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Preschoolers Meet Community Helpers

St. James Episcopal Preschool hosted a Truck Touch Wednesday as an introduction to their “Community Helpers” unit. Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, La Grange Police and Fire Department let students touch, see, and hear what their trucks and equipment do and how they keep us safe. The event was held at First Presbyterian Church, which is where the preschool is operating while construction…

 

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Two Killed in Vehicle Pursuit on I-10

A vehicle pursuit on Interstate 10 ended in a crash that killed two people on Wednesday. According to a report from Chief Deputy Randy Noviskie of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened near mile marker 668 close to the Engle exit.

 

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Navasota Scores 22 in Fourth Quarter to Down Leopards

For three quarters Friday the La Grange football team was outmanned but not outplayed. Then came a nightmarish fourth quarter.

 

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La Grange, RT-C, Schulenburg Volleyball Teams All in First Place

La Grange Rolls The La Grange volleyball team continues to roll through district play. The Lady Leps bashed Manor New Tech Friday 25-4, 25-8, 25-7 to improve to 14-13 overall and 9-1 in district.

 

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Turtle Wing Hosts Golf Tournament at Big Easy Ranch

On September 24, the Big Easy Ranch in Columbus hosted the inaugural Turtle S’Wing Golf Tournament benefiting Turtle Wing Foundation. It was a perfect day, and those in attendance, whether they golfed, sponsored the event, or enjoyed the auction and meal that followed, all left looking forward to next year’s event.

 

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Flatonia Overwhelms Weimar to Clinch Playoff Spot

The Flatonia high school football team clinched a playoff birth Friday night in stellar fashion with a 42-2 victory against Weimar. The Wildcats couldn’t get anything going on offense thanks to Flatonia’s rapacious defense.

 

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La Grange Subvarsity Football Roundup

La Grange 8th Grade B 26 Bellville 8 Thursday night the 8th grade Leopards faced off against Bellville in a non-district battle. The B team was victorious 26-8.

 

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Red Ribbon Wristbands

Bluebonnet Lions Carolyn Buchanek, Loretta Ulrich and Dale Throckmorton presented Red Ribbon wristbands to Pre-K4 students Zaylee, Blaze, and Maggie and Pre-K3 students Quinn, Justin, and Lilly at Sacred Heart Catholic School. The students wear the wristbands the week of Oct. 23-31 to commemorate drug prevention awareness. Red Ribbon week started more than 30 years ago following the death of…

 

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Fishing Fun at Care Inn

An amazing time was had by all during this extraordinary fishing activity at Care Inn of La Grange Nursing & Rehabilitation thanks to La Grange Farm & Ranch Supply and the La Grange Noon Lions Club. Pictured is Care Inn of La Grange Marketing Director and La Grange Noon Lions Club member, Jessica Jamison, helping a resident reel in her big catch.

 

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State Grants County Request to Lift Mask Order

Don’t take off your face masks just yet. Fayette County Judge Joe Weber announced, Friday, Oct.

 

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Scam Warning for Residents

An alert reader brought by our office a letter she recently received in the mail from the American Dreams House Million Sweepstakes, saying she had won thousands of dollars in a contest she had not entered. The letter appeared to be a scam and the reader wanted to warn others that might have received similar letters.

 

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Harvest Market Opens

ARTS’ Harvest Market opens its doors on Oct. 24 and offers holiday shoppers a wide array of artworks, hand-crafted treasures, and other unique collectables and gifts. With everything from original paintings and sculptures, to seasonal décor, to jewelry and pottery, to tasty treats, to even sports memorabilia, the Market has something for everyone. The Harvest Market is a part of Arts for Rural…

 

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Carmine 42 Club Meets at JW’s Steakhouse

The Carmine 42 Club met on Oct. 7 at JW’s Steakhouse for a delicious lunch and fun dominoes.

 

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Manhunt in New Ulm

The Banner-Press • An Austin County man is in custody after a two-day manhunt earlier this week in Austin and Colorado Counties. Jeremey Clayton, 35-years-old, was initially contacted by Austin County deputies in the early morning hours of Oct.12.

 

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Rosary Crusade Held In Fayetteville

America Need Fatima Rosary Crusade was held on the courthouse square in Fayetteville. The Rosary and prayers were offered to bring peace to the world and many other intentions..

 

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