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New Law To Curb Surprise Medical Billing In Texas

AARP Texas Director Bob Jackson applauded Gov. Greg Abbott and members of the Legislature for making meaningful progress toward protecting consumers with the signing of Senate Bill 481, a measure that could significantly reduce surprise medical billi… [ M O R E ]

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- Preventing Cancer: Learn How to Lower Your Risk

By The National Institutes of Health Do you know people who’ve smoked their whole lives and thrived well into old age without any sign of lung cancer? Or someone who never seemed to go near fruits and veggies but lived a long, full life? When...

- U.S. House Moves To Stop Water Proposal By EPA Implementation

The U.S. House of Representatives recently took action to stop the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) implementation of its proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) plan, an action applauded by Colorado County Farm Bureau. “It’s time to ditch this r...

- Views Around The Lake

“Jenny, will you marry me?” - Young man in love   We saw the sign first. We couldn’t wait for Jenny to turn around and see the long white sign blowing gently in the warm afternoon breeze.  In fact, my two granddaughters were bursting with excite...

- 4-H’ers Compete at State 4-H Roundup

Five Colorado County 4-H members competed at State 4-H Roundup held at Texas A&M University June 9-12. On Wednesday, June 10, Caitlin and Kim Kunz, Amelia Stavinoha and Lenora Williamson competed in the Consumer Decision Making Contest, and finish...

- Unemployment Holds Steady In County

May figures show the Colorado County unemployment rate sitting at 3.5 percent with no change from April 2015. That is a decrease of 0.9 percent from May 2014. In May in Colorado County, there were 10,113 people employed and 367 seeking jobs. Fayet...

- Vietnam Vets Honored July 3

Vietnam War veterans from the area will be honored at the annual fireworks display on Friday, July 3 in Eagle Lake to be held just outside the city limits on Calhoun Road. A tribute recognizing the veterans will begin at 8:45 p.m., followed by the 1...

- Recent Rains Affect County Farmers, Ranchers

Recent weather has taken Colorado County from drought to drenched, giving local farmers and ranchers something else to worry about. Too much rain. This time last year and in years past, drought conditions were on the minds of Texas farmers and ranc...

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Colorado County Courthouse Report

Ten Sentenced In District Court Ten individuals were sentenced in Colorado County District Court on Friday, June 19, before Judge Bill Old. They included: --Joella Renee Arceneaux, 32, of Branch, La., prohibited substance in a correctional facil...

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