Columbus was in the national spotlight when U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, RTexas, left, and U.S.

BELLVILLE — One of the most popular events at the Austin County Fair is the Queens Contest.

Lexi Zapata, left, was voted the 2018 football sweetheart during pregame festivities last Friday night at Leopard Stadium in La Grange.


AUSTIN — Before Hurricane Florence reached the shores of the Carolinas last week, Gov.

This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease.

It’s the leading cause of death for men and women.

AUSTIN — Just before Labor Day weekend, Gov.


Desmond Davidson of Rice closes in on Hallettsville quarterback Trace Jordan during last Thursday night’s preseason game at Brahma Memorial Stadium in Hallettsville.

Schulenburg defensive back Jordan Jurena drags down quarterback Clay Barton during last Friday night’s preseason game at Wildcat Stadium in Weimar.

Kaycon Wilson of Columbus hauls in an 18-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Hayden Leopold over La Grange defensive back Dayton Jarvis during last Friday night’s preseason game at Memorial Stadiu

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