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June 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Favorite Pet Picture Contest!

The Leader’s Favorite Pet Picture Contest starts next week! Send your pictures to editor@lexingtonleader.com or come by the office and we’ll scan it for you. More...

Tanglewood Grass Fire

The Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a grass fire at the corner of CR 415 and CR 419 on Thursday, June 20, at about 4 in the afternoon. More...

General Stories

Life’s Outtakes

A Little Girl Who Needed An Angel

When I lived in New York, my main mode of transportation was a bike. I worked six days each week, and my bicycle thought that the one day I had free should be spent fixing it. That was what I was doing the day Emily first showed up. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Creamy Tomato- Stuffed Chicken

Cooking is my hobby or passion, whatever you want to call it, and the more involved the recipe, the better I like it. My wife also likes cooking and this recipe is one she cooked for us not too long ago. More...

Outzkirts

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

This is the official announcement of an upcoming Memorial Service for one of the most important of our nation’s residents. He died recently of a slow and agonizing disease which took his health inch by inch. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I Don’t Need a Mirror! Marlene turned 94 last week. She weighs about 80 pounds and seems to get thinner by the week, even though she still eats like the farm girl she is. The youngest of 10 children, she is spunky, determined and opinionated. More...

Sports

Photo

Corey Strain and Jason Washington are seen running down the Poth receiver during the playoffs last November. More...

1979 All-Star Game

After Tommy Jackson and Marshall Herklotz played in the Coaches’ All-Star game, Karl Cooper was selected to play in the 1979 game. More...

Texas Football’s Predictions

The Lexington Eagles are picked as the #9 team in the state in 2A Division II, but picked to finish second in District 14-2A-II. Despite the Eagles high state ranking, the Rogers Eagles are picked #5 and picked to finish first in district play. More...

Commissioners Award Software Contract

Ensures real time communication between Tax Assessor & Appraiser offices

In their regular meeting on Monday, June 24, 2013, the Lee County Commissioners voted to award the software replacement contract to True Automation for the Lee County Tax Office. More...

$1000 Reward Offered to Help Catch Thieves

Hildebrandt Meat Market is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of all persons involved in the burglary of their store. More...

Local Man Life Flighted

A local man, Delbert Iselt, was taken to Brackenridge Hospital in Austin last Friday by Life Flight after complaining of feeling weak and out of breath. More...

New Media Center and Library for Lexington Middle School

The west end of the Lexington Middle School, located on Third Street, has been undergoing renovation recently and Superintendent Dr. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 17, 2013 A motorist reported that a vehicle was parked in the middle of FM 3403. Deputy Ledenbach located the vehicle and advised it had been in a wreck. Trooper Thorp worked the accident. More...

Lexington Police Report

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Community News

ONE NATION UNDER FIRE

This is now the second time that I have been forced to step forward and correct our nation’s perspective. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

County Commissioners have not enacted a Burn Ban as of yet, but each of us knows the danger and risks involved with outdoor burning. The Fourth of July is a week away and firecrackers are on many people’s minds. More...

Local Riders Earn High Marks at International Festival & Competition

The Texas Tornadoes of Lee County competed June 18-22, 2013 in Lindale, Texas at the Super Ride XI International Festival of the Equestrian Arts. Competing this year were 50 plus teams from Texas and surrounding states. More...

School

Lexington Elementary Honors

Enjoy a look at some of the students earning end-of-year honors at Lexington Elementary School.
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Lexington Elementary School Awards

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Elementary School Honors

Third and Fourth Grade
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Obituaries

Evelyn Elvira Steglich

August21,1925-June22,2013

Funeral services for Evelyn Steglich, 87, of Giddings, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings, Texas with Rev. Keith Aschenbeck officiating. More...

 













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