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August 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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This young reader proudly holds up a certificate she earned during the 40 Acre Wood Summer Reading Program. Over 100 children participated this year. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Bloody Mary Gratin

It’s all about tomatoes! When storing tomatoes, remember they are a warm weather fruit. They don’t like the cold. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Today, I am going to ask you to take the first step in making your community better. Drive. Drive around your town with your eyes wide open and your heart determined. Look. Look and see, maybe for the first time, what needs improvement. More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, August 22, 2013 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

All that I am as a public speaker today I owe to my 8th grade teacher. More than that, my second son had his life changed by a teacher who told him he could write and by another teacher who insisted on his taking German III. More...

Church Briefs

When your church has news it wants to share with our readers, you can submit a Church Brief to The Leader and we’ll help get the word out. More...

Sports

Eagles’ Caldwell Scrimmage

Lexington had a good scrimmage with Caldwell Friday night. The Eagles had a lot of learning experiences take place during the scrimmage. The young Eagles learned about the increased speed of the game from their previous playing levels. More...

Eagles Host Marlin Thursday

Lexington will host Marlin in the final scrimmage Thursday night as they prepare for the 2013 season. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Brentwood Academy

The Lady Eagles opened the 2013 volleyball season with one of the toughest opponents in Central Texas. The Brentwood Academy has a sophomore middle blocker that has verbally committed to the University of Texas, the defending national champions. More...

Tragic Accident Claims Life of Northrup Man

A two car accident claimed the life of a 33-year-old man from Northrup. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Michael Mitschke was traveling southbound on Hwy. More...

Judge Campbell Sentences Four

The Honorable Judge Carson Campbell sentenced four people in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County last Thursday, August 15. A Lexington man and three men from Giddings were all given probation for their respective crimes. More...

Sudden Death at Giddings State School

A 41-year-old employee of the Giddings State School collapsed and died suddenly Sunday morning, August 18, shortly after arriving to work. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 12, 2013 A caller on FM 180 reported somebody on their front porch. When they approached the door the subject ran off. Deputy Liles searched the area, but was unable to locate any prowlers. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 14, 2013 More...

Community News

Kyle Spacek Makes the Spring 2013 Dean’s List at the University of Houston

Kyle Spacek, a University of Houston (UH) mechanical engineering major and resident of Ledbetter, Texas, was among more than 6,100 students who made the Dean’s List in the spring 2013 semester. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The long summer break for students in LISD comes to an end this week, with classrooms getting into high gear next Monday. However, an end to the summer vacation does not mean an end to the hot dry weather. More...

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A lunch to celebrate the Birthdays of Sally Colonna and Nancy Thomas was held at Mothers Café in Austin, Friday, August 16th. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Lexington ISD Staff has been working hard to prepare for a new school year. This week our staff has been looking at our beliefs, our mission, and the Visioning Principles. More...

Obituaries

Michael “Mikie” Craig Mitschke

September 6, 1979 -August 16, 2013

Michael Craig Mitschke was born on September 6, 1979 in Giddings, Texas to Calvin & Ina (Gooding) Mitschke. He was baptized on September 30, 1979 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin by Rev. Paul Hartfield. He attended St. More...

Nora Olivia Melcher

April 20, 1916 - August 19, 2013

Funeral services for Nora Melcher, 97, of Austin and formerly of Giddings, are pending at this time. Mrs. Melcher passed away on Monday, August 19, 2013 in Austin, Texas More...














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