October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Community News

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The Lexington Lions Club was visited last week by their District Governor, Tom Holt, and his wife, Dianne. They spoke to the members about the Lions Camp for handicapped children, in Kerrville. More...

I’ll Drink to That!

Chocolate has come a long way from the days of Hershey’s bars, Snickers, and Whoppers. While we still indulge in such over-the-counter “fixes”, today we satiate our sweet tooth with all kinds of chocolate. More...

Researchers Offer Good News for Chocolate Lovers

If you love chocolate, there is some delicious news for you. Research studies have shown that the antioxidants in cocoa can lower your risk of colon cancer, which is one of the leading causes of death in America. More...

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Lexington’s Garden Club had a booth at the Festival ten years ago. Some of their members are seen helping customers, who were tryn to decide which goodies to take home. More...

What Flavor or Type of Chocolate Do You Like?

The website www.allthingsnewengland.com says, “The chocolate flavor you prefer reveals your core personality.”   More...

A little bit of Lexington History

John Taylor’s Garage

Mr. Taylor was one fine man. He worked hard and was as honest as anyone could possibly be. His garage was downtown and he was always on hand for lots of emergencies. He took all things of Lexington quite seriously.  More...

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Selected as Class Favorites this year for Homecoming are (left to right) Freshmen Brittany Krenek & Brandon Dominy; Juniors Kennedee Herklotz and Shane Worley; and Sophomores Shannon Chilton and More...

BPA Fundraiser with Papa John’s

The Lexington Chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) has joined forces with Papa John’s Pizza on October 15, 2014, 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. for our fall fundraiser. More...

Pink Hard Hats Raises Awareness

Since 2012, Bluebonnet has gone pink, so to speak, during the month of October to raise awareness for National Breast Cancer Awareness month. More...

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Storms last Thursday night brought high winds and rain to the area. Rodney Dexter of Lexington woke up to find a tree had fallen on his truck due to the storn. More...

10th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce announces its 10th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival, which will be held at the Lexington Memorial Park Building and grounds on Saturday, October 18, 2014. More...

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Former Lexington resident, Bobbie Morris (center), also enjoyed the first Chocolate Lovers Festival in Lexington. She is seen with members of her family and friends. More...

Money May Not Grow on Trees, But Chocolate Does!

One foodie once said, “Chocolate comes from cocoa, which is a tree.That makes it a plant. So chocolate is salad.”  More...

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Buster Ramsey took aim at Brad Aduddel at the 2013 Chocolate Lovers Festival! More...

Lexington Royalty in the Making

At the ripe age of only two years old, Ryann Retzlaff of Lexington, Texas competed in her first beauty pageant in December of 2013 and has been collecting sashes and crowns ever since. More...

Giddings Library News

Come visit the library and check out some of our new books and CDs:

Sniper’s Honor by Stephen Hunter – Investigating a World War II Russian sniper who was hunted by both Stalin and Hitler, former marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger wonders why such pains were taken to erase the woman’s records before find More...

AG News

Multi-County New Landowner Program

The Lee County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office, in cooperation with the Burleson and Milam County Extension offices, is hosting a Multi-County New Landowner Program. More...

1st Annual Chili Cook-Off

The Frank Smelser American Legion Post 6 will be holding its 1st Annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday, November 8 starting at 10 am and ending with the awards ceremony at approximately 4 pm. More...


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