August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

A few thoughts on gardens and stuff

Pumpkinfest is coming up the beginning of October, this is an exciting time for me since I have become interested in pumpkins. They are amazing fruit, and have been used in cooking recipes for many years. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Eating Together More...

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Pumpkinfest and Chocolate Lovers Festival will be taking place on October 20th. Here are some huge pumpkins from a recent festival. More...

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On Thursday, August 1, the Lee County Historical Commission held an unveiling and dedication of the Sheriffs serving Lee County. More...

Social Security Matters

Working while collecting Social Security disability

Dear Rusty: My husband started getting Social Security disability in 2016 at the age of 61; he is now 63. Did it automatically switch over to regular Social Security? Also, he is feeling bored and would like to have a little job. More...

Old People Pride

Chester Smith shared this with the Leader:

I’m passing this on as I did not want to be the only “old people” receiving it. Actually, it’s not a bad thing to be called, as you will see.  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

August 3, 1868—Austin Republican: a letter from the Committee on State Affairs to the President of the Constitutional Convention, Gov. E. J. More...

Chef's Corner

Insalata Con Peche

Wow! Has this been a hot summer! It’s been almost too hot to even prepare dinner in the kitchen with the AC blowing! Try this light dish for a refreshing salad.   More...

Giddings Library News Corner

New books, DVDs, CDs, and magazines are available for your enjoyment. Stop by and visit us.  More...

Medicare plays big role in protecting nursing home patients

By Bob Moos, Southwest regional public affairs officer for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services More...

Open Stage

While addressing a group of high school students this week, I started to tell them about the instrument I was playing, but wound up taking an abrupt turn into something else entirely.  More...

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CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Wanda Johnson, Chelsea Rawlings and Chris Butler (left to right) as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CAS More...

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Members of the Lee County Historical Commission, some of which are seen at the left, helped to restore and preserve several photographs of former Lee County Sheriff’s, including the current She More...


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