Society

Thu
06
Nov

Guajardo, De la Rosa to Wed

Mr. and Mrs. Luis Guajardo of La Grange announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Alexis Guajardo, to Carlos de la Rosa Jr., son of Carlos de la Rosa and Eimelda Zapata of Giddings.
 
Mon
03
Nov

Grand Champion Haunted House

Austen Diggs won Grand Champion with his spooky haunted house cake at the Sacred Heart Fall Festival. Making the house took four hours and it sold for $120 in the live auction, with the money donated to Sacred Heart School
 
Mon
03
Nov

LHS Book Club Attends Festival

Several members of the La Grange High School Book Club are pictured here reading their new books after an event-filled day at the Texas Teen Book Festival. The festival took place at St. Edward’s University in Austin on Saturday, Oct. 18.
 
Thu
30
Oct

Grand Champion at State Fair

Sierra Schulz, Fayetteville 4-H Club member, received Grand Champion ORAB (Other Registered American Breed) honors, with her E6 heifer, “McKenna’s Melodee,” at the State Fair Of Texas. Pictured from left is the judge, Angela Emshoff, McKenna Schulz, Levi Parks, Sierra Schulz and Jerry Emshoff
 
Thu
30
Oct

Swiss Alp-Washington Country Schools Reunite

The 19th Swiss Alp School Reunion and the 14th Washington School Reunion were held Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Oakridge
Restaurant in Schulenburg. Registration began at 11 a.m. Carolyn “Graeter” Tobola welcomed everyone. A total of 14 students and six guests attended. Six students were from Swiss Alp School and eight students were from Washington
school.
 
Mon
27
Oct

More Recognition for Shakespeare at Winedale

University of Texas Professor Emeritus Jim (Doc) Ayres and his successor at Shakespeare at Winedale, Professor James Loehlin, were honored with their second Shakespearean awards this year on Sept. 27 at the American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Theater in Staunton, Virginia. The Burbage Award, named for James Burbage, who built the first theater in London in 1576 called appropriately, “The Theater,” is made annually by the Center, recognizing extraordinary accomplishment in performing Shakespeare’s plays
 
Mon
27
Oct

LHS Class of 1964 Holds 50th Reunion

The La Grange High School Class of 1964 met for their 50th class reunion on Aug. 16 at 4 p.m. at the Rutersville Hermann  Sons Lodge Hall. Forty-two classmates were in attendance along with thirty spouses. The evening was spent with getting reacquainted, reminiscing, and just catching up on the last 50 years while enjoying snacks and drinks and a barbecue dinner
 
Thu
23
Oct

Vickie Grobe and Joshua Melnar Married June 21 in Columbus

Vickie Elizabeth Grobe and Joshua Adam Melnar were united in marriage on June 21, 2014 at Schneider Hall in Columbus.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Rita Grobe of Columbus and the granddaughter of the late Victor and Agnes
Struve of La Grange and the late George and Maxine Grobe of Blanco.
 
Thu
23
Oct

45th Annual Schellberg Family Reunion Held

The 45th get together of the descendants of Tobias and Emma Schellberg was held on Oct. 5 in the private dining room of  Riverside Café in La Grange. Among the family members were guests that included Pastor Willie and Lilly Rotter, Tim Lode  and Penny Ackermann. Pastor Rotter asked the blessing after which all enjoyed a delicious meal.
 
Mon
20
Oct

Ammannsville School Reunion Held

Thirty-one previous students attended the Ammannsville School Reunion held on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the KJT Hall in Ammannsville. Pictured seated from front: Dolly (Bohuslav) Klesel, Leonard Bartos, Stanley Dusek, Jerome Dusek, Bernice (Ermis) Ulbricht, Albert Schilhab, Winifred (Ermis) Vinklarek, Ann (Jalufka) Stone, Dorothy (Kossa) Mooring, Willie Bohuslav, and Fred Schram; second row: Patrick Pfertner, Larry Gene Osina, Leonard Sumbera, Allen Barta, Elaine (Mazurek) 
Hickman, Douglas Ivan Dusek, Clara (Cernosek) Christ, and Frank Cernosek    
 

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