February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Officers Draw Firearms During Takedown

On Saturday, February 3, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by Elgin Police to be on the lookout for a 1996 Ford F350 pickup truck that had been stolen out of their jurisdiction.  More...

Man Rolls Tractor- Trailer Rig

On Wednesday, January 30, at about 9 p.m., Mack Cecil Anderson, Jr., 39 of Tomball, Texas, was driving his 2011 Volvo 18-wheeler tractor trailer on FM 448 in south Lee County. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 29, 2018  A resident on CR 309 called to report that someone driving a small red car pulled up to his mailbox and took off with his mail. The vehicle was last seen on FM 696 headed towards Elgin. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 29, 2018  Officer Walton responded to County Road 412 at HWY 77 in reference to a possible cow out. Officer Walton checked the area but was unable to locate the loose cow.  January 30, 2018  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. More...

Church

The Rosy Side

In the city of Capernum, today, you can visit a site that claims, with some authority, to be the home of the apostle Peter. More...

School

From the Superintendent

We, as a district, had a wonderful opportunity this past weekend to celebrate some seniors at LHS. On Saturday, LHS hosted the first annual Honors’ Night Out in LaGrange at Celebrations by Bistro.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Daina Jane Mitschke

Funeral services for Daina Mitschke, 53, of Giddings, Texas were held on February 4, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner and Rev. Chris Nietubicz officiating. More...

Gilbert Louis Lara

Funeral services for Gilbert Lara, 62, of Giddings, were held on Friday, February 2, 2018 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father Uche Andeh officiating. More...

Ruth Mildred Wachsmann

Funeral services for Ruth Wachsmann, 85, of Lincoln, were held on Monday, February 5, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. More...

Breaking News - 2/8/2018 1:37 PM

Cooper, Allert All State - Free Access

In balloting released yesterday, Ja’Kobe Cooper and Aaron Allert were chosen all-state by the Texas Sportswriters Association. (TSWA) The all-state teams were headed by Rockdale with several first team picks. More...

Lexington ISD Moves Closer to becoming a DOI

Lexington Independent School District is moving closer to becoming a District of Innovation. On February 1, the District posted the DOI Committee’s proposed plan to the LISD website, where it will remain until March 2. More...

Snow’s Proves Prime-Grade is all in the End Results

Texas Monthly has pointed out another good reason to love Snow’s BBQ.  More...

Worth Noting:

Burn Ban has been extended. Lexington City Council will meet next Tuesday, rather than Wednesday. Lexington Middle School hit hard by flu and other illnesses. TEA issues Lexington Middle School Report Card. See at lexingtonisd.net   More...

Photo

Five Generations: Pictured above are five generations, including Dorothy Moerbe, Ann Chernosky, Shelia Kmoch, Ethan Kmoch, and Charlie Kash Kmoch. 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...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor  We recently moved to Lexington and were excited to get the paper and learn what’s going on. More...

Photos

Soon, the citizens of Lexington will see these new Ford F150 pickup trucks patrolling the streets. Chief Ted Walton hopes to have them fully outfitted sometime this month or early March. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

February 9, 1858 – (Galveston) Civilian and Gazette: MORE REGULATING. — The Bastrop Advertiser gives the following shocking statement of recent events in Burleson county: More...

Chef's Corner

Caribbean Coconut Rum Cake

Cake: ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 1 ½ cup sugar 4 lg. eggs 1 tsp. More...

And then it is winter...

Time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young, just married and embarking on my new life. Yet in a way, it seems like eons ago, and I wonder where all the years went. More...

Sports

Cameron Nips Lady Eagles 38-37

Shelby Ray sank two free throws with 32 seconds left in the game to tie the score at 37-all. She missed two with 15 seconds left in the game to give Lexington the lead. More...

Eagles Tripped by Rockdale 56-49

Lexington got off to a good start against the hard playing Rockdale Tigers. The two teams finished the first quarter with the Tigers ahead 17-15.  Caleb Meyer had a hot hand in the first quarter for Lexington, as he scored 9 of the 15 points. More...

UIL Realignment

Lexington gets to travel to new areas of the state again after the University Interscholastic League’s biennial realignment. More...


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