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July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

Stop by the Giddings Public Library and check out a good book from the following selections.

Return to Willow Lake by Susan Wiggs brings readers home to Avalon, an idyllic town nestled on the tranquil shores of Willow Lake. There, one woman will rediscover her family and her dreams. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Eli The youngest grandson of Wesley and Sheri Sweet of Lexington. More...

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Pictured above are retired Lexington Police Officer, Ken Johnson, and his son, William Johnson, standing beside a replica of a 637 Sturgeon Class submarine identical to the one Ken was on while servi More...

Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, July 15, 2013 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. Admission is only $5.00. More...

Lexington’s 4th of July Fun in the Park

The Lexington EDC, Volunteer Fire Department and Chamber of Commerce hosted a fun filled night at the park on the 4th of July, providing tons of activities for families, patriotic music, and a fantastic fireworks display. More...

Roadcheck 2013 Inspects 9,200 Commercial Vehicles

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) inspected more than 9,200 commercial motor vehicles, compared to 8,062 in 2012, during a three-day inspection effort last month as part of Roadcheck 2013. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I just wanted to say a BIG thank you to the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department for the beautiful fireworks display on the 4th of July! More...

ONE NATION UNDER FIRE

In a small Kansas town, long before we knew how cruel it was to call someone retarded, Marsha struggled against powerful forces. More...

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Heaven VonRosenberg won All Tourney at the 10U Select State Tournament recently. More...

Learn How to Secure Funding for your Nonprofit

Register for the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission’s Development Seminar Series which is best suited for small organizations with limited staff such as historic preservation organizations, small museums, County Historical Commissions o More...

Fayetteville Steams up the Summertime Fun

Summer returns to Fayetteville with family-oriented traditions of sales and pickin’ at its best with the annual Fayetteville’s City-Wide Garage Sale and Texas Pickin’ Park both scheduled for Saturday, July 13. More...

This Week’s Pet Contest Entries

Submit Your Pictures to editor@lexingtonleader.com for the Favorite Pet Picture Contest!

Hi, my name is Chloe. My loveable owner is Whitney Willrich. I won 1st place in the 400 meter bunny dash at the Summer Olympics in London. Haha!! More...

Educators Attend 84th Annual Convention

Local educators joined more than 1000 key women educators from throughout the state for the 84th Annual Convention of the Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International in Austin, June 20- 22. More...

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A group of Lexington Elementary School teachers lined up like cabaret dancers on the last day of school, celebrating the beginning of a summer’s respite. More...

 













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