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October 28, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Fascinating Women

Women are diamonds that have many facets. Like a diamond, the more facets she has, the more she fascinates. The more fascinating she is, the bigger the tome men have to study to understand this fascinating woman. More...

GOVERNOR:

Four-year term. Must be at least 30 years old, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas for the five years immediately preceding the election. More...

QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING

To vote, you must be a citizen of the United States, registered to vote, a resident of the county, and at least 18 years old on Election Day. You must not have been declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law. More...

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:

Four-year term. Must be at least 30 years old, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas for the five years immediately preceding the election. More...

ATTORNEY GENERAL:

Four-year term. More...

COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE:

Four-year term. Must be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas for at least 12 months. More...

JUSTICE - TEXAS SUPREME COURT:

Six-year term. Must be at least 35 years old, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas. Must have been a practicing lawyer or a lawyer and a judge of a court of record for a total of 10 years or more. More...

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION: Betty Dussetschleger December19,1931- October23,2010

Four-year term. Must be at least 26 years old, a citizen of the United States, a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, a district resident for at least 12 months, and a registered Texas voter. More...

Robertson County Man Arrested For Cattle Theft

FRANKLIN, TEXAS - A Robertson County man was arrested today for theft of 45 head of cattle. More...

PROVISIONAL VOTING

The Federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 provides for provisional voting if a voter’s name does not appear on the list of registered voters due to an administrative error. More...

WHERE TO VOTE - STUDENT VOTERS

Students may use their parents’ addresses for voter registration if they consider them to be their permanent addresses. However, students may instead register to vote at their college addresses. Students cannot be registered at both places. More...

JUSTICE, 3RD COURT OF APPEALS:

Six-year term. Must be at least 35 years old, a citizen of the United States, a resident of Texas and a district resident. Must have been a practicing lawyer or a lawyer and a judge of a court of record for a total of 10 years or more. More...

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Halloween Bonfire

Please join us in Lexington for a family-friendly Halloween event!

The night before Halloween, Saturday, Oct. More...

Annual Fall Field Day Set for Local Wilderness Preserve

The annual fall field day at the Yegua Knobbs Preserve near McDade is set for Nov. 6. More...

Subway Grand Opening

The new Subway shop in Peterson’s Grocery Store held a Ribbon Cutting and Open House last Tuesday afternoon. More...

US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

Term 2 years. Must be at least twentyfive years old; be a citizen of the United States for the past seven years; and at the time of the election an inhabitant of the state they represent. Members need not live in their districts. More...

VOTING IN THE GENERAL ELECTION

In the General Election in November, voters in Texas may vote for any candidate they wish, regardless of whether they voted in a party primary or participated in a party convention. All candidates from all parties are on the same ballot. More...

COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS:

Four-year term. Must be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas for at least 12 months. More...

COMMISSIONER OF GENERAL LAND OFFICE:

Four-year term. Must be at least 18 years old, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas for at least 12 months. More...

WHERE TO VOTE

During early voting you may vote in any designated early voting center, but on Election Day you must vote in your precinct of residence (unless your area is participating in a consolidated vote center trial). More...

RAILROAD COMMISSIONER:

Six-year term (on a three-person commission). Must be at least 25 years old, a citizen of the United States, resident and registered voter of Texas. More...

VOTER REGISTRATION

You must register to vote at least 30 days prior to an election. The registration will remain in effect until you move and a new certificate will be sent to you every two years without further application on your part. More...

Health Care Law Reporting Regulations Crushing to Small Businesses

By U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison More...

JUDGE - TEXAS COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS:

Six-year term. Must be at least 35 years old, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Texas. Must have been a practicing lawyer or a lawyer and a judge of a court of record for a total of 10 years or more. More...

STATE SENATORS:

Four-year term. U.S. Citizen, Texas Resident 5 years, District Resident 12 months, minimum age 26 years. Gives consideration of proposed laws and regulations, gives consideration of proposed constitutional amendments. DISTRICT 5 CANDIDATES More...

STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

Two-year term. U.S. Citizen, Texas Resident 2 months, District Resident 12 months, minimum age 21 years. Gives consideration of proposed laws and regulations, and proposed constitutional amendments. More...

Focus on the Family

Dating Can Be Damaging To Young Teens’ Self-esteem

Q: Our 14-year-old daughter is asking us about dating, and my husband and I have told her she’ll have to wait until she’s 16 for maturity reasons. But this doesn’t seem to satisfy her questions. Can you help? More...














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