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Mon
12
Jan

Worst of Flu Season May Be Past Here

La Grange and Schulenburg may have seen the worst of flu season judging by the number of reported cases since the end
of the holiday season, according to local clinicians and school officials. 
 
Mon
12
Jan

You Won’t Be Smiling if This Camera Snaps Your Picture

Drivers better not pass a school bus with its stop-arm out in Schulenburg. If they do, they can expect a ticket in the mail.
The City of Schulenburg and Schulenburg I.S.D. are teaming up Dallas County Schools (DCS) to install stop-arm cameras
on all the school’s buses 
 
Mon
12
Jan

Slick Roads Even Without the Ice

Even though the ice forecast  for this area never materialized this weekend, wet conditions made the roadways dangerous
enough. The Schulenburg  volunteer fire department responded to this rollover Friday afternoon on Highway 77 near
Swiss Alp. 
 
Mon
12
Jan

Record Goes to Antarctica

Greg Walker of La Grange recently returned from what he called “a trip of a lifetime” to Antarctica. He took along the Fayette County Record, which has now been read on all seven continents!
 
Thu
08
Jan

Making Their Case

A packed house filled the Fayette County Ag Building in La Grange Tuesday for a public forum featuring the four candidates running for State House District 13. The special election takes place January 13
 
Thu
08
Jan

Big Changes Ahead for LG Recycling

The La Grange city recycling program “got so successful” according to city manager Shawn Raborn, that city employees
were having a difficult time keeping up sorting items in the blue bins which city garbage service patrons placed curbside each week.
 
Mon
05
Jan

A Look Back at 2014

As 2015 dawns, a look back at the some of the stories that appeared in the Fayette County Record from June to December
2014: 
 
Wed
31
Dec

Home A Total Loss In Monday Fire

La Grange and Fayetteville volunteer fire departments responded to a house fire at 741 S. Madison Monday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. The house was formerly the home of James “Bubba” Hruska who passed away in November. The house was fully engulfed and appeared to be a total loss.
 
Wed
31
Dec

A Look Back at 2014

From Left: A huge house fire south of Schulenburg at 3873 FM CR 226 kept 14 fire trucks and 52 firemen from four area departments busy for hours, and finally required about 13,000 gallons of water to extinguish. Miguel Mejias-Ramos is walked out of the F ayette County Jail by detectives from the 103rd Precinct Detectives Squad from Jamaica, New York
 
Mon
29
Dec

Fayette County Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

Fayette County Attorney Peggy Supak reports that the Fayette County Grand Jury met recently. A Grand Jury indictment  is not an indication of guilt, but rather that the jury beleives there is enough evidence in a case to warrant a trial. The following indictments  were handed down in the month of December: Joseph Andre Baumbach, 31, of Columbus, for the alleged assault on or about Nov. 4 of a dating relation as reported by Schulenburg Officer Christopher Mayfield.
 

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