July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Officer Goes Above and Beyond

Most of us think of police officers as enforcers of the law, which, of course, they are. However, they are also community supporters, helping in ways that often go unnoticed. Last Saturday, one of Lexington’s finest did just that.  More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 9, 2018  Several motorists reported an 18-wheeler stalled out on FM 696 blocking traffic. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 9, 2018  Corporal Landrum conducted a follow up on a runaway juvenile reported to Officer Reyna. The child was safe and with family.  Corporal Landrum was dispatched to a reckless driver complaint. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

BIG HOUSE Dolls up the Town

Lexington United Methodist Church was host to a BIG HOUSE mission group June 28-July 1. BIG HOUSE is an acronym which stands for Believing in God, Helping Others Understand through Service Everywhere. More...

Church Brief

Meals on Wheels

Morning Star Baptist Church, located on FM 3403 in Doak Springs, began their Meals on Wheels program on July 17. If you would like a meal, please call 979- 212- 1663 for more information. More...

Banana Seats and Jesus

I was six years old when I learned how to ride a bike. It was a classic with a banana seat and chopper style handlebars. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Tommy Oliver

Memorial services for Tommy Oliver, 60 of Giddings, Texas are pending at this time.  Tommy Oliver was born on April 28, 1958 in Tallahassee, Florida to Moses and Florence (Powell) Oliver. He graduated from Hillsborough High School.  More...

Judge Calls for Public Involvement

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer is calling for the public to get involved in helping to convince the Texas Department of Transportation to make Highway 290, from the Bastrop County line to the Washington County Line, a divided highway. More...

Appraisal District to Hold Public Meeting

The Lee County Appraisal District will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 25, at 8:30 a.m. at their offices, located at 898 East Richmond Street, Suite 100, in Giddings. More...

Woman Seriously Injured After Being Run Over

Accidental incident sends her to critical care unit

Friday afternoon, July 13, at about 2 p.m. Donald and Lucille Leitko of Dime Box were on their property, beginning to load hay when something went terribly wrong.  More...

Interim Chief Announced

Monday morning, Mayor Allen Retzlaff announced that an interim police chief has been hired for the City of Lexington. More...

General Stories

Lee County EXTENSION NEWS

Preserving the Harvest - Can Now, Eat Later w  More...

More Businesses Backing the Blue

Bexley Land and Cattle, Herk’s Country Store and Grill, and City Meat Market are all strong supporters of all law enforcement, both here at home and across our great land.  More...

Help Keep Your Child Safe – Give Your Child A Boost!

Caution: Don’t Move Your Child to a Seat Belt Too Soon

On Tuesday, July 31, from 8:30 – 11:00 am there will be a Booster Seat Inspection and Installation by Appointment Only. Contact the Lee County Extension Office at 979-542-2753 to set up an appointment time.  More...

Community News

In The Garden

Cash crops in Lee County

Do you know what the state fruit of Texas is? Neither did I, so, I looked it up. It’s the Ruby Red Grapefruit. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

July 19, 1848 – Austin Texas Democrat: “A large bay horse was taken up by James Shaw, String Prairie, and estrayed before justice of the peace J. A. McMurry. It appraised at seventy-five dollars, by Adan Lawrence and W. A. King. More...

Chef's Corner

Party Poppers

Looking for s simply delicious appetizer? Your quest will be totally satisfied with this recipe!  12 medium or large jalapeno chiles 1 (8 oz.) package of cream cheese, softened 1 cup finely chopped cooked chicken 2 Tbsp. More...

School

From the Superintendent

The summer temperatures are really getting warm, but that is not stopping us at LISD in our work to prepare for an awesome school year. More...

Sports

Records for the Eagles

Last week we looked at records for the state. This week, we will look at the records for the Eagles. We will start with the rushing record.  More...

Photo

This was the scene high above the playing field before the start of the girls softball game in the state tourney. More...

James Washington’s Small Town Life

Jeremy Fowler, and ESPN staff writer wrote an article about James Washington, the Pittsburgh Steelers second round draft choice from Oklahoma State University and Stamford, Texas. He is a first cousin to the Washington clan near Lexington. More...


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