December 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas Light Contest Winners

The Lexington Garden Club announced the winners of their Annual Best Decorated Yard contest for Christmas 2016. Winning First Place in the Religious category was the home of Bob and Judy Hasselbush, located at 417 Rockdale Street.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

Dec 12, 2016 A caller advised that a suspicious white dually truck had been sitting in their driveway, then parked down the road on CR 133. More...

Lexington Police Report

Dec 12, 2016   Officer Walton was contacted by a citizen and asked to check on a vehicle at Shady Circle and HWY 77. The vehicle appeared to have broken down. It was moved later by owners.  Dec 13, 2016   More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Have a Merry Christmas! The Giddings Public Library will be closed December 23rd through December 26th in observance of Christmas. We have an assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. More...

Chef's Corner

Ham Asparagus Strata

My wife is always looking for different meals to cook for breakfast. She made this one for us lately. We thoroughly enjoyed it. I think she’ll do it again! (Also good for a brunch.) More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send us your Brag Picture!! Grandma’s Brag Column is FREE!   More...

School

LISD's Week in Review

Full Story

Letters to Santa

Mrs. Ramsey’s First Grade Class Santa Letters  Dear Santa, How are the elves? I have been nice. More...

2nd Graders Deliver Letters

Lexington Elementary School’s 2nd Graders delivered their Santa Letters to the mailbox outside the Leader last week, as they have done for the past 19 years. Here are a few pictures of their letter delivery. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nadividad “Nate” Preuss

Funeral services for Nadividad “Nate” Preuss, 76, of Brenham, Texas, were held on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Brenham Memorial Chapel in Brenham with Deacon Al Prescott officiating.  Nate passed away the evening of Monday, Decembe More...

Kenneth Carroll Hooper

Funeral services for Kenneth Hooper, 81, of Giddings were held on Monday, December 19, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tara Essman officiating.  More...

Wallace “Bentley” Benton Kopfler

Wallace “Bentley” Benton Kopfler was born on August 6, 1964 in Beaumont, Texas, the son of Wallace Benton Kopfler and Denise Harper Kopfler. More...

Puzzling Clues Lead to Confiscation of Suspected Stolen Car

Last Friday, December 16, at about 1 p.m., a traffic stop conducted by Officer Ted Walton with the Lexington Police Department, gave the officer some clues that made him believe he had stopped a possible stolen vehicle. More...

Wreckless Driver Arrested

On Saturday, December 17, at about 1 p.m., Lexington Police Officer Ted Walton, was dispatched to Peterson’s Family Foods regarding a wreckless driver. More...

NO PAPER NEXT WEEK

We at the Lexington Leader would like to thank our readers for your support throughout the years. We remind you that there will NOT be a paper published next week, as we take time to celebrate with our family and friends over the Christmas holidays. More...

Road Improvements to Increase Safety

Planned road construction in Bastrop County will address a stretch of roadway that has seen 359 wrecks in the past year, eight of which involved fatalities, most of which occurred in the McDade/Paige area. More...

General Stories

AG NEWS - Lady Bug or Beetle

Asian lady beetles, Harmonia axyridis, is a very effective predator helping control aphid populations on plants in pastures, fields and gardens. However, it has some nasty habits. This time of year it likes to come indoors with us. More...

The City of Lexington & Work in Progress

The contractors will be continuing the waterline replacement project. They will be finishing the alley towards the City Square and continue through Fourth Street and then onto Wheatley Street. More...

Photos

Best Whimsical Display went to the property across from First Baptist Church on Third Street. This is a well organized, colorful fun presentation that the whole family will love to see! More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“It’s Christmas Every Day”

“I don’t know if I’ll make it to Christmas Day. That’s okay. For me, it’s Christmas every day,” Bart said.  Bart had been battling cancer for over a decade. Now, the fight was finally coming to an end. More...

Just a Thought.......

Once upon a time, there was you, uniquely and wonderfully created by God. You were, and are, very important to Him. That is why He made you with a specialness unlike anyone else.  In you, God gave a gift to the world. More...

Christmas Eve Services

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor will host a Children’s Christmas Eve Service on Saturday, December 24, beginning at 5 p.m. St. More...

Sports

Eagles Send Yeguas Down the Creek

by Mike Organ  Lexington hosted the Somerville Yeguas Tuesday night. The Eagles prevailed in the contest 69-64 with Gavin Thomas, Ryan Garrison, and Jacob Townsend in the lead. The Eagles are now 4-2 for the season with the win.  More...

Dillon to Compete in Blue-Gray Classic

Nic Dillon has been invited and has accepted a running back position at the Blue- Gray high school All- American Bowl came. The game will be played January 21, 2017 in Oakland, California in the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum. More...

Eagles @ Lexington Tourney

Lexington had a great first two games at the tourney before taking Second place. They defeated Weimar Thursday night 81-53. Friday afternoon the Eagles topped Thrall 84-55 to win their pool. More...


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