Monday, August 3, 2015
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In 1965, famous arts supporter Ima Hogg had a dream: of students from the University of Texas using the 19th-century buildings of the Winedale property,four miles northeast of Round Top, as “a sort of laboratory” to explore history and culture, especially with... + continue reading
Monday, August 3, 2015
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Youngsters at the Schulenburg Festival try their hand at the Cow Chip Toss Saturday afternoon. The object of the contest is to get the dried cow patty in the toilet, or as close to the toilet as possible. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.  + continue reading
Monday, August 3, 2015
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It was a wild weekend for public safety officials in southern Fayette County including a serious rollover accident Friday, a massive car fire Saturday anda middle-of-the-night hay bale fire early Sunday morning. On Friday the Schulenburg volunteer fire department... + continue reading
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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The Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo and Bull Blow Out is right around the corner on August 7-9 in La Grange. The pre-rodeo fun kicks off with the FCSP County Team Roping on Sunday August 2 at 7 p.m. and the FCSP Royalty Queen and Princess Competition on Monday August 3 at 6:30 p.m. Pictured... + continue reading
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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By ANDY BEHLENAugust is Spinal Muscle Atrophy (SMA) Awareness Month, and a local family stricken with the disease is bringing that awareness close to home. Three-month-old Annabelle Combs of La Grange was recently diagnosed with SMA, a progressive genetic disorder that weakens the muscles and... + continue reading

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07/30/2015
By ANDY BEHLENFayette County Commissioners Court came close to finalizing the 2016 county budget at their meeting on Monday, July 20. Commissioners have not yet officially set the property tax rate for next year, but County Judge Ed Janecka said on Monday that he and the commissioners were basing... + continue reading
07/27/2015
Folks in the cattle business in Fayette County shouldn’t have to worry about having enough hay this winter. Across the county, tractors and balers have been busy bringing in one of the heaviest hay crops in recent years. To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.  + continue reading

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By ELAINE THOMASWhen Sheldon Lippman and his baby boomer classmates were growing up in Schulenburg, many of their fathers were members of the VFW or Legion. Yet, these veterans had little to say about World War II at home. “My father, Leslie Lippman, did not talk much about his experiences during... + continue reading
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An SUV crashed through the La Grange cemetery and hit a tree on Thursday afternoon, July 23. The driver, Sheila Brunner of Flatonia, and two passengers, including one child, were not injured. According to Officer Troy Stevens of the La Grange Police Department, the accident happened around 5 p... + continue reading
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Texas A&M University held its 2015 Tradition of Excellence Award Ceremony on June 26. Six employees were honored for their outstanding work ethics. Two of the six were Fayette County natives – and cousins to one another – La Grange’s David Tofel and Bridgette Ingram, a 1995 Round Top-Carmine... + continue reading
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The state champion Flatonia baseball team was honored on the field at Minute Maid park before the game at Thursday’s Houston Astros baseball game. To view more please log in or subscribe to... + continue reading

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Did you ever stop to think what would happen if no one volunteered to put out fires or respond to medical emergencies in your community. The toll inlives and property would be... + continue reading

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The Colorado Valley Quilt Guild recently made a donation of $1,000 to the Texas Quilt Museum as part of their Charter Guild Membership commitment. Front row: Jeanette Brown, Minnie Parker, ... + continue reading