2010-04-08

Save Texas History Goes Ghost Hunting



The Archives of the Texas General Land Office tell the grand story of Texas history. But who knew they could also tell ghost stories? Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson announced Save Texas History a Land Office effort to preserve and digitize the very documents that tell our states story has teamed up with Haunted Texas, a new public television program […]

Grandma’s Brag

Cason Layne Brown

Cason is the son of Dustin and Ashley Brown, Proud Grandparents are Randy and Charlotte Brown and Carol and Wade Wandel all of Lexington. Send your Grandma’s Brag pictures to editor@lexingtonleader.com. It’s free and it’s fun!

Finding A Nursing Home Takes Both Homework And Legwork



by Bob Moos, SW Regional Public Affairs officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Most people live in a state of denial about someday needing nursing home care. Yet some of us will, either because we’re recovering from an injury or an illness or because we can’t fend for ourselves at home anymore and require 24-7 skilled care. […]

From the Chef’s Corner

Baked Ziti

This hearty casserole is sure to please everyone at your dinner table. When our grandchildren were very young, this is one meal we didn’t have to make them eat, and, of course, their mamas and daddies liked it even better. 1 (16oz) box ziti pasta ½ medium onion, chopped 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 lb. lean […]

Spring Turkey Hunting



Everything is lush and green with abundant wildflowers wherever you look; there is no better time to be hunting. That’s right, hunting. Spring turkey hunting in Texas began in Kerr County in the early 1970’s. Interest in spring turkey hunting continues to grow but Texas still lags behind states such as Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama with longer traditions of turkey […]

The Big Red Machines



Have you seen the big red washers and dryers in the appliance showrooms? I might need a set of those. I wash a ton of laundry every week and the machines I own were designed by experts on torture. Injuries should not happen while doing a chore one is expected to do every day. I have the typical top-loading washer […]

District Court Sentences Two



On March 30, 2010, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, the Honorable Terry Flenniken sentenced two individuals. Phillip Daniel King, 25, of College Station was sentenced 10 years confinement in the TDCJ, probated for 7 years for Enticing a Child. He must serve 60 days confinement in the Lee County Law Enforcement Center as a condition of […]

Workshop to Examine Demands on Area Groundwater



Directors of three Central Texas groundwater conservation districts and other experts will discuss the increasing demands being made on the area’s water resources at a workshop April 23 in Bastrop County. The free workshop will be from 1 to 4:45 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in String Prairie, located off of Hwy. 304 near Rosanky. The featured speaker will […]

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