May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Fair and Charcoal Challenge Opens this Thursday

Special Armed Forces Ceremony scheduled for Saturday

The Lee County Fair and Charcoal BBQ Cookoff opens this Thursday, and will run through Saturday, May 21. More...

Most Valuable Players Named at 2016 LAA Athletic Banquet

Daniel Garrison, President of the Lexington Athletic Association, welcomed everyone to the annual LAA Athletic Banquet last Monday night. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 9, 2016 A motorist reported cattle on Hwy 21, just west of CR 440. Deputy Flores was dispatched and advised that the roadway was clear. Deputy Holloway assisted a citizen on Hwy 77 North after he locked his keys in his truck. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 9, 2016 Officer Nunez assisted the Lee County Sheriff ’s Department on a loose livestock on FM 686 West. He checked the area, but was not able to locate the loose livestock. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

What you are about to read are some of the scariest words I have ever found on the Internet. As Ellwood P. Cubberley, Dean of the Stanford University School of Education, put it in 1898: More...

THEY SAID IT

“I Don’t Know”

“I don’t know,” Fred said, slowly. “Fred, how you doing today?” I asked. “I don’t know.” “How was breakfast?” I asked. More...

Engagement Announcement

The parents of Jessica Loyd and Kaeron Johnson are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, who will be married at the Truett Seminary on the Baylor University campus More...

Sports

Clemons State Medalist

About 10 seconds into the 3A State Triple Jump contest, Lexington’s Keanna Clemons leaped 37’ ¼” to set the medal standard in the event. More...

Sports Thoughts……….

The Spurs played as good as all but one team in the NBA until the playoffs. Now they are facing a dilemma as to what to do about Tim Duncan and Mano Ginobelli. Duncan is regarded as the best power forward to ever play the game. More...

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

Dylan Dussetschleger passes the baton to Nic Dillon in the Varsity 4X200 relay. ALL PHOTOS BY MARK STRAIN  More...

Shots Fired During Family Disturbance

Officer fears for safety and fires at subject

On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at approximately 9:26 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Dispatch received numerous 911 calls regarding a disturbance and shots fired in Lexington near Giddings St and 4th St, a couple of blocks northwest of downtown. More...

Graduation Ceremonies Planned

Lee County Schools will be letting out for the summer and host their graduation ceremonies within the next couple of weeks. Lexington Schools will let out on Wednesday, May 25, but graduation will not be held until June 4, at Eagle Stadium at 8 p.m. More...

Runoff Election

Early voting has started in Lee County prior to the May 24th runoff election. At stake is the position of Railroad Commissioner on both Republican and Democratic tickets. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

It is an odd thing that, at the end of the Presidency of the one who promised to unite us, our nation is more divided than ever. Clearly, as the saying goes, “there is enough blame to go around” for everyone. More...

City of Lexington Regular Meeting Minutes

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Thursday, May 12th, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: Regarding last week’s city elections: 60 citizens turned out ot vote. Lexington has several hundred registered voters. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Orange, Fig and Walnut Bars

Oranges, figs and walnuts make a bar that’s uniquely different and delicious. You can’t eat just one. 1 pkg. (18.25 oz.) orange cake mix 1 jar (10 oz.) fig preserves ½ cup canola oil 1 egg 2 cups chopped walnuts More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

The Telephone

I am the owner of a new phone. It will be a challenge to learn how to use it or not. New telephones talk, signal, remind, and frustrate. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Riley (with MacKenzie) Daughter of Patrick and Rose Beasley, granddaughter of Rick and Maggie Beasley More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

As we move towards the end of May, this time allows us to reflect on the successes that we have accomplished throughout the 2015- 16 school year. More...

Help LHS Students Reach Scholarship Goal

Sign up to donate blood on Thursday, May 19

Lexington HS invites the entire community to come and donate blood on Thursday, May 19th. Lexington HS is on track to receive a $2500 scholarship from the American Red Cross for its collection efforts during the 2015-2016 school year. More...

Photos

Donning their favorite “accessories,” Trevor Patschke and Amanda Zgabay are ready for the Lexington High School Prom, held last Saturday night. PHOTO BY JESSICA CONWAY. More...

Obituaries

Melvin Otto Krezer, Sr.

Graveside services for Melvin Krezer, Sr. 88 of Katy, Texas are scheduled for Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Germania Cemetery in Lexington, TX. More...

Richard Albert Neidig

On the evening of May 13, 2016, Richard passed away peacefully at the Serbin Serenity Home in Serbin, Texas, where he was surrounded by his loving family. Richard lived a full life of 86 years, 2 months, and 19 days. More...

John Alvin Green

John Alvin Green, 75 of Lexington passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Elgin. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Lexington Cemetery. More...

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