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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00am

The Colorado County Commissioners Court convened in regular session Monday, Apr. 12 and citizens spoke of immigration concerns during public comments.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00am

Springtime in Colorado County is blooming with events.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00am

What started off as a breathtaking silent film, “The Great Train Robbery”, shown inside a tent in the early 1900s, blossomed into an entertainment event heralded as a Hollywood-style Broadway moving-picture talkie theater.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00am

On the heels of the largest collection to-date, federal, state and local partners prepare for April event.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00am

Early voting for the May 1 local elections will begin Monday, Apr. 19.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 12:00am

WEIMAR – More than 500 Lower Colorado River Authority employees spent Friday, Apr. 9, working on dozens of community projects that included painting, planting and sprucing up parks and playgrounds during LCRA’s annual day of service, Steps Forward Day.

Sports

Ashley Trapp recently was cited for her softball play.

Cardinal soccer coach Danny Engel announced the players selected to the 2021 All-District Team.

Viewpoints

Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order last week banning state agencies, cities or counties from creating a “vaccine passport” requirement.

AUSTIN – Sadly, distracted driving is still near the top of the list when it comes to crashes on Texas roadways, coming in at No. 2 for trafficrelated crash causes. Last year Texas roadways saw nearly 1 in 5 crashes caused by a distracted driver in which 364 people died and 2,200 were seriously injured.

Obituaries

Apr 14, 2021 - 00:00

Jerry Wayne Courtney, 74, of El Campo, formerly of Houston, passed away Apr. 9. He was born Dec. 15, 1946 in San Antonio to the late George and Viola Closson Courtney.

Apr 14, 2021 - 00:00

Elizabeth M. “Liz” Kana passed away Mar. 1 at the age of 101 at Columbus Oaks Healthcare Community in Columbus.