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The Flatonia Argus

Fayette County’s Oldest Newspaper still in circulation – Established 1877

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Psalm 33:6 (NIV)

By the word of the LORD were the heavens made, their starry host by the breath of his mouth.

Luke 21:26 (NIV)

“Men will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken.”

  1. In county court, 19 cases filed; sentences given for 17 cases on the June 27 docket

  2. Flatonia’s sales tax allocation for July 2017 was up 21.58% compared to July 2016

  3. Commissioners Court took action on 12 agenda items at the July 10 regular meeting

  4. Isaac was presented the Milestone Chevron Award for being a Lions member for 20 yrs.

  5. Blinn College-Schulenburg campus director Garlick spoke to the Lions Club on July 11

  6. Nominations for the USDA Farm Service Agency County Committee are due by Aug. 1

  7. Tri-County Friends of NRA donated $2,870 to the Fayette Co. 4-H Shooting Sports Club

  8. Beck was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the La Grange branch of Capital Farm Credit

  9. Incredible Knockouts will hold a shrimp boil Saturday, July 22 at the Flatonia Legion Hall

  10. Running Rx Camp on July 31 at SISD new gym is underwritten by Turtle Wing Foundation

  11. Advance tickets to the Schulenburg Festival, slated Aug. 3-6, being sold by students

  12. and more!

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Charles Zapalac for
Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace

Flatonia Fire & Rescue was paged to

a hay patch fire on Hwy. 95 while still

working a grass fire on Pin Oak Rd.

City Council

began the process

of forming the

EDC, approved by

voters in May, at

its meeting July 11.

Bulldog baseball

awards announced – MVP,


players, most improved.

Becks donated to

FF&R in appreciation

for the response to a

hay patch fire.

FISD Education Foundation presented

$5,000 to FISD for two portable

interactive flat panel systems thanks

to grants from FEC and Co-Bank.

From Police Chief Perry Kram:“It’s

easier to prevent rabies than to fight it.”

On Fridays, San Jose employees

wear T-shirts with the Flatonia

Police Dept. logo and motto.

NRA Foundation and Friends of

NRA donated $3,885.40 to the

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

for ammunition for training.

Lions Club donated to

the local food pantry.

Fire damaged the SW corner of an

apt. building in Schulenburg on July 14.

Sheriff Reports:

Arrests made for

unauthorized use of

vehicle, weapons

during two separate

traffic stops on

I-10 near Flatonia.

Also, deputies’

activities for June.

22 kilos of cocaine seized during stop on I-10 at Flatonia.