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Mon
24
Nov

La Grange Police Report

La Grange Police Chief Jackie Skelton reports on the following incidents his department  responded to during Nov. 11-15.
Accidents Nov. 11 - Patrolman Brian Adams responded to the 1700 block of N. US Highway 77 for a two-vehicle collision which occoured when a vehicle following several others failed to slow down when others in front of it braked and collided with the vehicle in front of it.
 
Thu
20
Nov

Warda News

Holy Cross Lutheran Church worship service is held each Sunday at 9 a.m. Holy Communion is held each first and third Sunday. Sunday School and Bible Class begin at10:15 a.m. Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier is pastor at Holy Cross.
 
Thu
20
Nov

Warda News

Holy Cross Lutheran Church worship service is held each Sunday at 9 a.m. Holy Communion is held each first and third Sunday. Sunday School and Bible Class begin at10:15 a.m. Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier is pastor at Holy Cross.
 
Thu
20
Nov

Sheriff's Report

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports activities of Fayette County Sheriff Deputies for the month of October 2014. Deputy Rick Bohlmann impounded an abandoned oil field truck left parked on State Highway 95 near Flatonia that was a road hazard. Bohlman also responded to the High Hill area for a disturbance between male and female stemming over the division of property 
 
Thu
13
Nov

Fayette County ‘Shows Up’ At the Polls

Nobody’s sure who first said it, but “the world is run by those who show up.” That’s especially true in elections. Less than one-third of eligible Texans showed up for last week’s election. That’s pitiful. 
 
Thu
13
Nov

Veterans Day

Veterans Day – a day to honor those who were willing to defend our country, to defend our freedoms, to defend our rights.
Originally called Armistice Day commemorating the end of World War I, Veterans Day had become the day we honor all who
have served in the armed forces
 
Thu
06
Nov

Our Borders Are Not That Secure

While traveling to and around Big Bend National Park, my husband and I observed very few Border Patrol Agents. The United States Border Patrol is the largest law enforcement agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with all border related security. Our recent trip to West Texas was a learning experience for both of us.
 
Thu
06
Nov

Secretary of State Posts Early Voting Turnout Numbers

AUSTIN — The Secretary of State’s Elections Division on Oct. 31 posted early voting turnouts for each of the state’s 15 highest-population counties: Harris, Dallas, Tarrant, Bexar, Travis, Collin, Denton, El Paso, Fort Bend, Hidalgo, Montgomery, Williamson, Galveston, Nueces and Cameron
 
Mon
03
Nov

Carmine News

Chamber of Commerce The Nov. 6 Carmine Chamber of Commerce meeting will feature Bob Rose, weatherman for LCRA, as the guest speaker. His presentations are well known. It begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Carmine Lions Building. Make plans to attend. Visitors are always welcome 
 
Mon
03
Nov

Winchester News

 Neighbors Night Out at the Derrs’ home was a wonderful time for all who attended. There was a lot of good food and of
course wonderful fellowship. Pat and Clayton Kleiber, LaVerne and Erwin R. Schulze, Thelma Zoch, Kay Lorenz, Irma Gersch, and Bobbie Hajek attended St. Margaret’s Fall Festival. They had bingo, silent auction, live auction, kids games, 
food, beverages, cake walk, raffle, country store, and bake sale. The menu consisted of Mexican Food and was delicious as usual.
 

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