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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 9:38am

EAGLE LAKE — Recently, Maxwell’s Meat Market in Eagle Lake put together a drive-thru fundraiser to help raise money for the Peter Canaris Fund. After the sudden death of Peter

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 12:00am

The 2019 Colorado County Fair King and Queen pageant will be Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Jerry Henneke Pavilion on stage at the Colorado County Ag complex and fairgrounds in

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 12:00am

It’s back to school time, and districts throughout the county will host various events to help parents and students get ready. Following is a list of important dates to remember

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 12:00am

“In the coming days, the community will start to see some new faces at The Colorado County Citizen,” says Daniel Philhower, vice president of operations at Granite Publications, manager of

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 9:01am

Just after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, the Eagle Lake Police Sgt.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 12:00am

COLUMBUS — In 1903, five Eagle Lake businessmen applied for a charter to launch the First National Bank of Eagle Lake which opened the next year. A century later, in

Around Columbus

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Exploitation Unit of his office arrested 32-year-old Camron Lee Wood, of Eagle Lake, Texas, on one count of possession of child pornography and one count of promotion of child pornography.

 

The 2019 Colorado County Fair King and Queen pageant will be Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Jerry Henneke Pavilion on stage at the Colorado County Ag complex and fairgrounds in

Around the County

Any 4-H or FFA member wishing to validate a lamb or goat for the 2020 major show season needs to order tags by Tuesday, Aug. 27. The validation fee for

Aug 14, 2019 - 00:00

The Colorado County Citizen’s Arts & Leisure Calendar featuring art, music, food, theater, galas, festivals and more from Colorado County and surrounding areas. LIVE OAK CAMERA CLUB PHOTOGRAPHY EVENT Saturday,

Around Eagle Lake

Aug 14, 2019 - 00:00

The historic Indian Fight at Skull Creek was likely the beginning of the end of the Karankawa Indians in Texas. On a February day in 1823, a group of Karankawas

Around Weimar

Aug 7, 2019 - 00:00

JULY 12 Lt. Krhovjak met with a complainant the afternoon of July 12 in reference to a theft (of money) allegation. A report was generated and investigation continues. JULY 24

Jul 31, 2019 - 00:00

MONDAY, JULY 15 Officer Trench was dispatched to IH-10 E/B in reference to a report of a female being assaulted in a vehicle and trying to jump out while it

Sports

Donald Gray inherited a volleyball team with some returning players. That should make the transition easier for his first year coaching the Rice Consolidated High School varsity girls. The team

Aug 14, 2019 - 00:00

Citizen | Eric LaCourse Two Lady Raider volleyball players practicing blocking at the team’s first practice of the year.

Viewpoints

Aug 14, 2019 - 00:00

“This is not a Little League thing,” Coach David Olivarez assured the filled gym. “This is not a high school thing,” he added. “This is a Columbus thing.” And the

BRENHAM - Texas State Representative Ben Leman announced his campaign for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives HD-13. The district covers Austin, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette, Grimes, Lavaca, and Washington

Youth & Education

Aug 7, 2019 - 00:00

It’s back to school time, and districts throughout the county will host various events to help parents and students get ready. Following is a list of important dates to remember

Amarillo – A Columbus student took home top honors at the 2019

Ag & Outdoors

Amarillo – A Columbus student took home top honors at the 2019

Jul 31, 2019 - 00:00

George Gershwin’s song, “Summertime” proclaimed, “Summertime, and the living is easy; Fish are jumping, and the cotton is high.” Everybody loves summer—right? And rightfully so. It may be a throwback

Arts & Leisure

Everything is bigger and better in Texas, and The National Party of Texas is no exception. Better known as the Schulenburg Festival, this annual three-day event draws thousands of people

FAYETTEVILLE — As part of the Spectrum Lecture Series, Arts for Rural Texas is sponsoring a talk and book signing by Joe Holley, raconteur, newspaper columnist and author. This event

Obituaries

Aug 14, 2019 - 00:00

Daniel Christopher King, age 64, received his final call, from his Savior, on Tuesday, July 23 at home in East Bernard following a long battle with cancer. Chris, as he

Aug 14, 2019 - 00:00

Willie Mae Denley was born Aug. 26, 1930 in Columbus to the proud parents of Mattie Coleman and Will Denley. Willie Mae resided all her life in the same block