Flatonia Mayor Brian Milson presents the Flatonia FFA Nursery Landscape Judging Team with copies of a proclamation he signed honoring the team for winning state and advancing to the national competition.
Sacred Heart School in La Grange was the first Fayette County school to welcome back students Monday. St. Rose in Schulenburg begins Tuesday and the first day for public schools is next Monday. Here Sacred Heart students begin their first day back singing songs in the cafeteria
is included free in today’s newspaper. The 72-page “Veterans Voices” is a collection of emotional first-person recollections from 40 different Fayette County WWII veterans as told to Elaine Thomas. Some of these men have died since they were interviewed, but their stories, their Voices, live on.
Fayetteville and Round Top-Carmine have never had high school football teams before. But kids from both schools have joined forces to play six-man football on a private association team that debuts this fall – the Fayette County Panthers.
For such a small town, a lot of people have roots in Praha – just look at the size of its cemetery. And for the last 160 years they have followed the windy road to “Matícka Praha” for the big Czech homecoming known as the Pražská Pout. The picnic is held every year on August 15, the feast day for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the local Catholic Church’s patron saint.
A small group of Round Top locals watched the afternoon Republican candidate debate at the Stone Cellar pub in Round Top Thursday afternoon. The debate was for the seven candidates whose standing in recent polls didn’t place them among the top 10 candidates in the race. Among them was Fayette County resident Rick Perry.