October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Reader Reviews Sought

Have you eaten someplace awesome that has yet to be discovered by the crowd? Tell the Leader Readers about it! Take some pictures to show what you tried, include some words or an article, and we’ll share it with others. More...

The 11th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

The 11th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair will be held to benefit Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center and Combined Community Action to help cancer survivors and their families and to educate others about cancer prevention in Lee, Fayette, and Bastrop cou More...

Was that a UFO?

Mel Syler told the Leader that on Saturday, September 30, at 6:33 a.m., he was walking near the Donut Shop on Hwy 77 in Lexington when he saw what appeared to be a UFO, about two football fields long. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 25, 2017 Deputy Nurse was dispatched to a stalled vehicle in the middle of Hwy 21 @ CR 453 in Dime Box. There were no vehicles broke down when he arrived. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 25, 2017  Officer Walton responded to the Cefco for a semi-trailer blocking the parking lot. The trailer was on private property.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 4, 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

The field of behavior science has something to teach us about our Christian walk. Specifically, that it points out that it’s easier to replace an old behavior with something new – rather than simply trying to stop doing something.  More...

Morning Star Baptist

Morning Star Baptist Church in Doak Springs will host a Walkathon Fundraiser on Saturday, October 7. Walkers will meet at Hwy. 77 and FM 3403, where the walk will begin at 7 a.m. They will walk from that location, about 2 miltes, to the church. More...

School

Photos

In the picture above, Gerri Meuth hands out certificates to the Lexington Elementary third graders, who also received a brand new Webster’s Dictionary, compliments of the Lexington Lions Club. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jo Ann Marilyn Lange

Funeral services for Jo Ann Lange, 76, of Warda, Texas, were held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda with Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier officiating.  More...

Dorothy Loehr Droemer

Funeral services for Dorothy Loehr Droemer, 90, of Giddings,were held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating.  More...

Richard Carl Boriack

Funeral services for Richard C. Boriack, 89, of Lincoln, Texas, were held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. More...

Traffic Stop Leads to Pursuit

Stolen vehicle and items from home burglary recovered; warrants issued for suspect

Last Saturday afternoon, at about 2 p.m., Officer Jim Terpstra with the Lexington Police Department made a traffic stop on a black Lexus SUV for an expired registration/ inspection sticker. More...

Black Bridge Festival this Weekend

The Annual Dime Box Black Bridge Festival, featuring a BBQ Cook Off, Parade, Craft and Swap Booths, and the 40th annual Mini Marathon (10 K and 2 mile run, 2 mile walk) will be held this Friday and Saturday, October 6 & 7, in downtown Dime Box. More...

County Issues Warning to Flood Victims

Lee County residents affected by the floods of Hurricane Harvey will be frustrated more than they have been already, given the extent of the damage to their homes and a warning issued by the county Code Enforcement Officer this week.  More...

Wife Wields Baseball Bat

On Wednesday, September 27, at about 7 a.m., the Lexington Police Department was called to a disturbance after an argument between a common law couple broke out over a trailer. More...

Photo

Members of the Fedor Volunteer Fire Department have been busy for weeks, preparing for their annual Fish Fry, which happened last Saturday. More...

General Stories

Lexington 4-H News

by reporter: Jasmine Otto  On September 17, 2017, Lee County 4-H held an annual Chicken Fried Dinner in Giddings as a fundraiser for 4-H activities for 2017- 2018. The Lexington 4-H Club had a bake sale at this event.   More...

Tejas Health Care Announces New Facility

Sheri Kehler, Chief Executive Officer, Tejas Health Care (THC) is pleased to announce the opening of Tejas Health Care’s new facility serving Giddings and Lee County. 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 staff. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

October 3, 1877- The Louisiana Democrat (Alexandria, Louisiana): The paper printed a letter written from the county jail in Giddings from Bill Longley, dated Sept. 12, 1877. More...

Chef's Corner

Ham and Cheddar Scones

Don’t know if you enjoy scones at this time of the year, but it’s a must for our family, especially when we all get together at the holidays. It’s also a good time to use left-over ham.   More...

In The Garden

About 1000 years ago I went to Vermont in early October. The fall foliage was just turning and I beat the crowds to viewing the colors, they are so magnificent to see, all the different shades of red, orange and yellow. More...

Sports

Eagles Wipe Out Weimar 69-7

Lexington wiped Weimar off the football map Friday night with a 69-7 defeat that was not as close as the score indicated. Ja’Kobe Cooper rushed for 352 yards on 18 carries. He posted five touchdowns on his travels. More...

Lady Eagles Top Cameron in 3

Lexington moved closer to 50% in District 20 play with a three-set win over the Lady Yoe of Cameron last week. Lexington won 25-15, 25-17, 25-20 to make their district record 3-4 after the first round of play.  More...

Eagle JV 10 Weimar 6

The Lexington JV football team defeated Weimar 10-6 in a close battle Thursday night. The JV is much like the varsity in that if they win the coin toss, they defer to the second half.  More...


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