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Accidental Planting Looks Better Than Planned Effort

A little over a month ago I accidentally began an experiment in no-till gardening.

 

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After Bizarre Deer Kill in Waldeck, Speculation About Big Cat Surfaces

David and Linda McCall of Waldeck woke up to a gruesome sight Sunday morning. About 50 yards from their back door laid a deer with its guts ripped out. A trail of bloody, matted grass indicated where the deer had been dragged around the yard.

 

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What the Neighbors Are Talking About

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Battery Hides Heroin

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Tuesday May 19, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Kolt, stopped a Ford F-350 on Interstate 10 at the 660 mile-marker at approximately 5:47 pm for a traffic violation. After speaking to the driver Thumann became suspicious that the vehicle was involved in transporting illegal narcotics. Thumann was…

 

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That Little Voice

Oh, my gosh, the longer I’m in self-isolation the more addictions I discover I harbor.

 

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NVCC Center Hopes to Re-Open in June

Navidad Valley Community Connections (NVCC) has a variety of masks available. If you need a mask, contact Nancy Hay at (979) 561-5092 to order some or arrange an appointment to see what is available. They are at the Crafty Corner location, 1202 Kessler Ave., Suite 202, but the building is closed so a call is necessary. Masks can also be customized to fit children. The center has recieved an order of elastic, so if you prefer a mask with elastic ear loops instead of ties, that can be arranged. faithful stitchers are Debby Florus, Kathy Bertsch, Betty Gabler and Sandy Colvin. These masks are three layers, and follow the CDC pattern. A free will donation is asked if possible.

Hospice Brazos Valley, Atlas Belle Studio Selling Masks to Help Support Local Seniors

Hospice Brazos Valley and Atlas Belle Studio have partnered together to create the Brazos Valley Hero Mask Project. The purpose of this endeavor is to encourage wearing a mask in public to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community, while also helping to provide masks to area seniors. Each cloth mask will have a “Wearing is Caring” logo and with each purchase of a Brazos Valley Hero Mask ($16) a local senior will be provided with a cloth mask at no cost to them. Masks will be distributed by Hospice Brazos Valley to area seniors ages 55+.

Locals Love La Grange Utility Challenge is Still Ongoing

The City of La Grange wants to help our local business community during these challenging times and we need your help. The City of La Grange is hosting the Locals Love La Grange Utility Challenge again in which the City is offering utility rebates on City utilities for local receipts. You read that right, you could earn a credit on your City utility bill by buying and eating locally, or by…

 

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Caughman Graduates From A&M

Tyler Isaiah Caughman graduated with a B.S. in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University. Tyler is the son of Shawn and Michelle Caughman. He is the grandson of Frank and the late Cindy Noe and David Caughman and Cathy Caughman.

 

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Jackson Graduates From A&M

Zoë Lauren Jackson graduated with a B.A. in communications from Texas A&M University. Zoe is the daughter of Bob and Lana Jackson. She is the granddaughter of Marlene and the late Reuben Pietsch.

 

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Turtle Wing Awards $4,000 In Academic Scholarships

Jackson Allan Hooper, for whom Turtle Wing Foundation was founded in memory of in 2011, would have graduated high school in 2019. In honor of this, Turtle Wing Foundation awarded their first academic scholarships to three of his classmates last year. This tradition has been continued, opening applications this year to all graduating high school seniors attending school in the heart of the Turtle…

 

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TWL Donates to PAT Program

The Schulenburg/Weimar Area Parents as Teacher Program were recent recipients of a generous donation Texas Women’s League (TWL).

 

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Case Count Here Ticks Up Amidst Reopenings

Thirty-one people have been infected with the coronavirus in Fayette County, according to the latest official numbers from the Fayette County Office of Emergency Management. That’s up one case from Sunday

 

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Construction & Custodians Top School Board Business

Even with school facilities closed to students, the La Grange Independent School District Board of Trustees continues to plan ahead. They held their monthly meeting Monday. Here’s a roundup of items discussed:

 

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A Memorial Day Like No Other

The coronavirus pandemic chilled many people’s plans for Memorial Day.

 

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