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Appellate Court Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law

Texas’ voter photo identification law is racially discriminatory, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled July 20. In striking down the law passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011, the Fifth Circuit said it disproportionately and negat… [ M O R E ]

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- Colorado County Courthouse Report

Four Sentenced In District Court Four individuals were sentenced in Colorado County District Court on Thursday, July 21, before Judge Bill Old. They included: --Nathan Phillip Bisbee, 29, of Columbus, theft of a firearm, three days county jail, $5...

- Eagle Lake Police Department Report

July 16 At approximately 0756 hours Officer Melendez was dispatched to the 800 block of S McCarty regarding an alarm. The alarm was determined to be false. At approximately 1320 hours Officer Melendez was dispatched to assist with a funeral es...

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County Commissioners Discuss Tax Increase

Colorado County commissioners, meeting during a budget workshop Monday, July 25, discussed the possibility of a tax rate increase this year. County Judge Ty Prause mentioned a possible increase of 2 to 3 cents per $100 valuation for various departme...

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