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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 12:00am

County commissioners adopted a 2020 budget Monday morning that will bring in about $833,000 more property tax than last year, but none of that increase will go to the road

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 12:00am

Columbus City Council approved an $812,572 budget for the Columbus Community & Industrial Development Corp. for 2020 Monday evening. Final action on the budget for the city as a whole,

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 12:00am

The Eagle Lake Police Department is asking for the help of the community to stop a string of vehicle burglaries. Chief of Police Wilton White said the burglaries have been

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 12:00am

The Friends of the Library Dinner and Auction is happening in just a little over a week. If you haven’t been in the Wintermann Library to see the items for

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 12:00am

This past week, as I lay in my bed, I contemplated my life even more than before. You see, on Sept. 7, I turned 18. I never expected to be

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 12:00am

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Sports

Things couldn’t have started much better for the Columbus football team Friday. But it didn’t stay that way. La Grange gave up a 103-yard kick-off return for a touchdown to

It doesn’t matter if you take I-10 or Highway 90, only eight miles separate Weimar from Schulenburg. You can do whatever you like the rest of the year, you can

Viewpoints

Sep 11, 2019 - 00:00

In a town where property lines have been surveyed for nearly two centuries, it’s no big surprise when errors are found. Reading the handwriting on old deeds is hard enough,

Sep 11, 2019 - 00:00

I hate running late, failing to meet deadlines, falling behind from schedules, and having plans ruined. When I do, I become frustrated and wish that I could just have more

Obituaries

Sep 11, 2019 - 00:00

Maria Villarreal Castillo, 81, passed away Sept. 6 at Oak Bend Medical Center in Richmond. She was born Oct. 7, 1937 to Bruno Villarreal and Juanita Covarrubias. Maria was a

Sep 11, 2019 - 00:00

Gladys Kubesch Sander was born Jan. 22, 1929 and passed away Sept. 5. Mass of Christian burial was Sept. 10 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Weimar. Survivors: sons and