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Over 50 Volunteers Help Clean Up Eagle Lake During Trash-Off Event

Over fifty volunteers participated in the Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off Day Celebration on April 5. The Great Texas Trash-off is the single largest one-day clean-up event in the state and serves as Texas’ signature event for the Great American C[ M O R E ]

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- Jobless Rate At 4.7 Percent

February figures show the Colorado County unemployment rate sitting at 4.7 percent unchanged from January. That is still a decrease of .8 percent from February 2013. In February in Colorado County, there were 10,801 employed and 537 seeking jobs....

- Rice High School One Act Play

Rice High School One Act Play recently presented Shirley Jackson’s “The Summer People” at the district competition. Rice cast members received several awards for their efforts. Johnathan Blair received the All Star Technical Award and David Vander...

- Caution In Work Zones Urged

Motorists comprise majority of work zone fatalities due to speed, distraction With 84 percent of 2013 work zone fatalities being motorists rather than workers, the Texas Department of Transportation today kicks off its Be Safe. Drive Smart. Campaign...

- Rice High Students Visit Museum

The Rice High School student body had the privilege of taking a field trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science on April 2-3. On display at the Museum is the 1217 Magna Carta and the 1215 King’s Writ, which have not left England in 800 years....

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Over 50 Volunteers Help Clean Up Eagle Lake During Trash-Off Event

Over fifty volunteers participated in the Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off Day Celebration on April 5. The Great Texas Trash-off is the single largest one-day clean-up event in the state and serves as Texas’ signature event for the Great American C...



Local Sports

- Rice Raider Diamond Notes

Rice Raider Baseball team is 3-14 overall and 2-6 in district as of April 7. On April 4, Rice beat Van Vleck 2-1. VV 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 Rice 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Batting: R. J. Gonzales 1-3; Christian Gonzales 1-3; Zachary Gasca 1-3, RBI; Bru...

- District Rice Golf Results

The Rice Golf Teams competed at district recently, with each team finishing third place. Turner Mattoon qualified for regional as a medalist with a score of 88. Girls’ scores (506 team total): Lori Peterson 127, Laura Taylor 129, Mary Huvar 118, Ca...

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Features

- State Officials Respond To Fort Hood Shooting

AUSTIN — A Fort Hood soldier brought a civilian semiautomatic pistol to the sprawling military post 60 miles north of the Capitol city on April 2 and opened fire, killing three fellow service members and wounding 16 others before turning the .45-cali...

- Views Around The Lake

“From the withered tree, a flower blooms.” – Shoyoroku “It won’t make it…” I moaned at the sight of the dead leaves and dark branches of my beloved Oleander bush. “It might,” offered my neighbor, with hope in her voice. I had hope in my heart...

- Upcoming Eagle Lake Ex-Military Association Activities Planned

Planning is under way for a Memorial Day ceremony to honor those military service men and women from the Eagle Lake area who gave their lives in the service of their country. The names of those that were killed in action will be read and the sound...

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