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Free and clear: Lexington museum to burn note at 2 p.m. on Sunday

Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center to burn note at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center to burn note at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. LEXINGTON—The Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center Inc. invites the public to a noteburning ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16 at the Heritage Building across from the town square.

Refreshments will be served following the ceremony, according to Jamie Wright, spokesman.

"The Heritage Center building loan was paid in full recently," he said, "and we want to thank everyone and let them know how their support and perseverance has helped in our efforts.

"The Log Cabins Museum represents a part of Lexington's heritage where our forefathers lived and taught us lessons which helped develop our history and our future," Wright said.

"The museum will continue to bring tourists into Lexington where they will be able to learn and understand how our pioneers' joys, hardships and adversity were important factors in development of a nation and strong people to run it."

The Log Cabins also have docents available Thursday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for tours. "There are many ways for anyone to participate in the efforts to maintain this museum and we make available those opportunities for everyone," Wright said.

For more information call 925-699-9405.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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