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Commissioners Begin Process to Set 2013 Tax Rates

The Lee County Commissioners will receive the 2013 Property Tax Rates in the Lee County General Fund during their meeting on Monday, August 12, a notice of which can be found in today’s paper. More...

Eagle Workouts Begin

Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Kirk Muhl and staff welcomed 56 prospects for the Lexington Eagle varsity football team on Monday. The Eagles started workouts at 4 pm Monday afternoon. More...

General Stories

Texas Historical Commission To Launch Cold War Oral History Series

Unknown oral histories of the Cold War abound in Texas, and before they become lost to history, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) hopes to document as many as possible by providing attendees with the necessary skills to conduct their own oral his More...

How To Secure Financial Support Through Texas Historical Commission Workshops

–Contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government entities can provide significant financial support for nonprofit organizations if they know where to find donors and how to build a relationship. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Quiche Lorraine

“Company Coming” can sometimes put my wife into a tailspin trying to think of dishes to make ahead so she can be more relaxed when the time comes for breakfast or lunch. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 7, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting –Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

By now, you know the mantra of the liberals. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“I’m Angry at God!” “My life has sucked and I’m angry at God!” Steve barked. Steve grew up in an abusive household. More...

Sports

Photo

Gene & Elan Moerbe of Dime Box are the proud grandparents of Caitlin Moerbe, seen here with Head Softball Coach, Jessica Karenke, of Navarro College. More...

THSCA Convention

The annual trek to “coaching school” is one that is an integral part of a high school coach’s year. The coaches meet in large groups to hear people like Mack Brown, Kevin Sumlin and their coordinators talk about their programs. More...

Photos

ALL PHOTOS BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Home Sales in Lexington Area Much Improved

Local real estate sales are on the rebound, according to Lexington realtor, Ginger Lina with Brokers Real Estate. More...

Emergency Burn Ban Reinstated

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer reinstated the Emergency Burn Ban that he had originally signed shortly before the 4th of July. More...

Real Property Values in Lee County Recover and Excel

The 2013 Certified Property Values by the Lee County Appraisal District show that property values in Lee County have recovered from the drop they took in 2010 and excelled beyond the previous high of that same year. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

Monday, July 29, 2013 A caller reported that some things were being taken off his property on CR A and he would like to talk with a deputy. Deputy Ray spoke with the subject and all information was taken. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 29, 2013 Chief Yarbrough took a walk-in report of a previous domestic violence situation. The complainant reported previous domestic violence and the complaint is currently under investigation. Cpt. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

It’s time again to get ready for the back to school season and it is exciting to see the students getting ready for the new fall athletic season. Best wishes to all students in the coming school year! More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library continues to offer more of our latest selections from our recent books. We just finished our Summer Reading program and it was a big success. More...

25 Years Celebrated!

Phil, as I look back with such happiness and pride upon our 25th wedding anniversary, I come to realize that every memory we have shared together, side by side, has really been a dream come true for More...

School

LES Beginning of School Activities

Mrs. Brown and her Elementary School staff are gearing up for a new school year, beginning with new student registration at the Elementary Campus, August 5 through August 8. The hours for registering are 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees held a called meeting on Monday, August 5th. Dr. More...

Obituaries

Naomi J. Sauls

December 30, 1933 - August 5, 2013

Naomi J. Sauls was born on December 30, 1933 in Doak Springs, Texas to Moulton Jackson Jr. & Lovie (Nelson) Jackson. She graduated from Prairie View A&M University and was a retired dietitian with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. More...

 













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