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27
Jul

Jack Ingram Plays La Marina

Before popular Texas musician Jack Ingram left La Grange last week after wrapping up the shooting of his short film in and around Cottonwood Inn Motel (above), he made a little time to thank the crew and locals who helped out.
 
Thu
23
Jul

School to Offer Free Breakfast for All Kids

By REGINA KEILERS
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet many students come to school with an empty stomach. This school year La Grange
ISD will participate in the Universal Free Breakfast Program. In the past, LGISD charged $1.30 for breakfast to students who did not qualify for the free
Thu
23
Jul

New Band Director Takes the Lead at LGISD

By H.H. HOWZE
This year’s LGHS marching band halftime music “will rock,” according to new band director, Keith Riley. The custom program “Rock
Phases” will feature musical themes from the ‘60s and ‘70s arranged by Barry Hurt Music of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, “a small business dedicated to
Thu
23
Jul

Egg Shortage Not Going Over Easy for Local Bakeries

By ANDY BEHLEN
You can’t make kolaches without cracking a few eggs, and the national egg shortage has some local bakers feeling the heat.
The price of eggs ticked up 85 percent in June following an outbreak of avian flu in the nation’s chicken flocks. As many as 40 million laying hens have
Mon
20
Jul

‘La Grange’ Featured in Most Recent Texas Monthly

La Grange made it into the cover story of the July edition of Texas Monthly magazine. In a piece titled “The Secret History of Texas Music,” writer Michael
Hall delves into the background stories on 25 of Texas’s most iconic songs, and ZZ Top’s “La Grange” came in at number four.
 
Mon
20
Jul

World Champ Balloonist Visits FEC Event

Anyone driving near the Knight of Columbus Hall Wednesday night in La Grange might have seen an amazing sight as a massive hot air balloon
was inflated in the grassy area next to the hall. It was part of the festivities for Fayette Electric Cooperative’s annual meeting
 
Mon
20
Jul

Eat Like a Queen – A Former Buckingham Palace Chef Part of Cooking Classes That are Growing in Popularity

La Grange’s Le Petite Gourmet Shoppe, owned and operated by Donella Dopslauf-Cernosek, a gourmet enthusiast, offers several services − topof-
the-line cookware, gourmet food, sauces and spices. A growing area of the business it the store’s cooking classes for the professional and novice cook.
 
Thu
16
Jul

Animal Excitement at Library

There have been programs every Wednesday morning in La Grange as part of the Fayette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. This week, Michael
Hicks, the director of the Capitol of Texas Zoo in Cedar Creek came to town with some special visitors
 
Thu
16
Jul

TxDOT to Hold Open Houses About Historic Truss Bridges

If you traveled along a local Texas road in the late 19th and early 20th century, you would more than likely come upon a new metal truss bridge spanning
a creek or stream. One example is the one that spans the Colorado River on Business Highway 71 in La Grange.
 
Mon
13
Jul

Pair of Rollovers Thursday

A pair of rollover accidents kept Fayette County first responders busy on Thursday, July 9, however, no one was injured in either incident. The first happened on Interstate 10 near the FM 609 exit in Flatonia. Highway Patrolman Paul Kohleffel investigated the accident.

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