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October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Community News

6th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival Saturday, October 17, 2009 on the Square in Lovely Downtown Lexington

Last year's Chocolate Lovers Festival was a huge success from every account. More vendors lined the streets than in years past and the baking contests pulled in more than 50 entries. More...

The Chocolate Lovers Festival

Fun For The Kids All Day Long

Every year there are chocolate-themed contests including the Scooper-Bowl ice-cream-eating contests for youngsters and the chocolate pie-eating contests for older children and teenagers. More...

2008 Cakes and Candies

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Lee County Animal Welfare League

A new non-profit or 501-(c) 3 organization, Lee County Animal Welfare League, has been formed to assist Lee County cat and dog owners with the cost of spaying/ neutering and vaccinating their pets. More...

What Is the Best Way to Invest Your Savings?

Compiled by Mae Beth Palone Independent Bankers Assocition of Texas You have worked hard for your money and you want to make the most of your investments so you will have the necessary funds when you need them. More...

Girl Scouts Looking for a Few Good Sponsors

Local Girl Scout Troup 2362 are looking for sponsors of their Troup to help them buy supplies for craft projects, do community service projects and for raising funds to help offset travel expenses when they have field trips. More...

Grandma's Brag

Juliana is the daughter of Rhonda and Joel Cabello of Austin. Her grandparents are Ricki and Jimmie Hooper of Lexington and Emma Cabello (deceased) of Texas City. More...

"Jungle Book Kids"

The Brenham Children's Chorus will be performing "Disney's Jungle Book Kids" at the Blinn College O'Donnell Center in Brenham on Saturday, October 10 at 7 pm and on Sunday, October 11 at 2 pm. More...

Best Chocolate Cake/Dessert Contest

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce is looking for some great chocolate cakes and great chocolate desserts! Two categories - Youth 13-and-under (entry fee $3.00) and Adults (ages 14 and over - entry fee $6. More...

Chocolate Lovers Fun 2008

Winning First Place in the Youth Division of the Dessert Contest was Girl Scout Troop 2362. Taking second was Chase Allert, whose brother, Brett, is standing in for him. Third Place winner was Theresa Ramos (not pictured). More...

6th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009

Schedule of Events

Spend the day surrounded by Chocolate! 8:00 - 11:00 Gourmet-recipe chocolate pancake breakfast 8:00 - 9:30 5K Fun-Run 9:30 - 4:00 Chocolate Alley An assortment of chocolate items to sample and purchase 12:00 - 2:00 Pie-eating, More...

Marburger Annual Family Reunion

50th Robert and Clara Marburger's clan gather in Warda

Members of the Robert and Clara Marburger family enjoyed the 50th Annual Marburger Reunion in Warda last month, with dozens in attendance. More...

Texas Wine Month

In recognition of Texas Wine Month, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced that Texas wine promoters can apply for individual grants up to $10,000 to be used to increase the current marketing of Texas wine at wine-related events, festivals More...

Pines and Prairies and Bugle Boy Host Benefit Show

Pines and Prairies Land Trust and the Bugle Boy Foundation announce a special concert featuring popular Nashville artists Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart for one show on Friday, October 16. More...














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