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Fiesta Pictures

Sunday, October 02, 2016 - Posted by Craig, in General News.

Our Lord provided some truly great weather for Coleman to take a day to celebrate Coleman.  This year, in addition to the many vendor and organizations showing their wares and services,  the planners added a live band, rides for kids and even a gun fight at the Outlaws Saloon.  The theme for the day seemed to be, SMILE -- or perhaps it was just contagious.

Fiesta Pictures: October 1st, 2016 -- Coleman Connected.

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Fiesta Art Show Party Time

Saturday, October 01, 2016 - Posted by Craig Allen, in General News.

It was show time for the Fine Arts League 25th Annual Fiesta Art Show.

The event started this last Friday and continued through Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at the Heritage Hall - 400 W. College.

The show included Refreshments and a raffle and of course featured some of the finest art ever displayed.  Proceeds from the preview will be used to help fund the 2017 Coleman Co. School Student scholarship.

The Fine arts league of Coleman county was organized in 1991 with shows held annually . There have been open, membership & juried shows since.  

With help from the Coleman Foundation and and individual donors the Art League continues to make a difference in the Coleman county Area.

Click on the picture to change frames.

On Friday evening, Sept 30, the Fine Arts League of Coleman Co. held a Preview Party to display entries
for the Annual Open show held at Heritage Hall Museum held Saturday, Oct. 1. Proceeds from the Preview Party will support the FALCC Annual Scholarship for a Coleman County student.  Attendees enjoyed a preview of the art show entries along with great refreshments.   The show was open to the public for viewing from 10:am til 4:00p.m at which time awards were presented for 1st, 2nd ,3rd place and honorable mention. Prize money was given to 1st place winners. Also, Best of Show and People's Choice ribbons were presented.

There were approximately 58 pieces of art which were judged by Doug Prine, well known artist from Nemo, Texas.
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1st Annual Coleman Artist Retrospective

Saturday, October 01, 2016 - Posted by Craig/Bernadette, in General News., Events and announcements


Marian Johnson with her infamous pink flamingo studio painting. 

The 1st annual Coleman county artist retrospection got underway September 29.  The event proved to be a fun filled day with lots of great art, music, food and personality.

See the full story and pictures at the forum:

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Fiesta starts today - Take some pictures!

Saturday, October 01, 2016 - Posted by Admin, in General News., Events and announcements

Fiesta starts today.

Have a great day, support Coleman and take lots of pictures then send them to us and we'll post them right here on Coleman Connected

Picture from the Coleman Chamber of Commerce:


Coleman Connected is seeking news reporters, both volunteer and paid.

If you have news you would like printed, please contact us at

Have a blessed day.

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Early voting numbers

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - Posted by Administrator, in General News., Events and announcements, City news, State, Country, International

Early voting has begun!


Early voting numbers as of 9:00 AM, Wed. 4/27/2016

County voters: 285
City voters: 137

Voting times and places are shown below.  

Per the city of Coleman Website:

Polling Place: Council Chambers, Coleman City Hall
200 West Liveoak Street

Early Voting April 25th-29th (8am-12pm/1pm-5pm)
Early Voting May 2nd-3rd (7am-7pm)
Election Day May 7th, 2016 (7am-7pm)

Valid Photo ID Required

Elections For:
City Council, North Ward, Place 1
City Council, South Ward, Place 4
CISD School Board Trustee, Place 6
CISD School Board Trustee, Place 7

Per the County website:

Early Voting Dates, Hours and Location:

Monday April 25, 2016 - Tuesday, May 3, 2016

(closed on Saturday and Sunday)

8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Coleman County Courthouse

100 Liveoak Street, Suite 105

Coleman, Texas 76834

Election Day Hours and Locations:

May 7, 2016

7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Precinct 1, 2e, 3 and 4 Registered Voters:

Coleman County Courthouse

100 Liveoak Street, Suite 105

Coleman, Texas 76834


Precinct 2 Registered Voters:

Santa Anna ISD

701 Bowie Street

Santa Anna, Texas 76878

Applications for Ballots by mail may be submitted to the Early Voting Clerk

100 Liveoak Street, Suite 105, Coleman, Texas 76834.

Deadline to Receive ABBM for the CCMCD Election is
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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Texas Monthly visits Coleman

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Posted by Jordan Breal, in General News., Coleman scenery & photos

Article in Texas Monthly that features Coleman and Rancho Pizzeria

Just Back From: Coleman

Is this small West Texas town poised to be the next Marfa?

Interior of Rancho Pizzeria in Coleman.
Photo by Jordan Breal

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AKC Dog Show Abilene, Texas May 17, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015, in General News., Videos

Coleman Connected went behind the scenes and followed some truly beautiful dogs through the high energy process of grooming and showing.

Click AKC Dog Show Abilene, Texas May 17, 2015 to read the post.
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Coleman Livestock Auction 5/6/15

Thursday, May 14, 2015, in General News.

Coleman Livestock Auction Commission Co. Inc.

date of sale: May 6th 2015
volume: 1566
trend: Steady/Higher
  Steers Heifers
200-300 Lbs. 235-375  225-350
300-400 Lbs. 200-230  170-220
400-500 Lbs. 215-290  200-290
500-600 Lbs.
600-700 Lbs. 180-235  170-200
700-800 Lbs.
Slaughter Cows 90-120
Slaughter Bulls 120-155
Stocker Cows 1200-2750
Pairs 1500-3600
Cattle Sales every Wednesday 11:00

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Dyess shows off the the Thunderbirds

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - Posted by Bernadette Allen, in General News., State, Country, International , Videos

May 3rd, 2015 - Day trip to Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene Texas to watch the amazing Thunderbirds.


We attended the Big Country AirFest at Dyess Air Force Base the first Sunday in May. What a wonderful day. Both the B1 and the C-130 were celebrating anniversaries of being at Dyess and they put on a particularly great show. Many aircraft were on display with guided tours being offered on many of them. Thanks to Jeff for my personal tour of the C-130J!

The airshow featured some really great acts. The ones that captured my fancy were the Air Force Thunderbirds, The Harrier Jet and the Russian MIG. There was also a bi-plane that was wonderful. The A/F and the Army had parachute jumping teams that were very interesting to watch.

The Air Force Thunderbirds closed the show. They were very interesting even before they took off. They have a precision routine set to music, which they perform as the airplanes are prepared for takeoff. They really are amazing to see.

The Harrier Jet is a joint effort between the US and Britain. It can take off vertically, like a helicopter. It can hover in the air and even back up. Amazing!

Thanks to all the wonderful people at Dyess and their guest performers for sharing such a special day with the community!

Click on the video to watch a mosaic of the show.


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Max needs a new home.

Friday, May 08, 2015, in General News., Events and announcements

Hi, I'm Max. Ain't I handsome?! Well, I've got the goods to go with my looks. I've been to school and try real hard to be a good boy. I've been a house dog, but I'll stay in the yard if I have to as long as you've got a nice shelter and dog house for me. I'm not sure what breed mix I am. Dad may have had some Chow-Chow in him since I've got some black spots on my tongue. Mom? Probably some Setter or Retriever. Doesn't really matter. I'm just Max, and I'm waiting for you to reply to this post or call Sue at the Humane Society 325-636-8945 so you can come take me home. I'm neutered, house-trained, current on my vaccinations, about 5 years old, and ready to roll. 

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