2023-03-30 E-Edition

LMS Band Earns 1st Division

The Lexington MS beginner band, seen at the left, attended the Blinn College Music Meet last Friday, March 24. The kids got their first experience performing on a different stage and performing for 3 judges. All 3 judges awarded the beginners a 1st Division earning them a plaque for their efforts! Director James Wilbanks said, “We are very proud of […]

Pct 2 Constable Submits Resignation to Court

Commissioners discuss his replacement and other matters

Lee County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, March 27th. Late in the meeting, Vern Surman, Pct 2 Constable, submitted his resignation. After receiving Surman’s letter, the court went into Executive Session to discuss his departure and returned out of Executive Session to accept the resignation. The court also set April 7, 2023 for interviews of possible candidates and […]

Bunny Hop Around Town and Hildebrandt’s Egg Drop too!

Saturday, April 1st, will be a very active day for people in and around Lexington. The Annual Bunny Hop Around Town will be held from 10am until 2pm and will feature several of vendors, as well as seven local businesses participating. The vendors will be set up on Wheatley Street in downtown, selling a little bit of everything. Sam’s Coffee […]

Live Concert this Saturday Features Country Music Artists

Sharity Productions in Association with Lori Hamff- Diez and Lisa Hamff-Sillavan/The Silos on 77 Event Center will be producing and presenting a series of Brian Black Country Music Shows with Special Guest Country Music Artists at The Silos on 77 Event Center located at 1031 County Road 223 in Giddings, Lee County, Texas, which supports and recognizes Real Country Music […]

Family Dollar/Dollar Tree Opens this Week

The new Family Dollar and Dollar Tree combo store will open this Thursday, March 30. Last week and early this week, there was plenty of activity at the new establishment as trucks were unloaded to fill the shelves with merchandise and new employees were trained and made ready for what their spokesperson called a “soft opening.” The combo store is […]

Fuel Spill at CEFCO

On Friday, March 24, 2023, at 3:39 pm, the Lee County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding a fuel spill on Hwy. 77 at the CEFCO in Lexington. Deputy Webber, along with Lexington Police Chief Farah Garza, and the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department were also dispatched. Pct. 3 Constable Billy Stephens responded to assist in the investigation. Dispatch indicated that […]

It’s Noteworthy

Join the Team! The Texas Tornadoes Mounted Drill team competed at the Drill in the Pines competition in Nacogdoches on Saturday March 4th. Seven Tornadoes teams competed, including theme and freestyle teams, a lead line team, color guard and several quads. The Texas Tornadoes have joined forces with The Lee County Texas Stars to compete together in several divisions. Together, […]

In The Garden

Spring has sprung...

Now that we are in the midst of spring, it is time to start thinking about the garden and your lawn for those of you with one. This is a perfect time to start many of the food plants that are favorites on the table. Tomatoes, summer squash, radishes, various beans, sweet corn, cucumber, eggplant and sweet potato are some […]

Ah…such memories I have.

Time marches on and things must change. But it sure is good to have lived nearly 100 years— well close to 90 anyway and seen some marvelous changes. The recent Cowboy Up section of the Leader brought back fond memories for me. All I ever knew growing up was the cattle business and seeing my daddy on a horse daily. […]