SOS reminds Texans to register to vote

Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs invited all eligible Texans to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 22 by ensuring they are registered to vote ahead of the Monday, Oct. 5 voter registration deadline for the Nov. 3 election.

National Preparedness Month observed in Sept.

The beginning of September is often seen as the unofficial end to summer. For many Texas residents, this month is a welcome break from sweltering summer temperatures. But as a less welcoming reminder, September is also the peak period for hurricane season and serves as a time to reflect on the events of 9/11.

Tractor Supply selling T-shirts to support FFA

Tractor Supply Company has kicked off its sixth annual FFA T-shirt fundraiser in stores nationwide and online. Through Oct. 31, Tractor Supply customers can purchase a limited-edition T-shirt, designed around FFA’s commitment to supporting the future of agriculture. Campaign proceeds will be donated to the National FFA Organization to be distributed to chapters across the country, funding agricultural programs and activities for FFA youth.

Pesticide applicator training set in La Grange

A pesticide applicator training has been scheduled for Tuesday Oct. 6 at the Fayette County Agricultural Building, 255 Svoboda Lane in La Grange. Registration will start at 7:45 a.m. with the program beginning promptly at 8 a.m.

TX Farm Bureau launches ‘Texas Ag Today’ podcast

Texas Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general farm organization, launched a daily weekday podcast that highlights important news and happenings in Texas agriculture. Texas Ag Today is a product of the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network.

Soil, water, hay testing available

A soil, water and hay testing campaign is being conducted from Sept. 21 through Oct. 7 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Fayette County, in conjunction with the Fayette County Commissioners Court and Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District.

State Capital Highlights


 Get your flu shot, governor says

While scientists race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is urging everyone to get a flu shot.

Courthouse Report


155th District Court

Civil Court Cases Filed

•Civil Cases-Other (Sept. 4-11)

Police Report


Schulenburg Police Chief Troy Brenek reports that officers responded to 115 calls for service and six reportable incidents were investigated during the week of Sept. 12-18.