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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. 
 
Mon
13
Oct

38th Annual Lickskillet Fest Offers Food, Fun This Weekend

Lickskillet Days have returned to Fayetteville with every moment a tribute to this historic community. The fun kicks off  Saturday, October 18 with the annual 5K Lickskillet Painted Fun Run/ Walk at 8:30 a.m. This event starts and ends at the Fayetteville School, on 618 North Rusk. Every participant will receive a prize after completing the run. For information, e-mail
 
Mon
13
Oct

Barn to be Designated as Texas Czech Ag Museum on Saturday

This Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m., a new barn in the Czech Village of the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La
Grange will be dedicated to the Texas Czech Farmer. The public is invited to a short ceremony in front of the barn followed by a tour of the new barn. 
 
Mon
13
Oct

New Gospel Stage Play Here Saturday

In the aftermath of a very successful gospel stage play held earlier this year that drew 700 spectators to the La Grange 
ISD auditorium, a new play put on by the same folks is being staged Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. back at the school auditorium.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Groundwater Stays Here Official Says

Water marketers haven’t inquired about tapping Fayette County aquifers yet, but an oil company sought permission to drill a well in the county and pipe the water to its oil well in an adjacent county, according to Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District general manager David Van Dresar. Van Dresar told the company to look closer to home.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Big Changes Coming on South Side of Courthouse Square

The end of an era for one prominent La Grange business nears and another plans a move, as an exciting new chapter for a third local company begins. The owners of D&Z Man’s Shop (245 W. Travis St. on the south side of the courthouse square) have finalized the sale of their building to Katy Sweet Confectioners, the candy company that currently operates west of La Grange on Highway 71.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Old Flatonia Clinic Bought at Curbside Auction

The former Flatonia Community Clinic building at 113 W. South Main Street in that city, was auctioned at a Sheriff’s sale on the courthouse square in La Grange Tuesday morning. The building, its fixtures and the land it sits on – everything except medical records – were purchased for $35,000 by the only bidder, Abe Ajrami, CEO and owner of TLC Staffing in Victoria.
 
Thu
09
Oct

Local Celebrates 70 Years of Being a Nun

The Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery in Lisle, Illinois recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of monastic profession of Sister Mary Agnes Kallus, Order of St. Benedict. Kallus is a native of Hostyn
 

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