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October 6, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Five Indictments Handed Down

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted five people last Thursday, September 29, four of them from Giddings and one from New Boston, Texas. Theresa Torres, 36 of Giddings, was indicted for two counts of abandoning or endangering a child. More...

Blue EE has Strong Representation at State Meeting

The Texas Extension Education Association Club members of the Blue EE Club in Lee County attended the State Convention held September 13 - 16 in Temple. More...

General Stories

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Pictured above, Jordan Muhl is seen drawing the winning ticket from the Lexington Rotary’s raffle last Friday night. Larry Eldridge won the John Deere riding lawnmower! More...

Home Country

We knew. We looked at Dewey and we knew tragedy had struck. Naturally we assumed his carefully planned courtship of Emily Stickles had died a stillborn dream, but that wasn’t it. He still hadn’t met her, turns out. More...

Not Ready to Drive

“ Mom isn’t it time that I learned to drive a car?” “Drive a car? More...

Sports

Eagles Find Rosebud a Thorn

The Rosebud- Lott Cougars stuck a thorn in the Lexington Eagles Homecoming with a 14-13 win. The Cougars scored early and then held on for the win. Lexington mounted several serious charges, but fell short each time. More...

Lady Eagles Pop Florence Lexington Stops Thorndale

Lexington moved above .500 in the district volleyball race with a three game win over Florence Saturday afternoon. Lexington is now 4-3 in district action. The Lady Eagles won by scores of 25- 18, 25-19, and 25-16. More...

Giddings @ LaGrange

“Giddings vs. LaGrange” is all you have to say to fire up a rivalry that has burned ever since the two towns started playing one another. Giddings is 4-1 for the season and LaGrange is 1-4 as they open district play. More...

Sheriff’s Department Investigates Questionable Death

Lee County Sheriff ’s Department is investigating the questionable death of a victim found 3.7 miles east of Giddings Monday morning shortly after 11. More...

Leader Named to 2011 Media Honor Roll

Rita Owen and Cindy Terrell were named to the 2011 Media Honor Roll, a program sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). Lexington ISD trustees honored both ladies at the September School Board Meeting last Monday. More...

Chocolate Lovers Festival Coming Soon

The Eighth Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival will be held Saturday, October 15, all day on the Square in downtown Lexington. More...

what’s in the news?

American Legion to host Pancake Breakfast The Lexington American Legion will host a pancake breakfast Saturday morning, October 8, beginning at 7 a.m. They will serve pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice. Angel Kisses Antiques to Hold Grand Opening More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 26, 2011 A caller reported that someone had dumped three bags of trash on CR 309 at CR 306. Deputy Liles wrote a report. Deputy Liles was dispatched to a disturbance at the Westwood Villa Apartments. More...

Lexington Police Report

Hello again from your Chief. Our new Officers are now patrolling our streets and meeting our citizens. They have adapted well to your Chief’s policy of Community Oriented Policing. More...

Community News

Correction for Lexington Garden Club

The Leader inadvertently reported that the Lexington Garden Club will meet on October 11. Actually, the Lexington Garden Club will meet Thursday, October 13, at Kaye Walton’s home at 2 p.m. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The American Legion will host a pancake breakfast in Lexington this Saturday. Join them for a meal of pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice. Serving starts at 7 a.m. More...

Photo

Pictured above is a group of children who enjoyed a day “out” at Lexington’s First Baptist Church Mother’s Day Out. More...

 













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