July 10, 2014 RSS feed / Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The 4th of July Celebration was a great success for our community. Young and old alike enjoyed the food, music, games, entertainment and visiting with friends. Thanks to all who worked and planned for the event. More...

Globe Hill Community to Receive Historical Marker

The Globe Hill Community of Lee County will be presented with a Texas Historical Marker on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Globe Hill Baptist Church, located at 4083 CR 133 in Giddings. More...

Lexington’s 4th of July

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A little bit of Lexington History

Well………..the way I remember it was…..

THE INFAMOUS CHICKEN FIGHTING EPISODES In the 60’s a bunch of young men got the idea—brought in from Houston —to raise and fight game chickens. Stupid idea, yes. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Three Little Words by Susan Mallery is an engaging story of modern romance. Can first love turn into the real deal? Isabel Beebe thinks she’s cursed in the romantic department. More...

Elgin

Beach Party

There is going to be a Beach Party in Elgin!  Save the date: It’s Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Elgin Memorial Park.  More...

Adventure Program

Every other Tuesday at Morris Memorial Park in Elgin, youth, eight years old and up, are invited to participate in the Youth Adventure Program, held from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

35th Annual Tennis Tourney

The 35th Annual Rockdale  Tennis Open is scheduled for July  23-27 at the Veterans Memorial  Park tennis courts.  The youth portion of the tournament will be held July 23- 25 and features seven separate categories for players aged More...

Lexington Student Ambassador

Local Lexington student, Sean Mayberry, will be representing us this month as a “People to People” student ambassador in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. More...

My Favorite Pet Picture Contest

First Week Entries

This little man is Mac! He is a lovable Pomeranian who loves to take long naps and go dancing in the rain! Sent in by Lauren Cass. More...

One Nation Under Fire

The following story is true. No names have been changed to protect the innocent. More...

Opportunity to Help Border Children

Members of the First Christian Church of Lexington have joined with Azle Christian Church of Azle, Texas, former church home of Lexington residents Kay and the late Paul Van Dorn, in the effort to gather and deliver children’s underwear to the More...

Amanda Bexley Named Summer Teacher

Amanda Bexley, a Lexington resident and Elgin Middle School teacher, was recently named the Summer Teacher by Everything Starts with 1 for her work as an educator who works to create an environment that fosters safety for her students. More...

From a Little Patch of Nothin’

Master Gardeners Sheri Sweet and her husband, Wesley, along with help from a few passers-by, took a little patch of nothin’ but dirt on the west side of the Lexington Senior Citizens Building and turned it into a beautiful, colorful, main attra More...

Bastrop

TPWD Go Fish

The Texas Parks and Wildlife will hold its last summer learn to fish class at the pond in Bastrop State Park on Saturday, July 12. This free class begins at 9 a.m. More...

Rockdale

Men’s Golf Assoc. Tourney

The Rockdale Country Club Men’s Golf Association is sponsoring the fourth annual Tiger Golf Team Alumni Tournament on Saturday, July 26, at 1 p.m. at the Country Club. More...

Winchester

Camp Lone Star BBQ

The annual Camp Lone Star BBQ and Auction will be held Sunday, July 27. Activities begin at 11 a.,. with an outdoor worship message. A barbecue meal will be served immediately after the service. The benefit live auction will be from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Photo

Cuttin Up Salon moved to their new location recently, next door to the Lexington Leader in the old Angel Kisses Antiques shop on the east side of the Square. More...

Birth Announcement

Jerry & Pauline Falke of Fedor would like to announce the birth of their grandson: Anton Christian Falke born on May 28th at St David’s Northwest, Austin. More...


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