June 30, 2016 RSS feed / General Stories

Lee County Commissioners Enjoy Short Regular Meeting

In advance of the upcoming 4th of July weekend, the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court held on Monday, June 27, was rather brief as there were very few items on the Agenda. More...

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Heat Advisory - Warning for Animals

Friendly reminder that it is that time of year.

A few of our local TV and radio stations, along with national stations, have stated that Central Texas is under a heat advisory for the next few weeks, and perhaps longer. More...

FEMA questions answered.

Who should apply for federal disaster assistance? More...

DPS: Leaving Children in Vehicles Can Be Deadly

Summer temperatures increase risk of vehicular heatstroke

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is warning residents that warmer weather places children at greater risk of injury or death if left unattended in a vehicle. More...

Texas Education Agency to Implement Senator Kolkhorst’s Education Initiatives

Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath announced the implementation of Senator Lois Kolkhorst’s Senate Bills 925, 934 and 972 for the summer of twenty-sixteen; a legislative package to improve Texas public schools, which Senator Kolkhorst wor More...

Texas food prices on steady decline

Texas shoppers slide into summer with savings as retail food prices continue to drop, according to the latest Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Grocery Price Watch survey.  More...

This Fourth of July, There’s No Excuse: “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

Every year Americans head out on our nation’s highways to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, parties, parades and more. More...

Colorado River Refuge Hiking Trails Closed

El Nino left a wake of destruction in Bastrop County over the last twelve months. Four flooding events occurred from May 2015 to May 2016. More...

One Nation Under Fire

On this Fourth of July, the vast majority of Americans are angry. They are upset by the high price that we are paying for “political correctness”. More...

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Faith Temple experienced a great day Sunday with the return of gospel singing group “Amazed.” More...

FEMA Offers Assistance for Renters, Too

AUSTIN, Texas – Renters displaced by the May storms and flooding may be eligible for federal disaster assistance, including grants from FEMA and low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. More...

Low-interest Disaster Loans Available Through the SBA

Here are links available to the public through the Small Business Administration that give information on how to obtain assistance or loans to rebuild following the severe weather suffered by Lee County residents in the May 26 and after storms: *Disa More...

Texas Wildlife Association on CWD Rules

The mission of Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) is to serve Texas wildlife and its habitat, while protecting property rights, our hunting heritage, and the conservation efforts of those who value and steward wildlife resources. More...

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Pictured above are some of the officers of the Lexington Lions Club. More...

Mark Rose to retire from Bluebonnet

Board chooses Matt Bentke to be co-op’s next general manager

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative today announced that General Manager Mark Rose will retire from Bluebonnet after 14 years with the co-op. More...


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