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Financial Assistance Available For USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application and a payment calculator are now available online and USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) staff members are available via phone, fax and online tools to help producers complete applications. The agency set up a…

 

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that little voice

My sister is looking back at our lives in the 40s and 50s and recalling incidents, family stories, and various memories she is putting to paper.

 

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COVID-19 Turning Tables on City vs. Rural

The virus shutdown circus is permanently popularizing on-line work from home, but it is also elevating the viability of trading urban high-rise confinement for a less urban “home on the range, which sounds a lot like a “home in La Grange,” that comfortably rural town where what’s really peaking is the ire of local business owners. Shutdown in the big cities, however, has been a hammer blow with…

 

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Funeral Home Hosts Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

This year Koenig-Belvill Funeral Home & Cremations decided to hold their annual Memorial Day Ceremony virtually due to the recent COVID-19 operating procedures and in accordance with the CDC and local County Judge recommendations.

 

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Round Top-Carmine ISD Graduation Ceremony Set June 5

The Round Top-Carmine High School will have the 2020 graduation ceremony at Round Top Festival Institute on Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. Several guidelines will have to be followed in order to make this event possible. The ceremony is planned to be outdoors at this time, but the district will continue to evaluate the TEA guidelines. For more information, visit rtcisd.net.

 

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St. Rose Of Lima Catholic School Graduates

On Thursday, May 21, St. Rose of Lima Catholic School celebrated their graduates during a private evening liturgy. Those receiving diplomas were (front, from left) Amanda Tofel, Nathan Olsovsky, Jacob Vacek, Annelyse Galipp, Alyssa Zbranek, Bryce Stoever, (second row) Graylen Adams, Blake Helms, Ethan Steinhauser, Makena Kopecky, Presley Sommer, Creed Waltz, Mariah Rosales, Principal Rosanne…

 

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A Memorial Day Tribute in Schulenburg

This Memorial Day Tribute was located on Simpson Street in Schulenburg.

 

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Two Die in ATV Accident

A crash involving an all terrain vehicle claimed the lives of a woman and a boy near Flatonia on Friday, May 15.

 

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Memorial Day - Social Distancing Style

While several public Memorial Day observances in the area were either cancelled or held online only, the Carmine EDC and the American Legion Post 338 held a drive-up Memorial Day Service of Remembrance Monday at Carmine’s Muehlbrad-Albers Park. Attendees had to either stay in their cars or stay distanced from one another because of coronavirus precautions. Above are images from the event,…

 

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St. Mark’s Buys Itself Some Time

One year ago a heated community vote over creating a tax to fund financially struggling St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange failed. Now, the hospital is not only still open, but has some financial breathing room for appears to be the next three years.

 

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Reorganization Brings EMS Under New Management

Whomever Fayette County hires as its new EMS director will report to the County’s Emergency Management Coordinator, Craig Moreau. That’s a change from the prior arrangement. Previously, the EMS director reported directly to the County Judge.

 

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Massive Hay Fire in Ellinger

About 500 bales of hay burned inside a metal barn on the Banks Ranch near Ellinger Tuesday afternoon.

 

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County Fair Proceeding With Plans

Like some of the other big summer festivals who have already announced plans to continue their events in some form of fashion (Round Top 4th of July, Schulenburg Festival), officials from the Fayette County Fair also plan to hold their event this year amidst coronavirus precautions.

Co. Emergency Management Coordinator Also Juggling Firefighting Job in Houston

Fayette County Emergency Management Coordinator Craig Moreau continues to hold a second job as a captain in the Houston Fire Department as he fulfills his duties amidst the pandemic here.

 

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First Unemployment Drop in Seven Weeks

For the week ending May 9 (the most recent stats available from the Texas Workforce Commission), 58 people in Fayette County filed for unemployment benefits. While still a big number (only five filed for unemployment the same week a year ago) that total of 58 folks was the lowest filing in the last seven weeks.

 

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