March 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Road Improvements on 290 Thru Giddings

The Texas Department of Transportation is moving ahead with a series of projects to increase safety and highway durability after the Texas Transportation Commission recently awarded contracts for work in the Austin District.  More...

Workplace Accident Sends One to Hospital

On Monday, March 21, a woman who worked at the Altman Plants located west of Giddings on Hwy 290, suffered serious injuries to her hand after getting stuck in one of the automated machines.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 21, 2016 Deputy Holloway and Deputy Flores assisted with traffic control at the scene of a one vehicle accident on Hwy 21 in Dime Box. No injuries were reported and a trooper worked the crash. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 21, 2016   Officer Nunez was dispatched to the 800 Blk of 10th St to assist a subject with unlocking their vehicle. Officer Nunez arrived on scene and was able to unlock the vehicle for the subject.  March 22, 2016   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

Just a Thought.......

I hope that you went to church on Easter. But, I also hope that you did not leave your faith there. More...

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor held an Easter Egg Hunt following their Sunday Morning Divine Worship on Easter. More...

Love. Pray. Wait.

THEY SAID IT

Patricia was one of those people we call “wise.” Each time I visited her, some golden nugget would fall from her lips, usually at the oddest times.  Here’s a random sampling of her wisdom:  “The easy way usually isn& More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Louis Angelo Alva

Memorial services for Louis Alva, 72, of Dime Box, Texas are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at The Church of Jesus Christ in Dime Box, Texas with Pastor Annie Scurlock officiating. More...

Orby Gene Hollowell

Funeral services for Orby Gene Hollowell, 80 of Thorndale were held Monday, March 28, 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale. Burial followed in the Salty Cemetery in the Salty Community. Rev. Aaron Kalbas of St. More...

Confirmed Rabies Case in Dime Box

Family with Six Children Involved in Rabies-Induced Quarantine

The subject of rabies has received headlines in the Leader the past two weeks, but this week, the headline carries confirmation that a rabid dog was found in Dime Box, and an entire family has been exposed. More...

Commissioners Set April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

At the regular meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, Commissioners approved designating April as ‘Child Abuse Prevention Month.’ Banners and blue ribbons will be placed on County property in recognition of this d More...

Lexington ISD Summits to be held

Two educational summits are scheduled for April 7. The first will be held at Lexington United Methodist Church from 11:30 to 1:30. Pizza will be provided. The next one will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Elementary cafeteria. More...

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The Kenneth Herring Family were dressed in color coordinated Easter garb last Sunday. Pictured are Grant, Judd, Brock, Audra, Kenneth and Mabry. More...

General Stories

Two Sentenced in District Court

Two people were sentenced on Tuesday, March 22, in the 21st Judicial District Court with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  Christopher Agruz, 25 of Round Rock, saw his original sentence revoked and he was sentenced to one year&rsquo More...

One Nation Under Fire

As a columnist, it always feels good when someone confirms your words, especially if they are an educated professor.  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...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.....

THE LEXINGTON ENTERPRISE

I don’t really know enough history about the newspaper of the 50’s to write about it. My claim to knowledge about it lies in my relationship with Mrs. Mamie Schulz. Mrs. More...

Chef's Corner

Apple Dumpling Rollups

Apple Dumpling Rollups 3 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder, salt to taste. 4 Tbsp cold butter, cubed. 1 ½ cups milk 1 cup packed brown sugar. 2 tsp ground cinnamon. 4 cups chopped apples. Sauce: 1 ½ cups suga More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Wesley and Sheri Sweet’s 3 youngest grandchildren visited them a couple of weeks ago. Benjamin is from Virginia, Eli is from Leander, and Alison, Bennie’s sister, is also from Virginia! More...

Sports

Lexington Falls to Rogers 4-2

Lexington fell to 0-4 in district playThursday, losing to Rogers 4-2. Lexington scored first in the top half of the first inning. Rogers then ran off four unanswered runs before Lexington got on the scoreboard again. More...

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The 2nd Annual Coach Robertson winners for this year. More...

Lady Eagle JV Falls

The Lady Eagle JV fell to Thorndale Wednesday afternoon since they had not played but one game in the last two weeks. The Lady Dog JV defeated the Lady Eagles 15-1. Thorndale scored five runs in each of the first three innings. More...


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