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Runoff Election This Saturday

The runoff election for one position on Lexington City Council will be held this Saturday, June 12 at the Lexington Elementary School. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. More...

Relay for Life This Friday

This Friday, beginning at 7 p.m., the Lee County Relay for Life will be held for the first time at Lexington’s Eagle Stadium. After enjoying the Community Cookout, support the participants and go to Eagle Stadium. More...

Busy Week in District Court

Visiting District Judge Christopher Duggan sentenced three individuals in the 21st District Court of Lee County on Friday, May 28, 2010. More...

Fund Raising Quilt On Display At Prosperity Bank

The Quilting Angels’ 2010 fund raising quilt is being shown at Prosperity Bank in Lexington through June 15, when it will be moved to Prosperity Bank in Dime Box for the balance of the month. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Agenda Call meeting to order, Welcome guest, Citizen input. More...

Community Cookout Friday, June 11

All of the Lexington community is invited to our 6th Community Cookout, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Friday, June 11 at the City Park. More...

Dear Editor

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Community News

Art Bra Contest

An art bra contest and display, Creative Cups for the Cause, will be conducted as part of The 4th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair, a breast cancer awareness fundraiser, to be held in Giddings to benefit Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center (LCACRC). More...

Last Week For Your Old Wedding Photos 1920’s-1940’s

The Leader will be printing pictures of Brides and Grooms, married between 1920 and 1940 in the May 24, 2010 edition. The deadline for getting your picture(s) in is May 17, 2010. More...

Hope Floats

Sam Scoggins (left), owner of Dream Cars Classic and Rare Car Remanufacturing, presents Chamber of Commerce Volunteer, Greg Langehennig, a check for $100 for the restoration of the Chamber Float and c More...

School

2009 - 2010 School Year at LES!

Here are some more pictures Leigh Kolacek provided to the Leader so that we can all have a look at some of the elementary students from this past school year. These pictures are of Third and Fourth Grade. More...

Eagle Baseball Camp

31 future Eagles attended the Camp and things went great. Thanks for the help to Coach Conway, Coach Lofland, Frank Phillips College players: Jenner Jones, Reagan Janda, B.J. Brister; and a 2010 Eagle, Casey Iselt. More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Rayla Bell, Kayla Boettcher, Jeremiah Cargill, McKenzie Dimock, William Dorsett, Luke Drosche, Cade Hawley, Caroline Heller, Katelyn Iselt, Alexis Jones, Noah McLendon, Blake Ragland, Caitlyn Scheel, and Garrett Stamp More...

Obituaries

Adolfo DeLapaz

Adolfo died as a result of an automobile accident on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 in Giddings. More...

Vivian Hunsinger

March 27, 1922 - June 2, 2010 Vivian Hunsinger, 88 of Lexington passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at her home in Lexington. More...

Ruth Schulze Symm

Mrs. Symm passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas. More...

In Less than Three Hours, Jury Rules Against Alcoa

Alcoa denied $500 million in damages and ordered to pay Luminant $10 million

Last Wednesday, June 2, a Milam County jury, in the 20th District Court in Cameron, after hearing closing arguments, took less than three hours to conclude in favor of Luminant on Alcoa’s claim of breach of contract. More...

Buffs Back to State

Giddings defeated Boerne 4-1 on Friday afternoon and 3-1 Saturday afternoon to earn their second trip to the state baseball tourney in two years. Trey Masek and the Marlow boys, Ty and Brooks led the Buffs to the wins. More...

Community Cookout This Friday

All of the Lexington community is invited to the 6th Community Cookout, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Friday, June 11 at the City Park at 6 p.m. More...

Catholic Bazaar This Sunday

Holy Family Catholic Church in Lexington will host its First Annual Bazaar this Sunday, beginning with a barbecue lunch. There’ll be games, face painting and so much more! More...

Kleinschmidt Objects to EPA’s Intrusion into Permitting

Following the unprecedented and unwarranted actions of the U.S. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

May 31, 2010 Deputy Lapham and Deputy Crockett were dispatched to PR 3063 to search for a female who had reportedly taken a bottle of pain pills and then drove off. Lexington EMS and B&M ambulance were notified to be on standby. More...

Giddings Police Report

May 31, 2010 More...

Lexington Police Report

The Lexington Police Department thanks the citizens for the numerous phone calls involving suspicious activities in and around Lexington. More...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 9

Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Lexington City Council Mtg.– Woodson Community Bldg. - 6 p.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

FAMILY MUST UNITE WHEN LOVED ONE HAS DRINKING PROBLEM

QUESTION: My husband drinks excessively. Aside from getting help for my family, what should I do specifically for him? How on earth am I going to get him to go to Alcoholics Anonymous or some similar treatment program? More...

Area Churches Invite You to attend the Church of Your Choice

ADINA CHRISTIAN CHURCH TOM LONG, MINISTER COFFEE AND FELLOWSHIP - 9:30 A.M. MORNING WORSHIP - 10:00 A.M. BEAUKISS UNITED METHODIST WALT SILVERIA, PASTOR MORNING WORSHIP - 8:45 A.M. LADIES BIBLE STUDY - MON. 1 P.M. More...

Unity in God”,

Two local youth groups from Knobbs Springs Baptist church and Adina Christian church came together for a tie dye shirt party to celebrate “Unity in God”, based on Romans 15:5-6. More...

Sports

Buffs Outrun Boerne in 2

Back to State for 2nd year in a row

Giddings defeated Boerne 4-1 on Friday afternoon and 3-1 Saturday afternoon to earn their second trip to the state baseball tourney in two years. Trey Masek and the Marlow boys, Ty and Brooks, led the Buffs to the wins. More...

Baseball State Tourney

It is a great year for baseball in Central Texas. Giddings, Rogers, and Thorndale are in the state tourney that begins Wednesday. Here is the schedule: More...

Summer Basketball League

The girls’ team from Lexington is participating in the Thorndale Girls Summer Basketball League. They have gotten off to a good start. More...

 













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