Thursday, December 18, 2014
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By JEFF WICK   It wasn’t a win Tuesday for the La Grange girls basketball team, but there were some things to be enthused about in a 43-37 loss to El Campo, said Lady Leps head coach Amy Fritz. “I’m encouraged,” said Fritz. “El Campo is a... + continue reading
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The La Grange Main Street Advisory Board is pleased to announce two new board members for 2015. Danielle Holladay from Woodmen of the World is brand new to the Main Street Program and Gary Niesner of D&G Office Supplies is a returning board member who is currently chair of the Main... + continue reading
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Fayette County Habitat for Humanity organized a clean-up day recently for a local resident who lost her home in a fire in the West Point area. The many volunteers helped clean up debris and collect scrap metal for the homeowner, Diane Barta, to sell.   To view more... + continue reading
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By WILLIAM DOMINIC ZELUFF   While watching the sun set on his property Wayne Fox, a businessman from Houston had a revelation. He was inspired to build a chapel on his land, located off Highway 71 in West Point. Both he and his business partner, Ken Melber, have wives with... + continue reading
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By H.H. HOWZE   Norman Schultz knows where the bodies were buried out on the 10-square-mile LCRA/FPP property, formerly the site of Biegel, the oldest German settlement in Fayette County. He also knows where they were reburied. That happened because 2,400 acres of the site... + continue reading

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12/18/2014
La Grange certainly has a lack of public transportation, but that will change in the new year. Capitol Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) is introducing new service in the city of La Grange on January 5, 2015.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading
12/18/2014
By LARRY JACKSON   With a check from the State Comptroller for December of nearly $200,000, La Grange popped past the $2.2 million mark in sales tax revenue for 2014. In fact, all six of Fayette County’s incorporated towns ended the year with sales tax gains thanks to... + continue reading

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Not all Santa’s helpers live at the North Pole – in fact, one of the biggest toy importers in these parts lives near High Hill and works year round, not just at Christmas-time. His name is Maynard Warnken and his company, Classic Sales and Marketing in Dallas, represents... + continue reading
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On Friday, Dec. 19, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool will present “A Bunch of Gifts for Christmas” at 11 a.m. at 800 North Franklin Street. All classes will sing Christmas songs, and the older students will be in costumes as Mary, Joseph, angels, shepherds, wisemen, the star, and... + continue reading
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Hand-crafted presents are always a good way to give something unique and extra special at Christmas. Here is a round-up of hand-made goods available in the county for you to stuff your stockings with this year.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading

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By JEFF WICK   It wasn’t a win Tuesday for the La Grange girls basketball team, but there were some things to be enthused about in a 43-37 loss to El Campo, said... + continue reading

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By ED STERLING   AUSTIN — On Dec. 11, a Senate-House joint committee empaneled to adopt a sufficient balance for the state’s “rainy day fund”... + continue reading

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The La Grange Main Street Advisory Board is pleased to announce two new board members for 2015. Danielle Holladay from Woodmen of the World is brand new to the Main Street Program and Gary... + continue reading