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August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Community News

Lexington area agent among second quarter’s top agents

A Hermann Sons fraternal insurance agent from the Lexington area has been recognized as a top producer for the second quarter of 2013. More...

GriefShare

GriefShare is a nondenominational seminar/ support group for anyone who has lost someone close to him/her. The 13 sessions will be held on Thursday evenings, 6-8 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 300 N. Grimes, Giddings, Texas starting August 22nd. More...

Czech Heritage Society Publishes New Book

The Last Flight of American Bomber #118 on August 29, 1944

The Czech Heritage Society of Texas, Inc., has released the translation of the book, ‘Posledni Let’, (The Last Flight of American Bomber #118 on August 29, 1944). More...

Holland Family Enjoys a Trip Abroad

Trudy and Gary Holland enjoyed a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this summer. Their son, Craig, and his wife and daughter, Anne-Maree and Isabelle, live there right now as they get ready for another Summer Olympics, which will be in 2016. More...

Photo

Pictured are some of the Lexington 5th grade students who participated in their 5th Grade Talent Show before school ended last spring. PHOTO BY LEIGH KOLACEK. More...

2nd Annual Tri-county Aggie Moms Fightin’ Texas Aggie Yell Practice

WHOOP!!!! Pull out your maroon, Aggie up, and join us for the 2nd Fightin’ Texas Aggie Yell Practice!! Fayette, Lee, and Colorado Counties will come together August 9th, 6:00 p.m. More...

Texas Folklife and Antone’s Presents CD Release Party

Texas Folklife announces the release party for “Accordion Kings & Queens Live!” CD on Sunday, August 4th at Antone’s Night Club in Austin. More...

86th Annual Fayette County Fair Returns to La Grange August 29 - September 1

For almost nine decades, the Fayette County Fair of La Grange has served up a tradition of fun and entertainment, while enjoying the incredible preserved heritage that has encompassed this community. More...

Summer Reading Parties and Winners

The Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center, would like to thank everyone who participated and helped with the wonderful success of Summer Reading 2013! More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library offers a wide variety of books for your reading pleasure. More...

Lexington UMC to Host Financial Peace University

Lexington United Methodist Church will host Financial Peace Univeristy, beginning September 8 at 2 p.m. with a class preview on August 11 at 2 p.m. More...

Correction:

Last week the Leader inadvertently reported that Cameron Wagner was hired to replace Robert Mack. He was hired in the public works department and wasn’t replacing anyone. More...

2nd Lt. Lindell of Ledbetter graduates Ranger School

2nd Lt. Kyle Lee Lindell of Ledbetter graduated from the U.S. Army’s Ranger School on Friday, July 12, 2013 at Fort Benning, GA. More...

Lone Star Opry - Country Music Monday in Giddings!

The Rotary Club of Giddings has a full and exciting list of performers lined up for the August 5th Lone Star Opry Program. More...

Courage To Stand Up To Friends

When I stood up to my friends, defending a new girl at my school, the janitor, Mr. Bandon, saw the whole thing. He told me that it can take more courage to stand up to friends than to enemies. More...

Blinn Students Volunteer To Guide At-Risk Youths From Crime

Paralegal students train juries, defendants at City of Bryan’s Teen Court

Many of the students in Blinn College’s Legal Assistant program<https://www.blinn.edu/ twe/legal/> enrolled so they could learn about the legal system and make a difference in their community - the same reasons that Blinn’s Legal As More...

Amnesty for Library Fines

Food For Fines

The Giddings Public Library invites anyone with outstanding library fines to deliver nonperishable food items to the library during regular business hours and leave the library with a cleared account (up to $100 in fines). More...

Lexington VFD and Lions Club Fundraiser

The annual Lexington Volunteer Fire Department and Lions Club Fundraiser was held last Saturday night. Here are a few pictures from the event. More...














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