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July 7, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Piper Smith winner at Josey Ranch

Piper Smith, 11 years old, granddaughter of Sandy and Leon Smith of Lexington, received her buckle for winning the 2D at the Martha Josey Barrel racing school near Marshall, Texas. More...

Home Country

I took my homemade yellow-andblack pirogue, the Bayou Banana, out on Miller Pond the other day. It was a nice kind of day, sunny and warm, no wind. I paddled around for about an hour, I guess. Good exercise, right? A relaxing paddle, right? More...

Giddings Library News Corner

THERE IS A NEW SHIPMENT OF BOOKS EVERY MONTH.

Stop by the Giddings Public Library and check out our variety of new books. Buttons And Bows by Monica Ferris is a needlecraft mystery. More...

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THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“HALLO! SO NICE TO SEE YOU.” Sam greeted me the same way every time I walked through his door. “Hallo! So nice to see you,” he’d say, peering at me through his fatigue-ridden eyes. More...

Texas Tornadoes competed in USEDA National Competition

The last week of June, the Texas Tornadoes competed in the USEDA National Competition in Lindale Tx. More...

Sens. Hutchison and Cornyn React to Major Disaster Declaration for Texas

Federal Declaration will provide Federal assistance to help communities recover from Texas wildfires

U. S. Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison ( R- TX) and John Cornyn (R-TX) today reacted to President Barack Obama’s issuance of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas. More...

Baylor College of Dentistry

Dental care on the road and tackling tooth injuries

Ah…summertime. The great outdoors beckon. Thousands of Americans will spend their vacations hiking the trails of Texas and the national parks. More...

Thank Goodness for Small Town People!

Thank goodness for small town people’s courtesy & kindness. On Wednesday, June 29, I drove over to Giddings to meet with a friend to look at a sofa. On my way home I decided to take advantage of the good gas prices. More...

Prepare For Hurricanes Before They Make Landfall

Hurricane season, which runs annually from June 1 to Nov. 30, is now under way, so there’s no better time to have a plan, take stock of necessary items and safeguard your health. And, it all begins with a first aid kit. More...

Orphan Opossum

We have two cats that bask in my daughter’s adoration. Unfortunately my oldest son is allergic to cats, so they bask outdoors. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Shrimp Deviled Egg Salad Summer is speeding right along. The one meal I enjoy is lunchtime. The light menus are a welcome when the weather gets over 90 degrees. More...

.Grandma’s Brag

Send us your picture for Grandma’s Brag! It’s Free! Share the Love! Bring it by or e-mail it to us at editor@lexingtonleader.com More...

DPS urges Texans to help prevent wildfires

The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to use caution and avoid situations that could cause wildfires to break out. More...

Annual Campaign to Reduce Air Pollution Kicks Off with Hybrid Car Giveaway

High gas prices and the higher ozone levels that accompany scorching temperatures are causing a growing number of Texas drivers to think “green” this summer. More...

Reduce Air Pollution and Cut Fuel Costs, Too

Every driver can contribute to clean air in Texas. Here are some simple suggestions from the Drive Clean Across Texas campaign: 1 Keep your vehicle in top shape More...

Just Down at the Halls!

Between our inside and outside animals we have a pretty good selection of fun photos! Enjoy! Katie & Guy Hall Enter your Pet Pictures in the Leader’s Favorite Pet More...

Texas A & M College of Nursing

The healing power of music

Can you imagine a world without music? Music is more than playing skillfully on an instrument. It can be the song of birds, the music of the ocean rushing to the shore or the babbling of a baby. More...

 













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