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Busy Docket in District Court

The 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County has been very busy lately, having seen the dispositions of 19 people. The Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett sentenced 17 people on June 19 and two more on June 26.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 23, 2014  A caller reported that her son took her vehicle and then crashed it into their other vehicle. Deputy Rudolph took the a report.  Deputy Liles took a report for an unattended death on CR 309.   More...

Lexington Police Report

June 16, 2014  Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the 900 block of Rockdale in reference to an alarm call. He checked all doors and windows and found the premises secure.   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 2, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, July 3, 2014   More...

Church

More VBS Scenes in Lexington Area

St. James Lutheran  Church in Lexington hosted their annual  Vacation Bible School last week. Pictured on this page are scenes from several of the classes. More...

Lexington United Methodist ChurchVacation Bible School

Lexington United Methodist Church is hosting Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God Vacation Bible School July 7 - 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  More...

Just a Thought.......

Paul was my friend. He sat in the front pew at our church every Sunday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joycelyn Ann Brade

October 17, 1939 - June 23, 2014

Joycelyn Ann Drew Brade was born on October 17, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Simon and Margaret Drew. She married Monroe Brade Sr. on May 19, 1959 in New Orleans. More...

Glenn Randall Henderson

January 26, 1931- June 28, 2014

Glenn was born January 26, 1931 to Oscar Lee Henderson and Mary Edith (Yarbrough) Henderson at Old Union, where he grew up and attended school. He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany, during the Korean conflict.  More...

Lawrence Fredrick Heuchert

February 7, 1924 - June 26, 2014

Lawrence F. Heuchert, 90, passed away June 26, 2014 in Houston, Texas. He was born February 7, 1924 in Stirum, North Dakota to Rev. Karl Heuchert and Amanda Lueker. Lawrence spent his youth and graduated from high school in Henning, Minnesota. More...

Woman Stabbed Following Argument

A 60 year old woman from Ledbetter was stabbed by her boyfriend Friday morning at her home in Ledbetter. Maude Bias called the Lee County Sheriff’s Department at 7:42 a.m. More...

Deputy Charged with Murder

Bastrop County Grand Jury indicted Bastrop County Sheriff ’s Deputy Daniel Willis on murder charges in the death of Yvette Smith. More...

Farewell to Local Pastor

Pastor Leif Hasskarl, who has served St. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Basic Training

99% of the time our soldiers will do the right thing, regardless of the circumstances. (That 1% is probably too high, but it allows for a few rogues.)  We see them in times of distress, flood or fire, storm or explosion. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Water restrictions are now lifted.  Thanks for conserving water during the week the new well pump was being installed.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic Strawberries

It’s the time of year to get the grill ready for tasty outdoor cuisine. I look forward to the quick fixed suppers on the grill. This recipe is a “do it again” one. More...

Community News

Photo

Many people turned out to wish Pastor Leif and Nancy Hasskarl well, as they leave for their new calling in the Cayman Islands. More...

Happy Anniversary

Mayor Robert Lee Willrich, Sr. and Gladys celebrated their 56th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Congratulations to the lovely couple! More...

Lexington Garden Club News

On June 12, Lexington Garden Club members met at the Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall at 9:30 a.m. Linda Conn, the Natural Gardener, gave a very informative presentation on Rainwater Barrel Construction. More...

School

Summer Reading

The Lexington Elementary summer reading program had a total of 56 students participate this summer. Students read books, took AR tests, and checked books out to take home. More...

Sports

Lagrone, Reynolds, and Wrinkle Honored

Seniors, Tayllor Lagrone, and Meghann Wrinkle, and junior Bailey Reynolds, were given honorable mention All-State by the Texas Sportswriters Association (TSWA). More...

Sports Thoughts

First of all, let me say thanks to all those who comment on my thoughts on sports. I love sports of most kinds. I have even learned to watch a little soccer, and that we all should root for the USA.  More...

Lady Eagle BB Coach Leaving

Jeremy Donalson is leaving the Lexington Lady Eagles for a job with Anderson High School. More...


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