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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.


Google unveils program for veterans here



Wednesday, 21 December 2011 11:44

“From our veteran community to yours.”


    Google unveiled a Christmas gift, of sorts, to Clear Lake area veterans on Monday.  Google officials were at the Clear Lake V.F.W. Post to unveil a new, free “Google for Veterans and Families” program which puts a number of tools at veterans’ fingertips, helping them to do everything from connect with other vets, to finding a job, to sharing their own military stories.


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