February 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

New Look for LPD Rides

Lexington residents will soon see Lexington police officers patrolling the community in brand new Ford F150 pickup trucks, completely outfitted and “striped” in Eagle Green and Gold. More...

LHS’s Community Emergency Response Team

In the Criminal Justice class headed by David Mohr at Lexington High School, the students get to learn many aspects of law and crime fighting. In another area of instruction, Mr. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 22, 2018  A caller reported that sometime during the night someone ran through his fence on PR 5006 in Lexington. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 22, 2018 Officer Landrum picked up a loose dog at Hale and Third and took it to the Lexington Animal Shelter. Officer Nolen was contacted in regards to a women’s bracket found at the Lexington Post Office. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. More...

Church

The Rosy Side

I know that a lot of gardeners and farmers read this column, so y’all might know more about this than I do. More...

Sports

Photos

Lexington Little Dribblers started their new season last Saturday. The Lexington ISD gyms were a-buzz with young ball players all morning long. PHOTOS BY JOAN SANDERS. More...

Eagles Fall to Franklin 75-63

Lexington let Franklin get a large lead by halftime, 32-23. Lexington staged a huge comeback, closing to 43-45 at the end of the third quarter. The Eagles could not sustain the comeback. More...

8th Grade Lady Eagles

For the second time this season, the Lexington Lady Eagle 8th Grade team won a tourney. This group of young ladies is setting the stage for a revival of Lady Eagle basketball. This time the 8th Grade Ladies won the Giddings tourney.   More...

Breaking News - 2/1/2018 12:08 PM

District Re-Alignment will put Lexington on the Road - Free Access

UIL released the new football District alignments Thursday morning, putting LISD in District 8, Division 2 3A. More...

Emergency Burn Ban Enacted

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer issued an Emergency Burn Ban Monday afternoon at 4:45 p.m.  “Even though the fire index is not extremely high, the dry, windy conditions are sufficient reason to enact a Burn Ban,” he said.  Judge F More...

Buyer Beware

Credit card skimmers discovered in Lincoln

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, Lee County Sheriff Deputies were informed of fraudulent charges on a citizen’s debit card accounts. Their investigation revealed that the debit cards were used at the gas pumps at the Walch Store in Lincoln.  More...

Three Sentenced

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on January 18, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Lonnie Bruce Allen, 55 of McDade, was sentenced to 180 days in the Lee County Law Enforcement Center ( LC 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...

Photo

Lexington Volunteer Fire Fighter Kevin Bayer is seen working the fire that destroyed Fire Chief Don Milburn’s barn last Saturday evening. PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

Despite staffing crisis, long term care facilities in Texas improving

State association commends providers for accomplishing national quality goals, urges lawmakers to support them

(AUSTIN, TEXAS) — The Texas Health Care Association today recognized 57 long term care facilities across the state for meeting national goals to improve their quality of care. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

February 2, 1858 – State Gazette ( Austin, Texas) reported that the Post Office Department advertised for bids to carry mail from Austin, by Case’s Mill, Young’s Settlement, Sand Fly, Blue Branch, Lexington, Prospect and Porter&rsqu More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Free Programs available at the Library: StoryTime for ages 6 and under is every Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Learning Library for ages 7 to11 is every 2nd & 4th Thursday from 4:30-5:30 PM. More...

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Happy Birthday Benny-Boo Four years old February 4th More...

School

From the Superintendent

Thank you to those of you who were able to attend the Town Hall Meeting either in person or through our new virtual streaming. We are planning to host those meetings each quarter to keep the community updated on happenings in the district. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brice Edward Kuhlmann

Brice Edward Kuhlmann of Giddings, Texas was born on December 18, 1933 and passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in Austin, Texas at the age of 84. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in De Soto, Missouri. More...

Ronald Gene Beard

Ronald G. Beard, 74 of Lexington passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. More...

Diana Ator Richardson

Graveside services for Diana Ator Richardson, 59, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Giddings City Cemetery in Giddings.  More...


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