January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Separating Fake from Real News

With the prevalence of alleged “Fake News” the Leader finds it important to clarify a statement made in a front page article published in our January 11, 2018 issue. More...

Local Family Raising Money for Father’s Stroke Recovery

Scott Ruthven has been a professional musician for most of his life. When he’s not singing or on tour, he’s spending time with his wife, Dena, and two children, Cody and Kayla. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 15, 2018 The Crisis Center called and requested a welfare check on a male subject that called in and advised he was in pain from injuring himself. Deputy West and Deputy Nurse arrived, along with Lee County EMS. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 15, 2018 Officer San Miguel recovered a loose dog in the 700 block of Hale Street. The dog was taken to the Lexington Animal Shelter and later that day picked up by the owner. Owner was cited. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 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

For about thirty minutes a couple of weeks ago, my world stood still. I got a text out of the blue from one of my best friends. It simply read, “I love ya, bro.”  More...

School

From the Superintendent

I would like to begin this week with a sincere “Thank you” to the LEAF organization for an outstanding event last Saturday night. The First Annual Casino Night was a huge success and had a great turn-out. More...

Photos

Pictured above are Kim and Kerry Bexley (center) with a number of other supporters of LEAF.  PHOTOS BY TRACIE KELLY.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Thomas Van Martin Kieschnick

Funeral services for Thomas Kieschnick, 67, of Lincoln, Texas, were held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln in with Rev. More...

Victor “Vic” George Eifert

Victor G. Eifert of Houston, Texas went to his heavenly home on January 21, 2018. Vic was born in Winchester, Texas on July 11, 1935 to Alma and Erich Eifert, and was baptized in Winchester and confirmed in Aleman, Texas. More...

Tom Jones

Funeral services for Tom Jones, 68, of Bastrop, Texas, were held on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating.  Tom passed away the afternoon of Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at St. More...

LISD Hosts First Live Stream Town Hall

Lexington ISD hosted its first live streaming Town Hall meeting Monday evening, with Superintendent of Schools, Dr. More...

Time to File for May Elections

Anyone wishing to be a candidate in the upcoming May 5th City and School Board elections can do so now through Friday, February 16, 2018.  This year’s City election will decide on the Mayor and two city council positions, those currently s More...

Twelve Sentenced in 21st District Court of Lee County

Twelve people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County recently, with the honorable Carson Campbell and Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  More...

Commissioners Pro-Active in Naming Dump Site

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners on Monday, January 22, following a Public Hearing, the Commissioners voted to approve the Takings Impact Assessment, which is required before defining any area(s) of the County that can be used f More...

Photo

A large part of the guardrail near the Yegua Creek on FM 696W was taken out last Friday after Charles Anthony Niesen of Lexington sneezed, causing him to jerk the wheel towards the bar ditch, sending More...

General Stories

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...

MLK Day Celebration

Martin Luther King’s birthday was celebrated by many people on Monday, January 15. A special event was held by the Lee County Juneteenth Association with remembrances by a number of prominent figures in the county.  More...

68-A Vehicle Inspections

Sheriff Rodney Meyer and The Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force are working together to conduct 68-A vehicle inspections for the citizens of Lee County. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

January 26, 1888 – Brenham Weekly Banner: “Capt. N. A. More...

Chef's Corner

Cranberry Appetizer Meatballs

This is a good time of the year for some different appetizers. Make plenty because they go fast.   More...

Open Stage

Hi. My name is Ed, I’ll be part of your hometown newspaper, so I want to introduce myself. I’ll be writing every week about music, theatre, art and events in our area. More...

Sports

Eagles Humbled by Hearne 78-58

The vastly improved Hearne Eagles came to Lexington and applied a convincing 78-58 defeat on the home Eagles. Hearne accomplished this by outhustling, out rebounding, and most of all out-shooting Lexington. More...

Eagles Jolted by Jarrell 90-41

Jarrell’s offense struck quickly and unending in the District 20-3A game Wednesday night in Jarrell. The Cougars scored 34 points in the first quarter on their way to 90 for the game. More...

Photo

Megan Pace drives to the basket against Hearne while her team mates position themselves for the rebound in case the shot is missed. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN More...


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