Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:15am
By ANDY BEHLEN A team of underwater divers from the Texas Department of Public Safety searched several ponds on property at the northwest corner of Knape Road and US Highway 77 on Tuesday, April 12. According to Lt.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:13am
Tuesday Fayette County Sheriff’s Officer Randy Thumann and his canine partner Lobos sniffed out 22 pounds of methamphetamine (with a street value of over $1 million) hidden in a pair of car batteries. Here’s how it happened: Tuesday morning around 10:19 a.m.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:08am
By ANDY BEHLEN According to County Judge Ed Janecka, a type of mildew that grows on the courthouse’s blue sandstone necessitates a good scrubbing every decade or so. It’s been 12 years since the courthouse blocks were last cleaned.
By H.H. HOWZE Two swarms of bees were struck by vehicles on Travis Street in La Grange last week according to animal control officer Dean Ahlschlager. Both incidents occurred near the old Middle School.
By H.H. HOWZE Fayette County elections administrator Dina Bell has announced that she is retiring and leaving office just prior to the May 7 election. Bell cited health issues for her departure. She has held her position since July, 2006 according to the county auditor’s office.
Published by News Staff on Tue, 04/12/2016 - 10:34am
The Fayette Heritage Museum and Archives at 855 S. Jefferson St. in La Grange, has installed a new exhibit of crayon portraits dating from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Several in the collection are unidentified and the museum/archives staff is hoping someone will recognize them.