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June 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

JUNE 2010 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

CITY Lexington Giddings Rockdale Elgin Caldwell THIS PERIOD $ 14,850 $100,568 $ 55,855 $ 85,323 $150,029 LAST YEAR $ 11,716 $101,121 $ 50,962 $ 97,490 $ 88,028 % CHANGE 26.74% More...

Lexington 4th of July Celebration Planned

by Nancy Perry Lexington’s Chamber of Commerce will host a 4th of July Fireworks celebration and disiplay on Sunday, July 4th. More...

Eagle Apparel

Coach Jason Holcomb announced this week a paring with B&B Athletics for fans to order Lexington football apparel for the upcoming season. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

This week marked the first day of Summer and it promises to be a scorcher! Stay cool and enjoy your summer. More...

Beef Cattle Short Course

From brush control on the ranch to cuts of beef sold to the consumer, the 2010 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course will provide a number of beef cattleproduction demonstrations, Aug. 2-4 in College Station. More...

Oath of office

Mayor Robert Willrich administered the Oath of Office to Council member Lori Barnikow last Thursday afternoon. They are seen above shortly after Lori accepted her duties. PHOTO BY RANDY DAVENPORT. More...

Community News

Relay for Life

This is a look of the 75+ cancer survivors who attended this year’s Lee County Relay for Life event, held at Eagle Stadium last weekend. More...

1920 -1940 Lexington Weddings

It is always good to remember our past, this is the second edition of Lexington’s Historic Wedding Pictures. Our thank you to all who participate in this little trip to the past. More...

Sports

Jessica Parish Selected All-State

Jessica Parish, Lexington’s outstanding catcher/shortstop/ pitcher was chosen to the All- State softball team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. More...

Johnston Honored

Ashton Johnston, Lexington’s outstanding centerfielder in softball and valedictorian, has been honored by her selection to several all star teams. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Lady Eagles are racking up post season honors. High School athletes need to be honored as much as possible because, like most of us, their competitive athletic careers are over when they graduate. More...

Local Sales Improve for Second Month in a Row

Lexington’s sales tax numbers indicate that sales for May 2010 were up almost 27% over May of last year. This is the second month in a row for Lexington’s sales to improve. More...

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three people were sentenced in District Court last week, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. Carlos Muniz, Jr., 25 of Manor, was sentenced for Possession of Marijuana, 4 oz-5 lbs. More...

Congratulations to the Lexington Freshman Eagles (12U)

Congratulations to the Lexington Freshman Eagles (12U) for finishing with a perfect 12-0 record in league play. 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 picture submissions is Friday, July 23. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

June 14, 2010 A caller reported that some boys were crawling through a window of his apartment. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched. More...

Giddings Police Report

June 14, 2010 More...

Lee County's finest

Some of Lee County’s finest were at the Holy Family Catholic Church’s First Annual Bazaar last Sunday afternoon. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 23 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

A Good Father Will Guide His Daughter On The Right Path

QUESTION: Is there a way I as a father can influence my daughter’s attitude toward boys? If she chooses to marry, she will need to understand men and know how to relate to them. Is that something I should be thinking about? More...

School

Lexington Residents Named to TSTC Honor Roll

Joshua Williams of Lexington has earned a place on the Dean’s Honor Roll for the 2010 spring semester at Texas State Technical College Waco. More...

Angel Parks,

Angel Parks, seen above, puts up a short jump shot in the summer league basketball team for which she plays. Lexington only lost to Thorndale in that league this year. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Obituaries

A. Tim Stewart, Sr. February 12, 1930 - June 18, 2010

A. Tim Stewart, Sr., 80, passed away Friday, June 18, 2010 at Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale. Memorial services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. More...

Amelia A. “MooMoo” Mostyn October 20, 1930 - June 17, 2010

Amelia A. “MooMoo” Mostyn was born October 20, 1930 one of four daughters born to Rupert L. and Annie L. (Harriss) Saunders. On June 2, 1950 she and Kenneth A. Mostyn were married in Waco. She was a homemaker. More...














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