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Bad Bearing Causes Large Fire

A bearing that went out in a hay baler caused the implement to catch fire which eventually burned up a 60- acre hay field.  More...

Groundwater Management Area 12 Joint Planning Meeting

Anyone interested in attending the Groundwater Management Area 12 planning for their groundwater resources is invited by the Texas Water Development Board to attend a Groundwater Management Area 12 Joint Planning Meeting, held by groundwater conserva More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 27, 2015  A motorist reported three calves out on CR 106. Sgt Ray and Deputy West removed the calves from the roadway.  A caller reported a Harley motorcycle abandoned on the side of the on CR 118. Deputy Nurse responded. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 27, 2015   More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Broccoli and Apple Salad

This creamy spin on veggie salad makes a cool and crunchy side dish for any time of the year. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.......

THE PENNY POSTCARD

I hope other folks can remember when we corresponded with the penny postcard like we do e-mail now. Long distance phone calls were a rarity and only made in case of severe emergency. More...

GriefShare Support Group to Begin this Month

The GriefShare Support Group series will begin on August 20th and will continue weekly through November 19th. We will meet each Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

School

LES Beginning of School Activities

The Lexington Elementary School staff is teaming up for a great new school year, beginning with new student registration at the Elementary Campus, August 10 through August 13. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Frank Lee Floeck

Funeral services for Frank Floeck, 59 of Giddings, were Friday, July 31, 2015 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. Burial followed in the Ledbetter Cemetery in Ledbetter, Texas.  More...

John August Moerbe, Sr.

Funeral services for John Moerbe Sr., 88 of Giddings, were Friday, July 31, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Mrs. Lillie Foerster

Funeral services for Lillie Foerster, 95 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery.  More...

Emergency Burn Ban Enacted

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer enacted an emergency burn ban on Friday, August 7. More...

Diligent Police Work Nabs Burglary Suspects

On Tuesday, July 28, at about 3 a.m., Lexington Police Officer Walton noticed a small truck pulling a trailer with no brake lights. He turned around to make a traffic stop and found the vehicle parked at the Peterson Grocery Store in Lexington. More...

Dog Attack

On July 27, at about 1:30 a.m., Lexington Police Officer Flores was dispatched to a residence where three pit bull dogs were attacking a Border Collie. When the officer arrived, he witnessed the attack. More...

Sales Tax Holiday

This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 7 - 9. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, saving shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend.   More...

Photo

A special retirement reception was held for Peggy Leutz at the St. Joseph Lexington Family Medicine Clinic last Thursday afternoon. Peggy is seen with members of her family. More...

General Stories

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The Lexington Rotary Club recently had a visit from the District Governor Melinda Osburn, seen above with members of the club. PHOTO PROVIDED BY MISSY GURLEY. More...

TVFD Responds to Grass Fire

Tanglewood VFD responded to a grass fire at approximately 6:30 Monday evening, August 3. The fire consumed approximately two to three acres and was started in a field where hay was being cut. More...

Oops!

Last week the Leader said “The beautiful quilt, donated by Peggy Dube, was won by Mike Organ.” The beautiful quilt was actually made by all the quilters at Holy Family Catholic Church. We apologize for this mistake.   More...

Church

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The young people are seen above competing in a Water Relay during the Lock In.The Lexington Ministerial Alliance hosted the very first ever “Teens for Christ Summer Lock-In”. More...

Just a Thought.......

Dear Missing Loved One,

We poured out your communion cup again this Monday.  Our hopes went down the drain with the juice. More...

Financial Peace University Offered at Lexington UMC

Lexington United Methodist Church will host Financial Peace University beginning September 13 at 2 p.m. The course takes place weekly on Sundays through November 8th. There is a FREE preview on Sunday, August 16th at 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Eagle FB Practice Begins

Coach Kirk Muhl and the Lexington coaching staff welcomed approximately 70 athletes to the opening of 2015 football practice. The Eagles are coming off a 3-7 season with a group of seasoned players eyeing much more success in 2015.  More...

Lady Eagles Volleyball Practice Starts

The Lady Eagles open August with a heavy workload. The early conditioning and skill drills, as printed in last week’s paper, will consume most of the day for Coach Patschke and his staff.  More...

Kenneth Herring

New LHS Coach

Kenneth Herring comes to Lexington as an assistant in three sports. This will be his fourth stop in a 14-year career. He started at Dime Box and was there 11 years before moving to Round Top-Carmine. More...


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