September 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Home Burglars Take Loaded Gun Safe

On Wednesday, August 26, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a resident who reported her residence, located on CR 323 in Lexington, had been burglarized earlier that day. More...

Sheriff’s Office Deals with Burn Ban Violations

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to several burn ban violations last week. On August 25, Deputy Flores was dispatched to CR 329 in Lexington after a concerned citizen reported people burning brush. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 24, 2015 A motorist reported 4 large cows out on FM 180 @ FM 1697. Deputy Holloway and Deputy Jessup located them and ran them into a pasture. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 25, 2015 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 2, 2015Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

New Ladies’ Bible Study

Have you ever felt betrayed or hurt? God knows the pain we cause each other and longs to help us learn to practice forgiveness. Come join us for a 6-week journey, learning about grace and forgiveness through Joseph’s story. More...

Photo

Rae Lynn Maass-Beck is seen scanning the crowd during the Fedor Fish Fry auction, while helping spot potential bidders for Auctioneer Keith Bexley (background). PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

Just a Thought.......

You and I know that what makes this country run is not Wall Street and the Elites. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Win Consolation Gold

The Lady Eagles played their final tourney of the season last weekend in Groesbeck. On Friday they defeated Sweetwater 22-25, 25-19, 25-18 to open the tourney in pool play. They popped Bosqueville 25-17, 25-6 in their second match. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Giddings

Lexington and Giddings played to a near stand off Tuesday night. Giddings came out the victor in all three games, by the narrowest of margins. Lexington would make a run, then Giddings would run off a few points. More...

Teague Top Eagles 62-23

Teague came out scoring against the Eagles last Thursday night, although not as fast as last season. They still put plenty of crooked numbers on the scoreboard. It started at the coin toss, with Teague winning the toss and electing to receive. More...

Cousins’ Argument Ends with One Injured and the Other Jailed

Two cousins who live off FM 1697 in the Ledbetter area got into what one of them described as “an argument over stupid stuff” that ended with one cousin suffering a head injury and the other being sent to jail for assault – family v More...

Counterfeit Cash Found in Lexington

The Lexington Police Department is investigating two separate incidents of counterfeit twenty dollar bills showing up in the city last week. More...

Governor Abbott Celebrates Return Of Blue Bell At Texas Capitol

On Monday, Governor Greg Abbott welcomed the return of Blue Bell ice cream at the Texas Capitol. Monday was the first day Blue Bell ice cream became available in select markets, including Austin. More...

General Stories

One Sentenced in District Court

One man was sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on August 24, 2015, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

Lee County Texas Retired Teachers

The Lee County Texas Retired Teachers are planning a fall meeting on Sept. 15, 9:30 am at First Presbyterian Church in Giddings. All retired public educators are invited to attend! More...

Dear Editor

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Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.......

OLD TIMES

What fun it is to listen to folks talking about old times—stories that I haven’t heard—well not many times before. More...

Chef's Corner

Creamy Egg Strata

½ (16 oz.) French bread loaf, cubed (about 5 cups)6 Tbsp butter, divided2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Swiss cheese½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese1/3 cup chopped onion1 tsp minced garlic3 Tbsp flour1 ½ cups chicken broth¾ cup dry white wineSalt and pep More...

Grandma's Brag

Pictured above are (back) Tyler Organ, John Smart, (front) Carter Organ, Miller Organ, and Joseph Smart. They are the children of Rodney and Michelle Organ of Lakeway, and Jennifer and Scott Smart of Greenville, South Carolina. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Successful First Week of the 2015-16 School Year More...

The Elementary PTO Hosted A Workday

The Elementary PTO hosted a workday to help spread gravel on the elementary school track and to clean up the play ground for the new school year. More...

John Cyrier’s Capitol update:

Making schools and teachers a priority

Monday, August 31, 2015 For many families across our district, the past two weeks have been quite busy with back-to-school preparations. More...

Obituaries

Mary Jane Deal

Mary Jane (Garrie) Deal was born on December 9, 1943 in Sheffield, Alabama to Joseph Franklin Garrie, Sr. and Earline (Coggins) Garrie. She was baptized in Littlefield Lake in Tuscumbia, Alabama as a child. More...

Irving Floeck

Irving Floeck was born on May 11, 1929 in Houston, Texas to Adolph & Margaret (Stich) Floeck. He married Eleanor (Fisher) Knight on September 17, 1965 in Houston. More...

Hermine Emma Louise Zoch

Hermine Emma Louise (Menzel) Vogel Zoch was born on November 22, 1910 in Serbin, Texas, the daughter of Gerhard and Martha (Wukasch) Menzel. She was baptized on December 4, 1910 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Serbin by Rev. M.W. More...

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