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Over 30 members of 40 Acre Wood’s Summer Reading Club celebrated at its end of the summer party with games, prizes, and a roping presentation at the Woodson Community Center on August 16. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 25, 2014  A motorist reported cows out on FM 141. Deputy Holloway was dispatched to the call. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 25, 2014   Officer Walton was dispatched to the Dollar General Store on a burglary alarm call in the 8900 block of Hwy 77. Upon arrival, Officer Walton checked all exterior doors and found the building secure. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

Just a Thought.......

I read a lot, as you might imagine. And, sometimes the words I see jump off the page into my heart. These were some of those:  More...

First Backpack Buddies Power Hour of the Year

The Lexington Backpack Buddies first Power Hour of the school year will be on Monday, September 8th at 9:30 a.m. at the Lexington United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Esther Bernice Brockenbush

April 9, 1930 – Aug. 28, 2014

Esther Bernice (Kleinschmidt) Brockenbush was born on April 9, 1930 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Paul Oscar Kleinschmidt and Vally Lina Gertrude (Retzlaff) Kleinschmidt. She was baptized on July 27, 1930 at Peace Evangelical and Reformed Church in St. More...

Thomas John Juarez

Aug. 27, 1959 – Aug. 29, 2014

Thomas “T.J.” Juarez was born on August 27, 1959 in Taylor, TX to John Puente and Jessie Coy Juarez. He graduated from Bastrop High School in 1978. More...

Joyce L. Zwerneman

Jan. 20, 1929 - Aug. 26, 2014

Joyce was born in Deanville, Texas, on January 20, 1929. She was baptized at the Lutheran Church in Deanville, confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dime Box, and graduated from Dime Box School. More...

Sexual Assault of a Child

On August 29, 2014, the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a Sexual Assault of a Child that had just occurred. More...

Single Car Accident Wipes Out a Tenth of a Mile of Fence

A single vehicle accident that occurred sometime late Saturday night, August 30, took about a tenth of a mile of new fence out on the William A. Dowdy and Jeffrey Markert properties off FM 1624 west of Lexington. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Heard through the grapevine that there are some folks who think that I am just a kook, a lone voice in the wilderness, spouting opinions which no one else shares.  So, in self-defense, I offer these words:  More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

A few days ago, I was privileged to attend a seminar on “Environmental Law”. One topic was on illegal dumping. I have always thought of illegal dumping as discarding trash and rubbish by the side of a rural road.  More...

The Texas Beef Council

Blogging About Beef   More...

Community News

Time to Submit Comments on EPA Water Rule

In 1972, Congress established the Clean Water Act (CWA) to create a basic structure for regulating water quality standards and discharges of pollutants into “waters of the United States.” Under this act, “waters of the U.S.” a More...

Retired Teacher Assoc. Meeting Scheduled

The Lee County Texas Retired Teachers Association will hold its Fall Organizational Meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. at the El Charro T Restaurant.  This 1st meeting will be a reorganizational meeting. More...

Brenham

A Year of Transformations

The Blinn College – Brenham campus theatre season promises to have something for everyone as it takes audiences through character transformations in a Texas comedy, 1800s melodrama, love story, Holocaust drama and the classic Willy Wonka.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Smoke Fayetteville

Lexington defeated Fayetteville Tuesday night, August 26, in three quick games. The Lady Eagles defeated the Lionesses 25-13, 25-6, 25-11 in a match that lasted only slightly longer than their pregame warm up ritual. More...

Teague Topples Lexington

Teague scored 21 points in the first one minute and 44 seconds of the game, last Thursday, and they never looked back in a 76-33 win over Lexington. More...

Eagles Host Cameron

Lexington hosts Cameron in its 2014 home opener Friday night. The Yoe are the defending state champion in what is now 3A DI. The Yoe return only three starters on each side of the ball, but their JV was not untalented in 2013. More...


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