March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Opens Thursday

The 2018 Lee County Jr. Livestock Show opens this Thursday, March 1. More...

Lexington Man One of Many Sentenced in District Court

A Lexington man was one of a number of people who were sentenced during the month of February in the 21st Judicial District court of Lee County, with either the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding, or the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett. More...

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These three young ladies waited and listened patiently as awards were handed out following last Saturday’s Little Dribbler’s Tourney. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

February 19, 2018   A motorist reported a black calf out on CR 219 near the Camp Tejas entrance. Deputy West located the calf and ran it back into a pasture.  More...

Lexington Police Report

February 19, 2018  Officer Janzig took a report of a possible scam at the Cefco. Offense is under investigation.  Officer Walton assisted in catching loose chickens in the 600 block of Yegua.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Calendar

Wednesday, February 28, 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

The season of Lent began a couple of weeks ago. It’s the forty days (plus Sundays) leading up to the actual most important holiday on the Christian calendar, Easter. More...

School

From the Superintendent

It’s time for the Lee County Jr. Livestock Show, and I am so excited about the activities of the week. I have heard so much about the show, and I can’t wait to see everything. More...

I Know It Sounds Weird But I’m a High Schooler Who Loves Teaching

I am a high school senior. I am not supposed to “love teaching.” I am supposed to be looking forward to getting out of high school and exploring the “greater” things in life.  More...

Deans List

Sam Houston State University recognizes the following students listed on the Dean’s List of Academic Honors: Derek Dane of Dime Box, TX; Aubrey Heller of Lexington, TX; and Kacey Campos, Dylana Noack, Cristian Salazar, and Jamie Zoch of Gidding More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Eugene Henry Spitzenberger

Eugene Henry Spitzenberger, 90, of Giddings, passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 while having dinner with his daughter and a friend. More...

Douglas “Doug” Carl Fails

Memorial services for Douglas “Doug” Fails, 46 of Austin and formerly of Lexington, were held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Pastor Jack Gilmore officiating.  More...

Voters Keep Paul Fischer as Lee County Judge

Twenty-eight percent of the registered voters in Lee County turned out at this year’s Primary Election, held Tuesday, March 6, and they voted to keep the Honorable Paul Fischer at the helm as Lee County Judge. More...

Woman Arrested for Lewd Behavior

After weeks of investigation, the Lexington Police Department arrested a woman who has been accused of prostitution.  More...

The Votes are In!

After weeks of voting, the readers of the Lexington Leader have let their voices be heard! Thousands of votes were submitted this year in the 10th Annual Lee County Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards. More...

Primary Election this Tuesday

Next Tuesday, March 6, the Texas state Primary Election will be held. Polls will be open from 7 a.m until 7 p.m.  More...

Business as Usual

I t was business as usual at the Lee County Commissioners’ Court held Monday in Giddings. More...

General Stories

Car Accident Sends Two to Hospital

Two people were taken by ambulance to St. Marks Hospital in La Grange after their vehicle was hit by another car.  David Torres, 50 of Navasota, was driving his 2014 Ford Explorer, westbound in the outside lane of Hwy 290 in Giddings. More...

Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments on Ten People

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down twelve indictments against ten people on Friday, February 16.  Carlos Alberto Perez, 20 of Houston, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 1, cocaine, less than one gram.  More...

Who’s Running in Texas? In Lee County?

Texas will hold its 2018 primary elections on March 6 — the first state in the country to do so — and hundreds of candidates across the state have filed to run for public office. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

March 2, 1848 – Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register (Houston, Texas): A Mr. Shaw was listed as the delegate from Milam County to the State Democratic Convention, held February 21, in Austin. More...

Chef's Corner

Sausage, Egg, and Biscuit Casserole with Sage Gravy

1 lb. More...

Open Stage

I’m applauding hope, audacity and a pretty good voice this week in the person of one Briana Adams. If it’s tempting to refer to her as “local girl makes good,” I don’t think she’ll object. More...

Sports

Giddings Tops Lady Eagles in 5

Kacie Johnson opened the game with a lead-off home run for Lexington. Giddings came roaring back to take a 3-1 run lead in the bottom of the first inning. More...

Eagles @ Columbus Tournament

Lexington 7 Anahuac 1   More...

Lady Eagles Honored

In recognition for a season of work, while still paying attention to their schoolwork, members of the Lady Eagle basketball team received basketball post-season recognition last week. More...


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