Columns/Opinions

Mon
09
Feb

La Grange Chamber to Offer Online Training Courses

The La Grange Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the formation of a partnership with Coggno, the
premier Learning Management System (LMS) and online training marketplace, to facilitate the purchase of popular online
training courses from the company’s vast online library. Members can access Coggno online training courses directly through the Chamber’s website, and purchase as few or as many courses as needed.
 
Mon
09
Feb

The Fat on Hog Butchering

By GESINE (TSCHIEDEL) KOETHER
The brisk air has arrived, and the time has come for me to complete my August 2014 Footprint of Fayette article on hog butchering memories. At the Fricke/Weyand home near Round Top, the hog meat was processed, wrapped and waiting to be eaten but what about the large amount of fat we separated and placed in old porcelain bowls. Nothing was wasted and every part of the butchered hog was utilized.
 
Thu
05
Feb

It All Starts at Home

Over the last year, Fayette County citizens have been  shocked due to the crime wave in our area. Just recently a 29-year-old was sentenced to 50 years in prison due to stabbing a person to death.
 
Thu
05
Feb

A Close Call

Hyponatremia – a condition that occurs when the level of sodium in your blood is abnormally low. Wait a minute. Aren’t we always hearing that we consume too much sodium? That we need to be on a low sodium diet? For most of us that’s true.
 
Mon
02
Feb

Winchester News

New Arrival Pastor Nate and Candice Hill welcomed their son, John Barrett Hill, on Jan. 25 at 5:54 p.m., weighing in at 9 lbs. 2.8 oz. He was 22 inches long.  Winchester Civic Association 2015 Dues are now due. They are $10 per household.
Please send a check to P.O. Box 8861, Winchester, Texas 78945. Make check payable to: WACA.
 
Mon
02
Feb

Carmine News

Thu
29
Jan

Texas Trio Teaches FDR a Hard Lesson

By BARTEE HAILE
Franklin Roosevelt stunned his cabinet speechless on Feb. 1, 1937 by introducing a radical plan to tame the hostile  Supreme Court. The vice-president was the first to speak. “Before that law comes back up here for the Boss’ signature, many, many moons will pass,” predicted John Nance Garner of Texas.
 
Thu
29
Jan

Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick Take Office

By ED STERLING

AUSTIN — January 20 was inauguration day for Gov. Greg Abbott, successor to Rick Perry, who completed a record-setting 14 years as governor. Abbott is the 48th governor of Texas. Abbott expressed gratitude to the people who elected him and promised to “promote policies that limit the growth of government, not the size of your dreams.”
 
Mon
26
Jan

La Grange Police Report

La Grange Police Chief Jackie Skelton reports on the following incidents his department responded to during Jan. 5-11
Alarms Jan. 5 - Patrolman Jeff Schultz responded to the 800 block of E. Travis for a burglar alarm and upon arrival found all
to be secure. 
 
Mon
26
Jan

Winchester News

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, the first of several planned get togethers to share memories of Winchester Past took place. The
following ladies attended and shared in a pot luck lunch: Barbara Schaefer, Rhoda Gersch, Bobbie Hajek, Betty Ritcher,
Evelyn Parker, Linda Hart, Glenda Herzog, Joan Schenker, Mildred Kasper, Elizabeth Kipp, Bernice Latimore, Mary
Lehmann, Marceil Prestridge, Charlene Jurgens, Marvy Gibbs, and Kaiser.
 

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