September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

The weather looks like it will start to cool off some now. That means some plants will begin their annual sleep cycle.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Maddox Alec Davis Parents: Sarah Worley & Dustin Davis Grandparents: Paula & Curtis Worley, Lisa Davis, Regan Worley and Sonny Brown and lots of great grandparents. More...

Enrollment Open for Texas Prepaid College Tuition

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds families that open enrollment in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, began Sept. 1 and runs through Feb. 28, 2018. More...

Tribute to Hank Williams and Patsy Cline

Fayette Opry Venue Changes

Due to the flooding of the KC Hall, the Opry this month will be held at the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Hall in Ellinger, Texas. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00. More...

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Dalton Lambert is like a ray of sunshine on Wednesday mornings for all of us at the Lexington Leader. We are so grateful he has chosen to help us get your paper to you each week! More...

Check-In Services That Can Help Seniors Stay Put

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any services you know of that check in on elderly seniors who live alone? I worry about my 84- year-old father falling or having a medical emergency, and not being able to get to the phone to call for help. More...

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Lexington Lions Club President Stephen Meuth is seen giving Rockport native, Gail Pelath, a donation of $1,000 to help with Hurricane Harvey disaster relief. More...

Livestock Indemnity Program Benefits Available to Fayette/Lee County

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Levi F. More...

Gamma Omega Meeting

The Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on August 5, 2017 in Phillipsburg, Texas with fifty-five members in attendance.  More...

Dime Box Plans 40th Annual Mini Marathon

Recently featured as “one of the oldest races in Texas” in the January issue of a state magazine for athletes, the Mini Marathon began as an Eagle Scout project and has been held as an annual event for 40 consecutive years. More...

Chef's Corner

Savannah Trifle

Our English heritage is evident in such delicacies as Savannah Trifle. My wife likes to serve this dessert on special occasions.  6 cups milk 1 ½ cups sugar 4 Tbsps. cornstarch 6 eggs ½ cup cream sherry 1 ½ lbs. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

September 10, 1877- Galveston Weekly News: J.F. More...

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Birthdays were celebrated again at Herk’s on Tuesday, September 5. Friends and neighbors helped celebrate the birthdays of Priscilla Brister and Pat Rao. More...

Emergency Support to Meals on Wheels Texas

Meals on Wheels Texas is thrilled by a contribution of $75,000 provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture to support their Texas Disaster Relief Fund. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

All-Natural Natural. All-Natural. 100% Natural. These are some of the labels that have been appearing on foods in our grocery stores in recent years. That seems like a good thing, right? After all, who wants to eat “unnatural” food? More...

Social Security Matters

Survivor’s Benefits and the RIB LIM (benefit limit)

Dear Rusty: My friend and I, both very recently widowed, were discussing our future and, based upon the suggestion of other friends, need to explore applying to Social Security for survivor’s benefits. More...

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Gail is seen above with the back of her car filled with many items she took back to Rockport for distribution to victims of the horrific storm. More...

Parents! Help Your Kids with Online Safety

The Online Safety presentation has been rescheduled for Tues. Sept. 19th at 6:30pm in the Elementary Cafeteria. The Community Workshop dealing with online safety for students has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 19, at 6:30 p.m. More...

New Master Gardeners

The Little River Basin Master Gardener Association (LRBMGA) is proud to announce the certification of Aloma Clayton, Judy Marks, Becky Ferrara, and Jen Coleman. More...


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