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Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - 12:00am

What damage was done across Texas and what resources are available?

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BY ABENEZER YONAS

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12th annual Taste of Columbus

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One county clerk was revealed to make significantly more money than their county counterparts at the Colorado County Commissioners Court meeting held Friday morning, July 12.

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The Wellness Council is excited to announce that Colorado County has a new mental health counseling, psychotherapy, and spiritual healing service provider.

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Columbus Oaks Healthcare Community Center hosts Arts and Crafts Day

Sports

The Columbus Minor baseball team made history last week by being the first 10u all-star team from Columbus to make it to State.

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The Weimar Vets won a tough battle at Strickland Field against the Flatonia Wildcats 2-1 on Sunday, July 14th. This game was more than a battle for second place in the league standings. This was a win for longtime manager and leader Larry “Bear” Kana, as he recovers from a terrible car accident a little more than a week ago.

Viewpoints

More than 2 million Texans lost power when Hurricane Beryl hit the Texas coast, and Gov. Greg Abbott wants to know why. The Austin American-Statesman reported Abbott has ordered the Public Utility Commission to conduct an immediate study into why the Houston area has again been hit by widespread power outages.

The continui ng harping about being a “threat to democracy” — remember, we are a Constitutional Republic — has consequences.

Obituaries

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Benjamin “David” Shiller passed away in Columbus, Texas, on July 13, 2024 at the age of 89. He was born to Bennie David and Louise (Pargac) Shiller in Victoria, Texas, on June 8, 1935. On June 23, 1962, he married Theresa E. Kazmir.

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Owen Austin Miller, Jr., 96, of Southlake, TX, passed from this life to be with his beloved wife, Jeanette, in heaven on June 30, 2024. He was born at home on February 11, 1928, in Rock Island, TX to Owen A. & Harriett Miller, Christians.