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The Flatonia Argus

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

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Proverbs 28:22 & 27 (NIV)

A stingy man is eager to get rich and is unaware that poverty awaits him. He who gives to the poor will lack nothing, but he who closes his eyes to them receives many curses.

James 2:5 (NIV)

Listen, my dear brothers: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised those who love him?

  1. Courthouse Report: In district court, 8 civil cases filed; county court, 13 criminal cases filed

  2. Lions Club heard from the city manager; featured FHS seniors were Miksch and Vargas

  3. Freyburg UMC to hold Heritage Sonntag, dedicate Fellowship Haus extension on Sept. 24

  4. Lone Star Portable Buildings near Flatonia signed on as a neighborhood dealer for U-Haul

  5. Licensing agreement was signed for St. Mark’s in La Grange to serve as a VA clinic

  6. Oak Manor volunteers donated to help families of patients moved there from Rockport

  7. Hernandez graduated with honors from The University of Texas School of Law

  8. Library News: Sept. is Library Card Sign-up Month; other activities at the library highlighted

  9. American Legion Auxiliary News: President gives report on the meeting held on Sept. 14

  10. Flatonia 4-H Club held a meeting on Sept. 10 and discussed several upcoming events

  11. Pre-sale tickets to Kenny’s Funland Carnival at Czhilispiel, Oct. 27-29, are now available

  12. and more!

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Charles Zapalac for
Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace

Bulldogs were defeated

by St. Paul-Shiner 35-8.

Lady Dogs

defeated Ganado

and Louise but

lost to Weimar

last week.

Amtrak stop in Flatonia

was approved by Union Pacific,

Eversole announced at the

Sept. 12 City Council meeting.

FISD cross country

athletes competed in the

Shiner meet Sept. 16.

Original passenger depot will

serve as the Amtrak stop.

T-shirt sales support

Rockport-Fulton HS.

Sheriff reports:

Man sleeping in a

truck at an Ellinger

gas station was

arrested for

marijuana. Wanted

man was located near La Grange, 4

drug arrests made.

Police Chief Kram reports:

Driver of a speeding

vehicle was stopped &

arrested on a warrant

for parole violation.

City Council recognized police officers, firefighters and

city workers for their efforts during Hurricane Harvey.

City cleanup Oct. 2-13

to include limb chipping

and solid waste disposal.

Flatonia Police Officers

Rotary toured the FHS

campus; Interact Club,

sponsored by Rotary,

held its first meeting

of the school year.

Also, Lady Dog JV beat

Louise; 7th gr. & 8th gr.

each won third in the

Weimar tourney; Bulldog

7th gr. blanked Louise,

8th gr. won over St. Paul.