Searchable images of The Colorado Citizen and Colorado County Citizen from 1857-1980, are online courtesy of the Nesbitt Memorial Library at the library's web site.
Searchable images of The Weimar Mercury from 1885-1980, as well as The Weimar Gimlet from 1885-1888, August 1887 Weimar Daily Informer, and the January 10, 1898 issue of The Daily Tribune are online courtesy of the Nesbitt Memorial Library at the library's web site.
Please note: The files of the Weimar Mercury are copyrighted and any commercial use or republication is prohibited without permission of The Weimar Mercury. The Mercury can be contacted at P.O. Box 277, Weimar, Texas 78962, or by e-mail via their website, www.weimarmercury.com.
Searchable images of The Eagle Lake Headlight from 1903 - 1996, as well as the November 13, 1895 issue of The Headlight, September 9, 1893 Eagle Lake Canoe, and April 30, 1904 Eagle Lake Advertiser are online at the Eula and David Wintermann Library web site. Alternatively, the 1921-1980 Eagle Lake Headlights are online at the Nesbitt Memorial Library's web site.
529 Washington, Columbus, TX 78934, Phone: 979-732-3392
Hours: Mon-Wed 9-7, Thurs-Fri 9-6, Sat 9-4, Closed Sundays
The Nesbitt Memorial Library's holdings include microfilms of old Colorado County newspapers as well as some area newspapers. Click here for an inventory of their newspaper and other holdings.
The Research and Collections Division of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History is located in Sid Richardson Hall, Unit 2, Room 2.109, on the main campus of the University of Texas at Austin. Among its vast holdings are hard copies and microfilms of old Colorado County Newspapers. Hours are Monday - Friday 10-5, Saturday 9 - 2 when UT classes are in session with a few exceptions.
Columbus, TX 78934
Fax: 979- 732-8804
Web site: http://www.coloradocountycitizen.com
200 West Main
Weimar TX 78962
Web site: http://www.weimarmercury.com
Eagle Lake, TX 77434-2426
Web site: http://www.eaglelakeheadlight.com
The Banner Press Newspaper1217 Bowie Street
Columbus, TX 78934
(serves Fayette, Austin, & Colorado Counties)
It Was in the News
A hodge podge of items found in local newspapers, birth and marriage newspaper announcements, citizenship news, weddings & Golden Anniversaries