July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Last Chance to Enter the Favorite Pet Picture Contest!

The last chance to enter the Lexington Leader Favorite Pet Picture Contest is July 30, so be sure and send your entries as soon as possible! More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 13, 2015 A caller reported that her father in law fell and needed help getting up. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Mastronardi assisted EMS with lifting the man. More...

Lexington Police Report

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 22, 2015Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Holy Family’s Piecemakers Make Quilt for Lexington VFD Fundraiser

Grandma’s Attic is a blend of vintage-inspired fabrics in a classic 4-patch design, created by Holy Family’s Piecemakers and quilted by Peggy Dube, Meme’s Quilts, to benefit the Lex More...

Just a Thought.......

I hope that you are going to get to take a vacation this summer. You know, that get-away-from-it-all, go someplace new, and have fun time. Even if you are not, or cannot, I want to suggest that you give your mind that gift. Stop! More...

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church VBS July 26-July 30

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church will be holding Vacation Bible School July 26 through July 30 with a meal at 6:00 PM and with Worship Rally Kick-Off @ 6:30 PM and a wrap up @ 8:30 PM. More...

Sports

District 12-3A Preview

Lexington has been picked to finish fifth in District 12- 3A by Texas Football. This would be the Eagles’ third consecutive year of not making the playoffs. The Mean Green has been a name in the post season for several years. More...

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Caitlin Moerbe, daughter of Jeff and Cheryl Moerbe, signed with LSUAlexandria last week to play softball. She played her first two years of college at Navarro Junior College in Corsicana. More...

Sports Thoughts............

Do you realize high school athletes, football and volleyball, will start working out on August 3rd? That is just 10 days!! Where did the summer go? More...

Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation

A natural gas leak caused a neighborhood partial evacuation last week in Lexington. On Tuesday, July 14, at about 6:44 p.m., the Lexington Police Department was dispatched to the 8600 block of Hwy 77 in Lexington. More...

Husband Arrested After Trying to Strangle His Wife

A McDade resident was arrested last Thursday for family violence after officers learned he tried to strangle his wife. More...

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Over 100 people turned out to a benefit for Blue resident and active Lexington Chamber of Commerce member, Linda Kidd, last Saturday evening at Holy Family Catholic Church’s Activity Center. More...

Wreckless Driver Abandons Accident

A wreckless driver that caused an accident last Tuesday, July 14, did not stop to assist in the accident. According to Guy Hall, III with the Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department, their department responded to an 18 wheeler accident on Hwy. More...

General Stories

Local Masons Honor Lamar Recipients

The Lexington Masonic Lodge hosted this year’s recipients of the Lamar Medal of Excellence Scholarship Awards earlier this month. They treated them to a hot dog dinner at the Lodge and made the formal presentations of the Awards More...

Lexington Log Cabins Completes Foundation Stabilization on Cabins

The Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center announces that it has completed foundation stabilization that was needed on all three cabins. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, This is a request for information from “seasoned and/or historically-minded” Lexington area residents: More...

Community News

YARD WORK

A little bit of Lexington History.... YARD WORK

For sure yard work “ain’t” what it used to be. Not many people remember the yards of the 30’s and 40’s like I do. They were quite different—no St. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Bohn Michael Towery Son of Ross & Lauren ToweryGrandson of Tammy Pickett andMike Towery, as well as ofJohnny and Kathy Winkler More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Cheese and Green Chili Enchiladas

Try this tasty enchilada dish. It can be done with meat or without; both ways are good. Add deli chicken or seasoned ground meat or refried beans on the side. Be creative, either way, they will be good. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

It’s been a busy summer thus far in Lexington ISD! As many of you know, we have begun construction on the new high school campus with Package No. 1 currently underway, which included re-routing the utilities and earthwork. More...

Obituaries

Faye (Herzog) Bentke

Beulah Faye Herzog Bentke was born in Lincoln, Texas on March 23, 1944 and was welcomed into Heaven’s gates on Tuesday July 14, 2015 where she was cradled in the loving arms of Jesus. More...

Mike Scott Janda

Michael “Mike” Scott Janda was born on February 8, 1963 in Caldwell, Texas to Robert F. & Mildred V. (Wegener) Janda. He was baptized on February 16, 1963 at St. More...

Williebald Herbert Schneider

Williebald Herbert Schneider was born on April 14, 1932 in Fedor, Texas to Oscar & Ida (Herzog) Schneider. He was baptized on April 24, 1932 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor by Rev. More...

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