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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00am

At the time the Sept. 24, 1920 edition of the Colorado Citizen hit the newsstands, it was reported that Columbus was “planning to make a desperate effort” to defeat Hallettsville in their Sunday baseball matchup.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00am

Veterans Corner a weekly feature of The Colorado County Citizen highlighting historical information and photographs about Colorado County, its veterans, and its places. This page is also the weekly home of the popular Citizen Century feature. We welcome the submission of historic photographs for reproduction from private collections of church, family, school, and other activities and events. Contact copy@coloradocountycitizen.com to submit your photos.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00am

Mike Griffin of Columbus submitted a Letter to the Editor titled “Barn Builders Burn Down the Truth” for publication in the Sept. 23 edition of The Citizen. The Citizen’s Letter to the Editor guidelines state letters should be kept to approximately 250 words in length.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00am

The Columbus City Council voted to terminate the COVID disaster declaration at their Sept. 14 meeting. The city’s declaration, implemented by Mayor Lori An Gobert June 19, was no longer needed when Governor Greg Abbott’s latest Governor Order was activated stating essentially the same guidelines a short time after.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00am

The “Freedom From the Pandemic” rally Saturday, Sept. 19 drew a sizeable crowd that covered the West side of the Colorado County Courthouse grounds.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00am

Did you play make believe when you were a child? Did you play with toy soldiers or Barbies, or play doctor while bandaging your teddy bear? Were you the cowboy or the Indian? Or were you the police officer arresting the bad guys? Dianne had her own little playhouse replete with handmade furniture and dolls – lots of dolls.

Sports

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Following are results for Rice Consolidated runners placing in the top 20 for the Yoakum Bulldog Cross Country event Aug. 22:

GAME RECAP RICE CONSOLIDATED 7 HALLETTSVILLE 59

Viewpoints

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

While scientists race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is urging everyone to get a flu shot.

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Mike Griffin of Columbus submitted a Letter to the Editor titled “Barn Builders Burn Down the Truth” for publication in the Sept. 23 edition of The Citizen. The Citizen’s Letter to the Editor guidelines state letters should be kept to approximately 250 words in length.

Obituaries

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Rosemary Kulhanek Peters, 86, of Columbus, passed away on Sept. 15 in Columbus.

Sep 23, 2020 - 00:00

Christopher LeRoy Stein died surrounded by friends and family in Columbus on Sept. 16 at the age of 68. The community is smaller now that he is gone, but greater for having had him in it.