News

Thu
31
Jul

87th Annual Event Just a Month Away

Get ready for the 2014 edition of the historic Fayette County Fair. This year the dates are Thursday, Aug. 28 through Sunday, Aug. 31. The Fair is a true celebration of cultures, community, and tradition. The  event’s directors and a small army of
volunteers are in the final stages of preparation for fun for all ages on Labor Day weekend
 
Thu
31
Jul

Lobos, Thumann Help Bust a Cop-Gone-Bad

Last Friday afternoon a former police officer was arrested for attempting to transport drugs through Fayette County according to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek. Deputy Randy Thumann and his partner “Lobos” on patrol on I-10 near Flatonia stopped a vehicle traveling eastbound for a traffic violation.
 
Thu
31
Jul

WWI Started 100 Years Ago

One hundred years ago, this week, on July 28, 1914, World War I started. Many from Fayette County answered the call to serve their country in the conflict that eventually left nine million combatants dead worldwide, including dozens from Fayette County
 
Mon
28
Jul

Famed Charro Rider to Perform at Rodeo Here

In the five previous years of  the event, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo had never had anything quite like this.
All three nights of the rodeo in La Grange (Aug. 8-10 at the arena on FM 609) internationally known horseman Gerardo
“Jerry” Diaz will perform acts from the world of Mexican horsemanship and rodeo. 
 
Mon
28
Jul

Movie, Q-and-A, on the Dangers of Fracking to Be Held Here

Hydraulic fracking is going on all over this area as a new way to extract oil from the ground. A new documentary “Gasland Part II” which takes a look at fracking and its dangers, will be show free to the public at the Bugle Boy in La Grange on Aug. 
3 beginning at 2 p.m.
 
Mon
28
Jul

Flatonia Celebrates Opening of New Fire and Police Facility

Flatonia inaugurated its new combined fire and police facility Saturday, July 19 with a Grand Opening. The program consisted of a presentation by Congressman Michael T. McCaul’s office, a ribbon cutting and time capsule ceremony.
 
Thu
24
Jul

Dousing Hot Spots, Still Looking for Answers

La Grange firefighters were called out Monday morning to douse a pair of hot spots that began smoldering again in the aftermath of Sunday night’s fire that burned much of the condemned LaFayette Apartments in La Grange. The structure
has been declared a total loss. 
 
Thu
24
Jul

County’s Top Women Honored

The 2014 Tribute to Women Brunch, which honors outstanding women in Fayette County, was held Tuesday, July 22 at the
Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La Grange. Seven women were honored: Mary Lou Anderle, Carol Daniels, Gloria Hickey, Becky Ann Kollaus, Doris Matthews, Jeanne Schilling and Lucy Stanzel 
 
Mon
21
Jul

Fire Burns Apartment Complex

The LaFayette Apartments in La Grange was declared a total loss after a massive fire torched the complex Sunday night. The fire began about 9 p.m. The apartments had fallen into disrepair and had been vacant for years, though neighbors
said the area was still frequented by people, especially kids 
 
Mon
21
Jul

Bowling Alley Heads Down a New Lane

La Grange Lanes, the 16- lane bowling alley on Main Street in La Grange, is under new management according to Josh Fenhaus of Fayetteville. Fenhaus and his business partner Art Allison of Austin have assumed the mortgage on the establishment. The local American Legion Post holds the note 
 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - News