June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Road Sabotage, Again

On Wednesday, June 15, Cpt. Wooldridge with the Lexington Police Department was contacted by a city employee to meet with a complainant at the intersection of Ave C and Hester St. More...

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Members of Blue Volunteer Fire Department received a check for a $50,000 grant last week from Bluebonnet Electric. Pictured above are, (L to R), Asst. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 13, 2016 Deputy West met with a complainant on CR 445 in Lincoln. She reported that she was missing a black cow and a tan bull. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time. More...

Lexington Police Report

A Thank You More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Springtime Sunny Parfait

It’s strawberry season, so put this delightful dessert on the table and enjoy! More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

First Houses/Now and Then

Young folks today get married and promptly move into new houses or at least nice houses—with at least two bathrooms. Not so in my day. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Mary-Alice Grace Moore The proud parents of this adorable “Little Miss” are Caleb and Kelcey (Brewer) Moore of Loebau, Texas. Her grandmother is Donna Brewer of Lexington and her Grandparents are Paul and Darlene Smith, also of Loebau. More...

School

Lexington High School Sophomores Receiving Awards

Pictured above are six of the top ten Sophomores at Lexington High School for the 2015-2016 School Year. More...

LHS Awards Ceremony Distributes to Sophomore Class

Other students earning recognition at the LHS Awards Ceremony included: Logan Bowen: Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management; Academic UIL Computer Science 5th Place; Academic UIL Computer Science 3rd Place Team; Silver Cord of Service. More...

Obituaries

Mary E. “Beth” Gest

Mary E. “Beth” Gest, 87 of the Gay Hill Community, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 in Round Rock. Graveside services were held on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Gest Family Cemetery in the Gay Hill Community with Rev. More...

Rose Marie Laborde

Graveside services for Rose Laborde, 83, of Austin, Texas, were held Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Germania Cemetery in Lexington. Rose Marie Laborde passed away peacefully on June 15, 2016 in Austin, Texas, following a long illness. More...

Yvonne Yount

Services for Yvonne Yount, 80 of Rockdale were held Friday, June 17, 2016 in Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Dr. Andy Pate of First Christian Church in Rockdale officiated. More...

No More Unmarked Police Cars

During a Special Called meeting held last Tuesday, June 14, by the Lexington City Council, the decision was made to sell one of the two unmarked police cars in the City motor pool. More...

Two Arrested for Controlled Substance

On Wednesday, June 15, two men were arrested in Giddings. According to the Giddings Police, at 9:20 pm, Officer Graham Carter pulled over 31 year old Daniel Bailey of Austin, and his passenger Alex Cokley 38, of Austin, on a traffic stop. More...

LPD Receives Grant from NRA

The Lexington Police Department recently was awarded a grant by the National Rifle Association (NRA), for which they originally made application late in 2015. More...

Woman arrested on Felony Warrant

At 9:00 pm on Thursday, June 16, Giddings police officers were dispatched to 2050 E Austin for a suspicious person. Upon arrival, Officer Graham Carter found a woman identified as Elizabeth Henry, 36, of Houston, inside a bus. More...

General Stories

Superintendent’s Corner

The Lexington Independent School District Board of Trustees and I joined trustees and administrators from across the state at the Texas Association of School Boards’ (TASB) Summer Leadership Institute June 16-18 in San Antonio. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Of course I am going to write about the Orlando shootings. Here is my primary response. No one deserves to die because they are different. To say otherwise is to stand with Hitler and all the other Haters of History. It is also Stupid. More...

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In the picture above, Lexington ISD’s Board of Trustees, along with LISD Superintendent of Schools, Dr. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 More...

Church

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Here a young athlete at First Baptist Church shows his kickball abilities. More...

Just a Thought.......

NOTE: You may have to read the next paragraph twice: More...

God and Country

The New Sweden Lutheran Church, 12809 New Sweden Church Road, Manor, TX, will have their annual God and Country Event (July 4th celebration) on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. More...

Sports

Summer Basketball

The Lexington boys basketball team attended the TABC (Texas Association of Basketball Coaches) Camp of Champs at Southwestern Unversity in Georgetown June 18 – 20. There were 250 campers and 26 teams from all classifications state wide. More...

Little League International Playoffs

The Lee County Leagues will begin the Little League playoffs with the ultimate goal of a trip to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The local District 13 tourneys are completed. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

Why can’t the University of Texas just take applications for the baseball coaching vacancy, post the job opening, and see who applies? Those are the people that want to coach at UT. More...

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