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National Lutheran Leaders Gather Here

Camp Lone Star hosted a conference last week put on by the National Lutheran Outdoor Ministry Association (NLOMA), a group comprised of Lutheran-affiliated summer camps. “We believe that outdoors ministry is one of the most effective ways of spreading the Gospel,” said Keith Lund, director of Camp Lone Star and executive director of Lutheran Outdoors Ministry of Texas. Lund said the conference gave Lutheran camp leaders from across the nation the opportunity to discuss issues, challenges and opportunities they face.
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23
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Judge Objects to Planned Male Exotic Dance Show at Antiques Fair

By ANDY BEHLEN
While many Fayette County residents will spend Holy Week in church seeking spiritual renewal, others might be worshipping at a different altar. According to a promotional poster circulating on Facebook, an all-male erotic dance troupe 
calling itself “American Cowboy Las Vegas Revue” is scheduled to perform at a venue in Warrenton during Antiques Week.
 
Thu
19
Feb
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A Personal Touch to Report Card Day

By JEFF WICK

FAYETTEVILLE – Long before parents of Fayetteville ISD students see their kids’ report cards, another set of eyes has already scrutinized the grades – and marked up the report card in blue ink.
 
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19
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Big Plans Ahead at Brasher-Gunn

BY H.H. HOWZE

In an effort to comply with current General Motors branding strategy, Brasher Gunn, the landmark automotive dealership on the corner of Colorado and Jefferson Streets in La Grange is undergoing a complete renovation.
 
Thu
19
Feb
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Flu Really Impacts Local School Finance

By ANDY BEHLEN
 
At the La Grange I.S.D. school board meeting on Monday, Feb. 16, district business manager Clay Goehring told the board that a dip in attendance rate in the first semester may lead to a $31,000 general fund deficit by the end of the school year.
 

 

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19
Feb
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Schubert Wins House Run-Off

By ANDY BEHLEN
 
Caldwell attorney Leighton Schubert pulled off a 14-percentage point win over former Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski in the Texas House District 13 runoff election, held on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
 

 

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19
Feb
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The New Face of the Corps of Cadets

By ANDY BEHLEN
 
Fayette County native has made history at Texas A&M University. Alyssa Michalke, daughter of Rodney and Nicole Michalke of Schulenburg and a 2012 graduate of Schulenburg High School, will become the first female Commander of Texas A&M’s Corps of Cadets.
 

 

Mon
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Sheriff Warns of Recent Scam Calls

Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reported this week that he has received information from several citizens in the County about different types of scams circulating in the area. The Sheriff said he wants citizens to educate themselves and to not become victims. Never give out credit card numbers, banking information, or personal information unless you know exactly to whom you are giving the information.
 

 

Mon
16
Feb
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Who Wants Some Free Stuff?

Workers squeeze a new baling machine into the barn at the Fayette County Recycling Center. The aptly-named “Max-Pak” baler will replace an existing unit that has been in use at the center since the 1990s.
By ANDY BEHLEN
 
It took a crane, several forklifts, and all of Monday morning for workers to squeeze a new baling machine into the barn at the Fayette County Recycling Center in La Grange. The County ordered the new baler to replace an existing one near the end of its service life. The Record stopped by to snap a photo of the operation and to see what else is going on at one of the most active recycling operations in this part of Texas, and how Fayette County residents can benefit.
 

 

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The Power of Pancakes

The La Grange Rotary Club held its annual Pancake Supper Thursday at the Hermes Elementary Cafeteria, with thousands of pancakes served.
 

 

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