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EDC Approves $112k Budget; Awaits Council Approval

Secretary of Lexington EDC Monday night, the board of the Lexington Economic Development Corporation approved its planned budget for fiscal year 2017-2018. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

August 21, 2017 A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 21 near FM 3403. Deputy Mastronardi was dispatched to the area. He patrolled the area, but advised dispatch that the roadway was clear. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 21, 2017  Officer Walton was called to a civil standby in the 100 block of Gary Street. He stood by while subject party collected personal items from the residence.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

I recently came across a study in the Atlantic that the generation after me, the currently named post-millennials, are on average a generation of home bodies. More...

Sports

Eagles: Great Tune Up against Hempstead

The Lexington Eagles started slowly in their scrimmage with Hempstead Thursday night. The Eagles’ first possession saw them move slowly down the field. The drive stalled out on downs at the Hempstead 30. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

Hurricane Harvey has created a mess for a portion of Texas’ high school sports. The athletes from Rockport Fulton have probably lost their fall sports unless there is a miracle. More...

What a Way to Open the Season!!!!

The #1 ranked Lexington Eagles take the field against the #1 ranked Mart Panthers Friday night in one of the highlight games in the state of Texas. Both teams were within a whisker of the final game in their divisions in 2016. More...

Fedor Fish Fry Postponed, Not Cancelled

The Fedor Fish Fry was postponed – not cancelled - last Saturday, another victim of Hurricane Harvey.  More...

First Day of School

The First Day of School for all Lee County school districts was delayed by one day this week, with Hurricane Harvey, again, at the blame. More...

Rifle Toting Bike Rider Wheels through Lexington

In a video posted on August 27, a man familiar to many gun-rights activists peddled his bicycle through Lexington with a rifle on his back.  More...

General Stories

Not Politically Correct

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

Alzheimer’s Texas to Host Educational Lunch N’ Learn

It is estimated 340,000 Texans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. More...

Bluebonnet Hosting Solar Tour in Brenham

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, in conjunction with Texas Solar Energy Society and Solar Austin, will host its second solar tour on Saturday, Sept. 9. More...

Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

Giddings Public Library has a good assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. Our Word Wrangler Festival is September 7th & 8th. The festival is an all day event on Friday, September 8th. More...

In The Garden

Excitement is building for PumpkinFest! I thought I would show you where I am at this time, with my vine, and give examples of past competitions. More...

Chef's Corner

Zesty Artichoke Appetizer

One of my favorite appetizers that we serve when our volleyball friends get together is made with artichokes. It is tasty and simple to make. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lella Bolander Helmer

Graveside services for Lella Helmer, 97, formerly of Crowley, Texas, were held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at St. More...

Ruth Marie Lawhon Bostic

Ruth Marie Lawhon Bostic, age 97, of Knobbs Springs, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017. She was born December 5, 1919 to John Wesley Lawhon and Dora Elizabeth Fagg at Lawson Springs, Texas.  More...

Samuel “Bucky” Oneil Buckner

Bucky Buckner, 67, of Chandler, Arizona, passed away on August 19, 2017 from sudden liver failure.  Bucky was born in Sumter, South Carolina on July 16, 1950. More...


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