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July 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Design for Repairs to Courthouse Ready For Texas State Historical Commission

Lee County Commissioners on Monday heard from Wiss, Janey, & Elstner and Assoc., Inc, on some of the details and responses and comments from the Texas State Historical Commission regarding the upcoming final submission of the Courthouse repairs to t More...

Fireworks

Emery and Ellie Brockenbush had tons of fun at the Lexington Fireworks in the Park celebration held last Sunday night. They are seen with their grandmother, Diane Walch. PHOTO BY LINDA KIDD. More...

Lexington ISD Trustees Focus on Leadership

Jeremy Romoser, Board President, Dr. More...

General Stories

Lexington Celebrates Fourth of July

Lexington’s Chamber of Commerce served up hot dogs, frito pie and brisket during Sunday night’s Fourth of July celebration at the City Park, once again helping to sponsor an event that always manages to bring on the “oooo’s More...

Fayette County Country Opry

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, July 19, 2010 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center. The Agenda is as follows: the meeting will be called to order; guests welcomed; and, citizen input. More...

Community News

Welcome Cole Caleb Latimer

Caleb and Kay Latimer are proud to announce the arrival of their handsome son, Cole Caleb Latimer. Cole was born on June 3, 2010 weighing in at 6lbs 14oz and was 19 inches long. More...

Grandma’s Brag

John Smart

Grandson of Mike and Nancy Organ of Lexington Son of Scott and Jennifer Smart of Ft. Worth More...

Information Session For Legal Careers

Persons interested in working in legal-related fields are encouraged to attend an information session on July 21 about Blinn College’s Legal Assistant program. The information session will be held at 6 p.m. More...

School

Lexington Native Honored at HPU

Lexington native Tabitha McBride was named to the Dean’s List at Howard Payne University for the spring 2010 semester. Students must earn a 3.65- 3.99 grade point average to be named to the Dean’s List. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

The school is quiet this week. They are getting ready for the push to the start of school. Football and volleyball practices start on August 2nd. The summer is almost over, even though it seems like it is just starting. More...

More Items to Think About

The Soccer World Cup Competition - The World Cup every four years is more focused than the Olympics. Nations forget wars and religious beliefs are put on hold as nations focus their national pride on their soccer team representatives. More...

Flat Screen Winner

The winner of the LC Express raffle for the 42 inch flat screen tv was Cindy VanWie of Lexington, Texas. Drawing was held on July 1st at Peterson’s Food Mart. More...

Annual Ice Cream Social

Last Thrursday, the Lexington Garden Club held its Annual Ice Cream Social in the Gazebo on the Square. The hostesses were Donald and Karen Boriack. More...

No One Hundred Degree Days – Yet!

By the end of July last year, Lexington had already ‘enjoyed’ 39 days of over 100 degree temperatures. Of those, 15 were in June. So far this year, we’ve not yet seen one! More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indictments

Lee County Grand Jury handed down 13 indictments on Friday July 9th. Six were from Gidding and the others from suronding areas one was from Austin and one from Houston. More...

Eagles Fare Well at Taylor Tennis Tourney

Bring Home 13 Medals With 4 Double Winners; Townsend Gets Two First Places

Young Eagle tennis players brought home 13 medals, with four double winners at the Taylor Tennis Tournament held last week. More...

McDade Watermelon Festival this Saturday

The McDade community will host its 62nd Annual Watermelon Festival Saturday, July 10 in historic downtown McDade. More...

Blood Drive Scheduled

An American Red Cross community blood drive is scheduled in Lexington for Tuesday, July 13 at the United Methodist Church from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. More...

Enter 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

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer July 5, 2010 More...

Lexington Police Report

July 5, 2010 CEFCO Shell reported a gas drive off. The male juvenile was caught and turned over to juvenile authorities. July 9, 2010 Officer Kelly responded to loose livestock on HWY 77. Owner contacted horses were returned to the owner. More...

Sheriff’s Report

June 28, 2010 Deputy Ray investigated a Burglary of a Building in Dime Box where an open window was found; he also found a pickup truck parked that was loaded with stolen items from the building. The case is under investigation. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 14 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Lexington City Council Mtg.– Woodson Bldg. - 6 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 7 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

Church

Lexington United Methodist Church Restores Sanctuary

The sanctuary restoration project at Lexington United Methodist Church is complete. The first worship service in the newly restored sanctuary was held on Sunday, June 20th. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

A DISENCHANTED PARTNER MAY BE DISRESPECTFUL TO SPOUSE

QUESTION: You have described the “trapped” feeling that causes some people to withdraw from their spouses. I think that applies to my wife, who has been strangely distant from me in recent years. More...

Lexington United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School

Youngsters who enjoyed the Lexington United Methodist Vacation Bible School this year included Kevin Nava, Hailey Flores and Zack Carter. More...

Obituaries

Ruby Elsie Weerts May 1, 1921 - June 30, 2010

Funeral services for Ruby Weerts, 89 of Ledbetter, Texas, were held on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine, Texas with Rev. Paul Bohot officiating. Burial followed in the Ledbetter Cemetery. More...

Franklin Edgar Birnbaum Elaine Anita Higgins Brade

March 18, 1935 - July 9, 2010 July 21, 1957 - July 10, 2010

Franklin passed away on Friday, July 9, 2010 at the Christus Dubuis Hospital of Bryan. More...

 













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