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Holy Family Catholic Church hosted their Vacation Bible School last Saturday, the theme of which was “Weird Animals, Where Jesus’ Love is One of a Kind”. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 4, 2014   Deputy Owens responded to an animal complaint on CR 320. A lady had called to advise that her neighbor’s cows kept getting on her property.  A caller reported that she was being harassed. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 4, 2014   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 13, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Financial Peace Offered at Lexington UMC

Lexington United Methodist Church will host Financial Peace University beginning September 7th at 2 p.m. The course takes place weekly on Sundays through November 2nd. There is a FREE preview on Sunday, August 17th at 2 p.m. More...

Just a Thought.......

This is the way he told the story to me:  “For a long time,” he said, “I knew that I needed to make a significant change in my life. But, I just could not do it. Like an addict, I kept falling back into old habit patterns. More...

Sports

Eagle Football Begins

The Eagles had a productive first week of practice. The new rules prevented the coaches from having two-a-days all week long. The Eagles had a lot of conditioning activities and a lot of learning football, offensively and defensively. More...

Volleyball Scrimmages

The Lady Eagles had scrimmages in Franklin on Friday, August 8, and Navasota on Saturday, August 9. The quality of the competition was outstanding both days. Friday, the Lady Birds volleyed with Cameron and Teague, along with Franklin. More...

Sports Thoughts………

I have been going to Major League baseball games for over 50 years. Last Friday, I got my first foul ball to take home. It took me a while, but I got one.  The Eagles and Lady Eagles are getting geared up. More...

School Board Calls for Bond Election and Adopts a Budget

On Monday night, Lexington ISD Board of Trustees, by a vote of 6-1, with Phillip Brown casting the only dissenting vote, called a bond election for November 4, 2014, for the issuance of a $7,000,000 bond to build a new high school.  More...

Giddings PD Investigates Several Break-Ins

The Giddings Police Department investigated several break-ins and burglaries this past week. On Tuesday, August 5, at 2:04 a.m., Officer Dylan Dorris responded to an alarm call at 507 S. Main in Giddings, the location of Sunny’s Food Mart. More...

Coming Events

Fedor Fish Fry   The Annual Fedor Fish Fry will happen on Saturday, August 23, at their Fish Fry grounds located off FM 1624 west of Lexington. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Everyone of us knows these words by heart: “One nation, under God, indivisible”.  Unfortunately, that phrase is being deeply strained these days. More...

Choosing Between a Safe Deposit Box and Home Safe

Deciding the best way to keep valuables safe is often a dilemma for consumers. The following information can help determine if a home safe or a safe deposit box at your local financial institution is the best option for you.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Sausage and Peppers with Parmesan Cheese Grits

This recipe is so fast and simple, you can double it and freeze one to serve for a no-cook meal on your busiest week night.   More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The back-to-school countdown is on. There’s just a little over a week of “summer vacation” remaining. More...

Fayette County Country Music Opry Features Elvis!

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host a tribute to the late and great ELVIS PRESLEY on Monday, August 18, 2014 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00.  More...

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Lexington’s Trudy Holland looks through the Lexington Leader at a cafe in Rio de Janeiro where she was visiting her son, Craig and his family. More...

School

LHS Schedule Distribution

Lexington High School will distribute student course schedules on the following dates/times:  Tuesday, August 19th  9th Grade Students  1:00pm until 4:00pm  More...

LISD Staff Lunch Hosted by Lexington Ministerial Alliance

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance will host a Lexington ISD Staff lunch on Tuesday, August 19th to welcome everyone back for the school year. The group expects to feed approximately 150 staff members including teachers and support staff. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Alice Froehlich

September 1, 1949 - August 7, 2014

Mary Alice (Emmons) Froehlich was born on September 1, 1949 in Atlanta, Georgia to John D. & Dorothy (Moon) Emmons. She worked in housekeeping in a hospital in Florida for many years. More...

Louise Gesine Anna Medack

Feb. 9, 1917 - Aug. 6, 2014

Louise Gesine Anna Medack was born in Lee County, Texas on February 9, 1917 to Gustav Henry Namken & Ella Martha (Bergt) Namken. More...

Lowell Don Thurman

October 13, 1949 - August 8, 2014

Lowell Don Thurman was born on October 13, 1949 in Gainesville, Texas to Arthur Woodrow Thurman and Leta Bell (Jolly) Thurman. He attended Tarrant County Junior College in Ft. Worth and Austin Community College in Austin. More...


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