May 11, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Come visit the library and check out some of the new books and CDs:  Summer Reading is coming. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”. Registration is May 30th thru June 12th. The first program takes place on June 14th. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Can’t figure it Out? Don’t worry, you can put in a “Brag” anytime. Just contact the Leader. More...

Girl Scout Closing Ceremonies

On Sunday, April 30th, the Bluebonnet Trails Service Unit held its annual closing ceremonies for Girl Scouts at Simmang Park in Giddings. More...

Homecoming BBQ Cookoff Winners

Winners of the Margarita Division: 1st Too Sauced (Warren Siegmund pictured); 2nd Smokin Tailgaters (Frank Wilkinson pictured) and 3rd Bottoms Up (Charlene Hess pictured). More...

More Scenes from Lexington’s 52nd Homecoming

Genevieve Eberz and her mom, Monica, ran in the Rotary 5K. More...

Can I Inherit My Parent’s Debt?

Dear Savvy Senior,  What happens to a person’s debt after they die? My mother has taken on a lot of medical and credit card debt over the past few years and I’m worried that my brother and I will be responsible for it when she dies. More...

Chef's Corner

“Sho-Nuf” Meatloaf

I’m always trying different recipes for meatloaves. This is one of our family favorites.   More...

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Some members of the Lexington community gathered at Herk’s Store and Grill last week to offer Birthday Wishes to Lee Marks and Stephanie Kellenberger (seated front). More...

2017 Parade Marshals - a Family Affair

This year, Lexington Homecoming’s Parade Marshals were the late Jerry Poston, Sr.’s family, including his wife, Nell, and his children, Jo and Jerry, Jr. More...

Tootsie Tomanetz’s Roots Go Deep in Lee County and Lexington

Norma Frances Otto, better known as Tootsie, was born to Herman and Elnora Otto on April 21, 1935, on a farm three miles east of Lexington in the String Prairie community. She was the oldest of three children and she was daddy’s tomboy!  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

May 8 through May 12, 1857: Compiled from reports in The LaGrange True Grit, Galveston News, Austin State Gazette and Galveston Civilian and Gazette: Two men were shot and killed near Lexington on April 24, during an attempt to recover a mule stolen More...

Why I am standing up for Texas’ most vulnerable

Nursing homes need more than political rhetoric from Austin

By Rep. J.D. Sheffield, DO  The political professionals in Austin trying to kill my effort to improve Texas nursing homes by calling it a “granny tax” should be ashamed of themselves.  Let’s set the record straight. More...

Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. So be sure to be with us for this great show. More...


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