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Patricia Tydlacka Adcock, a Dime Box native, was sworn in as the Assistant Judge for the City of Giddings Municipal Court on January 6, 2014 by Judge Robert Lee. More...

Man Dies Unexpectedly While Visiting Friends

The Lee County Sheriff ’s Department, along with Lexington EMS and B&M Ambulance, was dispatched to the Rick Beasley property on CR 316 in Lexington on Friday afternoon sometime around 4 p.m. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 30, 2013   A motorist reported cattle out on FM 180 near FM 1697. Deputy Burns arrived on scene and the owner was already getting cows off the roadway.   More...

Lexington Police Report

December 24, 2013   Cpl. Nurse was dispatched to a reckless driver north bound on Hwy 77. Cpl. Nurse located the vehicle and made contact with the driver. After an investigation, Cpl. Nurse found the situation all clear and cleared the scene. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Credit for this column idea goes to my daughter, Jennifer, who does not make New Year’s Resolutions. More...

Lexington United Methodist Church Presents Achieve Your Financial Goals

This life-changing class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by Chuck Moore at Lexington United Methodist Church, will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the futur More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alton “Coach” Frank Campbell

August 7, 1924 - December 25, 2013

Alton Frank Campbell was born on August 7, 1924 in Clinton, Tennessee to Oscar & Coia (Turner) Campbell. He received his Master’s of Education Degree from the University of Houston. More...

Aileen Janice Faske

June 8, 1929 - December 25, 2013

Aileen Janice Iselt was born on June 8, 1929 in Fedor, TX at home to Alvin and Louise Rose (nee Noack) Iselt. On early Christmas morning, December 25, 2013 at the age of 84, she joined our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Services were at 2:00 p.m. More...

Jo Lynn Walther Tharp

June 24, 1947 - December 25, 2013

Jo Lynn (Walther) Tharp was born on June 24, 1947 in Brenham, Texas to Roy Ludwig & Lucille Frances (Bieberstein) Walther. She was baptized on July 6, 1947 and confirmed on March 26, 1961 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. More...

$20K to $100K Stolen from City of Giddings

Sometime between 5 p.m Thursday, January 2, and 5 a.m. More...

LHS Band Students in Need of New Uniforms

Lexington’s High School Band has been growing leaps and bounds and is in desperate need of new uniforms, according to band parent, Christopher Cones.  More...

Quick Change Artist Nets Over $500

A quick change artist netted between $500 and $1,500 from a Giddings convenience store on New Year’s Day, making for a pretty unhappy New Year for at least one employee.  More...

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Yes, it’s been cold, as witnessed by the fountain at the First National Bank Drive In, in Giddings. More...

Lee County Best of the Best Time is Here

It’s time for the Sixth Annual Lee County Best of the Best Reader’s Choice Awards. Consider the businesses you frequent. What about your Dentist, Doctor, CPA, or Hairdresser? Who do you know is the BEST at what they do? More...

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From the Chef’s Corner

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

If you want to try a different side dish with your Friday or Saturday night steak instead of the usual baked potatoes, try this.   More...

One Nation Under Fire

In this New Year, the nation is counting on you to “Stand Up and Make a Difference”. This means you may have to do some things you’d rather not, but so did all our heroes.  More...

Community News

Dear Editor

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From the Mayor’s Desk

City Council Regular Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.  Agenda:  1. Call meeting to order.  2. More...

On The Week OF

Week of December 26, 1873: The official election results from Burleson County had Shepherd (Dem) the winner over Dividson (Rep.) in the state senate contest. More...

School

Host an Exchange Student

World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a highly respected, nonprofit, public-benefit organization, is seeking local host families for high school boys and girls from Scandinavia, France, Germany, Italy, Thailand, China, South Korea, and the former More...

Sports

Brazos Valley CEU Conference - January 31

The 2014 Brazos Valley CEU Conference will be conducted on Friday, January 31, at the Burleson County Fairgrounds in Caldwell. More...

Florence Stampedes Lexington

The Florence Buffaloes stampeded past the Lexington Eagles Friday night 61-27. The young Eagles fell behind early in the contest and stayed there the rest of the game. Florence outscored the Eagles in every quarter, except the fourth. More...

Eagle JV Falls to Florence 46-20

The Eagle JV fell to Florence Friday night 46-20. Ty Iselt was the leading scorer for Lexington with 10 points. More...


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