Appreciate the Elgin Stories Posted in: Opinions Editor, Appreciate the Elgin Stories printed weekly in the Elgin Courier. I save several of the articles for my great-grandchildren—they all live in Tennessee and will only know about Elgin through these fantastic stories. They are very young now, but it’s a possibility that they will never visit Elgin, Texas. Their great-great-grandparents (Byrum and Ida Mae Pate) and their great-grandfather (Tennie Pate) were all born and raised in Elgin. I came on the scene much later (1954). My two granddaughters and their children never knew the Pates since their death happened first. Q&S Grocery is where we shopped and stocked up on Gerber’s baby ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!