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Mon
31
Aug

10 Years Ago – A Hurricane Season to Remember

By H.H. HOWZE
The 2005 hurricane season dealt a double whammy to the Gulf Coast. First came Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 29 which inundated New Orleans. A mandatory
evacuation order was issued on Aug. 28. Residents who could get out did. Many ended up in Houston. One fleeing family, whose
Mon
31
Aug

Pet Palace

By JEFF WICK
Pets in Fayette County can soon nap on Memory Foam mattresses, lounge under the shade of covered porches and even send Facebook updates
while their owners are away. Adjacent to the Fayette County Vet Clinic on Svoboda Lane, a new massive pet resort and grooming salon is going
Mon
31
Aug

Man Flees Officers for Two Days in Plum, Wrecks in Warda

By ANDY BEHLEN
A suspected parole violator out of Gonzales County evaded deputies from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office over a two-day period before he was
eventually apprehended, but only after stealing a vehicle near the airport and wrecking it in Warda. The episode began on Wednesday evening, August
Thu
27
Aug

Man With Local Ties Spends His Days Photographing Pope Francis

Thu
27
Aug

Lobos Sniffs Out Another Criminal

On Monday the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit stopped a 2014 Chevy on Interstate 10 here for a traffic violation. Several criminal indicators were then observed and consent to search the vehicle was obtained. Sgt. Randy Thumann deployed his canine “Lobos” to conduct and exterior sweep of the vehicle.
 
Thu
27
Aug

High Hill’s Band of Brothers

Five older brothers set  the example for World War II veteran Charles A. Frietsch of Schulenburg. Between 1942 and 1945, Walter, Emil, Victor, Alvin and Werner
Frietsch of the High Hill community all served overseas at the same time. Therefore, it wasn’t surprising that in 1946 when Charles turned 18 years old, he 
Mon
24
Aug

Artist Tackles La Grange’s ‘Most Beautiful Eyesore’

Mon
24
Aug

LGPD Seeks Info in Stolen RV Incident

Sometime between the dates of July 27 and August 13, unknown persons entered the RV storage area at Weeren Storage in La Grange and drove away
with a 2010 26-foot Keystone Outback bumper pull travel trailer. The trailer is white and brown in color, and has a large “Outback” decal on the front.
 
Mon
24
Aug

HEB Donates $25,000 for Technology Improvements at LGISD

HEB gave the LEPS Foundation a much-appreciated injection of cash earmarked for technology improvements at La Grange ISD Corporate and local
representatives from HEBpresented a big $25,000 check to the foundation on Thursday, August 20.
 
Thu
20
Aug

A Gold’n Legacy

After over 40 years in the fried chicken business, the Cernoch family of Gold ‘n Crisp Fried Chicken is ready to hang up the fryer basket.
Owners Sidney and Emily Cernoch, both long past retirement age, say they’re ready to sell the place.
 

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