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Rice CISD Approves $13.3 Million Budget

The Rice CISD Board of Trustees approved a $13.3 million budget during their August 17 meeting. The board also approved a tax rate of $1.2125 per $100 of valuation. This is just over a half cent increase from last year’s rate of $1.20705. A 12-yea… [ M O R E ]

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- Rice Raiders Open 2015 Football Season Against Ganado Friday

The Rice Raiders open the 2015 campaign this Friday night, Aug. 28, when they travel to Ganado. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. in Ganado. The Raiders are looking to improve from a 5-7 season last year in which they reached the area finals. They defe...

- County Holds Budget Hearing Sept. 14

A second public hearing on Colorado County’s proposed budget of $16.3 million in spending for 2016 will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Sept. 14 at the courthouse. The proposed budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $777,652...

- Budget Talks Continue For City

Eagle Lake City Council met on August 18 in a budget workshop. Council reviewed a third draft of the budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year to start October 1, and several rate increases were discussed, including the possible increase of some buildi...

- Pigskin Picks Fun Returns

The Eagle Lake Headlight’s Pigskin Picks Contest returns this week for the football season. Try out your pigskin prognostication skills against your peers and you could win $15 each week in cold cash. The entry form is found on page B3 in this we...

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