November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

LPD Captures Burglary Suspects

Three people suspected of burglary of a habitation were apprehended last Thursday morning. A Lexington resident, who lives on Burns Street, called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at about 1:30 a.m. More...

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Members of the Lexington Garden Club assembled and delivered Thanksgiving Baskets to area shut-ins and elderly. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

November 13, 2017 The Sheriff ’s Office received a call about a suspicious person on CR 208. The caller stated that a Hispanic male was sitting near the bridge. Cpl Rudolph responded, but was unable to locate the subject. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 13, 2017  Officer Walton had a wallet turned in that was found in the 100 block of Fifth Street. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Let Us Give Thanks

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance hosted their annual Thanksgiving Dinner last week at the Lexington United Methodist Church. More...

Giving Thanks

Expressing gratitude, being thankful is a quality we appreciate in others. All of us long for people to show their gratitude for the things we do. Giving thanks is commanded and commended in the Bible. More...

The Rosy Side

Last week, I wrote about how we are all interconnected through the Holy Spirit. There is another aspect to this – for each of us to get where we are, it took a village. Human life doesn’t happen in a vacuum. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lillian Gerline Brown

August 31, 1932 ~ November 13, 2017  Lillian Gerline Brown, 85, of Lexington, was called home to her Lord on November 13, 2017. Funeral services were held on Friday, November 17, at 10 am and were held in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  More...

Rev. Paul Murray Bohot

Funeral services for Rev. Paul Bohot, 75, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Bishop Michael Rinehart and Pastors Kelsie and Paul Theiss officiating. More...

Ruthie Mae (Jackson) Walden

Funeral services for Ruthie Mae Walden, 75, of San Antonio, Texas, were held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Morning Star Baptist Church in Doak Springs, Texas with Rev. Johnny Green officiating.  More...

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The Buick LaCross, reported as stolen in last week’s paper, was recovered by Chief Ted Walton last week, with the help of Rockdale Police and Milam County Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Behler. More...

Pep Rally for Eagles

A Community Wide Pep Rally will be held Friday, November 24, at 1:25 p.m. at the LHS Gym parking lot. Come out to wish the Eagles well in their Area competition!  GO EAGLES!!   More...

Stolen Trailer Recovered

On Thursday of last week, Officer Chris Landrum with the Lexington Police Department recovered a trailer that had been stolen shortly after Hurricane Harvey. More...

Missing 3 Year Old Found Safe

On Saturday, November 18th, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, along with Blue Volunteer Fire Department and Lexington EMS, was dispatched to a residence on CR A in Blue. 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,   More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  I have been reminded once again of the privilege to live in this area. More...

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Payson Eberz, son of Phillip and Monica Eberz, was named Student of Excellence at the Lexington Middle School for his outstanding achievements in the classroom. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Garden Myths

There are a number of myths in the garden that people believe as true. Many have to do with planting and caring for the winter garden, others have to do with fertilizers and pesticides. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

November 20, 1867 – Galveston Daily News: This newspapers decried the contents of two letters from the secretary of the U.L.A. (aka Loyal League) Austin Council No. 3, addressed to J. B. Vance, Secretary, Council No. More...

Chef's Corner

Butternut Squash Au Gratin

If you haven’t noticed, I think fall is upon us. From October through March, there should be a good supply of Butternut squash at the grocery store and fresh markets. More...

School

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Art students at The Post in Lexington have been busy learning a number of new crafty things. Lately, they have gotten into the craze of painting rocks and leaving them at places around town. More...

Sports

Eagles vs. Odem in Area Game

The Lexington Eagles travel to El Campo Friday night to take on the Odem Owls. This will be the first meeting between the two schools. It’ll be a meeting of the majestic Eagles and the wise Owls….perhaps.  More...

Lady Eagles Fall to T-dale

The Lady Eagles fell to Thorndale Tuesday night 37-31. The Lady Eagles had trouble getting their points against a more seasoned Thorndale team. More...

Lady Eagles 2nd at Dime Box

The Lady Eagles lost to Aggieland 45-42 in the finals of the Dime Box Tourney last weekend. The Lady Eagles got to the finals by beating Mumford and Dime Box. The Lady Eagle JV won the consolation championship with wins over Hempstead and Calvert. More...


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