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August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Community News

Grandma’s Brag!

Ready to go to an Olympic event in London! Parents are Craig and Anne-Maree Holland of London, UK. Grandparents are Gary and Trudy Holland of Lexington. More...

What To Do When It’s Hot

This summer may be one of the hottest on record for much of the country. Americans have handled the heat in different ways. More...

Private Applicator Training Set

Individuals wanting to become a licensed private applicator with the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) will have an opportunity to attend a training on Wednesday, September 19, in the Lee County Extension office, 310 South Grimes, Giddings. More...

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Faith and Luke Dafler were at Fourth Street Bakery last Friday, enjoying a nice cup of juice with their mother, when both of them announced that they are “Super Ready!” for school to star More...

Former Lexington Grad Continues to Work with Olympics

Craig Holland, graduate of Lexington High School and Texas A&M, is working at his 6th Olympics Games. Craig is a venue manager at the Beach Volleyball Venue at the Horse Guard Parade in downtown London. More...

40 Acre Wood’s 2012 Summer Reading Club

40 Acre Wood’s 2012 Summer Reading Club will hold its annual celebration at the Woodson Community Center in Lexington on Saturday, August 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting onWednesday, August 8th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.Agenda:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. Citizen input.4. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has a number of good books about travel. Fodor’s Germany by Leonie Adeane provides information on accommodations, restaurants, walking and driving tours, sightseeing, transportation, and shopping. More...

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Beef Cattle Workshop - Sept. 10

A Beef Cattle Workshop has been scheduled for Monday, September 10, beginning at 6:00 pm, in the Lincoln Community Center. Area livestock producers are encouraged to attend. Scheduled speakers and topics are: * Dr. More...

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The Lee County Soil & Water Conservation District #359 presented Amy Markert with a $500.00 scholarship. More...

Local Boy Scouts trek through New Mexico Wilderness

Boy Scout Troop 143 from Lexington and Troop 142 from Giddings, recently sent a crew of 9 teenage Scouts and 3 adult leaders on a backpacking trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch located near Cimarron, New Mexico. More...

The Lee County Go Texan Horseshoe and Washer Tournament at Fedor Fish Fry

The Lee County Go Texan committee will be holding a horseshoe and washer tournament in conjunction with the Fedor Fish Fry on August 25, 2012. There will be two separate competitions for each contest – a county and an open category. More...

Giddings Business Featured In Japanese Magazine

Gerline’s Quilt Shoppe at 1383 CR 205 is featured in the August issue of ‘Patchwork Tsushin’ magazine. The magazine crew came to Texas during the International Quilt Festival in Houston in Nov. 2011. More...














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