November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

City To Raise Electrical and Water Rates

The Lexington City Council voted last week to raise electric and water rates. Beginning in Januray, the base electric rate will go from $5 to $10.  More...

Photo

Over 1,000 children, most from north Lee County, enjoyed Halloween on the Square, hosted by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. For more pictures, go to page A5 of today’s paper. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 26, 2015   A motorist reported that a white truck drove off the roadway on CR 309 in Lexington. Deputy Grover assisted Trooper Thorp.  Deputy Holloway was dispatched to FM 696 West to check on a vehicle that went through a fence. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 24, 2015   More...

Church

Holy Family Catholic Church Award

This past Sunday October 25, 2015 Nathan and April Vicera were presented with the Austin Diocese Lumen Gentium Award for Service to our Parish. More...

Just a Thought.......

Many of you know that we have just passed the celebration of “All Saints’ Day”. More...

Sports

District Champion Lady Eagles Go 14-0

The Lady Eagles volleyball team won District 20-3A with a 14-0 record. They finished the district tour with a three set win 25-18, 25-21, 25-16, over a feisty Cameron team. More...

Lions Trip Eagles 28-6

Lexington spotted Franklin 28 first half points. The Eagles shut down the Lions the second half and scored six points late in the game. The win gave Franklin the District 12-3A DII championship. Lexington now plays Trinity for playoff positioning. More...

LHS Vs Hearne 10-23-2015

Wyatt Retzlaff pulls to lead the runner into the end zone. ALL PHOTOS BY MARK STRAIN. More...

False Sense of Security Leads to High Water Rescue

Giddings and Dime Box Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to a high water rescue last Sunday, November 1, at about 1 p.m. More...

Lady Eagles Spank Whitney - Win Bi-District

The Lexington Lady Eagles spanked the Whitney Lady Cats in three sets 25- 13, 25-14, 25-6, Monday night in Robinson. Lexington was only challenged in the first set when the score reached 15-12. More...

Veterans Day Program

Lexington High School will host their Annual Veterans Day Program on Wednesday, November 11, at 10 a.m. at Eagle Stadium. The program will be moved to the gym in case of inclement weather.  More...

General Stories

Lexington Chamber Announces Winners

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce announced the results from the Lexington Chamber Halloween Costume Contest held last Saturday night. Winning Cutest Costume was Kaylie Kelly as Raggedy Ann. More...

City Council Regular Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Third Quarter’s Top Agents

Two Hermann Sons life insurance agents from the Lexington area have been recognized as top producers for the third quarter of 2015. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Huevos Rancheros Omelets

Breakfast sausage and cheese fill these omelets, while salsa and beans round out the plate for a hearty breakfast. Try chorizo for a dinner option - my wife’s favorite breakfast! Makes 4 omelets.   More...

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

DARNING AND PATCHING

This week I was reminded of things that were included in a housewife’s job description in the 40’s and 50’s. I was ironing a linen blouse and was surprised to see that the collar was frayed.  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...

Obituaries - Free Access

James “Jim” David Carter

Funeral services for James “Jim” Carter, 85 of Giddings, were held Monday, November 2, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Pastor Danny Boler officiating. More...

Anton Carl Fischer

Funeral services for Anton Fischer, 87 of Giddings, were held Friday, October 30, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Cody Tovar

Cody Tovar, 25 of Rockdale passed away the morning of Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in Temple, Texas surrounded by his family, friends and coworkers after a tragic accident.  Cody was born September 22, 1990 in Rockdale, where he was a life long r More...


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