July 30, 2015 RSS feed / General Stories

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Last week we identified the property where a gas leak occurred belonging to Dennis Boettcher. The property actually belongs to Clara Grace Sherrill. Our apologies. More...

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On Tuesday, July 21, the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department hosted their yearly training for Safe Landing Zone Operations. More...

Summit Custom Cabinets to Open Shop in Taylor

The Taylor Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) announced recently that they have officially executed an agreement with Summit Custom Cabinets to bring 72 manufacturing jobs to Taylor. These jobs will start at a wage rate of $18/hr. More...

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A large crane was hired to help lift the Dime Box Black Bridge from where it stood near the SPJST Hall. More...

Lee County Commissioners’ Get Heated Start

The Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court got off to a heated start on Monday, because the Air Conditioning System at the County Courthouse had stopped working last Thursday evening. More...

In Texas, Drought is Done

For the first time in more than five years, Texas is not in a drought. While less than 3 percent of the state remains “abnormally dry,” according to the latest U.S. More...

DPS Reminds Texans to Stay Prepared During Hurricane Season

With more than four months remaining in the 2015 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to review their emergency plans and stay prepared for the potential threat of hurricanes or tropical storms. More...

Texas Schools’ Advocate to Emcee Event

The state’s most vocal advocate for Texas public schools during the 2015 legislative session will serve as emcee for the 11th annual Texas Public Schools Friend of the Year event at Baylor University’s new McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas on More...

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Kate Kellenberger and Audry Organ helped assemble school supplies at the Lexington United Methodist Church recently. PHOTO BY STEPHANIE KELLENBERGER. More...

Where Washington Fails, Texas Succeeds

John Cyrier’s Capitol update:

If you ask most people their opinion of the U.S. Congress, chances are it is pretty low. Most surveys show the American public’s approval of congress at less than 20 percent. More...

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