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Thu
07
Nov

Tire Holding More Than Air

Fayette County Sherriff’s deputy Randy Thumann and his canine Partner Lobos discovered thirty pounds of marijuana concealed in this spare tire during a traffic stop in Interstate-10 Monday. Arrested and charged with possession of marijuana was 27-year-old Artemio Garcia Jr. of Roma, Texas.
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Thu
07
Nov

Fayetteville Bond Fails; Locals Differ From State Voters on Amendments

By H.H. HOWZE.
People seemed to care a lot more about the one local issue on Tuesday’s Election Day ballot, than the nine statewide issues. Only 1,881 (12.1 percent) of Fayette County’s 15,645 registered voters turned out to vote for or against nine constitutional amendments on the ballot. Statewide, they all passed, but locally three of the nine – propositions 3, 5 and 6 – failed in close votes. Prop 6 was for $2 Billion in water development loan money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund. It failed locally by a mere seven votes – 920 for; 927 against.
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Mon
04
Nov

Tuesday is Election Day

Tuesday, Nov. 5 is Election Day here in Fayette County, though it’s lacking some of the drama that other recent November Elections Days have had – unless of course you live in the Fayetteville Independent School District. In that case, today is the  big decision day on a $6.5 million bond proposal that would drastically impact that school’s facilities 
 
Mon
04
Nov

Hometown Hero Voss Remembered

At the La Grange airport where he learned to fly, friends and family of Air Force Captain Mark “Tyler” Voss gathered Saturday to honor his memory. 
 
Mon
04
Nov

Hundreds Get Treats on Square

La Grange Main Street estimates between 600 and 800 trickor- treaters (and that’s not counting their parents) converged on  the courthouse square Thursday in La Grange for the annual Halloween event here. About 65 businesses participated by  handing out candy. 
 
Mon
04
Nov

Halloween’s Over But That Doesn’t Mean the Ghost Stories Are Done

The Anchor Club of La Grange is sponsoring the History and Heritage Historic Cemetery Tour (aka The Ghosts and Gravestones Cemetery Tour) Saturday, Nov. 9 in the historic La Grange City Cemetery 
 
Thu
31
Oct

Record Begins 92nd Year With Today’s Issue

Ninety-two years old and still going strong. Today here at the Fayette County Record we begin our 92nd year of publishing  This newspaper, and we’re happy to report that life is really good as we get nearer and nearer to that  century mark.
 
Thu
31
Oct

More Details on Motorcycle Fatality

The accident that killed Mark Werlein Sunday night at Czhilispiel in Flatonia happened in an area of the festival grounds where no one else was – or things could have been much worse. 
 
Thu
31
Oct

Halloween Comes Early in Fayetteville As “Supernatural Thriller” Films There

Just when you thought it might be safe to hang out on the Fayetteville square, writer/producer Kevin Coleman is taping his  irst feature film there – and true to the spooky season – it’s a “supernatural thriller.” That’s a description he prefers to horror movie. “It’s not a slasher flick,” he said of the movie that called “Dawn of the Crescent Moon.” 
 
Thu
31
Oct

Falling Tree Pins Woman

Linda Knox was shredding around some small oaks on Anders-Daniel Road Tuesday about noon when a six-inch  iameter  ree broke at ground level knocking her off the tractor pinning her to the ground. La Grange VFD and Fayette County EMS  nits responded to the scene. Knox was injured and transported to St. Mark’s for evaluation. 
 

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