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April 14, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Application Problem

“Honey, what ‘thing’ on my phone would talk to me as if I was a moron?” This question, or some variable thereof, is one I’ve asked my husband many times. I keep finding stuff on my phone that I didn’t know I had. More...

Home Country

We got a spring morning visit from the local art teacher, Janice Thompson. More...

.Grandma’s Brag

Aidan Hosea, Ashley Chew, Macain Proske and Micah Proske (front) Children of Karen and Hurb Hosea; Ken & Paula Chew; and Mark and Lisa Proske Grandchildren of Aaron and Estelle Proske More...

Buckner International: A Legacy Of Compassion

On a hot July day in 1877, Baptist minister R.C. Buckner gathered concerned citizens around an old oak tree in Paris, Texas, to ask for their help in meeting a local need: a home for orphans in North Texas. More...

Fayette County Country Music Opry

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, April 18, 2011 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00. More...

Texas Stars Gala

The Lee County Texas Stars 4- H will be having their Denim & Diamonds Gala this Saturday April 16th. Scheduled events are a steak dinner, guns & shopping spree raffle, silent & live auction and an evening Dance. More...

Outdoor News

April 12, 2011 I received a complaint last week about target shooting and concern for where rounds were landing. More...

First Baptist Youth Group News

All 6-12 grade youth are welcome!

It’s almost time again for another “College Night!” We will be hosting the “Blinn Buccaneers” on Wed. April 27th, so mark your calendars! This coming Wed. More...

Comptroller’s Office Begins Notification of Personal Information Exposure

The Texas Comptroller’s office is sending letters beginning Wednesday, April 13, to notify a large number of Texans whose personal information was inadvertently disclosed on an agency server that was accessible to the public. More...

Fayette Power Project Gets Top Performance Award

The Fayette Power Project (FPP) near La Grange has been selected top performer among an international group of large coal-fired power plants for high performance in reliability, efficiency and cost management. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Baked Ham with Agave-Orange Glaze

Want an “easy Easter Sunday Dinner”? Even though tradition has ham to be the star on the Easter table, a little tweaking and a “new” ingredient can make a big difference. More...

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Focus on the Family

Adoption A Deeply Rewarding Choice For Many Parents

QUESTION: My wife and I have a 2-year-old of our own, but now we’re considering adopting another child. Frankly, we can’t decide if we should pursue it or if we’re simply setting ourselves up for a lot of stress and heartache. More...

American Cancer Society Celebrates Volunteers

National Volunteer Week is April 10 to April 16

In celebration of the 38th annual National Volunteer Week (April 10 to April 16), the American Cancer Society recognizes and celebrates the efforts of its more than three million volunteers nationwide who have helped make a difference for people faci More...

Congress Should Take A Page From the Lady Aggies’ Playbook

Amidst bitter negotiations in Congress and with the White House on a long-term budget for the federal government, I can’t help but think that Washington could use a lesson in teamwork these days. More...














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