Society

Thu
18
Sep

Koenig Family Reunion Held at Moravia

The descendants of John August and Mary Klaevemann Koenig met this past Saturday at the Moravia Hall in Lavaca
County to celebrate the 98th birthday of Paul Edmond Gerhard Koenig and to reunite as a family as they have done annually since the 1950s. John August Gerhard Koenig immigrated to Fayette County along with his mother, Dorothea Dinklage “Dora” Koenig and siblings, Carl Christian “Charlie” Koenig and Dorothea Friederike “Frieda” Koenig Frank in the late 19th century, arriving in Galveston aboard the Trave on October 18th, 1889.
 
Thu
18
Sep

Women of Joy Conference

A group of ladies from Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in La Grange recently attended the Women of Joy Conference in San Antonio, a gathering of about 2000 Christian women from across the state and elsewhere. The women all described this conference as “life changing”.
 
Tue
16
Sep

Heading to Nationals

The 4-H State Horse Hippology Contest was held on Saturday, Sept. 6 in Scurry and two Fayette County Horse Clubs placed first in their divisions. This contest consisted of five phases including judging a halter and a reining class, a written examination, identification stations, slides, and a team problem presentation.

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Thu
11
Sep

Catholic Daughters No. 1962 Meets After Summer Break

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Annunciation No. 1962, met on Monday, Aug. 25, in the Msgr. Harry  Mazurkiewicz Parish Center. Preceding the meeting a light meal was served beginning at 6:30 p.m. with the following
members serving on the socials committee: Chairwomen Donna Faldyn and Gracie Fucik, Linda Gaddes, Debra Hajovsky, Jan Haynes, Sherry Hebert, Jennifer Henneke, and Patricia Henneke 
 
Thu
11
Sep

Guettler Baptism

Aaron Michael Guettler was baptized at Sacred Heart Catholic Church by Father Joseph Varickamackal on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, after the 5 p.m. Mass. Aaron is the son of Erich and Kim Guettler of Round Rock. Godparents are Kyle and Katie Janda of La Grange. Grandparents are Karen and TJ Janda of La Grange, Roland and Betsy Guettler, Jr. of Warda, and Debbie Guettler of Cameron
 
Mon
08
Sep

2014 Fayette County Fair Results

Here’s the final batch of Best of Department winners from the Fayette County Fair in the Creative Arts categories that we have been running in the last several editions of the paper. Rosettes were provided by the Fayette County Record.
 
Thu
04
Sep

Dog Days of Summer

Care Inn Nursing Home Rehab residents and rehab department staff in La Grange recently held a “Dog Days of Summer” pet food/supply drive. The drive benefited the Gardenia E. Janssen Animal Shelter
 
Thu
04
Sep

Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Roy and Marilyn (Mueller) Koehl were married Aug. 23, 1964 in Rutersville and celebrated 50 years of marriage on Saturday,
Aug. 23 in Fayetteville at St. John’s Catholic Church Recreation Center surrounded by family and friends. The celebration was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren with about 100 guests in attendance
 
Thu
28
Aug

Storyteller Elizabeth Ellis Comes to ARTS

Arts for Rural Texas is proud to bring Elizabeth Ellis, a professional storyteller to local schools as the first Fine Art assembly of the 2014-15 school year. Ellis will be performing for all age groups at local area ISD’s on Sept. 4 and 5 and will also perform a house concert performance at the Ross Gallery on the square in Fayetteville for the general public Thursday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. 
 
Thu
28
Aug

Locks of Love Donation

Shaylee McCoy, daughter of Quirt and Aleisha McCoy, donated 10 inches of hair to Locks of Love on Aug. 17. She is
pictured here with aunt, Tina Jecmenek of The Hair Venture 
 

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