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September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Commissioners Finalize Re-Districting

The Lee County Commissioners, at their regular meeting on Monday, September 12, 2011, adopted the order for the latest re-districting plan for the County, based on the 2010 Census. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, RE: Mr. Bettes, More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Wow! Last weekend was a busy one for our little community. Thanks to everyone who came out for all the activities both Saturday and Sunday. More...

Regular Meeting Of City Council

The Lexington City Council met in Regular Session on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Community News

From the Chef’s Corner

Chicken and Broccoli Salad

We eat late on Wednesday nights after playing water volleyball with about 8 or 9 couples and single friends. Everyone brings appetizers or what they want to eat when the games are over. We usually fix a salad or sandwiches. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

THERE IS A NEW SHIPMENT OF BOOKS EVERY MONTH.

Come in and visit the Giddings Public Library. More...

Outdoor News

The number one complaint at the end of the first week of dove season has been shooting times. Hunters are allowed to hunt dove 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset. Several properties have been identified where after hours shooting has taken place. More...

School

The Child Inside Us

As a parent, you may worry whether your squirrelly, irresponsible child will become a successful adult one day. Can a child be successful as an adult if he never changes from a child into what society perceives as an adult? More...

Photo

Members of Boy Scout Troup 142 visited the Lexington Leader last Wednesday afternoon to learn about newspapers and how newspapers help communicate information to the community it serves. More...

Texas A&M University Graduation

Clifford R. Jay of Lexington received a Bachelor of Science - Agricultural Systems Mgmt. degree from Texas A&M University during summer commencement ceremonies. Diplomas were awarded to approximately 1,800 Texas A&M University graduates. More...

Obituaries

Gerardo Portales Sr.

Oct. 3, 1960 - September 10, 2011

Gerardo Portales was born on October 3, 1960 in Nueva Rosita Coahuila, Mexico to Joaquin & Ernestina (Nunez) Portales. He married Leticia Gonzalez on October 19, 2007 in Elgin, Texas. More...

Kenneth Glyn Beasley

June 8, 1926 - September 12, 2011

Funeral services for Kenneth Beasley, 85 of Ledbetter, Texas, are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Keith Aschenbeck officiating. Visitation will be held from 8:00 a. More...

Bastrop Fires 70 Percent Contained - Volunteers Needed

As of Tuesday morning, the Bastrop area fires were 70 percent contained and some areas are being opened for residents to return. However, re-entry into Pine Forest, Tahitian Village East, ColoVista North and McAllister is Thursday, September 15. More...

Hay Thief Suffers Gun Shot Wound

Rancher – Hay Stealing – And an AK 47

A man was shot last Monday morning after he was caught trying to steal hay from Joe Campbell near Dime Box. More...

Four Acre Fire in Lexington

A grass fire broke out around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday near the intersection of Hwy 77 and FM 696 East. About four acres burned before being brought under control. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 5, 2011 A complainant called and wanted to report his vehicle as stolen. He talked to Deputy Liles about the situation. Further investigation concluded that it was a civil matter and no report was taken. More...

Lexington Police Report

Hello again from your Chief. I am pleased to report continuing progress by your police department as our two new rookie police officers are making their way through their field training program with us. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Bldg. - 6 p.m. Thursday, September 15, 2011 More...

Church

First Baptist Church Hosts Breakfast for LISD Fall Athletes, Again

First Baptist Church hosted the second Breakfast for LISD Fall Athletes and Parents on Friday morning, September 9. More...

Focus on the Family

Marriage Teaches Us To Accept Our Spouses’ Imperfections

Q: I’m single and have a deep faith and a wonderful family. My problem is that every time I find a wonderful guy and he wants to marry me, I want something more and break it off. What advice can you give me? More...

Sports

Eagles Smoke Bees 41-20

Josh Murray had an exceptional night to lead the Lexington Eagles to a 41-20 win over the Little River Academy (LRA) Bumblebees. Murray scored on two pass receptions, a fumble return, and an interception return that did not count. More...

Eagles Go Hunting in Geronimo

Lexington travels to Geronimo Friday night to take on Class 3A Navarro High. The Panthers are 1-1 on the season. They defeated Luling 43-22 on opening night. The second game they lost a close one to San Antonio Christian 10- 8. More...

Lady Eagles Top Academy

Win District Opener

Lexington used a spirited defense combined with a consistent offense to down the Little River Academy Bees Friday afternoon in three games. Lexington won the match with game scores of 25-13, 27-25, and 25-23. More...














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