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4-H Color Run at Fairgrounds

Fayette County 4-H sponsored a 4K Color Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the fairgrounds in conjunction with the National 4-H Week One Day Community Service Project. One Day is a day when all 4-H Clubs/Members in Texas do something to benefit their community. All proceeds will support local charities in Fayette County.
 
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20
Oct

Heritage & History to Come Alive in City Cemetery Nov. 1

The costumes are fitted, characters researched, and practices have been polished as young adults of the Anchor Club of La Grange portray historical characters for the 13th year at the Old City Cemetery in La Grange on Saturday, Nov. 1 beginning at 5 p.m. with the last tour at 7:30 p.m.
 
Thu
16
Oct

Citizens Voice Their Opinions on MLK Highway Designation

Clearly people feel strongly, on both sides, about the possible designation of a Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Highway in
La Grange. One of the larger crowds at a city council meeting in recent memory showed up for Monday’s public hearing on the proposal, which would be for an official Texas Memorial Highway Designation.
 
Thu
16
Oct

Train Meets Cranes

On Friday, workers from Ray’s Crane Service used two massive rigs to lift a historic 1937 wooden-sheathed cupola-style caboose off a 18-wheeler and into place at the La Grange Railroad Depot Museum. The museum will use the interior of
the caboose for additional museum display space 
 
Thu
16
Oct

Truck Fire

La Grange volunteer firefighters battle this truck blaze on Highway 77 near the Winchester cut-off Tuesday afternoon. The fire was quickly extinguished and no one was injured
 
Mon
13
Oct

Schulenburg Pursuing Open Market Electricity

After an executive session with an energy consultant on Oct. 6, the Schulenburg city council agreed to make an application to exercise an option under their long-term electricity contract with the LCRA which might reduce the cost of power the city provides to industrial and residential customers. 
 
Mon
13
Oct

38th Annual Lickskillet Fest Offers Food, Fun This Weekend

Lickskillet Days have returned to Fayetteville with every moment a tribute to this historic community. The fun kicks off  Saturday, October 18 with the annual 5K Lickskillet Painted Fun Run/ Walk at 8:30 a.m. This event starts and ends at the Fayetteville School, on 618 North Rusk. Every participant will receive a prize after completing the run. For information, e-mail
 
Mon
13
Oct

Barn to be Designated as Texas Czech Ag Museum on Saturday

This Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m., a new barn in the Czech Village of the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La
Grange will be dedicated to the Texas Czech Farmer. The public is invited to a short ceremony in front of the barn followed by a tour of the new barn. 
 
Mon
13
Oct

New Gospel Stage Play Here Saturday

In the aftermath of a very successful gospel stage play held earlier this year that drew 700 spectators to the La Grange 
ISD auditorium, a new play put on by the same folks is being staged Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. back at the school auditorium.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Groundwater Stays Here Official Says

Water marketers haven’t inquired about tapping Fayette County aquifers yet, but an oil company sought permission to drill a well in the county and pipe the water to its oil well in an adjacent county, according to Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District general manager David Van Dresar. Van Dresar told the company to look closer to home.
 

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