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June 25, 2009 RSS feed / Community News

Texas Reading Club Underway At Libraries Across State

The Texas Reading Club, a program designed by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to encourage more than 461,000 youth to read for pleasure and to promote library usage, is well underway in 775 libraries all across Texas. More...

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Alaya McKinley shows off one of her grandmother's beautiful roses. Alaya is the daughter of Nathan and the late Heidi McKinley and the granddaughter of Pat and John David McKinley. More...

Disking For Wildlife

A general statement can be made that the most productive wildlife habitat is found on properties with diverse vegetation. More...

Hirsch - Territo Wedding

Miss Sarah Nicole Hirsch and Vincent Salvatore Territo were united in marriage on May 9, 2009 in the Grace Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas. The wedding was followed by dinner and dancing at the Knights of Columbus Hall in League City. More...

Great American Food & Music Festival Includes Elgin's Southside Market & BBQ

Southside Market & BBQ was recently invited to participate in the Great American Food & Music Festival held in Mountain View, California on June 13, 2009. More...

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Miss Julia Burkhalter, granddaughter of Gary and Beverly Iselt of Lexington, was chosen Queen of Hope in a pageant sponsored by the American Cancer Society of Louisiana. More...

Local Hearing Care Provider Helps Impoverished Children

Local hearing care provider Randy Schoenborn and a team of volunteers will travel to Tampico, Mexico and Reynosa, Mexico for a hearing mission this month. More...

Mobile Mammography Services Available in Smithville and Elgin

All women should have their first mammogram by the age of 40 and each year thereafter. More...

About the Starkey Hearing Foundation

The Starkey Hearing Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes hearing health awareness and provides hearing aids to persons in need worldwide. Their efforts have resulted in over 335,000 hearing aids distributed since 2000. More...

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Cancer survivors from around Lee County participated in the annual Relay for Life held at Giddings Buffalo Stadium recently. Some of those survivors are pictured here. More...

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The Lexington Rotary Club installed their 2009-2010 officers last Tuesday evening at a meeting held at Dr. Chuck and Donna Holt's home located on FM 696 E. More...

Summer-Fall Classes with the American Red Cross of Central Texas Now Available

As more Central Texans turn out to area pools, rivers and lakes, or gather for family events this summer, the need for essential lifesaving and caregiving skills has never been more in demand. More...

Grandma's Brag

Hey Grandma - Show off your cute grandkids in the Leader. It's free and then everyone will see what you've been bragging about! More...

About The Texas State Library And Archives Commission

TSLAC helps Texans find the information they seek. The people of Texas utilize TSLAC services and programs to effectively use information and materials that improve their lives, the lives of their families, and their communities. More...

Defying The Odds

Life is so much simpler when you are a child. Anything is possible. Well, to be honest, anything is still possible, but when you are an adult, if it's not probable, we don't even try. As adults, we measure the odds. More...

Award Winning Quilt Donated to Giddings Volunteer Firefighters

Gerline's Quilting Angels presented a king size string quilt to the Giddings Volunteer Fire Department. The quilt, which won first in category at the 2009 Lee County Fair Quilt Show, was accepted by David Burttschell, President of the GVFD. More...

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Ms. Beverly Seffel, Director of Community Relations for the Ronald McDonald House of Charities, Austin and Central Texas area, was the guest speaker at the Lexington Lions Club meeting held on June 18, 2009. More...

Better than breakfast at Tiffany's!

One of the good things in life that brings a smile to the early riser is a delicious breakfast served by happy cookers! And that's the case every Thursday morning at the Masonic Lodge in Lexington. More...

Hill Country Peaches Still Available

There are a few surviving peach varieties of the April 7th frost in the Hill Country. Growers are picking varieties such as BlazePrince, Ruston Red, and Redskin have a small crop of fruit on them now and into July. More...

AG Groups Weigh In On EPA's Endangerment Finding

Nearly two-dozen farm and ranch organizations sent a letter today to the Environmental Protection Agency opposing its proposal to classify greenhouse gases as a public health risk. More...

Applicants Being Sought for 2010 Young Leader Program

The Texas Soybean Association and the American Soybean Association (ASA) and Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont Business, are seeking applicants for the 2010 Young Leader Program. More...

Owner of NewSound Honored for Philanthropic Efforts

Schoenborn was recently honored with the So the World May Hear Award for providing hearing aids to persons in need through his strong support of the Starkey Hearing Foundation. More...

Forest Grove News

Happy Father's Day to all you Dads! A little late, but we hope your Father's Day was happy and a day spent in your favorite way. More...














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