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Texas Teachers Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccination

Texas teachers are now eligible for the COVID vaccine according to state health officials and Fayette County already has a plan in place to get shots in arms. “We’ve been working on this for quite some time we’ve been working with the school districts to identify their teachers who fall in the 1A and 1B categories and have requested vaccines specifically for those teachers.

 

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Stanzel Family Foundation Is Newest Partner In Helping with COVID-19 Vaccine Registrations

The United Way of the Crossroads has partnered with nonprofits, churches, and service providers across their fivecounty service area to help community members who qualify for Phase 1A and 1B COVID-19 vaccines register for appointments. The United Way is teaming up with the Stanzel Family Foundation, Inc. (SFF) to extend the Vaccine Buddy Program to qualified residents in Schulenburg and Weimar.

 

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Winchester Book Club to Meet March 16

March 16 will be the next meeting of the Round Table Book Club. It will begin at 7 p.m.

 

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Blinn to Still Require Masks

Blinn College is going to continue to require the wearing of face masks through the spring semester. Here’s a note on the subject from Mary Hensley, Ed.D, Chancellor of the Blinn College District: “Governor Greg Abbott recently issued Executive Order GA-34 regarding the statewide wearing of masks, which takes effect Wednesday, March 10th.

 

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Catholic Life Raffle Winner

St. Rose of Lima Catholic School is pleased to announce Jesse Vacek as the $1,000 Visa Gift Card local winner of the 2021 Catholic Schools Sweepstakes sponsored by Catholic Life Insurance. Pictured accepting the prize on his behalf is son Nathan and wife Lezlie. Presenting the prize is Rosanne Gallia, Principal. The raffle sales totaled $13,705. School families earned tuition credits totaling $4…

 

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Drinking Green Beer? Use A Designated Driver

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in America date back to the country’s founding. With large parties discouraged this year due to COVID-19, 2021 celebrations may look a little different across the country. However, one aspect of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations will remain: alcohol consumption— which is why it is important to remember: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.

 

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Senior Center Keeping Busy in March, Garden Group Forming

We have been so blessed at the Navidad Valley Community Connections (NVCC) Center. Folks are getting out a bit more as vaccinations are getting in the arms now on a more regular basis, and restrictions are getting relaxed. Many are still hesitant to relax, but with the sun coming out and warming things up, we are all feeling somewhat better.

 

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Remnant Church Hosts Missionary Guest Speakers

The Remnant Church hosted missionaries Don and Michelle Babin at their 10 a.m. church service on Sunday, Feb. 28. The Babins have been going to the remote bush of East Africa reaching the Maasai, Pokot and Samburu people for over a decade through their “Jesus Loves You” ministry. They look forward to returning to Kenya in March. Several TRC members have had the opportunity over the years to reach…

 

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Another Ramp Project Completed

The Texas Ramp Project has been busy. The plywood decking of a 48-ft ramp previously built on West Lowerline was reinforced with sheets of new treated plywood..

 

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CASA Announces Recent Appointments

CASA of Bastrop, Fayette and Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of (pictured from left) Joan Bohls, Tammy Johnson-Finn, Taylor Shelton, Kerrie Hill and Mitez Ormand as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) by Judge Benton Eskew on March 2. CASA of Bastrop, Fayette and Lee Counties endeavors to provide trained volunteer advocates in all abuse and neglect foster care…

 

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HEB Donates to RT-C Education Foundation

The Round Top-Carmine Education Foundation received a $3,000 grant from HEB for their February fundraiser, the “Small School, Big Hearts” event. For several years in a row, HEB has donated this amount to the Foundation, to assist in providing Arts Enrichment, Technology, and Teacher Grants for the students and staff of the Round Top-Carmine ISD. Pictured in the photo are Daniel Perales, Brian…

 

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Local Electric Utilities Managing to Avoid Chaos Being Faced by Others Entities Across the State

Some electricity providers are facing serious financial fallout from the historic winter storm last month. Two major local providers, the City of La Grange and Fayette Electric Cooperative, say their organizations should be able to weather the financial storm.

 

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A Note from Fayette Electric

February’s unprecedented polar vortex challenged Texas’ electrical grids, but Fayette Electric Cooperative continues to deliver the safe and reliable electric service it has provided for more than 80 years. The rates its members pay for power will remain stable, and all co-op employees are on the job to keep the lights on.

 

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Rotary Club Donates to Children’s Advocacy Center

The Rotary Club of La Grange recently held a stuffed animal and snack drive for the Children’s Advocacy Center Serving Bastrop, Lee & Fayette Counties. The Center was in need of stuffed animals to give to kids who are coming to see them to be interviewed to see if they have experienced some form of abuse. A cuddly friend sometimes helps to make that journey easier, and hopefully less traumatic…

 

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Watches vs. Warnings

Now that we are officially in meteorological spring we have our next docket of nasty storms available. With that next group of storms comes along the watches and warnings for severe weather, but even I get a tad confused about what the difference is between the two.

 

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