Society

Polasek speaks at NVCC about local library

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There is lots of fun going on at Navidad Valley Community Connections. Every Monday and Wednesday promptly at 9 a.m., four to six devoted, competitive domino players arrive.

PAT gives info for Bullying Prevention Month

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October is Bullying Prevention Month, and the following information is being provided by the Schulenburg/Weimar area Parents As Teachers (www.sw-pat.org or 979-743-6584). Home is where so many things are learned, including how to treat other people.

Master Naturalist class slated to start in Jan.

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The Gideon Lincecum Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists will offer a 2021 training class for new Master Naturalists. Master Naturalist trainees must successfully complete an approved training program with at least 40 hours of combined field and classroom instruction though a Texas Master Naturalist Chapter.

FEMA, Red Cross offer disaster preparedness apps

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The integration of technology into people’s daily lives has brought about many developments over the last few years. Smartphone use is now common and email addresses are just as much of a necessity as postal addresses. Wise use of this technology can be practical and even lifesaving, according to a press release from Matthew Pfeifer, Fayette County Extension agent for disaster assessment and recovery.

Vision screening held at SES

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The Weimar Lions and Weimar Encore Lions, in conjunction with the KidSight program, conducted vision screening at Schulenburg Elementary School on Tuesday, Oct. 13. A total of 67 students in pre-K and kindergarten were screened.

October proclaimed ‘Czech Heritage Month’ in Fayette County

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The Fayette County Commissioners Court signed a proclamation declaring October as Czech Heritage Month in Fayette County during the meeting held on Thursday, Oct. 22. Those present for the signing were: Fayette County Chapter of the Czech Heritage Society and Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center representatives (front, from left) Joe Lamer, Alfred Ermis, Joe and Elizabeth Ripple, Betty Danner, Retta Chandler, Carolyn Heinsohn, Marilyn Cernoch and Cathleen Noska; and (back, from left) Precinct 3 Commissioner Harvey Berckenhoff, Precinct 4 Commissioner Tom Muras, County Judge Joe Weber, Precinct 2 Commissioner Luke Sternadel, and Precinct 1 Commissioner Jason McBroom. Photo By Melanie Berger / Courtesy of Flatonia Argus

Lincoln’s Sparrow

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This photo of a Lincoln’s Sparrow was taken southwest of Schulenburg this past weekend by John C. Landa Jr., “The Schulenbirder.” This species is migratory, and can be found in Schulenburg between October and May but not during the summer months.

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First Baptist Church Trunk-or-Treat Drive-Thru

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