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Thu
19
Jun

Board Room Drama

Schulenburg attorney Katrina Packard pleads her case for appointment as municipal court judge before the Schulenburg city council Monday
 
Thu
19
Jun

Summer Officially Starts Saturday, Make Plans for County’s Busiest Season

There’s no way to chronicle in one story all the events that go on here in Fayette County during the summer, but below are some of the upcoming highlights. (Check the Record regularly for more coverage of the various church picnics and community celebrations that make this area so lively this time of year.) 
 
Thu
19
Jun

School Board Honors State Competitors, Makes New Hires

Pictured above are members of the La Grange Lady Lep Softball Team. Front row, left to right: Hannah Kalina, Maddie Becka, Brianna Ahlschlager and Brenna Beseda. Back row: Brittni Ward, Hatti Moore, Abby Gage, Assistant Coach Kadie Dodd, Darby Fitzpatrick, Riley Fisbeck, Missy Zoch, Head Coach Art Behrend, Hannah Gerecke, Blake-Ann Fritsch and Gil Henderson, school board vice-president 
 
Mon
16
Jun

Officials Need Your Help in Unsolved Cases

Crimestoppers offers rewards for information leading to an arrest. Call 979-968-8477 with information on any of the below cases, and you can remain anonymous. Chief Deputy Randy Noviskie of The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department reported
on the following case
 
Mon
16
Jun

Sliding Into Summer

Fayette County has become a full-blown summertime draw for campers, with thousands of parents from all over the state
bringing their kids to the growing number of overnight camps in the area – Camp Lutherhill, Camp Tejas, Camp Lost Pines and Pine Cove Camp among others
 
Mon
16
Jun

La Grange’s Flag Day 2014

In what is always one of the most patriotic annual events held in Fayette County every year, La Grange Main Street held its annual Flag Day event Saturday on the courthouse lawn. Here the Boy Scouts of Troop #204 raise the American flag during the event, which drew hundreds, and included speeches and free food
 
Thu
12
Jun

Seventy Years Later, Local Vets Recall D-Day Invasion

One week ago today was the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of the Normandy coast of France in the largest
airborne attack and amphibious landing in history. The battle for Europe turned the tide of World War II and ultimately resulted in the defeat of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.
 
Thu
12
Jun

Music Made Magical

This year’s Round Top Festival Institute includes the top young musicians and instructors from 23 different states and nine different countries. Tuesday they held their annual free Young Person’s Concert. After the show they invited the kids up on stage for a “Musical Petting Zoo"
 
Thu
12
Jun

A Vacuum-Packed Life

Bill Cordes of Fayetteville is quite a character. At 94 years of age, Cordes has sold over 5,000 Rainbow vacuum cleaners 
in his 27-year career at Rainbow Home Care System. He started in June 1987 at age 67. Rainbow is a unique type
of vacuum cleaner – one that cleans, deodorizes, vaporizes and sanitizes the air, according to super-salesman Cordes 
 
Mon
09
Jun

The Scene Wednesday Morning

This is the scene Wednesday morning on Interstate-10 between Schulenburg and Flatonia after an 18-wheeler driven by Chad Fieweger overturned. Fieweger died that night in the Fayette County Jail.
 

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