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Copyright 2017

The Flatonia Argus

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

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2 Kings 2:8 (NIV)

Elijah took his cloak, rolled it up and struck the water with it. The water divided to the right and to the left, and the two of them crossed over on dry ground.

Matthew 8:26 (NIV)

He replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and it was completely calm.

  1. District court: 17 criminal cases disposed; 10 civil cases filed, 5 disposed, 3 divorces granted

  2. Flatonia’s sales tax allocation for August 2017 was down 10.15% compared to August 2016

  3. Commissioners Court took action on numerous agenda items at the meeting on Aug. 24

  4. Rotary Club met with city leaders to discuss service opportunities for the Rotarians

  5. Police officers visited with Germans doing missionary work for Flatonia Baptist Church

  6. Lions Club was given a program on HeartBrand Beef by Beeman at the Aug. 8 meeting

  7. Catholic Daughters, Flatonia KJZT both made donations to Celebration House Food Pantry

  8. Flatonia American Legion Auxiliary had reports and discussions at the meeting on Aug. 10

  9. FISD publishes free/reduced-price meal policy; notice to discuss budget/proposed tax rate

  10. Officers installed for Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus (Flatonia, Schulenburg, Weimar)

  11. Dan Mueller announced that he would seek re-election as Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace

  12. and more! – 12 pages this week!

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Flatonia, TX 78941

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Flatonia Bulldog Logo


Charles Zapalac for
Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace

Flatonia Chamber hosted a social

for FISD teachers and staff.

Police Chief Kram

reports on the following:

Lady Dogs had

dual match vs.


5 matches in

Shiner tourney.


preview, poll, JV

report and more!



was held by

City Council.

Sheriff Reports: Drug,

weapons arrest during

stop on Hwy. 71. Also,

deputies’ July activities.

Football, volleyball

& cross country

Varsity, JV & JH schedules

with signature ads & photos.

Flatonia man was

arrested on a felony

warrant after being

recognized by officer.

Pursuit on I-10 from Gonzales County led

to a manhunt near Schulenburg on Aug. 12,

with the search called off around 7:30 p.m.

Fayette County Go-Texan “BBQ Champion”

sign, made about 60 years ago, was donated

to the Schulenburg Historical Museum.

2-vehicle mishap

occurred Aug. 6 at Hwy. 95 &

I-10 exit ramp when traffic

was being diverted from I-10.

Rotary Club sponsored a teacher

luncheon at FISD on Aug. 8.




for staff

at FISD.

Arrest was made for

driving while license

suspended; stop made

for defective headlight.

Migl signed a letter to play

baseball at HIll Jr. College.

Golf tourney for the

Schulenburg Festival held

in Flatonia -winners shown!