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April 16, 2009 RSS feed / Community News

Pennies for Prevention

April is Child Abuse Awareness month and the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards of Lee County has placed counter-top receptacles at several area businesses to help involve the community in raising money for "Pennies for Prevention". More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Good Students Have Self-discipline To Succeed

Question: The greatest power struggle in our home is over school assignments. Our fifth grader simply will not do them! When we try to force him to study, he sits and stares, doodles — gets up for water and just kills time. More...

From the Chef's Corner

Beefy Jalapeño Cornbread

When our family gets together, I try to prepare something we all enjoy eating and the menu that gets the most votes is Mexican food. This beefy cornbread casserole is a favorite dish at our house. More...

From the Archives

Q. I heard that it's best to water the garden when you see the plants begin to wilt. Is that correct? A. No. More...

44th Annual Lexington Homecoming Is First Weekend in May

Homecoming is fast approaching. We are in the final stretch of planning for our 44th Annual Lexington Homecoming scheduled for the first weekend in May. Folks are calling in from many points in Texas requesting space for craft booths. More...

Restoration of Native Grasses

Restoring and managing native grasses can contribute significantly to forage production for livestock grazing and habitat for a wide variety of wildlife species. More...

The Marc Run Fundraiser Raises Over $19,000

The MARC Run Fundraiser happened earlier this month in Rockdale and motorcycle enthusiasts helped to raise over $19,000 during the event. More...

Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, April 20, 2009 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. More...

Taking A Cue From Pro- Growth Texas Policies

Recently I opposed the $3.6 trillion federal budget proposed by President Obama and Democrat leaders in Congress. Simply stated, their budget taxes too much, spends too much, and borrows too much. More...

Engagement Announcement

Mr. Steve Reynolds of Lakeway and Ms. Donna Reynolds of Granger are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Candice Reynolds, to Andrew Albrecht, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin and Karen Albrecht of Lincoln. More...

Congratulations Margaretha

Margaretha Dafler is an official member of the Lexington Leader Over 90 Club. Born in Nebraska, Margaretha raised four children on a wheat farm near where she was born. In 1962 she moved her family to Washington, but kept the farm. More...

Grandma's Brag

Great granddaughter of the late Odie and Finnie Mullins of Lexington. More...

Ramos Concert at Blinn

The Rueben Ramos and the Mexican Revolution concert planned for last October is rescheduled for May 16 at 7 p.m. in the W. W. O'Donnell Performing Arts Center at Blinn College. More...

30 Years of Progress

When I was a kid, just 30-something years ago, I woke up to the sound of a tea kettle whistling so that my dad could get a cup of instant Maxwell House before driving to work. More...

Photo

More flowers from the Lee County Area. Send Your Flower or Wildflower Pictures to: editor@lexingtonleader.com More...














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