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July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Meals on Wheels Closes in Lexington

Kelly Franke with Combined Community Action reported that CCA, which provided hot noon meals to senior citizens over 60 years of age on Wednesdays at the Lexington Senior Citizen Center, will no longer come to Lexington. More...

Red Hats Visit Businesses on the Square Thursday

The local Red Hat Society spent the morning on the Square visiting local businesses last Thursday. The group is planning a similar expedition to the businesses on Hwy 77 next month. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Chicken Elegante

If you want to impress friends at one of your dinner parties, try this simple but tasty dish. It will serve about 12 people, but you can cut it in half if you want. (I use thighs for this dish!) More...

Jury Duty

I love my country. I love democracy. I think it’s great that, in America, you are innocent until proven guilty by a jury of your “peers.” According to Mr. More...

Home Country

When Harley Jacobsen came into Doc’s office the other day for his physical - you know, the one his wife, Gladys, insists on from time to time - it was a treat for Doc. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson CommunityBldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Yes, I know, I know it’s been hot recently. Some folks have even been heard to say that it is “hotter than that lower place”. Never mind how they know, statistically they are wrong. More...

Gary Roe Named Bi- Vocational Pastor at First Baptist

Gary Roe, who has been acting as Interim Pastor at First Baptist Church in Lexington since November 2011, was named Bi- Vocational Pastor at the church last week. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

What Do You Want on Your Tombstone? Theodore believed in being prepared. Even before he got sick, he had his paperwork in order: Do-Not- Resuscitate order, living will, legal will, and power of attorney. He had a family plot in the local cemetery. More...

Cattle Deaths Believed to be ‘Isolated Incident’

Information has been recently published regarding an incident involving prussic acid poisoning of cattle. More...

Court Talks Dollars & Sense

At the Lee County Commissioners’ Court Meeting on Monday, July 9, the Court heard a presentation from Tim Krause of Texas County and District Retirement Systems regarding the County’s current pension plan. According to Mr. More...

Elgin Kidnapping

On July 5, 2012, at approximately 4:00 am, Bastrop Deputies responded to an address on Hwy 95 south of Elgin in reference to two missing children, ages 8 and 5. More...

Favorite Pet Picture Contest

Join in the fun and send us a picture of your pet and enter the Leader’s Annual Favorite Pet Picture Contest. Send pictures to editor@lexingtonleader.com. See page A6 for more information. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 2, 2012 More...

Community News

Tanglewood VFD

Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department celebrated the 4th of July with hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream and fireworks! Locals enjoyed a meal and each other’s company before the fireworks show. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING More...

Lee County Fair Board Presents 10 College Scholarships

On Wednesday, July 4th, the Lee County Fair Board presented 10 college scholarships to 10 deserving High School Seniors at the Giddings Volunteer Fire Department Celebration. More...

Sports

Headed to State!

The Lexington Lady Eagle 15U softball team finished their regular season in the Rockdale Girls Softball League in first place. More...

Lexington at State 7 on 7

The state 7 on 7 Tourney for A through 3A schools will be held on the Texas A&M intramural fields on the 19th and 20th of July. Lexington will be in pool H with LaMarque, Iraan, and Melissa. Lexington will play Melissa on Field B at 1:00 pm. More...

Lee County Major All-Stars Eliminated

The Lexington dominated Lee County Major All-Stars were eliminated Monday night by Grimes County. Lee County had made it to the final four before having their season ended. More...

Obituaries

Henrietta White (Kolacek) Howard

May 30, 1931 – June 29, 2012

Henrietta White (Kolacek) Howard, 81, passed away at Regency Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Floresville, Texas on June 29, 2012. More...

Deloris Shepard Lewis

January 4, 1955 - July 6, 2012

Deloris Shepard Lewis was born on January 4, 1955 in Giddings, Texas to Delma & Wilbert Mae (Shepard) Lewis, Sr. She attended school in Giddings and went on to Blinn College to receive her nursing certification. More...

Yolanda Galvan Liberty

December3,1951-July4,2012

Yolanda Galvan Liberty was born on December 3, 1951 in California to Jesse Galvan & Rebecca Roman Resendez. She had worked as a store manager for many years and most recently had spent her time ranching. More...














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