Blacksmith Conference, Gas Engine Reunion set at TCHCC

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

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


155th District Court

Civil Court Cases Filed

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

Police Report


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

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

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

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.