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Brenham Man Gets 10 Years Plus

Two others sentenced in District Court

Derrick Wayne Lewis, 41 from Brenham, was sentenced last week in the 21st District Court of Lee County with the Honorable Judge Terry L. Flenniken presiding. More...

General Stories

American Competition and Innovation Begins in the Classroom

Over the past month, families across Texas have readied their children for the new school year. Supplies and back-to-school clothes have been bought. Fall sports and marching band practice are well underway. More...

Random Acts and Tacos

To the man who reached out and gave me a taco. thank you! People in every city and town, all over the world perform random acts of kindness every day. These acts are random which means they can happen to anyone at any time. More...

Vacationing in New Mexico

Evon Hutson of Lexington and Judy (Hutson) Spitzenberger of Giddings, Texas flew to New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment for a few days to visit relatives and friends. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 15 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

Church

Banners for Special Events

Many churches today feature not only beautiful stained glass windows in their santuaries, but lovely banners similar to the one seen in this picture at the left. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Open District Play

Lexington’s Lady Eagles opened District 27AA play with a four-game win over Academy Friday afternoon. Lexington topped Academy by winning the first, second and fourth games in the match. The winning scores were: 25-17, 25-14, and 25-17. More...

Eagles Smoke Bees 33-0

The Lexington defense played one of the stingiest games ever seen as the Eagles remained undefeated at 3-0. The defense allowed just seven-yards of total offense to the Division I-2A Academy team. More...

State Power RTC Tops Lexington

In a match that only featured varsity teams, Round Top-Carmine beat Lexington in three games 17- 25, 22-25, 9-25. Coach Tiffany Robertson said, “The first two games we played well. More...

City Adopts Balanced Budget Without Tax Increase

The Lexington City Council adopted a balanced budget for their fiscal year October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011, at their regular council meeting on Wednesday, September 8, 2010. More...

A new fall soccer season has begun and members of the U12 Lee County Angels started their run with two wins! Pictured above are members of the team. Left to right, they are Natasha Thiele, Courtney Strain, Vivian Ratcliff, Hannah Kipp, Janay Wilson, Jasmi

On Wednesday September 8, 2010, at 9:37 p.m. the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call for welfare concern on Barbara Scallions. More...

County Lowers Tax Rate

On Monday, September 13, the Lee County Commissioners set the tax rate for the upcoming year at $0.6030 per $100 valuation, a reduction from the current year’s rate $0.6378. More...

Lexington EDC Selects New Directors

On Wednesday, September 8, the Lexington City Council approved the EDC’s selection of new directors, whose terms begin October 1, 2010. More...

Police

Lexington Police Report

August 2010

Offenses Investigated 08 Incidents 19 Arrest Misdemeanor 03 Arrest Felony 03 Assist Other Agencies 07 Calls to L.I.S.D. More...

Sheriff’s Report

September 6, 2010 A motorist reported that a vehicle was in the ditch at Hwy 77 @ CR 327. Deputy Liles was dispatched and located the vehicle. The driver was sleepy and pulled over to take a nap. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

SPECIAL MEETING The Lexington City Council will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010, at 5:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Agenda: Call meeting to order. Welcome guest. Citizen input. More...

Czech Roots and Fruitful Memories

The Texas Czech Genealogical Society announces details for its upcoming Czech Roots and Fruitful Memories event to be held September 25, 2010 at the Caldwell Civic/Visitor Center. More...

Garden Club News

Keeton Ehring, Lee County Extension Agent, gave a very informative presentation on Rainwater Harvesting at the September 9th Garden Club meeting. More...

School

Staying Fit in Tandem

Lexington Elementary students have learned how to use hoola hoops another way to help stay fit! More...

Schumann Recognized

Sigma Alpha Lambda is proud to announce that Ethan Clay Schumann of Dime Box has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at Texas A & M University. More...

Obituaries

Ricky Baird

August 6, 1964 - September 6, 2010

Ricky Baird was born August 6, 1964 in Taylor to Gene and Carolyn (Rieger) Baird. He was one of six children. Ricky graduated from Thorndale High School in 1982 and lived most of his life in the San Gabriel area. More...

Sharon Cornelius

September 15, 1959 - September 7, 2010

Sharon was born September 15, 1959 in Houston to Waymon and Dorothy (Rutland) Clare. She lived the past 14 years in Rockdale, moving here from Lexington. She enjoyed camping. More...

Katherine “Katie” Irene Dube

August 23, 1915 - September 9, 2010

Katie passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange. More...














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