Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:41am
By ANDY BEHLEN
Schulenburg folks are seeing a change of scenery along US Highway 77 at the north end of town. Demolition crews have taken down three closed gas stations over the last two weeks: Andy’s Food Mart, Tiger Tote Exxon and the H. A. Fietsam Service Station.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:40am
La Grange Community Blood Drive (LGCBD) coordinators presented 211 coupons from their last three blood drives to Cheryl Anstead to benefit her son, Stormy, who is recovering from a serious car accident he was involved in this past January.
By ANDY BEHLEN For almost a month a rail car has been lying on the side of the Union Pacific tracks along US. 90 west of Engle. UP spokesman Jeff DeGraff said the wheels of the car had locked up, requiring the conductor to stop the train.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:25am
By H.H. HOWZE Bluebonnets blooming in February, such as this front yard display photographed last week in La Grange, are almost a month early according to Andrea DeLong-Amaya, director of horticulture at The University of Texas at Austin’s Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 02/29/2016 - 9:55am
By H.H. HOWZE
La Grange police chief Jackie Skelton said Thursday that his investigators have identified a “person of interest” in the attempt to burn down The Bugle Boy music venue last week. “We’ve sent the forensic evidence to Austin for analysis,” Skelton said.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 02/29/2016 - 9:54am
By H.H. HOWZE Cars, busses, recreational vehicles – hardly a place to park. That’s the first clue that the popularity of the Best Little Quilt Show in Texas, held last weekend at the Fayette County Fairgrounds, has grown into a phenomenal event. The crush continued inside the Exhibit Hall.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 02/29/2016 - 9:52am
By H.H. HOWZE The suspected presence of canine distemper virus at the Gardenia Janssen Animal Shelter in La Grange last week led to a decision to euthanize all six dogs that were being housed at the shelter according to veterinarian Dr. Doug Stribling.