September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

LCSO Investigates Two Runaway Cases

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office investigated two separate cases involving runaway children last week. On Tuesday, August 29, Deputy Jessup met with a complainant at the Sheriff’s Office about her daughter, who is 16 years old. More...

Clergy meets with local government

Judge Paul Fischer and Delynn Peschke of the Emergency Management Center for Lee County had a meeting on Friday, September 1, with members of the clergy from all around Lee County. More...

Bright Spots and Many Heroes

Hurricane Harvey took its toll on Lee County last week leaving huge amounts of rain. Houston has people evacuating to parts unknown because the flooding was so widespread. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

August 28, 2017  The Sheriff ’s Office received a call from an elderly woman who lives on CR 118. She advised that she thought she could hear someone inside her house. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 28, 2017  Officer Walton had a call for a jump start in the 800 block of Caldwell.  Officer Walton took a report of a trailer theft in the 1200 block of Main Street.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 6, 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 was born in Houston, spent half my life there, and have a complicated relationship with the city of my birth. The Houston that I know is an ugly, traffic-clogged expanse of concrete, steel, and subdivisions the size of New Jersey.  More...

50th Anniversary

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Church Briefs

First Baptist Church of Lexington

First Baptist Church of Lexington is taking a collection of needed items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.  More...

Sports

Eagles Nip Mart 40-38

In a ball game that wasn’t over until the final play, the Lexington Eagles nipped the Mart Panthers 40-38 Friday night. The Eagles avenged a 2016 opening game loss to the Panthers with the win. More...

Eagle JV Romps over Mart 14-0

The Eagle JV football team opened the season Thursday night in Chilton with a 14-0 win over Mart. The game was played in Chilton due to some unfinished upgrading to the field in Mart. More...

Lady Eagles Tumble in T-dale

The Lady Eagle volleyball team continued to experience growing pains, as they lost their eighth game in a row to Thorndale Friday afternoon 12-25, 21-25, 17-25. More...

Locals Travel to Flooded Area to Help

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, people from all around the state of Texas have been generously giving time and resources to help those in need. More...

Reader Shares Experience

This week, we reviewed two restaurants in Lexington not open on Sunday, but one of our readers sent in their experience at a Restaurant in Carmine that is open on Sunday. See section B of today’s paper.   More...

No Holiday for Lexington EMS

On Monday, the Lexington EMS did not have any time to enjoy the Labor Day Holiday. In a twelve-hour period, beginning at 4:01 a.m. More...

Thirteen Sentenced in District Court

Thirteen people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County recently, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Dominic Jerome Mathis, 18 of Giddings, was sentenced to five years confinement in the Texas Department of C 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...

Dear Editor

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Photo

Lee County volunteers, working with Delynn Peschke, with the Lee County Office of Emergency Management, worked tirelessly during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, to evacuate residents from the Cumm More...

Community News

In The Garden

Garden Club 50th

This is a banner year for the Lexington Garden Club as they mark their 50th anniversary on September 14th. The club has gone through a number of changes through the years and is hoping to grow more in the years to come. More...

Ham and Cheese Omelet

One of our favorite breakfasts is making an omelet with cheese. There are many variations of preparing omelets. We add fresh fruit to go with the meal. This recipe is worth the effort.   More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of new books and CDs. It’s too hot outside, so why not stay in and read a good book.   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Lexington ISD had a great, though soggy, first week of school. More...

Lexington Backpack Buddies Ready for 2017/18 School Year

The Lexington Backpack Buddies group is preparing for this school year, beginning with a Power Hour on Monday, September 11th at 9 a.m. in the Lexington United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Billie June Biehle

Billie June Biehle, age 92, passed from this earthly life on August 29, 2017, surrounded by the family she loved so dearly. Billie was born on June 1, 1925 in San Gabriel, Texas to Len (L.L.) and Myrta Ellen (Baird) Locklin. More...

Glenn “Joe” Clawson

Glenn “Joe” Clawson, age 64 of Elgin, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in St. David’s Hospital South Austin. Graveside services were held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 in the Locklin Cemetery near Thorndale. More...

Lella Bolander Helmer

Graveside services for Lella Helmer, 97, formerly of Crowley, Texas, were held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Dime Box, Texas with Tim Pitts officiating.  More...


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