in the parking

lot downtown

for assault in

progress & on

drug charges.

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The Flatonia Argus

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

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Ezekiel 31:12 (NIV)

“‘…and the most ruthless of foreign nations cut it down and left it. Its boughs fell on the mountains and in all the valleys; its branches lay broken in all the ravines of the land. All the nations of the earth came out from under its shade and left it.’”

Revelation 18:23 (NIV)

“The light of a lamp will never shine in you again. The voice of bridegroom and bride will never be heard in you again. Your merchants were the world’s great men. By your magic spell all the nations were led astray.”

  1. Courthouse Report: In district court, 5 cases were filed Dec. 18-28, including 3 divorce cases

  2. Political Announcement: Marc Young announces for District 13 State Representative

  3. FHS students presented a scientific demonstration at Weather Fest hosted by AMS in Austin

  4. Rotary will hold a Tree Planting Challenge at Flatonia parks Feb. 10; Rotary Club met Jan. 4

  5. Flatonia ISD board of trustees held a FIRST public hearing and regular meeting on Dec. 11

  6. Flatonia Secondary, Elementary honor rolls, perfect attendance lists given for 3rd six weeks

  7. Flatonia Little League sign-up ends Jan. 13; Dribblin’ Dogs registration also concludes soon

  8. Donations to the FFA/4H Livestock Show fund are being accepted at Flatonia Vet Clinic

  9. Chef Marty’s Culinary Corner: Recipes for Sugar Free Pecan Pie and Italian Wedding Soup

  10. Tickets are available for the Flatonia Fire & Rescue stew supper on Wednesday, Jan. 31

  11. Red Vault Bistro will hold a grand re-opening on Jan. 12 with a complimentary wine-tasting

  12. and more!

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Charles Zapalac for
Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace

Lady Dogs

opened dist.

with a loss to

Shiner and

also lost to





Carmine and


Sheriff Reports:

Report of a motorist

“acting strange” led

to the arrest of a

man from Orange.

Major accident occurred

at FM 609 & I-10 Frontage Rd.,

with an injured passenger being

trapped by a jammed door.

Vrana honored for 40 years of

service to Flatonia Fire & Rescue.

Police Chief Kram reports on the following:

Filing starts Jan. 17 in City and

School Elections. Up for election

are the Mayor and 2 Council

seats and 2 FISD board seats.

Ballot By Mail applications

for the Primaries being accepted.

Traffic stop led to

the arrest of a man from

Schulenburg Dec. 31 for

possession of marijuana.




has new


Flatonia FFA/

4-H Livestock

Show – Jan.

11, 12 & 13.

Flatonia jr. high

tourney results - 7th and

8th Bulldogs, 7th Lady

Dogs captured first place.

FCA is giving proceeds of

T-shirt sales at FISD to

Rockport-Fulton athletics.