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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Don your sparkliest tiara and join the Columbus Historical Preservation Trust at the Stafford Opera House in Columbus for Princess Brunch Saturday, Feb. 29!

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Courtesy | Velma Harrington The Columbus Garden Club’s Yard of the month for February is home of Anna Wessels and Mike Norris, 418 Wallace Street. There are fox tail ferns, azaleas, a tree hibiscus and variegated gingers in the yard.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Dear Friends,

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Courtesy | Velma Harrington Columbus State Bank received the Community Beautification Award for February. Located at 1102 Milam Street, the bank has a beautiful and welcoming courtyard with a winding path landscaped with knock out roses, red and white cyclamens, giant liriope, variegated pittosporum, dwarf yaupon, lantanas, crepe myrtle and magnolias. Confederate jasmine climbs on a backdrop on the brick wall. Tables and chairs are along the path making a quiet and beautiful place to enjoy. In front of the bank are large pots of ligustrum with cyclamen planted underneath.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00am

A modified temporary injunction was established for David Polston, Inland Environmental and Remediation, Inc., and Inland Recycling, L.L.C. by Travis County Judge Dustin M. Howell Jan. 24.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00am

Five St. Anthony School students turned opportunity into three years of excellence and captured three consecutive Diocese of Victoria Athletic League Girls Basketball championships with a 37-0 record for the Columbus Catholic school.

Sports

The Columbus Lady Cardinals basketball team hosted a home district game Tuesday, Feb.11 against the Ganado Indians. The Lady Cards defeated the Indians 56-22, finishing off their regular season with a record of (28- 7) (12-2). The Lady Cardinals have now set a new school record in wins this year with 28, and a district winning record of 12-2.

The Weimar Wildcat basketball team hosted a home conference game Tuesday, Feb.11 against Yorktown. The Wildcats defeated Yorktown 66-59. Sophomore guard No.1 Jose Ramirez led scoring for the night with 16 points, 3 assists and 4 steals.

Viewpoints

Feb 19, 2020 - 00:00

Saturdays on the square: In 2019 Saturdays on the Square was more than just a farmers’ market type event. It became a weekly event where many vendors and residents gathered to sell their produce or their handmade items. It became a social event. We would compare pickling, canning or cooking ideas. Keep up with who was getting married or having a baby. The passing of old friends. Home remedies for this or that. It was a builtin co-op whereby if someone needed a particular item we were always there to help supply with each other’s needs… egg cartons, plastics bags, and plastic plant containers. The friendships became solid and a trust was developed. We were all opinioned, but that never stopped us from supporting and caring for each other. The stories are priceless!

AUSTIN — Requirements in House Bill 3, the sweeping school finance law passed by the Texas Legislature in 2019, require the state to plan for long-term workforce development.

Obituaries

Feb 19, 2020 - 00:00

Sue Fisher, 68, passed away Feb. 15 in Columbus. She was born Sept. 30, 1951 in Columbus to Louie and Lillie Christina (Meyer) Laake. She married Mike Fisher May 27, 1999.

Feb 12, 2020 - 00:00

Edith Lenora Wesenberg Hardy passed away peacefully with her children by her side Feb. 7 in Columbus at the age of 98. She was born Dec. 18, 1921, in America,