April 30, 2015 RSS feed / Community News

A little bit of Lexington History....

BACON –—AND HAM

The winter ritual of bringing home the bacon was different from today’s effort in years of the past. You went to the smokehouse and brought in a side of bacon (with much fat) and sliced it up yourself. More...

Welcome to the 50th Anniversary of the Annual Lexington Homecoming

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The Lexington Homecoming Parade consists of everything you’d expect from any parade - small town or large city - there are the fire trucks, the police cars, the marching bands, horses and rider More...

Bubba Westly and The Interstate Heartbreak to Perform Saturday

Bubba Westly and the Interstate Heartbreak will be the headline act Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Street Dance in Downtown Lexington.  More...

Davenport Featured Saturday Afternoon

Brian Davenport, a former Lexington resident, will take to the Gazebo Saturday afternoon, between noon and 3 p.m. More...

Rodeo and Petting Zoo in 2005

Most years during Homecoming there is a rodeo and there will be another one this year, both on Friday and Saturday nights, sponsored by the Texas Star 4H Club. More...

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In 1970, during Homecoming time, a fundraiser was organized to help build a City Park for Lexington. More...

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Lexington’s Kolton Allen stands in the middle of one of the finalists for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World Championship Barbecue Contest. More...

Homecoming Sing Moves to Downtown Gazebo

Each year, one of the first events that kicks off Lexington’s Annual Homecoming Celebration is the Homecoming Sing. More...

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Rain soaked streets and chilly weather did not deter the Lexington Middle School Band as they marched in the Homecoming Parade in 2005. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Andouille Turkey Gumbo

This dish is flavored with Andouille sausage, the spicy smoked sausage that is a traditional ingredient in gumbo. If you can’t find Andouille sausage, your favorite spicy sausage will work fine.   More...

A Journey in Time

I don’t know exactly when we passed through the time warp. We left Los Angeles International Airport on time, heading southeast. Somewhere over West Texas the announcement came, “Fasten your seatbelts. More...

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Lee County is moving into the season where the annual Relay for Life event puts the final touches on area teams who work all year raising money for the American Cancer Society. More...

Guess Who’s Coming to Lexington!

The legend himself, Leon Coffee, will be entertaining the fans at the Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Lexington Homecoming CPRA Rodeo on May 1 & 2, 2015. Don’t miss out on the fun!!! More...

TUB Headlines Friday Night Street Dance

The Texas Unlimited Band (aka TUB) was formed in the early 1980’s in the small town of Dime Box. More...

Homecoming 1969 & 1970

The first Homecoming was held in 1965. More...

Lee County Go Texan Champion Title to be Named in Lexington

Any teams wishing to compete for the Lee County Go Texan BBQ Champion Title must declare by 10am, Saturday, May 2nd at the Lexington Chamber of Commerce office. More...

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Kevin Allen and Kerry Bexley hand a winner of one of the 2013 Barbecue Cookoff categories his trophy. More...

Lexington - A Little Town with a Big Heart

If you move to Lexington, from “the big city” or just from down the road, you learn pretty quickly that you’ll never be “a native.” That may sound rough, but the truth is, everyone who is “a native” in Lexing More...


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