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Five Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County recently, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  More...

Local Soldier Recognized

Private Reginald G. Willrich received a Certificate of Achievement from the Department of the Army for outstanding achievement during the execution of the 1st Battalion, 38th Field Static Display in the Republic of Korea.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 29, 2014   Some residents on PR 1371 called the Sheriff’s Office after they heard what sounded like an explosion. Deputy Ledenbach searched the area but did not locate the source.   More...

Sheriff’s Report for the Week of Dec. 22-28, 2014

December 23, 2014   Sheriff Meyer and Deputy Rudolph were dispatched to CR 405 in Lexington to look for a suspicious van. A resident reported that a blue/ gray van was stopping at houses and following vehicles. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 29, 2014   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

It’s a New Year. So What?   “It’s the New Year. So what?” Mack said.  Mack was struggling. Since he was diagnosed with cancer, he found himself more irritable and angry. More...

Just a Thought.......

Since this is a religious column, I am aware that some will not pay attention to it. So, in the interest of fairness and the hope of getting more readers, I will step aside from my base and move in a more secular direction.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brandon Ray Church

Brandon Ray Church was born on May 13, 1988 in Brenham, Texas to Jeff & Lucinda “Cindy” (Allman) Church. More...

Ronnie Wayne Exner

Ronnie Wayne Exner was born on January 27, 1962 in Giddings, Texas to Martin Benhard Exner and Dorothy Dora (Lay) Exner. He was baptized on February 11, 1962 and confirmed on April 11, 1976 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas. More...

Ruby Edna Winkler Friedrich

Aug. 13, 1926 – Nov. 29, 2014

Born in Lexington, Lee County, Texas to Alvin Winkler and Bertha Frieda Schkade Winkler.  Married Alonzo Randal Friedrich in 1946.  More...

Swearing In Ceremony for Elected Officials

Lee County officials who were elected during the November 4, 2014 General Election, were gathered for a Swearing In Ceremony at the Lee County Courthouse Friday, January 2, 2015. More...

Lady Eagles Get State Honors

Karsen Ross and Krista Lerche were given Honorable Mention All-State by the Texas Sportwriters Association. The honors were released on Christmas Day.  Karsen Ross led the Lady Eagles in kills, digs, and aces this past volleyball season. More...

Coming Events

Lexington Band  Boosters  Fried Chicken  Dinner, Silent Auction and Bake  Sale on Sunday,  January 11  More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

A New Year! Time to make changes. One of the first ones for your columnist is switching the emphasis on these words.  In the New Year, I will focus on those things that no one is willing to say. More...

What to know about Medicare in 2015

The New Year always brings a few changes to Medicare. Here’s a brief rundown of what to expect in 2015.  The best news is that there are no changes in Medicare’s Part B premium and deductible.  More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Many in our community have felt the effects of tragic events and the loss of beloved family members and friends over the past year. My sincere, heartfelt sympathy goes out to each one of you. More...

Community News

Brazos Valley CEU Conference

The 2015 Brazos Valley CEU Conference will be conducted on Friday, January 30, at the Burleson County Fairgrounds in Caldwell. TDA certified, licensed, commercial and noncommercial applicators can obtain up to five CEU’s in one day. More...

Photos

The Lexington Police Department hosted their Christmas Dinner and Awards Ceremony on December 22. Officer Ted Walton (far left) received the Chief’s Commendation of Merit award, and Cpl. More...

A little bit of Lexington History

THE DOWNTOWN LOG CABIN FACING THE SQUARE

Shelley Brown Huettel asked me to find out some history about the cabin that was moved from the “Fowler Place” that was her inheritance from the Brown Estate. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles @ Cameron II Tourney

The Lady Eagles opened the tourney with an outstanding win against Premier Academy winning 57-16. Game two was against West. The Lady Eagles were nipped by the Lady Trojans 31-22. More...

Sports Thoughts

After all the events that have transpired since the last Sports Thoughts, thousands of thoughts have gone through my mind about what could I do to help. A book about “It takes a village” comes to mind. More...

Hearne Humbles Eagles 59-45

Lexington and Hearne played the first district game of 2015 in Hearne Friday afternoon. The Eagle on Eagle match up looked to be a humdrum affair after the first quarter when Hearne led 9-2. More...


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