Focus on the Family

When Building Stepfamilies, Allow Stepkids To Set Pace

Q: My wife and I are both divorced and trying to raise a blended family. Is there any advice you can give me on how to help our children bond with our spouse? Juli: The wedding ceremony may have made you a blended family, but developing those deep bonds of connection takes a lot more time. Ron Deal, founder of […]

Sports Thoughts……

The teams that made the 2A state baseball tourney: Palmer, Bushland, Central Heights, and Cameron, are all big schools. Palmer, Bushland, and Cameron played in 2A-Division I football. Central Heights does not play football. All four teams in Class A played in the Division I. Is it possible the UIL needs to separate the baseball and basketball districts the same […]

The Big O’s Sports Tidbits

The Mavericks made a tremendous comeback Friday night to even the NBA championship series at one game each. Most of the ‘experts ‘ call that game an aberration and the Heat will still win the series in five or six games. A two-point loss Sunday night put Miami up 2-1. A lot of the people I talked to about this […]


Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Kylie Hobbs, Chesnee Lamb, Sean Mayberry, Destiny Nolen, Grace Patschke, Kadean Rhodes, Jaquelin Rodriguez, Travis Rowe, Malorie Sanders, Kalyn Springer, Macy Sweat and Heaven Von Rosenberg Fourth Grade: Dylan Atkins, Kayla Boettcher, William Boyer, Lillie Clifford, Samantha Couch, Jalisha Crawford, William Dorsett, Luke Drosche, Macie Garrison, Ty Garrison, Jewell Glover, Alexis Gonzales, Cade Hawley, Caroline Heller, […]

Engagement Announcement

David and Debbie Peterson of Lexington and Robert and Beth Gordon of Katy are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Jordan Michael Peterson and Melissa “Missy” Gayle Gordon. Missy is the granddaughter of Fred & Carol Wurst of Galveston and Nathan and Adeline Gordon of Gonzales. Jordan is the grandson of Alton and Esther Namken […]

Now Here’s a Trip You Can Sink Your Teeth Into!

The Lee County Extension Education Association is hosting a Tour to Amarillo on July 15 through July 18. This 4-day/3-night excursion to Amarillo includes a full schedule of activities and events. Guests will travel on a chartered bus from Extension Office in Giddings, with an additional guest pick-up in Lexington, to the Texas Panhandle. The first evening offers guests the […]

Blue United Methodist Church Homecoming

Blue United Methodist Church will be holding their annual Homecoming service and potluck this Sunday, June 12. We will worship at 10:30 a.m. with lunch immediately following. Please note that this is a different time than previous years. People may bring a covered dish to share if they wish. A cemetery committee meeting will follow at 2 p.m.


The Lee County Family Health Fair will be Thursday, June 9, in Giddings at the Old Elementary Cafeteria, between 9 am and 12 noon. Admission is free. A Health Walk will be held between 8 am and 9 am; registration begins at 7:30 am. The old Giddings Elementary is at the corner of East Industry and South Williams. The Health […]

VBS at Lexington UMC

The Lexington United Methodist Church will be having Vacation Bible School every Wednesday, starting June 15, 2011. Bible School will continue every Wednesday (except June 29th), through Wednesday, August 3rd. Bible school will begin at 3 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. Participants will start with a snack and rotate to art/crafts, story time, music and recreation stations. All children […]