April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Development Permits Required in Floodplain Areas

During last Monday’s Commissioners’ Court meeting, and after a good bit of work to clarify the wording, the Court voted to approve the County Development Permit Guidelines, which define the needs for permitting when building within a desi More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

April 18, 2016 ADT reported an audible residential alarm in Dime Box. Deputy Nurse and Deputy Ledenbach checked the residence and found all to be secure. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 18, 2016 Officer Mattingly was contacted by a subject who requested a welfare check on her daughter, who was visiting a friend in Lexington. More...

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Community Calendar

Saturday, April 30, 2016Lexington Log Cabins – Open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Quilting Angels – Gerline’s Quilt Shop in Giddings9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“I Can’t Help But Smile”

Bart always had a smile on his face, and it was contagious. Everywhere he went, joy came with him. Bart’s smile was amazing. Even miraculous. He lived every waking moment in a wheelchair. More...

Just a Thought.......

I am writing this column for the benefit of all of you out there who are desperately trying to change someone else’s behavior and becoming increasingly frustrated that you cannot. Give it up! More...

Gospel Band Featured this Thursday

The Cash Band of Austin will be the featured gospel band this year, sponsored by the Lexington Area Ministerial Alliance, this Thursday night on the Square at the gazebo, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Billy “Bill” Frant Roberts

Memorial services for Billy “Bill” Roberts, 82, of Giddings, are pending at this time. More...

Fatality Discovered Day After Accident

On April 23, a caller reported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office they saw a gray vehicle run through the barricades on FM 141 in Dime Box. More...

Woman Rescued Faces Charges

Last week, the Leader reported on a woman and her daughter who were rescued by emergency personnel after she became stranded in deep water after she drove into rising water on FM 141 just south of Dime Box. More...

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Lee County Commissioners signed the 2016 Soil and Water Stewardship Week Proclamation during Commissioners’ Court last Wednesday. More...

General Stories

You Got Our Attention Award

The Giddings Police Department, joined with First National Bank of Giddings, will roll out a new program called “You Got Our Attention.” This program is aimed at high school aged kids and will acknowledge young people who demonstrate exem More...

One Nation Under Fire

You probably did not hear about the “White Supremacy” conference which was recently held in Philadelphia. Just as well, because some of the things said there took the dreaded “political correctness” to a new level. More...

Like Father Like Son

There are sayings like, “The apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree,” and “Like Father like Son.” Well, this story would be the case of the Father – Son duo of Ryan Brockenbush and his son, Holt. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Decadent Triple Layer Mud Pie

Here is one for you Chocolate Lovers! 2 squares Baker’s semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted¼ can sweetened condensed milk1 Oreo pie crust (6 oz.)½ cup chopped pecans, toasted2 cups cold milk2 pkgs. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Standard Shift Cars

Every person my age learned to drive in a standard shift vehicle. There was no other kind. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Again??Another week with noGrandma’s Brag? Send us your Grandma’s Brag pictures! It’s free and it’s a great way to help your friends keep up with how fast your kiddos are growing! Share the love! More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Fall in Finale 12-2

The Lexington Lady Eagles spotted Rogers four early runs that they could not overcome. Lexington got within three runs in the first inning as they scored one run. More...

Lexington Track News

Lexington continues their track improvement as they are sending six individual event entries and two relay teams to the Regional Meet in Waco at Baylor University on Wednesday and Thursday. More...

Lexington Rocks Rogers 4-2

Lexington finally got some of the breaks that always seem to go the other way, in defeating Rogers Tuesday night 4-2. This time Lexington got some timely hits with runners in scoring position. More...

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