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Fentanyl found in battery during traffic stop on I-10

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The Fayette County Narcotics K-9 Unit seized 18.5 pounds of raw Fentanyl during a traffic stop on Interstate 10 about three miles west of Flatonia on Tuesday, Nov. 3, according to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek.

Council approves fire station annex

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Plans from the Schulenburg Volunteer Fire Department for an additional building were approved by the City Council at its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 2.

October rain totals only .42 of an inch

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Local weather observer Elroy Dieringer reported only two days of rainfall during October totaling .42 of an inch. His measurements last month were as follows: • Oct.

THC program to help with preservation of historical buildings

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In an effort to secure funds for fixing up historical structures in town, the Schulenburg City Council gave the go-ahead at its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 2 for City staff to pursue a certification with the Texas Historical Commission.

County makes change to active case reporting

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Fayette County is making a change to the way active cases are reported due to a new and more accurate data point that is now provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Previously a case was active, with a few exceptions, for 14 days from the report date.

‘Pink Out’ effort donated to Relay for Life

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The Schulenburg High School Student Council sold “Pink Out” T-shirts to raise money to be donated to the Relay for Life of Southern Fayette County in honor of Chris Hooper. In all, $1096.40 was raised.

Deputy Santa Program dates announced

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Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek and the deputies of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office have announced the dates for this year’s Deputy Santa Program: Nov. 30-Dec.

General Election Polling Sites

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The General Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3, with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.