May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Traffic Accident Causes Short Delays on Hwy. 21

On Sunday, April 27, at about 7:30 p.m., an accident occurred on State Hwy. 21, causing it to be shut down for a short period of time, with traffic detoured to Hwy. 77.  More...

Twelve People Indicted

Twelve people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury last Friday, April 25, 2014. More...

Homecoming Schedule of Events May 1 - May 4,

Thursday MAY 1st  6:00 PM - LITTLE LEAGUE GAMES 7:00 PM - COMMUNITY SING 7:30 PM STREET DANCE   More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 21, 2014  A caller advised that she was having issues with her son on FM 180. Deputy Jirasek and Sergeant Carvin responded. It was a verbal argument and all parties are ok. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 21, 2014   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 30, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, May 1, 2014   More...

Church

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church Homecoming

Members, former members and friends of Knobbs Springs Baptist Church please take note. Homecoming is Sunday May 4, 2014. Cary Todd will be preaching. Scott Jones will be leading the music and singing a solo. Jennie Jones will be singing a solo. More...

This is the fourth in a series of five articles about people with brain injuries who were helped by HBOT. What the heck is HBOT? Read on.......

‘…I want my Brain back’   That’s part of the title of a recent, compelling book by Dan Greathouse. Dan is someone who has recovered from his brain injury. His happened over 22 years ago, in 1991.  More...

Lexington UMC Celebrates Heritage Sunday

Lexington United Methodist Church celebrated Heritage Sunday on April 27th. The church had children’s Sunday School, Worship Service, and a picnic lunch at Early Chapel Cemetery.  More...

Sports

Eagles Fall Short of Playoffs

The Lexington Eagles and Academy Bees went into Friday’s contest knowing the winner would go to the playoffs and the loser would stay home. Lexington tried mightily, but it just wasn’t to be, as Academy won the game 7-4. More...

Eagles Nip Jarrell 5-4

Set up Play in Next Game

Lexington defeated Jarrell, Tuesday night, to set up Friday’s game with Academy as a “do or end” the season scenario. Lexington fell behind early, due to mistakes, and then battled back to top the 2012 state champions.  More...

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Ryan Garrison and Nathanael Clifford retrieve a ball hit in the gap between the outfielders. More...

School Facilities Committee Struggles with Decision

The Lexington ISD Facilities Committee met on Tuesday, April 29th to vote on a decision for repairing the High School, which has suffered substantial foundation problems over the course of several years. More...

Criminal Mischief Goes Hog Wild!

A 19 year old man from Lexington was arrested on Monday, April 28, in reference to a complaint regarding a hog. More...

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Avid gardener, and member of the Lexington Garden Club, Ruth Marquardt, stands in front of a huge antique rose bush that she planted four years ago. More...

Early Voting Continues in City Election

Early voting for the upcoming City Election is being held at City Hall, through Tuesday, May 6. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

We live in the only nation on God’s Green Earth where people are dying to get in.  We live in a country where the police have to have a very good reason to enter your home, and others cannot be there at all, without your permission.  More...

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Community News

Donut Shop Gets Extreme Make Over

Lexington’s Donut Shop was. And now it isn’t. But soon it will be! The building was demolished last week, but the owner promises to build it newer and better, reopening in July! More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

On behalf of myself and the City of Lexington, Welcome to the 49th Annual Lexington Homecoming!  More...

On The Week OF.......

IN SEARCH OF MORE OF LEXINGTON’S HISTORY

Can you help uncover hidden Lexington and Lee County history?   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

We are down to the last month of school, but our staff is working hard to continue to keep our students engaged and focused on instruction. More...

Kindergarten Round-Up Backpack Winners

Lexington Elementary School held its annual Pre Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration the week of April 14 through April 17. We also held a “Meet the Teachers Night” on Monday, April 14th. More...

Blinn to Build in College Station

The Blinn College Board of Trustees approved a purchase contract for 53.8 acres, including a 180,000 square-foot research facility, to accommodate the College’s skyrocketing enrollment at its regular board meeting last week.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Douglas M. Buchorn

July 10, 1930 - April 27, 2014

Funeral services for Douglas Buchorn, 83, of Houston, Texas are pending at this time.  Douglas Max Buchorn was born on July 10, 1930 in Dime Box, Texas to Max Fred Buchorn and Marie Henrietta (Karcher) Buchorn. More...

Dennis Wayne Dube

June 12, 1955 - April 26, 2014

Dennis Wayne Dube, 58, of Giddings passed away unexpectedly at his home in Giddings on Saturday morning, April 26, 2014. Born on June 12, 1955, Dennis was the third child of Werner and Lydia (Richter) Dube.  More...

Carolyn Marie Lewis

October 23, 1961 - April 23, 2014

Carolyn Marie Eschberger Lewis was born on October 23, 1961 at Lee Memorial Hospital in Giddings, Texas to Harry & Gertrude (Albrecht) Eschberger. She married Michael R. Goff on April 26, 2008. More...


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