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May 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Five Sentenced in District Court

The Honorable Terry Flenniken sentenced five people in the 21st Judicial District Court on May 14, 2009. Three were found guilty of possession of a controlled substance, one was convicted of a subsequent DWI, and one was sentenced for forgery. More...

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Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. presented a plaque to outgoing Council member Mary Sue Knipstein honoring her four years on the City Council and for her years of service to the Lexington Community. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

Monday, May 25, is Memorial Day and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have served our Country in the past and today. More...

City Council Presents Awards and Appoints New Building Official

At the Regular Meeting of the Lexington City Council held May 13, 2009, Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. presented a plaque to outgoing Council member Mary Sue Knipstein for her years of service to the Lexington Community. More...

Suicide on CR 314

On May 12, 2009 at 6:50 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff 's Office received a call in regards to a death located at 1139 CR 314 in Lee County. Lexington E.M.S. and Sheriff's officers responded to the location. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

Warm Pimiento Cheese Dip

Looking for a variation in cheese dips? Here is one of our favorites from Harper's Restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina. Served as a dip, dolloped on a hamburger, or in a grilled cheese sandwich—it is always good. 8 oz. More...

Grandma's Brag

Teal Reese Brockenbush

Daughter of Ryan and Brittany Brockenbush and Granddaughter of John and Robin Brockenbush More...

Beef Cattle Short Course Scheduled

The 55th Annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is scheduled Aug. 3-5 at Texas A&M University in College Station. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Top Navarro in Two

The Lexington softball team defeated Navarro of Geronimo in the first two games of a two-outof three format to advance to the Regional Quarterfinals against the Hallettsville-Blanco winner. More...

Lady Eagles Err in Thorndale Loss

The Lexington Lady Eagles lost to Thorndale 7-6 in the second warm up game between the two district winners. Lexington erred their way to the loss, committing seven miscues with the glove or arm. More...

Spencer/Abshire Advance To Final Four

A Heartbreaking Tiebreaker Brings Home the Bronze for the Duo

Ben Spencer and Ally Abshire ended their high school tennis career on center court at the Lakeway World of Tennis Resort to Krum losing 7-6, 6-2. "You never like to lose; especially these two kids," Coach Mike Junek stated. More...

Check Out the Lexington Leader's New Website

The Lexington Leader has been in business for going on 12 years now and 10 of those years we have had a presence on the internet with a website. More...

Stanley Loses Chrysler Franchise

Chrysler announced last week that Stanley Autoplex in Giddings is one of their dealerships slated for loss of their franchise on June 9, 2009. More...

Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named

Lexington High School named the 2009 Valedictorian and Salutatorian in an awards ceremony held last Tuesday night. Chase Dube, son of Walter and Sherry Dube of Lexington, is this year's Valedictorian. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

May 11, 2009 A motorist reported three horses running loose on CR 445. Deputy Durrenberger put them up at 2079 FM 3403. May 11, 2009 Deputy Easley spoke to a complainant regarding his juvenile daughter. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 17, 2009 At approximately 3:39p.m., Officer Sherer was dispatched to investigate a theft of a dirt bike in the area of FM 1624. Officer Sherer took the report and entered the missing property with the Lee County Dispatch. More...

Giddings Police Report

May 12, 2009 At approximately 2:46 p.m., Detective Corporal Lacey Carvin, Sgt. Farah Ramsey and Lt. Dan Harney were dispatch to Whataburger, located at 2050 E. Austin, in reference to suspicious persons. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 20 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, May 21 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church Homecoming

On Sunday, May 24, 2009, Knobbs Springs Baptist Church will celebrate its 149th Anniversary Homecoming. Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. with the Morning Service at 11 a.m. Brother Marty Mosher will bring the morning message. More...

School

Class of 1949 60th Anniversary

The Lexington High School Class of 1949 celebrated their 60th anniversary of graduation on Sunday, May 3, 2009. Of the 19 class members, nine were present. The class has lost five of their members. More...

Baccalaureate Service

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance is sponsoring the Baccalaureate again this year. It will be held Sunday night, May 24, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Park Building. More...

2009 Summer Reading Program

The 2009 Texas Reading Club, "Libraries: Deep In The Heart of Texas" provides opportunities for children of all ages to enjoy reading. It begins on Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at the Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center. More...

Obituaries

Linda Ann Dement

July 29, 1948 - May 14, 2009

Linda Ann Dement was born in Tyler, Texas on July 29, 1948 to William E. and Elsie (Reeves) Welch. She passed away Thursday, May 14, 2009 at her residence in Giddings. Linda was a long time employee of Walmart in Giddings. More...

Charles V. Longoria, Jr.

January21,1931- May11,2009

Charles V. Longoria, Jr. was born January 21, 1931 in Karnes City, Texas to Antonio Serda and Charles Longoria, Sr. He lived in Rockdale and had worked as a Journeyman Boilermaker for H.B. Zachry. More...

Darrell Lee Musgrove

August 4, 1955 - May 11, 2009

Darrell Lee Musgrove was born on August 4, 1955 in Huntsville, Texas to Maurice & Barbara (Parrish) Musgrove. He was united in marriage to Virginia "Jenny" Helm on September 11, 2007 in Giddings, Texas. More...

 













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