September 28, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Eagle Ford Shale Rig Count by County

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count continues to waffle, as of September 15, with our data showing a drop last week to 88 rigs running across our coverage area by midday-Friday. The total U.S. rig count is also falling. More...

LCTS Playday Saturday

The Lee County Texas Stars is hosting a horse event playday on September 30, 2017 at their home arena at Lexington Memorial park. Come out and enjoy family time while practicing your horsemanship skills. More...

Morning Star Baptist Walkathon Scheduled

Morning Star Baptist Church in Doak Springs will be hosting a Walkathon Fundraiser on Saturday, October 7. Anyone wishing to participate is gladly invited to do so. The Walkathon will begin at 7 a.m. Walkers will meet at Hwy. More...

Retail Food Prices Up

Retail food prices showed a slight increase during the third quarter, with a basket of 16 staple items at the grocery store totaling $46.75, according to the latest Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Grocery Price Watch survey.  Third quarter prices rang i 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...

Lexington EDC Awards Grants to Two Local Businesses

During their regular meeting Monday night, the Lexington Economic Development Corporation awarded grants to two businesses. More...

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Thank you to everyone who donated, attempted to donate, or allowed their students out of class to donate for Health Occupation Students of America’s (HOSA’s) first American Red Cross bloo More...

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The Lexington Rotary Club had the honor of having District Governor Gene Holiman and his lovely wife Kathleen for lunch on September 12th. More...

Ten More Sentenced

Ten more people were sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County on September 26, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Jalen Marquis Parks, 25 of Giddings was sentenced for two counts of assault on a public servant. More...

Assistance Program Resumes for Harvey Victims

The American Red Cross is restarting its program to deliver emergency financial assistance to those most affected by Hurricane Harvey. More...

Working past the traditional retirement age offers psychological benefits

Retirement isn’t what it used to be-a time for taking it easier in our old age and avoiding the stress and excitement of the workday world. Maybe it’s because we are living longer than ever before making retirement a pricey option. More...


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