Published by News Staff on Thu, 09/10/2015 - 12:08pm
By H.H. HOWZE
Tuesday afternoon I followed clockmaker Gene Galbraith up a flight of stairs to the second floor of the Precinct 2 courthouse on the Fayetteville square, then up a crude wooden ladder onto a small landing and finally two steps on a temporary stepladder to the threshold of the clockroom.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 09/10/2015 - 12:06pm
By JEFF WICK
Glennie Oppermann’s hands hurt painfully from arthritis. But through the pain, the 99-year-old from La Grange has crafted a thing of beauty. Working with her daughter Barbara Oppermann Fulton for more than 100 hours, Glennie pieced a massive blue and red quilt filled with crosses.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 09/10/2015 - 12:04pm
By PAUL SCHENCK
The Dawson Massacre of 1842 will be the main focus of this year’s Texas Heroes Day at Monument Hill State Park on Saturday, September 19. On that date 173 years ago, the Fayette County company of volunteers led by Captain Nicholas Mosby Dawson was nearly wiped out in the battle of Salado Creek near San Antonio.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 09/07/2015 - 11:24am
Cat Dybala, Master Photographer, of Dybala Photography and Framing in Fayetteville was named a Platinum Medalist during Professional Photographers of America’s 2015 International Photographic Competition. Dybala’s work will be on display at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 10-12, 2016.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 09/07/2015 - 11:22am
By JEFF WICK
The Fayette County Record The 88th annual Fayette County Fair got off to a historic start on opening night with the Queen’s Contest Thursday. Before announcing the winners, Master of Ceremonies of the event, Dan Mueller, said “records were shattered,” and he was not understating things.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 09/07/2015 - 11:21am
By ANDY BEHLEN
Nearly 20,000 people filled the Fayette County Fairgrounds in La Grange Saturday night for a historic performance by ZZ Top. The band’s song “La Grange” propelled ZZ Top to stardom in the 1970s, but the aging rockers never before played in the town that inspired their famous hit.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:31am
La Grange’s Jordan and Madison Knesek (in the photo on the right) were all smiles as they picked up a tub of Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla at HEB in La Grange on Monday. Below the Bailey family on Washington Street in La Grange hosted a neighborhood Blue Bell ice cream party Monday.