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June 18, 2009 RSS feed / Community News

Extension Offers Classes to Public

On Tuesday, June 23, the Lee County office of Texas AgriLife Extension Service will host the first of a series of Brown Bag Lunches and educational workshops open to the public. More...

Controlling Invasive Plants

Invasive plants are one of the most significant natural threats to preserving historic landscapes and the wildlife that depend on native habitat to survive. Non-native, exotic species often thrive in areas throughout the state. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Mother Is Unsure About Putting Son In Day-care Center

Question: My son is just over a year old. I quit my job when he was born, believing it was the right thing to do, but lately our finances have been so tight that I'm seriously considering going back to work. More...

McDade Marks 61st Watermelon Festival with Grand Parade

The McDade Watermelon Festival kicks off festivities in celebration of its 61st year on Saturday, July 11, 2009, with the Grand Parade beginning at 10:30 a.m. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Next time you need to honor or remember somebody, give a memorial book to the Giddings Public Library. More...

Photo

The City of Lexington purchased and installed a new seesaw at the City Park recently. The purchase was made possible partially by a donation from Luminant. More...

Blinn Names Brick to New VP Position

Elevates status of allied health, technical and workforce education

The Blinn College Board of Trustees approved longtime Bryan campus natural sciences division chair Dr. More...

HBV Upcoming Events

Hospice Brazos Valley - Brenham Branch presents monthly bereavement support groups. These monthly meeting are offered at no cost to all adults. Meet others who are progressing through their grief. More...

TWC Offers Tips to Teens, Employers for Summer Hiring

During the summer months, thousands of youth gain valuable work experience. Among employment opportunities for youth in Texas are traditional summer jobs in parks and recreation, leisure and hospitality, libraries and other community organizations. More...

Grandma's Brag

Bryson and Kinslee Hicks Parents are Tony and Crystal Hicks Grandmother is Dolores Sullivan More...

My Father's Day

This Father's Day, like every other Father's Day, my thoughts go careening back to the time I was a mouthy teenager. My father was often upset with me for some smart-aleck comment I would make. More...

Mrs. Lee County Wins 4th at State Pageant

Leigh Blankenburg, Mrs. Lee County International 2009, competed in the Mrs. Texas International pageant in San Antonio, Texas on March 22, 2009 at the Scottish Rite Auditorium. Blankenburg was a contestant among 26 total married women. More...

Garden Club Meets at Ahrendt Residence

The Garden Club met on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at the home of Pat Ahrendt. Co-hosts were Lorene Hall, Pam Iselt and Kaye Walton. The speaker, Dr. Andrew Woodward, gave a lecture on Plants and the Environment. More...

Chew on This

Oral health news from Baylor College of Dentistry

The Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry is pleased to provide the latest installment of "Chew on This" with the following tips: Morning sickness can increase risk of tooth decay. More...

Busy Summer Weekend in Lee County

Lexington's Community Cookout & Lee Co. Relay for Life Held Friday

Ann Chapple dons her feathered mask as a member of the "Birds of the Jungle" Relay for Life team sponsored by St. Margarets Catholic Church in Giddings. Ann is going in the 4th grade at Giddings Intermediate School. More...

Ridgeway Cemetery Meeting

The Ridgeway Cemetery reunion and annual meeting will be Saturday, July 18, 11:30 a.m. at the Ridgeway Cemetery located at Hwy. 290 and Hwy. 21 in Paige, Texas. Food will be available for purchase. Attendees are asked to bring desserts to share. More...

Lee County Relay for Life

With the donations still coming in, this year's Lee County Relay for Life looks to raise at least as much as they did last year. More...

 













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