40 Acre Wood Summer Reading Program

Lady Eagle Volleyball

The following details all the Lady Eagle Volleyball action last week. It’s hard to believe the season has already started! Sorry about the lack of pictures. I took a load of them, then, for some reason, erased them. I’ll do better next week. Lexington Hammers Hearne The Lady Eagles started the 2012 season with a dominating win over Hearne in […]


Eagles Travel to Marlin

The Eagles’ second scrimmage of 2012 will be in Marlin Thursday night at 6:00 pm for the JV and 7:00 pm for the varsity. The Bulldogs are picked to finish sixth in the eight-team District 13-2A DI, with Cameron, Lago Vista, Salado, Troy, McGregor, Academy, and Florence. This may be the toughest district in 2A DI. Marlin returns six offensive […]

Eagle Scrimmage Report

Lexington scrimmaged Caldwell and the brand new College Station High School last Friday night in Elgin. Neither team was that much of a challenge for the highly ranked Eagles. The Eagle offense protected quarterback Kogan Garrett on pass plays, and the Eagles scored on four long runs. Coach Jason Holcomb said, “We were pleased with the effort of the kids, […]

Rates of Breastfeeding High in Texas

In Texas, 80.3 percent of mothers started breastfeeding, according to the 2012 Breastfeeding Report Card, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Texas’s number is above the national average of 76.9 percent. The report also found that in Texas 50.7 percent of mothers are still breastfeeding at 6 months and 25.6 are still breastfeeding at 12 months. […]

Combined Community Action, Rental Assistance Program

Combined Community Action, Inc. administers the Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program (TBRA) in the following counties: Austin, Bastrop, Colorado, Fayette, Lee, Caldwell, Hays and Travis, not including the Austin city limits. The TBRA is a program designed to assist families in achieving self-sufficiency. The program can assist with security deposits and up to 24 months of rental subsidies. Households must […]

After School Programs Resuming

Lexington United Methodist Church looks forward to resuming their After School Programs for the 2012-2013 school year. The fall semester will begin Wednesday, September 12, 2012. Pastor Lance Richards said, “We sincerely believe that your children will be blessed as they study God’s word each week.” M&M’s welcomes all K thru 4th graders & Link welcomes 5th – 6th graders […]

Meet the Eagles!

Meet the Eagles a Gigantic Success

The annual “Meet the Eagles” night sponsored by the Lexington Athletic Association was a huge success last Thursday night. There was a crowd estimated to be near 500 parents and supporters on hand to meet the new coaches, learn rules, and enjoy a good hamburger. The neatest thing was that every member of the band, every member of the cross […]