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Cautious Return Amidst Spikes of a Different Kind

La Grange ISD employee Pam Keilers, right, decked out in a face shield and mask, informed everyone as they came into Tuesday’s volleyball game of the school’s new rules related to attending sporting events.

 

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Free Testing Next Week at Fairgrounds

A free, painless, COVID-19 testing event will be held Aug.17 - 21 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in La Grange. There will be free testing for all and Fayette County residency is not required.

LG Preps Budget for a ‘Trying’ Financial Future

La Grange City Manager Shawn Raborn presented an overview of the proposed 2020- 2021 City Budget at a meeting Monday evening, Aug. 10. Planned spending for next year came in at $13,906,960, about $1 million less than the current year’s budget of $15,071,932.

 

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Boarding School, Breeches and Buzz Bombs

When the thin, nine-year-old boy reached up to give his mother a quick peck on the cheek, she hugged him tightly. Although she knew she must, she was reluctant to let her baby go. Richard Dixon then turned and shook his father’s hand. Hovering close by, his sister, Lizanne, offered an encouraging smile.

 

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Lee County Awash in Vodka Hand Sanitizer

New Ulm Enterprise Lexington Leader • Tito’s Handmade Vodka of Austin donated thousands and thousands of bottles of hand sanitizer to Lexington Independent School District recently thanks to the effort of one Class of 2000 Lexington High School graduate, Justin Henderson. Henderson is the distillery operations manager of Tito’s.

 

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Big Weekend at Henkel Square

Henkel Square in Round Top was the site of a pair of outdoor events over the weekend. To the left is the large crowd that showed up for Art Stokes’ keyboard concert of “Pop Standards.” The photo at lower right shows Stokes at the keyboard. The photo to the upper right is a shot of people enjoying Friday’s outdoor movie “The Princess Bride.” Photos by H.H. Howze

 

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Flatonia Police Had a Busy Month of July

Flatonia Police Chief Lee Dick recently submitted the following activity report for the month of July to the Flatonia City Council. On July 3, Officer Llanes was dispatched to the 600 block of N.

 

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Donation to St. Mark’s

Pictured left to right are Bob LeMay R.N. with St. Mark’s Medical Center and Larry M. Hill Executive Director/Founder of Medic Outpost. The COVID 19 Intubation box was recently donated to the hospital by Medic Outpost, a non-profit dedicated to first responder safety. They are donating personal protective equipment to rural first responders and rural hospitals during the Covid 19 pandemic.

 

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Most Active Hurricane Season Ever?

This fall is shaping up to be the most active hurricane season in the Atlantic ever, with the Atlantic having two hurricanes and 21 total storms as of August 7. It is taking shape as an extremely active season this year with many more storms predicted.

 

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Hensley Elected Junior Beefmaster Ambassador

Recently at the 2020 JBBA National Show and Convention in Belton, Kaylee Hensley was elected to serve as a Junior Ambassador for the Junior Beefmaster Breeders Association. Pictured are standing in back, Wes Shaw and front row from left: Kaylee Hensley, Weston Brooks, Kaylee Beason, Vicente Garza III, and Sofia Garza. Not pictured is Cody Barnett.

 

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REMEMBER WHEN?

August 11-14, 1970 Six Southwest Texas State University students from La Grange were candidates for degrees: Helen W. Johnson, Georgia Wagner Hartley, Elizabeth Battelle, and Mary Ellen Battelle, Bachelor of Education; Willie J.

 

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Dirty Business: Drugs Found Inside Septic Cleaning Truck

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports on Tuesday morning around 11:00 am Drug Interdiction Investigators continue to get waste off I-10 in Fayette County. Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted a traffic stop on I-10 E/B at the 662 MM near Flatonia for traffic violations.

 

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Historic Oak Survives Attacks

The Historic Oak, the old tree located at the corner of Colorado and Washington Streets also known as the Muster Oak, has suffered some indignities through the years, including being scarred by lightning in the 1840s. Surrounding the tree with concrete sidewalks and paved streets helped speed its general decline. After noticing the lack of leaves on the oak, several measures were employed that…

 

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Winchester 4-H Spaghetti Supper Cancelled; Book Club Reading ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

4-H Spaghetti Dinner The Spaghetti Dinner prepared by the Winchester Area Civic Association (WACA) to benefit the Winchester 4-H Club will not be held this year. Richard Schafer, WACA President, is requesting everyone who has contributed money or ingredients to aid in the provision of this fundraiser to please donate money.

 

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