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April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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A beautiful double rainbow could be seen in the skies of Lexington last Thursday night following several days of stormy weather. More...

Murder Suspect Apprehended

Bastrop County Sheriff’s deputies responded at 4:27 a.m. Thursday, April 16, to a call concerning a suspected murder in Cedar Creek. When they arrived, they found 42 year old Justin Coleman dead in his bedroom with a gunshot wound. More...

General Stories

Texas Department of Agriculture TDA Market Recap April 20, 2015

For the week ending April 18, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with some prices fluctuating and ranging from $6 lower to $4 higher per hundredweight (cwt). More...

Lexington City Council Regular Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Head Start and Early Head Start

Head Start and Early Head Start are currently accepting applications for the 2015/2016 school year and will begin selecting children as early as June. More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History....

LEXINGTON MOVIE THEATERS

Believe it or not—once upon a time you could go see a movie on Saturday night in downtown Lexington. The theater (loosely coined term) was in the downstairs of the Masonic Building that sat on the corner where Snow’s BBQ is now. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send your Grandma’s Brag pictures to the Lexington Leader: editor@lexingtonleader.com or just bring it by the office. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Lemon Chess Pie

My mother-in-law could cook the best pies I ever ate. One of my favorites was her Lemon Chess Pie. I still miss her, not only for her pies, but for her wisdom and kindness. This recipe calls for packaged pie crust, but she always made her own crust. More...

Sports

Eagles Clip Cameron 10-6

The Lexington Eagles finally got over the hump with a 10-6 win over Cameron in Cameron Tuesday night, April 14. The win was highlighted by the Eagles’ four-run outburst in the top of the seventh inning to salt the game away. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Cameron

Cameron started strong against the Lady Eagles last Tuesday, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first inning. They added five more in their half of the third, one in the fourth, and two in the fifth. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Aggies’ baseball team is still rolling. They are 35-4 as of this writing, and they are ranked # 1 in the nation. The number 1 team in the nation is just 50 miles away, and no one I’ve talked to has been to watch them play. More...

Four Wheeler Accident Sends One to Hospital

A four wheeler accident sent one juvenile to the hospital last Sunday afternoon at 4:50 p.m. According to the Lexington Police Department, two juvenile males were riding in a ditch on Hwy. 77. More...

Accident Victim Life Flighted

A San Antonio man was life flighted by Air Evac last Monday morning after the rig he was driving sent him into the swift running waters of the West Yegua Creek. More...

Coming Events

Miss Lexington Pageant Sat., Apr. 25 at 2 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church More...

Pageantry to Kick Off 50th Annual Celebration

The Miss Lexington Pageant will take place this Saturday afternoon, at 2 pm., at Holy Family Catholic Church, kicking off the 50th Annual Homecoming Celebration. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 13, 2015 Deputy Ledenbach spoke to staff at St. Mark’s emergency room regarding a female that advised she had been assaulted by her boyfriend. The female would not cooperate and did not want to file a report. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 13, 2015 Officer Flores and Cpt. Wooldridge were contacted at the Lexington Police Department by a citizen who locked his keys inside his vehicle and requested assistance unlocking his vehicle. Officer Flores and Cpt. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 22, 2015Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Lexington United Methodist Church Annual Heritage Sunday

Lexington United Methodist Church will celebrate its annual Heritage Sunday on Sunday, April 26th. Their normal 11 a.m. traditional service will move from inside the church to the grounds of Early Chapel Cemetery. More...

Just a Thought.......

One of the joys of Lexington is the Community Lunch Table at Herk’s. You don’t have to eat alone and you get to meet a lot of interesting people. You can also get the help you need, just by asking. More...

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church Welcomes a New Pastor

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church would like to officially welcome their new pastor, Brother David Atwood! David and his wife Cissy are former members of Knobbs Springs and it’s exciting to have them back home. More...

Obituaries

Erna Henrietta Herms

Erna Henrietta (Eschberger) Herms was born on March 8, 1925 in Paint Creek, Texas to Herman and Lina (Schmidt) Eschberger. She was baptized at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Paint Creek and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Paige. More...

Leroy Paul Kappler

Leroy Paul Kappler was born on April 8, 1930 in Serbin, Texas to Willie August Kappler and Minnie Marie (Synatschk) Kappler. He was baptized on April 20, 1930 and confirmed on April 18, 1943 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin. More...

Jessica Lynne Wren

Aug. 24, 1956 – April 1, 2015

Jessica Lynne Stegall Wren was born in Martinsville, Virginia to Jesse Ben Stegall and Jacqueline Marie Hall on August 24, 1956. More...

 













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