April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Free Clean Up Day

Lee County Commissioners will host their Free Clean- Up Day this Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. until noon. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

March 27, 2017   More...

Lexington Police Report

March 26, 2017   Officer Nolen responded as an assisting unit to the 5200 block of CR 326 on a possible disturbance involving a firearm. Suspect was gone upon Officers’ arrival.  March 27, 2017   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“My Job is Done”

Bob was in his mid-nineties and had been battling dementia for almost a decade. Though declining, he still had moments of profound clarity.  More...

The Rosy Side

I recently came across a story about the WWI ace fighter pilot, Eddie Rickenbacker. He had many other phases in his life beyond flying canvas covered wooden planes over the desolate plains of Europe. More...

Sports

Eagles Best Jarrell 10-6

Lexington got off to a quick start against Jarrell Tuesday night, and then withstood a 7th inning rally by the Cougars, to get their second District 20 win, 10-6. More...

Eagles Falter in 6th

Lexington played hard to build a 4-0 lead going into the bottom of the sixth inning. A little wildness, a couple of crucial errors by Lexington and Franklin had a 5-4 lead going into the top of the 7th inning. More...

Lady Eagles Back to Winning

After the aberration against Academy, the Lexington Lady Eagles returned to their winning ways with a 2-0 win over Jarrell. More...

Two Dead Cows Found Side by Side

The last thing a rancher wants to find is dead livestock, especially if natural causes are not the obvious blame. Last week, one rancher reported two cows were found dead, side by side, on property located on CR 320, northwest of Lexington. More...

Tractor Turned in Tanglewood

On Tuesday, March 28, at about 11:10 a.m., the Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Hwy 77 north of Lexington for a tractor accident.  More...

New Generator at Well 6

The City of Lexington received a $275,000 grant from the Department of Agriculture recently and invested that money wisely, installing a new diesel generator at “the big well” located adj More...

General Stories

LCRA Employees Take On Community Projects

Hundreds of LCRA employees worked on dozens of community projects from the Hill Country to the Texas Gulf Coast during the Lower Colorado River Authority’s third annual Steps Forward Day on March 31.  In Lexington, LCRA volunteers cleaned More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  In addition to the original article in the Leader early March regarding the wreck that happened on FM 696 E on 2/27/17 at 7:30 am, I want to publicly express my gratitude to certain individuals who came to my rescue.  More...

Dear Editor

Lee and Bastrop County Voters and Landowners:  Please take action in support of your GROUNDWATER, YOUR PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS AND YOUR ELECTORAL RIGHTS.  GO HERE, www.stopwatergrab.org, AND LOOK UNDER THE “NEWS” TAB FOR OUR MAR More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

A new shipment of books and CDs have arrived at the library. Come by and check out some of the new titles. New DVDs are available also. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Curtis and Margie Yurk with Grandchildren Rachel Speer, Jimmy Norment, Maggie Jo Rudd, Zoey Rudd, Scott Norment, Katy Norment, Michael Norment, Michelle Speer and Carter Speer. More...

Chef's Corner

Crispy Chicken with Rice and Pan Gravy

Try one of our family favorites. Chicken 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 6 oz. ea. 2 tsp. salt, divided 1 ½ tsp. black pepper, divided 2 large eggs ½ cup whole milk 2 cups panko breadcrumbs 1 ½ tsp. More...

School

Photos

In addition to those mentioned above, Abigail Dillon won 5th place in the individual Computer Applications event; Amanda Zgabay won 3rd in the Editorial Writing event; Courtney Strain won 4th place in the Editorial Writing event; Grace Patschke won 6 More...

Citizen Bee

Students of Lexington High School participated in District Thirteen’s portion of the Texas Citizen Bee on Saturday April 1st. Lexington was represented by Brandon D., Rachel Z., and Abigael D., all seen at the left. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elvia Walker Allen

Funeral services for Elvia Walker Allen, 95 of Dime Box, Texas, were held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ in Dime Box, Texas with Rev. Annie Scurlock officiating. More...

Gertrude Louise Schmidt

Funeral services for Gertrude Schmidt, 93, of Northrup, Texas were held on Monday, April 3, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas with Rev. John Schmidt officiating.  More...

Audrey Conneene

Bradshaw Woodworth  Funeral services for Audrey Conneene Woodworth, 65 of Lexington, Texas, are pending at this time.  More...


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