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Thu
13
Aug

Cheers to Local Beer

When Heinrich Kreische was brewing beer up on the bluff in the mid to late 1800s, La Grange was home to one of the earliest, and eventually largest,
breweries in Texas. More than a century later, locally-brewed beer is flowing in La Grange again 
 
Mon
10
Aug

All Roads Lead to Matícka Praha on Aug. 15

For such a small town, a lot of people have roots in Praha – just look at the size of its cemetery. And for the last 160 years they have followed the windy road to “Matícka Praha” for the big Czech homecoming known as the Pražská Pout. The picnic is held every year on August 15, the feast day for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the local Catholic Church’s patron saint.
 
Mon
10
Aug

The Debate, As Seen From Perry’s Neighborhood

A small group of Round Top locals watched the afternoon Republican candidate debate at the Stone Cellar pub in Round Top Thursday afternoon. The debate was for the seven candidates whose standing in recent polls didn’t place them among the top 10 candidates in the race. Among them was Fayette County resident Rick Perry.

 

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Mon
10
Aug

Bargas Honorary Chair of Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Fayette County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held at the County Fair Grounds on Sept. 19. Joe Bargas has been named the honorary chairman of the event. Here’s the story of how his family was impacted by Alzheimer’s: Andrea and Joe Bargas had a wonderful life.

 

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Mon
10
Aug

Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo

The weather was hot, but the action was even hotter at the seventh annual Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo in La Grange held over the weekend. Three days of rodeo events and live music brought big crowds to the Sheriff Posse’s Rodeo arena on Highway 609. Above a rider competes Saturday at the rodeo.

 

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Mon
10
Aug

LG Police Car Hit On Its Way to Another Accident

Local body shops got a little extra business last week following two wrecks involving six vehicles, including a La Grange Police car, all happening around the same time on Thursday afternoon, August 6. The first wreck occurred at the intersection of Eblin and Ellinger Street (Business 71) shortly before 6 p.m.

 

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Mon
10
Aug

FEMA Offers Advice on Repairs and Rebuilding Following Storm Damage

As important as it is to make home repairs as soon as possible following a natural disaster, it also is important to take some time to plan the project, consult with local officials and choose a contractor wisely.

 

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Thu
06
Aug

The Latest on the ZZ Top Concert

With the Fayette County Fair just a month away, more details are being finalized concerning the event, especially in regarding to the much-hyped ZZ Top
concert Sept. 5 Here are some highlights from Tuesday’s meeting of the Fair Association members: 
 
Thu
06
Aug

Fayette County’s Oldest Building Moved – Again

Moore’s Fort, reputed to be the oldest structure in Fayette County, was moved Wednesday morning to a new location facing White Street in Round Top.
The double-pen log building was purchased and moved to Round Top several decades ago by the late Faith Bybee.
 
Thu
06
Aug

Woman Says Anonymous Passerby Saved Her Life

Tiffany Moeller is lookingfor the man she calls “her Guardian Angel.” She wants to thank him. Moeller, 24, of La Grange, whose car was struck from behind
and eventually burst into flames Saturday on Highway 77, was pulled from her burning vehicle by a passerby whose name she doesn’t even know.
 

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