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Mon
15
Dec

Give Hand-Crafted Local Presents This Year

Hand-crafted presents are always a good way to give something unique and extra special at Christmas. Here is a round-up
of hand-made goods available in the county for you to stuff your stockings with this year.
 
Thu
11
Dec

Two Shot During Pursuit of Stolen Vehicle on Highway 71

Two people were accidentally shot by a DPS Trooper during a high-speed car chase on US Highway 71 in Fayette County, Sunday evening about 7 p.m. The driver of the vehicle, Alfred Singer, 51, of San Antonio was evading law enforcement after
San Felipe police attempted to stop his vehicle on Interstate-10
 
Thu
11
Dec

‘Tis The Season of Giving

Expectant mothers in La Grange and the surrounding  areas have been enjoying the latest gift from the St. Mark’s 
Foundation to the local hospital. The foundation’s donation of $29,000 was used to purchase a new portable ultrasound
machine in the Medical Office building of St. Mark’sOB/GYN Dr. Michael DiClemente. Previously Dr. DiClemente had to send expectant mothers from the medical office building over to St. Mark’s next door if an ultrasound was needed during an appointment
 
Thu
11
Dec

Holiday Happenings Saturday

Among the other big events Saturday is the annual Country Christmas in Fayetteville with events all day long from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m., and the Christmas at Winedale from noon to 4 p.m. at the Winedale Historical Complex (3738 FM 2714).
 
Mon
08
Dec

Santa, Schmeckenfest Bring 1,300 to Downtown LG

The seventh annual Schmeckenfest took place Thursday in La Grange. It featured a myriad of fun activities for the community. The La Grange high school band marched around the square followed by several other floats and parade entries. Organizers said the festival attracted around 1,300 people this year.
 
Mon
08
Dec

Step Back in Time at Winedale Christmas

The annual “Christmas at Winedale” will be this Saturday, Dec. 13, from noon to 4 p.m. Take a ride on horse drawn carriages and wagons as you view the way the countryside might have looked in the mid- 1800s with historic homes, a one-room schoolhouse and folk life demonstrations. Admission is free and open to the public 
 
Thu
04
Dec

County Christmas Tree (A Cedar from Schulenburg) Chosen for Courthouse Lawn

The 2014 Fayette County Christmas tree was erected on the courthouse square in La Grange by Precinct 4 employees Monday. The large, symmetrical cedar came from Maynard and Sandi Warnken’s Rock’n W Ranch near Schulenburg. Precinct 4 commissioner Tom Muras said big cedar trees appropriate for the county Christmas tree are getting harder to find
 
Thu
04
Dec

‘Her Vision of the World Lives On’

A December exhibit entitled Tears in Heaven at the Green Door Gallery in La Grange will feature photographs by Caitlin Bartos Dieringer, a local photographer killed Aug. 20 2013, by a drunk driver. Dieringer was 21
 
Thu
04
Dec

$10,200 Awarded to 17 Area Fire Departments

The Fayette Community Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to supporting local organizations with their philanthropic 
endeavors, has received a grant for $10,200 from Fayette Electric Cooperative (FEC) and CoBank as part of the bank’s
matching grant program.
 
Mon
01
Dec

LG Kids Fuel Up to Play 60

If you watched parades or football games Thanksgiving day, you may have noticed young people wearing t-shirts with the logo “Play60.” They were participants in a national campaign called “Fuel Up to Play 60” to encourage healthier eating and at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily 
 

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