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Hurricane recovery town hall Wednesday night

Hurricane recovery town hall Wednesday night

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COLUMBUS -- Those still recovering from the aftermath of flooding that followed Hurricane Harvey in Columbus last fall are encouraged to attend a town hall meeting Wednesday night at Nesbitt Library that will discuss post-Harvey grants and funding available to those still needing to recover or rebuild. 

Sheridan's shaved ice sensation

Sheridan's shaved ice sensation

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SHERIDAN – If you live in Colorado County, chances are you’ve seen a picture of one of Judy Pierce Taylor’s tasty treats on social media.

CISD institutes new rules, fees for Memorial Stadium

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COLUMBUS — It’s been more than a trifle to see the new turf field at Memorial Stadium lay its roots — an estimated $1.15 million project cost,…

Sheridan man killed in wreck

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COLUMBUS - Kenneth Ray Jatzlau, 64 Sheridan, was killed Friday after the vehicle he was driving....

Weimar’s Down-Home Christmas Nov. 28, parade Dec. 13

Weimar’s Down-Home Christmas Nov. 28, parade Dec. 13

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WEIMAR – The Weimar Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Down-Home Christmas is set for Nov. 29, 2018.

Live Oaks and Dead Folks cemetery tour tickets on sale

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Tickets are now on sale for the 16th Annual Live Oaks and Dead Folks Cemetery Tour sponsored by Nesbitt Memorial Library in Columbus.

EL Subway robbers still at large

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EAGLE LAKE — Eagle Lake police officers responded to an aggravated robbery at the Subway restaurant located in the 700 block of South McCarty …

Headline: Memorial Stadium street closures in effect Sept. 7

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COLUMBUS — As the football season progresses, roads leading to Memorial Stadium in Columbus become more darkened prior to kickoff adding to th…

Vietnam vets to launch paver project

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The Colorado County Chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America announced this week they will be creating a memorial walkway made of engraved pavers....

The Last Miss Columbus: Orange last to wear crown as decades-old pageant fades away

The Last Miss Columbus: Orange last to wear crown as decades-old pageant fades away

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COLUMBUS—When Hannah Orange was crowned last year, she had no idea she would be the last Miss Columbus in the city’s history.

Weimar hears mayor’s plan for subdivision

Weimar hears mayor’s plan for subdivision

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WEIMAR – A zone change from agriculture/open space to commercial-2 was approved for a parcel of land owned by Weimar Mayor Milton Koller, cond…

Carter, LaCourse sign to start with KWI after graduation

Carter, LaCourse sign to start with KWI after graduation

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COLUMBUS—Two Columbus High School seniors signed letters of intent Friday to begin work with KWI in Columbus shortly after graduation thanks t…

Columbus water flushing began Monday

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COLUMBUS—Columbus began its periodic flushing of municipal water lines Monday morning, while work continues to progress on upgrades to the cit…

Parade, bands among attractions at Weimar's Gedenke!

Parade, bands among attractions at Weimar's Gedenke!

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WEIMAR—Billed as a festival “where Texas hospitality and German customs meet,” Weimar’s annual Gedenke! features a wide variety of activities …

'Speaking Statues' on display at Columbus Elementary through Thursday

'Speaking Statues' on display at Columbus Elementary through Thursday

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COLUMBUS—Around 100 fifth grade students at Columbus Elementary School this week are taking part in a unique exhibit this week featuring stude…

Columbus Cemetery Association to meet May 22

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COLUMBUS—The Columbus Cemetery Association will conduct its 2018 annual meeting on Tuesday, May 22 in the meeting room at Nesbitt Memorial Lib…

Weimar band earns full slate of Division I ratings for first time in 30 years

Weimar band earns full slate of Division I ratings for first time in 30 years

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WEIMAR—For the first time in 30 years, the Weimar High School Band earned Division I ratings from all six judges in both concert and sightread…

