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10
Feb

Rainbow of Food

St. James Episcopal Preschool was visited by local dietitian Katy Adams to talk to the preschool class about healthy nutrition. Mrs. Adams and the children made a colorful rainbow of healthy foods to eat. Children shown above, left to right are: Will Taylor, Mille McCann, Madi Adams, Jonah Ehler, Kaydence Robb.
 
Thu
06
Feb

Candidates Face Off in Second Forum

President Barack Obama once said, “everybody knows politics is a contact sport.” So it was only fitting then, that  Tuesday’s Republican Candidate Forum began, like any football game, with a coin toss. Moderator Larry Jackson opened Tuesday’s proceedings by flipping a coin to see who got to go first as both Republican primary candidates for County Judge and the two running for the Republican nomination for Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 faced off against one another
 
Thu
06
Feb

Car Flips Off I-10 Bridge

The driver and sole occupant of this upside down vehicle crawled out of the wreckage and under the I-10 bridge over the Navidad River at mile marker 672 Monday about 12:30 p.m, according to Jeff Proske of the Schulenburg VFD which responded to the accident
 
Thu
06
Feb

No More Hogs on the Runway at LG Airport

Two years ago a landing plane hit a deer on the runway at the Fayette County Regional Air Center west of La Grange, but manager Skip Caldwell doesn’t  think a notice to “Beware of deer, wild hogs and stray dogs,” would help prevent future incidents.
 
Mon
03
Feb

Elderly Man Allegedly Kills Wife

A tragic scene was discovered Thursday evening in Schulenburg when family members checking on elderly relatives found what police now believe was a murder and attempted suicide. According to Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek, the
family members arrived at one of the Schulenburg Retirement Villa apartments at 205 East Avenue to find 91-year-old 
Gertrude Cole dead of asphyxiation (lack of oxygen) and her husband, David Cole, 87, with self-inflicted life threatening injuries.
 
Mon
03
Feb

It’s a Gusher – Of 120° Water

Fayette Water Supply Corporation  just drilled a test well to a depth of 3,300 feet next to their offices on Bordovsky Road
west of La Grange and they hit water – but it’s not the kind they wanted. The artesian well is flowing water at a temperature
of about 120°.
 
Mon
03
Feb

From Italy With Love – Toscanini in Texas

The Round Top Festival Institute can’t claim Arturo Toscanini slept there – but they can say he sat there. That’s because two of the maestro’s favorite chairs have come into the concert venue’s possession
 
Mon
03
Feb

Schulenburg Quickly Becoming a Jewel of the ‘Polka Belt’

Texas Folklife is partnering with Texas Dance Hall Preservation to produce the Texas Polka Festival and Symposium, Feb.
22 in Schulenburg to promote the state’s traditions of German, Czech, and Polish and Hispanic heritage.
 
Thu
30
Jan

Man Charged With Murder

Miguel Mejia-Ramos, the man captured in Fayette County last week, was charged Friday in New York with multiple counts
of first degree murder. The charges come after he confessed to New York City detectives while he was still being held in La Grange last week, that he stabbed his wife and their two young daughters to death before trying to drive to Mexico to get 
away.
 
Thu
30
Jan

Election Spotlight – Ag Race All About Water

Texas primary elections are set for March 4 and the serious candidates are on the campaign trail trying to make themselves
known to voters. Candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner Eric Opiela came by the Record office recently to discuss his campaign for the statewide office. 
 

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