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October 21, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Early Voting Underway

Early voting for the upcoming General Election started this week and will continue through Friday, October 29. Early voting will take place Monday through Friday at the Giddings Public Library located at 276 N. Orange Street from 8 a.m. More...

Taking The Picture

Digital cameras have given us the ability to take many more pictures than we could have with our 35 mm point-and-shoot; but is this a good thing? More...

St. Joseph One of Three Texas Companies Up For National Award

St. Joseph Regional Health System is the only health care organization in Texas, and the first organization in the Brazos Valley, selected to advance to the final round of evaluation for the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Jalapeno Corn Chowder

Soup is always a welcome and warming supper. The cold season is not too far away. It’s time to start planning winter menus. This one tastes like it simmered all day (but it didn’t). More...

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Got Spirit?

Haley Jatzlau and Heather Mills, Seniors at LHS, ask, “Got Spirit? Get ya some!” as they promote a Spirit Wash every Thursday evening at the Peterson parking lot. More...

NW Lee County 4- H Service Project

Blue Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser

On Saturday, October 9th members of Northwest Lee County 4-H worked hard to help make the Blue Volunteer Fire Department’s annual fundraiser a success. The boys and girls came in the morning to clean and set up for the evening festivities. More...

The 4th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair

Tuesday, October 12th, The 4th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair was held in Giddings at the American Legion Hall. It was a great breast cancer awareness fundraising event to benefit Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center and Combined Community Action. More...

Gregory Willrich, Jr. Receives National Honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced that Lexington High School student Gregory K. Willrich, Jr. has been selected for membership. More...

Pink Ribbon Affair Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Trendy P’s

Lexington’s Candace Thornton (left) is a 3-year survivor of Breast Cancer and is on the cover of this year’s Cups for the Cause calendar, which is available at the Leader. More...

Chocolate Fest

A good crowd participated in the 5K Chocolate Dash last Saturday. More...

Focus on the Family

Mother Must Protect Kids From Ex-husband

Q: Years ago my former husband was convicted of molesting our daughter (now age 9), and his parole will be ending soon. Our children (we also have a son, age 11) haven’t seen him since 2002 and neither one remembers him. More...

Giddings Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident

William Edward Budnik, 55, from Giddings, suffered incapacitating injuries in a motorcycle accident last Saturday night shortly before 8:30. More...

Winners of Creative Cups for the Cause

During The Pink Ribbon Affair on October 12th the special attraction of the evening was the Creative Cups for the Cause art bra contest and exhibit. People from the local area and beyond submitted a total of 70 entries this year. More...

The Best Medicine

If you want to know how much fun you can have at the Lexington Garden Club meetings, just take a gander at the smiles on these bright faces! The proof is in the laughter! More...

Sen. Hutchison Troubled by EPA Mandating Ethanol Increase

Introduces Bill Directing Studies on Safety, Costs, and Commercial Impact

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today raised the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline for model year vehicles of 2007 and later, U.S. More...

Former LHS Grad Recognized

Sigma Alpha Lambda is proud to announce that Raven Y. Cooper of Lexington has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the Texas State University. More...

Texas Master NaturalistTM Training Class 2011

The Gideon Lincecum Chapter of TMN is taking applications for the following new training class: Saturday, January 29th (Orientation) to mid May (Graduation), 2011 Class sessions are to be held on Monday nights from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Winedale H More...

Grandma’s Brag

Kirby Jace Smith

2 ½ year old Kirby is the son of Mitch and Ashlee Smith, of Lexington. Grandparents are Steve and Kathy Mills of Lexington and Ronnie and Cathy Richter of Fedor. More...

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Holden Earns Nuclear Engineering Degree

Levi W. Holden graduated from Texas A&M University on May 14, 2010, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering. Levi graduated summa cum laude and was ranked tied for first in his class along with Kristina Yancey of San Antonio. More...

Chocolate Lovers

In many countries, chocolate covered grasshoppers and other types of “protein” are considered a delicacy. The looks on these faces will speak to the opposite in our country.... More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has the book Spoken From The Heart. More...

Texas Courts Now Receiving DPS Traffic Citations Electronically

The Texas Department of Public Safety is now making available all of its traffic citation information to Texas courts and precincts electronically, as well as on paper. More...

TxDOT Cautions Motorists To Watch Out For Deer

Along with cooler weather, fall months bring about an increase in deer activity. As a result, Texas motorists should keep a close watch for animals that occasionally wander onto the highway, especially at night. More...

Preserving America’s Leadership in Space Exploration and Research

For more than 40 years, the United States has led the world in human space flight and the critical research and technology development that supports exploration, scientific study, and the medical breakthroughs that have fueled our economy and create More...

Wedding Announcement

Levi Wesley Holden and Kristi Nicole Smith were married on May 22, 2010, at Westoak Woods Baptist Church in Austin with the Rev. Dan Ott officiating. The bride was attended by her sisters Raeshel Smith of Belton and Erin Wright of Austin. More...














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