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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.
 
Mon
09
Jun

Secret Compartment Found

On Friday the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit Randy Thumann and his partner Lobos stopped a Ford F-150 on I-10 for a traffic violation. After Thumann spoke with the driver indicators of drug trafficking were recognized
 
Mon
09
Jun

Honor Flag Day in Downtown La Grange at Event This Saturday

Raise those flags – the annual Flag Day event, which has been going on for years in La Grange will be held Saturday, June 14 at 9 a.m. on the Fayette County Courthouse lawn.  “Our Flag is a representation of what the United States stands for and accompanies our veterans into battles,” Kathy Weishuhn, Main Street president said. “It is displayed in front of buildings that house our other public servants, including law enforcement, fire fighters and emergency services personnel   

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Thu
05
Jun

Sheriff Reports Wild Week: Drowning, Horse Kicks Deputy

One man drowned and a deputy sheriff was kicked by a horse in separate incidents last weekend according to Sheriff 
Keith Korenek: • On Sunday June 1, a 27 year old Hispanic male from Mexico drowned in a stock tank off Hwy 90 near the Gonzales County line west of Flatonia
 

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