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Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 12:20pm

Marsha Hendrix, a staff member of La Grange’s Trail of Lights at Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill on the bluff, visited the Weimar Lions to give an update on their plans for the season.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 12:19pm

The Citizen made it out to the streets of San Antonio as R.N. Jason Pulido is pictured here reading the Citizen on his lunch break at Audie Murphy Veterans Hospital. 

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 12:00am

Eagle Lake native Dr. Sandra C. Thomas was recently honored by the Texas Historical Commission.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 12:00am

COLUMBUS — The City Council meeting of Nov.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 12:00am

COLUMBUS — The Commissioners Court met following Thanksgiving to discuss and decide on several action items including reviewing applications by a few companies for energy and broadband installations around town.

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 12:00am

Lower police force numbers across the country leave big job for those left


The Rice Lady Raiders played two games this past week and are still on the hunt for their first win.

Nov 29, 2023 - 00:00

While local residents were supporting Columbus and Schulenburg High School in the UIL State Volleyball Tournament last week, locals were also supporting Katy-Cinco Ranch High School’s quest for gold. Shea Rainosek, a Senior at Cinco Ranch, starts as the middle hitter for the team and is a three-year starter. Shea is the daughter of Perry (Weimar) and Stephanie (Simmons) Rainosek (Columbus) and granddaughter of Lea and Doris Rainosek and Jimmy and Randa Simmons. The team played Harlan (San Antonio) on Friday winning in 4 sets and competed in the State Finals on Saturday. Cinco came up short losing to Grand Oaks (Conroe) who was the No. 1 ranked public school in the state. Cinco finished as the 6A State Runner-Up amongst 260 teams in the 6A division comprised of the largest schools in Texas. Shea is committed to play volleyball at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX next year.


Nov 29, 2023 - 00:00

My story doesn’t start here at Texas ChalleNGe Academy. It started when I was walking from my PE class to my algebra class. As I walked in the crowd of high schoolers in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, my phone chimed in my pocket.

Many people underestimate the impact that mental illness can have on an individual or family. It can be difficult to admit that you have a mental health problem in your life. Secondly, it can be just as difficult in getting the people you know to understand your situation without making any kinds of judgments.


Nov 29, 2023 - 00:00

Herbert E. Helmcamp, Jr., was born on Sept. 12, 1944, in Houston, Texas to parents Herbert and Beatrice Helmcamp. Most of his childhood memories were of going to his Grandpa Helmcamp’s farm in Sedan; hunting rabbits, sitting with Grandpa on the porch or by the woodstove, visiting Oakland, camping and fishing on the Brazos River with his parents, older brother C. W., Uncle Leon, Aunt Mary, and cousin Leonard Helmcamp.

Nov 22, 2023 - 00:00

Sylvester Truman Parr, age 78, of Weimar, Texas, formerly of Cat Spring, peacefully passed away, leaving a legacy of love and dedication. Born to Claude and Leara Parr, Sylvester spent 26 years as a devoted employee of the San Bernard Electric Cooperative, where his strong work ethic and commitment shone through.