Government-Business

City Hall lobby closed; utility payment options

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The City Hall lobby is closed to the public effective Monday, July 27 and will remain closed until further notice, due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the community. For those wishing to pay their utility bills, the following methods are available (this information can also be found on the City website by selecting the “Residents” dropdown menu and then “Pay My Utility Bill”): •Cash payments can be placed in the Night Drop Box located at the entrance of City Hall or across the street.

Report on coronavirus cases in nursing homes given to commissioners

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Emergency Management Chief Craig Moreau on additional cases of COVID-19 in county nursing homes during the Fayette County Commissioners Court meeting on Thursday, July 23. Moreau attributed the additional cases to patients having to go to the hospital for a necessary procedure.

Courthouse Report

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155th District Court

Adult Felony Cases Filed By Information

Filed July 15

Police Report

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Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek reports that officers responded to 108 calls for service and three reportable incidents were investigated during the week of July 18-24.

Three VFDs fight large grass fire

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A 911 call reporting a large grass fire on Roznov Road near FM 1291 in the Roznov area was received by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, July 13 around 11:13 a.m., according to Sheriff Keith Korenek.

Drug arrest made during traffic stop on July 19

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A drug arrest was made by Deputy Joe Gonzales following a traffic stop on Sunday evening, July 19 near West Point, according to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek. Sheriff Korenek reports that Deputy Gonzales initiated the traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 71 near West Point for traveling in the left lane without passing.

FEC offers tips on using electricity efficiently

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The triple-digit temperatures that the area experienced in mid-July will likely impact utility bills for most folks, including members of Fayette Electric Cooperative (FEC). In addition to encouraging the public and its members and employees to stay hydrated, FEC is sharing tips on how to conserve energy and keep one’s electric bill in check.