June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

4th of July Events

Lee County will feature at least two 4th of July Fireworks celebrations next Tuesday. Lexington will hold theirs at the Lexington City Park, beginning at dusk. More...

Where to Eat this Sunday

Coming July 13th.

The Leader will be featuring restaurants, located within comfortable traveling distances, beginning with our July 13th issue. Watch for it here in the Leader!   More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 19, 2017 Cpl Rudolph and Deputy Nurse responded to a disturbance on CR 430 in Dime Box. The complainant was having problems with his son, who was threatening him. They were separated for the night. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 19, 2017  Officer Nolen was called to a verbal disturbance in the 600 block of Avenue C. Upon arrival, Officer Nolen discovered two subjects arguing. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

“Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.”  More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts…......

As I stated last week, I had paid up for an early subscription to Texas Football, but it still has not arrived and I was anxious to get a copy. I called a friend in Giddings to see if he had gotten one. More...

On to District!

The LEXINGTON FUSION 10U Fastpitch Softball Team took 2nd place in a tournament last weekend. They now will move on to District, which they will play on Monday, July 3rd, in Holland. More...

St. Mark’s Medical Center Announces Changes

The St. Mark’s Medical Center Board of Directors has announced changes to strengthen and better position the hospital in response to changes in healthcare. Since St.  More...

Eagles Ranked #1 in High School Football

Giddings Ranked 5th by the football “bible” of Texas

For the first time, the Lexington Eagles are ranked preseason #1 state-wide in 3A-DII football by the bible of high school football, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. More...

Fundraiser for Lee County Youth Center

A fundraiser will be held for the Lee County Youth Center this Friday, June 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Landmark Event Center, located at 289 N. Main Street in Giddings. Tickets are $75 for couples and $40 for singles. More...

Texas Tornadoes Mounted Drill Team Compete in Drill Team Championships

The Texas Tornadoes of Lee County Mounted Drill team competed in the US Equestrian Drill Team Championships in Athens, Texas last week. More...

Bids for Old Jail Sought by Commissioners

After a late start, the Lee County Commissioners’ Court dealt with a full agenda on Monday, June 26, 2017. The Court approved offering for sale and going out for bids for the old jail property at 424 S Main in Giddings. More...

General Stories

Bluebonnet Offices will be Closed on July 4th

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Bluebonnet’s control room is staffed 24 hours a day, every day. More...

Dear Editor

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More than two dozen youngsters and their sponsors, most from Lexington, headed out last Sunday afternoon to the Lakeview Methodist Summer Camp. More...

Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of many new books and CDs of all kinds. Come by the library and check out some of the new titles.  More...

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Lexington Leader’s Drone Pilot, Phil Concan, celebrated a birthday last Saturday. Happy Birthday Drone King! More...

Chef's Corner

Perfect Cornbread

I hope you enjoy cornbread as much as I do. I have eaten so many different recipes of this soulfood, but I think this recipe is one of the best.  1 cup plain yellow cornmeal 1 cup flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1 tsp. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Douglas Roger Wieder

Graveside services for Douglas Wieder, 60, of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Giddings City Cemetery in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating.  More...

Adam Nicholas Gonzales

Funeral services for Adam Gonzales, 54, of Cedar Park, Texas and formerly of Giddings, are pending at this time.  Adam passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in Cedar Park.   More...


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