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11
Aug

Expect Delays on 77 in Schulenburg

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced that due to work on the bridge over US 77 in Schulenburg, the highway will be closed to traffic from Monday (yesterday) through Thursday of this week from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
 
Mon
11
Aug

The Queen Rides Again

In February, Paige Norsworthy, a student at La Grange High School, suffered near fatal injuries in a horseback riding accident. But this weekend, in an emotional portion of another successful Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse rodeo, Norsworthy was crowned Rodeo Queen Saturday night after a long road to recovery. She is shown above carrying in the American Flag during the National Anthem before Saturday night’s performance
 
Mon
11
Aug

Candidates Treasure Their Past

Dr. Jimmy Helms has built an extensive recreation of an old west town he calls “New Dubina” in the far southeastern part
of Fayette County. But he said few of structures he has built and/or restored mean as much to him as his newly completed “New Dubina Cultural Center.”
 
Mon
11
Aug

Even at 100, Hoefer Misses Hard Work of Living in the Country

Riding in a Model T and going to dances in Rutersville are wonderful memories for Edna Hoefer. Hoefer, who was born in
1913, the year of the great La Grange flood, was born in the family home in Plum. She was one of ten children with five sisters and four brothers
 
Thu
07
Aug

43 Delinquent Properties Auctioned

A small crowd gathered on the courthouse square Tuesday to listen, and perhaps bid, as Fayette County Central Appraisal District attorney John Banks auctioned off three properties for delinquent taxes. Two sold and one property, the recently-burned Lafayette Apartments, was pulled from the list due to legal issues. Fourteen of 44 trust properties offfered by sealed bid also sold
 
Thu
07
Aug

Band Starting Off On a High Note

The first day of school at La Grange ISD is Monday Aug. 25 but hundreds of local students are already hard at work on campus. While athletes began practice Monday, the Flag and Drum Corps of the La Grange High School band have actually been practicing since July 21
 
Thu
07
Aug

Dolce and Gabbana Founder Shops Downtown La Grange

Is La Grange becoming a new international shopping mecca? Consider this – five Italian men, dressed like tourists (except that they were carrying “little man-purses,” according to an observer) walked into at least three shops on the La Grange
square Monday and bought “lots of stuff,” according to one shopkeeper
 
Mon
04
Aug

And You Think It’s Hot Outside?

Afternoon temperatures that approached the triple-digits last week didn’t stop these workers atop the Casino Hall in La Grange as they work to put a new roof on the century-old building. It’s all part of a multi-million dollar complete renovation that is expected to be finished by next summer
 
Mon
04
Aug

La Grange EDC Pledges $30,000 to Habitat for Humanity

The City of La Grange Economic Development Corporation (LGEDC) has partnered with Fayette County Habitat for
Humanity in an effort to support and sustain the continued development of affordable housing here in La Grange.
The La Grange Economic Development Corporation recently committed $30,000 in funding to assist Fayette County
Habitat for Humanity with the purchase of building materials for new home construction. Fayette Habitat for Humanity
plans to construct two new homes here in La Grange with construction scheduled to begin in January 2015
 
Mon
04
Aug

Rodeo Comes to Town

The 6th annual Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo will be held Aug. 8-10, three miles south of La Grange on FM 609.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. on Sunday. In addition to the regular rodeo events, entertainment this year includes Superior Horseman Jerry Diaz, who will be at the rodeo all three days and Mutton Bustin (55 lbs and under) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
 

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