December 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Help Preserve History

Lexington Leader Columnist and local historian, Stanley Miller, is ending the year with a Shout Out. He is seeking information in preparation for the American Legion’s upcoming 100th Anniversary. Here’s Stanley’s request:  More...

LISD Town Hall Meeting Slated for January

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Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff's Report

December 11, 2017 Deputy Flores responded to a residential burglar alarm on FM 141 in Dime Box. He checked the residence and found it to be secure. Bastrop County called to report that a vehicle hit a hog on FM 696 in Lexington. More...

Lexington Police Report

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Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 20, 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

Have you ever noticed that the angels appearing to the shepherds gets more verses than setting the scene, Mary and Joseph traveling to Bethlehem, finding the inn full, and Jesus being born? All of that happens in verses one through seven. More...

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The Blue United Methodist Church manger scene was covered in a light blanket of snow. More...

Sports

Eagle Honors

The Lexington Eagles captured all the MVP spots in voting by district coaches. Here are a few reasons why: More...

Lexington MS BB

Lexington 8A girls defeated Hearne 50-18 Monday night. Leading the way for Lexington was Cooper with 31 points. Jackson was in double figures, also with 12 points.   More...

Jarrell Sinks Lady Eagles 77-38

Jarrell came out in a fullcourt pressure defense that caused the Lexington Lady Eagles to turn the ball over a lot in the first part of the game last week. More...

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Just in time for Christmas, Santa visited Lexington, along with one of his elves, recently, and got to hear about some special Christmas wishes from many Lexington folks. More...

Best Decorated Yards Named

Judges for the Lexington Garden Club’s Best Decorated Yard Contest hit the streets on Friday, and selected several holiday displays for their beauty, interest and brilliance. More...

NO PAPER NEXT WEEK!

THE LEADER WILL NOT PUBLISH A PAPER BETWEEN CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR. WE WISH YOU ALL A BLESSED HOLIDAY!   More...

General Stories

DAV Meeting

Burleson County Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 86, will have its regular monthly meeting Thursday night, December 21, 2017, at 6:30 pm at the First Baptist Church of Caldwell located at 501 W. Mustang St. A supper of sandwiches, chips, etc. More...

Help Foster Children Find Homes for the Holidays

December is a month full of fun holiday celebrations and traditions for loved ones to enjoy together. More...

New Providers Seeing Patients in Giddings

Sheri Kehler, Chief Executive Officer, Tejas Health Care (THC), is excited to announce that Sarah Kellen, FNP and Chelsea Jecmenek, PA-C will be joining our practice and started seeing patients on December 18th! More...

Community News

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Congratulations to our Aggie Graduate, Madison Bexley …Whoop! Much Love from your Family More...

It’s a Boy!!!

Jonathan and Tammy Milburn of Lexington are proud to announce the arrival of their son, Landry LeRoy Milburn. He was born on October 20, 2017 at Seton Medical Center in Austin, TX. He weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. More...

Give the Gift of Safe Travel This Holiday Season

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers that by staying sober and following basic traffic laws, they can give their fellow motorists the gift of safe travels this season.  More...

School

Letters to Santa

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Dear Santa - Letters from Lexington Elementary School

Shelby Grave’s First Grade Class Dear Santa,How are you helping kidstoday? I have been a littlebit naughty and nice. Iwould like a nice curlerand dress. How are theelves?Love, Jayden More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clara Grace Sherrill

Funeral services for Clara Grace Sherrill, 93, of Lexington, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the Lexington Livestock Commission with Keith Bexley officiating. Burial will follow in the Lexington Cemetery.  More...

Edward Emil Kieschnick

Funeral services for Edward Kieschnick, 100, of Manheim, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim with Rev. Thomas Obersat, Sr. officiating. More...

Leonard Julius Meuth

Funeral services for Leonard Meuth, 91, of Giddings, were held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father Uche Andeh officiating. More...


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