Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/10/2016 - 10:00am
Colton Stahl, Fayette County 4-H Shooting Sports member, recently competed in San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo Shoot Out and was crowned Stock Show and Rodeo Blaser Shotgun Shootout Champion. He won a Blaser F3 Shotgun valued at $8,500.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:46am
Two men died as a result of auto accidents in Fayette County over the weekend. On 1:23 p.m. Saturday Eric Rivas, 29, of Houston died when the 2008 Chrysler 300 he was driving struck a tree four miles south of La Grange off Highway 77.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:45am
Second Chance Emporium, the nonprofit thrift store in La Grange, has donated $2 million to local human services organizations since it opened on Travis Street in 1996. Second Chance passed this milestone in February, according to the non-profit’s treasurer, Linda Streicher.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:43am
By H.H. HOWZE Fayette County towns get a lot of good state and national press and March 2016 is no exception. La Grange is featured in the current issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife in a six-page, 10 photo spread by Erin Kedzie.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:41am
By ANDY BEHLEN
Schulenburg folks are seeing a change of scenery along US Highway 77 at the north end of town. Demolition crews have taken down three closed gas stations over the last two weeks: Andy’s Food Mart, Tiger Tote Exxon and the H. A. Fietsam Service Station.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:40am
La Grange Community Blood Drive (LGCBD) coordinators presented 211 coupons from their last three blood drives to Cheryl Anstead to benefit her son, Stormy, who is recovering from a serious car accident he was involved in this past January.
By ANDY BEHLEN For almost a month a rail car has been lying on the side of the Union Pacific tracks along US. 90 west of Engle. UP spokesman Jeff DeGraff said the wheels of the car had locked up, requiring the conductor to stop the train.