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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
 
Thu
31
Jul

87th Annual Event Just a Month Away

Get ready for the 2014 edition of the historic Fayette County Fair. This year the dates are Thursday, Aug. 28 through Sunday, Aug. 31. The Fair is a true celebration of cultures, community, and tradition. The  event’s directors and a small army of
volunteers are in the final stages of preparation for fun for all ages on Labor Day weekend
 
Thu
31
Jul

Lobos, Thumann Help Bust a Cop-Gone-Bad

Last Friday afternoon a former police officer was arrested for attempting to transport drugs through Fayette County according to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek. Deputy Randy Thumann and his partner “Lobos” on patrol on I-10 near Flatonia stopped a vehicle traveling eastbound for a traffic violation.
 
Thu
31
Jul

WWI Started 100 Years Ago

One hundred years ago, this week, on July 28, 1914, World War I started. Many from Fayette County answered the call to serve their country in the conflict that eventually left nine million combatants dead worldwide, including dozens from Fayette County
 
Mon
28
Jul

Famed Charro Rider to Perform at Rodeo Here

In the five previous years of  the event, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo had never had anything quite like this.
All three nights of the rodeo in La Grange (Aug. 8-10 at the arena on FM 609) internationally known horseman Gerardo
“Jerry” Diaz will perform acts from the world of Mexican horsemanship and rodeo. 
 
Mon
28
Jul

Movie, Q-and-A, on the Dangers of Fracking to Be Held Here

Hydraulic fracking is going on all over this area as a new way to extract oil from the ground. A new documentary “Gasland Part II” which takes a look at fracking and its dangers, will be show free to the public at the Bugle Boy in La Grange on Aug. 
3 beginning at 2 p.m.
 
Mon
28
Jul

Flatonia Celebrates Opening of New Fire and Police Facility

Flatonia inaugurated its new combined fire and police facility Saturday, July 19 with a Grand Opening. The program consisted of a presentation by Congressman Michael T. McCaul’s office, a ribbon cutting and time capsule ceremony.
 

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