October 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Caught with Hand in Till

A 19 year old Giddings man, and former Walmart employee, was arrested on October 18 for stealing money out of a cash register. More...

Halloween on the Square

Lexington businesses and organizations will converge on the Square next Tuesday, Halloween, to enjoy what has become a favorite tradition in the city. More...

Immanuel Students Help Flooded Schools

Ten large plastic tubs full of indoor recess games, six tubs full of snacks, and a bucket of encouraging notes to the Lutheran South Academy staff, written by Immanuel Lutheran faculty, were delivered to two flooded Houston schools last week by the s More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 16, 2017 More...

Lexington Police Report

October 16, 2017  Officer Walton assisted a citizen with a vehicle unlock at Peterson’s Grocery.  October 17, 2017  Officer Nolen found an open door at the Band Hall and cafeteria while conducting a security check of the Lexingto More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

October 24, 1857 – State Gazette (Austin, Texas): During his trial in Burleson county, Hugh Allen, charged of larceny of a horse belonging to James Wyley (Wiley), the accused, confessed and said he was hired by a man named Tom Middleton of Bast More...

Chef's Corner

Fish Surprise

Try this recipe for a quick and delicious meal. We eat fish at least once a week. It’s my wife’s favorite dish.   More...

Alzheimers Educational Lunch N’ Learn

It is estimated 340,000 Texans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. More...

School

Photos

In the picture at the left, eleven Immanuel Lutheran School’s sixth graders are seen with the 16 tubs of donations they delivered to Houston recently, after the Lutheran South Academy in Housto More...

New Grants Program Seeking To Assist Innovative Young People

A new grant program instituted by the Hunter Brooks Watson Memorial Fund is now offering young people, between the ages of 16 and 25, whether in school or not, the opportunity to win grant awards of up to $5,000.  More...

Photo

Showing their Eagle Spirit during Homecoming last Friday were (left to right) Alondra, Kaitlyn, Alyssa, Courtney, Genevieve, Annabella, and Hannah, all from Lexington’s Middle School. More...

Yea Double Green! Yea Double Gold!

Rebecca Lewis Attends 70th Year Class Reunion at Baylor University AND Eagles’ Homecoming on Saturday

“Yea Double Green! Yea Double Gold!” would be the appropriate cheer for Rebecca Lewis last Friday night. First, Rebecca, who is 91, was recognized at a reunion dinner at Baylor Stadium during Homecoming Weekend in Waco. More...

Popular EDC Grant Program Available to Nonprofits

At Monday night’s meeting of the board of the Lexington Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the directors reviewed the EDC’s 2017-2018 budget. The City Council approved this budget at their most recent meeting. More...

PumpkinFest Happens Saturday

Lexington’s First PumpkinFest, sponsored by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce, will launch on Saturday, October 28,on the Square in downtown. More...

EDC Engages Safe Routes to School National Partnership

The Lexington Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has contracted the services of a grant writer, Samantha Hernandez of Elgin. More...

General Stories

More Information About LISD’s New Superintendent

by Interim Superintendent Dr. Frances McArthur  Dr. Tonya Knowlton comes to Lexington ISD from East Texas where she has spent the majority of her 24 year education career in small districts. Dr. More...

5th OktoBierFest this Saturday

The 5th Annual OktoBierFest will be held at the Round Top Schuetzen Verein’s “Schuetzenpark” located at 710 FM 1457 just east of the city limits of Round Top on Oktober 28th, 2017.  More...

In The Garden

IT’S PUMPKIN TIME!!!

This weekend is PumpkinFest. This event will hopefully become an annual celebration of the squash in the extreme form. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30–11 a.m.   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...

Church

The Rosy Side

At one point in my life, I was one of those wackos that stood in line for hours to get the newest Apple products. More...

Sports

Comfort Found “No Comfort” in Lexington

At the opening of the game, Comfort won the coin toss when the captains met Friday night. They chose to defer to the second half. That was their first mistake of the night. More...

Lexington Smacks Hearne

The enthused and relaxed Lady Eagles defeated Hearne Friday afternoon in three sets: 25-10, 25-10, and 25-5. It was no match from the start. Lexington took the lead and kept it for the duration of the match. More...

Lady Eagles Jolt Jarrell

The Lady Eagles went to Jarrell with one thing on their minds: they had to beat Jarrell to have a realistic shot at the playoffs. Win they did!!!  More...


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