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February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

LPGCD to Face Challengers

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District (LPGCD) will face two challengers in the next couple of weeks, each challenger coming at LPGCD from different angles. More...

General Stories

World Day Of Prayer

The Lexington area will celebrate World Day of Prayer Friday, Mar. 2nd, at 10:30 am at Lexington United Methodist Church, Rockdale at 2nd Street. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Overnight Coffee Cake

“Company Coming” always calls for special breakfast ideas. Coffee cakes that can be made ahead of time are always better after they have set a while. More...

.Grandma’s Brag

Send us your picture for Grandma’s Brag! It’s Free! Share the Love! Bring it by or e-mail it to us at editor@lexingtonleader.com More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - Downtown Lexington 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2012 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

As I make my way from San Antonio to Lexington, my curiosity is aroused by the names I pass by. “Woman Hollering Creek” whets my desire for the story behind that designation. So does String Prairie. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“I Didn’t Listen” Sam is in his late forties and has ALS. He spends his days zipping around the nursing home in a motorized chair. Though his body is deteriorating rapidly, he smiles more than usual these days. More...

Focus on the Family

Maintain Positive Attitude While Looking For New Job

Q: I worked at the same job for 23 years, and was just recently laid off. It’s been so long since I’ve had to “market” myself, I don’t even know where to begin. Jim: I’m sorry to learn about your unemployment. More...

Obituaries

Charline Fleeger

Sept. 13, 1931 - February 12, 2012

Charline Fleeger, 80 years young of Lexington, Texas, earned her wings and joined the love of her life in a joyous reunion on February 12, 2012. She was a loving and devoted military wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. More...

Adele Frieda Hengst

Feb. 15, 1922 - Feb. 18, 2012

Funeral services for Adele Frieda (Urban) Hengst will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale, with Pastor James Mann officiating, burial to follow in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery. More...

Jeanet Carolyn Higgins

March 23, 1958 - Feb. 18, 2012

Funeral services for Jeanet Higgins, 53 of Giddings, were held on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Keith Aschenbeck officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Bragging Rights for a Whole Year

Several businesses and people have earned bragging rights for the next year after being chosen the Best of the Best in Lee County during the Leader’s Fourth Annual Reader’s Choice Awards. More...

Eagles Named to All-Brazos Valley Teams

Holcomb Named Brazos Valley Coach of the Year

Several Lexington Eagles and their coach were honored recently, having been named to the All- Brazos Valley teams. More...

Organ, Ramsey Honored

The Lexington Masonic Lodge will give Mike Organ this year’s Community Builder’s Award Saturday night. This prestigious award is given to local volunteers whose unselfish acts work to better our community. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 13, 2012 The Sheriff’s Office received a residential burglar alarm in Lexington. Deputy Crockett and Deputy Allen responded. The doors and windows were all found to be secure. More...

Lexington Police Report

Hello again from your Chief. Your Police Officers have been very busy serving you and your Chief and Captain Yarbrough have continued several criminal investigations. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Congratulations to the Lexington Eagle and Lady Eagle basketball teams, from all grade levels, for a great season! It’s always so nice to see our young people excel at their many talents. More...

Lexington Garden Club News

Master Gardener Autumn Harry was the guest speaker at the February 9th meeting of the Lexington Garden Club, where she gave a presentation on Gourds. More...

A New Coffeehouse in Lexington

A new “coffeehouse” will be opening on Sunday, March 4th at 10:40 a.m. at the Lexington United Methodist Church. More...

School

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s and B’s 6TH GRADE: Koby Bailey, Colby Bexley, Logan Bowen, Andrew Campbell, Gerald Cooper, Dylan Dominy, Cache Garrett, Dana Gilmore, Benjamin Hebert, Clay Iselt, Madison Iselt, Tanner Meuth, Tyler Otte, Taylor Paulk, Wesley Sand More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Master Competition in Caldwell Tourney

The Lady Eagles did very well in the aborted Caldwell softball tourney this past weekend. The Lady Eagles defeated Madsionville, New Caney Porter, and the Waller JV in three games Thursday. More...

Lexington’s Lady Eagles Top Rosebud-Lott

Lexington got the 2012 softball season off to a good start Tuesday night with an 8-5 win over the Rosebud- Lott Lady Cougars. Courtney Robertson hit a massive home run and pitched a one-hitter in the victory. More...

Eagles Fall to Milano in Warm Up

Lexington and Milano battled evenly for 3 ½ quarters before Milano moved ahead late in the fourth period. Eriq Mitchell was on with his shooting as he hit from three-point land, jump shots, and drives. More...

 













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