Society

Mon
18
Aug

Shine Time Talent Show

At The Remnant Church in La Grange on Wednesday Aug. 13, 27 children and youth (ages two through high school) participated in the 3rd Annual “Shine Time” Talent Show. The purpose of this talent show comes from Matthew 5:16 - “Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” 
 
Mon
18
Aug

Lemonade Stand Benefits AMEN

On Monday morning, Aug. 11, a group of La Grange kids set up a lemonade stand to raise money for AMEN. They raised $135. Pictured left to right are Tanner Finch, 3 years old; Walker Finch, 7 years old; Grady Kocian, 4 years old; Hannah Gross, 5 years old; Hunter Gross, 4 years old; and Carter Finch, 5 years old).  
 
Thu
14
Aug

Walhalla Extension Education Club Meets July 20

The Walhalla Extension Education Association Club met July 20 in Weimar for a barbecue get-together hosted by Norma
Brown. There were 36 members, spouses and friends present. Everyone brought a covered dish and sat around visiting with members they hadn’t seen in a while. Four members celebrated birthdays for the month. The next meeting will be Aug. 17 at the E.H. Kichen located at the Fayette County Fairgrounds at 3:30 p.m.
 
Thu
14
Aug

New iPads for Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool

Because of a grant from the Texas Women’s League, there will be iPads for each classroom at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool. Becky and Philip Weikel have been busy downloading educational apps so the staff will be able to use them
this fall. Becky took time to demonstrate their use to summer school students and staff.
 
Thu
07
Aug

La Grange High School Class of 1949 Reunion

The 1949 Class of La Grange High School held its 65 year reunion at the Oaks Restaurant in Warrenton recently. A cool atmosphere was enjoyed to visit and remember important events of their school days. Departed classmates were remembered in prayer. Attending were in front, left to right, Junell (Buscha) Ladewig, Virginia (Munsch) Hitt, Myrtle (Stahmer) Harbers, Joyce (Zigal) Rohde, Dorothy (Blaha) Svetlik, Josie (Hartmann) Muske, Elva (Bunte) Bohot, back, Ed. Giese, Lawrence Baron, Weldon Behrens, Alfons Weigelt, Charleen (Wessels) Koopmann, Genelda (Citzler) Stahmer, Dolly (Vacula) Newton, Jospeh Kudlacek, Mabel (Hengst) Lopez, and Ruth (Albrecht) Hensel.
 
Thu
07
Aug

St. James A.M.E. 140th Church Anniversary

The members of St. James A.M.E. Church in Weimar, cordially invite the community to attend their 140th Church Anniversary
and Homecoming on Aug. 10, at 3:30 p.m. The oldest church in Weimar was established in February 1874, when the railroad reached the area. A town called Weimar came into being.
 
Mon
04
Aug

Shelby Petras, Jason Zbranek Married in Hostyn on June 17

Shelby Lynn Petras and Jason Matthew Zbranek were united in marriage on June 14, 2014 at the Queen of the Holy Rosary
Catholic Church in Hostyn with Father Dan Kahlich and Deacon John McCourt officiating. Shelby is the daugher of
Thomas and Melissa Petras of Hostyn. Grandparents of the bride are the late George and Hilda Petras of La Grange and
Joe and Jocelyn Henneke of Frelsburg.
 
Mon
04
Aug

Hermann Sons Members Receive Pins

On Saturday, July 5, Rutersville Sons of Hermann Lodge No. 152 held their “Family Fun Night” at which time several members had pins presented. Four members had their “60” year pins presented by Kimberly Krueger, Grand VP, Fraternal and one member had her “70” year and also a “50” year pin was presented. Pictured are President Jo Ann Mueller, Lloydell Keilers (60), Leon Heintschel (50), Erwin Bayer (60), Delta Mischer (60), Light Liebscher (60) and presenter, Kimberly
Krueger, Grand VP, Fraternal 
 
Thu
31
Jul

Korean War Veterans Honored

Korean War veterans were honored prior to the July meeting and meal at the VFW Hall in La Grange. The veterans were given citations for their service. They and their spouses sat at a patriotically decorated table with a welcome sign and a decorated cake reading “Korean War Armistice, July 27, 1953.”
 
Mon
28
Jul

Schulenburg Festival Pageant

Pageant winners from left: second runner-up Young Miss Schulenburg Brenna Hull, second runner up Little Miss Schulenburg Bailei Vavra, first runner-up Little Miss Schulenburg Michaela Kollmann, first runner up Little Mister Dakoda Wick, first runner up Young Miss Mya Windmill 
 

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