The Doctor(s) Will See You Now

There’s more to the story of renowned local physicians Drs. Royce and Elva Meiners Keilers, who cared for their Fayette County patients for almost 20 years.

Stories I’ve Been Told

When Dr. Royce Keilers of Rutersville was in high school, his ambition was to own and operate a service station in his hometown of Carmine, Texas. That goal abruptly changed when his girlfriend, who was a freshman at La Grange High School, outlined her plans.

“I’m going to college,” Elva Ann Meiners told Royce, “And I think you should, too.”

Elva’s nudge started the Round Top-Carmine High School junior, who had been on the honor roll as far back as second grade in 1945, on a very different path.

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