October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

October 11, 1877- Galveston Daily News: At Brenham, a man named Martin was arrested on a capias [warrant] from Giddings, charge of forgery, by J. W. Bell, editor of the Giddings Tribune. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Aleyna Gutierrez Daughter of Sam and Priscilla Gutierrez and Grand Daughter of Edward and Shannon Gutierrez and Gerardo and Ruby Guzman. More...

Special Polka Show Slated

The Opry will be held at the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Hall in Ellinger, Texas. The show will be held on October 16th and starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00. More...

Roses are not just for Valentine’s Day

Fall is in the air and gardeners are thinking about their garden. Snapdragons, pansies, and petunias are very common flowers to plant in the fall. They give such a spectacle of color. But what about roses? They too are spectacular in the fall. More...

A Day for Chocolate Lovers

Lexington United Methodist Church will again host “A Day for Chocolate Lovers” on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Church’s new Family Life Center located at Hale and 2nd St. in Lexington. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. More...

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The weather was a bit damp on Tuesday last week, but it didn’t keep the fine officers of the Lexington Police Department from hosting their annual National Night Out. More...

Social Security Matters

Government Pension Offset (GPO)

Dear Rusty: Several years ago the husband of a friend of mine died before he collected any of his Social Security. More...

AMAC chief issues statement on ‘the madness in Las Vegas’

Dan Weber calls for prayers and unity

Last week, Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], issued the following statement in the aftermath of “the madness in Las Vegas.”  More...

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Here the car show is lined up by the famous bridge, in the background the town of Dime Box can be seen and the booths for the festival are in view. AERIAL PHOTO BY EAGLES FLIGHT More...

Chef's Corner

Beef Taco Pie

Looking for a fresh and easy idea for a week night supper? Try this quick dish. My wife makes the ground meat ahead of time, freezes it until she’s ready to make this recipe.   More...

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The families of Lexington City Council Member Bobby Wesner and Pastor Jonathan Meyer were on the Square last week for National Night Out. More...

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Lexington Police Officer Tim Terpstra does a lot for our community, even though the Leader tends to give him the name of “Jim.” Sorry, Officer TIM!! We love you!! More...

Bus Ride to Houston’s Internat’l Quilt Show

The Colorado Valley Quilt Guild is sponsoring a bus to the Houston International Quilt Show on Saturday, November 4th. The bus drops the riders directly at the George R. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Sicilian Spaghetti Sauce Goes to Germany More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of new books and CDs. It’s too hot outside, so why not stay in and read a good book. More...

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Also present at the National Night Out event held in Lexington on October 3 were Gloria and Phil Richardson, Jennifer and Jaden Walton, and Belinda Muhl. More...

How to Search for Forgotten 401(k) Money

Dear Savvy Senior, How do I find an old 401(k) that I think I contributed money to at a former employer? Approaching Retirement Dear Approaching, More...

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With a bit of fog surrounding them like an angel’s halo, Michelle Benson is surrounded by her kiddos. Pictured are Allison, Kaela, Michelle and Braxton. More...


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