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April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Man Accidently Sticks Needle Nose Pliers in Eye

On Monday, April 6, at about 6 p.m., Lexington resident Todd Church was working at the Allen Burns property located on 2997 FM 112. More...

Dime Box Mourns Loss of Former Postmaster

The community of Dime Box is mourning the loss of their former Postmaster, Alene Annie Wiederhold Cottrell, who passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. More...

General Stories

Log Cabins and Heritage Center Annual Hamburger Supper

The Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center will hold their annual Hamburger Supper on Friday, April 17 from 5 to 7:30 PM. Cost will be $7 for hamburger, chips, tea and cookies. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Every politician includes in their campaigning repetoire a speech decrying the ill treatment of Senior Citizens in this country and their personal pledge to change that when they are elected. More...

Photo

Mike Organ, president of the Lee-Bastrop County Farm Bureau, presents Gloria Richardson their annual donation to the Tanglewood Food Bank. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 15, 2015Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

LES Pennies 4 Patients

Students at Lexington Elementary School collected donations during the month of March as part of the Pennies for Patients program. Proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. More...

Just a Thought.......

In almost fifty years of ministry, I have seen, in churches of all sizes, a sad reality. People refuse to attend because someone else is going to be there. More...

THEY SAID IT Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I Want One More Dance

“I don’t know what I’m going to do without him,” Bernice said about her husband, Lloyd. “We’ve been married over 70 years. I’ve hardly ever been separated from him.” More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Stung by Queen Bees

Lexington fell behind early, tied the game, then fell back two runs, tied the game again in the sixth, and then lost it in the top of the seventh, all against the Academy Lady Bees. More...

Eagles Fall to Franklin Lions Late

Franklin’s Hunter Thomas hit a lead off home run in the top of the seventh inning to down the Eagles 4-3 Tuesday night, April 7. It happened the night Lexington took to honor senior baseball players. More...

Sports Thoughts

The school sports seasons are coming to a close. It doesn’t appear that either ball team will make the playoffs. The golf team is going to the Regional tourney in College Station. Three tennis players are headed to the next level of playoffs. More...

Obamacare to Cost County More Money

At the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, April 13, 2015, the Commissioners heard a presentation by Charlotte Collins, the Employee Benefits Consultant with the Texas Association of Counties. Ms. More...

Seven Sentenced in District Court

Seven people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District court recently, with the Honorable Judges Reva Towslee Corbett and Carson Campbell residing. More...

Tragic Accident in Dime Box

A tragic fatality accident involving a pedestrian occurred in Dime Box last Wednesday evening at about 9:15 p.m. More...

Car on Fire Behind Motor Home

On Tuesday, April 7, at about 6:15 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office received a call from someone who witnessed a car on fire as it was being towed by a motor home. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 6, 2015 A complainant requested an officer come to his residence on FM 180 in Ledbetter. He advised he was having problems with his wife. She threw out all his belongings. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 6, 2015 Officer West was dispatched to Cherry St. and Hwy 77 in reference to cows out. Upon arrival, he did not located any loose cows. More...

Community News

Wildflowers

They were a little slower to show up this year, but the wildflowers are not disappointing Central Texas travelers or property owners! More...

A little bit of Lexington History....

WATER AND ELECTRICITYAND COTTON GINNING

Water was supplied for folks by a well on the east side and one on the west side of town. I don’t have any idea how it got to houses but in 1936 with the installation of the water tower, homes were piped for running water. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send your Grandma’s Brag pictures to the Leader: editor@lexingtonleader.com or just bring it by the office. It’s FREE. Share the love! More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

In the coming weeks, I will be recognizing a few departments within LISD for their continued dedication to the success of our employees and district as a whole. This week, I would like to focus on our business office. More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s More...

Obituaries

Raywood “Ray” Ebner

Raywood Edwin Ebner was born on February 26, 1943 in La Grange, Texas to Edwin Ernst Ebner and Edna Mae (Schultz) Ebner. He was baptized and confirmed at Waldeck Lutheran Church in Waldeck and graduated from Round Top-Carmine High School. More...

Roy Oscar Hengst

Roy was born April 8, 1921 in Thorndale to Oscar Louis and Alma Ottielie (Niemtschk) Hengst. He married Adele Frieda Urban on June 27, 1948 in Fedor, Texas. Roy served in the United States Army during World War II. More...

Alene Annie Wiederhold Cottrell

Feb. 4, 1927 – April 8, 2015

Alene Annie Wiederhold Cottrell was born on February 4, 1927 in Burleson County. She was the 8th of 12 Robert and Alma (Klagmann) Wiederhold. A third generation Texas-born Lutheran German, Alene was the first to enter public school speaking English. More...

 













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