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Thu
13
Nov

Schmeckenfest Plans Finalized for Dec. 4

La Grange’s wassail tasting and Christmas celebration on the Fayette County Courthouse Square will take place Thursday, 
Dec. 4 from 5-8 p.m. The festivities will include over 20 wassail-tasting stations and 10 booths with food and Christmas treats. Make sure to come hungry – there will be everything from BBQ sandwiches to gumbo to chicken soup to frito pie to baked goods. 
 
Thu
13
Nov

Local Students Honor Veterans Day

Images from Tuesday’s Veterans Day events at LGISD: Clockwise from top left: Students walk up with family members who are Veterans to place a special star on a flag in front of the school
 
Mon
10
Nov

It’s Already a Record Year for Local Sales

Last year, La Grange broke $2 million in sales tax revenue for this first time ever. This year, the town punched past $2 million
in just 11 months. A check for $182,822 as its November share of sales taxes collected in La Grange pushed the 2014 total to record territory. With $2,010,677 in 11 months, La Grange is running 7.3 percent ahead of last year’s pace.
 
Mon
10
Nov

Flowers From Above For the Fallen

If you look closely at the photo above you can see flowers falling from inside the Commemorative Air Force plane as it flies overhead Sunday at the 52nd annual Praha Veteran’s Day Services. The flower drop was part of a solemn morning of  activities to honor all veterans, but the fact that the event takes place in Praha is of special importance because this 
small community of just a few hundred in southern Fayette County lost nine men in WWII
 
Mon
10
Nov

Two Big Developments for Kids in Need

Last week were two big developments to help better serve the children of Fayette County. On Wednesday, above, the
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) organization held the ribbon cutting of their new La Grange office at 255
Svoboda Lane.
 
Thu
06
Nov

Hegar’s Win Means Lots Of Shifting

You can’t tell the players without a program. Two area elected officials whose districts include Fayette County will move up the political food chain after winning new offices in Tuesday’s general election. State senator District 18 Glenn Hegar is now the Comptroller of Public Accounts-elect, which will leave his senate seat open after he takes office early next year
 
Thu
06
Nov

A Sweet Success Story

What’s kosher, gluten-free, all natural, locally made, distributed nationwide and coming to the La Grange courthouse square? If you guessed KatySweet Confectioners, you may, for a modest sum, treat yourself to one of their delicious pecan pralines.
 
Thu
06
Nov

Peck to Speak at Special Veterans Event

The Round Top Area Historical Society is once again proud to host a coffee honoring our local veterans for all of their
sacrifices to our county. The event is Sunday, Nov. 9 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the courthouse on the Round Top square.
The guest speaker is Air Force Captain Dick Peck formerly of Round Top, but now living in La Grange. Everyone is welcome to this free presentation and we invite all veterans and their families to join us and share with us their experiences during their service
 
Mon
03
Nov

County Bucks Trend by Staying Rural

Bucking the trend of a gradual loss of farm, ranch or forest lands across the state, Fayette County actually showed a 2.08 percent increase in those kinds of land use over the years 1997-2012, according to latest survey by the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources.
 
Mon
03
Nov

Fayette County Quadruplets Growing Fast

Friday we sent out a request on social media for local folks to send us photos of their co-workers or kiddos dressed for Halloween, and we got some great submissions (many more appear on Page A10) today but by far the cutest was this shot of the now nine-month old Archibeque quadruplets from Round Top. From left to right are Daniel, Evelyn, Waylon and Ellie all sitting in their own little pumpkins to celebrate Fall.
 

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