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Four Sentenced in District Court

Four people were sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County on December 5, 2017 with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding.  More...

Commissioners Wrangle with More Deterioration at Courthouse

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, December 11, 2017, the Commissioners heard from WJE Engineers about the condition and needed work on the southeast sidewalk of the Courthouse. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

December 4, 2017 A motorist reported that a trailer was on Hwy 77 in the lane of traffic without lights on. Deputy West and Deputy Ledenbach located the vehicle and spoke to the driver. He advised he ran out of gas. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 4, 2017  Officer Walton and Officer Janzig went to the 100 block of Hale to give a citizen notice that someone in the family had been involved in a crash in Milam County.  Officer Walton and Officer Janzig assisted EMS in the 800 b More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

The Rosy Side

For several years, I had my own Christmas tradition of going to some open all-night breakfast place after finishing with Christmas Eve services. So, late one Christmas Eve, I found myself in a Waffle House along I-75. More...

School

Lexington Elementary and Middle Schools Win First in 2017 UIL Competitions

Lexington Elementary School won First Place in District in this year’s Academic UIL competitions and Lexington Middle School won First Place in this year’s Academic UIL Zone Competitions. Some of the results for Lexington follow:  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Queena Thurman

Queena Thurman, 87 of Milano, passed away, Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Cameron, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm, Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale, Texas with Pastor Burt Graham officiating. More...

James Hallam Tate

Funeral services for James Tate, 72, of Serbin, Texas, were held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. More...

Myrtle Loree Locklin

Services for Myrtle Loree Locklin, 101, of Lexington, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the Lexington United Methodist Church with Rev. Trey Comstock officiating. Burial will follow in the Lexington Cemetery.  More...

Tax Loss to LISD May be Less than Expected

The tax dollars that Lexington ISD will lose due to Luminant’s projected closure in early 2018 may not be as much as was originally expected, but that may still not be good news for the District. More...

Best Decorated Yard

The Lexington Garden Club’s elves will be out and about Friday, December 15th and/ or Saturday, December 16th (pending weather) to judge Lexington’s Christmas decorations. More...

German and English Hymn Service

Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim will host a Hymnfest on Wednesday, December 20, at 7 p.m. The event is a celebration of the Advent/Christmas season and the German heritage of the Lee County community. More...

Photo

Santa was at the Leader Monday morning, passing out candy canes to Lexington Elementary second graders after the youngsters made their annual trek to the Square to sing Christmas carols to the enjoym More...

General Stories

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...

Lexington Education Achievement Foundation

The Lexington Education Achievement Foundation (LEAF) is planning their next fundraiser, which will be a Casino Night held on January 20, 2018 at the Park Building. More...

Regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility Plans First Collection Event

In this modern age, life is better and more convenient because of the chemicals and products that help eliminate pests, keep our houses clean and beautiful, and make it possible to communicate next door and all over the globe. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Who is Jack Frost?

Jack Frost, along with Old Man Winter, signals the coming of the winter season. Humanity for years has been fascinated with the weather, since most farming and crop plans depend on it. More...

Photo

Pictured above are Isahbella Forester, a 4th grader at Giddings Intermediate, and Lee County Judge Paul Fischer. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

December 15, 1847 — Austin Democrat reported that James Shaw, representing Milam County, was among 58 sworn into the House of the Texas Legislature on December 13, 1847. [Lexington was in Milam County before Burleson County was organized.] More...

Sports

Eagles Bol-ed Over 35-21

For the second year, the Boling Bulldogs put an end to the Lexington Eagles’ pursuit of a state championship in football. Boling won the game by outscoring the Eagles 21-7 in the second half. More...

Eagles Dominate All- District Picks

The district champion Lexington Eagles dominated the coaches’ selections for District 13-3A-II.  Eagle quarterback Walker Hess was chosen the district MVP. Sophomore linebacker Aaron Allert was the defensive MVP. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

Well the Lexington football season is over. Everyone is disappointed in the outcome, but should not be. These young men represented the school, town, and themselves with pride and effort. More...


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