Society

Thu
15
Jan

Kozel Receives Doctorate

Elizabeth Ludmila Kozel, daughter of Albert and Rita Pokluda Kozel of Swiss Alp/Hostyn, received her Doctorate of
Physical Therapy on Dec. 12, 2014 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Science in St. Augustine, Fla. where
she graduated with honors
 
Mon
12
Jan

Casino Hall Work Continues

Construction supervisor Jimmy Driscoll (right) shows Scott Byler, City of La Grange economic development director, the original vault door in Casino Hall that he and his workers are refurbishing. 
 
Mon
12
Jan

Fayette County 4-Hers Compete in District Food Show

On Saturday, Jan. 3, the District 11 4-H Food Show and  Food Challenge took place in La Grange at the Randolph  Recreation Center. The Food Challenge is a unique opportunity for 4-H members to participate in a fun and innovative food and nutrition competition. 
 
Thu
08
Jan

Locals Participate in Team Butterfly

Butterflies are beautiful, strong but delicate creatures capable of reaching infinite heights. And a group of La Grange “butterflies” can also run and walk.
 
Thu
08
Jan

Celebration of the Feast of Days

For the eighth year, a Mass was held on Dec. 28 in the Monument to the Innocents, two miles west of Flatonia. Prior to the Mass, a rosary was led by Georgie Cerny from Praha (Czech), and by Elizabeth Bishop and Theresa Migl (English), and Mercedes Torres and Kary Muniz (Spanish), all from Austin.
 
Mon
05
Jan

Round Top Hermann Sons Lodge Presents Membership Pins, Humanitarian Award

The Round Top Hermann Sons Lodge No. 151 recently awarded Lila Garlin as the lodge’s Humanitarian Award 
recipient. Since her retirement, Lila Garlin has become an active, dedicated member and volunteer in many local organizations. During the last year, she has served in officer positions as Vice President of the Round Top Hermann Sons Lodge 151, President of the Carmine Lions Club and Treasurer of the Round Top Area Historical Society.
 
Mon
05
Jan

Friendship Club Donates to Animal Shelter

Saturn Friendship Club is a social club that makes donations to worthy causes. This year members voted to make their annual donation to the Gardenia E. Janssen Animal Shelter in La Grange. Members come from Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette, Gonzales and Lavaca Counties and meet monthly at The Cistern Schoolhouse
 
Wed
31
Dec

VFW Post 5254 And Ladies Auxiliary Present Awards

Charleen Koopmann and Dick Frenzel present Avery Behrens with his award as winner of Voice of Democracy $500 scholarship for the second year in a row. Theme was “Why Veterans Are Important to our Nation’s History and Future.”
 
Mon
29
Dec

Guest Speakers at Luncheon

The Smith-McMillan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its annual Christmas Luncheon at the 
Fritsch Aif Valley Country Club on Saturday, December 6. Guest speakers Major Hope Use and Captain Chas Use spoke
on “Life as Married U. S. Army Officers in the War With Iraq.”
 
Mon
22
Dec

Dig It Preschool Earns Award

Stacie Karstedt, owner and preschool teacher of Dig It Preschool and Childcare was presented with a Technology Award for outstanding use of technology in her classroom. This preschool program is part of a Preschool Early Learning Technology Project through Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Child Care Services. Stacie successfully integrated the technology component into the regular classroom routine.
 

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