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June 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Look at Flood Plain

The Lee County Commissioners’ Court met on Monday, June 14, 2010, and approved an Agreement between Lee County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to work together to produce an updated digital map of the flood prone areas of Le More...

4th of July Celebration Planned

Lexington’s Chamber of Commerce will host a 4th of July Fireworks disiplay on Sunday, July 4th. Lexington’s VFD will ignite the fireworks from the Rodeo arena adjacent to the City Park. More...

Scam Artists Working Phones

Lexington’s Chief of Police, Randy Davenport, warns area residents about people posing as debt collectors calling and targeting senior citizens. More...

City of Lexington Revenue Report for May 2010

Municipal Court Revenue $7,973.20 Sales Tax Revenue $15,149.32 EDC $4,949.98 More...

Holy Family Catholic Church’s Bazaar

First Annual Bazaar sponsored by Holy Family Catholic Church in Lexington was great fun last Sunday. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Present was Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr., Councilpersons Tony Tavary, Tim Brown, Lori Barnikow and William Langehennig. More...

SPECIAL MEETING

The Lexington City Council will meet in Special Session on Thursday, June 17, 2010, at 5:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, to canvas the 2010 Runoff ElectionResults,and Swear in Councilperson. More...

Photos

Enjoying some time in the shade during this year’s Chamber of Commerce Community Cookout were Sam Scoggins, Mary Atkins and Loretta Church. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 16 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

REWARDS CAN BE A USEFUL WAY TO INFLUENCE CHILDREN

QUESTION: Previously you addressed the use of rewards in influencing kids. Isn’t a mother manipulating the child by using rewards and punishment to get him to do what she wants? More...

School

2009 - 2010 School Year at LES!

Here are the last of the Lexington Elementary School pictures provided to the Leader by Leigh Kolacek so that we can all have a look at some of the students from this past school year. These pictures are of Second and Fifth grades. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

With summer approaching, there will be plenty of time to read, so the Giddings Public Library will be the place to go to checkout a book. More...

Jay and Everett Recognized

Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the spring semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. More...

Obituaries

Frances Coronado January 16, 1032 - June 7, 2010

Frances passed away Monday, June 7, 2010 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings. Frances Escalante Beltran Coronado was born on January 16, 1932 in Millett, Texas. More...

Alberto “Sonny” Gonzales August 17, 1945 -June 14, 2010

Alberto “Sonny” Gonzales 64, of Frisco, TX, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2010 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was in the comfort of his home surrounded by loved ones More...

Herman Ray Smith November15,1938- June20,2010

Herman Ray Smith, 71 of Lexington, went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2010. He was born on November 15, 1938 in Haynesville, Louisiana. He was the only child of Hazel Morgan Smith. More...

Another Successful Year for Lee Co. Relay for Life

Cancer survivors who attended the Lee County Relay for Life are seen releasing purple balloons as the number of years they have been “survivors” is called out, until the longest-running survivor of 43 years finally lets her go. More...

Five Sentenced in District Court

Five people were handed down sentences in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on June 8, 2010. The Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presided over the Court. More...

It’s Time for the Leader ’s Annual Favorite Pet Contest!

Submit your pet pictures via email at editor@lexingtonleader.com or bring them by the office at 612 Wheatley Street. Deadline for submissions is Friday, July 23. More...

Leader Announces Regular Summer Hours

The Lexington Leader will be open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., except Monday afternoons and Tuesday mornings. More...

How bazaar

Dunking Booth “professionals” participated in the Holy Family Catholic Church First Annual Bazaar last Sunday afternoon. Pictured are Wesley Sanders, Colby Bexley, Carly Wren and Jacob Townsend. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

June 7, 2010 More...

JAIL REPORT

Jail Count: 06/13/ 2010: 48 Males: 42 Females: 6 Congratulations to the Giddings High School Baseball team and coaching staff for another successful year on and off the diamond. Wishing all dads a happy father’s day. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 2010

Offenses Investigated 12 Incidents 43 Arrest Misdemeanor 06 Arrest Felony 05 Assist Other Agencies 18 Calls to L.I.S.D. More...

Community News

Closing Ceremony for Brownies

Brownie troop 2401 performed their closing ceremony to a packed house of family, friends and seniors on Thursday at the Lexington Senior Citizens building. More...

Colorado Valley Quilt Guild

Did you ever wonder, “How Did This Happen to Me”? The June guest speaker at the Colorado Valley Quilt Guild in La Grange, TX, not only asked, she wrote a book about it. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Olivia Marie Boettcher Daughter of Jaclyn & Walt Boettcher of Katy, Texas. Granddaughter of Dennis & Cathy Kovar of East Bernard, Texas, and Tommy & Kathy Boettcher of Lexington, Texas. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

Rogers won the state championship in baseball. That makes all the teams in 25-AA look good. Rogers lost two games in district play and Lago Vista played them 1-0. More...

Lexington Eagle Baseball Honors

Blok Named to First Team

Kaelan Blok was chosen for the District 25-AA All-District team in voting by coaches. Josh O’Conner and Dylan Iselt were given 2nd team honors. More...

Buffs Fall to Pleasant Grove

Lose in State Finals

Giddings finished their second trip to the state tourney in the same place they did the first time, in second place. More...














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