabel, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 surrounded by her family. Mabel was born in Ozona, TX to the late Santiago and…
David Dewayne Martinez, age 40, passed away in San Angelo, Texas on January 14, 2021. He was born on February 25, 1980 in San Angelo, Texas to Augustine and…
Vanessa Dianne Munsell passed away Feb. 2, 2021 after a battle with cancer at Shannon Medical Center. She is survived by her husband and best friend of 31…
After all the ice and snow and events of last week, I was considering what to write in the newsletter this week. There were so many options like freezing…
Congressman Tony Gonzales, R-San Antonio, joined his fellow Republican members of the Texas Delegation, led by Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D., in sending…
Many people take a Vitamin D supplement for various reasons, both mental and physical. Known by some as the “Sunshine Pill” in its supplemental form, vitamin D…