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Indie Closeup: Keeping Up With Hruska’s
A recent phone conversation with Angela Solis, store manager at Hruska’s Store & Bakery, Ellinger, Texas, produced a couple brief interruptions—for a legitimate reason. The 10,000-square-foot Chevron-branded convenience store had gone live in early November 2023 with a new, dynamic point-of-sale (POS) system to support in-store transactions, an investment that featured seamless integration from store to fueling forecourt.
High-grade hydro marijuana found after traffic stop
A Kansas man was arrested on marijuana charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 near Flatonia on Wednesday, Nov. 29, according to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek. Sheriff Korenek reported that around 12:29 p.m., Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith stopped a 2018 GMCAcadia on I-10 westbound at the 661 mile marker for traffic violations. During contact with the driver, many…
More aid for local foster children
BASTROP — Court Appointed Special Advocates of Bastrop, Fayette and Lee Counties continue to expand their network of helping hands. Local volunteers Kanchana Iyer, Rebecca Diaz and Tammy Harris are the most recent appointees set to help with abuse and neglect foster care cases assigned by courts in the area. There were 187 children in the child welfare system in local communities in 2022, according to CASA. “Every one of these children, whatever their current circumstances, deserves every possible chance to succeed in life,” said CASA Executive Director Kristi Bauer. Foster children face several obstacles and risks when their families are in crisis and ...
Tri-County realty cuts ribbon for grand opening
Tri-County Realty LLC – Double G Realty Group held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Nov. 30.“A heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at our Columbus office. Your support means the world to us,” Dustin Helmcamp said in a message, “We’re excited about ...
Clean Bathrooms and Texas History Await at San Felipe de Austin Historic Site
While the usual (and often crowded) Buc-ee’s pit stop may first come to mind as you plan your holiday travels, consider the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site as your next break from the drive. Just off I-10 and 45 minutes west of Houston near Sealy, this unique rest stop not only offers polished restroom facilities but also serves as a historical destination. The 10,000-square-foot visitor center features artifacts, exhibits, interactive videos, and custom murals that paint a picture of the history of a once thriving town.
Theft suspect from Weimar arrested at local liquor store
A Weimar man suspected in a recent theft was taken into custody by authorities at Schulenburg Liquor Store on Tuesday, Nov. 28. According to the Schulenburg Police Department report, SPD officers and deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department responded at approximately 4:56 p.m. after being notified that the suspect was at the store. Contact was made with the subject at the location…
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of sealy, TX Need You!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near sealy.
Rural South Central Texas PAT observes Nat’l PAT Day
Parents As Teachers of Rural South Central Texas (formerly ParentsAs Teachers Schulenburg-Weimar) celebrated National PAT Day on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Teachers, students and families wore masks for the theme “Unmasking Potential with PAT” in order to spread awareness of the program. At a recent City Council meeting, a proclamation was signed by Schulenburg Mayor Connie Koopmann recognizing PAT in…
St. Rose 6th grade visits Czech Heritage & Cultural Center
The St. Rose of Lima Catholic School sixth graders had an educational day visiting the Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center in La Grange on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The day began in the new church just established on the grounds. In class this year, students have learned to pray the “Hail Mary”/ Zdravas Maria and say the Sign of the Cross in Czech, so they were able to showcase their unique…
Everything You Need to Know About the Round Top Winter Show: Your Guide to the Laid-Back Fun
The Round Top Winter Antiques + Design Show has been steadily gathering steam, with more venues and vendors participating each season. This January’s event will be the biggest Winter Show in Round Top history, with 25 venues already signed on. Scheduled for January 18 through January 21, there will...
Texas High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Austin County This Week
Instead of re-watching "Friday Night Lights" for the umpteenth time, let's check out some real high school football. In the piece below, we let you know how to watch or stream the high school games taking place in Austin County, Texas this week. Follow High School Football this season on...
Schulenburg celebrates 150th birthday
PLAQUE UNVEILED – Mayor Connie Koopmann and Mayor Pro-Tem Larry Veselka reveal the plaque outside City Hall commemorating Schulenburg’s sesquicentennial along with aldermen (from left) Scott Stoner and Greg Thomas as well as (from right) Frank Wick III and Clarence Ahlschlager. The unveiling at midday on Saturday, Dec. 2 concluded the Sesquicentennial Celebration’s opening ceremonies, which…
Bellville’s 41st Annual Small Town Christmas
Courtney Cartwright was spreading cheer for the 41st Small Town Christmas in Bellville on Friday! The streets were lit up with all the holiday lights and smiling faces!
St. Paul girls basketball: St. Paul varsity girls go 1-3 in Fayetteville
The St. Paul varsity girls went 1-3 in the Fayetteville Tournament last week. St. Paul came up short to Fayetteville 47-32 to start the tournament. Dallyn Pesek led in scoring with nine points and Brooke Cerny added eight points. Brooke Cerny had four rebounds, three steals, one assist, one block.
BELLVILLE SETS STATE SEMIFINAL GAME
Fresh off their 31-7 victory over the Jasper Bulldogs, the Bellville Brahmas (14-0) have set their State Semifinal Game against the Wimberley Texans. They will play this Friday night at 7:30pm at the P-Field in Pflugerville. All tickets are $10 each. All District passes and District Senior Citizen passes will be accepted.
Weekly Safety Report: Tragic Boating Accident and Narcotics Arrest in Austin County, Texas
Two incidents occurred in Austin County, Texas this week. The first incident involved a boating accident on Lake Seminole near Sealy's Boat Landing, resulting in a tragic loss of life. The driver of the boat veered off course and collided with a stump, causing a passenger to be thrown from the boat. Despite efforts to retrieve the victim, they were unable to do so. The second incident involved a narcotics investigation in Bellville, where authorities arrested a 40-year-old individual after receiving complaints of cocaine being sold at a property on Coshatte Road. Cocaine and firearms were seized during a search of the location.
Brazos Valley Football Summaries: Dec. 1
CONSOL — Colton Chmelar 25 FG, 5:01. CONSOL — Ellis Myers 42 pass from Will Hargett (Chmelar kick), 3:39. SMITHSON VALLEY — Brad Sowersby 13 run (Clayton Amaya kick), 2:56. SMITHSON VALLEY — Jackson Duffey 35 interception return (Amaya kick), 0:54. Third quarter. CONSOL—Myers 43 pass...
18-wheeler crashes on I-10 in Fayette County
An 18-wheeler hauling junk cars crashed on I-10 in Fayette County.
Today the gas price is close to $2.69 in Columbus as of 2023-12-03. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Jasper Football Team's Season Ends with Loss to Bellville in State Quarterfinals
• The Jasper football team lost to Bellville in the Class 4A-II state quarterfinals, with a final score of 31-7. • Jasper started strong, scoring the first touchdown of the game, but was unable to maintain their lead, being shut out for the rest of the game.