May 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Select Law Firm

At a relatively short Commissioner’s Court Regular Meeting on Monday, May 12, 2014, the Commissioners approved entering into a contract with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson for the collection of taxes and other legal services. More...

Lee County Fair Opens this Week

The Lee County Fair happens this week, May 15-17, 2014 at Firemen’s Park /Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Arena, located at 2495 West Hwy 290 in Giddings. The event opens on Thursday, with special pricing on the Mighty Thomas Carnival rides.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 5, 2014   A caller reported that he was driving approximately 3 miles out of Giddings on FM 2440 and noticed some cows out. He said that the gate was open. Sgt Carvin ran all the cows in and closed the gate.   More...

Lexington Police Report

May 5, 2014   More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING  The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.  Agenda:  1. Call meeting to order.  2. More...

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Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

School

LHS Prom Night

Voted Best Dressed at this year’s Lexington High School Jr. Sr. Prom

Far left are the Best Dressed Juniors Chase Chappel and Mary Beth Ross. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

After four years in Lexington, you would think I would get used to the kindness and generosity expressed by so many in our community. The overwhelming appreciation expressed to our teachers by so many parents and students was amazing!  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Malcolm “Sonny” Ray Dodd

December 7, 1934 - May 7, 2014

Malcolm “Sonny” Ray Dodd was born on December 7, 1934 in Dime Box, Texas to Ray Calvin Dodd & Elva Mildred Tisdel Dodd. He was united in marriage to Fredlyn Moerbe on August 27, 1955 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings. More...

Herman Max Ihlo

January 26, 1937 - May 9, 2014

Herman Max Ihlo was born on January 26, 1937 in McDade, Texas to Max Friedrich Ihlo and Helena Paulina (Eschberger) Ihlo. He was baptized on March 14, 1937 at St. More...

Henry “Hank” Thomas Wiederhold

Hank was born a Texan in 1953 and grew up on the family farm in Dime Box. After graduating from Lexington High School in 1972, Hank attended Blinn Junior College. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1976 with B.S. More...

Wiederhold Struck by Lightning

According to the Nacogdoches County Sheriff ’s Office, NCSO deputies arrived at the home of Hank Wiederhold, of Nacogdoches, at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 9, and discovered Wiederhold lying on the ground in his backyard. More...

LISD Overall MVP’s

The Lexington coaching staff picked Meghann Wrinkle, Kevin Letbetter, and Madison Bexley as overall MVP’s of the LISD athletic program at Monday night’s Athletic Banquet. More...

Thank you, Lord, for the Rain!

All of Lee County enjoyed some much needed rain this week, with reports of up to 6 inches. As of Tuesday morning, Serbin reported having the most rain, with six inches filling many rain gauges to over-full. More...

King and Queen

Noble Little and Olivia Griffin were selected Prom King and Queen Saturday night in Lexington. More...

General Stories

“…..returned in one piece, but not whole.....”

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

That’s how Major Ben Richards describes how he felt when he came back from Iraq in 2008. “..a part of me was still missing. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Here’s all you need to know about gun control: “The horse is already out of the barn!”  No, I don’t mean that gun control has already happened. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Callen Henry Otto   Grandson of Linda Jo (Nana) and Wesley (Grumps) Conn of Lexington and Carolyn and Darrell Vickers of  Rosebud. Great-Grandson of Joy Kornegay of  Rockdale and Leo and Dorothy  More...

Church

Burger Fundraiser at Lexington UMC

The youth of Lexington and Blue United Methodist Church will host a Burger Lunch Fundraiser on Sunday, May 18th beginning at noon at Lexington UMC’s Fellowship Hall.  Please come out and enjoy burgers, sides, dessert and tea while supporti More...

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Just a Thought.......

How fortunate we are to live in Lexington! We see it everyday, especially in times of trouble.  More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

District opponent Salado remains alive in the softball playoffs, so the All-District teams cannot be released until they win the state championship, or lose out of the playoffs. More...

Community League Baseball Results - Week 3

Winchester 8, Ellinger 1  WP: Jason Zbranek S: Colter Zoch HR: Michael Kieffer (WIN)  Serbin 10, New Ulm 5  WP: Mason Becker Mason Becker 5-6   More...


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