New Horizons reports two runaways

The Mills County Sheriff’s Department has issued an alert that two young men are missing from New Horizons. The first is a 16 year old, 6′ tall, wearing a gray shirt, white shorts and a maroon baseball cap. The second is a thirteen year old, 5’9″ tall,  wearing a blue shirt and blue sweat pants.…

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Eagles host Cross Plains in final football rehearsal

Editor’s note: This story by columnist Mike Lee was inadvertently omitted from the 8-22 edition of The Goldthwaite Eagle.   By MIKE LEE Eagle Contributor The Goldthwaite Eagles will host the Cross Plains Buffaloes on Thursday at Eagle Field in a football scrimmage that will serve as the final tune-up before the Aug. 31 season…

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Goldthwaite VFD talks fund-raisers

The rash of wildfires breaking out in Mills County due to high temperatures and dry conditions recently has been met with a huge amount of support from local residents. Goldthwaite Volunteer Fire Chief David Schwartz contacted The Eagle to express his thanks to the community as a whole, and to clarify two points for locals…

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Goldthwaite in Stage 1 Drought Watch

THE CITY OF GOLDTHWAITE DECLARES STAGE 1 DROUGHT WATCH Goldthwaite, Texas. As a result of the prolonged drought conditions the City of Goldthwaite is declaring a Stage 1 Drought Watch.  The City’s storage capacity is approximately 65% of capacity.  Pursuant to the City’s Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan we are required to announce a…

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Johnson injured; Wife and son die in crash

Johnson injured; Wife and son die in crash Former First United Methodist Church-Goldthwaite pastor Sheldon Ray Johnson, 55, was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident it was reported on July 2. Johnson’s wife and son were fatally injured in the crash, according to the current FUMC pastor, John Alsbrooks. He said the information he…

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