Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:48am
By DENNIS SENTENAC
DeAnna was a eighteen-year old receptionist working at a funeral home in Beaumont; Jay D. was a thirty-six year old man from Amarillo. He was there selling consulting services to small town mortuaries. (To say that a place of dearly departed first brought them together has to make you grin.)
Published by News Staff on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:39am
By H.H. HOWZE
Fayette County commissioners approved an employee assistance program (EAP) for county law enforcement and emergency personnel Monday after a presentation by psychologist Tania Glenn of Tania Glenn and Associates in Austin.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:37am
Folks traveling through Round Top now have another reason to stop. Texas Department of Transportation installed a three-way stop signal at the intersection of State Highway 237 and FM 1457 in Round Top on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Workers installed solar-powered LED stop signs at the intersection as well.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/16/2015 - 11:07am
By ANDY BEHLEN
A one-vehicle accident at the bottom of the Bluff on Wednesday, Nov. 11, sent a Schulenburg woman to the hospital. The accident happened around 9:06 a.m. According to a report from DPS Trooper Greg Trojacek, 22-year-old Monica Delisa Robinson of Schulenburg was heading north down the Bluff on US 77 when she lost control of her vehicle in the last curve before the Colorado River bridge.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/16/2015 - 11:06am
This year’s Fayette County Leadership Class visited the courthouse on Tuesday, Nov. 11, for a day-long session on county government. Courthouse superintendent Gene Zouzalik took the class on a tour of the courthouse, including a visit to the bell tower. The bell weighs 800 pounds and was installed in 1891. Leadership class member and Fayette County Record reporter Andy Behlen shot a video of the bell tolling at 10 a.m. In the video, Zouzalik gives some history of the bell and how it works. Watch the video at https://youtu.be/2_E_HhbKGlk.
Retired DA Raises More Questions about Tipton’s Time in Office
By ANDY BEHLEN
Fayette County Commissioners Court unanimously voted Monday to appoint Richard “Dick” Frenzel as interim Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace. Frenzel will hold the position until voters chose a replacement for former JP Tommy Tipton, who announced his retirement at the beginning of this month.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 11/12/2015 - 11:51am
The former Fayette County Ag Building behind the La Grange post office on Jefferson St. was demolished this week to make room for a parking lot for the under-renovation Casino Hall (visible in the distance above through the dust). The Casino Hall will serve as the new La Grange Visitors Center.