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Friday, May 20, 2022 - 10:47am

The postseason run for the Lady Cards' varsity softball team is officially over after suffering a series sweep at the hands of the TGCA #3 ranked 3A team in Texas, the Bishop Lady Badgers. 

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 10:23am

WHS seniors Malarie Mican and Skylar Heger each signed their national letters of intent to continue into collegiate sports.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 12:00am

Early Voting for the Joint Primary Runoff will run through Friday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m. Early voting location is the Colorado County Annex located at 318 Spring St. in Columbus.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 12:00am

The Behavioral Health Task Force of Greater Colorado Valley, along with The Wellness Council, welcomed Deputy Andrew Lopez, Colorado County’s first Mental Health Deputy. Lieutenant Troy Neisner introduced Lopez, stating he had been with the Sheriff’s Department for four years and proven himself to be an excellent officer who was quick to respond to the needs of the County’s citizens as well as efficiently taking care of all the duties of a patrolman.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 12:00am

Hundreds of cyclists were in Colorado and Fayette Counties Saturday, May 14 for the annual Rolling Hills Challenge. Hosted by the Columbus Lions Club, the Rolling Hills Challenge is what many have claimed to be the best kept secret in cycling. The Rolling Hills Challenge offers cyclists some of the most picturesque yet challenging bike routes in South Central Texas. Citizen

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 12:00am

Potter’s Western Store was awarded the Texas Treasure Business Award Saturday, May 14. The honor was a surprise for store owners Henry and Pamela Potter, and the award was presented by the Columbus Chamber of Commerce.

Sports

The postseason run for the Lady Cards' varsity softball team is officially over after suffering a series sweep at the hands of the TGCA #3 ranked 3A team in Texas, the Bishop Lady Badgers. 

WHS seniors Malarie Mican and Skylar Heger each signed their national letters of intent to continue into collegiate sports. Mican will be attending Ranger College to play for the Lady Rangers' volleyball team. Heger plans to attend Bossier Parish in Louisiana to play softball for the Caveliers.

Viewpoints

May 18, 2022 - 00:00

Early voting in the May 24 primary runoff elections ends Friday, May 20. Under state law, voters who cast ballots in either party’s primary election must vote only in the same party’s runoff election. Voters who did not cast ballots in the primary may vote in either party’s runoff election.

Governor, National Border Patrol Council release joint statement on baby formula given to illegal immigrants

Obituaries

May 18, 2022 - 00:00

Born June 20, 1925 to John and Cecilia (Leopold) Bittner, Albert “Uncle Mike” Bittner passed from this life May 10 at the age of 96.

May 18, 2022 - 00:00

Alice Elizabeth “Libby” Neiman was born in her home on Shafer Hill, May 31, 1930 in Nashville, Brown County, Indiana.