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June 16, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Home Country

Herb Collins was back out in the yard again Saturday. The noise made the neighbors go to the windows and peek out to see what was going on, because yard work and noise and Herb have never gone together. More...

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Focus on the Family

Father’s Day A Time To Remember What Makes A Good Dad

Q: This will be my first Father’s Day (our daughter was born four months ago). Quite frankly, the entire concept scares me. Who thought it would be a good idea to let ME be a dad? I don’t think I have what it takes. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Citizens and Friends I want to bid farewell to you all and inform you that I am leaving my position at the Lexington Police Department. Tomorrow is my last day at work. More...

Commissioners’ Court Report

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court, the Commissioners received several reports from County Officials and approved the Treasurer’s Report through the end of May. More...

Outdoor News

I’m receiving calls every week in regards to finding abandoned fawns. PLEASE LEAVE THEM ALONE! White-tailed does are the best and worst mothers in the world. Baby fawns will wander around with mother not too far behind. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Hash Brown Omelet with Asparagus and Brie Cheese I’m into “Hash Browns” these days. Hash browns have history. In fact, they’re almost up there with mom and apple pie. This recipe is excellent for breakfast or brunch. More...

Rural Texas the Focus of Exhibition

Karen Vernon will premier a new collection of works, celebrating the South Central Plains of Texas. More...

Current Economic Situation is No “Bump in the Road”

“There is no time like the present to change course and do what is needed to revive our economy, create jobs, and put this country back on track.”

While the administration was quick to declare the recent increase in unemployment to 9.1 percent a “bump on the road to recovery,” the reality is the month of May marks the 28th straight month of unemployment hovering on average above 9 p More...

Commemorate Juneteenth With African American Heritage Travel Guide

Almost two and a half years after the U.S. abolishment of slavery in 1863, African Americans in Texas were finally freed when Union Gen. Gordon Granger read the Emancipation Proclamation in Galveston on June 19, 1865. More...

 













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