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October 4, 2012 RSS feed / Community News

The 6th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

The 6th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair will be held to benefit Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center and Combined Community Action, to help cancer survivors and their families and to educate youth about cancer prevention in Lee and surrounding counties. More...

CCA’s Sponsor a Family for Christmas

With the cooler weather that has blessed us, it reminds us of the holiday season that is fast approaching. At Combined Community Action we have many deserving families who aren’t able to provide their children a traditional Christmas. More...

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The Holy Family Sewing Group has created two king sized quilts for their fall festival live auction. More...

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Area “Water Volleyball Players” held their annual Labor Day Tournament recently, putting an end to their fun and games for the summer. More...

Kleinschmidt Pens Sequel

Sheryl Kleinschmidt, a Lexington native, has penned a sequel to her first book, Rest in Peace on the Yegua. More...

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Jason Turnipseed, seen at the right, went on the hunt of a lifetime recently! He shot a huge elk in Colorado with his bow and arrow on September 17. The elk scored 379 5/8"! More...

Welcome to our little Girl!

Bill and Sara Holcombe of Friendswood, Texas are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Aubrey Grace Holcombe. Aubrey was born August 10, 2012, at 10:22 a.m. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: I wanted to pass on something very special that happened last Friday. I’m active duty Army and stationed at Fort Hood. More...

It’s a Boy!

Darrell Lee Nail, IV

Born to Samantha and Darrell Lee Nail on September 7, 2012 at St. David’s Hospital in Austin, weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. and measuring 20.5”. Proud grandparents are Beverly and Paul Russo and Jennifer and Darrell Nail. More...

Taylor EDC Hosts First Downtown Celebration

The Taylor Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) is hosting their first annual Celebrate Downtown Taylor event from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 6 in the heart of Taylor’s historic downtown. More...

Great Grandpa’s Brag!

Helping to celebrate Great-Grandpa’s, Robert “Bubba” Poston’s, birthday were his great-grandchildren, Emma Behrens, Korban Brown, Leighton Brown, Everyleigh Brown and Robert M More...

Community Advisory Panel Hears from Alcoa and LCRA

Plans made by the Community Advisory Panel to Alcoa (Rockdale Operations)— CAPARO—to tour Alcoa’s reclamation of the former Sandow Mine were postponed when Alcoa informed members of plans to sell the 34,000 acre site to the Lower Co More...

Apply now for the Texas Rain Catcher Award

TWDB is accepting applications for its annual Texas Rain Catcher Award. The award promotes the technology, educates the public and recognizes excellence in the area of rainwater harvesting in Texas. More...

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187 people participated in the Giddings New Horizons Lions Brain Power Five & Dime 5K/ 1K Run/Walk this past Saturday. More...

6th Annual Texas Chainsaw Manicure

Taking Place Saturday, October 13th at Down Home Ranch

The Bastrop fire over Labor Day Weekend in 2011 was a grim reminder of just how important preparing for a wildfire can be. More...














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