Fayette County Judge Joe Weber issued a press release on Friday, March 20 stating that it has been reported and confirmed that Fayette County has experienced its first positive test for coronavirus. “We do know that the person infected has had no recently known visits to any Fayette County…
Week 2 assignments and report card pick up for all high school students has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 31. It will be outside as a drive-through in front of the high school anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Lady Horn senior Brynlee Hollas, shown pushing the ball upcourt in a playoff game from this past season, was among 20 players statewide selected to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ Class 3A all-state team. Area players on the TABC girls’ all-state list, which was announced last week,…
SCHULENBURG ISD initiated a distance learning program for students beginning on March 24. Meal distribution will continue Monday through Friday. Meals are available at the cafeteria from 9-10 a.m. and Wolters Park, Blinn College, and Clark’s Trailer Park from 9:15-9:45 am. Anyone unable to pick up…
Texas’ seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 percent in January, according to the Texas Workforce Commissioner. Fayette County’s rate (not seasonally adjusted) increased from 2.4 percent in December to 2.8 percent in January. The rates for surrounding counties also went up,…
At a special meeting on Monday, March 23, the Fayette County Commissioners Court unanimously approved amending the Fayette County Emergency Management Plan to include a provision that makes a violation of the Fayette County Declaration of Local Disaster a Class B misdemeanor, punishable by a fine…
On Thursday, March 19, Gov. Greg Abbott announced a series of Executive Orders relating to COVID-19 preparedness and mitigation. The four orders serve to limit public gatherings and help reduce exposure for people across the state. These orders are in accordance with federal guidelines issued by…
With a new name, an old program has been revived with some logistical changes. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department announced the launching of “Fayette County Cares” to provide welfare checks by phone to elderly residents who live alone. The idea for the program, which will be free of charge,…
After careful evaluation of the ongoing public health situation, Texas State Parks began limiting park programming and closing public access to park headquarters, visitor centers and park stores on Thursday, March 19. As part of these operational changes, parks will be suspending all cash…
The Fayette County Appraisal District in La Grange has temporarily closed public access to the office, effective Friday, March 20 at 8 a.m. All individuals are encouraged to conduct business remotely by using the Fayette County Appraisal District’s website, fax, email or telephone. Online payments…
Fayette County Extension is taking part in the Living Well Campaign, which is being promoted by the Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences both at the national level as well as in Texas. The theme centers on “raising kids, eating right, spending smart, living well” and the goal of…
SCHULENBURG ISD initiated a distance learning program for students beginning on March 24. Meal…
On Thursday, March 19, Gov. Greg Abbott announced a series of Executive Orders relating to COVID-19…
With a new name, an old program has been revived with some logistical changes. The Fayette County…
Fayette County Judge Joe Weber issued a press release on Friday, March 20 stating that it has been reported and confirmed that Fayette County has experienced its first positive test for coronavirus. “We do know that the person infected has had no recently known visits to any Fayette County establishments and is in home isolation,” Weber said. “We are monitoring and investigating this case in collaboration with appropriate local and state health officials of Region 7. “This should come as no surprise to us,” Weber said. “As stated previously…
The Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed two businesses as members. T. Moore Home Improvement Services provides interior and exterior home…
Texas Health & Human Services encourages all Texans in need of COVID-19 information and referrals to community resources to call the 2-1-1 Texas hotline 24…
At a special meeting on Monday, March 23, the Fayette County Commissioners Court unanimously approved amending the Fayette County Emergency Management Plan to…
The University Interscholastic League is extending its suspension of all UIL-sanctioned activities due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Texas. All contests,…
Lady Horn senior Brynlee Hollas, shown pushing the ball upcourt in a playoff game from this past season, was among 20 players statewide selected to the Texas…
Having to wait for the majority of their starting lineup to finish basketball, the Lady Horns got off to a late start on the diamond last week. Now, after a 1…
Week 2 assignments and report card pick up for all high school students has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 31. It will be outside as a drive-through in…
Out of an abundance of caution and to support the protection of public health, Blinn College is postponing the re-opening of student housing, food services,…
To help protect the health of students, employees and communities due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Blinn College District is limiting on-campus work…