October 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Vote to Continue the County Wide Burn Ban

At their regular meeting on Monday, October 26, 2015, the Lee County Commissioners voted unanimously to continue the County Wide Burn Ban. More...

Members Celebrate 25 Years

Holy Family Catholic Church celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a pot luck lunch for all Parish members. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 19, 2015  A suspicious vehicle was reported on Hwy 290. Deputy Mastronardi attempted to locate the vehicle but could not find it. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 19, 2015   Officer Walton was dispatched to the 1100 Blk of Caldwell St to conduct a civil standby while a subject picked up his daughter. Once the transfer was complete Officer Walton cleared the scene.   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Fantastic Teeth Fan Club Program

Members of the Lexington Masonic Lodge No. 138 presented all Lexington Elementary first graders with dental prevention kits earlier this month. More...

Just a Thought.......

Comes now Halloween, that time of year when folks love to dress up and become someone else.  Some have been searching for weeks to find the new, the different, the bold, the shocking.  All are looking for an unusual way to portray being wha More...

THEY SAID IT

You Never Know

Helen hadn’t spoken in several months. During most of my visits, she was unresponsive, except for leaning toward me from time to time. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Terri Lynn Joyce

Funeral services for Terri Joyce, 53 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 30, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial will follow in the Giddings Memorial Park. More...

Brenda Kay Pillack

Funeral services for Brenda Pillack, 52, of Lexington, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at the Milam County Cowboy Church in Rockdale, Texas with Greg Spears officiating. Graveside services will follow at 3:00 p.m. More...

Mallie Marie Roberts

Mallie Marie (Minyard) Roberts was born on September 12, 1940 in Goodrich, Texas, the daughter of Thurman & Bessie (Walters) Minyard. She was united in marriage to Clint Roberts in Refugio, Texas. More...

Officers Investigate at Least 16 Accidents on Wet Roads

All law enforcement agencies, and Volunteer First Responders, in Lee County were kept extremely busy last Friday and Saturday, investigating numerous accidents on the wet roads during storms that brought seven to eleven inches of rain.  More...

Chamber Halloween on the Square

Lexington’s Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Halloween on the Square Saturday, Oct. 31. Put on your costumes, grab your pumpkin, and join the fun and festivities! More...

Hidden Pines Fire Final Update

Bastrop County officials announced Saturday at 5 p.m. that the wildfire that consumed almost 4,600 acres and more than 60 homes was 100% contained. More...

Eleven Sentenced In District Court

Eleven people have been sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, two on October 13 with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding, and nine on October 20 with the Honorable Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding.  More...

General Stories

Superintendent’s Corner

First, let me just say a big THANK YOU to those of you that attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new high school project. We had a tremendous turnout by parents, students, community members, and local and state leaders.  More...

Farm Bureau Urges Local Residents to Vote

Seven amendments to the Texas Constitution will be submitted for voter consideration during the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 3, according to Lee-Bastrop County Farm Bureau President Mike Organ.  More...

Farm Bureau Sends Fireman to 86th Annual Fire Training School

Marcus Escalante, a firefighting volunteer from Giddings Volunteer Fire Department, was one of nearly 3,000 Texas firemen this year to graduate from the 86th Annual Municipal Fire School held July 19-24, 2015 at the Brayton Fire Training Field on the More...

Community News

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

Hard Times

I always thought I grew up during “hard times”; then I heard the stories of the generation before me. One that sticks in my mind is the simple story of a spool of thread.  More...

Chef's Corner

Shrimp Creole with Andouille Sausage

Hunter’s Chicken  last published Nov. 14, 2013   Cooking a big, elaborate meal can be satisfying, if you don’t mind the work involved. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send your Grandma’s Brag pictures to the Leader: editor@lexingtonleader.com or just bring it by the office.  It’s FREE! Share the love!   More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Rock Rockdale

The Lexington Lady Eagles continued to be undefeated in District 20-3A volleyball with a 25-23, 25-14, 25-10 caging of the Rockdale Tigress’s. The win ups Lexington’s district record to 12-0 and 36-3 in individual sets or games.  More...

Eagles Humble Hearne 70-6

Lexington put 36 points on the scoreboard in the first quarter, and never looked back, in the 70-6 humbling of Hearne Friday night. Nic Dillon rushed for 252 yards, and the Eagle defense held Hearne to a total of -45 yards for the night.  More...

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

Claire Siegmund stiffens for the return in the Lady Eagle JV game against Franklin. ALL PHOTOS BY MARK STRAIN. More...


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