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May 21, 2009 RSS feed / Community News

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Some of the time he's quiet. Some of the time he talks more than others, but most of the time he's resourceful. Alfred "Bull" Parks is a Lexington icon. He gathers pecans around the gazebo and at the Post Office. He builds saw horses for handymen. More...

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

When wanting to attract butterflies to your garden you should think of it as shopping for real estate. It's about what you want and location, location, location. Butterflies cannot regulate their body temperature, so they need to rely on the sun. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Strong-willed Kids Must Be Given Caring, Firm Discipline

QUESTION: I want to manage and lead my strong-willed child properly, but I'm afraid I'll break his spirit and damage him in some way. How can I deal with his misbehavior without hurting his self-concept? DR. More...

Lexington Homcoming Rodeo Results

The Lee County Texas Stars would like to thank everyone who came out to our Homecoming Rodeo. We had a wonderful turn out and the weather was nice. More...

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Jeff Hooper, right, presented Kevin Allen, President of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, with a check for $500 from Luminant last Friday afternoon. More...

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Girl Scout Troop 778 traveled to Corpus Christi for some sun & surf on Mother's Day weekend. Pictured left to right are Jessica Chrisner, Garlyn Radford, Krista Lerche, Troop Co-leader Holly Goode, Emily Gregg, and Jayme Goode. More...

DREAM BIG and Earn Free Circus Tickets!

Kids, are you interested in reading some cool library books this summer? Are you interested in earning a FREE circus ticket at the same time? After a highly successful inaugural year in 2006, Ringling Bros. More...

Drill Team Wins at Lee County Fair

The Color Guard team, Gray Thunder of Lee County, placed first in competition at Giddings Friday night during the Lee County Fair. More...

Grandma's Brag

Teal Reese Brockenbush

Daughter of Ryan and Brittany Brockenbush and Granddaughter of John and Robin Brockenbush More...

Beef Cattle Short Course Scheduled

The 55th Annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is scheduled Aug. 3-5 at Texas A&M University in College Station. More...

"The Look"

When I was a kid, my mom had a secret weapon for getting her children to behave. The weapon was silent. It was invisible. And it got results. More...

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Dr. Chuck Holt set aside a 5,000 square foot parcel of land at their home and dedicated it entirely to wildflowers. This shot gives a beautiful view at their Queen Anne's Lace, Indian Paint Blanket and others that have proliferated in their garden. More...

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Ellen Dominy, along with her twin boys, Brandon on the left and Dylan on the right, stand with the painting they won during the Lexington Homecoming Art Show this year. The painting was done by a local artist on cardboard. More...

Lexington Cancer Support Group

The Lexington Cancer Support Group which is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and is open to all who are dealing with cancer and their caretakers now meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The April book order at the Giddings Public Library contained several new CTL'S. They are Divine Justice by David Baldacci, Dashing Through The Snow by Mary and Carol Higgins Clark, Arctic Drift by Clive Cussler, More...

Lexington FFA Inducts New 2009-10 Officer Team

Lexington FFA Members Receive Degrees

The time has to come to elect new officers for the Lexington FFA. Last week, the FFA candidates had to fill out an application and then be interviewed by past and present FFA officers. More...

Texas Department of Agriculture To Award Grants To Promote Fruits, Vegetables And Other Specialty Crops

Agency seeking project proposals from industry, organizations

The Texas Department of Agriculture is requesting proposals for projects designed to enhance food safety and human health through the consumption and use of specialty crops, such as fruits, vegetables, dried fruit, tree nuts and nursery plants. More...

Lee County Fair BBQ Cook-Off Winners

Grand Champion winning team is Texas Pride, chief cook Steven Metzer from Kureten, Texas. More...

 













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