October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  Lee, Milam, Burleson and Bastrop counties depend on the Central Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer. Our four counties must pull together to protect and conserve our groundwater, property values and economy. More...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 29, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.  Thursday, October 30, 2014   More...

8th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, the Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center (LCACRC) and Combined Community Action held the 8th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair. More...

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The 2014 Lexington FFA Greenhands attended the District 1, Area 3 Greenhand camp on September 22. More...

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

APS puts a spotlight on financial exploitation

Adult Protective Services (APS) is urging everyone to make it their business to protect the elderly or those with disabilities from financial exploitation. More than 1,100 Texans were confirmed victims of financial exploitation last year.  More...

Engagement Announcement

Diana Marie Mathis and Ethan Clay Schumann are proud to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.   More...

5 Generations Celebrate Elenora Clara Medack’s 97th Birthday on October 30, 2014!

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Elgin

Great Happenings in Elgin

The Elgin Chamber of Commerce is always looking for ways to promote their town and their people. Here are a few things happening in Elgin over the next few weeks:  More...

La Grange

Feral Hog Contest

The feral hog population causes economic losses to all Central Texas counties, but Fayette County has announced they are going to remain pro-active in trying to curb it. More...

Round Top

Wine Fest

This year’s Harvest Celebration will be held on Saturday, November 1, at the Round Top Fall Wine Festival 2014. It will be a day to stroll around Round Top and taste wines from around the world. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m. More...

A little bit of Lexington History

THE LOG CABINS

In Downtown Lexington, across from the square, are the cabins that were the pet project of Kate Wood. More...

Giddings Library News

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

Killer Ambition by Marcia Clark – When the daughter of a billionaire Hollywood director is found murdered after what appears to be a kidnapping gone wrong, Los Angeles Special Trials prosecutor Rachel Knight and Detective Bailey Keller find the More...

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Members of the Dime Box FFA posed at the City entrance,welcoming everyone to town, and encouraging others to join the FFA. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I have lived in this community for a very long time and I’m still learning about it’s history. On Oct.19 , I was invited to take part in honoring a citizen that was from the Moab settlement near Lexington. More...

Allene Parks Jones Honored

Mayor Charlotte Hooper, Allene Parks Jones and W.O. Exner More...

A Look At The Past

The Week of October 30

The October 26, 1884 – Brenham Daily Banner reports that Gov Ireland spoke at Lexington along with Hon. J.F. Miller, candidate for congress from the Eighth district, and Hon. R.H. Phelps, presidential elector for the same district.   More...

Halloween in Lexington

Halloween will be big in Lexington, once again, as people, young and old, converge on the Square in downtown Lexington to trick or treat, visit local businesses, and enjoy a large community celebration of the costume crazy holiday.  More...

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Candice Weiser and Hollee Muhl prove that they are serious Eagle fans! They covered themselves with Eagle ribbons last week in support of the upcoming football game. More...

It’s a Boy!

Brian and Jackie Lauderdale are happy to announce the birth of their son,  Lincoln Curtis Lauderdale.   Lincoln was born October 3, 2014 at 3:22 p.m. He tipped the scales at 6 lbs, 13 ozs. and measured 18.5 inches long.  More...

College Station

Civil Rights Act Symposium

Texas A&M University will host a major interdisciplinary symposium commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on Thursday, Nov. 6 at Rudder Theatre from 8:30 to 6 p.m. More...

Giddings

The Sky is the Limit

Registration for the Lee County Dribblers is taking place now through December 5, 2014, encouraging youngsters by knowing that “the sky is the limit” to what they can do on the basketball court!  More...

Loebau

Turkey Supper

Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau will host a Turkey Supper on Friday, November 7, at their facility located at 4654 CR 114 in Lincoln. Adult and take out plates will be $8. Children’s plates will be $4. Each dinner includes dessert and a tea. More...

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Grandma’s Brag!

son of Audra and Bryan Mayberry grandson of Lisa and Doug Gaeke and Karen Mayberry great grandson of Peggy and Donald Brown , Colene and Louis Gaeke, and Jackie Mayberry   More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

What Will It Be Like?   “Margie, how can I help? Are you worried or concerned about anything?” I asked.  Margie’s eyes widened. “Yes. More...


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