April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Escapees Captured

Two young men escaped from the Giddings State School last Saturday night at about 9 p.m. They were captured less than 24 hours later in Montgomery County. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

April 16, 2018  Sgt Ray met with a complainant regarding a theft. She reported that someone used her credit card without her permission. A report was made for Credit Card Abuse.  More...

Lexington Police Report

April 15, 2018  Off icer San Miguel responded to a possible disturbance in the 800 block of Yegua. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 25, 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 once met a man who advocated for the Human Extinction Movement. He was a wiry, cyclist guy with very little hair, and his ideology centered on the idea that humans ruin everything and should stop existing. That sounds probably worse than it is. More...

Lexington United Methodist Church Celebrating Heritage Sunday

“Lexington United Methodist Church kicks off Homecoming week on Sunday, April 29th with their Heritage Sunday Celebration. More...

Sports

Coby Robertson Regional Tennis Semi-Finalist

Robertson, a sophomore at Lexington won the District 20 singles title and headed into Regional competition full of confidence. His first round match at Region 3 was against a player from East Bernard. More...

Regional Qualifiers for LHS

Freshman Mariah Washington led the Lexington girl’s team to 45 points at the Area Meet held in Whitney, last Wednesday. More...

Eagles Cage Cougars 6-1

Lexington took a three-run lead in the first inning and never looked back until the top of the seventh inning. The thought of Friday’s game came into mind, but a neatly turned double play ended the Jarrell threat and the game. More...

LHS Students Excel

Congratulations to the Varsity Boys’ 4x100 Relay Team, 3rd Place Area - on to Regional’s this Friday! Pictured above are Ja’Kobe Cooper, Keshun Cooper, Tanner Meuth, Sam Perry. More...

City Election Candidates Answer Questions

In an effort to help eligible voters in the upcoming City election know more about their candidates, the Lexington Leader presented three questions to them, asking them to choose two which they would like to address, which we will print in this week More...

General Stories

Lexington City Candidates’ Bios

Allen Retzlaff has been a lifelong resident of Lexington. He has been married to Brenda for 37 years. Together they have three children and five grandchildren. More...

Extension Agent Resigns

Lee County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Trevor Dickschat, announced last week his resignation from his position, effective April 30.  More...

Lee County Extension News

Livestock Mineral Requirements will be discussed in a program on Thursday, May 3, at 6 pm, in the Lincoln Community Center. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

April 21, 1858 – (Houston) Weekly Telegraph: THE BAPTIST reported that Samuel T. Burroughs was accidentally shot in the hip by James Hutchinson, while the men were out turkey hunting at Lexington, Burleson County. More...

Chef's Corner

Crispy Chicken with Rice and Pan Gravy

Try one of our family favorites. Chicken 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 6 oz. ea. 2 tsp. salt, divided 1 ½ tsp. black pepper, divided 2 large eggs ½ cup whole milk 2 cups panko breadcrumbs 1 ½ tsp. More...

LHS to Perform

LHS will host a public performance of their award winning One Act Play on April 28th at 6pm in the LHS Cafeteria. Tickets for Adults are $5 and Students/ Children are $3, all ticket sales will be at the door. More...

School

From the Superintendent

Watch for an update of all of the spring awards and successes by our students in athletics, academics, band, clubs, CTE organizations and theater arts that is coming next week in an article dedicated to student success!  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Irene Rost

Irene Rost, 81, of Giddings, Texas, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at her home in Giddings, Texas with her friends by her side. More...


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