Thursday, August 27, 2015
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When Pope Francis visits the United States next month, folks here might be surprised to learn that the man taking the pontiff’s photo for the Catholic News Service has a local connection. Paul Haring, senior photographer for CNS’s Rome Bureau, is the son of... + continue reading
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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On Monday the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit stopped a 2014 Chevy on Interstate 10 here for a traffic violation. Several criminal indicators were then observed and consent to search the vehicle was obtained. Sgt. Randy Thumann deployed his canine “Lobos” to conduct... + continue reading
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Five older brothers set  the example for World War II veteran Charles A. Frietsch of Schulenburg. Between 1942 and 1945, Walter, Emil, Victor, Alvin and WernerFrietsch of the High Hill community all served overseas at the same time. Therefore, it wasn’t ... + continue reading
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Charlie Brewer, who has restored ten historic homes inthis area, has taken on a new challenge – the historic Von Minden home located at a high point where Von Minden Road intersects SH 71 Bypass in La Grange. Brewer knows she has a big job ahead, but she... + continue reading
Monday, August 24, 2015
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Sometime between the dates of July 27 and August 13, unknown persons entered the RV storage area at Weeren Storage in La Grange and drove awaywith a 2010 26-foot Keystone Outback bumper pull travel trailer. The trailer is white and brown in color, and has a... + continue reading

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08/27/2015
Memories have a funny way of cropping up. While watching the news this week, I saw that an iconic man from my past died. Dr. James “Red” Duke passed away this week. I have many memories of watching him on KTRK, Channel 13 news. His red hair, his bushy mustache and his Texas... + continue reading
08/27/2015
AUSTIN — Texas Railroad Commission Chair David Porter on Aug. 19 spoke against America’s Clean Power Plan, a regulatory frameworkrolled out by the White House on Aug. 3. Texas is one of at least a dozen states lining up in opposition. Porter called the plan “anotherblatant... + continue reading

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HEB gave the LEPS Foundation a much-appreciated injection of cash earmarked for technology improvements at La Grange ISD Corporate and localrepresentatives from HEBpresented a big $25,000 check to the foundation on Thursday, August 20. To view more please log in... + continue reading
08/20/2015 - 0 comment(s)
After over 40 years in the fried chicken business, the Cernoch family of Gold ‘n Crisp Fried Chicken is ready to hang up the fryer basket.Owners Sidney and Emily Cernoch, both long past retirement age, say they’re ready to sell the place. To view more please... + continue reading
08/20/2015 - 0 comment(s)
Two fires in two days kept a pair of Fayette County fire departments busy early this week. On Monday, August 17, the Carmine Volunteer Fire Departmentreceived a call about a shed on fire near the “Y” in Carmine. A 911 call came in at 3:27 p.m. Carmine firefighter... + continue reading
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Some people say it’s not how you start, but how you finish. Those people haven’t been watching the La Grange football team the past couple of years. The Leopards currently... + continue reading

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Memories have a funny way of cropping up. While watching the news this week, I saw that an iconic man from my past died. Dr. James “Red” Duke passed away this week. I have many... + continue reading

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If you think you are seeing double at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool, you are, however, it is double times four. Of the sixty-eight studentsattending Mt. Calvary this fall, there are an amazing four... + continue reading