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Trophy Saddles Recovered

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Cattle Ranger, Kenny Murchison, began helping the Lee County Sheriff’s Department locate six trophy saddles, valued at about $2,000 each, that had been reported stolen to Deputy Mast More...

Where to Eat this Sunday

Coming July 13th.

The Leader will be featuring restaurants, located within comfortable traveling distances, beginning with our July 13th issue. Watch for it here in the Leader!   More...

LCWA 2nd Annual Outdoor Extravaganza

The Lee County Wildlife Association will be holding its second annual outdoor extravaganza on July 22 at the Giddings High School Auditorium. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 26, 2017  More...

Lexington Police Report

June 26, 2017  More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Baked Zucchini and Italian Sausage

This is the time of the year for fresh garden vegetables. One of my favorite vegetable dishes is one my mother-in-law used to cook for us. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Hope to see you at the library soon. Come and enjoy the new books and CDs. Don’t forget there are magazines and DVDs also.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Konlee and Kinlynn Chaddock Children of Riley and Kaylie Chaddock Great-Grandchildren of Charles and Dorothy Nicholson, Ronnie and Pam Weiss, and Luther and Ora Lee Gregor Grandchildren of John and B More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Adam Nicholas Gonzales

Funeral services for Adam Gonzales, 54, of Cedar Park, Texas and formerly of Giddings, were held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father Uche Andeh officiating.  More...

Mamie Esther Seemann

Funeral services for Mamie Seemann, 94, of Giddings, are pending at this time. More...

Photo

St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington concluded their annual Vacation Bible School event last week, serving about 45 children, as pictured above. More VBS’s are scheduled later this month. More...

City Settles with Former Police Chief and Officer

Lexington Mayor Alan Milligan received a message from the City’s Attorney last Friday, stating that former Police Chief Clarence Yarbrough and Officer Johnny Woldridge had settled out of court on a discrimination charge they had filed with the More...

Eagles at 7 on 7 State Tournament

After qualifying at the local 7 on 7 meet, the Lexington Eagles qualified for the state tourney. In Thursday’s pool play, Lexington won two and lost one to qualify for the championship bracket on Friday. More...

McArthur Named Interim Super

During a special called meeting of the Lexington Independent School District Board of Trustees held last Tuesday, June 27, former Superintendent Dr. Frances McArthur was named Interim Superintendent.  More...

General Stories

Eight Sentenced in District Court

Eight people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on June 20, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  Edwin Frank Matl, 40 of Bastrop, was sentenced to 12 months confinement in the TDCJ Jail Division for b More...

HPU Graduation

Howard Payne University awarded 134 degrees during its Commencement ceremony held at the close of the spring 2017 semester.  Dr. Bill Ellis, HPU president, and other university representatives conferred the degrees.  More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: It is imperative that we are able to talk to each other. Your Editorial entitled The American Thinker was a Chilling reminder that ignorance and suspicion of other peoples and religions persist in our otherwise Open Society. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday,July 5, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8 a.m. -9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. More...

Church

The Rosy Side

I don’t think that I’d ever heard the hymn “Victory in Jesus” until I met Wilbourn Dycus. He was the song leader at Smith Chapel UMC, my first church as a pastor. We sang a couple extra songs as part of Sunday School.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagle Softball Honors

Senior Courtney Strain was selected to the third team All- State outfield in balloting by the Texas Sportswriters Association. More...

Photo

Jordan Kerr snags a pass just as he crosses the end zone. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN More...

Sports Thoughts……

The Eagles made a good showing at the 7-on-7 state tourney. More...


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