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Thu
23
Oct

Ready for Business

The new Sutherland’s was a flurry of activity Tuesday when this photo was taken, as employees prepared for Friday’s “soft opening.” A more formal grand opening at the home improvement store (which has transformed the old Walmart building on Business Highway 71 in La Grange) will occur later this fall
 
Thu
23
Oct

Two Dead Here Monday After Separate Homicides

Homicides are rare in Fayette County, but Monday local authorities were investigating one horrific murder scene when they were called to another just a few miles away. The cases are believed to be unrelated. “It’s the first time anything like this has ever happened here,” said long-time Fayette County Chief Deputy Randy Noviskie
 
Thu
23
Oct

La Grange Rotary Club Calls Attention to World Polio Day

While Ebola is the disease in the news just now, the crippling and often fatal disease of polio has been almost completely wiped out in the world. The La Grange Rotary Club is using World Polio Day, Oct. 24, to call attention to the need to finish the job
 
Mon
20
Oct

Challenge Won’t Alter Religious Holiday

Goodbye to a Good Friday holiday? Assistant county attorney Harold Streicher told county commissioners at their regular meeting last week that a Madison, Wisconsin group called Freedom From Religion Foundation, representing an unnamed
Fayette county citizen, has filed a complaint on religious grounds against scheduling Good Friday as an official county holiday
 
Mon
20
Oct

4-H Color Run at Fairgrounds

Fayette County 4-H sponsored a 4K Color Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the fairgrounds in conjunction with the National 4-H Week One Day Community Service Project. One Day is a day when all 4-H Clubs/Members in Texas do something to benefit their community. All proceeds will support local charities in Fayette County.
 
Mon
20
Oct

Heritage & History to Come Alive in City Cemetery Nov. 1

The costumes are fitted, characters researched, and practices have been polished as young adults of the Anchor Club of La Grange portray historical characters for the 13th year at the Old City Cemetery in La Grange on Saturday, Nov. 1 beginning at 5 p.m. with the last tour at 7:30 p.m.
 
Thu
16
Oct

Citizens Voice Their Opinions on MLK Highway Designation

Clearly people feel strongly, on both sides, about the possible designation of a Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Highway in
La Grange. One of the larger crowds at a city council meeting in recent memory showed up for Monday’s public hearing on the proposal, which would be for an official Texas Memorial Highway Designation.
 
Thu
16
Oct

Train Meets Cranes

On Friday, workers from Ray’s Crane Service used two massive rigs to lift a historic 1937 wooden-sheathed cupola-style caboose off a 18-wheeler and into place at the La Grange Railroad Depot Museum. The museum will use the interior of
the caboose for additional museum display space 
 
Thu
16
Oct

Truck Fire

La Grange volunteer firefighters battle this truck blaze on Highway 77 near the Winchester cut-off Tuesday afternoon. The fire was quickly extinguished and no one was injured
 
Mon
13
Oct

Schulenburg Pursuing Open Market Electricity

After an executive session with an energy consultant on Oct. 6, the Schulenburg city council agreed to make an application to exercise an option under their long-term electricity contract with the LCRA which might reduce the cost of power the city provides to industrial and residential customers. 
 

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