News

BELLVILLE — An Austin County jury convicted Travis Bluntson, 37, of Wharton County of attempted capital murder of a peace officer on Nov. 8 after four days of trial.

“The commissioners court of Austin County, Texas, to authorized to issue and sell bonds of the county in the principal amount not to exceed $17,0000 (which amount does not exceed onefourth of t

The Color Guard, top photo, marches in during the 56th Praha Veterans Services on Sunday at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Praha.

Opinion

AUSTIN — More than 8.3 million of Texas’ 15.8 million registered voters cast ballots in the Nov. 6 general election, as shown in results posted by the secretary of state.

Medicare’s Annual Election Period is here.

Beginning Oct. 15, seniors are now able to choose Medicare plans for 2019.

Things I know ... that I wish I didn’t. I know that large quantities of blood smell like copper and large quantities of fear taste like metal.

Sports

Izack Hernandez of Flatonia drags down a Louise ball carrier during last Friday night’s District 14-2A Division II game at Bulldog Stadium in Flatonia.

NEEDVILLE — For the first time since 2009, the Tigers finished the regular season undefeated and untied.

Four of the eight tri-county volleyball teams continued their postseason march with bi-district wins on Monday and Tuesday nights.

The Columbus Banner Press

1217 Bowie St. 
Columbus, TX 78934
979.732.6243