Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Before the sun rises on Saturday, Sept. 20, Blinn College Government Professor Brian  Cravens will slip on his running  shoes and embark on a more than 45-mile trek across Fayette County. Cravens has been running  ultramarathons, races of more than 26.2... + continue reading
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City of La Grange workers and members of the La Grange fire department responded to this utility pole fire Monday morning on Washington Street.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
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The Patriot Day Ceremony on the La Grange courthouse square was held in misty conditions, but that did not damper the spirit of the people who turned out to salute local first responders. The crowd consisted of members from various fire departments, police departments, and EMS... + continue reading
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The La Grange High School Cross Country team has had a successful start to their season. After three weeks of practice the Leopards opened with a meet in Gonzales. This course was run in a different format than usual meets. It was run as a relay.   To view... + continue reading
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There is no question that the La Grange football team is getting a lot of state-wide respect after starting the season with three consecutive wins over Liberty Hill, Columbus and La Vernia. And the Leps deserve every bit of that respect. That win  over Liberty Hill... + continue reading

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09/18/2014
Sometimes optimists get it right. After discussions with Abe Pace, chief of the Fayette County Firefighters Association and La Grange fire chief Frank Menefee, Fayette County Judge Ed Janecka unilaterally lifted the burn ban Monday, Sept. 15. County commissioners are scheduled to make it... + continue reading
09/18/2014
Computers are a wonderful thing – until they’re not. Our society has become so dependent on the technological world that when it shuts down, so do we. In the past we have had problems with a fiber optic cable being cut, or a temporary shut down of our internet provider. At those... + continue reading

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By H.H. HOWZE.   If the fall antiques shows are here, can it not be fall? A welcome weather change last weekend set the stage for thousands of visitors who will converge on Fayette County during the remainder of the month and the first week of October. Tents are already... + continue reading
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By JEFF WICK.   The folks at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange took the ALS Icebucket challenge to a whole new level. Thursday three members of the staff at the hospital were doused by 150 gallons of water mixed with eight bags of ice – all dumped from... + continue reading
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Schulenburg held its homecoming festivities last week, capped off by Friday’s football game. At that game the homecoming royalty was announced. Shown above, from left to right are Band Sweetheart Mallory Vrazel and Band Beau Albert Velazquez, Football Sweetheart Kelsie Fietsam,... + continue reading
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The La Grange High School Cross Country team has had a successful start to their season. After three weeks of practice the Leopards opened with a meet in Gonzales. This course was... + continue reading

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Computers are a wonderful thing – until they’re not. Our society has become so dependent on the technological world that when it shuts down, so do we. In the past we have had... + continue reading

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The descendants of John August and Mary Klaevemann Koenig met this past Saturday at the Moravia Hall in Lavaca County to celebrate the 98th birthday of Paul Edmond Gerhard Koenig and to... + continue reading