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July 23, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Lee County Soil and Water Conservation District Scholarship Recipients for 2009

The Lee County Soil & Water Conservation District #359 has awarded three $500.00 scholarships for the 2009-2010 year. These students must be either juniors or seniors in college majoring in agricultural studies. More...

Sports Thoughts…

I hope the young Lexington Eagles do well in the state softball tourney in Early this week. I know the week will be trying for parents, but in the long run it will be time and money well spent. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

One of the most popular authors at the Giddings Public Library is Stuart Woods and he continues to keep his many fans as he turns out novels, one better than the last. More...

Gourmet Chili Pepper and Salsa Festival

Wildseed Farms announces it's third annual Gourmet Chili Pepper and Salsa Festival this summer on July 24, 25 & 26. More...

Using Livestock to Manage for Wildlife

Many people mistakenly believe that when managing for wildlife that livestock production can not coexist. Reality is that this entire part of Texas was developed under grazing pressure and was grazed prior to European settlers. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

These Principles Will Help Single People Find Love

QUESTION: Last week, you explained the first nine principles of your Love Must Be Tough philosophy. What are the remaining eight? DR. More...

Drought Losses Reaching 3.6 Billion

"The impact of this drought - the losses and associated wildfires - are devastating to Texas farmers and ranchers," Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples said. More...

Seed Spitting Record Set at McDade Event

The 2009 McDade Watermelon Festival Seed Spitting Contest was one for the record books. Not only did they have a great turn out, but a new record was set for the spitting Championship. More...

Obama's Hospital "Bargain" Gambles with Texans' Health Care

An intense debate on how to reform our health care system is unfolding in the nation's Capitol. More...

DCeomamru nEity dCailetndoar

Dear Editor: I have something to say about our local police department. Their cars are mostly black so they are very hard to see in the dark at night. More...

Milam Community Theater Presents 'The Sound of Music'

More than three score actors, actresses, singers, dancers, musicians and backstage workers from all over Central Texas, have converged on Cameron this summer to stage one of Broadway's most beloved shows: "The Sound of Music. More...

Tri-County Aggie Moms Installed Officers

The Tri-County Aggie Moms Organization installed the following 2009-2011 officers at the May 19, 2009 meeting: (left to right) Debbie Hajovsky— Care Packages; Denise Grieve—Parliamentarian; Susan Kaspar— Treasurer; Sherry HebertR More...

From the Chef's Corner

Veggie Frittata

Whether you prepare this dish for an evening meal or for a brunch, it will certainly hit the spot for a light summer meal. If you are a meat eater like I am, you can serve it with fried pork chops or sliced ham. Either way it is very good. More...

Grandma's Brag

Parents are Boots and Carrian Kirk of Gause Grandparents are Michael and Candy Biehle from Lexington Great Grandma is Marilyn Tyler from Lexington More...

Deciding Not To Decide

One rule to live by is to never go into a grocery store without a list, because inevitably you will come out with everything except the one item you went in for. More...

Menzel Reunion

The 23rd reunion of the descendants of Johann Karl Ernst Menzel was held Sunday, July 12, 2009 at St. John Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Texas, with 135 in attendance. More...

Favorite Pet Picture COntest

Yellow and his adopted brother, Gray2, enjoy a catnap together. They belong to Donald Boriack of Fedor More...

Tri-County Aggie Mothers Club Review 2007-2009 History

Our club kicked off the year by inviting mothers and new Aggie students to a HOWDY Party on July 15, 2007 at First United Methodist Church from 2 - 4 p.m. More...

Photos

One of Lexington's volunteer firefighters is seen in the foreground of this picture. You can also see water from the hose he is holding as it arcs toward the fire. More...














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