Columbus Volunteer Fire Department Fire Marshal Brent Gorman helped Columbus State Bank employee Glenda Griffin learn how to use a fire extinquisher to put out a fire during the department’s first

FLATONIA — The Fayette County Narcotics K-9 Unit seized 21 kilos of methamphetamine in a routine traffic stop on Interstate 10 near Flatonia.

Duke and Summer Sodek of Flatonis earned the title of Knights of Columbus International Free Throw Champions after each made 24 of their 25 foul shot attempts in the state contest.


AUSTIN — A panel of Texas Senate members on June 11 and 12 received input about ways to improve security on public school campuses.

No one would mistake President Trump for an environmentalist. Yet, his immigration policies could inadvertently safeguard the environment.

Every day at the News Media Alliance headquarters, a stack of newspapers arrives for myself and the staff.


EDNA — The Jackson County Thunder scored five unearned runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to hand the Weimar Vets a 5- 4 loss on Sunday in Edna.

The La Grange VA Clinic will officially begin seeing patients Monday, June 18 after its ribbon-cutting last Thursday at the St. Mark’s Office Building in La Grange.

ROUND ROCK — “You’ve come a long way baby.” And the Lions did just that … come a long way!

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