August 8, 2013 RSS feed / Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

It’s time again to get ready for the back to school season and it is exciting to see the students getting ready for the new fall athletic season. Best wishes to all students in the coming school year!   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Brayden Conrad Drosche Son of Lindsay Brown and Brandon Drosche Grandson of Garry & Cathy Brown, Ed & Shirley Drosche, all of Lexington More...

SLCVFD Annual BBQ

South Lee County Volunteer Fire Department will serve up barbecue on Saturday, August 10, at the Serbin Picnic Grounds located on FM 2239. Serving will begin at 4:30 for to-go plates and at 5 o’clock for stay-and-eat plates. More...

LCTS 4-H Fall Playday Series

The Lee County Texas Stars 4- H Horse Club will kick off its fall playday series on August 24th at the American Legion Memorial Arena in Lexington.  The upcoming series dates are Saturdays Aug 24th, Sept 14th, Sept 28th, Oct 12th, Oct 26th, Nov More...

Attending Childcare Providers Will Clock Hours

Childcare Providers who attend the Dinner Tonight! More...

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The Lee County Soil & Water Conservation District #359 presented Kacey Shows with a $500.00 scholarship last week. More...

Texas Big Game Harvest Award

In order to preserve this legacy for future generations, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) worked together to develop the Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA). More...

Bastrop Sheriff’s Office Investigates Rooster Fighting

On August 4, 2013 at 11:00am, Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to roosters fighting at 664 Hwy 290 in Elgin. Deputies arrived on scene a few minutes later. Several people were seen fleeing the area on foot. More...

Brothers Think of Others First

Brandt (age 10), Brayden (age 9), Bryson (age 7), and Brennan (age 5) Vaughn just returned from Carolina Creek Christian Camp in Huntsville. Carolina Creek serves over 10,000 campers a summer through their three camps.  More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library continues to offer more of our latest selections from our recent books. We just finished our Summer Reading program and it was a big success. More...

25 Years Celebrated!

Phil, as I look back with such happiness and pride upon our 25th wedding anniversary, I come to realize that every memory we have shared together, side by side, has really been a dream come true for More...

Local Seniors Need Your Help

All too often Senior Citizens have to decide between purchasing medications, paying a utility bill or buying food. This is the case for many senior citizens in Lee County. This segment of our population is growing every day. More...

Happy Birthday, Virginia!

The Birthday Group that meets at Herk’s on a regular basis had another reason to celebrate last week! It was Virginia Causey’s Birthday! More...

Dinner Tonight!

August 8

Lee County is site to the August 8th travel edition of Dinner Tonight!, a cooking school road show. More...

Lee County 4-H Members Compete at State Horse Show

From July 20th through the 27th, 4-H members from all over the state gathered in Abilene for the 51st Texas State 4-H Horse Show, including members of the Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Horse Club. More...

Lexington Store Owner Featured in Co-op Magazine

Heidi Frazier, owner of 40 Acre Wood Used Book Store in downtown Lexington, was featured in the Bluebonnet Co-op Magazine this month. Be sure and check it out!   More...

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Pictured above are members of the Tanglewood and Rockdale Volunteer Fire Departments helping to put out an 18 wheeler that caught fire last week north of Tanglewood. More...

Five Quick Tips to Lower Energy Costs and Power Back to School Budgets

It seems like summer only just started, and already the Back to School ads for clothes, bags, and supplies are hitting the airwaves. More...

Burn Ban Issued for Bastrop County

Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape has issued an order prohibiting outdoor burning of vegetative or combustible material that is not in an enclosure capable of containing all sparks and flames. More...


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