Published by News Staff on Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:59pm
By REGINA KEILERS
At Monday’s meeting the La Grange school board received an update on the construction of the new Leopard Stadium. After polling the current season ticket holders, it was determined that more of the stadium seats were needed for the upper deck of the new stadium. There will be 490.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:55pm
By ANDY BEHLEN
A seismograph truck burned up and started a grass fire near Ledbetter Friday evening, Oct. 16. The fire started on property along Fisher Road. Chief Deputy Randy Noviskie of the Sheriff’s Office said the fire started with a hydraulic line on the truck busted and leaked oil onto a hot exhaust manifold. The oil ignited and burned up the truck. The fire spread to the dry pasture and woods surrounding the truck and eventually burned four and a half acres.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 10/19/2015 - 10:16am
By ANDY BEHLEN
Firefighters in Winchester had a busy week. Winchester VFD was called to assist at the Hidden Pines fire three times last week: on Tuesday around 12:40 p.m., on Wednesday shortly after 4 p.m., and on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., according to Fayette County Emergency Management Coordination Janet Carrigan.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 10/19/2015 - 10:12am
The newest purchase by the La Grange All-Sports booster club was on display at Friday night’s football game – a new run-through tunnel for the football team. But before the varsity team took the field through the new tunnel, a group of about 100 Lil’ Leps ran ahead of them and onto the field as part of a tradition the booster club hopes to make an annual tradition.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 10/19/2015 - 10:11am
Fayette County 4-H recently sponsored a Color Run/Walk on Saturday, October 10 in conjunction with 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.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 10/15/2015 - 1:01pm
By H.H. HOWZE
On Tuesday Fayette County commissioners accepted the monthly financial and call report from EMS Director Sharon Muzny, who said her agency’s call volume is up 230 over last year at this time. Collections for the year stand at $1.1 million.