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Governor Issues Statewide Mask Order

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued new emergency orders Thursday that require every Texan with a few exceptions to wear a face covering in public.

"Wearing a face covering in public is proven to be one of the most effective ways we have to slow the spread of COVID-19,” said Abbott. “We have the ability to keep businesses open and move our economy forward so that Texans can continue to earn a paycheck, but it requires each of us to do our part to protect one another—and that means wearing a face covering in public spaces."

LG Chamber Welcomes New Director

The La Grange Area Chamber of Commerce has announced Jamie Harbers Fabre as its new Operations Director.

County Records Third Official Coronavirus Death

The Fayette County Office of Emergency Management confirmed on Monday that another Fayette County resident died from COVID-19 on Saturday, June 27. The deceased was a 92-year-old man from the La Grange area (although he lived in Pct. 4). He was hospitalized at the time of his death.

Red, White and Uncertainty

The Round Top Rifle Association said it is “cautiously proceeding” with plans for this year’s 170th July 4th Celebration.

No Schulenburg Festival This Year

The Schulenburg City Council voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to ban gatherings of 100 or more people in an effort to stem the spread of coronavirus. The move effectively cancelled the Schulenburg Festival, which was set to take place the first weekend in August.

Senior Citizens Activity Group Cancels Meeting

The board of directors of the La Grange Senior Citizens Activity Group, Inc. met on Wednesday, June 24 at the City of La Grange Randolph Recreation Center. One of the main items on the agenda was the decision whether to hold the regular meeting/meal to be held this fall. The group unanimously voted to cancel the activity. It was felt the current situation would be detrimental to the health of its members. It was voted to tentatively have a meeting with a speaker and a meal in the spring of 2021.

CDA Elects 2020-2022 Officers

The Catholic Daughters of Queen of the Holy Rosary, Court No. 2282 of Hostyn recently had their election of officers. The officers for 2020-2022 are from left: Chaplain Fr. Dan Kahlich; Lori Kallus, financial secretary; Dianna Kallus, vice regent; Brenda Fietsam, regent; Bernadette Muras, recording secretary; Clara Smith, treasurer and Janet Purdy, district deputy.

150 Bikers Welcomed to Warda Time Trail Race

Mountain bike racers from Texas and Louisiana were very enthusiastic this past Sunday, June 28, as the Bluff Creek Ranch in Warda held their Back to the Future Warda Time Trial. This is a USA Cycling Association sanctioned racing event. The event was limited to 150 bikers and sold out in just 3 days.

that little voice

I’ve now been in my Mexican casita for a year, and since I have loads of time in isolation, I continually look around to see if I need to add, change, move, or replace something to enhance the décor.
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