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VVA gives Veterans Day programs

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Andy Janda presents a flag and lapel pin to Daniel “Zeke” Vacek (above) as part of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 870 program at Schulenburg Regency Nursing Center on

‘Big Boy’ steams through S’burg

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St. Rose of Lima Catholic School students (left) wave American flags as the world’s largest steam locomotive, Union Pacific’s Big Boy No. 4014, passes through town on Wednesday, Nov. 6

BGC New Board Member of the Year Award goes to Barten

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At the East Texas Area Council of Boys & Girls Club awards dinner in Bay City on Friday, Oct. 25, Morgan Barten (front, center) of Columbus received Outstanding Achievement Award-Beverly

STATE CAPITOL HIGHLIGHTS

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Voters approve 9 of 10 proposed constitutional amendments AUSTIN – Voters rejected only one of 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution in the statewide election held Nov. 5. The

Oct. rainfall totals 6.4”

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Local weather observer Elroy Dieringer reported six rainfall recordings in October totaling 6.4 inches. His measurements were: • Oct. 11.....................0.97”; • Oct. 16.....................0.12”; • Oct. 21.....................0.53”; • Oct. 25.....................0.68”; •

57th Veterans Services set for Nov. 10 at Praha

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The 57th annual Praha Veterans Services, started by retired Army chaplain Rev. Marcus Valenta, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 10. Mass will be offered for all veterans atAssumption of

City Council approves facility use fees

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In a continuing effort to recoup expenses, fees for use of the Sports Complex were among those unanimously approved by the Schulenburg City Council at its regular meeting Monday, Nov.

Local Gold Star mother finally gets her medallion

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Over 50 years have past since Capt. Gerald Walla of Schulenburg perished in a plane crash while serving his country during the Vietnam War. His mother, Ella (Blaschke) Walla, succumbed

Burn ban lifted Oct. 31

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The Fayette County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to lift the burn ban during its Thursday, Oct. 31 meeting. County Judge Joe Weber said he had asked and heard back from