August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

No New Leads

The Texas Rangers continue to investigate the homicide death of 43-year-old Cedro Anton Blue of Ledbetter. More...

Eleven Indicted

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted eleven people on Friday, August 4. An 18 year old Lexington man was indicted on two counts. Dustin Blake Grazier was indicted for unauthorized use of a vehicle and for burglary of a habitation. More...

Giddings Man Sentenced

A Giddings man was sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on August 8, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

August 7, 2017 A wrecker reported that an 18 wheeler hydroplaned and ran into the ditch on HWY 21 near CR 402. Cpl Rudolph responded for traffic control while the wrecker pulled the truck out. DPS took a report. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 7, 2017  Officer Nolen was called in reference to a vehicle that had been parked at the Post Office all day with no one around it. He contacted the owner of the vehicle and requested that they no longer park there.  More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Lemon Pudding Cake with Fresh Blueberries

Want a quick and delicious dessert? Try this one. It’s simply good! (Makes 4 cakes.)  2 eggs, separated 1 to 2 tsps. minced lemon zest 3 Tbsps. fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp. More...

In The Garden

Compost and its Garden Benefits

Jethro Tull, the agriculturist, not the band, was an innovator in the field of gardening and how to increase the yield of a plot of land. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of new books and CDs. It’s too hot outside, so why not stay in and read a good book. More...

School

Tips for Students Moving to College

(StatePoint) Moving into your own place is a milestone that makes you feel like a grown-up. And with the new school year approaching, you may be thinking about signing a lease for your first apartment or sharing a house with roommates. So now what? More...

Local School Supply Lists Now Available on TeacherLists.com

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their backto school bag of tricks this year as all of their school’s supply lists are now posted on TeacherLists.com.  More...

Students should take care when signing contracts as they go off to college.......

At some point, students will have to sign a contract. When they do, they should keep in mind these tips from KHEAA.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Helen Joyce Cumbie

Helen Joyce Cumbie, 88 of Brenham passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Brenham. She was born March 3, 1929 to Charles Gohman and Maggie “Travis’ Gohman.  Mrs. Cumbie enjoyed doing arts and crafts and painting.   More...

No Change to Proposed 2017 Property Tax Rate

The most important item on the Lee County Commissioners’ Court Agenda for their meeting held on Monday, August 14, 2017, was setting the proposed Tax Rate for the coming year. More...

Where to Eat this Sunday

Another jewel of Lee County was visited last Sunday as the Leader’s Philip Concan and his wife visited Kaspers in Northrup. Turn to page B1 of today’s paper to read about their Sunday lunch experience.   More...

Education Foundation for LISD

The Lexington ISD will soon have a non-profit education foundation for grant requests from teachers in the district. More...

Photo

Lexington city workers were busy last Monday seal coating Third Street. Even though the public had to stay off the roadway for 24 hours, it was worth it. More...

General Stories

Photos

City workers are seen spraying the seal coat on Third Street last Monday. PHOTOS BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

Photo

Riley Beasley of Lexington turned a lot of heads last week when she went through town with a unicorn mask on her head! More...

Not Politically Correct

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Lexington Leader, its management and staff.   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

Growing up, I struggled with what is “a calling.” Youth leaders and pastor would say, “we all have a calling,” and that it had something to do with our gifts. What does this really look like?  More...

Photos

Here a group of kids at the Holy Family VBS ham it up for the camera. More...

Sports

Eagle Football

Coach Muhl is pleased with the athletes for the physical condition they reported to fall practice. The young men have added muscle to their bodies. The returning athletes have stepped right into practice like it was the end of last season.  More...

Eagles to Scrimmage Caldwell

Lexington and Caldwell will scrimmage Friday evening starting at 5:00 with the JV, followed by the varsities, at about 6:15. This will be the first contact with opponents from a different school. The two schools have made this an annual affair. More...

Lady Eagles at Florence Tourney

Lexington won five matches and lost four in the first tourney of the year at Florence. Both Thursday and Friday the Ladies won two and lost one. Saturday they lost two and won one for an overall record of 5-4, to place sixth in the 9-team tourney. More...


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