March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Antique Show Opens Friday

The 9th Semi-Annual Lexington Antique Show and Sale opens Friday morning at 9 a.m. at the Lexington Park Building, located at 9035 Hwy 77. More...

Feral Cat Population Out of Control

The City of Lexington is currently overwhelmed with the number of feral/stray cats reported to Animal Control. Trap and pickup requests and nuisance complaints are coming in at a rate that is tough to keep up with. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

March 6, 2017   Bastrop County requested a welfare check on the occupants of a black Pontiac sedan that was involved in a disturbance in Paige. Deputy Holloway attempted to locate the vehicle and Giddings Police did locate it. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 6, 2017   Officer Nolen responded to the 1000 block of Cherry Drive in reference to a theft of Mail.  Officer Nolen was dispatched to the 6800 block of FM 1624 on an animal carcass in the roadway.  More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Our new teen lounge area is now open in the Jr. Fiction section featuring new furniture, study areas and high-tech power towers. The library and Tejas Health Care are sponsoring a Teddy Bear Clinic on March 31, 2017. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Mia Estelle Lopez Daughter of Julio and Ashley Lopez. Granddaughter of Ken and Paula Chew of Giddings and Samuel and Maxi Lopez of Brenham. More...

Red Cross Heroes

The American Red Cross Serving Central Texas is recognizing the country’s everyday heroes during Red Cross Month, and we are asking Central Texans to consider joining the Red Cross as a volunteer, community partner or donor to help their neighb More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

I have to say that the best part of my job is watching our students and staff succeed throughout the school year. Fortunately, we have had an abundance of success in recent weeks to celebrate and bring a well-deserved spotlight to our District.  More...

Photo

Pictured above are students from Mrs. Sherrill’s Lexington Elementary School class. They enjoyed the Kindergarten Rodeo last Friday morning! PHOTO BY STEPHANIE KELLENBERGER. More...

LISD's Week in Review

Full Story

Obituaries - Free Access

John Davidson “J.D.” Turner

John Davidson “J.D.” Turner was born January 12, 1924 in Blue, Texas to John Frank and Lillie Mae (Stanford) Turner. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 until his honorable discharge in 1945. More...

Kenneth “Pappa C” Maynard Cowan

Funeral services for Kenneth Cowan, 79 of Paige, Texas,were held on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial, with Masonic graveside services were provided by the J.D. More...

Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane! No… It’s a Drone!

Leader utilitizes latest imaging technology to help report the news

The skies above Lee County are abuzz these days, not from the sound of bees welcoming Spring. More...

18-Year- Old Convicted of Murder

Last Thursday, a Burleson County District Court jury found Gavin Snow, 18 years old, guilty of capital murder after nearly seven hours of deliberation. More...

Commissioners Review Mitigation Plan

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court, the Commissioners dealt primarily with routine matters. More...

Photo

Lexington Elementary School’s Kindergarten class held their annual Kindergarten Rodeo last Friday before taking time off for Spring Break. More...

General Stories

The City of Lexington & Work in Progress

Waterline replacement will begin March 20th on Belton Street between 7th and 9th Streets. Please avoid the area and use alternate routes whenever possible. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. More...

Panhandle staggered by wildfires

Wildfire—a destroyer of life and property. It’s a monster. Ravenous, aggressive and deadly. 2017 has brought the worst wildfire season in 11 years to the Texas Panhandle. People have died. Livestock have been lost.  More...

Breeding Animal Results at LCJLS

Scholarship winners announced

Inadvertently, the results of the Breeding Animal portion of this year’s Lee County Jr. Livestock Show were left out of last week’s reporting of the Show. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

I’ve had the honor of officiating two funerals in the past couple of weeks. Naturally, loss is a tremendously tragic and often soul rending experience. More...

THEY SAID IT

“Good to See You!”

“Howdy, Barry. Good to see you,” I said.  “Good to see you too!” Barry responded.  Barry was a friendly guy. He never remembered my name or who I was. More...

Sports

Dime Box Third in State

The Dime Box Longhorns ran into one of if not the tallest team in the state basketball tourney. More...

Sports Thoughts……

The UIL listed 5,082 in attendance for the Dime Box/Lipan game. If that is accurate, then everyone in both towns, plus all their first, second, and third cousins from around the state, must have been in the Alamodome. More...

Eagle Hoopsters Honored

Several Lexington basketball players were given recognition by District 30 coaches in the all-district meeting. Sophomore Jordan Kerr was honored with the 6th Man of the Year. More...


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