JULY Eagle Lake Police Department hired their first African American police chief July 9 when Police Chief Wilton White, Jr. was hired. White previously worked as a police office in
John R. Jones joins The Colorado County Citizen as reporter and ad sales representative.
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Brad and Crystal Hajdk, 228 Tait Street in Columbus, have been named the Columbus Garden Club’s first Yard of the Month for 2020.
The Columbus Lady Cardinal soccer team kicked off their 2020 season in a home game against the Hempstead Tigers Tuesday, Jan. 7. The Lady Cards won with a strong 9-4 victory.
Scheduled opponents for the Columbus Boys Varsity Soccer team have cancelled games, with the most recent cancellation Tuesday, Jan. 7.
The Weimar Wildcat varsity basketball team played Burton in Burton Tuesday, Jan.7.
Sophomore forward No.1 Jose Ramirez had a great night for Weimar, recording 22 points, three rebounds and one assist.
Local doctor thanks community following accident
A letter of gratitude to the wonderful people of Fayette and Colorado counties, friends and family:
Words cannot adequately describe how deeply I appreciate the out pouring of prayers, best wishes, offers of assistance and support that you have given me and my family during this unfortunate time.
Lesley Anne Matthews Carey, a proud resident of Matthews, age 50, passed away peacefully on Jan. 7, surrounded by loved ones. Those who knew her witnessed how courageously she fought her battle with breast cancer in order to continue a wonderful life with her loving husband, John Carey, Jr., and two beautiful children, John Matthews (Matt) Carey (17) and Kristen Leigh Carey (15).
Patrick Allen McGill, 75, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8.
He was born Dec. 28, 1944 in Yoakum to William and Hazel Pye Mc-Gill. He was a safety manager and a ranch manager.
Patrick was also a Methodist and a Mason.