September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Adopt Tax Rate

There were a large number of items on the Commissioners Court Agenda for Monday, September 11 that needed to be dealt with. They heard reports from several officers, including the County Treasurer’s Report for August, 2017. More...

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Several Lexington students ventured to Giddings last Friday to enjoy the 12th Annual Texas Word Wrangler held at the Giddings Library. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 4, 2017 A concerned citizen reported a group of kids riding their bikes on the corner of FM 141 @ Hwy 21. Deputy Mastronardi located the kids and advised them to go home. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 7, 2017  Officer Nolen found an open business in the 600 block of Wheatley. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8 a.m.- 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

The Rosy Side

Looking around the world at the moment, tragedy seems to abound. We’ve only started the long recovery process from Harvey. More...

Sports

Eagles Pound Bulldogs 52-7

Lexington pounded the Thorndale Bulldogs 52-7 Friday night, to spoil the Dogs’ homecoming activities. JaKobe Cooper had a super night, rushing for 275 yards on just 13 carries. That’s an average of over 21 yards per carry. More...

Dogs Bite Lexington JV

The Lexington JV football team fell to Thorndale 22-15 Thursday night, evening their season record at 1-1. The two teams played a scoreless first quarter. The Lexington defense was led by Ty Hawley and Juan Lara. More...

Lady Eagles Sweep Franklin Win 1st District Game

The Lady Eagles ended their 10-match losing streak with a four-set win over Franklin Friday afternoon. This was the first District 22- 3A match of the year. Set scores were: 24-26, 25-18, 25- 11, 25-19. More...

Breaking News - 6:40 AM

Two Arrested for August Murder - Free Access

Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer confirmed Thursday two men have been arrested in connection with the August 2, 2017 homicide of Cedro Anton Blue. More...

City Council to Consider Tax Rate and Budget

May also consider re-instating Police Chief position

The Lexington City Council will meet in a regular meeting on Wednesday, September 13, at 6 p.m. at the Woodson Community Building. The public is invited to attend.  More...

Reader Reviews Sought

Have you eaten someplace awesome that has yet to be discovered by the crowd? Tell the Leader Readers about it!  Take some pictures to show what you tried, include some words or an article, and we’ll share it with others. More...

Garden Club 50th

Not many organizations can boast their Golden Anniversary. More...

General Stories

29th Annual Wendish Fest

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society will host the 29th Annual Wendish Fest on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The event will be held at the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum Complex and the St. Paul Lutheran Church picnic grounds at Serbin, Texas.  More...

Not Politically Correct

The views and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Lexington Leader, its management or its staff.   More...

That Day

September 11th, 2001 Remembered

That day...so beautiful...so clear...not even a cloud, Soon would be wrapped in an ash covered shroud. Without warning, our homeland was sucker punched from the sky By misguided mujahideen foolishly willing to die. IF they ha More...

Community News

In The Garden

The weather looks like it will start to cool off some now. That means some plants will begin their annual sleep cycle.  More...

Chef's Corner

Savannah Trifle

Our English heritage is evident in such delicacies as Savannah Trifle. My wife likes to serve this dessert on special occasions.  6 cups milk 1 ½ cups sugar 4 Tbsps. cornstarch 6 eggs ½ cup cream sherry 1 ½ lbs. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Maddox Alec Davis Parents: Sarah Worley & Dustin Davis Grandparents: Paula & Curtis Worley, Lisa Davis, Regan Worley and Sonny Brown and lots of great grandparents. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas James Krenek

Thomas James ‘Tommy’ Krenek, 76, of Somerville, formerly of Dime Box, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Services were held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at St. More...

Wesley Eugene Hobbs

Funeral services for Wesley Hobbs, 70, of Lexington, Texas, were held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. More...

John William Sullivan

Graveside services for John Sullivan, 79, of Dime Box, Texas, were held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Giddings City Cemetery with Rudy Meyer, Fred Jones, and Tim Pitts officiating.  More...


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