December 6, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

Oh Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree!

As we come into the Christmas season, we start to think of the decorations to put up in our house and most of all what tree to get. More...

Open Stage

Last week, we took a look at the reach of electronic publishing by examining the download statistics for where our listeners for this column’s podcast are located.  More...

Food for Thought

Gingerbread

Ginger cake, gingerbread cookies, and gingerbread houses all embody the tastes and the aromas of Christmas. More...

Christmas Tree Lighting in Lexington

Here are some shots from Saturday’s Pioneer Festival of Lights. Pictured are Cheyanne Baker and Santa. More...

Congratulations to Jeanie Davis

Winner of Last Week’s Where is it? What is it?

Jeanie will receive a FREE One Year Subscription to the Leader for her winning answer.  Last week’s picture was identified by several people; it was a picture of buffalo on a ranch near Manheim on Hwy 21.   More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

Dec. 1, 1868– The ( Austin) Plow Boy carried advertisements for the Lexington Hotel under the ownership of B. T. Middleton; Frank M. Mundine, dealer in Staple and Fancy Goods, Groceries & C.; A. More...

Chef's Corner

Spicy Holiday Fruit Cookies

Try these spicy fruit cookies for special family and friends this holiday season.   More...

Schlesingers Musical Artists of Year

Tara and Paul Schlesinger have been named Musical Artists of the Year by the Country Music Hall of Fame in Gatesville, TX. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Our annual Christmas Open House will be on December 7, 2018. Come enjoy the entertainment, refreshments, and door prizes. Activities begin 10: 00 AM to 3: 00 PM. Special visit from Santa 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM. More...

Where is it? What is it?

The where is it, can be found in or around Lee County. It is in plain sight and can be seen from a street.  The first person to contact the Leader with the correct answer by noon on December 17th, will receive a free one year subscription. More...

Ask Rusty – Upset About Wife’s Reduced Social Security Benefits

Dear Rusty: My wife contributed to Social Security before and after working alongside her first husband in their business, but with no contributions during that period. More...


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