Education-Youth

Blessing of the Animals

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St. Rose of Lima Catholic School held its annual Blessing of the Animals on Friday, Oct. 2. The eighth grade students led a prayer service in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, whose feast day is observed each year on Oct. 4. Following the service, Rev. Timothy Kosler walked through the crowd and blessed each of the pets with Holy Water.

Grow Wings 4-H to hold initial meeting Oct. 22

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A new 4-H club called the “Grow Wings Club” has been formed in the area and its first meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Turtle Wing Foundation office in Schulenburg at 723 Upton Ave.

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Breakfast

Daily – FF chocolate or 1% white milk.

•Thursday, Oct. 15 – French toast sticks, strawberries.

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•Thursday, Oct. 15 – Sloppy Joes, lima beans, pickle slices, fruit, milk.

Fayette Co. Jr. Livestock Show tag-ins set Oct. 20

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The lamb/goat tag-in and steer tag-in for the Fayette County Junior Livestock Show have been scheduled as follows: LAMB/GOAT All 4-H and FFA members in Fayette County who plan to show lambs and/or goats at the Fayette County Junior Livestock Show must tag in their animals on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in La Grange between 4 and 6 p.m.

And Then members learn to create cyanotypes

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And Then members were lucky enough to have a small pop-up workshop on Sept. 16 put on by Debbie Pargac to learn about and create their own cyanotypes.

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Breakfast

Daily – Fat-free chocolate or 1% white milk.

•Thursday, Oct. 8 – Confetti pancakes, strawberry kiwi juice. 

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•Thursday, Oct. 8 – Hamburgers with cheese, ranch beans, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions, fruit, milk.

TMA advises checkups, vaccinations for kids

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Across Texas and the nation, many parents are anxious about taking their children to the doctor for fear of exposing them to COVID-19, but physicians are here to offer reassurance and a reminder. While the fear is justifiable, Texas doctors advise parents that routine well visits are safe and important for their child’s health.