Thursday, April 23, 2015
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By ELAINE THOMAS   Otto L. Fuchs Jr. of Carmine was serving in the U.S. Army on the frontlines in Europe during World War II when he heard about something called the GI Bill of Rights. Right away, he recognized the program offered the exact opportunity he was seeking.... + continue reading
Thursday, April 23, 2015
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By REGINA KEILERS & LARRY JACKSON   Ever since it was donated to the La Grange school district back in December 2005, most of the old Fayette Memorial Hospital has sat empty and deteriorating. Now there’s a proposal to return the unused portion of the building... + continue reading
Thursday, April 23, 2015
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By JEFF WICK   Going into Tuesday’s district baseball game, La Grange was in last place and in the midst of a four-game losing streak while Bellville was in first and undefeated in district. But the Leps pulled off the biggest upset of the 21-4A season so far with a 4-3... + continue reading
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Schulenburg golfer Halie Lewis has advanced to the state golf tourney after placing third at the Region IV-2A tourney.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading
Thursday, April 23, 2015
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By JEFF WICK   The Lady Leps annual dominance of district play continued in a big way this season. Tuesday’s 12-0 victory over Bellville in the regular season finale (which came one day after a 18-0 win over Navasota) put the finishing touches on La Grange’s fifth... + continue reading

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04/23/2015
By LARRY JACKSON   April’s sales tax check to La Grange showed another solid month of growth, but the town’s long string of increases may be coming to an end. Texas cities get checks in April for sales made in February and reported by merchants to the state in March... + continue reading
04/20/2015
The 49th Tannich-Brovec Reunion was held on March 1 at the New Bielau Hall south of Weimar. There were thirty-three people in attendance. New faces were welcomed. Some were disappointed that some old faces were not there. After a blessing by Lee Roy Petersen, all enjoyed a delicious potluck... + continue reading

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By ANDY BEHLEN   A New Wave Communications worker fell from a stepladder in Schulenburg on Tuesday, April 7 and suffered serious injuries. Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek identified the worker as Robert Dudley. The accident happened around noon near the Schulenburg Civic... + continue reading
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By H.H. HOWZE   Snakes and snake stories are on the move. Below are two first-hand accounts: • On April 8 about 3:30 p.m., while working in her flowerbed, Joyce Matthijetz of Winchester (mother of FCR staffer Becky Wiese) was bitten near the tip of her right ring finger by... + continue reading
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By JEFF WICK   The home of Ronnie and Bonnie Schielack of La Grange sustained significant damage from an early morning fire Sunday morning believed to have been started by lightning. “At least 50-percent of the home burned and much of the rest was damaged,” said La... + continue reading
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By JEFF WICK   Going into Tuesday’s district baseball game, La Grange was in last place and in the midst of a four-game losing streak while Bellville was in first and... + continue reading

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Pet peeves. I think we all have them, it’s just that what is one person’s pet peeve is often something that doesn’t bother the next person. For me, one of my pet peeves is... + continue reading

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The annual Senior Citizen Day luncheon and fair will be held on Friday, May 8 at the Randolph Recreational Center Gymnasium, 653 E. Pearl in La Grange. This year’s theme is “Get... + continue reading