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April 12, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Welcome Home from Afghanistan Matt Smothermon.

Matt serves with the Oklahoma National Guard. He was awarded the Purple Heart in December of 2011 and awarded the Bronze Star in March of 2012. His parents are Rick and Dianne Smothermon. More...

McDade Cemetery Association

The McDade Cemetery Association will host their annual meeting on Saturday, April 21, 2012, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The location has changed this year. It will be at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located at 98 El Paso Street in McDade. More...

District 27-AA Baseball Standings

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Master Plan for Lost Pines Ecosystem Recovery Completed

The effects of the Bastrop Complex Fire are now becoming more apparent: without human assistance the forest will not be able to regenerate within our lifetime. More...


The Lee County Fair Association, Inc. awards scholarships annually to qualifying high school seniors who are members of the Youth Fair Board. More...

Texas Historical Commission honors Star of the Republic

The Texas Historical Commission honored Dr. Shawn B. Carlson, curator of collections and exhibits at the Star of the Republic Museum, with the John L. More...

Home Country

Down at the sale barn Saturday, the think tank had coagulated with coffees to go. Doc and Dud had their dogs with them, while Bert, Dewey and Steve went stag. Dud tried to start a conversation as they arrayed themselves on dropped tailgates. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Skillet Grilled Burritos Creamy Cilantro Jalapeno sauce 1 cup light sour cream ½ cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 2 tbsp. diced pickled jalapeno peppers 1 tbsp. chopped yellow onion 2 tsp. Dijon mustard 2 tsp. lime zest

My wife and I spend many hours in the kitchen. We have many happy memories of all our children and grandchildren cooking and helping with the meals. Most of the pictures taken of family gatherings are in the kitchen. More...


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