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Ten New Homes are Up in Schulenburg Subdivision With 25 More by Year’s End

DSW Homes has completed ten new homes in its Falcon View subdivision in Schulenburg and plans to complete the remaining 25 by the end of the year, according to DSW executive Beau Yarbrough. “We should be out of there by the end of the year,” Yarbrough said.

 

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Could Fayette Co. Judge Be A& M’s Next President?

Fayette County Judge Joe Weber acknowledged last week that his name has been circulated as a possible successor to outgoing Texas A&M President Michael K. Young.

 

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Sales Tax Revenue Slumps in October

Maybe 2020 looks so bad because 2019 was actually so good, at least for local sales tax revenue. The pandemic slump was particularly evident in this month’s sales tax rebates for the towns in Fayette County.

 

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Lawrence Dobbins, My Body Guard

I will open with two statements of fact. 1) I’m a huge sports fan. 2) Substitute teachers often deserve ‘combat’ pay. Follow along while I attempt to pull these two thoughts together inside one column.

 

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Accusations Rock Attorney General’s Office

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is battling back against seven top aides who accuse him of bribery and abuse of office. The aides delivered the accusations in a letter to the agency’s human resources director.

 

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Let Us Improve How We Treat Our Neighbors

“For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Galatians 5:14) We live in a divided nation, and that division continues to grow as we draw closer to the election. No matter what happens in November, your neighbor will continue to be your neighbor.

 

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The Sad Story of a San Jacinto Hero

The daughter of a long dead and all but forgotten hero of the Texas Revolution unveiled a statue of her tragic father at a Galveston intersection on Oct. 20, 1938.

 

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Praising Conduct of La Grange Football Team

To the Editor: As part of the Cuero Chain Crew at last Friday’s game, I feel it is important to bring to your attention the outstanding conduct and sportsmanship of the La Grange football team, trainers and coaching staff. During this entire game, the respect shown to the chain crew, to the members of the Cuero team and their coaches and to the officials was outstanding.

 

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“And the Truth Shall Make You Free”

To the Editor: This quote is from the Bible and comes from John 8:13, however, it has often been used through the years in historical ways to prove a point. Truth in history has always been important to teachers.

 

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Fayetteville Trucks

To the Editor: Regarding the article “Fayetteville Residents Fed Up With 18-Wheeler Traffic” that quotes Roger Parker... the article misses the mark.

 

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Jesus is Perfect

To the Editor: Some of your readers seem to be having a problem with Jesus Christ and if he was perfect. Jesus Christ was absolutely perfect, is absolutely perfect, and always will be absolutely perfect.

 

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Trucks Public Safety Concern

To the Editor: After reading the recent Letter to the Editor, “Not All Fayetteville Residents Hate Trucks,” I was a bit surprised with the words I read from a supposed longtime resident of Fayetteville who recalls how great our small town was in the 70’s. After much thought I realized that I cannot fault them for not knowing the facts, since the original article (“Fayetteville Residents Fed Up…

 

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Case Traction King 1200 to be Featured at the Heritage Festival Saturday

The annual Heritage Fest at the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center (TCHCC) will feature a tractor of a different time period compared to the tractors that were featured at past shows. Farmers across the state farm differently with the array of crops grown from one side of Texas to the other.

 

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Round Top OktoBierFest Set for Oct. 24

The Round Top Schützen Verein will hold its 9th Annual OktoBier- Fest on Saturday, October 24. Given the current COVID situation, the go ahead from Fayette County officials was just recently received.

 

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