December 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Four Sentenced in District Court

Four people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, December 19, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

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During Santa’s visit to Lexington on Saturday, December 14, at the Tree Lighting, children delighted in having their pictures taken with him. More...

McArthur Endorsed by Board with 3 Year Contract

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees held a summative evaluation of Dr. Frances McArthur, Superintendent, last week and voted unanimously to extend her contract two years at the end of the current year, for a three year contract.   More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 16, 2013  Deputy Burns and Deputy Rudolph took a report for assault - family violence after a subject called to report he was assaulted at Westwood Villa.  A motorist requested assistance when his vehicle broke. More...

Lexington Police Report

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Church

New Pastor for Lexington and Blue United Methodist Churches

Lexington and Blue United Methodist Churches are pleased to welcome their new pastor, Reverend Michael Peschke. Pastor Peschke began his work here in December. He most recently served as the Associate Pastor at Deer Park United Methodist Church. More...

Just a Thought.......

Of all the things you might do as this year comes to a close, let me encourage you to do this most important one: “Let It Go”.  Let go of your grudges. Let go of your anger. Let go of your bitterness. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Catherine Amoroso

February 8, 1923 - December 19, 2013

Marie Catherine (Holtkamp) Amoroso was born on February 8, 1923 in Giddings, Texas to Charles and Wilhelmine (Umlang) Holtkamp. She was baptized on February 18, 1923 and confirmed on April 5, 1936 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. G.W. More...

Dorothy Brahm Froehlich

February 16, 1920 - December 19, 2013

Dorothy was born February 16, 1920 to Henry Christian & Mary Catherine (Staacke) Brahm in the Winchester area home of her grandparents.  More...

John Andrew Leitko

September 30, 1935 - December 20, 2013

. John Andrew Leitko, born September 30, 1935 to Robert and Esther (Moerbe) Leitko in Dime Box, Texas, went to be with Jesus on December 20, 2013. He received Christian baptism on October 13, 1935 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau by Rev. More...

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Dozens of Lexington Elementary School Second Graders converged on Wheatley Street in downtown Lexington last Thursday to drop off their Letters to Santa at the mailbox set outside the Lexington Leade More...

Busy Weekend for Lexington Police

Lexington Police Officers had a busy weekend, last weekend. On Saturday, December 21, at 9:06 p.m., Officer Stark stopped a man driving a vehicle with a defective tail light. More...

UIL Reclassification Lexington in 3A

The UIL released the numbers of how schools will be classified for the 2014-15 football seasons. The district alignments will be out the first of February. More...

Lexington Garden Club Announces Decorated Yard Winners

Brandy Farth of 1105 N. Main St. (near the intersection of Main and Seventh) took top place n this year’s Best Decorated Yard contest in Lexington. More...

General Stories

Flu on the Rise in Texas; DSHS Encourages Vaccination

With flu season ramping up in Texas, the Texas Department of State Health Services reminds people who haven’t gotten a flu shot yet this season not to put it off any longer.  More...

One Nation Under Fire

As the year draws to a close, we naturally begin to “sum things up” and to reflect.  More...

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Community News

Shop With A Cop

My son, Scott, has always wanted to serve his community and his country, but he didn’t see the military as an option for himself. More...

More Pictures of the 2nd Graders at the Leader!

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From the Mayor’s Desk

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Your City More...

Sports

Rogers Rambles Past Lexington

Lexington played a much improved brand of basketball Friday night in Rogers, only to lose to the black clad Eagles 62-42. Lexington showed much improvement in blocking out the opponents under the basket. More...

Salado Runs Over Eagles

The Salado Eagles had no pity on the Lexington Eagles as they ran over them 77-15 Tuesday night, Dec. 17, in the district opener for both teams. More...

Salado Drops Lexington

The Lexington Lady Eagles missed a ‘free chance’ to defeat Salado Friday night, December 20, by missing 29 of 41 free throw attempts in a 49- 26 loss to the Bell County Eagles. More...


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