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Class Reunions are a huge part of Lexington’s Annual Homecoming Celebration. Pictured above, the LHS Class of 1966 gathered at the American Legion for their reunion this year. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

April 25, 2016 Deputy Flores received a complaint regarding 18 wheelers that were trespassing on private property on Hwy 290 West. The officer waited, but did not observe any trucks enter the property. He will put the property on close patrol. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 25, 2016 Officer Nunez was dispatched to Ave C and Rockdale St in reference to a possible theft. The complainant stated two subjects came onto her property and possibly stole gas. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 4, 2016Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Don’t Go Looking for Perfect”

“I’m tired of whiners and complainers. What’s there to complain about?” Wanda said, hunched over in her wheelchair. Wanda suffered from COPD and could barely breathe most of the time. She was on oxygen continuously. More...

Just a Thought.......

You are probably going to read a lot of things about mothers in this season. But, I rise to speak a word for the one talent of mothers which is often ignored, despite its overwhelming importance. More...

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Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings hosted a Night of Praise worship recently. Over 200 people attended this First Annual event that included people of all ages. More...

Obituaries

Billy “Bill” Frant Roberts

Memorial services for Billy “Bill” Roberts, 82, a longtime resident of Katy, Texas, were held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Trinity Apostolic Faith Church in Katy, Texas with Jim Fox officiating. More...

Joe Boyd Reynolds

Joe Boyd Reynolds was born on August 29, 1947 in Rockdale to C.B. and Catholean (Hilliard) Reynolds. He left his earthly home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the Seton Medical Center in Austin surrounded by his loving family. More...

Myrtle Velma Mueller

Funeral services for Myrtle Mueller, 95, of Giddings, were held on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Arson Suspected in Fire

Arson is suspected in a fire that is being investigated by the Texas Fire Marshal. More...

City Elections Saturday

Lexington will install a new Mayor on Wednesday, May 11, without having to go to the polls to do so. More...

Bluebonnet recognizes local VFDs

Bluebonnet recognized the need for more up to date fire equipment by distributing grant money to three local fire departments on this round of their Capital Improvement grants. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

If you are like me, someone of importance in your childhood taught you a painful, but ultimately true lesson: “You can’t have it both ways.” Remembering this is the number one reason that we have trouble believing the politicians. More...

Photos

In the blue-haze of the early dawn Saturday morning, you can see that part of the roof over the holding pens at the Lexington Livestock Commission was peeled back like a sardine can following the mor More...

Lexington Chamber Recognitions

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce recognized several individuals during their Annual Homecoming Celebration. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Cannellini Beans and Italian Sausage with Fennel

Sweet anise-flavored fennel is put together here with cannellini beans and mild Italian sausage for a hearty dish. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

The Container Revolution—or Evolution

When I get out a Ziploc or a plastic covered bowl I often remember wax paper wrappings. My lunch sandwiches were carefully wrapped in waxed bread wrappers. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

What is the world coming to? Send us your Grandma’s Brag pictures! It’s free and it’s a great way to help your friends keep up with how fast your kiddos are growing! Share the love! More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

This week is Teacher Recognition Week!! As I’ve stated before, Teacher Recognition Week is one of my favorite weeks of the school year. More...

Sports

Eagles End Season with a WIN

The Lexington Eagles finished the season with a 12- 2 win over Rockdale Tuesday night. Lexington swept the season series with the Tigers. Trevor Patschke had a huge night as the Eagles notched their fifth win in District 20 play on Senior Night. More...

Clemons to State!!

Keanna Clemons, Lexington’s athletic sophomore, qualified for the UIL state track meet in the Triple Jump. Clemons qualified by placing second in the Region III-3A meet held last Friday at Baylor University. More...

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A view of the field during the Regional Track Meet held at Baylor University last Friday. PHOTO BY TONYA RHODES More...

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