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October 11, 2012 RSS feed / Community News

Down Home Ranch Hosts Halloween Fun on Saturday, October 20

Down Home Ranch, a community for young adults with intellectual disabilities, is offering a chance for neighbors to visit the Ranch with their children for a Halloween Barn Party and Hayride on Saturday, October 20 from 3:00- 6:00PM. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Patrons of the Giddings Public Library who like to check out CD’s will be pleased to see that the latest book shipment has popular items that are books in CD also. More...

Award Scholarship

On August 20, 2012, the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) College of Medicine awarded scholarships to students for the 2012-2013 academic year. More...

Outdoor News

October 2, 2012 While sitting in my truck drinking coffee Saturday morning, I couldn’t help but chuckle as I counted 21 vehicles parked in and around the Somerville Wildlife Management Area. More...

Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, October 15, 2012 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. More...

Come to the 9th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce invites you to Lexington, Texas for its ninth annual Chocolate Lovers Festival, which will be held Downtown on the Square on Saturday, October 20. More...

2011 Baking Contest Winners

Adult DessertFirst, Crystalynn KnoblochSecond, Stella BookerThird, Cindy Gibson Youth CakeFirst, Payson & Genevieve EberzSecond, Brittany Grander & ChristinaEsseandThird, Rebecca Frazier More...

4th Street Kids Bakery Classes

4th Street Bakery, located on the Square, will again be giving baking classes to the children on Saturday curing Chocolate Lovers! More...

James Willis Franklin

James Willis Franklin was born November 20, 1941 in Galveston, TX (BOI—born on the island), to Boyce Preston and Eda Marie Rygaard Franklin. He graduated from La Marque High School in 1959. More...

Ruth Walther Mittasch

September 8, 1924 - October 5, 2012

Ruth Walther Mittasch was born on September 8, 1924 in Warda, Texas to Albert & Alma (Zoch) Walther. She was baptized on September 21, 1924 and confirmed on April 10, 1938 both at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda. More...

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Cake winners in 2004 Chocolate Lovers Festival. More...

The History of Chocolate

* A Brief History of Pierre L’Enfant and Washington, D.C. More...

Welcome Home from Afghanistan, Matt Smothermon!

Matt serves with the Oklahoma National Guard and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star in March of 2012, following his deployment to Afghanistan. He and his wife, Zoe, live in Tulsa, Oklahoma. More...

Outdoor News

One of the issues facing bow hunters this fall is the amount of dove weed and ragweed. Dove weed is averaging 3 to 4 feet in height in some places and ragweed is averaging 8 to 12 feet in height at others. More...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Bldg. More...

Welcome Easton Bradley King!

Eric and Jana King would like to announce the arrival of their son Easton Bradley King. He was born September 7, 2012 and weighed 8 lbs, 7 ozs and was 21 1/2 inches long. More...

If it’s Not Your Money - It’s a Crime!

Do you know the signs of financial exploitation?

Texas Adult Protective Services (APS) reminds all Texans to make it their business to protect people who are elderly or have disabilities from financial exploitation. More...

Annual Bluebonnet Horse Expo

The Bluebonnet Horse Expo is a day full of horses: learning, shopping, adopting and more! More...

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Holy Family Catholic Church Fall Festival

Joyce Paulk and Lynn Speiers were the cashiers for the Country Store. More...

2010 Baking Contest Winners

Adult CakeFirst, L.D. LeviSecond, Melissa BrownThird, Ricki Hooper Adult DessertFirst, Amanda AduddellSecond, Tonya BohlThird, Cindy Gibson More...

Marian Ruth Ahrendt

September 17, 1929 - October 2, 2012.

Ruth was born on September 17, 1929 in Edgar, Texas to the late Marvin Kennedy and Lora Collins Kennedy. After growing up in the Cuero area, where she graduated from high school, Ruth went to Baldwin Business School. More...

Billy “Bill” Horace Koenig

June 7, 1933 - October 3, 2012

Billy “Bill” Horace Koenig was born on June 7, 1933 in Elgin, Texas to Wayland Horace & Hazel (Morris) Koenig. He graduated from high school in Austin and served in the United States Marines during the Korean Conflict. More...

Robert “Bob” Allen Whitesides

November 17, 1942 - October 2, 2012

Robert “Bob” Allen Whitesides was born on November 17, 1942 to Allen & Zell (Cowley) Whitesides in San Rafael, California. Bob attended Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas graduating in 1961. He served in the U.S. More...

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Come to the Chocolate Lovers Festival and shop the many venders! More...

The Cabins Will Give Tours For Chocolate Festival

Annette Woodward is seen with the Dorsett family, whom she gave a tour of the Lexington Log Cabins located on the north end of the Square during last year’s Chocolate Lovers Festival. More...

 













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