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Thu
10
Apr

Water Wars from the West Likely Won’t Make it Here

Should Fayette County residents be worried that waterdeficient, or potentially waterdeficient, neighbors to the west in Travis, Williamson, Hays and Bexar Counties (and also the LCRA,) have designs on the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer which underlies part of this and several other Central Texas counties in a broad north-south band?
 
Thu
10
Apr

120 Quilts Made in LG Sent To Warm the Needy Around the World

Lutheran World Relief Project has a mission – to work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering. In the United States, Lutheran churches in at least 20 states mobilized to help in Europe. 
 
Mon
07
Apr

Officials Seek Help In Unsolved Incidents

Fayette County Crime Stoppers met recently and heard from Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek and Chief Deputy Randy Noviskie about the following unsolved cases: Case #072 (2-3-14): Theft of copper wire from a cell phone tower site on State Highway 95 just South of Cistern. 
 
Mon
07
Apr

MS 150 Turns 30

The 30th Annual BP MS 150, benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, will unite an estimated 13,000 cyclists from around the world on April 12-13 and bring them into La Grange for an overnight stay Saturday on their way from Houston to  Austin.
 
Mon
07
Apr

Jersey Barnyard Bovine Back In The Commercial Spotlight

Nevermind Matthew McConaughey and John Malkovich, who were seen shopping at Marburger Farm during the antiques
shows – the real local media darling last week was a Jersey cow named Peanut who was starring in her third commercial
 
Mon
07
Apr

Ton of Drugs Found Under Watermelons

Guess what came down the road on a load of watermelons last Thursday? Sheriff Keith Korenek reported that the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit stopped a Kenworth truck pulling a trailer loaded with watermelons at 2 p.m. and mixed in with the melons were large bundles of marijuana 
 
Thu
03
Apr

Folks Wake Up Early, Line Up For First Crack at Some Antiques

As the local antiques shows hit their peak this week, the Big Red Barn, between Round Top  and Carmine, celebrated their
own Grand Opening on Wednesday. There were no chickens in this 30,000 square foot barn, but rather a long line of visitors  waiting patiently for the doors to open at 9 a.m. 
 
Thu
03
Apr

Fayetteville Resident Gets Insider’s View of Vatican

On February 15, Daniel Kuehn of Fayetteville, at the invitation of his professor, Dr. Robert Hesse of Houston, departed for a 10-day excursion to Rome, Italy to attend a conference on Faith and Science at the Pontifical University Regina Apostolorum in Rome
 
Thu
03
Apr

New Schulenburg Event This Saturday Will Celebrate an Iconic Local Delicacy

Get ready for Schulenburg’s first annual Sausagefest Saturday along North Main Street from Lyons Avenue to Wolters
Avenue. Starting at 8 a.m., this free event will include sausage making contests, food, an antique tractor show and live music in downtown Schulenburg
 
Mon
31
Mar

Sales Keep Growing in Fayette Co.

As the first quarter of 2014 came to a close, Fayette County towns are showing stronger retail growth than most other area cities. Three of the county’s six towns have had double-digit increases in sales tax revenue for the first three months of the
year
 

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