December 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington’s Crafty Christmas

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce will play host to the 4th Annual Crafty Christmas this Saturday, December 8, at the Lexington Park Building. More...

Christmas Open House

The Giddings Library will host a Christmas Open House and Customer Appreciation this Friday, December 7, beginning at 10 am. Carolers will entertain the crowd with traditional Christmas musical selections and Santa will be on site from 3:30 to 5:30. More...

Walton Pleas No Contest

On Tuesday, 27 November 2018, the 21st District Court of Lee County, presided over by the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett, accepted a plea from former Lexington Chief of Police, Ted Walton. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

November 26, 2018  Burleson County Sheriff’s Office advised they received a 911 call from a male subject having difficulty breathing. Deputy Jessup and Deputy McAnally checked on the male subject on PR 1254A and advised he was fine.  More...

Lexington Police Report

November 26, 2018  Corporal Landrum assisted a motorist with a vehicle unlock.  November 27, 2018  Corporal Landrum was contacted by Lexington High School Administration about several students smelling like marijuana. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Who Are These Men With You?

When God speaks, we should listen. When God asks a question, we should pay close attention. Maybe we can learn from the questions He asks to others. God had an interesting question for Balaam in Numbers 22. More...

Special Christmas Services

Advent Vespers Service Wed., December 5, 2018 Holy Trinity Lutheran Church FM 1624 @ CR 309 Fedor – 7 p.m.  Advent Vespers Service Wed., December 12, 2018 St. More...

School

From the Superintendent

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! I love the Christmas season, and it is here! It seems that every year, this season brings with it a spirit of joy, giving, and excitement. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lorine Irene Bamsch

Funeral services for Lorine Bamsch, 95, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda, Texas with Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier officiating. More...

Patricia “Jane” Isbell

Graveside services for Patricia “Jane” Isbell, 92 of Blue, Texas, were held on Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Isbell Family Cemetery in Blue with Pastor David Atwood officiating. More...

Edgar Louis “Bob” Herzer

Edgar Louis “Bob” Herzer, age 87 of Georgetown, formerly of Rockdale, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Georgetown, days shy of his 88th birthday. More...

County Told Repairs Could Cost up to $5 Million

The Lee County Commissioners’ Court held a workshop on Monday to continue their discussion of the seemingly never-ending need for repairs to the Lee County Courthouse. More...

Rockdale Hopsital Closes

Monday, December 3, Little River Healthcare reported that, due to their inability to find a suitable purchaser of their hospitals in Rockdale and Cameron, they were planning to close their doors Friday, December 7. More...

Beware of Phone Scams

Sharon Tucker of Lexington reported last week she received two calls from someone claiming to be with the FBI, with a warrant for her arrest. She called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office who said they are aware of the scam. More...

LMS OAP Student Performance this Saturday

Lexington Middle School will host a free public performance of the 2018 One Act Play, The Yellow Boat by David Saar. More...

Photo

Preparing for their performance Saturday night, LMS One Act Play participants are (Top) Connor Huddleston, (Bottom Left to Right) Jack Lansford, Trinity Hendrickson, Lillian Schmidt, Caleb Huddleston, and Alexaa Patterson. PHOTO BY CODY CHURCH. More...

General Stories

LCRA to Issue Community Grants

The Dime Box Lions Foundation and Lee County will be presented with community grants Wednesday, Dec. More...

DPS and Crime Stoppers need your help!

If you have any information about the following crimes, please call Crime Stoppers at 512 472- TIPS (8477) or text “tip103 + your message” to CRIMES (274367). Your call/text/tip is anonymous and could earn you a cash reward!  More...

Impact of Addictive Behaviors

With addiction taking the national stage in the past few years due to the opioid crisis, there has been an increased focus on developing useful models in order to improve treatment and prevention protocols. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Oh Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree!

As we come into the Christmas season, we start to think of the decorations to put up in our house and most of all what tree to get. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

Dec. 1, 1868– The ( Austin) Plow Boy carried advertisements for the Lexington Hotel under the ownership of B. T. Middleton; Frank M. Mundine, dealer in Staple and Fancy Goods, Groceries & C.; A. More...

Chef's Corner

Spicy Holiday Fruit Cookies

Try these spicy fruit cookies for special family and friends this holiday season.   More...

Sports

Lexington Boys Tourney

Lexington 57 Milano 28- This was Lexington’s first game of the tourney. With the win, Lexington ended a two-year drought of losing basketball games. The Lexington Eagles started fast with 18 points in the first quarter. More...

Lady Eagles Sink Squaws 42-36

The Lady Eagles continue to show their winnng ways with a 42-36 win over the visiting Somerville Lady Yeguas Tuesday night in Lexington. The Lady Eagles were led in scoring by Shelby Ray and Megan Pace with 15 and 10 points respectively. More...

Eagles Fall to Iola in BB opener

Lexington fell to Iola Tuesday night 50-45 in early non-district basketball. The Eagles were led in scoring by Jordan Kerr and Kyle Spencer with 15 and 9 points respectively. More...


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