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June 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Grassroots Movement to Host Lee Co. Tea Party

A small group of local and concerned citizens, known as the Tea Party Patriots, have received permission from the Lee County Commissioners' Court to host a Tea Party on the west lawn of the County Courthouse, Friday, July 3, from 4 until 7 p.m. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

It's hard to believe school has been out for a month already, and summer activities are in full swing. More...

Lexington Residents Receive Degrees and Honors from A&M

On Monday, Texas A&M University awarded diplomas to six students from Lexington, and named four as its honor students for the spring 2009 semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. More...

Free Homebuying, Selling Informative Event Saturday

With so much confusion circulating on the economy and national real estate market, Here & Now Facts About Homeownership in Central Texas is the first real estate forum bringing real estate experts and local homeowners together to discuss homeowners More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 24 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, June 25 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Rocky Teenage Years Bring A Lot Of Heartache To Parents

QUESTION: Give me your shortest answer to the question: How can I best survive the tumultuous years of my three teenagers? DR. DOBSON: This is my best shot: 1. Keep the family schedule simple. 2. Get plenty of rest. 3. Eat nutritious meals. More...

VBS at St. James Lutheran Church

"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy", but combining Bible Study, crafts and refreshments make a wonderful way to spend a summer day. A little glue, a little glitter and, voila, you have a thing of beauty! More...

Church Briefs

Adina Christian Church Adina Christian Church has made a few changes to their worship schedule and their style of worship. More...

Sports

What Has Happened To The Small School Athlete?

What has happened to the legendary small school athlete? Where have all the Walter Mitty's gone? There are several answers to the query. More...

Lost Beaver?

Colton Foisie, grandson of Gary and Beverly Iselt of Lexington, trapped this 50 pound beaver while visiting his grandparents. They noticed the beaver while fishing in their tank. The beaver had made a tunnel into the tank dam. More...

Eagles Picked 3rd

The bible of high school football, Texas Football, has hit the newsstands. The Lexington Eagles are picked to place third in District 25-AA by the magazine. Academy was picked as the district favorite and huge Salado was tabbed for second. More...

Wagon Train Beds Down in Lexington

A group of six wagons slowly entered Lexington Monday afternoon, as they prepared to stop for the night and bed down at the Lexington City Park. More...

Seven Sentenced in District Court

With the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding, seven individuals were sentenced in the 21st Judicial Court of Lee County on June 16, 2009. More...

Burn Index Rises

Lee County Commissioners voted this week to keep the emergency Burn Ban that Judge Paul Fischer enacted last week. The Texas Forest Service said the Burn Index was 587 Monday morning and by Monday afternoon, it was up to 593. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

June 15, 2009 Deputy Crockett was dispatched to an alarm at a local business. The key holder was already on sight and everything appeared secure. H&R Machine reported that one of their trucks was missing and another had been rummaged through. More...

Lexington Police Report

The Lexington Police Department reminds everyone the water restrictions are still in effect. More...

Giddings Police Report

June 15, 2009 At approximately 1:11 a.m. Officer Ray received a call of an assault at the 1300 blk of N. Ellis. The victim stated that a known subject had assaulted her and had left the area. Statements were taken and charges are pending. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

Cream Cheese Flan

Desserts may not immediately come to mind when Mexican food is mentioned, but they are a truly heavenly part of the country's cuisine. A variation of this recipe with an American "fling". More...

Summer-Fall Classes with the American Red Cross of Central Texas Now Available

As more Central Texans turn out to area pools, rivers and lakes, or gather for family events this summer, the need for essential lifesaving and caregiving skills has never been more in demand. More...

Grandma's Brag

Hey Grandma - Show off your cute grandkids in the Leader. It's free and then everyone will see what you've been bragging about! More...

School

PTO Volunteers Work to Improve Playground

Saturday, June 13th was a hot and busy day at the Elementary Campus. Volunteers gathered to make PTO's goal of a better playground a reality. PTO approved Mr. Scantlin to be in charge of the hands-on part of the playground improvement project. More...

Lexington Resident Named to TSTC Honor Roll

Chris Sanders of Lexington earned a place on the Dean's Honor Roll for the spring semester at Texas State Technical College Waco. Sanders is a student in Drafting & Design Technology. More...

Obituaries

Kevan Edward Fincher

February 8, 1959 - June 17, 2009

Kevan Edward Fincher was born February 8, 1959 in Henderson, Texas to L.E. and Ann Nell Boman Fincher. He was a graduate of Athens High School. On May 5, 1990 he and Gelenda Doss were married in Rockdale. More...














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