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Understanding Institutional Discrimination

In my recent columns, I have focused on individual biases and prejudices. By special request, I would like to explain the concept of institutional racism/sexism and how it has real-time consequences for today’s citizens.

 

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Governor’s Order Mandates Wearing of Face Masks in Public

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on July 2 issued an executive order to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus while keeping Texas as open as possible for business.

 

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Stay Safe This Summer at a Texas State Park

Last year, as temperatures soared into the triple digits in Texas, 48 Texas State Parks handled 129 heat-related illnesses in humans and pets. Now that the summer has officially begun and temperatures are steadily climbing, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is sharing their top six heat hacks for staying safe in the outdoors.

 

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Masons Major Players in Early Texas

Twenty-four year old Sam Houston joined a Masonic lodge in his home state of Tennessee on Jul. 12, 1817, a couple of decades before members of the fraternal order helped shape the future of Texas.

 

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Art Connections Gallery’s Monthly Event Goes Virtual

Art Connections Gallery’s July monthly featured artist reception, Second Saturday Soiree, will change days and be a Facebook Live event rather than a reception at the gallery. In light of the current increase in cases of COVID-19, there will not be a reception at the gallery, but a live event will be on the gallery Facebook page “Art Connections Gallery” on Sunday, July 12, from 7 p.m.

 

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La Grange Main Street Offering One Last Drive-In Movie Friday

La Grange Main Street is changing with the times and taking a different spin on Movie Nights on the Square. They have updated their plans to the Fayette County Fairgrounds for a drive-in movie experience.

 

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Singer Graduates From Stephen F. Austin

Emily Fay Singer graduated from Stephen F. Austin with a bachelor of liberal arts degree in psychology. She will begin teaching 5th grade at Raguet Elementary School in Nacogdoches. She is the daughter of Howard and Leah Singer of Houston and the granddaughter of Diane H. Mason of Round Top.

 

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New 2020 Schmeckenfest Mini Stein Features St. James Episcopal Church

There’s nothing better than thinking about Christmas in July. Reserve your Schmeckenfest 2020 Mini Stein by pre-ordering it from the La Grange Main Street Office inside the Historic Casino Hall or online at www.VisitLaGrangeTX.com.

 

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American Legion Quade-Werchan Post No. 228 Holds Non-Traditional Meeting

The monthly meeting for American Legion Quade-Werchan Post 338 scheduled for Thursday, July 2 was held, albeit not in the traditional manner. Post members and auxiliary members ‘attended’ the meeting by participating in a drive-by catered meal prepared by Gary Goebel Catering consisting of chicken fried chicken with gravy, mashed potatoes and green beans.

 

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Grand Jury Hands Down 19 Indicments Last Month

The Fayette County Grand Jury handed down 19 indictments last month. An indictment is not a finding of guilt. A grand jury indicts someone when the jury decides there is enough evidence to formally accuse the person of a crime. Those indicted are innocent until proven guilty in a court.

 

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Kossa Earns Master’s Degree

Emily Kossa, daughter of Mike and Linda Kossa of Ammannsville received her master of science degree in cell and molecular biology from San Francisco State University on Sunday, May 31 in a virtual ceremony. Emily received the Graduate Distinguished Achievement Award. She was also an ARCS Scholar. She is currently employed as a senior researcher at ABCAM Laboratory in San Francisco.

 

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RT Lions Club Hosting Movies on Henkel Square

The Round Top Lions Club presents Free Friday Outdoor Movies on Henkel Square. Every Friday beginning July 10-Aug. 28, the public is invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the movie. This series kicks-off on Friday with the showing of Toy Story 4. The movies begin at 8:15 p.m. No outside alcohol is allowed. Please maintain social distancing between groups. Blood Drive

 

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Lickskillet Float Wins Second Place in RT Parade

The local Chamber of Commerce Lickskillet float participated in the Round Top Fourth of July parade last Saturday. Riders included the Lickskillet Queen Julie Korenek and members of her court, Harper Mau, Junior Miss; Sawyer Mau, Little Miss; and Whitney Bradley, Young Miss. The float won second place and was pulled by a truck provided by La Grange Ford and driven by Randy and Cheryl Otto.

 

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NBT Welcomes New CFO

National Bank and Trust is excited to welcome David Laffee as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Laffee stepped into the role of CFO for NBT on April 16 and will serve as treasurer of the holding company as well.

 

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Two In Custody After Pursuit with Wrong Way Driver On Highway 71

On Wednesday July 8th, at approximately 1:47 a.m., The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received numerous calls regarding a vehicle driving westbound in the eastbound lanes on Highway 71 near the West Point area.

 

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