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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00am

Hidden inside advertisements in this issue of The Citizen, eagle-eyed readers will find ten turkeys, that look like the image shown here. The turkeys (actually, gift cards for you to

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00am

Some of the headlines from the Friday, Nov. 21, 1919 Colorado Citizen included: Veteran Citizen of Colorado County Dies Came to United States Alone at Age 14; Served in Confederate

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00am

In conjunction with Ladies Night Out, the Chamber is conducting their annual window-decorating contest. Deadline to get your business entered is Thursday, Nov. 28. Simply call the Chamber office at

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00am

The Courtyard Wine Bar will host an exclusive, guided wine tasting event featuring wines from the French Region of Burgundy Sunday, Dec. 8 from 3 - 5 p.m. An outstanding

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00am

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00am

Eagle Lake city government got a step closer to disbursing HOT funds during the Nov. 12 Eagle Lake City Council meeting. Council voted unanimously to approve the application packet and

Sports

The Columbus Lady Cardinal basketball team kicked off their season this past week at the Rice Consolidated basketball ournament. The Lady Cardinals finished second place, despite losing their first game

Nov 20, 2019 - 00:00

Rice Consolidated lost in the bi-district round of the playoffs to the Hallettsville Brahmas 47-6 last Thursday in El Campo. The Rice Raiders finished their 2019 football season with a

Viewpoints

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott appointed Stephen Ponder, M.D. and Christine Wicke, Phram.D. and reappointed Jason Ryan to the Texas Diabetes Council for a term set to expire on February

Nov 20, 2019 - 00:00

Dear Citizen: I would like to thank the Columbus Elementary School, the Columbus Junior High School, the Columbus Senior High School, and Saint Anthony’s School for the excellent programs they

Obituaries

Nov 20, 2019 - 00:00

Jo A. Craft, of Eagle Lake, passed away Nov.10 at the age of 89. She was born in Nettleton, MS March 17, 1930 to Lyman and Ruth (Knowles) Craft. Jo

Nov 20, 2019 - 00:00

Earline Margaret Canik Shimek, of Fayetteville, passed away Nov.12 in Columbus at the age of 82 years. She was born in Lone Oak, Texas on her parents’ family farm June