December 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

House Fire Does Little Damage

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched at about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, December 12, to the former Dixie Reat’s property located on FM 696 E about a mile off of Hwy. 77, currently owned by her granddaughter, Dana Barber. More...

Holiday Schedule for the Lexington Leader

This year’s Christmas Issue will arrive a day early! Deadline for submitting stories, pictures or ads for this issue will be noon on the Friday before Christmas. There will not be an issue printed between Christmas and New Year’s Day. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 9, 2013  Deputy Ledenbach removed a dead animal from the road way on Hw 77 north of Hwy 21.  Captain Crockett took a report for mailbox damage on CR 209. More...

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

December 9, 2013   More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Saturday night’s Christmas Tree Lighting, provided by Round Top State Bank and the Lexington Cabins, was a great success, despite having to delay it by a week. More...

On The Week OF

===========================================  Week of December 19, 1873 *************************  Week of December 19, 1883: Eighteen German immigrants who arrived at Galveston on the steamer Weser on December 11, at Galveston, had boarded More...

Three State School Youths Sentenced

Three young residents at the Giddings State School and a 43 year old Giddings woman were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County last Thursday, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding.  More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Anyone who was not feeling the Christmas spirit, left last week’s Band Concert in our Secondary Cafeteria raring to delve into this holiday season. Our band performed to a record standing room only crowd last Thursday evening. This year Ms. More...

Lexington Middle School UIL Results

The following breaks down the Middle School UIL Results: Sixth Grade Spelling – Kalyn Springer – 5th Ready Writing – Ella Lenox – 5th Maps, Graphs, Charts – Malorie Sanders - 3rd, Kaden Noe - 6th Social Studies – More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gladys Waldeen Dube

July 1, 1938 - December 12, 2013

Mrs. Dube passed away the afternoon of Thursday, December 12, 2013 at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin.  More...

Mary Katherine Evans

January 24, 1920 - December 13, 2013

Ms. Evans passed away the evening of Friday, December 13, 2013 at the St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.  More...

Thelma Rodgers Foster

May 26, 1920 - December 13, 2013

Thelma Lois (Rodgers) Foster was born on May 26, 1920 in Tanglewood, Texas to Jake & Dollie (Hart) Rodgers and graduated from Lexington High School in 1938. Thelma was a salesperson with Sears & Roebuck in Houston for many years. More...

No Vote Taken at Lost Pines Conservation District on Forestar

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District held a rehearing Monday night in Giddings to hear, once again, on the application by Forestar Real Estate Group, who was requesting operating and transfer permits for 10 wells in Lee County and authori More...

The Lights Go Out in Lexington

The City of Lexington suffered an electrical outage beginning at 12:07 Sunday afternoon that lasted until about 1:25 p.m. More...

Photo

Members of Lexington Elementary School’s First Grade Classes spent time in downtown Lexington last week, learning, in part, about “Community”. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Twisted Texas Chicken Diablos

This is the time of year when deer and dove hunters plan menus for the upcoming season. More...

Study shows two-year college graduates out-earning bachelor’s degree holders

Go to a university. Get a degree. More...

Outzkirts

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Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Jesus was, and is, his Best Friend   Leroy suffered with dementia for years. It finally progressed to the point where his body was shutting down. By the time I began my hospice visits, he could no longer speak. More...

Just a Thought.......

Christmas is the time for remembering – those you love and those who are important to you in other ways. So, in keeping with the season, I am recalling to mind each of you readers who are the reason I write with a sense of encouragement. More...

Sports

Eagles @ Moulton Tournament

The Eagles completed the nondistrict portion of their schedule, as they participated in the Moulton Tourney last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The young Eagles lost to Moulton on Thursday, Cuero on Friday and Thrall on Saturday. More...

Karsen Ross Named to TGCA All-State

Karsen Ross, Lexington’s outstanding sophomore volleyball player, was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 2A All-State team. Ross was one of 40 girls chosen for the honor by the TGCA. More...

Lady Eagles Stung by Bees

Lexington suffered its second defeat in as many district games, losing to Academy 46-26. The Lady Eagles had trouble scoring, once again. More...


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