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Two Arrested, Three Still At Large Near Ellinger

Update June 1, 3:22 p.m. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office released the following statement this afternoon concerning the events in Ellinger early this morning:

CDA Court No. 1962 Has Texas State Court Memorial Scholarship Winners

In support of education, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas (CDA), Texas State Court awarded their annual Memorial Scholarships on May 1, 2020. Forty-six Memorial Scholarships totaling $44,000.00 were given to qualifying high school seniors of 2020. Courts throughout Texas sponsoring winners were notified and asked to present the scholarships on behalf of the Texas State Court; and Court…

 

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Martin Luther Lutheran Church Services to Resume

Martin Luther Lutheran Church will resume Saturday and Sunday worship services beginning June 6 and 7. The Saturday service is at 6 p.m. and the Sunday service at 10 a.m. Precautionary guidelines will be followed. The service will also be on the website.

 

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Schulenburg Deceased Veterans Honored

The Schulenburg Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion Post 143 put the United States of America flags on all deceased veteran graves on Memorial Day. This program started a number of years ago. They were put out on the graves in the morning and taken down the same day. Years later we decided to leave them all week long. We then decided to honor them by leaving the flags on the graves…

 

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Second Chance Emporium Slated to Resume Operations

Second Chance Emporium will resume accepting donations on Monday, June 1 and reopen for sales on Friday, June 5 adhering to state and county directives to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

 

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VFW, Auxiliary Meets May 19

Officers and members of the busy VFW Auxiliary of Post 5254 voted unanimously to hold their May 19 meeting by teleconferencing with President Vicki Latapie presiding.

 

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Cynthia Kulak Celebrates Graduation

Cynthia Kulak celebrated her graduation from the University of Texas with a small family gathering at her parents, Darrell and Dana Kulak’s, home. Cynthia and her friends, Rob Gomulak and Hailey, came in from Austin and were joined by Cynthia’s brother, Elton Kulak, and his girlfriend, Miko Anderson, from Houston.

 

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WACA Scholarship Deadline is June 30

The Winchester Area Civic Association will be offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Fayette County resident who is enrolled or will be enrolling in an institute of higher learning for careers in the professions of nursing, teaching, criminology/peace officer, fire sciences, dental, radiology imaging or EMT certification/paramedic. You must be enrolled in a college or approved program by the Fall of…

 

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Ellinger Arrests, I-10 Drugs

At approximately 12:30 a.m. Monday June 1, the Fayette County Sheriffs Office was advised of an incident that occurred in Austin and that the suspected vehicle was possibly headed into Fayette County on Hwy 71. Deputies located the vehicle and engaged in a pursuit. The vehicle eventually came to a stop in the Ellinger area where several subjects wearing all dark, long sleeve clothing fled from…

 

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Navidad Valley CattleWomen to Host Annual 5K Ranch Run

Navidad Valley Cattle-Women will hold their 7th Annual 5K Ranch Run on August 1, 2020 in conjunction with the Schulenburg Festival. The Reunion Theme will continue this year as it has inspired family fun and teamwork. This means that along with the traditional age group prizes there will be additional runners recognized. The categories include: largest family group, youngest participant, most …

 

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County Hears About Solar Farm Economic Impact

Fayette County Commissioners Court received an application from Candela Renewables for a property tax abatement at a meeting held Thursday, May 28.

 

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LCRA, Bluebonnet Grant $24,000 to SPJST Lodge No. 1 in Fayetteville

A $24,000 grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative will help restore a historic fraternal lodge and dance hall that has welcomed residents of Fayette County for more than a century. The grant, paired with matching funds of $46,000, will pay for restorations to the wooden flooring and shutters at SPJST Lodge No. 1, which was built in 1910. SPJST comes from…

 

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Blinn Posts Record May Minimester Enrollment

The Blinn College District has enrolled a record 1,463 students for the May Minimester, a 15.2% increase over the previous year.

 

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