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Members of the La Grange volunteer fire department visited Mt. Calvary preschool last week for lessons on fire safety. Here they show how to stay low to the ground to escape during a fire.

 

 

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Source:: Fayette County Record

      

Residents Concerned About Plum-Area Drainage Issues

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A group of Plum residents are asking Fayette County to clean some old drainage ditches. The drainage problems in Plum gained attention following Hurricane Harvey, which turned the flat river bottom around Plum into a shallow lake for a few days in late August.

The residents spoke with county leaders at a Commissioners Court meeting on Monday, Oct. 9.

“This is not a problem that happened because of the hurricane, this problem has built up over the last 20 years,” said Robert Leer, who leases some acreage at the corner of Egypt Road and Old Plum Highway.

 

 

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Source:: Fayette County Record

      

Honoring Heritage

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Czech Heritage Fest & Muziky Coming Up This Weekend in La Grange 

 

The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La Grange will be hosting the annual Heritage Festival & Muziky on October 20-21.

The Fest begins at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon in front of the main building with Octoberfest on the Deck.

At 5:30 p.m., TCHCC’s famous Chicken-n-Dumplings will be served while it lasts in the Hanslik Banquet Hall. At 6 p.m. music will be provided by the Dujka Brothers Band until 9:30 p.m. The Dujka Brothers have been making music together for 30 plus years. The evening will conclude at 10 p.m..

 

 

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Oil-Rig Map Identifies Pollution Risks to Texas Children

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By Public News Service Oil-Rig Map Identifies Pollution Risks to Texas Children SAN ANTONIO – As the Environmental Protection Agency backs away from limiting toxic emissions from oil and gas wells, Texas environmental groups are stepping up calls to limit the pollution. Earthworks and Moms Clean Air Force have released an updated version of their interactive Oil and Gas Threat Map, which identifies areas at risk from emissions from oil and gas production.

Krystal Henagan, Texas field consultant for Moms Clean Air Force, said the map reveals potential danger to schools and child-care centers near rigs that can emit methane, volatile organic compounds and other pollutants.
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