Sonora, TX

Two-A-Days: Broncos hope to make a deep run in 2022

SAN ANGELO, TX– The Sonora Broncos were co-district champs of 2-3A division II last season and hope to make a deep run this year. “Going 1-0 every week, winning the first week we are not going to overlook anybody,” said head coach Blake Weston. On day five of two-a-days for the Sonora Broncos, the drive […]
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When is the first day of class for Sonora ISD?

SONORA, Texas – Schools and businesses are starting to gear up for another great school year for 2022-2023. Here are some important dates to mark on the calendar and supplies to stock up on for the school year for Sonora ISD! Looking for another school? Check out more below: When is the first day of classes […]

Bowie crews repair water line, streets completed

(Top) The week opened with this eight-inch water line break on Eldorado. Public Works Director Stony Lowrance said it took about four hours to repair. As the dry conditions continue more line problems are anticipated. (Below) The new street and repairs on Riley and Green were completed earlier this week.

Top Resort Destinations with Airports to Fly Private

As the height of summer travel continues, thousands of delayed and canceled flights, employee-strikes and lost bags have stalled vacationers. For those able to splurge this year (and those traveling in large groups, flying private has become an increasingly popular alternative to commercial travel. We’ve rounded up the top resort destinations with airports to fly private in their backyard for headache-free travel--and as a bonus, one company that can connect travelers to any destination in the world.

Back the Badges Blood Drive to take place in Sonora

SONORA, Texas – On Wednesday, July 27th the Back the Bages Blood Drive will be taking place at the 4-H Civic Center in Sonora from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those who give a blood donation will be entered into a ticket raffle for the chance to win a $50 La Mexicana gift card, tablet, and outdoor decoration items. Donors will also receive a Back the Badges t-shirt along with a Sonic and Chick-Fil-A coupon, and a $5 prepaid gift card via email.
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Fowler named MVP at Portland World Series

HUDSON FOWLER was named MVP of the National Championship Sports and Southwest Premier Tournaments World Series held July 10 in Portland, Texas. Hudson competed with the 16U West Texas Oilers of Eldorado. Hudson pitched exceptionally well during the tournament to earn his MVP Award. Hudson is a sophomore at Ozona High School. He is the son of Keith and Ann Fowler. SUBMITTED PHOTO.

Rollover Crash Near Sonora Injures Driver

SONORA – The Sonora Volunteer Fire Department is reporting a rollover crash with injuries Thursday.   According to the Sonora VFD, the single vehicle crash involving a Ford pickup occurred 23 miles from Sonora on FM864.  The driver apparently was the sole occupant of the vehicle and sustained unspecified injuries.   The cause of the crash and the identity of the driver have not been released at this time.   The driver's condition is not known at this time.

City of Sonora looking for emergency response volunteers

SONORA, Texas – The City of Sonora Emergency Management Coordinators are currently looking for volunteers that can help assist those in the community during a critical crisis. According to a Nixle Alert sent out by the city on Thursday, July 13th, Sonora citizens have helped establish and manage the...

Powerline causes closure of Sonora road

SONORA, Texas – According to a Nixle alert from the City of Sonora part of 22 S Water St between Popular Street and Plum Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This closure is due to a local powerline company that requested the closure.

A Father’s Day Fit for a Dad Who Dreams of Being a Cowboy

A Father’s Day Fit for a Cowboy Dad at JL Bar Ranch Resort & Spa. Give dad a Father’s Day to show that Yellowstone-obsessed Dad some love! Treat him to a weekend at the stunning, 13,000-acre JL Bar Ranch, Resort & Spa in Sonora Texas!. Families can celebrate their...
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Learning to Survive at a Hunting Resort

Before I drove three hours west of Austin to Sonora, I’d texted my siblings the Google Maps link for JL Bar Ranch, Resort & Spa. We always keep one another up to date about our travel plans, but this time I’d also just wanted to brag about my weekend getaway.