March 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Four Sentenced

Four people were sentenced on March 8th in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

‘Rabid’ Bat Not Rabid

As reported in last week’s Lexington Leader, a bat found at a residence in Lexington was sent to be tested for rabies at the Texas Department of State Health Services. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 14, 2016   The Sheriff ’s Office received an anonymous 9-1- 1 call from a female on CR 118. Deputy Jessup responded and advised dispatch that the call was a civil matter and it was resolved.  More...

Lexington Police Report

March 14, 2016   Officer Mattingly assisted a subject in the 8900 Blk of N Hwy 77 with a disabled vehicle. Officer Mattingly assisted the subject while he placed the disabled vehicle onto a trailer. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Give Me Strength!”

“Give me strength. Give me strength,” Marcia said quietly, eyes closed, from her bed in the nursing facility.  More...

Just a Thought.......

We are fast approaching Easter which comes early this year. Please do not fail to go to church in this season, even if you have not been there for a while. The roof will not fall down and you will be blessed by, and for, your presence. More...

Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church is having a Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 26 from 10 am-11am. Kids from PreK - 5th grade are welcome. Fun for everyone. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Twyla Mae Hughes

Memorial services for Twyla Hughes, 86, of Giddings, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings.  More...

Butchild “Butch” Perez

Funeral services for Butchild “Butch” Perez, 85, of Giddings, were held Monday, March 21, 2016 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Albert A. Minor

Funeral services for Albert A. Minor, 73 of Rockdale were held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home Chapel in Rockdale. Mr. Robert Mahle officiated along with Masonic Rites recited at the funeral home. More...

Breaking News - 3/25/2016 9:56 AM

RABIES ALERT!!!! - Free Access

Stray Dog in Dime Box Confirmed Positive for Rabies

A stray shepherd mix male dog was brought into the Giddings Animal Clinic on Wednesday, March 23, acting strangely. More...

Kidnapping Suspect Apprehended by Law Enforcement

Giddings man arrested after threatening harm to a toddler and an infant

A 20 year old man, accused of kidnapping two children, was apprehended last week after law enforcement officers were able to trace him to a specific location in Austin.  On Tuesday, March 15, at 8:30 in the morning, the Lee County Sheriff’ More...

Child Injured when Hit by Vehicle

On Wednesday, March 16th, Sgt. Ray, Cpl Rudolph, and Deputy Ledenbach, along with Lee County EMS, were called to Westwood Villa Apartments in Giddings for a report of a child who had his arm run over by a truck. More...

Photo

One of the antique vendors at the Lexington Spring Antique Show and Sale last weekend, Angela Tucker from Georgetown, is seen bagging a treasure for one of the shoppers who enjoyed shopping at the th More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

The Presidential election, or should I say, the insanity, continues. To the surprise of some, it has turned very nasty and even violent. More...

Concerning Letters to the Editor

The Lexington Leader welcomes and looks forward to your letters to the editor. Letters that are succinct in nature and pertinent to current issues are most likely to be chosen for publication. More...

Texans Pay Less for Groceries in First Quarter

The consumer dollar bought a bigger basket in the first quarter of 2016 as retail food prices continued to drop, according to the latest Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Grocery Price Watch survey.  More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Chicken and Black Bean Chimichangas

1 lb. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

A BUS STORY

I wonder how many of us think about tire rationing, as well as gas rationing, and worn out automobiles when we get into our air conditioned smooth riding cars? More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Lilly  Daughter of Matthew Rasco Granddaughter of Maggie and Richard Beasley   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Spring time is here! This means that we are in the homestretch of an exciting and successful school year. Our baseball, softball, and track teams have been underway in their respective seasons and are in the thick of district competition. More...

Sports

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

McKenzie Clinard runs in the 3200m in JV ALL PHOTOS BY MARK STRAIN More...

Academy Marches Past Lady Eagles 10-6

Lexington jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning. Academy came back to tie the game and ultimately win 10- 6.  More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Yoe

Lexington jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning. They watched the lead disappear as the Yoewomen fought back to take an 18-7 win. This is the second game in a row when the Lady Eagles took an early lead only to see victory slide away. More...


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