November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington Education Achievement Foundation Kicks Off Fundraising

The Lexington Education Achievement Foundation (LEAF) recently received their status as a non-profit organization and is now raising funds to help support Lexington ISD educators. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 23, 2017 A motorist called and reported that she hit a deer on Hwy 77 and then a car rear-ended her. Both vehicles were still in the roadway. There were no injuries. Deputy Flores was dispatched to assist. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 23, 2017  Officer Walton was called in reference to a reckless driver on FM 112 headed towards Lexington. Officer Walton was able to make contact with the suspect who had gone to Peterson’s. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Fearless in Jesus’ Name

This year marks the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: God graciously, lovingly seeing to it that His message of salvation by grace alone through faith alone in Jesus Christ would never disappear from the world, but would endure forever. More...

The Rosy Side

On the cover of last week’s edition of the Leader was the story of Bo Pitt’s surprise crowning as Homecoming King. I got to attend the Homecoming game and see the scene unfold live. More...

Sports

Lexington Rips Rogers 54-7

Lexington continued its romp through District 13-3AII with a dominating 54-7 win over Rogers. The game was played basically without a fourth quarter. With 1:10 left in the third quarter, Lexington receiver, Jordan Kerr, suffered a serious injury. More...

Lady Eagles Sweep RTC

Lexington’s Lady Eagles swept the Round Top Carmine Lady Cubs 25-20, 25- 16, 25-23 Friday afternoon in a warm up game for both teams. More...

JV Eagles Fall to Rogers 16-8

The Lexington JV continues to play hard but come up short on victories. The JV Eagles played another of those games last Thursday in Lexington, falling to Rogers, 16-8. More...

Special Election Voting Centers Named

Voting Centers for next Tuesday’s Constitutional Amendment Election were announced this week by Carla Arldt, Elections Administrator for Lee County. Registered voters can vote at any of these locations on Tuesday, November 7, from 7 a.m. More...

Lexington Leader Turns 20!

The Lexington Leader will turn 20 years old this week, having had November 6, 1997 on its first dateline. The Leader was the brainchild of Rita Owen, who had recently moved to Lexington from the Houston area. More...

Photo

Several members of the Lexington Garden Club bundled up against the blistery cold weather last Saturday morning, and set up a wonderful bake sale at the first annual Lexington PumpkinFest. More...

General Stories

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Immanuel Lutheran School Parent-Teacher League representatives, fundraiser chairman Julie Meachen and PTL president Lori Mueller, presented a check to the Giddings Food Pantry representing 10% of the 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...

2017 Proposed Constitutional Amendments

Proposition 1: proposes an amendment that would permit the Texas Legislature to expand the circumstances under which a partially disabled veteran or their spouse may qualify for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of a v More...

Community News

In The Garden

There is a chill in the air and the sound of pecans hitting the ground. Pecans, pronounced “pahcahns” are around here, and I have been corrected many times. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

November 1, 1877 – Brenham Daily Banner: W. J. Wilson died near Lexington, Lee County, on the 15th of October, from the effects of a snake bite on the finger, received on the 13th. More...

Chef's Corner

Chicken Piccata

When you need a special dish for company but are running short of time, try this recipe. More...

School

Lexington Elementary Honor Roll

All A’s   Third: Ace A., Malia B., Shelby B., Sadhbh B., Kendall G., Garrett H., Samantha K., Kizer L., Miriam M., Joseph M., Aiden N., Kinsey N., Haley P., Owen P., Trenton P., Austin R., Jadyn R., Keely S., Devan S., Hezekiah S., Charlot More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Frances Louise Gersch

Funeral services for Frances Gersch, 86, of Northrup, Texas, were held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas. More...

Betty Gene Gest

Graveside services for Betty Gest, 83, of Canyon Lake, Texas, are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Ridgeway Cemetery in Paige, Texas. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. More...

Richard Charles Rucker

Funeral services for Richard Rucker, 75, of Warda, Texas, are pending at this time. Richard passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 in a Houston area hospital. More...


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