Society

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 
 
Mon
28
Jul

Outstanding Guidance Educator

On July 16 in Houston, Kelley Lowes was recognized as the Outstanding Guidance Educator of the Year for the State of Texas by the Career and Technology Association of Texas. CTAT, along with the national organization, Association for Career and Technology Education, recognizes those individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to Career and Technical Education and exemplify the highest standards
 
Thu
24
Jul

McCoy, Hankins To Wed

Joe and Beverly McCoy of La Grange announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter Whitney Ayn to Jason Lad
Hankins, son of Bud and Linda Hankins of Victoria. Whitney is the granddaughter of the late Leon (Jim) and Betty
Schnell and the late Odis and Majorie McCoy and the great granddaughter of Otille Lindemann of Johnson City.
 
Thu
24
Jul

DAR Members Attend 123rd Continental Congress In D.C.

Since the founding of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in 1890, the organization has held
Continental Congress, its annual national meeting in Washington D.C. National, state and chapter leaders as well as other members from across the world meet at the DAR National Headquarters for a week during the summer to report on the year’s work, honor outstanding award recipients, plan future initiatives and reconnect with friends.
 
Mon
14
Jul

Smith-McMillan DAR Chapter Installs New Officers

Smith-McMillan Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, held their last meeting of this term at the home of member Mary Gunn in La Grange. The chapters’ special guest for this occasion was Pamela Rouse Wright, State Regent of Texas. Regent Jackie Head called the meeting to order, followed by the DAR opening ritual. Various officers and committee
chairmen then gave their end of year reports 
 
Thu
10
Jul

Slovakia Intern Welcomed

Pastor Lemae Higgs and United Evangelical Lutheran Church at Swiss Alp welcomes new summer intern Daniela
(Danka) Kissova from the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary in Bratislava, Slovakia. Danka will be serving at the
church until mid-September
 
Thu
10
Jul

Muenster, Kana Exchange Vows

Christine Adela Muenster and Rodney Allan Kana were united in marriage on March 29 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in High Hill with Father Tim Kosler officiating. Christine is the daughter of Charles Muenster Sr. and the late Frances Bettin Muenster. Grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Muenster of Schulenburg and the late Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Bettin Sr. of Needville
 
Mon
07
Jul

ell, Kirts Engaged

Mr. and Mrs. John Tidwell of Round Top announce the engagement of their daughter, Aline Elizabeth “Ali” Tidwell to
Patrick Allen Kirts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Kirts of Burton. Ali is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Linnie
Tidwell of Garland and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lovel of Hayward, Calif. Patrick is the grandson of Mrs. Patricia
Kirts and the late Mr. Lyle Kirts of Burton and Mrs. Joyce Spies and the late Mr. Glenver Spies of Waller.
 
Thu
03
Jul

Record in La Grange, Missouri

Nan and Ken Morris drove the Great River Road along the Mississippi River, stopping at the town of La Grange, Missouri,
to read the Fayette County Record. Nan tracked down ancestors in the area and they visited the homes of Mark Twain and Daniel Boone and several other historic sites.
 

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