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Schumann Going to World Championship

Charles Schumann of Dime Box competed in the USA Shooting National Championships last month. It was held in Colorado Springs, Co at the US Olympic Shooting Park on Fort Carson. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 22, 2015 A resident at Westwood Villa Apartments called and advised that someone was at her home and she wanted him to leave but he refused. Deputy Grover and Deputy Flores respond to the call. The subject left the property. More...

Lexington Police Report

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015 Order of Eastern Star Breakfast - Lexington Masonic Lodge 7:30-10:00 More...

Church

Vacation Bible School

As the summer continues to mosey though the calendar weeks, the area Vacation Bible Schools also continue, providing a long list of activities. This past week, St. More...

Cooking for the Kids

One of the things children attending Vacation Bible School look forward to each day are the snacks that get served! These five ladies were in charge of serving last Thursday at the VBS held at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington. More...

Just a Thought.......

Finally, somebody got race relations right. And, it was led by Christians. In response to the Charlottesville tragedy, Christians of all colors came together to speak of love and forgiveness and unity. There were no riots. More...

Obituaries

John “Johnny” C. Tonn Jr.

Services for John “Johnny” Tonn Jr., 54 of Giddings, are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen & Rev. Tim Edwards officiating. More...

Daniel “Dan” Monroe Elkins

Daniel Monroe Elkins was born at home on the family farm in Bloomington, Texas on May 21, 1922 the son of Edward Lee Elkins and Fannie Lavana (Wynn) Elkins. More...

Clarence Krenek

Clarence Krenek was born November 20, 1930 in Fayetteville to Willie and Christina (Orsak) Krenek. He attended school in Haw Creek and Willow Spring schools. On May 5, 1952 he and Lillian Cmajdalka were married in Fayetteville. More...

High Speed Chase on FM 112

On Wednesday, June 24, shortly after midnight, Officer West with the Lexington Police Department was advised by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office to be on the lookout for a white Chevrolet pickup that was heading into Lee County from Williamson C More...

Busy Docket for Grand Jury

The Lee County Grand Jury worked through a busy Docket last Thursday, indicting 17 people for charges ranging from gun trafficking to forgery. Ruben A. Carrillo, Jr., 36 of Austin, was indicted for possession of a firearm by a felon. More...

Enter the Favorite Pet Picture Contest!

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4th of July Events

Lexington - Saturday at 5:30at Lexington Park - Vendors - BounceHouses - Food and Fireworks More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

There has been a lot of talk about flags lately. Or, should I say, one flag. The one that represented the Southern States in the great Civil War. It is being relegated to museums. More...

Meet Your School Board Members

Pictured at the left are members of the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees. From left to right, they are Scott Sanders - Vice- President, Dave Roussel, Stacey Stamport, Dr. More...

Bluebonnet Offices Will Be Closed In Observance Of Independence Day

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. More...

Community News

Towns Around

Bastrop Fireworks More...

Photo

Kyler Todd Beisert, a 2011 graduate of Lexington High School, received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University at the Ferrell Center in Waco during the Spring Commencement exercises on May 16. More...

Giddings Public Library News

The library has many new books and CDs of all kinds. Come by and check out the new titles. More...

Sports

Who is #1 in Texas

After reading Texas Football, it seems that the tide has turned to the private schools, Baylor and TCU. Those two schools have the top returning players and the top prospective newcomers. Baylor beat TCU last year to win the conference championship. More...

Sports Thoughts

They claim to draw new brackets each year, but I think the Little League directors just use last season’s brackets for all the teams in the double elimination format. Is Giddings the #18 team in the state in 4A? More...

District 13 All-Stars

The Lee County All-Stars in the 7 year olds and the 7 & 8 year olds lost to Sealy by scores of 15-14 and 12-2, respectively. The 7-year old softball team lost out to Weimar 8-4. More...

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