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Fall into winter

This year, I noticed that we have had no monarch butterflies visiting our property. I found this curious since at this time last year I was beginning to wonder if I have enough milkweed for them. Milkweed is what is called a host plant for the monarch. That means they get nectar from it mostly but also from other plants. […]


Reading Lexington’s Past Remembered”, I thought about a community activity of the Depression days that I wish I knew more about. Stanley had information about the Canning Activity for the school that I have heard about but didn’t know much about. My husband told me that the school farm at one time raised peas to be canned by the local […]

Lexington’s Past Reported

August 4, 1872 – Galveston Daily News: “ Copartnerships. Dissolution. John S. Allen having retired from the business of merchandising in the town of Lexington, Burleson county, Texas, the partnership heretofore existing there between George A. Smith, John Allen and Dr. Frank Allen, is this day, dissolved by mutual consent, and all the outstanding debts and assets of the late […]

Chef’s Corner

Green Bean Spaghetti Carbonara One thing about fast preparing recipes for busy families is that they can be healthy and filling at the same time. 1 lb. regular spaghetti¾ lb. fresh green beans, cut into bite-size pieces½ lb. bacon chopped1 medium onion, finely chopped2 eggs1 cup parmesan cheeseSalt and Pepper to taste Cook pasta according to package directions. Add beans […]

Summer Reading Club Party!

40 Acre Wood bookstore located on Third Street on the Square and My Friends House Day School partnered to celebrate the summer reading club accomplishments of area youth reading enthusiasts. (See pictures at the left.) More than 100 children joined the club this summer, logging the number of books they read and/or the number of hours they read this summer. […]


Record Books Lee County 4-H had four members sending Record Books to District competition. Earning a 2nd Place Senior was Emma Lyon with her Rabbit book. Lukas Iselt placed 3rd Junior with his book on STEM project. In her Record Book, regarding her 4-H experience, Emma said, “I have met so many people that are now my family, have been […]


Above are the Top Ten at the Lions Club fundraiser last Saturday night, before the culling went deep! Below Keith Bexley worked his magic as the auctioneer. PHOTOS BY NANCY ORGAN.

Lions Club Welcomes New Members

Lexington Lions Club welcomed some new members recently. In the picture above, Dale and Leah Phelps are seen with their sponsor Cindy Herklotz. In the picture at the left, Cindy Herklotz is seen as the sponsor for new members David and Marsha Horton. Marsha is not seen in the picture, but she is definitely one of the newbies! The Lexington […]

Hunters Ed Class Scheduled

With hunting season around the corner, a Hunters Ed course is planned for Lexington on August 20, 2022 from 10 am until 4pm. The class is open for up to 40 students. Lee County Game Warden Giovanni Moreno will assist Randy Whited that day with questions and activities. Participants have to register online beforehand and CANNOT register on the day […]

Giddings Chamber Community Awards

The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 2022 Community Awards recipients. Every year we are so happy to receive nominations for individuals and businesses that we are able to recognize for their efforts and contributions to our community. The time and thought that goes into the nominations to describe our award recipients is always heartwarming. We […]

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