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Car chase involving stolen Crockett County Sheriff's vehicle ends in tragedy

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A car chase involving a stolen Crockett County Sheriff’s Deputy vehicle ended in tragedy Wednesday.

The vehicle was stolen from the Lowe’s Grocery Store parking lot, around 10 a.m., by a woman who led local and area law enforcement on a chase until Reagan County Deputies intercepted the vehicle off a State Highway 137 going toward Big Lake on the Baggett Ranch.

The woman shot herself and was pronounced dead at the scene by Crockett County Justice of the Peace Evelyn Kerbow. Her body was sent to the Lubbock Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. Preliminary autopsy report states that the cause of death was suicide.


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CCCCSD School Board hears high school bond options, public meeting Monday, July 8

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The CCCCSD School Board heard options on bond amounts and tax rates for the Ozona High School Building Project at a special meeting Monday, July 1.

In the presentations, Steve Gallagher, of Gallagher Construction, showed the board that the difference of renovating the OHS Main Building and tearing it down was about $.8 million.


OBIT: Grace E. Williams

Grace E. Williams of Uvalde, formerly of Ozona passed away on June 24, 2019 in Uvalde at the age of 101.  She was born on July 14, 1917 in Eagle Pass, Texas to Samuel L. and Mary Margaret (Haile) Butler. 

She is survived by her son, Jim Williams of Uvalde; daughter in law, Judith Williams of Lancaster, PA; grandchildren, Neil Williams of Houston, Karlyn Bottles and husband, Howard of Driftwood; Ben Williams and Claire Williams of Lancaster, PA; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Bottles and Keith Bottles of Driftwood; in addition to nieces and nephews. 


McWilliams named Region 15 Principal of the Year

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Ozona High School Prinicipal Tamara McWilliams has been named the High School Principal of the Year by the Region 15 Education Service Center in San Angelo.
McWilliams has been a principal for eight years in CCCCSD.
Prior to being the OHS Principal, McWilliams was at Ozona Middle School for six years, three years at Ozona Elementary School and two years she oversaw both OMS and OES campuses.
Prior to that, McWilliams was teacher at OHS for 14 years and OMS for 5 years.  
McWilliams has previously been named Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals.
She successfully led OMS out of unacceptable ratings and into met standard and receiving a two-star distinction. She also help start the Blended Learning Program this year at OMS and OES, which will expand to OHS this fall.
McWilliams has degrees from Texas A&M University and Sul Ross State University.


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