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02
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Frankie Srubar Calls it a Career After a Lifetime with LGISD

By JEFF WICK
The way 60-year-old Frankie Srubar figures it, 54 years at one place is long enough. This week Srubar, the head of the maintenance department at La Grange Independent School District officially retired. He was the longest serving employee of the district, having worked full-time for 42 years, and during the summers three years prior to that when he was in high school.

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Thu
02
Jul

A Changing of the Guard at Sacred Heart

By ANDY BEHLEN
Rev. Joseph Varickamakal celebrated his last Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Grange on Sunday, June 28. The next morning, on Monday, June 29, a young man wearing a black shirt and priest’s collar introduced himself at the parish office. He is Rev. Matthew Kinney, Sacred Heart’s new pastor. Varickamakal left for a new assignment at St. Anthony Parish in Bryan after serving seven years in La Grange.

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Thu
02
Jul

Hospital Renovation Plan Dies Before Vote

By JEFF WICK

The plan to renovate the former Fayette Memorial Hospital died without being put up to a vote.
With opposition to the project continuing over the last few weeks, La Grange Superintendent
Randy Albers said he expressed his reservations about proceeding with the plan to Andrea
Richardson, the Executive Director of Bluebonnet Trails.

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Mon
29
Jun

CLINICALLY DIVIDED

The proposal between La Grange ISD., Tejas Health Care and Bluebonnet Trails Community Services to share space at the old Fayette Memorial Hospital in La Grange brought out a standing-room-only crowd of about 125 to the public forum held on the topic on Thursday, June 25.

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Mon
29
Jun

Flatonia’s Soto Overseas

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Luis Soto, from Flatonia, is currently serving with the 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight as a conventional maintenance/precision guided munitions production superintendent

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Mon
29
Jun

LG HEB Employees Help Flood-Ravaged Areas

Following record flash-flooding across Central Texas over Memorial Day weekend, partners from the La Grange HEB volunteered to help with the massive cleanup on the south side of the Blanco River in Wimberley on May 27 and 28.

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Thu
25
Jun

A Fayette County Fourth

No matter where you’re at, there will be plenty to do in Fayette County this Fourth of July.
You don’t even need to cross the river (unless it’s the Navidad and you’re heading to St. John).

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Thu
25
Jun

Fiery Crash, But No Major Injuries

On Monday at 5:47 p.m. the Schulenburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fiery crash at the intersection of US Highway 90 and Interstate 10. The SVFD dispatched four trucks and 16 members to the scene. No major injuries were reported.

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Thu
25
Jun

The Tricks of a Nurseryman’s Trade

For decades, Bennie Beale ran a nursery in Flatonia, accumulating a wealth of practical knowledge along the way. In his 50-plus years in the trade, he grew shade trees and ornamental shrubs from cuttings, grafted fruit trees and propagated certain varieties of pecans and roses using a technique called t-budding.

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Thu
25
Jun

Bennie Beale

In addition to offering nonchemical approaches to controlling garden pests, Bennie Beale of Flatonia watches the weather.

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