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July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Last Week of Pet Picture Contest

This is the last week to enter the Leader’s Annual Favorite Pet Picture Contest. Send pictures to editor@lexingtonleader.com. The deadline for this year’s contest is July 26. More...

City of Lexington

July Revenue Report

Municipal Court Revenue - $6,299.57Sales Tax Revenue - $16, 164.95Lexington EDC - $5,388.32 More...

Photo

The Lexington Garden Club held their annual Ice Cream Social last Thursday. Attendees included some of the members of the Sandifer family, Harold, Betty, Kaci, Lisa, and Mike. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Fried Green Tomatoes

With the wonderful crop of tomatoes we all have this year, I just have to bring out the old all time favorite that we Southerners make such a fuss about - Fried Green Tomatoes. Fried Green Tomatoes More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

Rope Swings & Flying Potatoes

Dear Readers: This column is one I wrote 5 years ago. Recently, I was asked to re-release it. Enjoy. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 18, 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, July 19, 2012 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Yes, I know that it’s been a while since I have written anything disctinctly Christian in this space. Probably a poor practice for a preacher. But, I have my reasons. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

New Levels, Bigger Devils Danielle is a blast to be with. The minute she sees me, she grins and shouts, “Hello, my dear friend Gary! The Lord is good. His love endures forever!” More...

Sports

LC Express Advances to 2012 Junior Olympics AAU

Pictured are some of the wonderful athletes who advanced to Nationals with with their Coaches. In all, 21 athletes from LC Express track club advanced to the 2012 Junior Olympics AAU meet. More...

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The Lexington Lady Eagle 15U softball team finished their regular season in the Rockdale Girls Softball League, taking First Place and are now headed to State. More...

What Price to Win?

In today’s sports world, what does it take to win as an athlete? It takes year round participation in the sport. You are either competing or working on improving the skills needed to excel in the specific sport. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Up for Lexington and Lee County

Sales Tax revenue for the City of Lexington, as well as for Lee County continues to grow. Lexington’s revenue report from the Texas Comptroller’s office is up 13% year to date, while the county as a whole is up 21.77%. More...

Lee County Democrats Select JP Candidate P3

In an open meeting held Monday, July 16, the Lee County Democratic Party named a candidate to replace retiring Nick Hester as Lee County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3. More...

Seven People Indicted by Grand Jury

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down eight indictments against seven people last Thursday, July 12, 2012. Ernesto Resindez Arellano, 25 of Elgin, was indicted for fraudulent use or possession of identifying information, less than five items. More...

Rainfall Encourages Farmers and Ranchers

Area farmers and ranchers continue to be encouraged by the rainfall received. Reports from throughout Lee County show that the area has already received between 2 and 5 inches this month. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 9, 2012 Deputy York was dispatched to a business on Hwy 290 West after a complainant reported that they had been broken into. Evidence was collected and a report was taken. Investigation is currently ongoing. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 9, 2012 Officer Nurse responded to the 600 block of Well Street in reference to a suspicious vehicle. Contact was made with the occupants of the vehicle and the occupants were identified as living at that address. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

by Robert Willrich, Sr.

I don’t know that I can remember a July like this one. Not too hot. Not too dry. “Just right!” I know I’m not alone when I say, “Thank God for the abundant rainfall! Thank God for the not-so-hot hot summer of 2012! More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: The American Legion Post 6 would like to thank everyone who came out to support our pancake breakfast on Saturday, July 7, 2012. More...

Outdoor News

Activity at Lake Somerville has slowed considerably since the 4th of July. Last weekend, fewer than 7-8 vehicles could be seen at most parks, with Overlook Marina Park only having approximately 25 boat trailers. More...

School

Lexington ISD Summer Reading Program

The Lexington Elementary had their annual summer reading program this summer which ran for the month of June. Students in grades 1-5 were eligible to participate. More...

Workforce Education Technical Center Open House

Tuesday from 2 p.m – 6 p.m. on August. More...

Obituaries

Gladys Boriack Frosch

March 29, 1931 - July 9, 2012

Mrs. Frosch passed away the afternoon of Monday, July 9, 2012 in Georgetown, Texas. More...

Dorothy Eulalee Jones

January 2, 1922 - July 9, 2012

Mrs. Jones passed away on Monday, July 9, 2012 at her home near Caldwell. More...

Herman Louis Oppelt

November 8, 1948 - July 9, 2012

Mr. Oppelt passed away unexpectedly the morning of Monday, July 9, 2012 in Ledbetter, Texas. More...

 













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