June 7-13 designated as National Garden Week

Mayor Elaine Kocian has signed a proclamation from National Garden Clubs Inc. stating that June 7-13 is designated as National Garden Week. It’s a perfect time for members of the community to work in their yards and gardens, beautifying the local area for visitors and neighbors alike.

KJT donates toward replacing flags on vets’ graves

St. Augustine KJT Society 129 is honoring Flag Day by presenting a check to American Legion McBride Post 143 to purchase flags that were placed on the graves of military personnel at area cemeteries for Memorial Day.

KJT Society 129 gives to Legion

On hand for the presentation of a check from St. Augustine KJT Society 129 to American Legion Post 143 for the replacement of flags on veterans’ graves were (front row, from left) Michele Prihoda, representing American Legion Post 143, and KJT Society 129 officers James Prihoda, Juliana Prihoda and (back) Matthew Prihoda.

Moreau encourages preparedness for hurricane season

Craig Moreau, Fayette County Chief of Emergency Management & Homeland Security, highly encourages residents to prepare for hurricane season in earnest this year. The hurricane season, coupled with the coronavirus outbreak, could make getting needed supplies, especially medical supplies, even harder to find than normal.

Courthouse Report


155th District Court

Adult Felony Cases

Filed May 14

Griffin, Donald Ray-DWI 3rd or more (2-2-20)

Police Report


Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek reports that officers responded to 80 calls for service and seven reportable incidents were investigated during the week of May 23-29.

Flatonia man arrested after standoff with officers, SRT

A Flatonia man was arrested on aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges following an incident that occurred northeast of Flatonia on Wednesday afternoon, May 20, according to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek.

USDA announces coronavirus assistance programs for farmers, ranchers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.