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LVFD Protects Surrounding Property

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department protected other RV’s at Sonny’s RV Park after a vacant RV caught fire Saturday morning at about 10:15. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

A friend of mine tells me about an interesting Biblical conversation between God and Abraham. In the story, Abraham is pleading with God to spare the wicked city of Sodom. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

by Chef Deedle Herb-Roasted Potatoes Poupon

Pardon me, do you have what it takes to make potatoes like these? Try this tasty side dish. 5 tbsp Grey Poupon Dijon Mustard2 Tbsp. olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced2 tsp. Italian seasoning6 medium red potatoes, cut into chunks More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Recently I had a very pleasant surprise. It was two-fold. First, I received an old-fashioned, through the mail, thank-you. That in itself was enough to make my day. However, what really lifted me was the thank you itself. More...

Photos

Children who attended Holy Family Catholic Church’s Vacation Bible School earlier this month learned all about “Weird Animals” and where they learned that Jesus’ love is one o More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Wordless Conversations David was clipping along just fine. In the prime of life (his 30’s), he was enjoying his job, his son, and his friends. All was great except for a persistent, nagging pain in his side. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Nip Burton in 5

The Lexington Lady Eagles and the Burton Lady Panthers battled evenly Tuesday night, August 12, in the opening game of the season. Lexington was able to nip Burton in five games 3-2. Burton won the first game 19-25. More...

Eagles 1st 2014 Scrimmage

The Lexington Eagles had mixed results in their scrimmage with Caldwell and Taylor Friday evening. The first series the Eagles played saw Caldwell move the ball easily against the Eagle defense. More...

Lexington Eagle Football Coaching Staff

Pictured from left to right are D.K. Miller, Mike Williams, Jenner Jones, Athletic Director Kirk Muhl, Michael Brown, Chris Koester, Dylan Conway, and Breck Holman. More...

Lexington EDC Proposes $52,500 Budget for 2014/15

Lexington’s EDC, which has just over $200,000 in the bank and an annual income of approximately $60,000, presented their proposed budget for the 2014/2015 year to the Lexington City Council last Wednesday. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indictments

The Lee County Grand Jury released the names of thirteen people indicted on August 8, 2014. Jeremy Lee Becker, 23 of Giddings, was indicted for theft of firearm. More...

Nine Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County recently, with the Honorable Judges Reva Towslee Corbett and Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Coming Events

Fedor Fish Fry The Annual Fedor Fish Fry will happen on Saturday, August 23, at their Fish Fry grounds located off FM 1624 west of Lexington. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 11, 2014 Giddings Police Department requested assistance with a prowler call on South Caldwell Street. Deputy Ray and Deputy Ledenbach responded. A caller reported that he hit a deer, but had already left the scene. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 11, 2014 Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to a physical disturbance in the 100 block of Gary St. Upon arrival, Cpt. Wooldridge met with the victim and the suspect, identified as Pamela Burgess. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

A strange thing happened to me last week. I decided to take a different route on my way home from City Hall. As I proceeded West on 4th. St., there was a large white goat in the middle of the road. I slowed down and it came right to my car. More...

Livestock Forage Disaster Program

According to Levi F. Garlick, County Executive Director for the Lee/Fayette County Farm Service Agency, sign-up for the USDA Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) is currently underway. More...

Lexington City Council Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

School

4-H Kick-Off Meeting & Awards Program

The 2014-2015 4-H Kick- Off Meeting and Awards Program will be held on Sunday, August 24, at 2 pm, on the grounds of the Lincoln Community Center in Lincoln. More...

Lexington Elementary Gets Ready for School!

Here’s one last look at some of the elementary school children from last year, each of them having been given at least one award at the end of school Awards Ceremony last May. More...

Obituaries

Leona Riffe

December 5, 1919 - August 16, 2014

Laura Leona (Cox) Riffe was born on December 5, 1919 in Spicewood, Texas to Virgil & Willie (Beebe) Cox. She married Joe Alvin Riffe on August 21, 1936 in Austin, Texas. More...

Wanda Eleonora Mitschke

November 2, 1913 - August 16, 2014

Wanda Eleonora Schulz Mitschke was born on November 2, 1913 in Winchester, Texas to Gottlieb Schulz and Marie (Zoch) Schulz, one of their eight children. She was baptized on November 9, 1913 at St. More...

Wilhelm “Willie” Albert Mittasch

February 10, 1930 - August 10, 2014

Wilhelm “Willie” Albert Mittasch was born on February 10, 1930 in Giddings, Texas to John Ernst Mittasch and Anna Amalia (Kalbas) Mittasch. He was baptized on February 23, 1930 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. G.W. More...

 













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