September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Just like students at all the Lexington schools, these kiddos are all smiles at lunchtime at My Friend’s House Day School in Lexington. PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

Super Still Sought

According to Scott Sanders, LISD School Board President, the Board of Trustees has not named a lone finalist in their search for a new Superintendent of Schools.  More...

Dogs Attack Chained Animal

Lexington Police Chief Ted Walton responded to the 1100 block of North Rockdale Street last Sunday, September 17, 2017, after a resident reported two dogs, who escaped from their yard in the 1200 block of North Rockdale Street, attacked their dog.&nb More...

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest

A traffic stop in Lexington last Saturday led to the arrest of a 72 year old man who had been involved in a hit and run accident in Georgetown.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 11, 2017  A motorist reported a white Dodge pickup swerving all over Hwy 77 North. The vehicle went into oncoming traffic and was last seen headed towards Milam County. Deputy Jessup attempted to locate the vehicle. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 11, 2017  Officer Walton assisted a citizen with a vehicle unlock at Lexington High School.  Officer Walton assisted a citizen with a vehicle unlock at Christina’s Kitchen.  Officer Walton responded to the 8600 block of More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

LWML Fall Rally at St. James

Sunday, October 1, 2017, St. James Lutheran LWML will host the Fall Rally of Post Oak home LWML. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church. The Rally theme is How Will They Hear?  More...

The Rosy Side

For the first fifty years of his life, my father moved a lot – as an Air Force brat and then an aspiring executive. He established a ritual to turn a house into a home. It was hanging the pictures on the wall that enacted the transformation. More...

Sports

Eagles Cage Tigers 38-7

First Victory in 80 Years for the Big Green over the Blue Tiger

Rockdale and Lexington recognized students battling cancer, both in remission and in chemotherapy, as the most important outcome of the night. In the football game, Lexington defeated Rockdale 38-7. More...

Eagles Host Jarrell

The Lexington Eagles return home with a football date with the Jarrell Cougars. Thus far this season, Jarrell has not had much success. The Cougars lost to Johnson City 37-0 on opening night. Florence topped the Cougars the second week 29-15. More...

Eagle JV Clawed by Tigers

The Lexington JV lost to the Rockdale JV 28-7 Thursday night. Rockdale got on the scoreboard first on a short run. The Eagles were able to stop the PAT run. The two teams traded possessions, highlighted by some outstanding distance on punts. More...

Breaking News - 9/20/2017 3:52 PM

Safety Notice at Lexington ISD - Free Access

Safety Concern  More...

Giddings Woman Leads Police on Pursuit

On Sunday, September 17, at approximately 1:45 p.m., Officer D. Lingham with the Giddings Police Department, initiated a traffic stop on Cheri Ann Palmer, 38 of Giddings. More...

29th Annual Wendish Fest Happens this Sunday

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society will host the 29th Annual Wendish Fest on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The event will be held at the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum Complex and the St. Paul Lutheran Church picnic grounds at Serbin, Texas.  More...

Suspect Flees on Foot

On Monday, September 11, at about 10 p.m, Officer Walton noticed a vehicle being driven by a possible wanted subject, Keittin Armstrong, who had a warrant out for a parole violation where he was allegedly involved in a shooting in a different jurisdi More...

The Week of the High Speed Chase

The past week, area law enforcement officers have been involved in a number of pursuits, including one that happened Monday, September 18. According to the Giddings Police Report, Sgt. More...

Ted Walton Named Chief of Police

Last Wednesday, September 13, almost one year to the day after the top two cop positions in Lexington were eliminated, in their regular meeting, the Lexington City Council reinstated the position of Chief of Police and named Ted Walton.  More...

General Stories

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Lexington Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Kirk Muhl is seen with his children. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Texas Students Invited to Enter Essay Contest

An essay contest on the topic “How does a rapidly growing American economy help my work prospects and my future?” remains open to Texas high school and college students. More...

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...

Community News

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...

Chef's Corner

Creamy Pralines

For your candy-lovers, try this recipe.  2 ½ cups sugar ¾ cup evaporated can milk 2 Tbsps. butter 2 Tbsps. light corn syrup 2 cups pecan halves   More...

In The Garden

After pulling weeds last weekend I have a great respect and admiration, along with much heed of sandburs. You know what I’m talking about. More...

School

Lexington Teacher Receives Grant

Lexington High School Spanish teacher, Dana Goerner, learned recently that she was the recipient of a grant issued by A+ Federal Credit Union and the A+ Education Foundation. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Joyce Schlomach

Memorial services for Betty Schlomach, 87, of Giddings, were held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Pastor Kevin Mahr officiating.  More...

Alexander “Alex” Futujma

Alexander “Alex” Futujma died peacefully surrounded by family on September 2, 2017 at the age of 66.  Alex is survived by his wife, Laura; children, Shayne (Justin Cantu) and Alexander Joseph; siblings, Erica Breaux, Reinhart Futujma More...

Dorothy Lee Margaret Miller

Funeral services for Dorothy Miller, 87, of Giddings, were held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating.  More...


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