The Swiss Alp Dance Club donated a bench to the City of Schulenburg honoring the memory of Ben and Rene Sustr and their years as president and secretary/treasurer of the organization. The bench is located in downtown Schulenburg in the Railroad Park near the Gazebo on Main Street. A plaque states…
Services for Mrs. Margie Bohlmann, age 83, of Schulenburg will be held Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 at 1 p.m. from the St. Rose Catholic Church in Schulenburg. Visitation will begin at the church at 11:30 a.m. Monday with the Parish Rosary to be recited prior to the Mass at 12:30 p.m. Interment will be…
A Stryker Lucas 3 mechanical CPR machine for Fayette County EMS was approved by the Commissioners Court at its meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8. Grant funds received from the Capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council will be used for the purchase. EMS Director Josh Vandever said this is an…
It was a bright, sunny Friday morning at Freyburg United Methodist Church earlier this month and the outside of the historic structure, built in 1879, looked absolutely pristine. But that wasn’t always the case. For years, church members had been aware that the church, due to its age, had a few…
Prior to the start of the Fayette County Commissioners Court meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8, County Judge Joe Weber noticed seven people not wearing masks in the District Courtroom. Four minutes before the meeting started, he announced that masks were available for those who didn’t have one. “We…
Gov. Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order on Wednesday, Oct. 7 to open bars and similar establishments at up to 50 percent capacity in conjunction with county officials. In hospital regions that have low COVID-19 hospitalizations, county judges are able to opt their county into opening bars…
Local weather observer Elroy Dieringer reported eight days of rainfall in September totaling 7.78 inches. His recordings last month were as follows: • Sept. 3...................1.18”; • Sept. 4...................0.46”; • Sept. 8...................0.22”; • Sept. 17.................0.09”; • Sept…
Fayette County Elections Administrator Terri Hefner issued the following reminder on Monday, Oct. 12 that “electioneering” is not allowed within 100 feet of a polling location, including early voting. Examples of electioneering include wearing items such as T-shirts, hats, masks, pins, etc., or…
During the Fayette County Commissioners Court meeting held on Thursday, Oct. 8, the Court heard from Combined Community Action (CCA) Communications Director Karen Walpole. She spoke about the CCA Weatherization Assistance Program, which uses federal, state, local and private funds to provide cost-…
On Thursday, Oct. 8, the Fayette County Commissioners Court heard from Family Crisis Center’s Prevention Educator Gina Granlinski, who spoke about national domestic violence awareness month. She described domestic violence as a pattern of behavior used by one to maintain power and control over…
The annual Heritage Fest at the Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center on Saturday, Oct. 17 will feature a tractor of a different time period compared to tractors featured at past shows. Farmers across the state farm differently with the array of crops grown from one side of Texas to the other…
Prior to the start of the Fayette County Commissioners Court meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8, County…
Gov. Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order on Wednesday, Oct. 7 to open bars and similar…
Fayette County Elections Administrator Terri Hefner issued the following reminder on Monday, Oct.…
The Swiss Alp Dance Club donated a bench to the City of Schulenburg honoring the memory of Ben and Rene Sustr and their years as president and secretary/treasurer of the organization. The bench is located in downtown Schulenburg in the Railroad Park near the Gazebo on Main Street. A plaque states: “In memory of Ben and Rene Sustr for the couple’s dedication to a myriad of community organizations, including Swiss Alp Dance Club, Schulenburg Festival, SISD and Shorthorn Booster Club, the City of Schulenburg, Polka Lovers Klub of America, and…
Local weather observer Elroy Dieringer reported eight days of rainfall in September totaling 7.78 inches. His recordings last month were as follows: • Sept. 3…
It was a bright, sunny Friday morning at Freyburg United Methodist Church earlier this month and the outside of the historic structure, built in 1879, looked…
A Stryker Lucas 3 mechanical CPR machine for Fayette County EMS was approved by the Commissioners Court at its meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8. Grant funds…
With four matches to go in the regular season through the end of last week, the Lady Horns remained in the top spot of District 27-2A with a 7-0 record.…
Shorthorn head coach Walt Brock confirmed on Monday that Schulenburg will fill one of its three “COVID-19” byes with a non-district game. The Horns will…
Above, members of the Shorthorn football team proudly display the trophy they received from the greater Houston area Chevrolet dealerships for selection as a…
St. Rose of Lima Catholic School held its annual Blessing of the Animals on Friday, Oct. 2. The eighth grade students led a prayer service in honor of St.…
A new 4-H club called the “Grow Wings Club” has been formed in the area and its first meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Turtle Wing…
Jordan Ranch has presented Schulenburg Secondary School with PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) bags which include masks, hand soap and hand sanitizer.…