October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

Armadillos

A few people have asked where I get my ideas for the articles each week. I tell them that mostly it’s from personal experience. This week is no different.  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported - Free Access

Oct. 7, 1858- San Antonio Texan: The Bastrop Advertiser commented on the killing of a man that occurred at Long Point, Washington county. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Mexican Food   Of all the different kinds of food in the world, my very favorite is Mexican food. I grew up in the mid- Atlantic region, where I was Mexican-food deprived. But I made up for it once I got to Texas.  More...

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The Lexington Rotary Club presented a check to Lexington ISD in the amount of $2,600. More...

Social Security Matters

A “Surprise” Medicare Premium Increase

Dear Rusty: I don’t know if my situation is unique but here it is. More...

2018 International Convention

The 2018 International Convention of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International was held July 16-20, 2018 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas. More...

Save the Date - 6th Annual OktoBierFest

The 6th Annual OktoBierFest will be held at the Round Top Schuetzen Verein’s “Schuetzenpark” located at 710 FM 1457 just east of the city limits of Round Top on Oktober 27th, 2018. More...

4th Annual SteakTober Fest

Cameron Chamber of Commerce and Working for Cameron are hosting a “Steak”Tober Fest featuring 44 Farms Ribeye Steaks in the Steak Cookoff Association competition on Saturday, Oct. 13. More...

Costume Party Fundraiser

The Lexington Education Achievement Foundation (LEAF) is hosting a Texas Unlimited Band Costume Party Fundraiser Dance on Saturday, October 27, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Park Building. More...

It’s Pumpkin Time!

Pumpkins! Hayride! Games! and Photo opportunities! are all planned for Saturdays and Sundays through most of October at Lee County Christmas Trees. There will be a Tree Tunnel and maze too! The Gift Shop is full of antiques, unique items and jewelry! More...

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The Lexington Police Department hosted National Night Out last Tuesday night at the Lexington City Park. There were about 100 people who turned out to enjoy the evening of community fellowship. More...

Chef's Corner

Chili Cheese Casserole

This casserole, which puffs up like a souffle, is a perfect accompaniment for grilled steak or roasted meats.  7 (4 oz.) mild chopped green or hatch chilies 1 ½ lbs. Monterrey jack cheese, grated 4 eggs   More...

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Area friends and neighbors gathered at Herk’s Store and Grill last Tuesday to celebrate October birthdays. This month the birthdays of Elaine Kluge and Bobbie Quinney were enjoyed. More...

Open Stage - Free Access

This week marks a modest beginning, as all weeks usually do. In this particular instance, your hometown newspaper is venturing out into new territory with this column and your occasionally-humble correspondent by launching our podcast of Open Stage. More...

Time again to shop for the best Medicare deal

Now’s the time for Texans with Medicare to check their health and drug coverage for 2019. Medicare’s open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. More...

Curious Mortals Witness Execution - Free Access

Oct 11 will be the 140th “anniversary” of Bill Longley’s hanging at Giddings. It was widely covered not only in Texas but throughout the US and also in a number of foreign lands. More...

The Best Little Pig Gig in Texas

The Sausage Capital of Texas outdoes itself once again with the 31st Annual Hogeye Festival, celebrating in a small town with a huge appetite for family fun and a tremendous spirit for honoring pigs. More...

Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in La Grange, Texas. The show starts at 7:00 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is $7.00  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Jayden Amber Aileen Tucker Proud parents are Jesse & Liz Tucker of Lexington. She joins sisters, Kami & Sadie Tucker. Grandparents are Richard & Julie Tucker of Lexington. More...


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