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September 3, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Note Sale Is Best In History

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced that Texas' highly anticipated sale of $5.5 billion in Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) achieved an interest rate of 0.48 percent — the lowest rate the state has ever received on its annual sa More...

Mayor Willrich is Reappointed to MHMR Board

On August 10, the Lee County Commissioners' Court reappointed Lexington Mayor Robert Willrich to the Bluebonnet Trails Community MHMR Center Board of Trustees. More...

$90 Million Available to Employers to Train Texas Workers

TWC administers Skills Development Fund to address industry needs

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) encourages Texas employers to take advantage of $90 million available to help Texas workers and job seekers gain valuable workplace skills. More...

Tyler Dube

Tyler Dube learned two skills as a teen-ager that still guide his life: running a small business and learning to play the trumpet. For the past six years, the civil engineering senior has run a lucrative landscaping business (Dube Lawn Service). More...

St. Joseph Receives Quality Award

St. Joseph Regional Health Center Recognized for High Quality Health Care - Receives Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Achievement Award Bryan, TX - St. More...

Ooops!

Last week The Leader identified Marina Berrera as the office manager for the St. Joseph Family Medicine Clinnic in Lexington. However, Rachel Wolsholf is the office manager of the Clinic and Marina is the Xray/Lab Tech. More...

Texas Bankers Association Alerts Customers to Scams

Bank customers should never give out their personal financial information in response to an unsolicited phone call, fax or e-mail warns the Texas Bankers Association. More...

Private Applicator Training and Testing

Individuals wanting to become a licensed private applicator with the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) will have an opportunity to attend a training on Wednesday, October 14, in the Lee County Extension office, 310 South Grimes, Giddings. More...

Blinn VP of Brazos Co. Campuses Retires

Blinn College vice president of Brazos County campuses, Dr. Barbara L. Pearson, retired after 37 years with the college. The announcement was made this week to faculty and staff as they prepared for the fall semester to start on Aug. 31. More...

Local Volunteer Ethel Spence Helps Save Over 550 Animals

Kaufman County Puppy Mill Seizure

On August 12, 2009 Lexington resident Ethel Spence, disaster volunteer with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), United Animal Nations EARS (Emergency Animal Rescue Services) in partner with Kaufman County Sheriff 's office was deployed More...

Start of a New Era for UTMB

Nearly a year ago, Hurricane Ike devastated southeast Texas and no institution was more greatly affected than the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB). More...














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