November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans Day Program

Lexington High School will host its annual Veterans Day program this Friday, November 11, at 10 a.m. at Eagle Stadium. It will be moved to the gym if inclement weather is experienced. Everyone is invited to attend.   More...

High Speed Chase Exceeds 100 mph

A high speed chase that exceeded 100 mph kept a former Lexington High School graduate busy for a short period of time during the early morning hours of November 1. More...

Fatality on Hwy 290

On Sunday, November 6, DPS Officers Richard Krenek and Robert Gulash responded to a call to assist DPS Officer Andrew Barry on a two vehicle accident on Hwy. 290 by the RV dealership.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 31, 2016   The Sheriff ’s Office received a call that a cow was out on CR 113. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 31, 2016   Officer Walton responded to a Juvenile complaint. Citation issued.  During Halloween on the square, a report came over the radio of speeders on Main Street. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

Church Brief

Surviving the Holidays

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings is sponsoring a 2-hour special seminar entitled “Surviving the Holidays” for anyone facing the holidays after the death of a loved one. The session is non-denominational and Christ-centered.  More...

THEY SAID IT

“I’m Sticking to It”

“That’s my story and I’m sticking to it,” Ralph said.  More...

Just a Thought.......

Thank God! the long squandering of national energy is over. The election has passed and we can get back to our lives. More...

Sports

Dime Box Cross Country Go to Regionals

The Dime Box Varsity Girls and Boys Cross Country teams competed in the regional meet on Saturday, October 28th in Corpus Christi. The girls finished 11th overall out of 20 teams; way to go Ladyhorns on a successful season.  More...

We Are the CHAMPIONS!!!!!

Lexington defeated Florence 60-8 to claim the out right district 13-3A-DII championship last Friday night. The Eagles did it in superlative fashion, scoring 27 points in the first quarter and 20 in the second quarter, to take a 47-8 halftime lead. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to West

Lexington’s Lady Eagles staged a tremendous comeback, only to fall short in set 5 Tuesday night last week. The Lady Eagles dropped the first two sets 12- 25 and 21-25. More...

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SUPPORT THE EAGLES IN THE PLAYOFFS! - Free Access

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Call the Leader to find out how you can help support The Eagles as they head into the Football Playoffs! Call 979-773-3022 and talk to Cindy today! More...

Lee County Leans Heavy for Trump

While it’s no surprise that Lee County overwhelmingly voted for a Republican Presidential candidate, no one would guess if that would hold true this year, given the contention of the race. More...

Pathfinders Outdoors Helps Vets Cope

Recently an episode from the series Pathfinders Outdoors, which is aired on Huntchannel.tv, was filmed on CR 316 on the Richard Beasley property. More...

Eagles Play Brazos in Bi-District

by Mike Organ  More...

General Stories

City of Lexington Regular Meeting Agenda

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.  Agenda:  1. Call meeting to order and welcome guest.  2. More...

Amnesty for Library Fines

November 2, 2016 – November 21, 2016 (FOOD FOR FINES)

The Giddings Public Library invites anyone with outstanding library fines to deliver nonperishable food items to the library during regular business hours and leave the library with a cleared account (up to $100 in fines). More...

One Nation Under Fire

I am still taking in the result of our Presidential Election. My thoughts on it will appear in this space next week.  In the meantime, I am just breathing. More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Giddings Public Library has a good assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. The library also subscribes to a large variety of magazines which are available for you to check out and enjoy.  More...

Photo

Peeking out of her Cabbage Patch Kids box is Claire Green, granddaughter of Charlotte Hooper of Lexington. More...

Chef's Corner

Chorizo and Cornbread Dressing

This year has blown by and it’s almost time to plan for the holiday meals. Our family has grown by leaps and bounds. I’m undecided about Thanksgiving this year. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last week, the Lady Eagles were defeated in a valiant effort in the Bi- District volleyball round of the UIL playoffs. It was a hard fought, 5-set match that resulted in one of the best matches that the Lady Eagles played all year. More...

LISD's Week in Review

At the left, Lexington Elementary GT students make and test catapults. More...

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Lexington High School Teacher of the Month for November: Donell Eichler. She is recognized by the Lexington chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dalton R. F. Harbers

Dalton R. F. Harbers, 80, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in Boerne, Texas. Dalton was born in the Wolf family home in Nordheim, Texas on December 16, 1935 to Edgar Benard Harbers and Angel Lee Wolf Harbers.  More...

Mary Lou Pratt

Funeral services for Mary Pratt, 86 of Lexington, Texas, were held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.  More...

Charles Martin Warren

Funeral services for Charles “ Charlie” Warren, 84 of Winchester, were held on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Muldoon Baptist Church in Muldoon, Texas with Rev. Chris Irving officiating.  More...


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