Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 3:35pm
By PAUL SCHENCK
The first Christmas Trail of Lights on Monument Hill for 2015 will open on Saturday, December 5. Two weekend events will follow on Dec. 11 and 12, and on Dec.18 and 19. The lighted trail leads through familiar paths along the wooded hillside adorned with thousands of lights in festive displays of Christmas scenes. At the historic Kreische House built in 1855, visitors can stop for refreshments and entertainment in the solid stone mansion. It will be alive with music.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 3:33pm
The Faith P. and Charles L. Bybee Foundation made a donation to the Mini Horse Helpers last week. Steve Ditsler of the Bybee Foundation stated the following: “While the Bybee Foundation was established with a focus to preserve the architectural and decorative arts legacy of German-American immigrants in Central Texas, the foundation really believes in what Mini Horse Helpers is doing. Helping children overcome challenges and strengthening families is a goal we believe in and are glad to support.”
Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 3:31pm
By ANDY BEHLEN
Local folks might want to start saving their spare change for a new store that is set to open in La Grange. Dollar Tree, a national chain that sells every item for $1 or less, confirmed this week their plans to open a store in La Grange. La Grange city manager Shawn Raborn told the Record last week that the company submitted a site plan for a store location near the Hampton Inn, at the intersection of Old Plum Highway and TX-71 Business.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:55am
The low water crossing at Lane Pool Road southeast of La Grange has been closed due to renovations at the Lane Pool Creek crossing. Pct. 4 Commissioner Tom Muras said his crew closed the crossing last week after noticing that one of the old steel culvert pipes had nearly rusted away, leaving a two-to three-foot void under the concrete roadway.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:53am
The weather is supposed to be clear but cold Thursday night, the perfect combination for sipping wassail and welcoming Santa as the annual Schmeckenfest celebration happens on the courthouse square in La Grange from 5-8 p.m.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:51am
With his bright red shirt on Saturday morning Doug Janda blends right in as he stands amongst the 10,000 individual poinsettia plants that were on display (and for sale) at the 20th annual Hostyn Hill Greenhouses’ Open House.
Published by News Staff on Wed, 11/25/2015 - 1:07pm
The countdown to Schmeckenfest has begun and this year organizers say the celebration will be bigger than ever. Enjoy the 8th annual festive kick-off to the Christmas season on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.