Monday night’s La Grange school board meeting was filled with topics of interest to the district, but few anticipated the announcement that superintendent Dr. Randy Albers made during the closed session near the end of the night. Albers informed the board that this would be his last year at LGISD.
A plane flying into the Fayette County Regional Air Center made a scary but safe landing after experiencing landing gear trouble in the air Tuesday. “My heart is still racing,” said a female passenger as she entered the airport lobby shortly after the plane touched down.
The Schulenburg City Council was set to hold public hearings and vote on the city’s 2016 budget and property tax rate at their meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, but those items were tabled for a future meeting after a local citizen complained that the City had not properly posted notice of the hearings.
Parents whose children were being transported by the LGISD bus system to the Randolph Recreation Center for after school activities can rest a little easier. The LGISD board voted to resume the bus service – at least for now.
Monroe Davis, 25, of La Grange, died Saturday when the car he was driving skidded out of control and struck a tree adjacent to Munke Road. Davis was pinned inside the car, a 2004 Mustang, which burst into flames after hitting the tree.
The sound of black powder rifle shots rang out over the Colorado River Valley as Monument Hill State Park held its annual Texas Heroes Day festivities Saturday honoring the men who fought for Texas Independence who are buried in the park.
For the first time in the 143 year history of the Round Top Schützen Verein, a son has followed his father as the “Shooting King” or Schützenkönig. Dillon Marburger succeeded his father Marvin as the champ in his first year as a member of the Round Top Rifle Association.
When the four and five year olds at the Remnant Church in La Grange started arriving for Splash Pad night Wednesday, they found their water play area already occupied. Earlier in the day, a pelican (a rare sight in these parts, for sure) had arrived at the church and was hanging around on the roof of one of the buildings.
As part of the Homecoming Festivities at La Grange High School Friday, these honorees were announced to the crowd before the football game. Left to right: Madison Dye was named Leopardette Sweetheart, Allen Keilers was named Football Beau and Lindsey Gerik was named Football Sweetheart.