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Homicide Answers Sought

Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers are continuing to investigate the homicide death of 43 year-old Cedro Anton Blue of Ledbetter, Texas. More...

Lexington ISD Tax Hearing

Lexington ISD will hold a public meeting at 6:15 p.m. on August 21 at the Administrative Building to discuss the school district’s budget, which will determine the tax rate that will be adopted. See page B6 for the notice.   More...

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is this Weekend

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 11-13, 2017.   More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 31, 2017  Deputy Nelson and Deputy Ledenbach assisted Giddings Police Department in a pursuit from FM 141 then east on HWY 21. Spike strips were set up by Burleson County and successfully stopped the vehicle. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 31, 2017  Officer Nolen found an open door at the Lexington Park Building during his business checks. Officer Nolen was able to secure the door.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 9, 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

Jesus feeding the five thousand is one of those stories that we love to tell. A little kid gets a starring role. The disciples, as usual, are the ones wo don’t quite get it. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Scrimmages

The Lady Eagles traveled to Cedar Creek Saturday for three timed volleyball scrimmages.  The Lady Eagles opened with the host school, followed by Marble Falls, and then San Marcos. More...

Eagles Report

Coach Kirk Muhl welcomed 60 candidates for the 2017 Eagle varsity football team Monday afternoon. The #1 ranked Eagles have eight offensive and eight defensive starters back from last season’s Regional finalist team. More...

Meet the Eagles

The Annual “Meet the Eagles” event has been set for Thursday, August 17th at 6:00 pm. This event introduces all the fall sports, band, and cheerleading teams. More...

City to Hear Annexation Request

At their regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 9, at 6 p.m., the Lexington City Council will hear a request by property owner Ronnie Dorner, who wants the City to annex approximately 1.349 acres located on the East side of Hwy 77 where the More...

Photo

Some of Lexington’s Girl Scouts, along with their families, enjoyed a trip to Galveston recently. Several of those traveling together are seen cutting up in front of the Galveston Mural. More...

Where to Eat this Sunday

If Sunday Brunch is what you’re hungry for, go no further than Thorndale! Uptown Cafe has the BEST SUNDAY BRUNCH within a 60- mile radius, and it’s a lot closer than 60 miles!! See page B1 for more information.   More...

Sheriff Meyer Honored with Peacemaker Award

Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer is seen receiving the Texas Peacemakers Award at the Texas State Sheriff’s Conference held last week. More...

General Stories

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Apparently, someone is unhappy with the new stop sign installed at CR 320 and 10th Street in Lexington. More...

Evening of Music

All senior citizens are invited to an evening of music and fellowship on Thursday, August 10 at the Lee County Senior Citizens Center located at 161 W. Austin Street in Giddings. More...

Not Politically Correct

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Lexington Leader, its management and staff.   More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Banana Strawberry Trifle

Summertime is upon us. It is a time for out-door fun and family gatherings. It’s also a time to try out some new recipes on guests and family. You can’t go wrong with this one. If you don’t have a trifle bowl, buy one!   More...

In The Garden

Fall planting season is coming up!

Now is the time to prepare for your fall garden. The summer plants are at the end of the growing season and are ready to be pulled. The soil is “tired” and will welcome some help to get ready for fall. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

What! Nothing to brag about this week?  Stay tuned, there’s more to come.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Liborio “Lobo” Gonzales

Funeral services for Liborio “Lobo” Gonzales, 76, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at St. More...

Stephen Pearle Robinson

Funeral services for Stephen Robinson, 57, of Lincoln, Texas were held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at First Assembly of God in Giddings with Pastors Diane Herlitz, Pat Herlitz, and David L. Smith officiating.  More...

Matthew Charles “Matt” Lehmkuhl

While away in Shreveport, Louisiana for a few days with his wife and friends, Matthew Charles “Matt” Lehmkuhl, age 40, passed away suddenly at the University Health Center on Sunday, August 6, 2017. More...


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