May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Graduation Ceremonies Scheduled

Lee County Schools will host graduation commencement ceremonies this week and next, with Lexington High School hosting their event this Saturday night, May 31, at 8 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 19, 2014  A motorist called to report that he hit a cow on Hwy 21, near CR 113 in Lincoln. Deputy Jirasek and Deputy Ray assisted with traffic control. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 19, 2014   Cpt. Wooldridge assisted Precinct 3 with traffic control on Hwy 77, while repaires were being made on Caldwell St.  May 20, 2014   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

One of the rare gifts of Lexington is the lunch table at Herk’s. You locals probably don’t think much about it, as it has always been there for you. But, as an outsider, I bring witness that you are the recipients of a blessing.  More...

Lexington Area VBS

First Baptist Church -  June 9-13; 9 a.m. to noon “Fiesta Time”  St. James & Trinity Lutheran - June 23-27 at St. James; 9 a.m. - noon  “Gangway to Galilee”  Lexington United  More...

Cowboy Church Groundbreaking

Pastor Kevin Mahr and members of the Cowboy Church of Lee County held a groundbreaking ceremony for their new church and rodeo arena at 2645 CR 117 in Lee County. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Softball Honors

Meghann Wrinkle was selected as Utility Player of the Year in voting by district coaches. Melanie Scantlin, Tayllor Lagrone, and Bailey Reynolds were selected first team alldistrict by coaches. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

The Lady Eagles did very well in All-District voting. More...

Tragic Death of Giddings Young Woman

On Saturday, May 24, at about 2:44 a.m., a caller reported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department that there was a tree on fire on the west side of the road on FM 141, approximately two miles north of Giddings. More...

Local Department Quickly Extinguishes Fires

The Lexington Fire Department used their skills to quickly extinguish two fires on Tuesday and Sunday of last week.  More...

Three from Lee County Sentenced

Three people from Lee County were sentenced on Thursday, May 15, in the 21st Judicial District Court, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

There is a new series on television. It is not easy to watch. No, it is not because it has violence, or sex, or any of the usual things. This series is difficult to see because of the harsh truth it presents. More...

Hasskarl Earns Masters Degree

Stephanie (nee Hasskarl) Haggerty was vested with her hood as a Masters of Science - Accounting from the University of Texas- Dallas on May 17th. She earned her degree with ‘Very special honors’ by having an almost perfect GPA. More...

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Community News

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From the Mayor’s Desk

We would like to congratulate all of our 2014 Lexington Graduates and wish them the very best in their new endeavors.   More...

Cowboy Up and Read!

40 Acre Wood opens registration for the 2014 Summer Reading Club

40 Acre Wood invites young buckaroos to join 40 Acre Wood’s 4th annual Summer Reading Club program. More...

School

Lexington Elementary Library Summer Reading

The Lexington Elementary Library will be open for summer reading for students who have completed grades 1- 5. The library will be open June 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 from 1:00-3:00 in the afternoon. More...

Students Plan Trip to Washington DC

Lexington Middle School students will have the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. in June 2015. More...

Sanders Excels at State

Maegan Sanders, a Junior at Lexington High School, brought home the Bronze Medal in Accounting for 2A State Academic UIL earlier this month.  While it was Maegan’s first time to compete at the State level, she excelled on her test by scori More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Diane Todd

September 24, 1956 - May 25, 2014

Mary Diane Todd, 57, of Giddings, Texas passed away Sunday morning, May 25, 2014. More...

Shirley Mae Graham

June 18, 1946 - May 20, 2014

Shirley Mae (Tipton) Graham was born on June 18, 1946 in Seattle, Washington to Autis & Edith (Smith) Tipton. She was united in marriage to Larry Graham on January 21, 1969 in Clute, Texas. More...

Lorna Jean Hawkins

June 10, 1940 - May 20, 2014

Lorna Jean Hawkins was born on June 10, 1940 in Meadville, Pennsylvania to Eugene & Arlene (Jones) Farr. She married Billy Ray Hawkins on September 13, 1970 in Ft. Worth, Texas. More...


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