January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, on Tuesday, January 6, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding.  Andy Lee Rife, 31 of Giddings, was sentenced to three years confinement in the Texas More...

Turner Sworn in as New County Commissioner

Alan Turner was sworn in as Lee County Commissioner, Precinct 3, last Wednesday morning, after being appointed to the position by Judge Paul Fischer. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 5, 2015   A resident on CR 118 called and reported that she was hearing noises outside her house. Deputy Mastronardi checked around her yard and did not locate anything.  More...

Lexington Police Report

January 5, 2015  Cpl. Nurse met with complainant, who wanted to report the attempted burglary of her motor vehicle in which the suspects(s) attempted to steal her inspection sticker. Cpl. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 14, 2015Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Worship Kidstyle

Starting on Sunday night, January 11th, First Baptist Church in Lexington will be launching a new children’s program for students grades first through fifth called Worship Kidstyle! Each Sunday night from 5:00 PM till 6:00 PM children  More...

Just a Thought.......

My daughter has an interesting way of making New Year’s resolutions. Instead of a long list of “want-to-do’s”, she focuses on a single word.  That word may be Compassion, or Gratitude, or Kindness.  More...

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Valentine’s Day

“I Love Her So Much”  “Valentine’s Day is coming, and I don’t know what to do,” Craig said.  Craig was bedbound due to a combination of back injuries and a very aggressive cancer.  “What can I More...

Sports

Lexington @ Academy

Is it time for a Basketball Overhaul?

On Friday, January 9th, with the weather conditions in doubt, the Lexington Eagles loaded up on the busses and headed north to take on the Bees of Academy. The Lexington Lady Eagles tipped off first. More...

Sports Thoughts

I have been asked, “What can be done about Lexington basketball?” First, there must be a program to get the youngsters ready for play. More...

Tigers Claw Eagles 88-33

The #5 ranked Rockdale Tigers started slowly, with Lexington taking a quick 7-3 lead. Those were the Lexington highlights. More...

Deputy Injured

Hits 3 cows on highway

Last Sunday morning, at about 2 a.m., Officer West with the Lexington Police Department was contacted by a traveler who advised him there was a herd of cattle on Highway 77 in Tanglewood. More...

Runoff Election Costs County

The Lee County Commissioners’ Court held its first meeting of the New Year on Monday, January 12, 2015. More...

Five Indicted

Five people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Benito Dionicio-Martinez, 23 of Austin, was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Christopher W. More...

8th Grade Wins First

8th grade won first place at the Lexington hosted tournament Saturday, January 10th. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Did you know that in many states you can get out of paying child support and the government will pick up the tab?  Example: in Texas, if no father is named, the child is considered as not having a dad!  Not to worry, though, you can still c More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Old Man Winter has made his presence known the past week. I don’t think the birds that flew South for the season escaped this wintery blast. More...

GriefShare Grief Recovery Seminar

GriefShare grief recovery seminar and support group meets at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings each Thursday from 6-8 p.m., beginning January 22nd. The church is located at 300 North Grimes. More...

Community News

From the Chef’s Corner

Butternut Squash Gratin with LeGruyere

I have never seen a vegetable that has been used in recipes as much in these last few months as the butternut squash. It is one of the very best vegetables that is so variable. They are a little hard to cut up, but worth the effort. More...

A little bit of Lexington History

SCHOOL LUNCHES

Remembering when the school lunchroom (not called Cafeteria) began is clear as a bell in my mind. I was in the 3rd grade, it was during World War II, and it did not resemble the sophisticated meals of today’s lunch program.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send your Grandma’s Brag pictures to the Leader.  editor@lexingtonleader.com!  It’s FREE. Share the love!   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Lexington ISD and our community suffered a great loss with the passing of Hollee Muhl. Hollee served LISD as teacher, Assistant Elementary Principal, and finally Middle School Principal. More...

Lexington High School Interact Club Blood Drive

The club was able to collect over 30 units of blood for the American Red Cross, with the help of the community, students and staff of LISD.   More...

Photo

Lexington Elementary 4th graders hold up posters during Red Ribbon Week.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William Wayne Albers

William Wayne Albers was born on November 20, 1932 on the family farm in Ledbetter, Texas to Fred Otto Albers and Clara Augusta (Weber) Albers. He served in the U. S. Army with the Occupation Forces in Germany during the Korean Conflict. More...

Aileen Blume

Funeral services for Aileen Blume, 95 of Ledbetter, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial will be in the Ledbetter Cemetery. More...

Terisa Ann Frosch

Terisa Ann Frosch was born on October 18, 1957 in Houston, Texas to Leroy Clifford Frosch and Gladys (Boriack) Frosch. She was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Houston. More...


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