January 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Discuss Eminent Domain Matters

The Lee County Commissioners’ Court met in their regular meeting last Monday, January 25, and enjoyed a light agenda.  More...

Thirteen Sentenced in District Court

The 21st District Court of Lee County has started 2016 in a new way, having sentenced thirteen people in a week. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 18, 2016 A motorist reported a reckless driver on FM 141 near Dime Box. Deputy Flores and Deputy Holloway looked for the vehicle. The vehicle was located and the driver advised that the vehicle had been having mechanical problems. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 18, 2016   Cpt. Wooldridge met with a subject who stated that he was riding his bike in the 700 Blk of Giddings St. when a dog ran out from a residence and tried to bite him on the leg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“It’s Simple”

“I used to think life was complicated. Not anymore,” Nichole said with a smile. Nichole’s husband Steve had pancreatic cancer. He held his own for a while, then suddenly declined about a year after diagnosis. More...

Just a Thought.......

BREAKING NEWS: major news outlets are reacting to a story first posted by Fox that the recent attempts to deny the existence of God actually began in Heaven. More...

Who is Jesus?

Jesus is the central figure of Christianity. He was born in Bethlehem, Israel, about 2,000 years ago. He went around teaching and performing miracles. More...

Sports

Lexington 59 Rogers 51 in 2 OT

Lexington nearly died by the free throw, and then won the game by the free throw, as they nipped Rogers in double overtime 59-51 Friday night at the APK Center. More...

Lady Eagles Fall To Franklin

Lexington proved to be no challenge for the #2 team in District 20-3A, as Franklin defeated the Lady Eagles 68- 21. Franklin took a 28-5 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. More...

Franklin Foils Eagles 71-56

Franklin defeated Lexington 71-56 in a battle of unbeaten first place teams. The game was tightly played until late in the third quarter, when Lexington made a critical, judgment mistake that led to a seven-point Lion lead. More...

Lexington Drivers Warned about Destructive Vandalism

The Lexington Police Department wants area drivers to be aware of some criminal mischief that may sabotage their tires while driving around town. More...

Youth Crashes Following High Speed Pursuit

A Lee County youth crashed his 2008 Honda Civic on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, after fleeing law enforcement. Deputy Jessup, Deputy Mastronardi, and Sgt. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

On Januray 6, 2016, the Lee County Grand Jury handed down six indictments. Marcus Sherwood Gay, 30 of Giddings, and Andrew Garrett Preuss, 27 of Giddings, were both indicted for evading arrest – detention with a vehicle. More...

Grease Fire Extinguished Quickly

On Monday afternoon, at approximately noon, the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a house on Ave. More...

General Stories

American Pickers To Film In Texas

Texas is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area. The team will film episodes of their hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout Texas. Filming is scheduled for early February and they may come to Lee County!  More...

Work in Austin but Live in Lee County?

Vanpooling Could be Your Answer!

Recently, some working commuters have expressed interest in growing a vanpool program from Giddings to Austin and back. More...

TBGA Announces Landowner of the Year Awards

The Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA) is proud to announce the 5th annual “Landowner of the Year” (LOTY) Awards program, presented by Capital Farm Credit. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Texas Style Chicken Fried Steaks and Gravy

I have made chicken fried steaks many many times in my cooking career. I think I have finally found one I’m satisfied with, given to me from my mother-in-law.  4 beef cubed steaks (about 6 oz. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Carbide Lights-Before Electricity

My only experience with home lighting with carbide was when I visited my grandmother at Possum Holler (aka Pleasant Grove). Since we only had kerosene lamps to light our home I was somewhat impressed with her lights.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Made you Look!  That’s what happens when you put your “Grandma’s Brag” in the Leader. Everyone looks, including you! Send us your Brag Shots: editor@lexingtonleader.com   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Evelyn Perry Miller

Evelyn Perry Miller, 93 of Lexington passed away on January 23, 2016 in Caldwell. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Lexington with Pastor Chris Bruce officiating. More...

Aaron Dwayne McGlaun

Funeral services for Aaron McGlaun, 33 of Early, Texas and formerly of Lexington, Texas, are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings, Texas with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Lydia Carolyn Russell

Funeral services for Carolyn Russell, 74 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. Burial will follow in the St. More...


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