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Officers Respond to Burglary

On Wednesday, March 11, at 10:33 p.m., the Giddings Police Department was dispatched to a vehicle burglary in progress. More...

Farm Bureau Leaders In Austin

Farm Bureau leaders from state representative districts 13 and 17, including Lee- Bastrop County president Mike Organ, went to Austin Wednesday last week to meet with newly elected Representatives Layton Schubert and John Cyrier.  More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 9, 2015  A suspicious vehicle was reported on PR 1803. Deputy Holloway checked and found that the vehicle had been stuck; the truck was pulled out and left the area. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 8, 2015  Officer West was dispatched to the 700 Blk of Rockdale St. in reference to a 911 hang-up call. Officer West made contact with the occupants. It was determined no one had made the call.  March 9, 2015   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

In the days of the Death of God, proclaimed everywhere by Atheists, and lived daily by many others, it is refreshing to read the words of someone who dares to proclaim, “not so fast”.  This is the sentiment of Phil Snider in his new More...

Missionaries of Hope Fundraiser at Holy Family Catholic Church

A special Festival was held February 15th at Holy Family Parish Activity Center in Lexington. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

It was Liharious   “You should have seen it. It was absolutely liharious!” Lorena said, giggling in the dining hall at the nursing facility where she lived. “Could you sass me the palt?”  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wayne Douglas Kieke

Wayne Douglas Kieke was born on July 1, 1951 in Houston, the son of Kermit August Kieke and Fairy Nell (Birkelbach) Kieke. He was a Registered Nurse who worked at area nursing homes for many years. More...

Amiel Joe Johnson Sr.

Nov. 8, 1935 – March 13,2015

Amiel Joe Johnson Sr., 79, of Lexington passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015. Joe was born on November 8, 1935 in Blue, Texas to Willie Burel and Minnie Pearl Stifflemire Johnson. He attended Lexington High School.  More...

Elaine Lillian Crow

Funeral services for Elaine Crow, 75 of Ledbetter, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2015 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Burton, with Pastor Greg Felder officiating. Committal services will follow at 5:00 p.m. More...

Lexington Spring Antique Show & Sale

It may not be Round Top, but the Lexington Antique Show and Sale is the next best thing! This Friday, the 5th Lexington Antique Show and Sale opens at 9 a.m. and runs through Sunday at the Lexington Park Building, located at 9035 Hwy. 77 N.  More...

Lexington’s Little Dribblers Receive Awards

Lexington’s Little Dribblers concluded their season on Saturday, March 7, with a tournament and awards ceremony. More...

LISD School Bond Sale Exceeds Expectations

Lexington ISD has great news for the community. After the successful school bond election in November, several important steps must take place to complete the new LISD High School project. More...

Officer Nurse

Lexington Police Officer, Dontrell Nurse, has accepted a position with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, after serving Lexington for almost four years.  Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer said, “Officer Nurse will be starting a new caree More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

I have a friend who is fond of saying, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”  I never liked those sentiments and used to regularly reprimand him for such negativity.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Squash Bake

Last week I gave you a delicious pork recipe. The following recipe makes a good side to go with the pork. More...

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Community News

The Lexington City Council Regular Meeting Minutes

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015. Present were Mayor Charlotte Hooper and Councilpersons Opal Lewis, Tim Brown, Greg Langehennig, Alan Milligan and Allen Retzlaff. More...

Six Sentenced

Six people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial Court of Lee County on March 10, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  More...

Lee County Junior Livestock Show Poster Contest Winners

County Extension Agent and contest coordinator, Tonya Poncik, said, “The students of Lee County continue to impress me with their art talent.  More...

School

New Superintendent Starts His Job at LISD

Dr. Brad Schnautz is the new  Superintendent of Schools for Lexington Independent School District, and he started his new position in Lexington this week. More...

Sports

Lexington Baseball @ Franklin Tourney

The Eagles defeated Mart 7-3 on Thursday to open the Franklin Tournament last week. Later Thursday, they defeated Hempstead 11-8.  Friday was a rest day. On Saturday, they played host Franklin at 11am. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Eagles and Lady Eagles lost to Franklin last week. Both games were hard fought contests. Lexington has hope for the future as both JV teams defeated the Lions.   More...

Franklin Blanks Lady Eagles Friday Night

The Franklin Lady Lions have had their way with the Lexington Lady Eagles this school year. Softball is no different, as the Lady Lions blanked Lexington in earning a 5-0 win, in Lexington, Friday night.  More...


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