September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Birnbaum to Replace Kinsfather as County Health Official

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, September 25, 2017, the Court adjourned into Executive Session to consider action regarding the offices of Lee County Health Officer and Lee County Infection Control Offic More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 18, 2017 Deputy Holloway and Deputy Flores heard on the radio that the Giddings Police were in pursuit of a vehicle headed north on Hwy 77. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 18, 2017  Officer Walton assisted a citizen in the 800 block of N. Rockdale with a vehicle unlock.  More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

September 28, 1877- Galveston Daily News: LEE COUNTY. On Saturday, as the freight train was passing here, one Frank Robinson attempted to get on, but missing his hold, fell between the cars, which ran over him; mashing both of his legs into a jelly. More...

Chef's Corner

Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Cream Cheese

If you are looking for a special way to serve beef tenderloin steaks, try this recipe.  4 beef tenderloin steaks (4 oz. each) Salt and Pepper to taste 1 tsp. Olive Oil 1 (8 oz.) pkg. Cream Cheese, softened 2 Tbsp. More...

In The Garden

The Autumnal Equinox has just passed, meaning that we are headed toward winter. The equinox here is the same as in the Southern hemisphere. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Herbert Harold Eschberger

Funeral services for Herbert Eschberger, 80, of Paige are scheduled for 10:00 am on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church in McDade, Texas with Rev. Paul Theiss & Rev. Kelsie Theiss officiating. More...

Alleged Abduction Attempt Gives Lexington a Wake Up Call

Last week, the Lexington Independent School District’s Acting Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Frances McArthur, sent out a Safety Concern through their Parent/Student Notification System. More...

Dominy Commended Student in National Merit Program

Brandon Dominy, a Senior at Lexington High School, learned last week, that he has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Violent Crimes Up in Central Texas

Violent crimes in Lee County are slightly down, opposite the trend for Central Texas, according to new data released by the FBI. More...

Colorado River Flood Benefit Raises $23K

Earlier this month, several bands, businesses, organizations, and communities came together to help those in need. More...

General Stories

Four Sentenced in District Court

Four people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District court of Lee County on September 12 with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Corey Twain McIrvin, 43 of Rockdale, was sentenced to three years confinement in the Texas department of 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...

Free Children’s Programs at the Library

At the Giddings Public Library, we know that nothing is more important than your child’s education, and nothing is more important when developing a love of learning, than reading. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 27, 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

Recently in worship, my congregation read Exodus 15. All scripture is special, but Exodus 15 is particularly special. It’s the song that Moses and Miriam sing after they have crossed the Red Sea, and God has defeated the Egyptian army. More...

Sports

Eagles go 4-0

Lexington Remains undeafeated in a 69-6 win over Jarrell

Lexington lined up and, basically, scored at will in defeating Jarrell 69-6 Friday night in Lexington. The Eagles put up 24 points in the first quarter. The first score came 45 seconds into the game on a run by Nate Jones. More...

Jarrell Spikes Lady Eagles

Jarrell defeated Lexington’s Lady Eagles in three sets Friday night. Jarrell won 20-25, 23-25, 24-26 in three sets. Lexington is now 1-4 in district play. The Lady Eagles are in jeopardy of not making the playoffs at the current time.  More...

Jarrell Jolts Eagle JV

Jarrell defeated the Lexington JV 31-0 Thursday night on the artificial turf in Jarrell. The JV Eagles were outsized, but played their hearts out for the full four quarters.  More...


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