2013-03-07

Focus on the Family

Kids Should Be Taught Discerning Music Taste

Q: My daughter listens to a lot of music, but we’re constantly fighting over what’s appropriate. I recently told her she can’t download songs tagged as “explicit” or buy CDs with a parental advisory logo. Is this an acceptable compromise? Jim: We’ve come a long way from the days when Elvis’ gyrating hips were a scandal. Unfortunately, relying on the […]

Eagles Capture 3rd in Home Town Tourney



The Lexington Eagles won two games and lost one in the Lexington baseball tourney this past weekend. The Eagles avenged a defeat by Franklin last weekend with a 13-5 win over the Lions. St. Andrews of Austin proved to be a tough opponent for all teams in the tourney. SA defeated Lexington 11-0 in route to winning the tourney. Game […]

Lady Eagles 2nd @ Weimar



The Lexington Lady Eagles went 2-1 in pool play on Thursday and turned that performance into a bid for the championship of the Weimar Softball Tourney. Lexington defeated Wharton and Weimar on Thursday and lost to Ganado. That performance matched them against El Campo Saturday. Defeating El Campo qualified Lexington to play in the championship game versus Weimar. Weimar defeated […]

Walk Across Texas in Lee County Kicks Off Soon



The Spring season is upon us and it’s time to “kick-off” Walk Across Texas in Lee County. The free event will run April 1 – May 24. Walk Across Texas is a great way to meet new people, start a healthy habit, enjoy a little friendly competition, get fit, have fun and spend prime time with your family, friends, colleagues, […]

Nature Festival Photo Contest Coming Up



Got any great nature photos? Were they taken somewhere in Texas? Do you want to share them with others and have a chance to be recognized among your family, friends and possibly thousands of Nature Festival visitors? Are you between the ages of zero and infinity? If so, you are eligible to submit your favorites in our Nature Festival Photo […]

Five – that’s 1-2-3-4-5 – Generations!



THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Yes. Two Times, Please “It’s good to see you, whoever you are,” Rodney said. Rodney was pushing ninety-five. He had thick, white hair, bright blues eyes, and a grin as wide as the Mississippi. It was hard to know how much was going on behind that face, however. Alzheimers had invaded four years previously, and Rodney had been slowly slipping […]

Honor Texas’ Heroines During Women’s History Month



From an influential stateswoman to a fearless West Texas rancher, the women who helped shape the Lone Star State’s real stories are recognized during Women’s History Month in March. Women such as Houston’s Barbara Jordan, an African American politician and educator who altered the political landscape in Texas, and Atlanta’s Bessie Coleman, who challenged boundaries by becoming the world’s first […]

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Eagles Honored



Senior Jason Washington and Junior Eriq Mitchell were chosen first team all-district in basketball voting done by opposing coaches. This is the second time Washington has been given the honor. Also, senior Zach Lay was voted to the second team. Cash Flot and London Jacob earned honorable mention. Also, Lay earned academic alldistrict and, according to Coach Michael Williams, he […]