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The Captain James Burleson Chapter of the US Daughters of 1812 met on Saturday, 11 January 2020 at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Canton, Texas.

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The ACE program is holding an ACE Valentine Painting Party on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 10:am to 12:00 noon in the CJH Cafeteria. Signups are DUE January 29, 2020. 

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Coleman Junior High School was fortunate to have Mrs. Elizabeth Gray, Community Relations Specialist from Abilene Teachers Federal Credit Union, visit Mrs. Merrill’s 6th Grade Tech Apps, 7th Grade Career Investigations, and 8th Grade College/Career Readiness classes on Thursday and Friday, J…

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Sunday, January 26th 1885, in a blinding blizzard, a meeting was called by the Reverend W. B. Bloys at the First Presbyterian Church to form a Library Association. As a result of that meeting the Coleman Public Library has been serving the people of Coleman County for 135 years.

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We all know everyone forgets something sometime. So this week January 21st - 25th all overdue items checked out from the Coleman Public Library in 2019 can be returned and the fine will be forgiven.  

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The Hall of Honor Banquet will be held Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bill Franklin Center, Coleman, TX.  The banquet will feature a sit down meal and an induction ceremony for the CISD Hall of Honor Class of 2020.  Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased at the CISD Admini…

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The Hotel Occupancy Tax Revenue Advisory Board will meet in session on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6:00 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. The Board may vote and/or act upon each of t…

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The Coleman County 2019 Toy Drive ended on Thursday, December 19th when Santa’s Elves gave out bags of toys to 105 children from 50 families for Christmas. The elves worked really hard to fulfill the wishes of these children. They registered applicants, sorted, packaged and distributed the toys.

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From Coleman County Judge Billy Bledsoe:  Due to the recent rainfall, the burn ban will be lifted.  Please use caution and notify local volunteer fire departments when burning. 

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Coleman County Medical Center held a Retirement Reception for Ted Boatright Wednesday afternoon at the Coleman Library.  Boatright began at the hospital on January 15, 1962, making it a 58-year run. When asked how one works for that long in one job, Boatright said, "I loved my job!" He said …

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Coleman's newest eatery recently opened in downtown Coleman.  Cattle Drive Cafe is on the 200 block of South Commercial Ave, next door to J.L. Palmer Boot Co.  The Coleman County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Saturday, January 11, 2020.  Shown cutting the ribbon are owners Vic…

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The City of Coleman City Hall will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Thanks to a grant from the Coleman County Foundation, there is new flooring to replace the worn out carpet in the offices of the Bill Franklin Center.  This flooring will be more durable and easier to keep clean.  (Photos courtesy of Sarah Beal.) 

Coleman County Medical Center invites you to celebrate the Retirement of Ted Boatright.  They will hold a reception TODAY, January 15th from 4-6 pm at the Coleman Public Library.  Boatright has worked in the hospital for 58 years. 

Hannah E. Rose, daughter of Coleman County Attorney Joe Lee Rose and wife Sandra Rose and a junior at Coleman High School earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 during the December 14, 2019 test administration.

Saturday, January 18th 2020 at 4:00 PMSanta Anna Housing AuthorityHigh Rise Community Center700 Wallis Avenue, Santa Anna TX 76878Members, Guests, Donations, and Memorials are Welcomed. Spring Workday – Saturday, April 4th 2020

The Texas Midwest Community Network (TMCN) is pleased to announce that Year 7 of its Leadership TMCN Program will begin with its first session on Wednesday, February 19th.  The Network is excited to welcome back Kevin Tutt & Michael Daggs as facilitators with sessions again being hosted …

From Cookie Robinson:  I regret to announce that there will not be a Cottonwood Country Musical in January.  Check this site for future dates.  Thanks for everyone’s support of the musicals.  

Coleman County TRTA MeetingThursday, January 16, 2020Coleman Senior Center11:30 am Lunch with meeting to follow

From the South Coleman County VFD:  Many thanks to the Coleman County Foundation for the grant that made it possible to purchase and install the Akron Fire Monitor on the South Coleman County Volunteer Fire Department brushfire truck.  This will make fighting brush fires more efficient and s…

Dr. Glenn Rogers, Republican Candidate for Texas House of Representatives, met with Coleman citizens on Friday, January 10th at the Coleman Public Library Community Room.  Photos courtesy of Becky Slayton, Director of Coleman County Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture & Tourist Bureau

What Every Parent Needs to Know Now!

Listed below is the schedule for the upcoming 2020 Santa Anna Livestock Show on Saturday, January 11.  In addition, ACE and the Santa Anna Livestock Association will also present a Family Dessert Contest.   Prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place in each category.  Winners will be announ…

There will be a YOUTH FOOD FAIR during the County Livestock Show next weekend on Saturday, January 18, 2020.  It is open to all youth in Coleman County from 3rd grade through 12th grade. Youth may enter when they arrive and bring their entry.

Join the Cattle Drive Cafe at their Grand Opening Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 213 Commercial Ave in Coleman. Ribbon Cutting at 10:45am. Open and serving until 10:00 pm. Try their 30 oz bone-in ribeye or the Hangry Heifer burger!!  They invite you to bring your cattle brand to leave your ma…