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A few young Webelos came to the Lexington Leader last Thursday, as each of them were working on earning their Communication Badge. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 1, 2014  Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to FM 2440 to check on an abandon vehicle that was in the ditch. The vehicle had a flat tire.   More...

Lexington Police Report

December 1, 2014   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

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The annual Pioneer Festival of Lights, held at the Cabins in Lexington last Saturday, included a Live Nativity. Pictured above are the three Magi. More...

Just a Thought.......

My wife amazes me, especially at Christmas time. She can wrap a present beautifully. In fact, she is so good at it that I hide my presents behind hers so as not to disturb the lovely ambiance under the tree.  More...

HOLIDAY GRIEF #2: WHY HOLIDAYS ARE HARD

“Bah, humbug? Actually, I want to say something worse!” Sam said.  Holidays are hard enough without loss staring you in the face. When you’re grieving, holidays can be overwhelming.  What makes holidays hard? More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lillian Lucele (Bohot) Gruetzner

Funeral services for Lillian Lucele Gruetzner, 91 of Giddings, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim with Rev. Herbert Keistman officiating. More...

Does the City’s Garbage Contract Smell?

Many people are asking, “What’s up with Lexington’s garbage collection?”  More...

Commissioners Approve Final Draft of Transportation and Economic Development Plan

The Lee County Commissioners met on Monday, December 8, 2014, and heard from representatives of TxDot who have been preparing the Lee County Transportation and Economic Development Plan over the past several months. More...

Kolkhorst Wins State Senate Race

Lois Kolkhorst won the District 18 State Senate race last Saturday, with 55% of the votes. Lee County is one of twenty counties within her District. More...

Coming Events

LHS & LMS Band Concert Thurs., Dec. 11 More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

A Poem

(with apologies to Clement Moore)  ’Twas the night before Happy Holidays,when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, even the mice were tired of all the hurrying.  The children were nestled all snug in their beds while vi More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Lemon Blueberry Scones

With the busy holiday season ahead, these bake ahead Lemon Blueberry Scones are perfect . Coffee or hot tea goes well with these. More...

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Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  I want to say thank you to so many for welcoming Santa to town last Saturday evening! The weather was perfect. The crowd was wonderful! The Christmas Story was inspiring! More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

On the afternoon of Dec. 3 at about 4 p.m., when the last strand of lights was attached to the big Tree of Lights at the Log Cabins, a verse from “The Night Before Christmas” came to my mind. More...

Lexington Garden Club News

On November 13, members of the Lexington Garden Club left from the Gazebo in downtown Lexington at 8:30 a.m. for a trip to the A & M Flower and Pecan Tour, which was enjoyed by all.  On November 20, members met at St. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

I am very proud of our Lexington Middle School (LMS) students who continue to excel in many areas. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Drop Bartlett 41-24

by Mike Organ  The Lady Eagles continue to surprise, this time with a 41-24 win over Bartlett. The young Lady Eagles play tough defense and score when the opportunity presents. More...

Sports Thoughts

TCU really got dissed in the college rankings. They were ranked third five days ago and Sunday they were sixth. They did nothing wrong, in fact they probably did more right than any team Saturday, and got shafted. More...

Football Honors for Eagles

Miles Hannigan, Tyler Page, and Martin Solis, on offense; and Chase Allert, Ryan Garrison, and Freddie Blackman, on defense, were selected to the District 12-AAA DII all-district first team in recent voting by coaches. More...


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