Two Dead Cows Found Side by Side

The last thing a rancher wants to find is dead livestock, especially if natural causes are not the obvious blame. Last week, one rancher reported two cows were found dead, side by side, on property located on CR 320, northwest of Lexington. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on March 30, and Sgt Ray and Deputy Nelson met with […]

Lexington Students Excel at UIL Competition

Lexington High School students made Lexington ISD proud recently, as 18 of these exceptional students are advancing to the Regional contest, and several more will be at stand-by should they be needed as alternates. Three others will advance with their Teams to Regionals, as well. The Cross Examination Debate team, consisting of Brandon Dominy and Rachel Zgabay, competed at State […]

Tractor Turned in Tanglewood

On Tuesday, March 28, at about 11:10 a.m., the Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Hwy 77 north of Lexington for a tractor accident. When Guy Hall, III, Assistant Fire Chief for the department arrived, he found a Kubota tractor, with an enclosed cab, on its side. After speaking with the operator at the scene, he learned that the […]

Free Clean Up Day

Lee County Commissioners will host their Free Clean- Up Day this Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. until noon. This is the best time to get your Spring Cleaning underway as the County will allow you to drop off all kinds of items that the regular trash service does not allow. Residents of Lee County can take their old carpeting, […]

New Generator at Well 6

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 5, 2017Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017Order of Eastern Star Breakfast – LexingtonMasonic Lodge 7:30-10:00Giddings Community Blood Drive – 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.For appt call (979)540-9359 Immanuel Lutheran ChurchLexington Log Cabins – Open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Giddings Rotary Club – NoonLexington […]

LCRA Employees Take On Community Projects

Hundreds of LCRA employees worked on dozens of community projects from the Hill Country to the Texas Gulf Coast during the Lower Colorado River Authority’s third annual Steps Forward Day on March 31. In Lexington, LCRA volunteers cleaned and painted park guardrails, barbecue pits and waste receptacles, and painted handicapped parking spot and basketball court markings. “This is our most […]

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, In addition to the original article in the Leader early March regarding the wreck that happened on FM 696 E on 2/27/17 at 7:30 am, I want to publicly express my gratitude to certain individuals who came to my rescue. My name is Sky Swann and I was the driver of the Nissan Altima. It should be known […]

Dear Editor

Lee and Bastrop County Voters and Landowners: Please take action in support of your GROUNDWATER, YOUR PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS AND YOUR ELECTORAL RIGHTS. GO HERE,, AND LOOK UNDER THE “NEWS” TAB FOR OUR MARCH 30 and MARCH 31 POSTS, call us at 512.213.4511 or email me FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS LETTER AND WHAT YOU NEED TO DO. You […]