December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

Who is Jack Frost?

Jack Frost, along with Old Man Winter, signals the coming of the winter season. Humanity for years has been fascinated with the weather, since most farming and crop plans depend on it. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

December 15, 1847 — Austin Democrat reported that James Shaw, representing Milam County, was among 58 sworn into the House of the Texas Legislature on December 13, 1847. [Lexington was in Milam County before Burleson County was organized.] More...

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Pictured above are friends and neighbors who gather the first Tuesday of each month at Herk’s Store and Grill to celebrate Birthdays for that month. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Benefits of Christmas Baking It’s holiday baking season! More...

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Pictured above is a brief look at the Children’s Presentation held last weekend at Lexington United Methodist Church. PHOTO BY MONICA EBERZ. More...

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The Leader was treated to another visit from the Lexington Elementary Second Grade Students this week. Amy Markert is seen above with her herd of kiddos! And, LOOK! Santa’s there too!! More...

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It was brought to the Leader’s attention last week that Prosperity Bank was named October Business of the Month by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce!! More...

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Pictured above is a snowy bird’s eye view of the north end of the Square, looking toward 4th Street Bakery, last Friday morning. It was a beautiful morning!! More...

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Pictured above are Isahbella Forester, a 4th grader at Giddings Intermediate, and Lee County Judge Paul Fischer. More...

Chef's Corner

Orange-Glazed Pork Loin

This crazy-good roast sprinkled with thyme and ginger is absolutely one of the best pork recipes I’ve ever tried.   More...

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Here’s a snowy morning’s view of the watertower, west of the Square, last Friday morning. PHOTO BY EAGLES FLIGHT AERIAL IMAGING SERVICES. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Giddings Public Library has a new selection of books and CDs for your enjoyment. Come enjoy these hot reads for cold nights. Learning Library will be held on Dec. 14th at 4:30 PM. More...

Fayette County Country Music Club will Host Their Christmas Opry on Monday, December 18

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their Christmas Opry on Monday, December 18, 2017 at the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Hall in Ellinger, Texas. New start time for the show is 7:00 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. More...

Social Security Matters

Computing Spousal Benefits

Dear Rusty: I read an article today, which talked about how one spouse’s benefits should be 50% of the other spouse’s and about something called a “spousal boost”. More...

Recognizing and Treating Depression in Retirement

Dear Savvy Senior, Since retiring a few years ago, my husband has become increasingly irritable and apathetic. I’m concerned that he’s depressed, even though he may not admit it. More...

Regional Spelling Bee to be in Austin

The West Austin Chamber of Commerce is buzzing with excitement! In conjunction with the Scripps National Spelling Bee program, the chamber will host the 2018 Austin Regional Spelling Bee on Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at the ZACH Topfer Theatre.  More...

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Pictured above and at the left, Lexington’s Square looked beautiful last Thursday night as the snow fell throughout the area. PHOTOS BY PHILLIP EBERZ. More...


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