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Mon
17
Aug

Landscape Judging Team Heads to Nationals

Flatonia Mayor Brian Milson presents the Flatonia FFA Nursery Landscape Judging Team with copies of a proclamation he signed honoring the team for winning state and advancing to the national competition.
 
Mon
17
Aug

First Day of School

Sacred Heart School in La Grange was the first Fayette County school to welcome back students Monday. St. Rose in Schulenburg begins Tuesday and the first day for public schools is next Monday. Here Sacred Heart students begin their first day back singing songs in the cafeteria
 
Mon
17
Aug

Ellinger to Celebrate 65th Annual Bazaar

Father Nock Russell and the parishioners of St. Mary’s invite the public for a meal and a day of fun for the whole family on Sunday, Aug. 23 in the Ellinger
Chamber of Commerce Community Center located one block off Highway 71 in Ellinger. 
 
Thu
13
Aug

Unanimous Vote to Enact Burn Ban

Fayette County Commissioners Court issued an order declaring a burn ban for Fayette County at their meeting on Monday, August 10.
Fayette County Judge Ed Janecka recommended the ban due to the continuing dry conditions.
 
Thu
13
Aug

One of the most important special sections we’ve ever produced ...

is included free in today’s newspaper. The 72-page “Veterans Voices” is a collection of emotional first-person recollections from 40 different Fayette County WWII veterans as told to Elaine Thomas. Some of these men have died since they were interviewed, but their stories, their Voices, live on.
 
Thu
13
Aug

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Fayetteville and Round Top-Carmine have never had high school football teams before. But kids from both schools have joined forces to play six-man football on a private association team that debuts this fall – the Fayette County Panthers.
 
Thu
13
Aug

Slow Down, Pay Attention In School Zones Chief Says

With the start of a new school year just days away, (Sacred Heart begins Monday, while most local public schools begin Aug. 24) La Grange police
Chief Jackie Skelton wants to remind drivers to be extra careful near school zones.
 
Thu
13
Aug

Cheers to Local Beer

When Heinrich Kreische was brewing beer up on the bluff in the mid to late 1800s, La Grange was home to one of the earliest, and eventually largest,
breweries in Texas. More than a century later, locally-brewed beer is flowing in La Grange again 
 
Mon
10
Aug

All Roads Lead to Matícka Praha on Aug. 15

For such a small town, a lot of people have roots in Praha – just look at the size of its cemetery. And for the last 160 years they have followed the windy road to “Matícka Praha” for the big Czech homecoming known as the Pražská Pout. The picnic is held every year on August 15, the feast day for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the local Catholic Church’s patron saint.
 
Mon
10
Aug

The Debate, As Seen From Perry’s Neighborhood

A small group of Round Top locals watched the afternoon Republican candidate debate at the Stone Cellar pub in Round Top Thursday afternoon. The debate was for the seven candidates whose standing in recent polls didn’t place them among the top 10 candidates in the race. Among them was Fayette County resident Rick Perry.

 

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