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County Goes to Internet Phone System

In other action, the Court agreed to contract with Live Air Networks for phone services to all Lee County offices. The Court expects to get better phone service, and to save $1,300-1,500 per month in phone bills. More...

Backpack Buddies Pack for 8 Weeks

Over 20 volunteers helped pack 560 bags for Lexington Backpack Buddies last Monday. This food will be distributed to the elementary and middle schools beginning September 19th and should be enough for the next 8 weeks. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Been talking to my preacher friend again. Subject was the world situation, and my despair at the lack of effective response by our nation. More...

Help TVFD

Tanglewood VFD has had a nice building donated to them, but does not have the funds needed to have it erected and put on a slab, so they are asking for help from the community. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Cheesecake Stuffed Peaches

Summertime eating – light desserts, light salads, and light evening meals are the dishes of choice. This delicious dessert comes from my Aunt, who lives in Georgia. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

As a child I played a game of “Hide & Seek” with my friends. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I enjoyed the articles that Stanley Miller was submitting to the Leader and am sorry they are not in there all the time! It was fun to get a glimpse of what life was like in the area a century ago. Shelley Huettel P.O. Box 641 More...

Lexington City Council Regular Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

School

HOME ECONOMICS

Is progress always all good? This school year has a wonderful new library— that is good but the Homemaking department is a thing of the past. (This subject started out as Home Economics and morphed into Homemaking) More...

4-H NEWS

Fried Chicken Dinner The 4-H Clubs of Lee County will host their Annual Fried Chicken Dinner on Sunday, September 21, at the American Legion Hall in Giddings. Tickets may be purchased from 4-H members or at the door the day of the event. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

What a joy it was to see so many grandparents at our Grandparents’ Luncheon on Monday. Without a doubt, our children thrive when grandparents are actively involved in their lives. More...

Obituaries

Elwood “Boots” Jaeger

October 3, 1930 - September 4, 2014

Elwood Lloyd Jaeger was born on October 3, 1930 in Carmine, Texas to Edwin & Frieda (Marx) Jaeger. He was baptized on December 14, 1930 and confirmed on June 24, 1945 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine. More...

Clara Hattie Kaiser

Jan. 31, 1926-Sept. 2, 2014

Clara Hattie (Biehle) Kaiser was born in Fedor, Texas on January 31, 1926 to Albert Erich Biehle Sr. and Amanda Mae (Poston) Biehle. She was baptized on February 28, 1926 at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington by Rev. More...

Jose Lopez

Sept. 1921 - Sept. 2, 2014

Jose Lopez was born in Yorktown, Texas, September 27, 1921 to the parents of Trinidad & Mirabel Rubio Lopez. Jose was the oldest in the family of 13 children. More...

Bids for Critical Repairs on Courthouse Run Over a Million Dollars

County to Hold First Hazardous Waste Cleanup since 2005

Commissioners opened bids Monday morning as they continue, again, to look for ways to repair critical architectural and structural damage to the Courthouse. More...

Police Cite Two People for Theft at Wal Mart

Giddings Police issued two separate citations to two women last Friday, September 5, for stealing from Wal Mart. At approximately 3:21 p.m., Officer George Pitts was dispatched to 2374 E. Austin Street regarding a theft suspect at Wal Mart. More...

District Court Sends Eight to Prison

The Honorable Judge Reva Towlsee Corbett sent two to jail and gave two probation on August 28 in the 21st Judicial District Court. In addition, the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell sent six to jail on September 4. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 1, 2014 A motorist reported that a cow was out on FM 448 near Rabbs Creek. Deputy Jirasek was dispatched and advised that the owner was already there putting his cow up. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 1, 2014 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

We have moved to the coast and built a house. Now we are clearing land around the house that has been busy being brush for over 30 years. In the midst of the bushes are oak trees, which have struggled to reach the light year-afteryear. More...

Lexington United Methodist Church M&M’s

The Lexington United Methodist Church’s Midweek Methodist Program (M&Ms) is back in session. M&M’s is a community-wide after school program for children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. It runs from 3:30-5:00 p.m. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Forgive Quickly and Often Bradley had been a construction worker his entire adult life. Though he was rapidly losing weight, his hands were still muscular and calloused. He had a deep, gravelly voice and a smile that could light a dark room. More...

Sports

Yoe Deals Eagles Woe

Lexington made improvements over the opening game, but still fell short against the Cameron Yoe 47-13. The score was 13-14 at one time in the second quarter. The Yoe pulled away later in the second quarter to lead 28-13 at the halftime break. More...

Eagles to Face Academy

Lexington’s Eagles become road warriors for the rest of September. The first stop on the road is in Little River Academy for a joust with the Bumblebees. More...

Lady Eagles Stop Navasota

Lexington improved its season record to 9-10 with a three-game win over the Navasota Lady Rattlers Tuesday night, September 2. Lexington won the three games 25-15, 25-16, 25-13. More...

 













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