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Bellville Turnverein Pavilion Receives Excellence in Historic Architecture Award from Texas Historical Commission

The Bellville Turnverein Pavilion has been awarded the Excellence in Historic Architecture Award by the Texas Historical Commission. Built in 1897, this 12-sided dance and social hall underwent a sensitive restoration, preserving its historic character while introducing modern technology like hidden air conditioning units. The award recognizes the pavilion’s exemplary contribution to preserving Texas’ architectural heritage.

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High-Speed Chase Ends in Arrest of Stolen Vehicle Suspect in Bellville, TX

A high-speed chase in Bellville, TX, ended in the arrest of Rami Idrissou of Katy, who was driving a stolen vehicle. Austin County Sheriff’s deputies, along with Bellville Police, pursued Idrissou through the town and onto Hwy 159 E, where he ultimately wrecked the vehicle in Hempstead, TX, and was taken into custody. Assisted by several law enforcement agencies, Idrissou was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Evading Arrest, and Theft of a Motor Vehicle.

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Chandler Wahrmund Presents Fanthorp Inn’s Legacy at Bellville Historical Society’s February Meeting [VIDEO]

At the Bellville Historical Society’s February Meeting, educator Chandler Wahrmund highlighted the historic Fanthorp Inn in Anderson, Texas, which recently underwent restoration. Dating back 190 years to when Henry Fanthorp married Rachel, the inn served as a vital hub for travelers like Abel Beardsley, whose letters detail life there in the 1850s. Closed for renovations since September, the inn plans a grand reopening in October, offering events like butter churning and celebrations of historical milestones.

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Bellville High School FFA Excels at Cypress Creek Invitational CDEs

Bellville High School FFA’s Forages team clinched 1st place and the Landscape team secured 2nd place at the Cypress Creek Invitational Career Development Events. Individual members also shone with top rankings, including Layne Malinowski’s 2nd place in Landscape and James Schumann’s 4th place in Forages. Their success highlights the FFA’s commitment to agricultural education and excellence.

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Bellville Turnverein Pavilion Receives Excellence in Historic Architecture Award from Texas Historical Commission

The Bellville Turnverein Pavilion has been awarded the Excellence in Historic Architecture Award by the Texas Historical Commission. Built in 1897, this 12-sided dance and social hall underwent a sensitive restoration, preserving its historic character while introducing modern technology like hidden air conditioning units. The award recognizes the pavilion's exemplary contribution to preserving Texas' architectural heritage.

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