Society

Thu
24
Apr

Combined Community BBQ Cook-Off May 30-31

Combined Community Action will hold their annual Recess  on the River BBQ Cook- Off to benefit the “Meals on Wheels” Program on May 30 and 31 at Riverbend Park in Smithville. The cook-off is IBCA sanctioned and entry is $125 per team for Brisket, Pork Spare Ribs and Chicken 
 
Thu
24
Apr

Fitzpatrick, Garcia To Wed

Dr. Michael and Diana Fitzpatrick of La Grange are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of
their daughter, Brynn Allyson Fitzpatrick, to Allen Michael Garcia, son of Josie Delgado and Pete Garcia of Schulenburg. Brynn is a 2007 graduate of La Grange High School
 
Mon
21
Apr

Fayetteville Horror Movie Wins Award in Houston

Filmmakers Kevin Coleman and Kirk Loudon held the world premiere of their film “Dawn of the Crescent Moon” during last week’s WorldFest Houston International Film Festival. Much of the film was shot in Fayetteville and at Fayette Lake. The film screened to a full house at the AMC Studio 30 on Dunvale on Saturday, April 5 and was rewarded an encore screening to close the festival.

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Mon
21
Apr

Winchester Area Civic Association sponsors a break point for the BP MS 150

The Winchester Area Civic Association sponsors a break point for the BP MS 150. Margaret and Tom Atkins, Sherwood and Rhoda Gersch, Richard and Barbara Schaefer, Marvy Gibbs, and Karen Derr were the official greeters and welcomed the riders to Winchester. They also provided coffee and Icees. Pictured front from left: Barbara Schaefer, Rhoda Gersch, Margaret Atkins, Marvy Gibbs; back: Richard Schaefer, Sherwood Gersch, Tom Atkins.

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Thu
17
Apr

Local 911 Dispatchers Honored

In 1991, Congress proclaimed  the second week of April as a national week of recognition annually dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety Telecommunicators. The week of recognition honors the thousands of men
and women nationwide who respond to emergency calls, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment, and render lifesaving assistance to the citizens of the United States 
 
Thu
17
Apr

Why Walk When You Can Ride?

I started school at Radhost in 1950. I walked to school along with my older brother and sister and a bunch of other kids
that joined us on our fourmile trek. In my second year of school, we hopped a ride on a stakebed truck carrying raw milk in ten-gallon cans. Mr. Fred Rohan was the milkman who kindly let us ride on the back of his flatbed stake truck each morning
 
Mon
14
Apr

VFW Welcomes Sheriff, Officers at March Meeting

Prior to the regular March meeting of the Veterans of Foreign Wars #5254 and its Ladies Auxiliary, Commander Dick
Frenzel introduced special guests Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek, Lt. David Beyer and two other officers who work with the narcotics department
 
Thu
10
Apr

Sarah Michelle Stevens, Jason Robert Lewis Married In Double Ring Ceremony Feb. 1

Sara Michelle Stevens and Jason Robert Lewis of San Antonio were married in the Sacrament of Matrimony during a
Nuptial Mass in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, San Antonio, Saturday afternoon, Feb. 1 at 3 p.m
 
Mon
31
Mar

Tannich-Brovec Family Hold 48th Annual Reunion March 2

Approximatly 36 decendants of the Tannich-Brovec union attended their 48th reunion on March 2, at the New Bielau 
Community Center near Weimar. After singing “God Bless America” Julius Bartek led us in prayer giving thanks for each
other and for our meal 
 
Mon
31
Mar

York is Deputy of the Quarter

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that CIT Investigator Michael York has been selected as the Deputy of the First Quarter 2014. This award recognizes a Deputy each quarter for their dedicated service to the citizens of Fayette County.
 

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