May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Grand Jury Hands Down 44 Indictments on 43 People

The Lee County Grand Jury convened on April 27 to consider a huge docket that involved 43 people for 44 charges. Gilbert Michael Segovia, 17 of Giddings, was indicted for assault of a public servant. More...

American Legion to Host 21 Gun Salute

The Lexington American Legion will host their annual Memorial Day Ceremony and 21 Gun Salute this Sunday, May 27, at 3 p.m. on the Square in downtown. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 14, 2018 A motorist reported seeing a vehicle near the tree line and skid marks on FM 696 in Lexington. She was not able to give a vehicle description. Deputy Flores advised that the vehicle was from earlier in the day when a vehicle hit a hog. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 14, 2018  Chief Walton received a call in the 500 block of N. Rockdale in reference to a child custody case.  May 15, 2018  Chief Walton took a report of stolen license plates in the 400 block of Ave C. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 23, 2018Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.   More...

Church

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Rob Kellenberger is seen flipping pancakes the morning of Homecoming at the Lexington United Methodist Church for their annual pancake breakfast. More...

The Rosy Side

It’s always a little funny to me that Pentecost and Graduation happen around the same time. They’re both occasions centered on equipping and sending forth. More...

One man’s trash

An airport janitor in South Korea just might become a genuine mega-millionaire in six months time. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edwin Herman Unger Jr.

Funeral services for Edwin “Ed” Unger Jr., 90, of Smithville, Texas, were held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Winchester, Texas with Rev. Henry Wied officiating. Edwin Herman Unger Jr. More...

Benny Rogers

Memorial services for Benny Rogers, age 76 of Rockdale will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 in the Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Rockdale with Pastor Stephen Ammons officiating. There will be no visitation. More...

Archie F. Elmore

Archie F. Elmore passed away at his home in Elgin, Texas, on Sunday, May 13th. He is survived by his loving and caring wife, Geralyn Elmore, and left us just one day after the couple celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary.  More...

Graduation Ceremonies Planned

Lee County high schools will host their graduation ceremonies over the next week. Lexington High School will host their ceremony this Saturday night, at 8 p.m. at Eagle Field. More...

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The Lexington Youth Baseball and Softball Association held their closing ceremonies last Saturday. More...

LISD to Hold Public Meeting

Lexington Independent School District will host a public meeting on June 11 at 6:15 to discuss the school district’s budget that will determine the tax rate that will be adopted by the Board of Trustees. More...

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Allen Retzlaff was surrounded by his family last Wednesday evening as Candace Walch administered the Oath of Office during his swearing in as Mayor of Lexington. More...

General Stories

Five Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced on May 1 in the 21st District Court of Lee County with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  Sashay Dominique Ford, 30 of Columbus, Texas, was sentenced to 180 days in the Lee County Law Enforcement Center (LC More...

Thieves Do Thousands in Damage

On Monday, May 14, Precinct 4 Commissioner Steven Knobloch and his crew arrived to work only to find five pieces of their equipment damaged and missing batteries.  More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

May 18, 1848 – (Houston) Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register: As of April 18, 1848, Caldwell was still the only post office in Burleson county (which then included all of the current northern Lee county).   More...

Chef's Corner

Three Herb Chicken and Mushrooms

We are hearty eaters at our house and we enjoy a variety of foods. I will share some of these with you over the weeks to come.   More...

Open Stage

This week, I’m acting as the foreign correspondent for your hometown newspaper and writing this column in Rome, Italy. I’m taking a short sabbatical from the perils and pleasures of writing (at least ostensibly) about the arts. More...

School

From the Superintendent

As we enter the week of graduation, I am reflective on what that moment is for the students, the staff and the parents. Thank you to the senior parents who have let us be a part of your child’s life. More...

LHS Graduate Candidates

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Sports

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Sam Perry and Grace Patschke were named Overall Most Valuable Players at the LAA’s Annual Athletic Banquet. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Eagles All-District Honors

District 20 announced honors for the recently completed baseball season. Lexington Eagles earning accolades were: Offensive MVP – Walker Hess, Defensive MVP-Sam Perry. More...

Lady Eagles Get SB Honors

Lexington’s Kylie Hobbs was voted the Offensive MVP of District 20 softball. Kinzi Jo Leon was voted the Newcomer of the year in the same balloting by district coaches.  Hobbs led the Lady Eagles offensively with 13 homeruns and 48 RBIs. More...


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