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March 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Deadline Looms for City and School Elections

The deadline to sign up to run for City Council or for the LISD Board of Trustees is fast approaching. Monday, March 14 is the last day potential candidates can sign up to be included on the May 14, 2011 ballot. More...

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Martha Reat (left), Kay Van Dorn (center) and Orean Frankeny were in attendance at this year’s World Day of Prayer held at First Baptist Church in Lexington last Friday morning. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I saw the letter from Butch Lee in the March 3 edition and I want to set the record straight regarding CITGO. Each and every CITGO station is locally owned and operated. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Sessionon Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. More...

Outdoor News

March 10, 2011

Fishing on Lake Somerville this past weekend was very encouraging. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

Sports

Lady Eagles in Lexington Tourney

The Lady Eagles played six games in three days. Lexington won four and lost two in the weather-affected tourney. The weather Thursday and Friday was ideal, but Saturday was a different story. More...

Lady Eagles Sneak by Thorndale 16-4

No, the headline is not wrong. It is an oxymoron, but true. More...

Eagles @ Rosebud Tourney

Lexington defeated Axtell 9-3 on Thursday. The Eagles defeated host Rosebud-Lott 5-2 and lost to Mart 10-8 on Friday. The Eagles lost the championship game 3-0 against Midway JV on Saturday. Game 1- Lexington 9 Axtell 3 More...

Council Member William Langehennig Reports on Committee Progress

City Council member William Langehennig reported to the Leader this week that the Citizen Advisory Committee authorized by the City Council had met four times as of Tuesday of this week. Another meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 11. More...

2010Census Shows Lexington Has Grown

The City of Lexington’s population has grown by 47 people since the last census. The 2010 Census showed the population at 1,225, compared to 2000 when the population was 1,178. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts 10

On February 25, 2011, ten people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury. More...

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Snow’s BBQ in Lexington continues to be a favorite stopping place for many who travel through the Lone Star State. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 28, 2011 Deputy Lapham and Deputy Rudolph responded to a burglary call on CR 114. The complainant reported that his barn and truck had been broken into. A report was taken. More...

Community News

World Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer 2011

People in more than 170 countries and regions celebrated World Day of Prayer last Friday. More...

Happy Birthday to the Birthday Girls!

We Love Y’all! More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Large Print books are becoming more and more popular at the Giddings Public Library and there are many of them available. The Postmistress, in hardback and CD, by Sarah Blake takes place in 1940. More...

Obituaries

Myrtle “Artie” Johnson

March 2, 2011-May 1, 1922

Myrtle “Artie” Johnson, 88 years, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011. Artie was born May 1, 1922 to Gus and Myrtle (Ruthven) Sanders near McDade, TX. She married Alvin Johnson December 22, 1939. More...

Esther Irene Zoch

September 3, 1929 - March 3, 2011

Mrs. Zoch passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at the Medstar Care Center in Giddings. More...

Weldon Wayne Markert

June 1, 1936 - March 8, 2011

Funeral services for Weldon Markert, 74 of Ledbetter, Texas, are pending at this time. Weldon Wayne Markert was born on June 1, 1936 in Dime Box, Texas to Ben Samuel & Lena Mathilda (Gloyna) Markert. More...














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