2010-07-02

Allen Clinton Hees Jan. 23, 1944 – June 16, 2010



Allen passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Allen Clinton Hees was born on January 23, 1944 in Port Neches, Texas to Herbert Gottlieb & Annie Rose (Lehmann) Hees. He was united in marriage to Becky Lindsey on August 1, 1975 in Houston, Texas. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters, Melissa and Laura. Allen retired […]

Blinn to Hold Summer Info Session



Persons interested in working in legal-related fields can obtain information at an information session on July 21 about Blinn College’s Legal Assistant program. The information session will be held at 6 p.m. in room E-237 on the Bryan campus on Villa Maria Road near E. 29th Street. Prospective students will learn about the program from Blinn faculty that includes local […]

What are Bats Worth – to You?



Most of us seldom notice bats, and we rarely think about them much unless we hear a story on the television or read about them in the newspaper. In most cases, bats make the news for something negative. But the real news story that often goes untold is the largely unseen and rarely considered economic and aesthetic value bats bring […]

From the Chef’s Corner

Shrimp Deviled Egg Salad

Summer is speeding right along. The one meal I enjoy is lunchtime. The light menus are a welcome when the weather gets over 90 degrees. Fresh vegetables out of our gardens bring a variety of salads; add a little chicken, shrimp, or beef and you have a tasty meal. Shrimp Deviled Egg Salad 12 hard-cooked eggs ½ lbs. cooked small […]

Representative Kleinschmidt July Schedule



In an effort to reach all of the residents and business owners in Texas House District 17 which includes Bastrop, Brazos (part), Burleson, Colorado, Fayette and Lee Counties, Representative Tim Kleinschmidt has established a monthly meeting schedule with each county to provide an opportunity for constituents to meet with his staff should they need assistance. The July schedule is as […]

Annual Field Day



Lexington Rotary Club



The 2010 Favorite Pet Picture Contest Is Here First Week Entries



Submit your pictures now: by mail at P.O. Box 547 Lexington, TX 78947, or via e-mail at editor@lexingtonleader.com or bring them by the office on 612 Weatley. The Deadline is July 23,2010. We will print the winner on the front page in the August 5th issue.

Sports Thoughts…



The Lexington baseball team is still getting in some at-bats in the summer league. The playing experience is invaluable in the future. The Rangers beat the Astros five of six games to win the ‘Silver Boot’ in the in-state rivalry, if you want to call it that. Soccer teams will be loaded this year as World Cup fever will cause […]

Items to Think About



Did Texas, Tech, OU, and A&M do the right thing in spurning the Pac 10 conference? The schools were absolutely correct in this writers’ opinion in remaining in the Big XII minus two. Texas has won the national championship and played for it twice in the last four years. OU has been in the big game when Texas wasn’t. Why […]