Thursday, July 10, 2014
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La Grange and Fayetteville volunteer fire departments were busy Monday afternoon and evening doing what they do – putting out fires. La Grange firefighters responded to a hay bale fire on Zimmerman Lane near FM 609 at 5:49 p.m. Upon arrival they discovered 19 round bales of hay on fire. La... + continue reading
Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Fourteen young women are vying for the title of 87th Fayette County Fair Queen. These ladies will receive their fair tickets Monday and can begin selling them immediately. The newly crowned Fair Queen will be the one who sells the most tickets.   To view more please log in or... + continue reading
Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Reacting to a front-page Houston Chronicle story Monday alleging a failure of stewardship of the historic Winedale properties by UT-Austin, Briscoe Center for American History director Don Carleton said in a phone interview that the Chronicle story “lacked balance.” The Briscoe... + continue reading
Thursday, July 10, 2014
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On back-to-back nights in Brenham, two more La Grange softball all-star teams won district titles. Monday, the La Grange Major Girls all-star team capped off their undefeated run through their district tournament with a 4-2 victory over Washington County. The La Grange Major Girls won all... + continue reading
Monday, July 7, 2014
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The thunderstorms that rolled through Fayette County on the afternoon of July 4 made for wetter and thus safer  conditions for those people popping fireworks, but that didn’t mean it was a quiet holiday for local firefighters. Friday afternoon at about 3:28 p.m., lightning struck... + continue reading

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It was an emotional scene seeing two young boys surprised by their father after he returns home from his tour of duty in Afghanistan. But how would this veteran be treated once he returns home for good? The jobless rate for veterans  returning from Iraq and Afghanistan is higher... + continue reading
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Monsignor Harry Mazurkiewicz (better known as Father Harry to most of us) died on Saturday, July 5. He was a great man who had an impact on many lives – mine being one of them. My first encounter with Father Harry was in the mid-1970s. I had just moved to La Grange, I was in junior high... + continue reading

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The longest continuous Independence Day celebration west of the Mississippi River drew visitors by the thousands to tiny Round Top (population 90) Friday for the annual July 4 festivities, which have been going on since 1851   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading
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A third local team has clinched a district all-star title. The La Grange Junior boys completed an undefeated run through their district tournament in Altair, capping it off with an 11-1 victory over Bellville in the title game Thursday night. To get to that title game over the last week, the La... + continue reading
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The members of the 2013 1A state champion Round Top-Carmine volleyball team rode atop a firetruck during the July 4th parade Friday in Round Top   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
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On back-to-back nights in Brenham, two more La Grange softball all-star teams won district titles. Monday, the La Grange Major Girls all-star team capped off their undefeated run through their... + continue reading

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It was an emotional scene seeing two young boys surprised by their father after he returns home from his tour of duty in Afghanistan. But how would this veteran be treated once he returns home... + continue reading

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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... + continue reading