January 14, 2016 RSS feed / General Stories

An agricultural view of the race for the White House

The following views are my own. Neither my employer, Texas Farm Bureau, nor its AGFUND PAC has ever endorsed a candidate for president. More...

Lexington City Council Agenda

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Their agenda follows:  1. Call meeting to order.  2. More...

Beef Cattle Production Series Offered to Producers

AG News

The Texas Beef Council (TBC) and Texas AgriLife Extension Service have teamed up to present a special Beef 706 program, a three-part series of hands-on sessions focusing on beef quality management and marketing opportunities. More...

Texas Big Game Awards

2016-2017 Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for the 16th Annual Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA) Wildlife Conservation College Scholarship Program, sponsored by Carter’s Country Outdoor Stores and the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Texas. More...

Lions International Peace Poster Contest

The Lexington Lions Club participated in the 29th Annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest this year through the assistance of Candice Weiser, Counselor at the Lexington Middle School. The contest was open to students 11-13. More...

Tune in to the Texas Poets’ Podcast

The Texas Poets Podcast is a monthly online show that features Texas poets discussing the poetry of other Texas poets. It is fashioned after the New Yorker Poetry Podcast and the Poetry Off the Shelf podcast.  More...

Photos

These three pictures are this week’s winners in our January Art Contest. Each entry came from the Lexington Elementary School. This picture was colored by Halle Bruce, Age 4. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Every child knows that the true end of an argument is when their parent invokes Executive Order number one: “Because I said so!”  Our current President wants to be Parent to the nation. More...

Americans’ Retirement - Save a little

Most Americans rely heavily on Social Security, but it’s not enough to retire on. There are numerous stories and statistics about worrisome Americans and retirement.  More...

Award Winning Quilter to Speak at Quilt Guild

On Tuesday, January 26th at 10:00 a.m., Cynthia Williford, from Houston, Texas will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Colorado Valley Quilt Guild. Her lecture is entitled “Step One~ Color and Quilts.”  More...

Brazos Valley CEU Conference

The 2016 Brazos Valley CEU Conference will be conducted on Friday, January 29, at the Burleson County Fairgrounds in Caldwell. TDA certified, licensed, commercial and noncommercial applicators can obtain up to five CEU’s in one day.  More...

D’Vine Testament to be at Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, January 18, 2016 at the KC Hall in La Grange. Our entertainers for this special Gospel show will be:  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported:

January 11, 1866 – The Southern Intelligencer (Austin, Texas): The Federal Government advertised for bids to carry the mail once per week from Young’s Settlement to Caldwell and return via intermediate post offices at Sand Fly, Blue Branc More...

LISD BAND FUNDRAISER

The Lexington Band Boosters hosted a fundraiser last Sunday at the Park Building, serving up some delicious fried chicken, cooked by those generous and great community volunteers of the Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department! More...


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