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October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Community News

Meet, Greet and Eat

Before you head out to Trick or Treat, stop by Texas Folklife for an afternoon of art, conversation and barbecue with the photographers and authors of three books featured at the Texas Book Festival and in Texas Folklife exhibits. More...

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Jeff and Dinah Weems from Houston dropped in the Leader's office last week just in time to sample a delicious double fudge, dark chocolate cake baked by Claude Vaughn (center) of Lexington. More...

Holiday by the Tracks in Elgin

Families Make Memories in Historic Downtown Elgin

Holiday By the Tracks brings a fun family holiday celebration to Elgin. You can enjoy famous Lopez Burgers while your kids make amazing mudmen, pressed metal ornaments, and other unique crafts. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Leaving Money to Children Can Do More Harm Than Good

Question: My wife and I are approaching our retirement years, and we have been very blessed financially. We own several large businesses and will have a sizable estate to pass on to our three children. More...

Halloween

Text: Mark 10:13-16 "Halloween" originally meant "all hallows evening." "All hallows" meant "all the holy ones" or as we say today, "all saints." (In the Lord's Prayer, we pray, "Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed by thy name…" "Hallow More...

Lexington Elementary Celebrates Bus Safety Week

In observance of National Bus Safety Week, Lexington Elementary staff and students honored the bus drivers this past week. Students made cards and colored pictures to give to the bus drivers to show how much they are appreciated. More...

Important Browse Plants for Deer

When discussing deer diets, many people do not realize what deer actually eat. For the most part deer eat forbs (weeds), browse, and mast (acorns and other fruits). 'Browse' consists of stems and leaves of woody plants. More...

From the Chef's Corner

French Bread Pudding

Fall has just started and it brings to mind many good recipes that I look forward to making at this time of the year. One in particular I enjoy serving is this dessert for my guests or family. More...

GriefShare

GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one's death. Two sessions will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings: Saturday, November 21 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. More...

Happy 96th Birthday, Gertrude!

Gertrude Nimtz was born October 28, 1913 to Oswald and Emma (Benad) Mitschke. She grew up in Lee County and married Albert Nimtz on January 2, 1931. They had three children: Margie Nimtz Ripple, Grace Nimtz Lehmann and Gary Nimtz. More...

SWCDS Support Conservation Districts Current Authority

Soil and Water Conservation District Directors attending the 69th annual meeting of Texas Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Arlington, and who represent the state's 216 soil and water conservation districts (SWCDS), agreed to support Texas G More...

Civil War Symposium Scheduled

Texans' role in the 1863 campaign to defend Vicksburg will be examined in a seminar to be held in Abilene on Nov. 21. It is the only symposium held in Texas that focuses solely on the War Between the States. More...














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