Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 12:32pm
By ANDY BEHLEN
A convicted felon wanted by the U.S. Marshal’s Service got away after leading La Grange Police on a dramatic chase Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 8, but was found the next day hiding in a closet at his girlfriend’s apartment. The suspect, 29-year-old Reginald Bursey of Columbus, escaped custody after driving his vehicle into a 40-foot ravine and crashing upside down into a creek near the Colorado River southeast of La Grange.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 12:31pm
By H.H. HOWZE
Fayetteville is known for the number and quality of holiday lights and Christmas decorations at private residences – but one family, the Malotas, outshine the rest. Justin and Jean Malota at 203 Thompson Street have been decorating their house, garage and adjacent barn for seven years and “it just keeps getting bigger and bigger,” according to daughter Sandra Janish.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 12:29pm
Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Friday Dec. 4 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit stopped a Dodge 2500 4x4 on Interstate 10 at the 658 mile marker for a traffic violation.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 12:30pm
By ANDY BEHLEN
Donnie Dittrich stood over a steam-bellowing contraption inside the Hitching Post in Schulenburg last week, gently applying moisture and heat to a felt cowboy hat. “I guess I was about 14 or 15 years old when I started,” Dittrich said. “My dad showed me how.”
Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 3:39pm
By JEFF WICK
Who says pageants are all about gowns and crowns? La Grange High School senior Thekla McCarty said that before she was named first runner-up at the Miss Texas Teen USA contest in Houston Sunday, (besting over 80 young ladies from around the state in the process) she did a lot of talking about – of all things – welding. “The judges asked me a lot of questions about my interest in welding,” laughed McCarty, who is the daughter of Ken and Wendy McCarty.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 3:37pm
Taylor Jacob of Carmine has headed back to Las Vegas with her barrel racing partner Bo for the 2015 National Finals Rodeo. Jacob debuted at the 2013 National Finals as the Rookie of the Year and set the arena record for barrel racing at the Thomas & Mack Arena.