GETTING SOAKED FOR A GOOD CAUSE — (L-R) Eldorado Mayor John Nikolauk, Cooper Meador, City Utility Superintendent Floyd Fay and City Administrator Theo Melancon are drenched by a front-end loader bucket full of ice water on Tuesday as they participated in the “Ice Bucket Water Challenge” to raise awareness of ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) or Lou Gehrig’s Disease.   KATHY MANKIN | THE ELDORADO SUCCESS


Eldorado Eagles fans will get the opportunity to meet the team Thursday night during the team’s scrimmage with Christoval in Eagle Stadium.

The Eagles J.V. is slated to scrimmage the Cougars J.V. beginning at 6 p.m.

Meet the Eagles will be held after the J.V. scrimmage and before the varsity action begins.

The varsity scrimmage will give the Eagles one last chance to work against an opposing team before the team’s season opener on Thursday evening, August 28, 2014, when they take on the Winters Blizzards under the lights in San Angelo Stadium.



ity in British Columbia have been indicted by Canadian officials on charges of polygamy. Winston Blackmore and James Oler lead two separate factions in the community of Bountiful, located just north of the United States border. Blackmore allegedly has 24 wives while Oler is accused of being married to four women.

Meanwhile, Oler and two others — Brandon Blackmore and Emily Crossfield — are charged with unlawfully removing a child from Canada for sexual purposes in 2004.



Brian Edmiston and Leroy Olsak had a few stories to share when they arrived at the Schleicher County Extension Office Tuesday to pick up their pecan awards.

The men had attended the Texas Pecan Growers Association’s annual conference on July 13, 2014, in San Marcos where they finished among the top pecan growers in the State Pecan Show.