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The Flatonia Argus

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

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Micah 4:5 (NIV)

All the nations may walk in the name of their gods, but we will walk in the name of the LORD our God for ever and ever.

John 3:16 (NIV)

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

  1. In district court, 1 criminal case disposed; 4 civil cases filed, 1 disposed from Dec. 22-Jan. 4

  2. Flatonia’s sales tax allocation for January 2019 was up 0.94% compared to January 2018

  3. Sheriff Reports: Tow strap was left behind, suspects caught in burglary of West Point store

  4. Sheriff Reports: Spikes successfully deployed by deputies in a vehicle pursuit from Lee Co.

  5. Police Report from Chief Kram and Sheriff’s Report from Korenek highlight Dec. activities

  6. American Legion Auxiliary met on Jan. 10 and heard several reports from president Terrell

  7. Flatonia Elementary/Secondary list honor roll, perfect attendance students for 3rd six weeks

  8. Cedillo was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from Sam Houston State University

  9. Letter to the Editor: Geesaman letter to TxDOT about Texas Rail Plan and Amtrak/Flatonia

  10. Chef Marty’s Culinary Corner: Shrimp in Cardinal Sauce and Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup

  11. Texas Antique Tractor Show & Pull Kickoff will be held Jan. 18-19 near Hallettsville

  12. Turtle Wing Foundation’s 8th annual Toast set Jan. 31 at Sengelmann Hall in Schulenburg

  13. and more!

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Flatonia, TX 78941

Phone 361-865-3510



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Charles Zapalac for
Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace

Police Chief Kram reports:

Lady Dogs

were 3-0 in

district with

wins over

Louise and



opened dist.

with a win

over Brazos

and also beat

4A Caldwell.

Shiner man arrested on

felony warrants and other

charges after a traffic stop.

Bulldog 8th, 7th

teams won championships

at Flatonia jr. high tourney.

Council meeting:

Contract being finalized

for code enforcement

officer; plans call for noon

siren to start up in Feb.

Sheriff Reports:

Meth found in a

battery during a

stop on I-10 near

Flatonia (left);

money laundering

arrest made after

a stop on I-10 near

Schulenburg (right).



from Flatonia chosen as

Farm Bureau

2019 Dog of

the Year.

counter to iweb

Flatonia FFA/

4-H Livestock

Show - Thurs.-

Sat., Jan. 17-19

Failure to yield right-of

way resulted in an accident.

Police Chief Kram reports:

Scammers swindled

80-year-old man out of

$5,000 but gave the wrong

address for money order.

Lala was promoted to sgt. at

the Fayette Co. Sheriff’s Office.

CDA donated to food pantry.