The Columbus Community Hospital received a donation of $5,000 from San Bernard Electric Cooperative to sponsor its annual dinner/auction to be held Saturday, Aug. 12.

PITTSBURGH — La Grange Main Street recently received national accreditation at the National Main Street Now conference in Pittsburg, Pa.

The Austin County Commissioners’ Court recently presented the Austin County Historical Commission with the 2016 Distinguished Service Award at the Austin County Courthouse in Bellville.


AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on June 12 signed Senate Bill 1, legislation that appropriates some $217 billion to pay for the state’s next two-year fiscal period.

“Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent.” Psalm 71:9.

What does it take to become a priority in the Texas Legislature?


Julio Castellano, left, and Corey Lyons, right, of Flatonia High School participated in the all-star game at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Unity Bowl on June 9 in Georgetown ISD Athletic Com

ROUND ROCK — Fayetteville may have been the loser on the scoreboard.

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