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October 8, 2009 RSS feed / General Stories

Veronica Richardson Awarded "Best Drum Major"

Lexington High School student, Veronica Richardson was awarded "Best Drum Major" in the Class 2A band competition, held at the 35th Annual Buccaneer Marching Band Festival. The event took place at Blinn College in Brenham on Saturday, October 3. More...

What are Aflatoxins?

According to history, the Aflatoxin was first discovered in the 1960's when over 100,000 turkeys died from a mysterious disease. More...

Washington Should Follow Texas' Lead on Alternative Energy

Gov. Rick Perry recently met with business and industry leaders to discuss the impact of proposed cap and trade legislation in Washington. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor I would like to share something I learned as a teacher and principal most of my working life and what I have learned in church and from the Bible. I found that some students had either one of two problems. More...

Blue VFD Fundraiser

The Blue Volunteer Fire Department is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, October 10, 2009. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Blue VFD Station. There will be an auction and raffle. More...

Gamma Omega Chapter Meets

The Gamma Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met October 3, 2009. With president Heather Smith presiding there were 49 members present. More...

A Cry For Help

Somewhere in the recesses of a hard drive, miles away from my home, something happened. An iota of data got twisted. A minute smidgeon of dust somehow got past the security of the metal casing. More...

Found: Owners of $147 Million in Lost Money

Many Texans had more money in their pockets after Texas Comptroller Susan Combs returned a record $147 million in unclaimed property to its owners in fiscal 2009, a 19 percent increase compared to fiscal 2008. More...

U.S. & NATO Must Act Swiftly, Decisively for Afghanistan Success

Just a few short months ago, President Obama summed up our responsibilities in Afghanistan when he said, "This will not be quick, nor easy. But we must never forget: This is not a war of choice. This is a war of necessity.... More...

 













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