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The Flatonia Argus

Fayette County’s Oldest Newspaper – Established 1875

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Micah 5:2 (NIV)

“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.”

Luke 1:30-31 (NIV)

But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus.”

  1. Mulholland placed seventh at state in senior creed speaking in the FFA LCDE contest

  2. ‘Blue Santa’ welcomes donations for toys for needy children in Flatonia for Christmas

  3. FISD board recognized students placing in UIL contests at its regular meeting Dec. 8

  4. Fayette Farm Bureau sponsored a Longhorn Photo fundraiser at the Texas FB convention

  5. Czhilispiel Committee presented a donation to the FISD Education Foundation

  6. Lions Club donated canned good to Celebration House Food Pantry on Dec. 10

  7. Hermann Sons Lodge 15 donated to Celebration House and Flatonia Fire & Rescue

  8. Flatonia Baptist Church will help dispose of Christmas trees as a community service

  9. Flatonia Baptist Church will present ‘Your Light Has Come’ Dec. 21 at FISD’s cafetorium

  10. Flatonia Chamber selling ornaments with Flatonia’s founder, F.W. Flato, and his home

  11. and more

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Courthouse Report -

15 cases filed in county court.

Bulldogs & Lady Dogs

both won first in the Flatonia Basketball Classic, Dec. 11-13.

On Dec. 9, the Bulldogs beat Fayetteville and Lady Dogs beat Yoakum. See this week’s issue for complete tourney results.

Hallettsville QB was presented a trophy in the Built Ford Tough High School Player of the Week program.

Football all-district- Bulldogs had two 1st team, five 2nd team, seven hon. men. & 14 academic all-dist.

Lions donated toys to ‘Blue Santa.’

Muldoon VFD spent 2.5 hours at  a 2-acre fire north of Cistern.

Season’s Greetings

See this week’s

issue for greeting

ads from businesses

& individuals, letters

to Santa from local

students and more!

Reports from Sheriff - 911 call was received about a possible electrocution near Flatonia. Beer truck stuck on RR tracks backed up traffic at Winchester.

Names of 2 passengers in pursuit that ended near La Grange Dec. 7 have been released. Both were hospitalized.

Football playoffs -

State championship matchups.

Dribblin’ Dogs junior

basketball signup ends Fri.

FISD News - Christmas

programs, concert planned.

Pct. 3 Com. charged with theft of eight tires from Fayette County. He posted $15,000 bond.