The Shiner Gaslight Dinner Theatre’s fall production, “Steel Magnolias,” is a comedy-drama about the bond among a group of Southern women in Northwest Louisiana, according to a news release.
Hallet Oak Gallery will provide Halloween treats to children on the square in downtown Hallettsville 3-5 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release from the gallery.
David Ciambrone will be the guest speaker at the Shiner Heritage Quilters meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Shiner Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, according to a news release.
Lavaca County residents called for jury duty for Lavaca County Court at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 with Judge Mark Myers at the Lavaca County Court Annex do not need to appear.
Shiner’s former police chief is suing the city and claiming city officials retaliated against him for requesting the Lavaca County attorney investigate activity he perceived to be illegal.
YORKTOWN — The crowd hushed as Sheriff Surefoot stepped out of the 1800s-era saloon to confront the leather-clad outlaw.
St. Nicholas Ministry-Lavaca County is once again taking referrals through area churches, helping agencies, parochial and public schools, the Lavaca Area Ministry Body and other authorized groups in Lavaca County, according to a news release.
HALLETTSVILLE — This spring, James Steffek was having a cup of coffee at a local bakery when he ran into County Judge Mark Myers, who mentioned that the clock tower in the county’s 122-year-old courthouse was not working properly.
Customers who supported the Shiner Strudel Bake before the pandemic will be glad to know that this project of the Shiner Catholic Church will resume on Oct. 30, according to a news release.
Lavaca County deputies detained four migrants authorities think were being smuggled into the country illegally Wednesday, Sheriff Micah Harmon said. Two U.S. citizens also were detained.
October is Czech Heritage Month and Lavaca County Czech Heritage Society members were treated to a catered meal, beverages and fellowship on Sunday at the Sacred Heart Family Center in Hallettsville, according to a news release.
Hallettsville Fire Chief Stephen Grahmann will speak at the Oct. 12 meeting of the Lavaca County Retired School Personnel, according to a news release.
Rose Sherman Williams, a 94-year-old Holocaust survivor, shared excerpts from her memoir, “Letters to Rose,” at a gathering Thursday in Shiner, according to a news release from the Shiner Public Library.
HALLETTSVILLE – Like others on Saturday, Savannah Neece arrived with one thing in mind, a certain Czech sweet pastry. As organizers began setting a table for a kolache eating contest, however, the 10-year-old set her sights on the gold.
Courtney Stefan made the most of her downtime during the pandemic. Her creative efforts helped earn her the title of Kolache Queen for the 26th Annual Hallettsville Kolache Fest.
The Kolache and Coffee Open House will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Hallet Oak Gallery, 115 N. Main St. in Hallettsville, according to a news release.
The Yoakum Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors recognized outgoing board member Anita “Annie” R. Rodriguez at its Sept. 20 meeting for more than a quarter-century of service to the economic development needs of the Yoakum community, according to a news release.
Kianna Stevens, graduate of Hallettsville High School, received a scholarship from the Hallettsville/Stevens-Mayo Alumni Association during a meeting on Aug. 14 at the Garden Center Club. Stevens was the head drum major in the Brahma Band and a former student council representative. She was …
Dennis Davis, a graduate of Hallettsville High School, recently received the Entrepreneur Award from Hallettsville/Stevens-Mayo High School Alumni Association at the Garden Club in Hallettsville. Davis travels and participates in major rodeos throughout the country.
SHINER – Traci Darilek, 54, and Lynette Pesek, 52 can recall working at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church’s annual fall picnic in Shiner when they were in high school.
The Bluebonnet Youth Ranch has postponed its 2021 Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity Golf Tournament because of the high number of COVID-19 cases, event hosts announced Friday.
HALLETTSVILLE — Ervia Soto has been volunteering at Hallettsville athletics events for as long as she can remember. However, the Shiner-Hallettsville games are always her favorite.
The Republican Women of Yoakum Area is announcing its annual Constitution Scholarship Essay contest for all Lavaca, DeWitt and Gonzales County seniors.
Members of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner have more than one reason to celebrate this year. The magnificent church building, which is part of the unofficial tour of the painted churches of Texas, turned 100. And the congregation will celebrate its Centennial Fall Picnic a…
SHERIDAN — It’s past midnight. The stars are out, and most Lavaca County residents are asleep. But Guy Hester is driving down a dirt road outside Sheridan in his Polaris four-wheeler, peering through a thermal scope in search of feral hogs.
Lavaca County authorities were called to two separate fires Wednesday on different ends of the county, officials said. The two calls came within an hour of each other.
The roar of engines and scent of charcoal-grilled sausage drifted through the air at the Knights of Columbus pavilion in Hallettsville Saturday afternoon.
The Republican Women of Yoakum Area will be hosting their monthly meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Yoakum Community Center, located at 105 Huck St.
Guy Hester and his friends Nathan Davis and David Schlamb founded the Central Coast All In Hog Contest to settle the question of the best way to hunt feral hogs: guns or dogs.
Due to heavy rains and the fear of vehicles getting stuck in the Appelt’s Hill Hall parking lot, the 57th annual Appelt Family Reunion was moved to the American Legion Hall in Hallettsville on June 6.
Ruth Terpinski, affectionately known as “Miss Ruthie” to her adoring Shiner Gaslight Theatre patrons, was honored for her dedication as “hostess extraordinaire” at the theater on Saturday before the play, “Pinocchio Commedia.”
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