December 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Guess Who’s Coming to Town

After greeting youngsters in Lexington two weeks ago, and after meeting the Lexington Elementary School second grade students at the Leader last Tuesday, Santa will arrive this Saturday, December 15, for a very special Christmas at the Courthouse. More...

Best Yard Decorations Judging

The Lexington Garden Club will be driving through the streets of Lexington this week, checking out all the decorated lawns, while trying to decide on the winners for this year’s Best Decorated Yard Contest. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

December 3, 2018 A motorist reported a cow out on FM 141 near CR 119. Deputy West checked but was unable to locate the cow. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Plants at Christmas

There are a number of plants that are customarily showcased at Christmas. Some have traditions that go back many years and they are grown in this area as ornamental plants. Holly is the first to come to mind. More...

A lot of lettuce

She went to the store to buy a head of cabbage and came home with a lot of “lettuce.” But, it wasn’t the kind you eat, explains the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], it was the kind you spend. More...

Faux Chic

A “pricey” Santa Monica, CA shoe store attracted quite a crowd of local fashionistas recently when it opened. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Champs in Flatonia

The Lexington Lady Eagles defeated five opponents last weekend to up their season record to 15-1. Lady Eagle sophomore Shelby Ray was voted MVP and freshman Ashunti Cooper was given All-Tourney recognition. More...

Eagles @ Dime Box Tourney

Lexington defeated Mumford 55- 47 in the second game of the Dime Box tourney. They lost to Hempstead 58-56 in the first game of the event. Saturday morning saw the Eagles lose to Dime Box for the second time this season.  More...

Lexington Tops Giddings

The Lexington Lady Eagles and the Giddings Lady Buffs hooked up in a battle for Lee County bragging rites for the second time in four days. This time the game was played in Giddings. The Lady Eagles won this match 60-57.  More...

County Law Enforcement Rounding Up Counterfeiters

The Lee County Attorney, Martin Placke, is working with local law enforcement to try to put a stop to a rash of counterfeit bill passing at area business establishments. More...

Four Fatalities; Two Wrecks

Lee County Law Enforcement investigated two separate fatal accidents Tuesday morning, including one on FM 696 W at Mundine Road and the other at Hwy. 290 near Roy Davis Road. More...

Contractual Commitment Demands Continued Repairs to Courthouse

The Lee County Commissioners began making some hard decisions at their Regular Meeting held Monday, December 10, including coming to grips with the fact that, under the terms of the County’s agreement with the Texas Historical Commission, who p More...

General Stories

Local Marine Meets President Trump

A Lexington High School graduate and current Marine was with his Marine Security Unit that was supporting the White House with the G20 event held in Argentina recently. Sgt. More...

Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from Navarro County

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Pete Jerry Luna, 52, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward of up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. More...

LCRA, Bluebonnet Electric Award $20,700 Grant

Grant will restore historic Black Bridge, create picnic area in long-awaited Dime Box park

LEE COUNTY, Texas – Construction on the first community park in Dime Box can begin, thanks to a $20,700 community development grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

The Who’s of Whoville and Mary and Joseph

We have imaginary ideas of what Christmas should be and social media tells us that everyone else knows how to make it “perfect”. Tinsel and lights should adorn everything including our screensavers and phone cases. More...

Balaam and Me

Last week I wrote about God’s question for Balaam in Numbers 22:9, “Who are these men with you?” (NASU) Balaam answered truthfully enough about who they were, but discernment should have convinced him to avoid them. More...

Special Christmas Services

Advent Vespers Service Wed., December 12, 2018 St. James Lutheran Church Rockdale Street Lexington – 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Marvin Charles Faske

Funeral services for Marvin Faske, 87, of Giddings, were held on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...


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