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Man Stabbed at Local Bar

A man was stabbed while trying to defend his girlfriend last Sunday morning at about 2:30 a.m. More...

Blue Volunteer Fire Department Honors Two

Blue Volunteer Fire Department recently recognized Ben JW Bergand Carolyn Hutson for their dedication and many years of service. Ben most recently served as Fire Chief and Carolyn as treasurer. The Department thanks them for countless hours serving. More...

Low Turnout for LISD School Board Election

There was a low turnout at the Lexington ISD School Board Election Saturday, with only 117 registered voters, out of 3,544, turning out to the polls. Elected were Stacey Stamport, Michael Hess and David Roussel. Stamport received 86 votes. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 4, 2015  A complainant called wanting to file a missing persons report on his wife. She is a mental health patient and needs help. She left the house in Paige at 1:00 am on her bike. She was possibly headed to downtown Giddings. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 5, 2015   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I am indebted to New York Times Columnist, David Brooks, for supplying the proof to a theory I have entertained for a long time.  The theory: when you believe that “everything is relative” and espouse the morality of “whatever& More...

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This year’s Easter Sunrise Service, held on the Square and hosted by the Lexington Ministerial Alliance, had many children attend. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

This Can’t Be Happening   We all get shocked in life. Unforeseen troubles come upon us. Tragedies happen. More...

Sports

Former Lexington Grads Enjoying College Careers on the Diamond

Derek Dane at East Texas Baptist University

Derek Dane, a 2014 Lexington graduate, has completed his first year at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall. Dane played baseball for ETBU this season. More...

Meghann Wrinkle at Blinn College

Meghann Wrinkle, a 2014 Lexington graduate, holds the NJCCA Regional Championship trophy she helped the Blinn Buccaneer’s win. More...

Sports Thoughts

Congratulations to Meghann Wrinkle and her Blinn teammates for getting to the national softball tourney. I hope they win it all.  More...

Storms, Straight Line Winds, and Flooding Keep Officials and Residents Busy

Lee County officials, including the City of Lexington, have been keeping a close eye on the weather as creeks and rivers continue to swell. More...

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Last Saturday, Lexington High School students enjoyed their annual Prom. More...

Trooper Calls for Backup, Chasing Gang Member

Trooper Bob Thorp with the Texas Department of Public Safety was making a traffic stop on Sunday, May 10, at about 3:25 p.m. when his investigation showed the driver to be a known felon. More...

Commissioners Honor Vietnam Vets

The Lee County Commissioners voted on Monday to Proclaim Saturday, May 16, 2015 as ‘Thank a Vietnam Veteran Day’ in recognition of those who served. This is in conjunction with the Lee County Fair’s Armed Forces Day Celebration. More...

General Stories

Every Hero Has A Story

Giddings Public Library Announces Summer Library Program

The 2015 Collaborative Summer Library Program, EVERY HERO HAS A STORY provides opportunities for children of all ages to enjoy reading.  More...

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Several employees of LCRA “stepped forward” last week, serving the community of Lexington by painting the Gazebo on the Square. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Apparently the number of people who hate this country is growing, and not overseas.  In the latest display of this, a young man, Eric Chappell, has encouraged Americans everywhere to “stomp on the flag”and post pictures of their doin More...

Community News

Elgin

Juneteenth Pageant

The Elgin Juneteenth Pageant 2015 Royal Court will consist of a King and Queen, ages 4 – 6 years old, Prince and Princess, ages 13 months to 3 years old, and a Duke and Duchess, ages 1 to 12 months old.  All participants will receive a par More...

Milam County

DAR Weekend

A weekend of events highlighting history is on tap for June 4-6 in connection with a rededication of Daughters of the American Revolution Centennial Park at the Milam County Courthouse in Cameron. The rededication will happen on Saturday, June 6. More...

Fayetteville

Arts for Rural Texas

Arts for Rural Texas, located at 114 N. Live Oak in Fayetteville, will host several Summer Art Camps this year, beginning on June 8th. Several weekly camps are scheduled for students in the 1st through 12th grades. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last week was an exciting week for our teachers across Lexington ISD, as May 4th- 8th served as Teacher Appreciation Week. More...

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The 2015 Trinity Christian Home School High School Graduation will be held at the First Baptist Church on Saturday, May 16th at 3:00 p.m. More...

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Sydney Carter and her prom date, Caleb Braziel, are seen posing on the Square last Saturday afternoon. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mildred Fay Berger

Dec. 30, 1943 - May 5,2015

Mildred Fay (Baack) Berger was born on December 30, 1943 in Giddings, Texas to Otto Carl Ben Baack and Pearl Frances (Hibbler) Baack. She was baptized in 1952 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings by Rev. H.L. McLerran. More...

Jack Wilburn Newsom

Funeral services for Jack Newsom, 73 of Granger, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Rick Hirtless officiating. More...

Brandon Scott Oltmann

Brandon Scott Oltmann was born on November 20, 1984 in Austin, Texas, the son of Ronald & Linda (Namken) Oltmann. He was baptized on December 9, 1984 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin by Rev. More...


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