April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Meth Found in Truck at Car Wash

On Wednesday, April 12, Lexington Police Officers Walton, Terpstra, and ACO Landrum, along with Lee County Deputies Nurse and Nelson, were looking into a vehicle of interest at the Lexington Car Wash when a large amount of methamphetamines were locat More...

City Council Approves 2 Grants

In last week’s City Council meeting, members approved two of three EDC grants brought before them. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

April 10, 2017 The Sheriff ’s Office received a call from a woman who reported that she had arrived home and found her TV broken. It appeared that someone had gone through her things. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 10, 2017 Officer Walton took a report of a possible check scam. Officer Walton took a report of a runaway. During contact it was found that the juvenile had not ran away, but was hiding in the residence. April 12, 2017 More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Thank you”

“I’m not a religious man, but I pray. My prayer is simple. Two words. ‘Thank you,’” Tom shared. “Tell me more about that,” I responded.  More...

The Rosy Side

I’ve mentioned this before, but I am a Millennial. Generally, we get a bad rap at the moment, and I’m willing to admit that much of it is probably deserved. More...

Photos

Members of Lexington’s Faith Temple performed a Living Last Supper on Easter Sunday last week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Helen “Grandma” Gabriel

Helen “Grandma” Gabriel, age 81 of Rockdale, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at her home near Rockdale. Mass was held Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at St. More...

Jack Arthur Jones

Funeral services for Jack Jones, 79, of Northrup, Texas, were held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas with Rev. John Schmidt officiating.  More...

Carolyn Ann Scott

Memorial services for Carolyn Scott, 60, of Giddings, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ in Dime Box, Texas with Pastor Annie Scurlock officiating. More...

Two More Suspicious Cattle Deaths Reported

Southwest Cattle Association Ranger Kenny Murchison, along with Sgt. Ray of the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office, is investigating two more incidents of cows found killed. Both incidents were reported on Friday, April 14. More...

Candidates Answer Question Concerning LPD

Last week, the Leader provided our readers with a question that was asked of the six candidates running for City Council in the May 6 election. More...

Easter Egg Hunt at the Knobbs

Parents and kids enjoyed a wonderful morning while they searched for Easter eggs last Saturday at Knobbs Springs Baptist Church. More...

General Stories

Four Vehicle Accident on Rainy Day

On Tuesday, April 11, a few minutes past noon, the Sheriff’s Office received multiple 9-1-1 calls advising of a four vehicle accident on Hwy 21 near CR 113. More...

Photo

In the picture above, the Lexington Rotary Club is seen gifting the Lexington HS library a $1000 matching grant through the Tocker Foundation. More...

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

On Tuesday, April 11, at about 1 p.m., Patsy Hurst Christiansen, 80 of Paige, was driving her 2007 Mercury Mariner in a parking lot on the south side of the 700 block of East Brenham in Giddings. More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Come visit the library and check out some of the new books and CDs: More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Faith, Austin, and Tyler Brown Children of Jason and Shannon Brown of Lothian, Maryland, and Grandchildren of Judy and John Brown of Rockdale and Manning and Laura Strickland of Myrtle Beach, SC. More...

Chef's Corner

Fajita Style Quesadillas

My wife and I are always on the look-out for tasty appetizers. This one is a keeper! This one does not call for fajitas or any kind of meat. A little misleading, but you certainly could use chicken or beef.   More...

School

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Lexington High School Teacher of the Month: Traci Ricketson. She is recognized by the Lexington chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators. More...

Sports

Eagles Rally Past Rockdale 8-7

Sam Perry laced a single to right field that sent Ryan Garrison scurrying home with the winning, walk off run as the Eagles defeated Rockdale 8-7. Garrison had whacked a double down the leftfield foul line to get into scoring position. More...

Eagles Fall to Cameron 8-5

Lexington lost a lightning delayed game in Cameron, 8- 5 Monday night. The loss put the Eagles’ chances of a spot in the post season in jeopardy.  More...

Tennis and Golf Results

Tennis:  Mixed Doubles: Madison Stefek/Jacob Townsend finished 3rd. They defeated the team from Cameron in straight sets in the quarterfinals. More...

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