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Schulenburg Band Favorites

Schulenburg Band Beau and Band Sweetheart Jakob Kai Collins and Jazmin Velazquez were announced at Friday’s football game. Photo by Audrey Kristynik.

Judge Gives Blessing for Fall Antiques Show

Fayette County Judge Joe Weber said the County gave its blessing to a plan to conduct the Fall Antiques Show this year in Round Top and Warrenton. Weber said organizers presented the County with a plan that included requirements for mask wearing and social distancing.

Constitution Week Proclaimed

Fayette County Judge Joe Weber (right) signed a proclamation designating the week of Sept. 17-23 as Constitution Week in Fayette County. On hand for the signing was Kathy Schatte of the Smith McMillan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. In 1955, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress with a resolution to designate this week of observance for the foundation of the American form of government. It was signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on August 2, 1956. The commitment of the Daughters of the American Revolution is to encourage study and educate the public about the Constitution, which was adopted by the American Congress of the Confederation on September 17, 1787.

Moreau Honored for COVID Response

State Representative Ben Leman signed a proclamation honoring Fayette County Emergency Management Chief Craig Moreau (right) for his work handling the coronavirus pandemic response in Fayette County. County Judge Joe Weber (left) presented the proclamation to Moreau at a Commissioners Court meeting on Thursday, Sept. 10.

2020 Fayette County Fair Bar-B-Q Cook Off Top Winners

Overall Grand Champion Grand Champion overall at the Fayette County Fair BBQ cook off was the “BYOB” team including second from left to right, Charles Schulz, Ron Voss Jr. and Timmy Machala of La Grange.

Crepe Myrtles to be Removed for New Bridge

The old bridge across the Colorado River in La Grange peeks out from behind the crepe myrtle trees along the road to the boat ramp. Many of those trees will have to be removed when TxDOT builds the new bridge across the Colorado River. La Grange City Manager Shawn Raborn informed the City Council about the planned tree removals at a meeting on Aug. 10. Raborn said most of the trees slated for removal are the ones along the road to the boat ramp on the south side of the old bridge.

Co-ops To Celebrate Cooperative Month With Document Shred Day

National Cooperative Month provides an opportunity for cooperatives to celebrate the benefits of cooperatives with their members and the community. As a special thank you and to celebrate Co-op Month, Colorado Valley Telephone Cooperative is teaming up with Fayette Electric Cooperative to host the 3rd Annual Shred Day on Friday, October 2 for their members.

Carmine 42 Club Meets September 2

The Carmine 42 Club met on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the home of Jeanette Schoenst who was celebrating her “double seven” birthday.

Barbara Rogers Celebrates A Special 100th Birthday

Local lady Barbara Rogers celebrated her 100th birthday with the only kind of party allowed in the time of COVID-19, a “drive by party.” Many, many cars lined up to drive by Oak Manor Nursing Center in Flatonia to wish this wonderful lady a ‘Happy Birthday.’ Many of these well-wishers were former students of Barbara’s from her days as a teacher, both at Flatonia ISD and as an area Bible teacher.
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