February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Altercation Ends in Stabbing

Monday evening, Janaury 25, at about 7:00, Giddings Police were called in on a report of a stabbing on San Marcos St. More...

Hundreds Participate in Varmint Hunt

Once again, hundreds of enthusiastic hunters competed in the Annual Varmint Hunt held in Lexington, according to co-organizers Tommy and Heather Ramsey and Candice Walch. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 25, 2016 Cpl Rudolph and Deputy West met a complainant at the Sheriff’s Office. She advised that she wanted to provide a witness statement concerning an incident that occurred earlier in the week. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 25, 2016 Cpt. Wooldridge was contacted by a subject who reported damage to her vehicle tire while driving near the intersection of Hester and Ave-E. He wrote a report for crminal mischief. Cpt. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday February 3, 2016Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.11 a.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“I wish they would stop trying to fix this. It can’t be fixed!” Cliff said. More...

Just a Thought.......

Time to air a pet peeve. There is a commonly-used phrase which I simply do not like. “It is what it is.” My disdain for it is such that I looked it up to see why anyone would ever have coined those words. This is what I found. More...

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Pastor Michael Peschke with the Lexington United Methodist Church is seen above, hosting a mini-children’s sermon during a recent Sunday. They worship at 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Lexington 61, Hearne 52

Lexington took another step in its drive for the basketball playoffs with a hard fought win over the Hearne Eagles Tuesday night. Lexington is now 7-1, with six games left in the district season. More...

Lady Eagles B(e)AT Hearne 53-46

Lexington won their second district game, 53-46, over the Hearne Lady Eagles. The game was exciting and the extra entertainment was just as much fun. The two teams played close the first quarter with Lexington holding an 8-7 lead. More...

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

Jay Cooper sprints up court with the ball to set up a play. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN More...

Fatal Car Wreck Takes Life of Young Mother

Last Saturday, January 30, at 8:09 p.m., Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer, Capt. Jack Allen, Sgt. Carey Ray, Deputy Jonathan Grover and Deputy Dontrell Nurse responded to what was reported as a possible fatality accident on Hwy 77 at Hwy 21. More...

Man Threatens Patron with Shotgun

A Dime Box man was arrested last Tuesday, January 26, for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to the Burleson County Sheriff’s Office, Bradlee Moneyhun, 18 years old, entered The Hitching Post, located at FM 696 E and Hwy. More...

Is the UIL Mad at Lexington?

The UIL sent out its biannual realignment Monday morning. Lexington’s new football district is a whopper for travel. Lexington is in district 13-3A DII with: Blanco, Comfort, Florence, Johnson City, and Rogers. More...

Summer to Come Earlier for LISD Students and Staff

According to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Brad Schnautz, all Lexington ISD schools will be dismissed for summer break on May 25, 2016, instead of the original dismissal date of June 3rd. More...

General Stories

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The Lexington Police Department has been investigating numerous occurrences where piles of nails and screws and bolts have been deliberately put on city streets in an attempt to sabotage people&rsquo More...

One Nation Under Fire

Please pray for my health. I am sick and dizzy and things don’t seem to be getting much better. Now, I admit, I might get well if I quit reading the news, particularly the daily reports about Ms. Clinton’s e-mails. More...

Bastrop County Deputy Arrested

On 01-29-2016 at approximately 8:30am Sheriff’s Office dispatchers alerted the on duty patrol supervisor, Sgt. James Davenport, as to concerns about the welfare of patrol deputy Fred Ensinger who was on duty at the time. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Smoked Sausage and Cabbage Soup

This is one of my favorite dishes. I like the sausage in it, but the thing that really makes it is the cabbage. Try it – you WILL like it! More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

From Hands-On to Technology

A trip to an ER today is such an experience in all sorts of things. Makes me feel like an antique something or other. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Made you Look! That’s what happens when you put your “Grandma’s Brag” in the Leader. Everyone looks, including you! Send us your Brag Shots: editor@lexingtonleader.com More...

School

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Pictured above are members of the Lexington High School Business Professionals of America. Their sponsor is Donell Eichler. PHOTO COURTESY OF REBECCA FRENCH. More...

Career and Technical Education Month

Students and faculty at Lexington High School, Lexington ISD will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Due to the passage of House Bill 2610 by the 84th Texas Legislature, all Lexington ISD schools will be dismissed for summer break on May 25, 2016, instead of the original dismissal date of June 3rd. More...

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