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Girl Scout Troop Adopts A Deputy

Girl Scout Troop No. 1375 from Schulenburg delivered cupcakes, cookies, and other goodies to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, thanking them for their service. Deputy Rick Bohlmann was honored as their “Adopt a Deputy” and was given a special pin for the presentation. Pictured from left: Heaven Hrachovy, Sgt. Angela Lala, Deputy Rick Bohlmann, and Toree Bohlmann. Toree is Deputy Rick’s proud…

 

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VFW Auxiliary Post No. 5254 Donates Flags

New US and Texas flags were donated to the La Grange City Cemetery on Nov. 4 by the VFW Auxiliary, Fayette Memorial Post No. 5254 of La Grange, just in time for Veterans Day. Making the presentation to La Grange Mayor Janet Moerbe, center, and La Grange City Cemetery Supervisor Mike Urban, second from right, were VFW Auxiliary No. 5254 members from left, Americanism Chairman and Trustee Elizabeth…

 

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Men in Mission Seek Donations for Christmas Boxes

Men in Mission of Martin Luther Lutheran Church are collecting items for Christmas boxes for Port of Houston Seafarers. The deadline is Nov. 23. The items cannot be large, since they are placed in shoe boxes.

 

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Read And Share With Muldoon’s Little Lending Library

If you have not checked out the Little Lending Library, please do so and see what this great asset has to offer. The selection is changing as some borrow and some leave books. This little library offers a chance to read a variety of books without having to go in to town to the main libraries or having to purchase reading material.

 

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Winchester Area Civic Association Sponsoring Christmas Contest

The Winchester Area Civic Association met this past week and determined that the Community Christmas Party would not be held this December because of COVID-19. However, WACA will sponsor a Christmas Outdoor Decorating Contest for the Winchester area. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. If you are interested in participating in the outdoor decorating, please let Richard Schafer,…

 

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Kenneth Morris Named a Melvin Jones Fellow

Last month, Kenneth Morris, former past president of the La Grange Noon Lions, in a surprise ceremony after the butterfly garden dedication at the library, was presented with a plaque designating him as a Melvin Jones Fellow “for dedicated Humanitarian Services” by the Lions Club International Foundation.

 

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Boxing Activity Planned for Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting in La Grange

There is a new group in town with an exclusive membership list. This is a crosssection of patients who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), along with their caregivers. The escalating malady, which affects movements and their related disorders, once forced its victims to go into hiding, so embarrassed were they of their disability to control involuntary jerking and trembling in…

 

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Lyons Growing Grocery Store Turmeric

Readers of my gardening column may recall my recent trip to an Asian grocery store in Austin to purchase some galangal and turmeric roots for my garden. After that column came out, Anita Lyons of Muldoon sent me a photo of a beautiful turmeric plant she is growing in a pot.

 

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Veterans Day Honoring All Who Serve and Have Served

In 1926 Congress declared Nov. 11 as the date to celebrate the anniversary of the end of World War I.

 

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Why Hasn’t it Rained?

I’ve been getting asked by a few readers about the recent lack of good heavy rains. More than a few readers are concerned with their tanks running dry or even the possibility of their wells drying up. But that is probably out of the question unless we get a substantial drought. By this time this year, with all of the hurricanes, you would think one would make its way over here and give us a good…

 

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REMEMBER WHEN?

Nov. 10-13, 1970 Well over 1,450 Fayette County youngsters received the rubella, better known as “German measles,” inoculation in a two-day drive.

 

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Amtrak Passenger Train Rolls Through La Grange, West Point & Muldoon

There was a time when passenger trains rolled through La Grange regularly, but that stopped decades ago. But Monday, an Amtrak passenger train did pass by.

 

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“Thank you, Soldiers”

LEAP students Red, white, and blue, the colors we all salute. We Thank you for all that you do.

 

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Washington Co. Lifts Its Mask Ordinance

Giddings Times & News Washington County has become the first in the surrounding area to not require citizens to wear face masks in public places unless certain stores or other businesses specifically require one to be worn. Other area counties that have sent the State requests to lift the mask mandate, include Fayette, Colorado, and Austin County, but none have put the no face-coverings order…

 

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La Grange Swim Results

Results from the Oct. 20 Swim Meet involving La Grange, El Campo and Columbus.

 

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