Published by News Staff on Wed, 11/25/2015 - 1:01pm
By ANDY BEHLEN
La Grange City Council approved the memorial dedication of Northside Park to Sherman Griffin. Griffin was a city employee who died after he was attacked by a swarm of bees while mowing grass at the park on June 30, 2007. Griffin was 23 years old at the time.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:51am
By LARRY JACKSON
Don’t get too used to this much sales tax money, city manager Scott Dixon often cautioned the Flatonia City Council. La Grange city manager Shawn Raborn gave his council the same advice. And both obviously knew what they were talking about.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:49am
By H.H. HOWZE
Last August, Dorothy Shelby, a local artist whose husband Herbert is the pastor of the Concord Missionary Baptist Church in Round Top, met a preacher in La Grange who told her that a man had built a church for his congregation for free. The builder and donor, a man named Randy French is a successful College Station homebuilder. Dorothy said French had previously built and donated two La Grange area churches – one at Gay Hill and another, the Peaceful Rest Baptist Church, on Fannin Street in town.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:48am
By DENNIS SENTENAC
DeAnna was a eighteen-year old receptionist working at a funeral home in Beaumont; Jay D. was a thirty-six year old man from Amarillo. He was there selling consulting services to small town mortuaries. (To say that a place of dearly departed first brought them together has to make you grin.)
Published by News Staff on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:39am
By H.H. HOWZE
Fayette County commissioners approved an employee assistance program (EAP) for county law enforcement and emergency personnel Monday after a presentation by psychologist Tania Glenn of Tania Glenn and Associates in Austin.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:37am
Folks traveling through Round Top now have another reason to stop. Texas Department of Transportation installed a three-way stop signal at the intersection of State Highway 237 and FM 1457 in Round Top on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Workers installed solar-powered LED stop signs at the intersection as well.