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Drug Dog Sniffs Out $2.2 Million in Heroin

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit uncovered 22 kilos of Heroin during a traffic stop on Thursday morning. According to a report from the Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Randy Thumann and his K-9 partner “Lobos” were patrolling Interstate 10 about three miles west of Flatonia shortly before 8 a.m. on July 9 when Thumann stopped a Ford Expedition towing a trailer for a traffic violation.

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Retiring Old Glory

The Shelby American Legion Post 602 held a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Saturday, June 11th. Participating in the ceremony were members James Zapalac and Phillip Stein in the background displaying the United States and American Legion flags.

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Thu
09
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As ZZ Top Hype Grows, Leaders Say Preparation is Key

What if you threw a party and 30,000 people showed up? That’s what Fayette County Fair organizers, local emergency managers and state and local law enforcement officials are
anticipating as they get into the nuts and bolts of preparations for the ZZ Top concert Saturday, September 5

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09
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Getting Tired

Coaches get pretty creative with the voluntary workouts that are part of the La Grange ISD summer athletic program. Here a quartet of La Grange high school football players lift and flip tractor tires outside the weight room at the football field.

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Thu
09
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Heavy Rains Uncover River Treasures

With the heavy rains this spring, all sorts of treasures may have been unearthed on or near the banks of the Colorado River around here

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Mon
06
Jul

FCC Grants License For a Public Radio Station in La Grange

An Austin-based group hoping to build a non-commercial public radio station in Fayette County is one step closer to their goal. The Federal Communications Commission approved an application from the nonprofit media group Austin Airwaves for a station at 89.1 on the FM dial

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06
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Fatal Accident Near Ellinger

The Independance Day Holiday got off to a deadly start on Friday, July 3, when one person
died in an accident near Ellinger.

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06
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A Festive Fourth

Whether you were among the thousands of people who lined the parade route in Round Top, or among the thousands who viewed the fireworks over the Frisch Auf!

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06
Jul

Spy Shop Opens for Business in La Grange

Think someone might be spying on you? If you visit the newlyopened La Grange Spy Shop at 189 S. Brown Street and chat with manager Jason Strickland about his inventory, you may have cause to wonder.

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Thu
02
Jul

Frankie Srubar Calls it a Career After a Lifetime with LGISD

By JEFF WICK
The way 60-year-old Frankie Srubar figures it, 54 years at one place is long enough. This week Srubar, the head of the maintenance department at La Grange Independent School District officially retired. He was the longest serving employee of the district, having worked full-time for 42 years, and during the summers three years prior to that when he was in high school.

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