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April 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Within the past couple of weeks County Road 326 (which goes past the city cemetery) has had some unwelcome renovations. First the city hired a company to attempt to repave the road. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk City Council Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Present were Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr., Councilpersons Tony Tavary, Tim Brown, Lori Barnikow, and William Langehennig. More...

Gov. Perry Announces Increased Funding for Top 10 Most Wanted Rewards

Gov. More...

KLEINSCHMIDT JOINS EFFORT TO COMBAT UNDERAGE DRINKING WITH $5,000 POSTER CONTEST

Texas High School Seniors Vie for $5,000 Educational Scholarship

State Rep. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 21 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. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Anxiety About Children’s Future Can Spoil The Present

Question: My children are still young, and they are doing fine now, but I worry a lot about the adolescent years that lie ahead. I’ve seen other parents go through some pretty terrible things when their teenagers began to rebel. More...

Church Briefs

First Baptist Church Lexington First Baptist Church in Lexington will hold registration for their Mother’s Day Out program for the 2010-2011 school year on Tuesday, May 4 at 12 noon. More...

Obituaries

Gloria Anne Sloan November 30, 1944 - April 14, 2010

Gloria Anne Sloan was born on November 30, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Peter W. & Anne (Hrycyk) Sloan. Gloria lived in Kirkland Lake Ontario, Calgary Alberta, Victoria British Columbia, Toronto Ontario and Nashville, TN. More...

Shirley Jean Smith

Shirley Jean Thames Smith was born on November 11, 1937 in Paige, Texas to Clifton & Thelma (Warren) Thames. She was united in marriage to Edgar Smith on August 28, 1954 in Houston, Texas. More...

Vicki Lee Zoch

Vicki Lee Zoch December 29, 1950 - April 14, 2010 More...

From a Sow’s Ear to a Silk Purse

Last month, we told you about a huge mural that Johnny Jones, a life-long resident of Lexington and a professional sign painter, had been painting in Giddings on the east outside wall of the Flowers by La Verne business. More...

A Life That is Wonderful and Rewarding

It’s not often that the Leader publishes an editorial comment on the front page, but the one that follows is indicative of the community we serve. So, in Nancy Perry’s own words: More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

APRIL 12, 2010 A resident on CR 114 called the Sheriff’s Office and requested to speak a deputy regarding a life and death situation. More...

Giddings Police Report

April 12, 2010 At approximately 2:45 a.m., Officer Cummings and Sgt. Ramirez were dispatched in reference to an intoxicated male subject attempting to purchase alcohol at the Lone Star Market located at 596 E. More...

Community News

Local Horse Riders Free Performances

The Lee County 5th Annual Drill Team Competition, May 14 and May 15,will again feature the talented riding skills of area horse riders. More...

Lee County Fair - Health Fair

The Lee County Health Fair will be on Friday, May 14, at the Firemen’s Park, held in conjunction with the Lee County Fair during Senior Citizens’ Day. The Health Fair is opened to all citizens in and around Lee County. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Butterbeans and Bacon

Here is the recipe for butterbeans I promised you last week to go with Granny’s Corn Pudding. Cooked beans freeze beautifully, so you can make a double batch to enjoy later. 3 – 4 thick-cut bacon slices, chopped 1 cup diced onion (1 med. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Soar over Jarrell 12-1

Move into 1st Place Tie

Lexington defeated Jarrell 12-1 Tuesday night. That win coupled with Academy’s 6-5 win ofer Rogers moved the Lady Eagles into a tie for first place with Rogers. Rogers defeated Salado Friday night 4-1 to finish district play at 10-2. More...

Eagles Fall to Jarrell 8-3

Lexington and Jarrell battled evenly for two and a half inning before Jarrell broke away with a four-run flourish. Jarrell then followed that with another four-run inning in the fourth to open an 8-1 lead. More...

Sports Thoughts

After the Lady Eagles defeat Lago Vista Tuesday night it will be like Yogi Berra said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Lexington and Rogers tying for the District 25- AA softball championship is just like last year. More...

 













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