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Head On Collision; Man Airlifted

On Sunday, June 14, at 2:50 p.m., Glen Earl Lee, 46 of Dime Box, was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. He was traveling east in the turning lane of SH 21 near the FM 141 intersection. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 8, 2015  A motorist reported cows out on FM 2239. Deputy Rudolph searched to the Fayette County line and reported to dispatch that the road was clear. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 7, 2015   Officer Walton was dispatched to the 8800 Blk of Hwy 77 in reference to an alarm call. Upon arrival Officer Walton checked all exterior doors and windows and found the building secure.  June 8, 2015   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 17, 2015  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, June 18, 2015   More...

Church

First Baptist Church VBS

First Baptist Church in Lexington held their Vacation Bible School last week. About 100 children participated this year, enjoying time to sing and learn about the Love of God. More...

Just a Thought.......

My dad was a hard man. A regular Old Testament believer. “Spare the rod and spoil the child” could have been his motto. And, he despised laziness. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts………

We are in the “Arrest” Season now. The offseason athletes are already at it. One left his car in the median after being involved in an accident. How many of the NFL and college players will get arrested for drugs? More...

Who’s Who?

1964 to 2014 Part 3

Have you had trouble matching up the photos with 50 years between shots? More...

Small Business Forum Coming to Lee County

Lexington Businesses Invited and Encouraged to attend.

The Texas Governor’s Small Business Forum is coming to the Landmark Event Center in Giddings on Thursday, July 2. More...

Seven Sentenced in District Court

Seven people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on June 2, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

Near Miss Prompts Gun Safety Instruction

A near miss prompted one Lee County Deputy to give a brief gun safety instruction lesson to a land owner and his children. More...

Photo

A Closing Service for Lexington’s First Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School was held last Friday morning. More...

General Stories

Cyrier’s Capitol Update: Bills set to become law

On June 1, the Texas Legislature concluded its 84th regular session, and my first as state representative for Lee, Bastrop, Caldwell, Gonzales, and Karnes counties.  More...

Lexington City Council Regular Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Tanglewood VFD Gets Jaws of Life Donated

Tanglewood VFD had a set of jaws of life donated from Clifton VFD last Saturday. This will allow us to help a little more with vehicle accidents and is a huge step in capabilities of our department. More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History....

THE TV MIRACLE

If you were part of the generation that saw the advent of the TV, you will cotton to this memory of yesteryear. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send your Grandma’s Brag pictures to the Lexington Leader: editor@lexingtonleader.com or just bring it by the office.   More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Pork Lover’s Tamale Pie

This recipe can be cooked in any 10-inch skillet, but a large black iron skillet brings out mouth-watering tastebuds just to see how delicious it looks after it is done.   More...

School

Photos

Schools’s out for another summer and one of the first things that happen early in summer is the beginning of Vacation Bible School! This week, First  Baptist Church in Lexington hosted theirs. More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s   THIRD: Lauren Boettcher, Cameron Christian, Araceli Robinson, Mari Sanders, Mason Schimank, Ashby Spacek, Jasmine Stokes, Kenneth Theroux, Bryson Vaughn, and Louise Woodward  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Otto Erich Becker, Jr.

Otto Erich Becker, Jr. was born on November 1, 1934 in Serbin, Texas to Otto Bernard Becker and Hulda Lydia (Bohot) Becker. He was baptized on November 4, 1934 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin by Rev. Herman Schmidt. He attended St. More...

Hildegard Marie Manichia

Hildegard was born in Lee County, Texas, and was raised on a farm by her loving parents, Alvin J. and Martha (Moerbe) Knippa. More...

Newman Barney Rankin

Newman Barney Rankin was born on July 10, 1942 in Dime Box, Texas to Barney William Rankin and Norma Louise (Leitko) Rankin. He graduated from Dime Box High School and worked as an engineering inspector in the Houston area for many years. More...


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