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July 9, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Texas Tornadoes at National Competition

The Lee County Texas Tornadoes left Lexington on June 22 at 6:30 in the morning and returned from their National Competition at 2:30 a.m. on June 27. The group won several awards during the competition. More...

Summer Time Is an Opportunity for a Different Education

Children long for summer vacation, but too soon they complain about being bored. It can be a full-time job for a parent to find activities that will keep those busy minds occupied and in practice for the coming school year. More...

Tennis Champs

Jacob Townsend and Colby Bexley are two of the young rising stars of Tennis in Lexington. They took 1st Place in 14 Doubles at the Taylor competition last week. Jacob took 1st in singles. More...

Dog Days of Summer Are Here

The sun is beating down on us, the thermometer is stuck at 90 degrees and there’s not a breath of fresh air. The dog days of summer are here! More...

Bureaucratic Barriers Must Not Obstruct Oil Spill Cleanup Waiving the Jones Act Would Help

More than two months have passed since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, tragically killing 11 workers and causing a leak that is gushing up to 60,000 barrels of oil into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico each day. More...

The 2010 Favorite Pet Picture Contest Is Here Second Week Entries

Submit your pictures now: by mail at P.O. Box 547 Lexington, TX 78947, or via e-mail at editor@lexingtonleader.com or bring them by the office at 612 Weatley. The Deadline is July 23, 2010. More...

Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010

This week the House passed, but I voted against, H.R. 4173. I support certain provisions, such as auditing the Federal Reserve, which I have sponsored. More...

When A Child Can’t Sleep

I schlepped into my kitchen early one morning, a little blearyeyed. Everything was still a little fuzzy because I had only gotten out of bed minutes before. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Once again, the Chamber of Commerce and the Lexington VFD made the 4th of July a fun and memorable experience! Thanks to them and thanks to everyone who participated in the annual event. Be safe. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The June shipment of new books is now available at the Giddings Public Library. Tami Hoag, a very popular author, has a new book, Deeper Than The Dead, a murder mystery. More...

 













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