October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Safe Online Transaction Site Created

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with OfferUp to create a safe environment for strangers to exchange items they have purchased online, such as on Craigslist or Facebook’s Marketplace. More...

BVFD Fundraiser a Success!

Last weekend was the annual fundraiser for the Blue VFD. Blue VFD, as with all the VFDs’ in the area, operates on the donations to the department from the community at large. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 9, 2017  An off duty officer called and reported cows out on CR 208 at FM 2239. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 9, 2017 Officer Walton received a call of a skunk in a trap in the 700 block of S. Rockdale. The skunk was removed with the assistance of City worker Chase Nail. October 11, 2017 More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Chocolate Lovers this Saturday

Lexington UMC Fundraiser

If you’re not up for cooking breakfast Saturday morning, join us at the Lexington United Methodist Church for our Pancake Breakfast, starting at 8:30 a.m. More...

The Rosy Side

The main Christian church in Jerusalem is The Church of the Holy Sepulcher. It is built over the spot where many believe that Jesus was crucified and buried. Given its location, this is entirely plausible. More...

Sports

Eagles Escape Blanco

Lexington ran into a fired up bunch of Blanco Panthers and a myopic group of officials Friday night. Lexington won the game 35- 20, but had to play the entire four quarters to do so. More...

Academy Marches Past Lady Eagles in 3

Lexington’s Lady Eagles took a step back in their quest to qualify for the state playoffs by losing to the Academy Lady Bees in three sets 19-25, 13-25, 12-25. The loss leaves the Lady Eagles with a 5-6 record in district play. More...

Eagles Host Comfort Homecoming 2017

Lexington hosts the Comfort Bobcats for homecoming this Friday night. The Bobcats are on a two-game winning streak after losing the first four games of the season. Comfort beat Brady three weeks ago 20-12. More...

450 to Lose Jobs as Luminant Shuts Down

Rockdale Plant and Three Oaks Mine Operations expected to close January 11, 2018

Last week, Luminant, a subsidiary of Vistra Energy, announced that it will close its two-unit Sandow Power Plant in Rockdale, along with another plant in Freestone County, Texas. They will be taken offline in early 2018. More...

Early Voting Begins Monday

Early voting in the November 7, 2017 Constitutional Amendment Election begins on Monday, October 23. It will continue until Friday, November 3. More...

Hungry Burglar’s Plans Foiled

Last Thursday, October 13, 2017, a hungry burglar’s plans were foiled. More...

Lone Finalist Named

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees issued the following statement on Monday, regarding the naming of a lone finalist for Superintendent of Schools:  More...

High Speed Pursuit

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Bastrop County called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, stating they had a Trooper in pursuit of a black Chevrolet Cruze. Chief Deputy Crockett, Captain Allen, Sgt. Ray, and Sgt. Liles assisted with the call. More...

General Stories

46th Annual Cow Calf Clinic

Mark your calendars for the 46th Annual South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic and Trade Show on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Washington County Fairgrounds Sales Facility in Brenham! More...

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, its management or its staff.   More...

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Carolyn Jackson, Managing Director of the Lee County Cancer Resource Center, gets hugs from a fan during last week’s Pink Ribbon Affair. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Most people think that since it is winter, nothing will grow that is edible. Surprisingly, there are many edible plants that can grow even into the depths of the coldest nights. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

October 16, 1877- Galveston Daily News: The Nacogdoches News prints a letter from that prolific writer, Wm. P. Longley, dated Galveston jail, Oct. 5, and addressed to the Sheriff of Nacogdoches, Capt. M. Mast. More...

Chef's Corner

Chile Rellenos Casserole

One of my Mother-in-Law’s favorite meals, which she made often at this time of year, has become one of our favorites too. More...

School

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Thank you to the Lexington Masonic Lodge #138 for their generous donation of toothbrush kits for our 1st graders. More...

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Selected by their peers and the staff at Lexington High School as the Junior Class Favorites are Kanyon Simien and Precious Speaks. More...

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Serving as the Homecoming Court Attendants are 6th grade students from Lexington Middle School (left to right) Trinity Hendrickson, Lauren Boettcher, Abigail Schneider, and Tristan Billings. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Velma Louise Kieffer

Memorial services for Velma Kieffer, 69, of Lexington are pending at this time.  More...

Ralph Edward “R.E”. Merritt

Memorial services for Ralph Edward “R.E.” Merritt of Dime Box, Texas were held on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.  Ralph Edward “R.E.” Merritt, 75, died Thursday, October 12, 20 More...

Carl Sanford Davis

Memorial Services for Carl Davis, 52, of Giddings were held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.  More...


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