April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

April 21, 1858 – (Houston) Weekly Telegraph: THE BAPTIST reported that Samuel T. Burroughs was accidentally shot in the hip by James Hutchinson, while the men were out turkey hunting at Lexington, Burleson County. More...

LHS to Perform

LHS will host a public performance of their award winning One Act Play on April 28th at 6pm in the LHS Cafeteria. Tickets for Adults are $5 and Students/ Children are $3, all ticket sales will be at the door. More...

Welcome to the 53rd Annual Lexington Homecoming

Homecoming Schedule of Events  Dates and times subject to change.  SATURDAY - APRIL 28   More...

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A young future volunteer fireman had a bird’s eye view at last year’s Homecoming, riding in one of Lexington VFD’s big trucks! More...

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CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Robin Cerny; Carrie Hill; Krystal Grimes and John Wright (left to right) as Court Appointed Special Advoca More...

Ask Rusty – Spouse Doesn’t Qualify on Her Own

Dear Rusty: I reached my full retirement age on 6/24/2017 and I plan to file for my benefits to start in June 2018. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

My Grandmother Used to... More...

Farmers Market Opening Soon in Lexington

In just two weeks the Lexington Farmers Market will launch its Grand Opening on May 12th. All are invited to come enjoy a day of food, fun, live music, kid’s activities, raffles and so much more. More...

Chef's Corner

Crispy Chicken with Rice and Pan Gravy

Try one of our family favorites. Chicken 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 6 oz. ea. 2 tsp. salt, divided 1 ½ tsp. black pepper, divided 2 large eggs ½ cup whole milk 2 cups panko breadcrumbs 1 ½ tsp. More...

Open Stage

During a recent phone call with longtime area musician Eddie Hosea (anyone who was in the area in the 70s should recall him), we started joking about publicity photos from our pasts and the stage clothing we wore in them. More...

Fire Attack 101

Recently firefighters from Lexington VFD, Tanglewood VFD and Blue VFD were assembled for a training session on how to recognize how fires can spread through a building and just what can happen in a situation where victims can be saved in a structure More...

Food Pantry

The LUMC is sponsoring a monthly Food Pantry/ free- will lunch on the first Thursday of each month. More...

Free Rides by CARTS April 30, 2018

The Capital Area Rural Transportation System will participate in Air Quality Awareness Week April 30th – May 4 th by offering Free Rides on CARTS Interurban, Bastrop Municipal and San Marcos Municipal Bus services. More...

Giddings Chamber Open House

The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our open house on May 1st from 10am to 5pm at our new office located in the Schubert-Fletcher home. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of many new books and CDs of all kinds. Come by the library and check out some of the new titles. The ribbon cutting ceremony for our new Community Garden will be on April 27th at 4 PM. Stop by for refreshments and drinks. More...

Community Garden Opening

The Giddings Library new community garden expansion will be opening on Friday, April 27th at 4PM. The community garden will be open for the public to come and use anytime. More...

Country Music to Inspire Your Soul

Area Entertainers to Hold 4th Annual Country Gospel Show

Tired of what is passing for music on mainstream radio and TV? If so, plan to attend the 4th Annual Country Gospel Jamboree, to be held Sunday, April 29 at the Giddings High School auditorium. More...


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