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June 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatal Accident Claims Life of Young Man

A single car accident claimed the life of a 24 year old man early last Friday morning. According to the police report, shortly before midnight, Thursday, June 6, Sgt. D.A. More...

County to Replace Outdated Software

Lee County Commissioners have been forced to replace the tax collection software for the County’s Tax Office, which they have used for years. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Chicken Tacos

With gas prices as high as they are, working parents are spending more time at home eating their evening meals. They are a lot healthier, freshly made, and this one is even quick to prepare. This is one of our favorites. More...

Start Preparing for the 2013 Tax Year Now

According to the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, (IBAT), now is an ideal time to begin preparing for April 15, 2014. More...

Outzkirts

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 More...

Lions Club Scholarships Awarded

The Lexington Lions Club handed out seven scholarships this year, two more than last year. This year’s recipients are seen above, with Lions Club President, Avery Wright. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“I Can’t Do Anything Anymore!”

Sam came out of the bathroom and struggled across the floor using his walker. He took a few short steps at a time. You could see the frustration on his face. Sam had been an athlete all his life. More...

Summer Women’s Bible Study

A Summer Women’s Bible Study, which started June 10, will be held at the Lexington United Methodist Church on Monday mornings. More...

Sports

Community League Baseball Results

Serbin 14, La Grange 3 (7 innings)Bernardo 10, Thorndale 4Fayetteville @ Winchester (rainout)Rescheduled for June 23Jackson County @ New Ulm (rainout) More...

Eagle Baseball Players Honored

The District 22-AA All District honoree list was released Wednesday, when Salado was eliminated from the state playoffs. Several Eagles were honored. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Spurs looked good in defeating Miami in game one. In the second game, the Spurs were okay until they went stone cold and got outscored 23-3 in a short period. They head to San Antonio with home court advantage. More...

Cancer Benefit BBQ Meal and Silent Auction

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Cross Dresser Fools Clerk; Steals 26 Phones

A group of professional thieves made their mark in Giddings last week as they stole more than 25 smart phones from Wal-Mart on Friday, June 7. More...

Summer Hours

The Lexington Leader announces new summer hours for Friday. The Leader will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., instead of from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., each Friday through the summer months. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 03, 2013 A caller reported that her husband was intoxicated and threatened to burn the house down with her in it. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ledenbach responded to the call. One subject was arrested and booked into jail. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 04, 2013 More...

Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library continues to offer our large print editions. These books provide a variety of good reading. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

It is almost the middle of June and Summer has officially begun for the young students of our community. More...

Photo

John Lynn returned to Lexington a few years ago, after living here and graduating from High School here in 1942. More...

School

Lethin to Attend Teacher Institute

A former Lexington teacher has been selected to participate in a summer teacher institute sponsored by Humanities Texas, the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin (UT) and the LBJ Presidential Library. More...

$1.296 Million Awarded to Go Texan Scholars

Seventy-Two area Go Texan Scholars were awarded $1.296 million, with more than $7 million awarded to nearly 400 students just last week. More...

Photo

Lexington High School English Teacher, Jeanne Anne Hengst, is seen pinning flowers on Brenda Johnson, Secretary to the Superintendent of Schools. More...

Obituaries

Marvin “Bo” Dale Dodd

February 2, 1944 - June 5, 2013

Marvin “Bo” Dale Dodd was born on February 2, 1944 in Dime Box, Texas to Ray Calvin Dodd and Elva Mildred (Tisdel) Dodd. He joined the U.S. Air Force on June 2, 1961 and received his Honorable Discharge on October 5, 1964. More...

Evelyn Alvina Mitschke

July 3, 1924 - June 3, 2013

Mrs. Mitschke passed away on Monday, June 3, 2013 at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin. More...

Brian Keith Taylor

August 13, 1988 - June 7, 2013

On August 13, 1988, Brian was born to Grace Bell Taylor and Byron Keith Taylor in Waco, Texas. Brian graduated from Waco Connally High School and was employed as a machine operator for Longwood in Brenham, Texas. More...

 













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