Eagle Lake Hires New City Manager

Eagle Lake Hires New City Manager

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EAGLE LAKE—In its second attempt to name a permanent city manager, the Eagle Lake City Council voted without dissent last Tuesday to name Gary…

26th Annual garden club plant sale Saturday

26th Annual garden club plant sale Saturday

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COLUMBUS—The Columbus Garden Club will conduct its twenty-sixth annual plant sale this Saturday at Brookshire Brothers in Columbus. The plant …

Master Naturalists hear talks on artifacts found at Tait family sites

Master Naturalists hear talks on artifacts found at Tait family sites

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COLUMBUS—Members of the Gideon Linceum Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists got the chance to see first-hand items excavated from several T…

Council talks water; flushing begins May 7

Council talks water; flushing begins May 7

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COLUMBUS—The Columbus City Council Monday night heard about upgrades to the city’s water filtration system and discussed spending money likely…

E.H. Henry School demolition issue sparks controversy

E.H. Henry School demolition issue sparks controversy

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EAGLE LAKE—Discussion on demolition of portions of the E.H. Henry School sparked controversy at the Eagle Lake City Council meeting last Tuesd…

Weimar gets look at revised aquatic center plans

Weimar gets look at revised aquatic center plans

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WEIMAR—The Weimar City Council got a look at revised, scaled-down plans for an expanded and remodeled aquatic center around the existing site …

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  • Hurricane recovery town hall Wednesday night

    Hurricane recovery town hall Wednesday night

    COLUMBUS -- Those still recovering from the aftermath of flooding that followed Hurricane Harvey in Columbus last fall are encouraged to attend a town hall meeting Wednesday night at Nesbitt Library that will discuss post-Harvey grants and funding available to those still needing to recover or rebuild. 

  • Columbus declared a disaster

    Columbus declared a disaster

    Harvey brings historic flooding, evacuations and damaging winds to county

  • CASE BEKEN, 2004-2018: Young Weimar man touched lives, left lasting legacy

    CASE BEKEN, 2004-2018: Young Weimar man touched lives, left lasting legacy

    WEIMAR — Case Bradley Beken, the Weimar teen who suffered from a brain tumor and whose story inspired many, died early Sunday in Victoria. 

  • One killed in car crash near Columbus

    One killed in car crash near Columbus

    COLUMBUS—A two-vehicle accident on U.S. 90 Friday afternoon killed a Columbus man and injured another, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

  • Texas Rangers join shooting investigation in Eagle Lake

    EAGLE LAKE - The Texas Rangers have joined the investigation in to a fatal shooting in Eagle Lake that occurred mid-afternoon Thursday, Eagle Lake Interim Police Chief Don Hoover told The Citizen Thursday morning. 

  • CISD institutes new rules, fees for Memorial Stadium

    COLUMBUS — It’s been more than a trifle to see the new turf field at Memorial Stadium lay its roots — an estimated $1.15 million project cost, including track and pole vault pit renovations — and Columbus Independent School District board of trustees instituted new stadium rules and usage fees to go along with the new amenities at an Aug. 27 special board meeting.

  • Berger, Sotherland wed

    Berger, Sotherland wed

    Tara Amber Berger and Captain Jack Lester Sotherland, III, USN, were united in marriage on April 25 at the beautiful and historic Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

  • Early voting set to begin

    Gearing up for the Nov. 2 General Election, Colorado County Clerk Darlene Hayek announced the guidelines for early voting.

  • New home for B&GC means more room, added features for teens

    New home for B&GC means more room, added features for teens

    COLUMBUS – The Columbus unit of the Boys & Girls Club of Champion Valley moved to its new home at Southern Oaks Event Center over the weekend, with the first day of club activities conducted at the new location Monday. 

  • Live Oaks and Dead Folks cemetery tour tickets on sale

    Tickets are now on sale for the 16th Annual Live Oaks and Dead Folks Cemetery Tour sponsored by Nesbitt Memorial Library in Columbus.

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