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Court Hears Complaints About Road Conditions

Lee County Commissioners heard from several landowners this week who live on CR 302, in the far northwest part of Lee County. More...

Relay for Life Happens Friday

The Lee County Relay for Life event happens this Friday at Buffalo Stadium in Giddings. Already, 16 teams with 232 participants have raised over $54,000 dollars for the American Cancer Society. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 2, 2014  A caller reported that an 18-wheeler was near the club house at the golf course and appeared to be stuck. Chief Deputy Lapham located the truck and reported that the driver got lost and tried to turn around. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 2, 2014  Chief Yarbrough was contacted by a complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had broken out the motion sensor light located on her business in the 300 block of Holcomb St. The total damage to the sensor was estimated at $150. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

School

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The Lee County 4-H Parent Volunteer Association announced their scholarship recipients last week. Scholarships were awarded to graduating seniors Bradly Schautschick, Trenton Blansit, Allison Kaiser, Taylor Wood and Micah Jackson. More...

Congratulations, Ethan Kleinschmidt!

Ethan Kleinschmidt graduated May 8, 2014 with a Masters of Professional Science, earning his degree in Marine Mammal Sciences at the University of Miami. More...

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s and B’s   6TH GRADE: Rylee Beddow, Rayce Brewer, Aliyana Dunn, Jessie Flowers, Layla Gardner, Faith Hatlestad, Kellyn Hervey, Kylie Hobbs, Kacie Johnson, Chesnee Lamb, Sean Mayberry, Lettie Morris, Florecita Nava, Emma Schnei More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Adam Basquez

October 21, 1962 - June 7, 2014

Adam Basquez was born on October 21, 1962 in Giddings, Texas to Epifanio & Hilaria (Villanueva) Basquez. He attended school in Giddings and was employed as a truck pusher with Hodge’s Trucking. More...

Charles Sessions Brockenbush Sr.

August 29, 1927 - June 6, 2014

Charles was born in Milam County, TX on August 29, 1927 to Edwin H. and Alice (Seelke) Brockenbush. He was baptized on October 16, 1927 at Peace Lutheran Church, Rockdale, TX and was confirmed in May, 1943, also at Peace Lutheran Church. More...

Walter Ernest Gersch

January 13, 1936 - June 7, 2014

Walter Ernest Gersch was born on January 13, 1936 in Lee County, Texas to Theodore and Olga (Steglich) Gersch. Walter was united in marriage to Laverne Verlene Zoch on April 15, 1956 at Trinity Lutheran Church in La Grange. More...

Giddings-Lee County Airport Receives $1.1 Million Grant

At the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, June 9, 2014, the Commissioners were told that the Giddings-Lee County Airport has received a $1.1 million grant from TxDOT’s Aviation Division, which will fund the construction of a new 1 More...

City Council Meeting Changed

The Lexington City Council has rescheduled their regular meeting, originally set for Wednesday, June 11, to Wednesday, June 18.   More...

Community Supports Benefit for Local Artist in a Big Way

Hundreds of people turned out last Sunday afternoon to a benefit for local artist, Johnny Jones, who was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

By now, we have become accustomed, although not pleased, by headlines which report that CEO’s get bonuses larger than some countries’ income.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

It’s the time of the year for home-grown tomatoes to excel – so many that you can supply many friends with sweet and delicious mouth watering ecstasy! My wife is a tomato freak. This is one of her favorite recipes.   More...

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Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Lexington City Council will not meet this Wednesday.  The Council meeting will be next week on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Woodson Community Bldg. - 6 p.m.   More...

Fight Title Fraud

Lee County is assisting the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to stop title fraud in Texas, and Lee County residents can help by learning how to protect themselves before they buy a used vehicle.  More...

Photo

Gregory Willrich, Sr. (left) is seen with his father, Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. Mayor Willrich was given a special reception earlier this month, after serving for 18 years as Mayor of Lexington. More...

Sports

State Baseball Tourney

Fayette County had a chance for a third gold medal in spring ball, but the Flatonia Bulldogs did not win the state baseball tourney, like their female counterparts from Weimar and LaGrange did last week. More...

Photos

Brayden Vaughn tags the runner who tried to steal home during a recent Rays Little League game. The Rays finished their season in 1st Place. More...

Sports Thoughts

Texas to Omaha. Texas is making a late season rush in baseball. They defeated Houston in Austin, in two games, to win the Super Regional and advance to the College World Series in Omaha. More...


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