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La Grange Sales Tax Down by $100,000

When sales tax payments from the state arrived last week, La Grange and Schulenburg alone, among Fayette County’s six cities, actually had an uptick from last year.

 

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Face Mask Dispute Lands Man in Jail

La Grange Police arrested a local man for theft following a dispute over face masks at a gas station last Tuesday, May 5.

 

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Iannelli to Run for Texas Lutheran University

La Grange multi-sport star Brenna Iannelli has signed a letter of intent join the cross country and track team at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin.

 

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RTC Alum Ava Myers Has Strong First Year of College Volleyball

Round Top-Carmine Alum, Ava Myers earned a starting position on the Southwestern Assemblies of God University volleyball team, after being recruited at the end of her Junior year at RT-C.

 

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Coyote & Feral Hog Control Contest Reopening

Due to Fayette County’s Covid-19 response the extension office had to temporarily suspend entries for the contest. The deadline has been extended to May 31.

 

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J.K. Dobbins Signs Deal With Ravens

La Grange’s J.K. Dobbins signed a four year contract with the Baltimore Ravens last week, worth $5,729,438. That includes a $1,726,864 signing bonus.

 

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Help Record Monarch Butterfly Data

Fayette County is prime monarch butterfly territory. By the end of this year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will make a preliminary decision on whether or not monarch butterflies should be placed on the endangered species list. This decision is informed in part by conservation efforts underway across the country, and everyone can support monarch health by planting habitat in their…

 

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Bernsens Grow an 11-Pound Sugar Beet

Brianne Bernsen sent us this photo of her boys and a huge sugar beet they picked from their garden in Plum. Bernsen said the beet weighed 11 lbs. and measured 36 inches in circumference. “The seed for this was mixed in with our Detroit red beets and we didn’t know what it was for a while. It’s actually two years old,” she said.

 

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Kieke, Eichler Family Reunions Cancelled for 2020

The Kieke Reunion scheduled for May 24 at the La Bahia Hall has been cancelled.

 

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Muldoon Residents Staying in Touch, While Still Social Distancing

Roberta and Milton Gullick visited La Grange to congratulate their granddaughter Alyssa Liccioni for making the La Grange Junior Varsity Cheerleading team at La Grange High School. Alyssa will be a freshman in the fall when school resumes. Roberta and Milton did follow all the social distancing rules while out and about.

 

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May 16 Quilt Block Class Has Been Cancelled

The Quilt Block class scheduled for May 16 has been cancelled. It has been decided to discontinue all classes until September. Please monitor the website, www.quiltblocktrail.com, for information on future classes and registration forms.

 

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Fayette Electric Cooperative Names Scholarship Winners

Six graduating seniors from area high schools will each receive a $1,500 scholarship from Fayette Electric Cooperative’s 2020 Rural Scholarship Program, announced David Lehmann, president of the FEC board of directors and Gary Don Nietsche, general manager of the Cooperative.

 

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