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Ten People Sentenced in District Court

On February 23, 2010, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, the Honorable Terry Flenniken sentenced ten individuals. Arthur J. More...

Lee County Junior Livestock Show Kicks Off with Poster Contest

The Poster Contest for the Lee County Jr. Livestock Show had over 600 entries this year. Pictured above is one of the 1st Place winners, drawn by Chris Gifford, 4th Grade, at Lexington Elementary. More...

General Stories

DPS urges Spring Break travelers to avoid Mexico

The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging all Texas Spring Breakers to avoid traveling to border cities in Mexico.

“There is an increase in Mexican drug cartel related violence in the northern Mexican border cities. More...

We Must Not Give Up on Space

By U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

More than 40 years ago, our nation and the world paused to witness history as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin saw firsthand the “magnificent desolation” of the moon. More...

Community News

Learning by Example

All the child-rearing experts say that children learn by example. The question for me has always been: When? When do they start implementing what they learn by example? More...

Photo

In June 2010 The Leader will feature Wedding Pictures from the 1920’s to the 1940’s. Send us your old wedding pictures, along with information on the people in them. More...

Maintaining Your Wildlife Valuation

The implementation and record keeping of wildlife management should be the same as any agricultural practice. Records of expenses, receipts, and any other pertinent documentation should be maintained annually. More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Kayla Boettcher, Jeremiah Cargill, McKenzie Dimock, William Dorsett, Cade Hawley, Caroline Heller, Katelyn Iselt, Stassney Krueger, Jordan Marek, Noah McLendon, Blake Ragland, Caitlyn Scheel, Garrett Stamport, Colleen More...

Sports

Photo

Lexington 8th Grader Kristen Boettcher is seen as she competes in the Hurdles at the Rockdale Track Meet held last week. More...

Eagles Fall to Franklin 7-6

The Lexington Eagles fell to Franklin 7-6 as the Lions scored the winning run in the top of the seventh inning. Lexington gave up a big four runs in the fourth inning as Franklin took a 5-3 lead. More...

Post Season Basketball Honors

After the completion of the most successful basketball season in many years, several Eagles were given honors in voting by District 25- AA coaches. Coach Charlie Tucker was one of three coaches selected for Coach of the Year. More...

Police Chief Brings Attorney General’s Internet Safety Program to Lexington

Lexington Chief of Police Randy Davenport announced this week that a representative from the Texas Attorney General’s Office will be presenting a program on internet safety to the Lexington citizens. More...

Court Approves Awareness Signage for Child Abuse Month

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioner’s Court on Monday, March 8, 2010, the Court heard from a spokesperson for several of the organizations involved with child abuse in Lee County. More...

Luminant Donates $1,000 To Lexington Park Building

Luminant officials, Dan Montgomery and Johnny Turner met with Lexington Community Enterprises president Mike Organ Tuesday morning, March 2, to donate $1,000 for the Lexington Park Building. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

City Council Regular Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Agenda: Call meeting to order, Welcome guest, Citizen input. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

March 1, 2010 A resident on CR 218 reported mailbox damage to his mailbox and two of his neighbors. He requested that deputies close patrol the area. A motorist reported cows out on FM 1697. More...

Giddings Police Report

March 1, 2010 At 9:34 p.m., Sgt. Ramsey, Officers Spencer and Bridgefarmer responded to a reported assault at 596 E. Austin (Lone Star Market). Upon arrival they were notified that Jessica Engstfeld had assaulted Dale Arldt, her boyfriend. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 5, 2010 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 10 Crafts, sewing, etc.@ Holy Family Catholic Church-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Lexington City Council - 6 p.m. More...

Church

Minister’s Message

Is It Easier to Be a Wrestler than a Christian?

Ephesians 4:26 says “Be angry but do not sin. Do not let the sun go down on your anger.” If I don’t change the channel fast enough, I sometimes see the beginning of a wrestling show. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

While Some Might Think ADHD Is Overdiagnosed, It Is Real

QUESTION: I’ve heard that ADHD is controversial and that it may not even exist. You obviously disagree and believe that ADHD does exist. DR. DOBSON: Yes, I disagree, although the disorder has become faddish and tends to be overdiagnosed. More...

Obituaries

McKenna Grace Dodd

July 26, 2009 - March 1, 2010

McKenna Grace Dodd was born on July 26, 2009 in Austin, Texas to Jamie & Randi (Sherrill) Dodd and passed away Monday, March 1, 2010 at Dell Children’s Hospital in Austin. More...

Mamie Virginia Hutchinson

April 1, 1934 - March 5, 2010

Mamie Virginia Hutchinson was born April 1, 1934 in the Salty Community and was the daughter of Ed Thomas Caffey and Mamie Violet (Catchings) Caffey. Mamie was raised in the Salty and Thorndale area. More...

Dorothy Zawacki Jordan

October 28, 1936 - March 4, 2010

Funeral services for Dorothy Jordan, 73 of Giddings, were held on Monday, March 8, 2010 at Forest Park East Funeral Home in Webster. More...














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