March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Corrected Homecoming Dates

In last week’s paper, the Leader inadvertently listed incorrect dates for this year’s Homecoming celebration. It will actually happen May 4th to the 7th, mostly on the Square in downtown Lexington. More...

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Steven Meuth, a member of the local Lions Club, shows and explains how a dictionary is used to Ms. Harper’s, Ms. Pelham’s, Ms. Massey’s and Ms. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

March 20, 2017 A person reported that a vehicle ran off the road on Hwy 21 West and hit the shredder he was on. Captain Allen, Deputy Nurse and Deputy West responded to the scene and worked the wreck. The female driver was transported to a hospital. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 20, 2017   Officer Mattingly found a door open at the Middle School Gym during routine business checks.  Officer Mattingly assisted Deputy Jessup on FM 619 due to a search during a traffic stop.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 29, 2017Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“I Hope So”

Mona had lived a long and productive life. In her early nineties, she walked and gardened almost every day before a sudden stroke sent her to the hospital. More...

The Rosy Side

When I was in elementary school, my family moved to Antwerp, Belgium – right in the middle of western Europe. For people from Texas, Europe is a remarkably small place. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Rock 10-2 Win Tuesday

But fall to rival Academy in game on Friday

Lexington scored six runs in the top of the first inning and then held Rockdale at bay for the rest of the game for a 10-2 win on Tuesday, March 21.  More...

Bees Sting Eagles 2-0

A hit batter, a double, and a wild pitch with two out spelled defeat for Lexington Friday night. An RBI single added an insurance run giving Academy a 2-0 lead. More...

Eagle Golf @ Bellville

Eagle golfers played in the Bellville Tourney last week. The Eagles only have three athletes, so they will all compete as individuals.  Their scores from Bellville were: Walker Hess 92, Jordan Kerr 100, and Jacob King 107.   More...

EDC Approves Grants Totaling $70K

Also must be approved by City of Lexington and Lee County Commissioners

The Lexington Economic Development Corporation (EDC) approved grants totaling $70,000 at their regular meeting last Monday night.  More...

Trooper Involved in Hit and Run Accident

On Wednesday, March 22, DPS Trooper Joshua Alan Berger advised Lee County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch that he had just been involved in a hit and run accident on Hwy 290 East near Carmine. More...

Community-Wide Garage Sale this Saturday

Lexington’s Spring Community-Wide Garage Sale will happen this Saturday, April 1. More...

Commissioners’ Court Runs Long

The Lee County Commissioners met on Monday, March 27, for what was expected to be a rather short meeting, based on the agenda. Several routine housekeeping items were covered. More...

Free Child Abuse Training Offered

My Friend’s House Day School and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Bastrop, Lee & Fayette Counties will be offering a free training on Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse on April 4 from 6PM to 8PM. More...

General Stories

First Baptist to Host Run, Walk, Go!

First Baptist Church will host their first Run, Walk, Go! event this coming Saturday, April 1st. More...

Protection to Senior Homeowners

According to usgovconnect.com, the Federal Housing Administration proposed a rule that would extend greater protection to senior homeowners and assist them in remaining in their homes as they age. More...

How to Pick a Medical Alert System

Dear Savvy Senior,  I would like to get my 82-year-old mother, who lives alone, a home medical alert system with a panic button that she can push in case she falls or needs help. More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

On March 31st the library and Tejas Health Care are partnering up to emphasize the importance of children’s health care. Bring your child and their favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to the library after school on March 31st. More...

Chef's Corner

Nita’s Pan Gravy

I’m sure you have fixed a meat dish that you think might need a sauce or gravy to finish it off. Also, for rice or potatoes, try this recipe.  Whisk together ¼ cup melted butter and ¼ cup flour in a large skillet. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Brothers Harrison and Callen Otto Grandsons of Linda and Wes Conn of Lexington and Carolyn and Darrell Vickers of Rosebud. Great grandmother Joy Kornegay of Rockdale. More...

School

LISD's Week in Review

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Second graders celebrated Dalton Lambert’s birthday last week. They gave him cards and ice cream, sending him lots of love. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Suzanne Bradford

Funeral services for Suzanne Bradford, 69 of Giddings, were held Friday, March 24, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Giddings with Rev. Steve Knott officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Margaret (Margo) Rhodes Maddux

Margo Maddux passed away in Bend, OR, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Houston, TX to Dewey and Coots Rhodes. She lived in Houston until the early eighties. More...

Gilbert William Pietsch

Funeral services for Gilbert Pietsch, 71 of Houston, were held on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Timothy Duerr officiating. More...


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