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More than 70 students graduated from Lexington High School last Saturday night, under the watchful eye of parents, family members, friends, teachers and other staff members of LISD. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 30, 2016 More...

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough  May 30, 2016   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“I’m So Relieved”

“I’m so relieved now that you all are here,” Cora said, grinning from ear to ear. Cora had been waiting for her family to arrive. Two weeks prior, she had been puttering in her garden. More...

Just a Thought.......

As you might expect, I do a lot of background reading in preparation for this column. Recently, in a blog by Michael Santore, I found these fascinating words. More...

Bastrop Designated a Main Street Community

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) and Main Street America recognized Bastrop, Texas for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 58 Texas communities to be recognized this year. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts……

Lexington must be a good proving ground for softball coaches. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jerry Charles Chaney

Jerry Charles Chaney was born on April 20, 1975 in Tucker, Georgia, the son of Charles Jerry Chaney and Myra Vernita (Jackson) Chaney. He attended Giddings High School and enjoyed working on cars. More...

Charles Houston Hurst

Charles Houston Hurst was born on May 1, 1938 in Houston, Texas to Ernest & Bessie (Huddleston) Hurst. He graduated from Giddings High School in 1956 and attended the University of Houston. Charles served in the U.S. More...

Kayaking Fishermen Lost in Flood Waters

Three fishermen from the College Station and Houston areas suffered a harrowing experience last Saturday night, into Sunday morning, after a fishing trip at Nails Creek turned terrifying.  More...

Good Samaritan Reinforces Faith in our Community

A nice story involving a Good Samaritan is always a pleasant surprise when it is found on the front page of any newspaper, so it’s special that we have one to print on the front page of the Leader.  On Friday, June 3, the “hero&rdquo More...

Dime Box Gym Vandalized

On Monday, May 30, the Dime Box School gym was vandalized by unknown assailants. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, a window had been broken out after an attempt to unlock a door with a pencil failed. More...

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In the picture above, Karsen Ross and Jacob Muhl were named Mr. and Miss LHS during the Academic Awards Ceremony last week. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Recently, the editor of a paper that carries this column shared a “Letter to the Editor” about it. In that writing, the author complained about the (apparently) one-sided content of these writings. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  I want to congratulate the Lexington Leader on the outstanding job you have done in the Veterans insert for Memorial Day. More...

Happy Birthday, Myrt!

Myrtle Locklin celebrated her 100th Birthday last Saturday, a few weeks before the real date, but at a time when much of her family was on hand to celebrate with her. Congratulations, Myrt! More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Jambalaya

Expecting a crowd? This is a dish that will please their palets. Build deep flavors by sautéing the aromatic trinity of onion, celery, and pepper in the andouille drippings with herbs, garlic, and spices.   More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Cemetery Workings

Does anyone remember the annual cemetery workings we all went to? It was a time of reunion, remembering, and such good picnic lunches.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Rhett Troutman  Son of Bill and Melissa Troutman and Grandson of Ernest and Natalee Cherico of Lexington. Great Grandson of Bernice Brinkman of Lincoln.   More...

School

Lexington High School Seniors Receiving Awards

The Top Ten Graduating Seniors at LHS are pictured above, left. More...

Other Senior Students Recognized

Other Seniors at Lexington High School who received awards, but were not present to accept them were:  Jaclyn Alford, who received the following recognitions: Outstanding Student in Theatre Arts, Academic UIL Prose Intepretation, 4th Place, Acad More...

LHS Graduation 2016

Pictured on this page are some of the scenes from last Saturday’s Lexington Graduation Ceremonies. More...


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