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Where to Eat this Sunday

New Feature!

The first entry into the Leader’s Where to Eat this Sunday project can be found on page B1 of today’s paper. More...

Representative Cyrier Honors Rainey Owen

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, July 10, Alonzo Wood with State Representative John Cyrier’s office, presented a certificate of appreciation and a flag that had flown over the Capitol to Lexington More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 3, 2017  Deputy Nurse and Deputy Nelson were dispatched to Tex Villa Apartments for a disturbance. A complainant advised that a father and a son were fighting. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 3, 2017 Officer Walton responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Simpson Street. Upon arrival it was found that the subject vehicle belonged to a friend of the complainant’s wife. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 12, 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

The Rosy Side

As you are reading this, I’m in the Dominican Republic alongside seven other members of the Lexington community on the Ministerial Alliance mission trip. More...

Church Briefs

Lexington and Blue United Methodist Churches: Lexington UMC will be starting a new contemporary worship service, most likely in August, and Blue UMC will be starting a monthly community night every second Friday starting in September.  More...

Pictures from St. James Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School

PHOTOS PROVIDED BY PASTOR JONATHAN MEYER. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Louis Herman Knipstein Jr.

Graveside services for Louis Knipstein Jr., 89 of Lexington and formerly of Giddings, were held on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Texas with Rev. Leif Hasskarl officiating. More...

Leah Mildred Faske

Funeral services for Leah “Sug” Faske, 78 of Giddings, were held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner and Rev. Chris Nietubicz officiating.  More...

Esther Edna Exner

Funeral services for Esther Exner, 89 of Lincoln, were held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating.  More...

Fatality North of Lexington

Monday was a day that may go down in the record books for emergency calls and dispatches in Lee County. More...

Tragic End to Missing Woman

Authorities from Lee County and beyond began searching for 26-year-old Jennifer Lynn Bailey, of Giddings, last week after her mother, Cheryl Riza, reported her missing. More...

Lexington Mourns Loss of Former Mayor

The Lexington Community is mourning the death of Louis H. Knipstein, Jr., who passed away on July 4th at his home, surrounded by his loving wife, Deckie, and his daughter, Tana, and husband Ned Renfroe. More...

Lexington VFD Battles Trailer Fire

The afternoon heat gave no relief to the members of the Lexington VFD as they were called to a structure fire in the Doak Springs area Monday afternoon, shortly after noon. Upon arrival, firefighters were met with a trailer fully engulfed by flames. More...

General Stories

Not Politically Correct

It takes a big man to admit he is wrong. Yes I was wrong, it was my own fault though, my fact check was not thorough. I stated that the previous administration had put in place a travel ban of six countries that harbored terrorists. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  More...

Photo

Dr. Kristi Burkhart will be leaving CHI St. Joseph Health Primary Care as of August 14, 2017. She will continue to see patients until that date. Detailed information about other CHI St. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

The July 10, 1877 Galveston Daily News printed a “Special Correspondence” from Giddings that reviewed the situation in Lee County. More...

In The Garden

The month of July is when the garden is kind of at a slowdown, the heat of the day will cause even the heartiest of plants down. More...

Engagement Announcement

Morris - Farmer

Danny Morris, of Lexington, and Sarah Farmer, also of Lexington, announce their engagement, which occurred on June 28, 2017. They will be married in Galveston on July 27, 2017. More...

School

Photos

The students of Lexington ISD have been out for the summer since late May, but the teachers started their summer with their own type of classwork. More...

Sports

Sports in General

What are professional sports coming to? James Harden just agreed to a 228 million dollar contract for six years. You might say that is a quarter of a BILLION dollars to play a game. More...

What to Expect in 2017 Football Season

What can the Lexington Eagle football team expect in 2017 from their opponents? Can they expect the best from each of their opponents after getting trounced last year, or do the teams decide to take their whipping and get ready for next week? More...


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