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Blacksmith Conference, Gas Engine Reunion set at TCHCC

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Plans for the first-ever Texas Blacksmith Conference and Hume L. Baker Texas Antique Gas Engine Reunion have been finalized. The events will be held Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29-30 at the Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center Village grounds in La Grange, beginning at 9 a.m. each day.

Sheriff reports on house fire in Rek Hill area

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A 911 call reporting a house fire on East Highway 159 near Rek Hill in the Fayetteville area was received by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, Jan. 23 around 5:05 p.m., according to Sheriff Keith Korenek.

Courthouse Report

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155th District Court

Civil Court Cases Filed

•Civil Case Related to Criminal Matter (Jan. 5-12)

Police Report

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Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek reports that officers responded to 85 calls for service and four reportable incidents were investigated during the week of Jan. 16-22.

Over $1.7 million in cocaine found during traffic stop

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The Fayette County Sheriff's Office Narcotics K-9 Unit seized 17.25 kilos of cocaine during a traffic stop on Interstate 10 about three miles west of Flatonia on Tuesday, Jan. 12, according to Sheriff Keith Korenek.

Producers reminded about deadline to sign up for LFP

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Livestock producers who suffered grazing losses that occurred throughout 2020 due to drought are reminded to report their losses in a timely manner and to enroll in the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) by Monday, Feb. 1, according to Fayette/Lee County U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) executive director Levi F. Garlick.

Weber gives information on hospitalization rate in Trauma Service Area O

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Fayette County has been notified that, due to the high hospitalization rate in its trauma service area, elective surgeries and other conditions included in Gov. Greg Abbott’s GA-32 may not be allowed, according to a press release from Fayette County Judge Joe Weber dated Tuesday, Jan. 12.