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LISD Programs for Veterans

Lexington’s elementary students will host a program next Monday, November 10 at 10:00am in the Lexington Elementary gymnasium to honor local Veterans, followed by a breakfast in the elementary teachers’ lounge. More...

Tim Kleinschmidt Recognized by TMRA as a 2014 Legislator of the Year

Support of Texas Uranium Mining Industry

The Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA), the state’s leading mining industry association representing over 100 companies and individual members, presented Rep. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 27, 2014  A resident on CR 221 called and reported that she heard someone on her porch then heard her lawnmower start up. She hollered at them and they turned off the mower. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 27, 2014   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 5, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, November 6, 2014   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Next Tuesday, November 11th is Veterans Day. Veterans Day began as Armistice Day when World War I officially ended on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. More...

Sports

Franklin Cans Lexington

Ends Eagles’ Playoff Hopes

Franklin scored quickly, early, and often, as they ended all Lexington hopes of a playoff spot, with a 79-14 pounding of the Eagles. Franklin led 62-7 at halftime. They gave playing time to several younger players in the second half.  More...

Sports Thoughts

How good is Franklin? They have scored 70+ points in three of their five district games. (Lexington, Trinity, and Buffalo). I don’t think they are that good. They may go three rounds in the playoffs.  More...

Lady Eagles Clip Cameron in 5

Lexington defeated Cameron in five games Tuesday night to wrap up the District 20AAA race with sole possession of second place. More...

Breaking News - 11/10/2014 3:01 PM

LHS Veterans Program Moved to the Gym - Free Access

The Annual Lexington High School Veterans Day Program has been moved from Eagle Stadium to the AP Kleinschmidt Gym. The program will still start at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. More...

Voters Approve $7 Million School Bond

Knobloch Takes Commissioner’s Race and Milburn Wins JP

Lexington voters endorsed a $7 million School Bond for the construction, acquisition and equipment of school buildings in the District, including a new high school. 994 people voted for the proposition and 725 voted against it.  More...

Illegal Immigrants Smuggled out of El Salvador Captured

On Wednesday, October 29, at 11:04 a.m., Giddings Police Officer Graham Carter attempted to make a traffic stop on a gold Nissan Altima with an expired inspection sticker. More...

Dime Box Boys’ Cross Country Advance to State

Dime Box Boys’ Cross Country team advanced to the State Meet by winning the Regional Meet this past Saturday in Humble, Texas. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

By the time you read this, the election will be over. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Fall is definitely here. Leaves are falling, pecans are dropping, and the wind has been blowing from the North. More...

A Look At The Past

The Week of November 6

Nov. 5, 1874 - Galveston Daily News reports that cotton from Bell, Williamson, Coryell, Burleson and Lee counties is pouring into Rockdale over the past few days as it is a shipping point to Houston by rail.  More...

Amnesty for Library Fines

November 1, 2014 - December 12, 2014  (FOOD FOR FINES)   More...

Church

Forest Grove Christian Church’s Trunk ‘R Treat

Devery Gates gets his face painted by Destiny Fiedler at Forest Grove Christian Church’s Trunk ‘R Treat More...

Just a Thought.......

One of the great ironies of life is that we cannot have joy unless we open our hearts, which makes them automatically vulnerable to pain.  More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Wish I’d Invested in People   “Looking back, I’ve made a lot of mistakes. But the biggest regret I have is my relationships. I wish I’d invested more in people,” Paul said.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mary Helen (Briggs) Ballew

May 19, 1921- Oct. 26, 2014

Mary Helen (Briggs) Ballew was born on May 19, 1921 in Dallas, Texas to Carlos & Virginia Briggs. After graduating from high school she attended cosmetology school. She was united in marriage to Johnny George Ballew on April 20, 1951. More...

Josephine Basquez

Oct. 15, 1926 - Oct. 30, 2014

Josephine Garcia Basquez was born on October 15, 1926 in Smithville, Texas to Serapio & Loreto (Trejo) Garcia. She was united in marriage to Daniel Basquez on January 22, 1961 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Smithville. More...

Lindsey Richardson

April 9, 1990 - Oct. 29, 2014

Lindsey Ann Richardson was born on April 9, 1990 in Austin, Texas to Stanley & Kelley (Starnes) Richardson. She was their only child which explains why, as she’d say, they were way too overprotective. More...


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