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March 4, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Bluebonnet Electric Offers Scholarships to Local Students

This year, Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative will award 20 trade and technical scholarships to graduating high school seniors in our service area. More...

Mobile Mammograms Available in Lee County

All women should have their first mammogram by the age of 40 and each year thereafter. More...

Giddings State School Passes National Accreditation Audit

The Giddings State School received a 100 percent compliance rating with all mandatory standards along with a 99.4 percent compliance rating with all non-mandatory standards in an audit by the American Corrections Association Commission on Accreditat More...

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Left to right; James Smith, TYC Director of Residential & Community Services; Bobby King; ACA Consultant; Roger Chute, ACA Audit Chairperson; Cherie Townsend, TYC Executive Director; Stan DeGerolami, More...

City of Lexington Open House

City of Lexington held their Open House on Tuesday of last week. Many people attended the event and braved the snow storm. A few of the crowd are pictured on this page. If you have not seen the new facilities, you are invited to go by. More...

Varmint Tourney Great Success

The First Annual Varmint Tournament in Lexington Texas hosted by Nocks Bow Repair was a great success. We had twenty-three teams sign-up on Saturday January 30th. The first place winners, Team Coyote Dusters out of Bryan, won $1,380. More...

New Law Affects 18- to 24-year- Old Driver License Applicants

Starting March 1, 2010, driver license applicants between the ages of 18 and 24 must complete an approved driver education course and a driving skills test to become a licensed driver in Texas. More...

Lexington City Council Raises Sewer Rates

At a Special Meeting on Wednesday, February 25, of the Lexington City Council, the Council members considered the actions suggested by a recent study done for by LCRA. More...

Cole Rolls over Eagles

San Antonio Cole held Lexington to two points in the first quarter and then took total command of the game in the second quarter. From there Cole opened their lead as the game progressed to record a 55-28 win over the Eagles. More...

LHS @ Caldwell Track Meet

Lexington is competing in track meets with the athletes being spread around over all sports. Several Eagle track members are still in basketball due to their success. More...

Blinn Service Learning Program Receives National Honor For Fourth Consecutive Year

The Blinn College Service Learning program has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive year. More...

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Roger Chute, ACA Audit Chairperson, (left) reviews files with TYC staff Deanna Lloyd (right) and Dwain Harris (center). More...

Low Temperatures Lead to High Electric Bills

Unusually cold weather in January and February has led to higher-than-normal electric consumption so far this year, which means high electric bills for Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s members. More...

Students Garner Top Awards

Blinn College theater arts students won multiple awards at the 2010 Texas Community College Speech and Theatre Association Play Festival Feb. 24-27 on the Brenham campus. More...

DPS Seeking Current Law Enforcement Officers For Texas Highway Patrol

For the first time in its 75-yearhistory, the Department of Public Safety will hold an advanced 8- week school for current Texas and eligible out-of-state law enforcement officers who are interested in becoming Highway Patrol Troopers. More...

The 2010 United States Census

In mid March the US Census Bureau will distribute a census packet to every structure that could be used as a living area. Each building has been cataloged with a GPS location. More...

Tea Party Scheduled in Paige

Members of the Lee County Tea Party will host a meeting this Friday, March 6, beginning at 6:30. The event will be held at the Paige Community Center. More...














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