Thursday, April 16, 2015
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By JEFF WICK When former district judge Dan Beck died Sunday night at home after a battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease at the age of 70, Fayette County lost one of its most important leaders. “Dan was an institution,” said Fayette County Judge Ed Janecka. “He... + continue reading
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Lightning struck a large oil storage tank outside La Grange Monday morning and ignited a fire. La Grange volunteer firefighters were called out at 6:12 a.m. Monday to 4816 FM 2145 to the Willie Taylor estate, where the center tank of three oil storage tanks owned by Entervest Operations LLC... + continue reading
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By ANDY BEHLEN & H. H. HOWZE BP MS-150 organizers were getting the Fayette County Fairgrounds ready Wednesday for 13,000 bicyclists, plus support staff. The rolling pack of fundraisers will call La Grange home for the night Saturday on its annual halfway point stopover... + continue reading
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The La Grange High School Wind Ensemble’s performance at UIL Concert and & Sightreading contest was hosted by UIL Region 18/26 at Bastrop ISD Performing Arts Center. The group garnered 1st Division ratings in both stage performance and sight-reading, sweeping the concert... + continue reading
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The La Grange softball team clinched its fifth consecutive district title and improved to 25-0 this season with a 19-0 victory at Smithville Tuesday. The Lady Leps slugged a whopping 10 extra base hits in this game, including a homer by Hatti Moore, three doubles by Kristy Bertsch and... + continue reading

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04/16/2015
The 2015 Relay For Life event in La Grange will take place April 25 from 6 p.m. to midnight at Leopard Stadium. This year’s theme is “Round Up Cancer.” Survivors and caretakers who have registered will be honored with a special meal on Tuesday, April 21, at the... + continue reading
04/16/2015
By JEFF WICK In the aftermath of the disposal of decades of old newspaper from the Fayette Heritage Museum and Archives – a decision that has sparked lots of local controversy – city staff provided a letter to members of the La Grange city council Monday... + continue reading

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By H. H. HOWZE Before there were volunteers riding bicycles to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, there were volunteers on snowmobiles. That was back in 1980 in Minnesota according to Carmine resident Vicki LaRue who was there at the beginning.   To... + continue reading
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By H. H. HOWZE The home of Bob and Marie Allen on Prairie Valley Road west of La Grange burned to the ground on Oct. 3, 2011. After traveling widely, the Allens had just settled into the gracious 19th century home for their retirement. Their house and all the furnishings including... + continue reading
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By JEFF WICK After playing everyone in District 21-4A once so far, some things have become clear for the La Grange baseball team. 1. It’s going to be an uphill battle to make it back to the playoffs for La Grange. 2. This young Leopards team’s got plenty of fight in... + continue reading
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The La Grange High School Wind Ensemble’s performance at UIL Concert and & Sightreading contest was hosted by UIL Region 18/26 at Bastrop ISD Performing Arts Center. The group... + continue reading

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By ED STERLING AUSTIN — Statewide authority to investigate and prosecute public corruption would be moved out of the Travis County District Attorney’s Office under Senate Bill 10,... + continue reading

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The 2015 La Grange Relay for Life will be held April 25 at Leopard Stadium and is being held in memory of Lawrence W. Ryza, who died of cancer May 28, 2014. Here is a look back at his... + continue reading