Feb. sales tax allocations total $1.04 billion

Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced on Wednesday, Feb. 12 he was sending cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $1.04 billion in local sales tax allocations for February, 9.4 percent more than in February 2019.

Waelder men arrested following pursuit at Walmart

Two suspects were taken into custody after one suspect fled on foot at Walmart in La Grange on Wednesday, Feb. 12, according to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek.

CAPCOG RLEA sets exam for prospective police officers

The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) will hold its first exam for prospective peace officer cadets for its 91st and 92nd Basic Peace Officers Courses (BPOC) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the CAPCOG offices, 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310 in Austin.

Court has hearing on ordinance regarding municipal/industrial solid waste disposal

At the regular meeting of the Fayette County Commissioners Court on Thursday, Feb. 13, a public hearing was also held regarding a proposed ordinance prohibiting the disposal or processing of municipal or industrial solid waste in Fayette County, and specifically designating the area(s) of the county where that would not be prohibited. The Court approved adopting

FSB’s Weimar location to have grand opening

Fayette Savings Bank in Weimar will hold a grand opening on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 709 S. Eagle St.. Construction on the new

State Capitol Highlights


Governor charges agency heads with developing workforce plan

Courthouse Report


Fayette County Court

Adult Misdemeanor Cases

Filed Jan. 27

Police Report


Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek reports that officers responded to five calls for service and 101 reportable incidents were investigated during the week of Feb. 8-14.

Sheriff's Report



Sheriff Keith Korenek reports these activities of Fayette County deputies for January. 

Three Fayette VFDs assist at stucture fire in Colorado Co.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Colorado County dispatch requesting mutual aid for the Columbus Volunteer Fire Department at a structure fire on Highway 71 eastbound near