May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans Honored this weekend

This Sunday on the south side of the Square in downtown Lexington, the American Legion will host a special ceremony honoring local veterans. More...

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

According to the Lexington Police, Officer Ted Walton stopped a vehicle in the 9100 block of Hwy 77 last Saturday night for a traffic offense. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 16, 2016 A caller reported a truck ran off the roadway on Hwy 21 near CR 113 in Lincoln and struck a guardrail. No injuries were reported. Deputy Jessup assisted with traffic control until DPS Trooper Manner arrived on scene. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 16, 2016 Officer Walton was dispatched to the Round Top State Bank in reference to an alarm call. He checked all exterior windows and doors but found nothing suspicious. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“You’re All In or You’re Nothing”

Patsy and Ralph had been married for 62 years. They had lived in the same house for the last four decades. They spent almost all day every day together. More...

Just a Thought.......

On this date in 1865, former Black slaves started Memorial Day in America. This occurred in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. More...

Celebration Saturday

Everyone is invited to the Annual Memorial Day Celebration in McDade, Texas, taking place on Saturday, May 28th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. More...

Sports

Krenek, Muhl All-District, Hess Newcomer of Year

In addition to being selected the MVP’s for the 2016 Lexington baseball team, Tyler Krenek and Jacob Muhl were selected to the first team all district team in voting by District 20 coaches. More...

Softball Honors for Lady Eagles

Melanie Scantlin was selected for first team all-district honors by District 30 coaches. Karsen Ross, a senior, was ironically chosen as Newcomer-of-the-Year since it was her first year to play softball. More...

Sports Thoughts……

I may have seen history Saturday afternoon. It may have been Augie Garrido’s last game as coach of the Longhorns. Several of the mega-rich alumni have already raised the $300,000 to buy out his contract. More...

Lee County to Join the 100 Club

Benefits to families of fallen or catastrophically injured officers or fire fighters

The Lee County Commissioners’ Court heard from Giddings Police Chief Haril Walpole during their regular meeting this past Monday. More...

Extension Agent Resigns

On Monday, the Lee County Commissioners’ Court accepted the Letter of Resignation submitted on May 18 by Lee County Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent Keeton Ehrig. More...

CPRA Rodeo Scheduled

The Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Horse Club has rescheduled their CPRA Homecoming Rodeo, which was cancelled due to weather earlier this month, and will be teamed up with Diamond Cross Rodeo Company. More...

Lexington and Dime Box Top Graduates

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Lexington Rotary 5K Run Happening this Saturday

Homecoming’s horrific storms brought about the cancellation of the annual Homecoming 5K Run for Rotary. However, the event has been rescheduled and will happen this Saturday, May 28, beginning at 8 a.m. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

I do not know about now, but once upon a time, every school child knew these words by heart. More...

Bluebonnet offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day

Bastrop - Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Lexington Leader Columnist: More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Easy Smoked Sausage Skillet

Thinking of a quick dish to prepare for the family after work? Try this tasty and fast meal. It’s so easy for you to create dinner deliciously. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Seven Minute Icing

Eventually I will run out of things to remember, but the rotary egg beater probably won’t be the first thing I forget. When I look around my kitchen, I am overwhelmed to see all the labor saving appliances the world has come up with. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Colton Richard Kincaid of Austin Grandson of Nancy Perry of Lexington Son of Lynn Perry Kincaid of Austin More...

Obituaries

Jo Ann Burton

Funeral services for Jo Ann Burton, 81, of Lexington were held on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Kevin Mahr officiating. More...

Joyce Frances Schneider

Funeral services for Joyce Frances Schneider, 87, of Lexington were held on Monday, May 23, 2016 at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. More...

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