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Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 12:00am

COLUMBUS — Early voting is in full swing in Colorado County as the first wave of polling for the March 5 primaries comes close to an end. However, the newly refurbished Elections Center at 1117 Travis St. had to deal with some unfortunate circumstances on Tuesday, Feb. 20 as a poll worker relieved themselves from their duties after witnesses reported the worker discussing a local resident in a negative light.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 12:00am

County OKs agreements, recognizes significant month

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 12:00am

Eagle Lake Remembers

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 12:00am

COLUMBUS — The Feb. 26 City Council meeting saw the Council move on a variety of actions including confirming the terms of three councilmembers who will be uncontested during the May Municipal elections and a recognition for the library after achieving a major milestone.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 12:00am

In recognition of Black History Month, the League of Women Voters of South-Central Texas will host a special Zoom presentation, Cotton and Sugar in Texas: 1800-2024, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 12:00am

Texas A&M Forest Service is awarding $8.25 million through the Texas Climate-Smart Initiative, a financial incentives program to fund non-industrial, private, small-acreage landowners. The five-year project, led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and funded by the USDA’s Partnership for Climate-Smart Commodities grant, will provide financial incentives to agricultural commodities across Texas.

Sports

The Columbus Lady Cardinals picked up a huge win to start the season defeating the defending State Champions.

The Columbus Lady Cardinals are heading back to the State Tournament after defeating Lytle, London and Aranas Pass this past week.

Viewpoints

Feb 28, 2024 - 00:00

Early voting in the March 5 primary election ends Friday with a host of candidates on the ballot in both parties, including president, U.S. Senate, all 38 Texas U.S. representatives, all 150 Texas House representatives, and down to local races for district attorney, sheriff and other positions.

Feb 28, 2024 - 00:00

A View Of Columbus Through Rose-Colored Glasses

Obituaries

Feb 28, 2024 - 00:00

Betty Calhoun Gills, 91, of Columbus, Texas, passed away on Feb. 25, 2024 in Columbus, Texas.

Feb 28, 2024 - 00:00

Gladys (Halfmann) Stolle, 94, passed away with her family by her side on Feb. 24, 2024 in Sealy, Texas.