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There are three positions open for Novice City Alderman.  Early Voting begins today, April 22 and goes through Friday, April 26.  Election is available from 11 am - 2 pm this week.  

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Blue Sunday is always the last Sunday of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month activities.

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NO SCHOOL MONDAY... BUT, Practice Softball Game Monday, April 22nd at 4:00pm in Coleman.

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Jeff and Ashlee Miller hosted dignitaries, guests and descendants of pioneers for a dedication ceremony for the Great Western Trail marker at their Cow Creek Ranch this past Wednesday.  Jim Aneff, Past Governor of Rotary International of Abilene, read a proclamation declaring the GWT marker …

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Tense moments at noon Sunday after a driver lost control of a pickup which crashed into a gas pump at Tres Amigos Convenience Store near downtown Coleman.  The impact of the crash was hard enough that the driver's air bag deployed. The pump was knocked to the ground and caught fire.  Accordi…

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This past Thursday, Coleman County 3rd graders attended an Ag Day event at the Goree Expo Center.  Farm Bureau promotes Ag Day across the state, but Coleman County's Farm Bureau and the Circle C Cattlewomen pull this event together, along with other groups, to offer a day of rural and agricu…

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Get on a horse, or buggy, even dress up and join the Non-motorized PARADE.  Begins west of the courthouse at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 27th Downtown Coleman... Please call 325-625-2163 and let them know you're coming or stop by the Chamber Of Commerce, 218 Commercial to get your entry form i…

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Check out the CALENDAR page to see what activities you can attend this weekend.  

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Coleman County's Second EGGSTRAVAGANZA will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, April 20th, at Hords Creek Lake. The day features prize filled egg hunts for children in age categories 2 and younger, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office will be hosting a CarFit event in Coleman on Saturday, May 18th at the First United Methodist Church parking lot. CarFit is a fun, fast and free event that is an interactive and educational program designed to improve “seasoned” driver safety. 

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The City Council of the City of Coleman, Texas will meet in special joint session with the Board of Directors of the Coleman Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), and the Coleman Community Coalition (CCC) on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the Bill Franklin Center, 13152 State Hw…

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY COLEMAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, a TYPE-A EDC, and COLEMAN COMMUNITY COALITION, a TYPE-B EDC

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The Rotary Club of Coleman recognizes a Coleman High School senior boy and girl each month for their service to the community, school and fellow man. The CHS staff nominates and selects two students each month, who then attend the weekly Rotary luncheon for that month. The students will be b…

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The Valera Cemetery Association will hold its annual workday on Saturday, April 27. A short business meeting will be held at the pavilion at 11:00. Donations to be used towards the upkeep of the cemetery can be mailed to Vicki Cardinas at 122 E 24th St, Coleman, TX  76834. 

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I have been receiving a lot of requests for my free tree health inspections.  Many of my clients in Coleman have been concerned that their trees are dead or dying.  It is important to remember that just because you haven’t seen leaves on your trees yet, it doesn’t mean the tree is in danger.

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Applications for the Coleman ISD Foundation scholarships are now being accepted.  The Coleman ISD Foundation is a non-profit organization created to assist the Coleman ISD teachers with needs the school is unable to provide and to provide scholarships for CHS graduates.  Please download the …

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A Scavenger Hunt to take selfies at these sites. What a great idea! To participate, take a selfie with the destinations described below. The Great Western Trail Markers are identified on the map on the 2nd attached PDF. The top 10 who have the most destinations photographed receive a pri…

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The Board of Directors of the Type A Coleman Economic Development Corporation (“CEDC”) and the Type B Coleman Community Coalition (“CCC”) will meet in joint session on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4:00p.m. at the Bill Franklin Center, 13152 State Hwy 206, Coleman, Texas. All items on the agen…

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The Panther Creek High School Cheerleaders for the 2019-2020 school year have been announced. Back row: Shila Woodcox, Callie Strickland, Caylee Vogel and Sabrina Lawrence Front row: Kiara Lane, Cathleen Taylor (mascot), Faith Goins

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The Captain William Buckner Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met Saturday, April 13, at the home of Carol Scott for a tea and meeting. After the business meeting, the new officers for next year were installed by the District Director from Breckenridge. They are: Nan …

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The Coleman ISD Board of Trustees met on Monday evening with four board members present:  Sandra Rose, Josh Hale, John Casey and Mike Barker. Not in attendance were: Harold Skelton, Mark Martinez and Becky Dobbins. Others in attendance were: Superintendent Brandon McDowell, Principals Diana …

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City offices will be closed on Friday, April 19 in observance of Good Friday, however, the City Secretary’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. in order to satisfy Section 31.122 of the Texas Election Code.

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The Coleman County Retired Teachers will meet on Thursday, April 18th at the Coleman Senior Center.   Lunch will be at 11:30 am, then will be followed with the 2019 Scholarship presentations.  The Business meeting to follow those presentations. 

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The City Council of the City of Coleman, Texas will meet in in regular session on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 200 West Liveoak, Coleman, Texas. All items on the agenda are for possible discussion and action.  A PDF has been attached for your pr…

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The CHS SENIOR Class organized a Dodgeball tournament on Friday to help the Junior Class raise funds for the Prom.  These are photos from the day's games courtesy of the CHS Journalism class. Looks like fun was had by all!  

Coleman County Choir will present "Amazing Love - How Can It Be" Palm Sunday evening April 14 in the sanctuary of  Coleman First United Methodist Church. Special music will precede the cantata beginning at 6:00.  Come early to hear selections by vocalists and instrumentalists beginning with …

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First Presbyterian Church of Santa Anna welcomes you to Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services at 6:00pm at 1007 Willis Avenue in Santa Anna.

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Forms for nomination may be obtained from the elementary, junior high, and high school offices or downloaded from the attached PDF.  Nominations should be returned to the school office by Friday, April 26.

Softball and Baseball district games on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Area track meet on Wednesday. Regional Tennis tournament on Thursday and Friday. Several other special events are taking place this week, also. Girl Scout Program at 2:00pm at CES on Monday. CHS Greenhouse plant sale …

Thursday evening the Friends of the Coleman County Foundation gathered to present the spring grant awards. Seven grants were awarded with representatives receiving their checks from Michelle Parrish, Grants Director for Community Foundation of Abilene, and Tim Manley. Mark Swening spoke to t…

It wasn't the line of storms Saturday morning, it was the high wind Saturday afternoon that took the metal roof off the old Tradewinds Restaurant in north Coleman, next door to Budget Inn.   Two pieces of the roof were dangling in power lines adjacent to the building.  Coleman Police, Colema…

The Bill Franklin Center is ready for the Great Western Trail Days April 26-27, 2019.  The entrance beds were cleaned by 4-H members Brayden Baldwin, Hannah Smith and Logan Robertson as part of their community service projects. Drive by and see the great job they did!

Send us your favorite spring photo.  We will add to this album as you send us your best!     The first photos published were from Becky Hohmann, CHS teacher.  She included a hummingbird picture among all the bluebonnet photos.  We will be adding future photos to the beginning of the album. 

The CISD School Board will meet for a regular meeting on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 5:30 P.M. in the Coleman I.S.D. Administration Office, 2302 S. Commercial Avenue.

James Pelton has announced that the Santa Anna Cemetery Association's Annual Spring Workday HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE RAIN AND WET CONDITIONS.  THIS WILL BE RESCHEDULED.  He also encourages everyone to go out and visit your friends and loved ones.  "We have a new mowing contractor and he…