November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans Day Program Friday

American Legion hosts ceremony

The Lexington High School Annual Veterans Day Program will be held on Friday, November 10, at 10 a.m. at Eagle Stadium, weather permitting. This inspirational and moving ceremony honors all veterans and features special messages and music. More...

Blue Santa 2017 Starts Next Week

The 2017 Blue Santa kicks off on Monday, November 13, with the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office and the Giddings Police Department beginning to take names of needy children in our communities. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 30, 2017  A caller advised that a car was parked next to county equipment on CR 121. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 30, 2017  Officer Landrum was called to the 300 block of N. Rockdale on a juvenile complaint.  October 31, 2017  Officer Landrum and Officer San Miguel found an open business in the 200 block of Caldwell Rd. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

The Rosy Side

Barry Lynn, John and Elaine Gibbs, and I recently participated in another Kairos, prison ministry weekend. This time around, a member of the team said something that stuck with me. More...

School

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Lexington High School’s percussion section of their band enjoys their halftime entertainment opportunities, and they should; they are very good! More...

Maybe You Could Add a Few Items

With the school year well under way, perhaps you could help our local Backpack Buddies program by adding a few grocery items to your shopping list. Here is a list of what goes into our bags each week.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James William Symm

Graveside services for James William Symm, 68, of San Antonio were held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the Giddings City Cemetery with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating.  More...

Rosa Lillian Drosche

Rosa Lillian Drosche, 96, passed away November 1, 2017. Visitation will be held Monday, November 6, 2017 from 4-6 pm at Cook Walden Funeral Home, 6100 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78752. More...

Poachers Reported on Private Property

Just as deer season opened this past weekend, a resident living on CR 312 called the Sheriff ’s Office Sunday afternoon, November 5, at about 4 p.m to report two poachers trespassing on his property. More...

DPS Trooper Dies in Line of Duty

Last week, DPS Senior Trooper Thomas Nipper, 63, was conducting a traffic stop on the south bound shoulder of Interstate 35 in Temple when his patrol car was struck from behind by a Chevrolet pickup. More...

Guns and Alcohol Don’t Mix

Once again, it was proved that guns and alcohol don’t mix. Last Friday, November 3, 2017, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from someone who said a male subject had been shot in the upper arm accidentally. More...

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While the Eagles have clinched the District Title with one more game to play in the regular season, they are already on notice that they will play the winner of the Brazos/Schulenburg game in the fir More...

General Stories

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These two costumed scary faces were the first two to Trick or Treat at the Lexington Leader on Halloween! They were so frightening, we just threw candy at them and closed the door! More...

Psychotronic Equipment Turns Man into TV

Working for the Lee County Sheriff’s Department proves there are no dull moments in the life of a lawman or a lawwoman! More...

Dinner Tonight Road Show

Mark your calendars to join us for food and fun at the Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School Road Show, presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. More...

Community News

In The Garden

I wanted to do this article on winter flowering plants here, but, after much research I could make this a 10 part series for all the native plants that grow in the winter months. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

November 9, 1877 – San Antonio Daily Express: In the Central Texas Presbytery, L. B. Cheney of the Lexington Presbytery had been accepted as a candidate for ordination.  More...

Chef's Corner

Crustless Ham Quiche

Looking for a way to cut preparation time without serving the same old fare? No need to make a crust for this dish.   More...

Sports

Lexington Clinches District Championship

Despite the fact that there is still one more game in District play, the Lexington Eagles defeated Johnson City LBJ 41-14 Friday night to clinch their second District 13 championship in two years. More...

Eagles Host Florence in Finale

The Lexington Eagles host Florence Friday night in the final game of the 2017 regular season. The Eagles have already clinched the #1 seed from District 13 and Florence is in the running for one of the three remaining spots.  More...

Lady Eagles Stopped by West

During the first game of the playoffs, the Lexington Lady Eagles started off slowly, then caught fire, then the fire went out on them and their season. The Lady Eagles fell behind 1-7 in the first set, battled back to win the set 27-25. More...


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