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Texas Farm Bureau’s 500,000th Member is a ‘New Texan’

Marty and Jean Antholzner are not native Texans. Put them in the category of Texans who “got here as fast as they could.” They are “new Texans,” natives of upstate New York. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 11, 2013 A motorist reported several cows out on CR 309 near PR 3092 in Lexington. Deputy Ray removed the cattle from the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 11, 2013 Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the 8700 block of Hwy 77 in reference to an elderly female who had fallen down. Cpt. Wooldridge, along with other subjects, assisted lifting the female subject without incident or injury. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Little Things That Become Huge   Peggy was a delight to visit with. She was engaging and witty – a great conversationalist. More...

Just a Thought.......

This is a tale of two words. The first is quite familiar. Discussion. More...

Sports

Franklin Foils Lady Eagle Spikers

The Lexington Lady Eagles picked a bad night to have an off game. The Lady Eagles were out of sync most of the night last Saturday, letting balls fall between them as they looked at one another. More...

Lady Eagles Given Volleyball Honors

Madison Bexley was selected the Defensive MVP of District 22-AA in a vote by district coaches at the conclusion of the volleyball season. Karsen Ross and Meghann Wrinkle were voted to the first team by opposing coaches. More...

Lady Eagles BB Season Starts

The Lady Eagle basketball season started in Weimar. Then they hosted Holland Monday night before playing in the Cameron Tourney this past weekend. The Lady Eagles are starting the season late due to the successful volleyball season.  More...

The First Step for Completing Divided 290 for Lee County

Judge Paul Fischer reported this week that he, along with Commissioners Doug Hartfield and Maurice Pitts, would like to announce that the first step toward getting Highway 290 made into a four-lane, divided highway, on the west side of Lee County, ha More...

Local Family Loses Home in a Fire

The Dime Box Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the Sharon Christmas residence, located at 1109 PR 8062, late last Friday evening for a house fire. More...

Florida Man Among Those Sentenced

A man from Coca, Florida was sentenced last Thursday, November 14, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie with Crunchy Pecan Streusel Topping More...

One Nation Under Fire

There is a lot of talk these days about reinstating the draft for military service. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Daughter of Gena Hargrove of Lexington, Granddaughter of Jimanne Kubiak of Lexington, and Great-Granddaughter of Rosa Gene Lewis of La Grange More...

Community News

Sips ’n Sweets

Sips of various kinds of coffee and samplings of tasty sweets will be on hand for those attending the second annual Sips ’n Sweets Coffee Tasting event sponsored by the Giddings Associates of the Seton Development Board on Saturday, November 23 More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

On The Week OF

Week of November 21, 1883: The Bastrop Advertiser printed a letter claiming two petrified bodies had recently been found in a creek bottom west of Lexington. More...

School

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Sydney Carter competed at the District 1 FFA Competition and placed Second in Sr. Creed Speaking. Sydney will be advancing to the Area competition later this month. Congratulations Sydney! More...

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s and B’s   More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Last year at this time I wrote about one of the steps that our secondary schools took to foster our students’ social and emotional well being through Rachel’s Challenge under the direction of Ms. Brittney Brockenbush. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Greg & Jeremy Gold

Died November 12, 2013

“There’s a bond that brothers know, and it gets stronger as they grow. A love that time and miles can’t come between. More...

Bertha A. Foerster

April 4, 1931 - November 13, 2013

Bertha A. Foerster was born on April 4, 1931 to Alvin Schneider and Gertie (Lay) Schneider in Fedor, TX. She was baptized on April 12, 1931 at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington. More...

Yetta Henderson-Glover

May 29, 1974 - November 8, 2013

Yetta LaVett Henderson was born May 29, 1974 in Dallas, Texas to the late Charles Lee Henderson Sr. and Imagene Davis Henderson.  More...


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