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Ahlschlager, Janda to Wed

Dennis and Brenda Ahlschlager of La Grange are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brianna Sue Ahlschlager to Ryan Douglas Janda, son of Paul and Kathy Janda of Freyburg. An Oct. 3 wedding is planned at the Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn. Brianna is the granddaughter of Eugene and Carolyn Hunger, Gladys Ahlschlager and the late Franklin Ahlschlager. Ryan is the grandson of Ted and Ann Janda and the late Karl and Edna Sosnowy.

Kiddos Out for a Stroll on Courthouse Square

Keri Michael, who runs a day care for children in La Grange, took the kiddos out for a walk Tuesday morning on the La Grange courthouse square. After pushing the massive six-kid stroller, Michael was taking a well-deserved break as the kids waved at some passersby. Photo by H.H. Howze

Bernsen Wins First Place In Computer Art

Katelyn Bernsen won first place at both the local and state level in the CDA Education Computer Art, Division 3 contest. Division 3 includes entries for students in grades 9-12. Placing 1st at state qualified Katelyn’s artwork to advance to the national level where she took home another 1st place. Katelyn Bernsen is the daughter of Brianne and William Bernsen. Katelyn is a member of the Junior Catholic Daughters of the Americas No. 1962 and is a member of the CDA Court Annunciation No. 1962 of La Grange. Pictured left to right are Bernsen and Regent Shirley Antosh. The Court is very proud to have Katelyn represent them with a national level win.

2020 Fayette County Fair Commercial Heifer Show and Sale

The Fayette County Fair 4-H and FFA Commercial Heifer Show and Sale was held on Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29. There were 71 4-H and FFA exhibitors that exhibited and sold 176 head of cattle.

Farmers Receives Sign Grant

The City of La Grange Community Development is proud to announce that Farmers Lumber Company located at 515 E. Travis St. is the most recent recipient of a Sign Grant! The Sign Grant program is open to businesses within La Grange city limits. For more information, call (979) 968-3017 or email Kim Newton at knewton@cityoflg.com. Pictured from left to right: Walt Jackson, Joe Johnson, Garret Gillard, Sherry Karisch, Terry Robertson and Donald Roensch.

LG Noon Lions Help Raise Funds for Playground Covering

Workers from Premier Outdoor Installations of Santa Fe installed a new shade structure over the playground at the Fayette Public Library in La Grange last week. The La Grange Noon Lions Club partnered with the City of La Grange to build the shade structure.

Karisch Wins Junior Showmanship

Brandon and Carissa Karisch loaded up the heifers, kids and trailer and headed to the West Texas Fair and Rodeo in Abilene on Friday, Sept. 11. Rilan and Rheagan showed their heifers in the Beefmaster Junior Show that was held on Saturday and the open show that took place on Sunday. Rheagan was the Junior Showmanship Champion at the event and came home with another beautiful belt buckle. Congratulations young lady; you are quite the show person.

ARTS Receives Grant from Galloway Foundation

Richard Rowe of the Marie M. and James H. Galloway Foundation recently presented a generous grant to Arts for Rural Texas in order to help sustain the organization and the programs it provides in South Central Texas.

Zarr, Hayden To Wed

Butch and Suzette Zarr of La Grange are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Caitlin Elizabeth Zarr to Jacob Dylan Hayden of Castroville. Caitlin is the granddaughter of the late Russell and Alicia Shirtcliff of La Grange and the late Anna Zarr of Milton, Penn. Caitlin received her bachelor of business administration with a specialization in management from Texas Lutheran University and her master of business administration from University of the Incarnate Word. She is currently the director of sales at the Embassy Suites San Antonio Brooks Hotel & Spa. Jacob is the son of Phil and Vicki Hayden of Castroville. He is the grandson of Frank and Carol Orozco, Margie Hayden, and the late Abbott Hayden and Garland Schneider of San Antonio. Jacob received his bachelor of business administration with a specialization in finance from Texas State University. Jacob is a senior valuation associate for CBRE in San Antonio. The couple will wed on Sept. 26 in Spring Branch.
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