May 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Seek Bidders

During the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, May 8, the Commissioners expressed concern that there were no bids received concerning the foundation repair and remediation plans of the Lee County Annex Building. More...

Two Newcomers to City Council

There will be two newcomers sitting on Lexington’s City Council, following Saturday’s City Election. Bobby Wesner and Chris Wornell were both elected to two of the three seats up for grabs. Incumbent Garland Moffett was re-elected.  More...

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The Lexington Leader received the Carolyn Marble Friend of Lee County History Award from the Lee County Historical Commission last Sunday, May 7. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 1, 2017   A woman reported that her juvenile son ran off and had not returned home. Sgt Liles responded on FM 141 in Dime Box and advised that the son arrived. He spoke to them about the issues. Everything was better.  More...

Lexington Police Report

May 1, 2017  Officer Walton responded to a blue form crash in the 500 block of Main Street. Suspect had struck a wrecker and fled the scene. Incident caught on security camera. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

I Have This Pain Under My Heart.

I first met Sal in a small, greasy spoon establishment. He sat alone in a booth, nursing a lukewarm cup of coffee. He eyed me as I approached, noticed my name tag, and broke into a broad, toothless grin. “You with hospice?” he asked. More...

The Rosy Side

For the past few weeks, I’ve been leading a Bible study class called “Decoding the Church” that goes through the Biblical and historical roots of various church traditions. More...

Sports

Eagles Eliminated by Groesbeck

The Groesbeck Goats eliminated the Lexington Eagles from the state playoffs. The Goats won the first two games of the best two out of three series. Lexington played a tough game for six innings in the first game before succumbing at home. More...

Sports Thoughts…….

The Eagle athletic year is over for a short time. The athletes will begin to participate in various camps, select teams in all sports, and 7-on-7 football competitions. More...

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

Ryan Garrison fielding a ball out in left field. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN More...

Truck Burns to the Ground

On Monday morning, at about 8:38 a.m., the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to FM 696 East for a truck on fire. When firefighters arrived, they found the box truck, carrying insulation, between CR 406 and CR 401. More...

Lexington Homecoming Parade Winners

This year’s Homecoming Parade had over 100 entries that helped make the 52nd Annual Festival a great success. More...

Graffiti Crime Solved

Lexington Police Officer Ted Walton and Lexington Middle School Principal William Paul spoke with several students last week following some criminal mischief at the Middle School. More...

General Stories

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Outlaws BBQ were named the Lee County Go Texan Winners in last Saturday’s BBQ Cookoff at Lexington’s Homecoming. More...

Ten Sentenced in District Court

On April 25, 2017, in the 21st Judicial District Court, ten people were sentenced with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Come visit the library and check out some of the new books and CDs:  Summer Reading is coming. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”. Registration is May 30th thru June 12th. The first program takes place on June 14th. More...

Chef's Corner

“Sho-Nuf” Meatloaf

I’m always trying different recipes for meatloaves. This is one of our family favorites.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Can’t figure it Out? Don’t worry, you can put in a “Brag” anytime. Just contact the Leader. More...

School

Lexington 8th Graders Report on Their Experience after Visting the Holocaust Museum of Houston

An Eye-Opening Experience

Houston, Texas Holocaust Museum - The 8th grade advanced ELA students of the Lexington, Texas Middle School visited the Holocaust Museum on January 27, 2017 after reading the book “Night” by Eli Wiesel in order to understand more about th More...

Roral Gazette (2017) - A Newspaper, Not A Snooze Paper

On January 27, 2017, Pre-Ap English 8th graders of Lexington Middle school took a trip to Holocaust Museum Houston after reading the book Night by Eli Wiesel. Night is a novel based on the memoir of Wiesel’s time in concentration camps.  More...

Knowledge from the Past

Small Town News - www.infonews.org - News you can trust!

[Recently] LMS 8th grade Advanced students went on a trip to the Houston Holocaust Museum. The students’ views on the museum were varied, but overall they had the same general positive view of the experience. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Maxine Junell Meyer

Funeral services for Maxine Meyer, 90, of Dime Box, Texas were held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church in Dime Box with Rev. Roger Millheim officiating.  More...


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