What’s Happening in the Towns Around?

Fredericksburg/ Luckenbach   14th Annual Hill Country Run April 30 through May 2, the first ever Luckenbach Shuffle slated for 14th Annual Hill County Run Motorcycle Rally. The Hill Country will come alive with the sound of roaring engines and motorcycles in all shapes, colors and sizes. On Thursday, April 29, at 6:30 pm you are invited to an informal […]

From the Chef’s Corner

Creamy Mexican Fiesta with Beef

This winter has been a good time to prepare “soul food” recipes that stick to the ribs. I seem to be satisfied with ground meat dishes. No matter what ingredients you add to the ground meat, when it’s all mixed together, it ends up satisfying the palate. This one will make you say “ooh” and “aah” over it. 1 lbs. […]

Flower Power!

Planting to Attract Songbirds

The magical sounds of birds can be pleasing to the ear and relaxing to the soul. In fact, when surveyed, most people voted bird song as their favorite sound, followed by other nature and water sounds. So what can you do to fill the air on your property with bird song? Providing what birds are looking for – water, food, […]

Rudolph & Minnie Seifert Ahrendt

Married February 21, 1926

Parents of Fred, Frank (deceased), Robert, Erle (deceased), Viola and Dottie. In June 2010 The Leader will feature Wedding Pictures from the 1920’s to the 1940’s. Send us your old wedding pictures, along with informatioon the people in them. You can mail them to us at P.O. Box 547, Lexington, TX 78947; email them to us at editor@lexingtonleaderf.com, or drop […]


My birthday is near again. Do you remember when birthdays used to be fun? As a child, your birthday meant cake, ice cream and a gift or two. It meant you got to pick what the family would have for dinner that evening. If at any time during the day there was a dispute about, say, the last cookie, you […]

LCTS 4-H Fall Playday Series Results

The LCTS 4-H completed their fall playday series in January and presented awards to qualified riders on February 28 at the Lexington Park. There were 65 riders that qualified for the series and had the choice of receiving a buckle or Carhart jacket. Here are the results. Leadline Class: 11 riders qualified and the top riders were MacKenzie Foley (1st), […]

Local Sign Painter Dresses the Town

Johnny Jones, a life-long resident of Lexington and a professional sign painter, has been seen working in Giddings for the past three weeks on a large mural on the side of a building that remains after the old Goodson Lumber building was torn down from the same location. The mural faces the newly paved parking lot for the Giddings Post […]

New Convenient Service for City Residents

Residents of the City of Lexington will find a more convenient way to pay their light bill without having to go inside the new City Hall. This week, the City installed a drive-through-type drop box at the rear of the building so that people can drive up to the box and place their payment in. “We needed to replace the […]

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has available for check-out Kathryn Storkett’s The Help which has been number one on the best seller list for several weeks. This moving novel filled with humor and hope features two maids, Aibileen and Minny, who tell about the people they work for. This book will surprise you with touching moments that are indicative of our […]