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Ventura residents get in holiday spirit with contest



Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:47

    The holiday spirit was burning bright in Ventura this holiday season.  Multiple honors were handed out last week for the 2011 Holiday Lighting Contest.
    Bob and Val Formanek’s home at 210 Park Lane was awarded first place in the Festive & Spirited category, earning them $500.  First place and $500 went to Pete and Paula Halverson at 13 Crystal Heights Place as the most Imaginative & Creative.


Councilmen finish service



Wednesday, 21 December 2011 12:28

    First Ward Council representative Shane Cooney and Third Ward Councilman Ben Furleigh completed service as Clear Lake City Council representatives Monday night, Dec. 18.  Clear Lake Mayor Nelson Crabb led a tribute to the men near the conclusion of the meeting.  The moment was a bit surreal, Crabb admitted.  Both Cooney and


Texas Governor Rick Perry campaigns in Clear Lake



Wednesday, 21 December 2011 12:24

    Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry revved up his campaign with a stop in Clear Lake Saturday. 
    Perry proudly accepted the “Freedom & Liberty” coffee blend created by Cabin Coffee owners Brad and Angie Barber at their Clear Lake shop.  The coffee is named after Perry’s Ostrich boots, hand-made after 9/11.  Perry tells the story that he was having the boots made in the summer of 2001 and the craftsman


Lake school district and teachers begin contract talks



Wednesday, 21 December 2011 12:18

Seven opt for early retirement


    The Clear Lake School Board and district educators exchanged contract proposals Monday.  The Board is offering no increase in teacher salaries for the 2012-2013 school year, while the Clear Lake Education Association is seeking a 5.5 percent raise in the generator salary base.


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