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June 11, 2010 RSS feed / Community News

What’s Happening in the Towns Around?

Elgin 2010 Juneteenth Celebration More...

Caleb’s Believers

This Friday night, the Lee County Relay for Life will host its Annual event at Eagle Stadium in Lexington. One team known as Caleb’s Believers, wants everyone to know that it’s not just about walking. More...

Civil War Era Topic of Meeting

The Fayette County Genealogy Society met recently and heard a presentation by George Gully, who has an extensive collection of firearms, swords, old bottles and other memorabilia of the Civil War era. More...

Hall of Honor Nominations Sought

The Blinn College Ex-Students Association is seeking nominations for its eighth annual Hall of Honor awards. The Association honors alumni and others who have contributed to their communities. More...

The Mooshies

We’re snuggled up in front of the TV; the beginning of a romantic evening. He’s rubbing my back and I’m playing with his hair. Then he opened his mouth: “I love to touch you. More...

Young Musician Qualifies to Play in Special Performance

Brady Knippa, son of Tom and Denise Knippa, of Irving, Texas, was chosen to play with the Coppell High School percussion ensemble in their “Purely Rhyth- mic 2010” performance on May 22, 2010. More...

Bastrop County equestrians gained

Bastrop County equestrians gained a new place to ride on May 22, 2010 when a group of riders met at the Yegua Knobbs Preserve just north of McDade to ride the beautiful rolling hills in the famous Kno More...

Art Bra Contest

An art bra contest and display, Creative Cups for the Cause, will be conducted as part of The 4th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair, a breast cancer awareness fundraiser, to be held in Giddings to benefit Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center (LCACRC). More...

Hope Floats

Sam Scoggins (left), owner of Dream Cars Classic and Rare Car Remanufacturing, presents Chamber of Commerce Volunteer, Greg Langehennig, a check for $100 for the restoration of the Chamber Float and c More...

Alcoa Retirees Meeting

The Alcoa Retirees and spouse will meet at the Rockdale KC Hall, June 10th at 6 p.m. A catered fish meal will be served by Ricky’s Catering. Members names M-Z should bring a dessert. More...

Local Cadet Graduates From West Point

Cadet Robert Lee Lewis, son of Lee & Cinda Lewis of Lexington, TX, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Lewis was home schooled. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in Civil Engineering. More...

. Grandma’s Brag

Grant and Brady Knippa Tom and Denise Knippa of Irving, Texas are the loving parents. Grandparents are Mrs. More...

Mack Family Reunion Scheduled

The Ollie and Versie Mack Family Reunion 2010 has been scheduled for Saturday, July 31, 2010 at George H. Patterson Community Center in Rockdale, Texas. Doors open at 11:30am. BBQ lunch will be served at 1:00pm. More...

Pickin’ Berries at Down Home Ranch

One of the things we do at Down Home Ranch to create jobs and income are things like growing, picking and juicing berries to make jelly. More...

1st Annual Bazaar Holy Family Catholic Church

Holy Family Catholic Church will host their 1st Annual Bazaar on Sunday, June 13, 2010. A Live Auction will start around 1:30 p.m., featuring five (5) calves, a steer hide, antler art, chainsaw, quilts, BBQ briskets, furniture and much more. More...

Wednesday Morning Sewing Club,

Some of the members of the Wednesday Morning Sewing Club, held at Holy Family Catholic Church, are holding up a 1934 antique quilt donated by Byrne Connally. More...

 













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