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Filing period for place on local ballots under way

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From Wednesday, Jan. 13 through Friday, Feb. 12, candidates may file for a position on the Schulenburg City Council or Schulenburg ISD Board of Trustees. Elections for both entities will be held on Saturday, May 1.

Husmann memorial fund set up

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Shorthorns Forever Association has established a fund for donations in memory of David Husmann. Representatives of SFA will be on hand at the celebration of Husmann’s life Saturday, Jan. 16 starting at 10 a.m. at Shorthorn Stadium to accept memorials.

Top local happenings during 2020 from the Sticker files

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Editor’s Note: The following are some of the top stories from the last six months of 2020 from the issues of the Sticker. Stories from January through June appeared in last week’s issue.

Cocaine seized during traffic stop on I-10

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The Fayette County Sheriff's Office Narcotics K-9 Unit seized 5.65 kilos of cocaine during a traffic stop on Interstate 10 about four miles west of Schulenburg on Tuesday, Dec. 29, according to Sheriff Keith Korenek.

County officials sworn in

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In a brief ceremony held at the Fayette County Courthouse at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 1, Fayette County Judge Joe Weber (right) swears in the following: (from left) Tax Assessor-Collector Sylvia Mendoza, Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District Director Robert Leer, Precinct 1 Commissioner Jason McBroom, Precinct 3 Commissioner Harvey Berckenhoff, Precinct 4 Commissioner Drew Brossmann, Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek, Precinct 1 Constable William “Billy” Roensch, Precinct 2 Constable Roger Wunderlich, and Precinct 4 Constable Jason Strickland. Arriving later and sworn in was Fayette County Groundwater Conservation District Director Cynthia Rodibaugh (not shown). Photo By Melanie Berger / Courtesy of Flatonia Argus

Public hearing on Perdue tax abatement set

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The Fayette County Commissioners Court held a special meeting on Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 a.m., setting a public hearing date to consider and potentially enter into a tax abatement agreement with Perdue Farms of Schulenburg and to establish a reinvestment zone.

City Hall, PD to reopen; Expo Center to get repairs

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The lobbies of City Hall and the Police Department will reopen at the beginning of February after action by the Schulenburg City Council at its regular meeting Monday, Jan. 5.

Top local happenings during 2020 from the Sticker files

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Editor’s Note: The following are some of the top stories from the first six months of last year from the issues of the Sticker. Stories from July through December will appear in next week’s issue.

Board OKs honoring Husmann

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After Schulenburg ISD officials received suggestions to honor David Husmann, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously at a special meeting Monday, Jan. 4 to go forward with recognizing him.