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Red Ribbon Wristbands

Bluebonnet Lions Carolyn Buchanek, Loretta Ulrich and Dale Throckmorton presented Red Ribbon wristbands to Pre-K4 students Zaylee, Blaze, and Maggie and Pre-K3 students Quinn, Justin, and Lilly at Sacred Heart Catholic School. The students wear the wristbands the week of Oct. 23-31 to commemorate drug prevention awareness. Red Ribbon week started more than 30 years ago following the death of…

 

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Fishing Fun at Care Inn

An amazing time was had by all during this extraordinary fishing activity at Care Inn of La Grange Nursing & Rehabilitation thanks to La Grange Farm & Ranch Supply and the La Grange Noon Lions Club. Pictured is Care Inn of La Grange Marketing Director and La Grange Noon Lions Club member, Jessica Jamison, helping a resident reel in her big catch.

 

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State Grants County Request to Lift Mask Order

Don’t take off your face masks just yet. Fayette County Judge Joe Weber announced, Friday, Oct.

 

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Scam Warning for Residents

An alert reader brought by our office a letter she recently received in the mail from the American Dreams House Million Sweepstakes, saying she had won thousands of dollars in a contest she had not entered. The letter appeared to be a scam and the reader wanted to warn others that might have received similar letters.

 

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Harvest Market Opens

ARTS’ Harvest Market opens its doors on Oct. 24 and offers holiday shoppers a wide array of artworks, hand-crafted treasures, and other unique collectables and gifts. With everything from original paintings and sculptures, to seasonal décor, to jewelry and pottery, to tasty treats, to even sports memorabilia, the Market has something for everyone. The Harvest Market is a part of Arts for Rural…

 

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Carmine 42 Club Meets at JW’s Steakhouse

The Carmine 42 Club met on Oct. 7 at JW’s Steakhouse for a delicious lunch and fun dominoes.

 

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Manhunt in New Ulm

The Banner-Press • An Austin County man is in custody after a two-day manhunt earlier this week in Austin and Colorado Counties. Jeremey Clayton, 35-years-old, was initially contacted by Austin County deputies in the early morning hours of Oct.12.

 

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Rosary Crusade Held In Fayetteville

America Need Fatima Rosary Crusade was held on the courthouse square in Fayetteville. The Rosary and prayers were offered to bring peace to the world and many other intentions..

 

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Heritage Fest 2020

The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center hosted its annual Heritage Fest on Saturday, Oct. 17.

 

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Lots of Public Comment at LG Council Meeting

Most of Monday’s La Grange City Council meeting consisted of comments from the public. Four others spoke at the meeting besides the comments from Myeva Armstrong regarding the Trump Train (which we detailed in last Friday’s edition).

 

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Ten New Homes are Up in Schulenburg Subdivision With 25 More by Year’s End

DSW Homes has completed ten new homes in its Falcon View subdivision in Schulenburg and plans to complete the remaining 25 by the end of the year, according to DSW executive Beau Yarbrough. “We should be out of there by the end of the year,” Yarbrough said.

 

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Could Fayette Co. Judge Be A& M’s Next President?

Fayette County Judge Joe Weber acknowledged last week that his name has been circulated as a possible successor to outgoing Texas A&M President Michael K. Young.

 

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Sales Tax Revenue Slumps in October

Maybe 2020 looks so bad because 2019 was actually so good, at least for local sales tax revenue. The pandemic slump was particularly evident in this month’s sales tax rebates for the towns in Fayette County.

 

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Lawrence Dobbins, My Body Guard

I will open with two statements of fact. 1) I’m a huge sports fan. 2) Substitute teachers often deserve ‘combat’ pay. Follow along while I attempt to pull these two thoughts together inside one column.

 

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