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  • County Judge Ed Janecka (center) and Commissioners sign the minutes at Janecka’s last meeting of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Janecka and Pct. 2 Commissioner Gary Weishuhn (second from right) retired at the end of 2017.
    Photos by Andy Behlen

    01/04/2019 - 12:00am
  • Above: County Judge Joe Weber (left) delivers the oath of office to county officials on New Year’s Day. Officials taking the oath were (from left) District Clerk Linda Svrcek, County Clerk Brenda Fietsam, County Surveyor Gene Kruppa, Pct. 2 Commissioner Luke Sternadel, Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Sheila Coufal, Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace Charles Zapalac, Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Dan Mueller, and Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District board members Leo Wick, Terry Hays and Harvey Hayek.
    Photos by Andy Behlen

    01/04/2019 - 12:00am
  • La Grange Junior Carolina Soto passes the ball to a teammate during warm-ups last month.
    Staff photo by Kara Koether

    01/01/2019 - 12:00am
  • The Flatonia girls basketball team defeated Goliad 40-31 Saturday to win the title at the Victoria St. Joseph Tournament, left to right (back row): Caitlin Betak, Ellie Fike, Carly Bonds, Karli Siptak, Shannen Novak, and Maricruz Gonzalez; center row: Leilani Netro, Hannah Ellis, Katherine Bruns, Kaitlyn Rowell, and Ali Janecka; front row: the team waterboys hold up the championship trophy.

    Photo by Debra Rowell

    01/01/2019 - 12:00am
  • The high school members of the Mighty Leopard Band got all dressed up and performed their annual Christmas Concert at the elegant Festival Hill concert hall in Round Top Tuesday. It’s the second year in a row they have done so after years of performing the concert in the school gym. Festival Hill director James Dick allowed the school to use the facility free of charge.
    Photo by Jeff Wick

    12/14/2018 - 12:00am

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Sports

La Grange freshman Aysia Grant drives to the basket in Friday’s game.
Photo by Jeff Wick

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La Grange’s Kayton Powell, left, and Giddings J.T. Joiner race to the ball Friday.
Photo by Jeff Wick

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La Grange’s Ariel Thompson leaps higher than everyone else to get this rebound in Friday’s game.
Photo by Jeff Wick

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Lady Leps players, left to right, Aaliyah Hunt, Megan Brothers, Harley Rohde and Krissy Henderson converge defensively on this Giddings player.
Photo by Ella Wick

01/15/2019 - 12:00am

Talk about a strong varsity debut. In the span of four quarters, La Grange’s Aysia Grant went from being a scared freshmen to the leading scorer in the Lady Leps

Columns / Opinions

01/15/2019 - 12:00am

The January book club selection “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens will be discussed on Tuesday, January 15 at 7 p.m. at Zilss Hall. On January 29 at 6

Society

01/15/2019 - 12:00am

A group of Fayetteville High School students made it to state in UIL Congress. The purpose of this contest is to encourage students to understand real-world social and political policies

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