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New High School Getting Close to Completion

Lexington’s new high school is nearing completion. Dr. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 11, 2016 A motorist reported cows out on Hwy 77 just north of CR 114. Deputy Ledenbach ran them off the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 11, 2016 Officer Walton met with a complainant who reported her son as a runaway. He wrote a report and checked areas where the subject may have gone. Later that evening, he learned the subject had returned home. More...

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Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“I Can’t Change Now”

Harvey had a tough life. His mom died of cancer when he was three. His dad didn’t want the responsibility. One morning when he was seven, Harvey got up and his dad was gone. Harvey had no other family. He landed in an orphanage. More...

Just a Thought.......

I am about to risk my reputation in this column. I say this because I know how many of you feel about our current President. However, I believe that, in his speech at the Dallas Memorial, he finally got it right. How? More...

Sports

2016 Football Season

The 2016 football season unofficially gets started this week with the THSCA annual Coaching School. More...

Summer Volleyball

The returning Lady Eagle volleyball players played in the summer league this year. According to Coach Kevin Patschke, the team won about half their games. More...

Sports Thoughts…….

Phil Mickleson played as good a golf game as you can expect, shooting a 65, but he got beat by a fantastic round of 63. No one can fault Phil for his effort. More...

Burn Ban Enacted after Four Departments Fight Blaze

Monday morning, Judge Paul Fischer and the Commissioners’ Court placed Lee County under a Burn Ban, prohibiting any outdoor burning except under very specific safety regulations. More...

Seventeen Indicted by Grand Jury

Seventeen people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury recently. On June 29, eight people were indicted and on July 15, nine were indicted. More...

Five People Sentenced

The Honorable Carson Campbell had a light schedule as five people were sentenced this week. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Poor Bernie Sanders. He was already out there, somewhere, in a lot of ways, but his recent appearance with Hillary was truly sad. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: This is in response to the senseless murders of five Dallas police officers. Apparently, the officers were targeted because they were white. More...

Photo

Pat Carey (center) celebrated her birthday on the first Tuesday of July at Herk’s in Lexington. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Garlicky Beef and Bean Stir Fry

If you haven’t made a stir fry before, try this recipe. It is one of our favorites. When our family gets together, they like for me to cook in my two woks. You don’t need a wok, though. A 12 inch skillet will do just as well. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Exotic (?) Lee Co. Wildlife

The first year I was married and living in the country, I was full of energy and ambition. In the barn behind the house there was a large amount of oats that had been unloaded in bulk. I decided one day to sack them all up and organize the barn. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

WHAT? NO BRAG?? Brag Away! More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

We are almost a month away from substantial completion of our new high school facility! I get increasingly excited each time I visit the construction site as the progress ramps up in the these final weeks. More...

Honor Rolls at Texas A & M

Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the summer semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. More...

Obituaries

Maxine Ruthven

There was a huge family/ friend reunion when Maxine Ruthven, 92, peacefully stepped from this life into eternal life with Jesus on July 13, 2016. Maxine was born November 4, 1924 in Pleasant Grove, Texas to Ernest and Lorena Lanmon. More...

Marcelo Segura- Rodriguez

Funeral services for Marcelo Segura-Rodriguez, 57, of Giddings, were held Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana Church in Giddings with Rev. Carlos Chavez officiating. More...

Virleen Birkelbach Fischer

Funeral services for Virleen Fischer, 92, of Giddings, were held on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

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