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Nude Male Seen by Many Bares Few Clues

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of a naked white man, driving a white pickup, over the past couple of months. This past week, five reports of the elusive subject were directed to the Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Burn Ban Enacted for Lee County

Last Friday Lee County Judge Paul Fischer enacted an Emergency Burn Ban, which was upheld by Commissioners’ Court Monday morning. This means that outdoor burning is prohibited, except in barrel containers that are under constant attendance. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 3, 2015   A motorist reported two subjects walking along FM 141 in Dime Box near CR 118. Deputy Flores located them and gave them a ride. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 7, 2015   Officer Walton located an open door in the 8700 Blk of Hwy 77. He entered the building to check for any criminal activity, finding none. The key holder arrived on scene and secured the door.   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 12 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Backpack Buddies Power Hour

The Lexington Backpack Buddies first Power Hour of the school year will be on Wednesday, August 19th at 9:00 a.m. at the Lexington United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall. More...

Just a Thought.......

Heard a sermon recently in which an old man was regretting the sad turn of events which prevented him from hearing the only book that really mattered to him. He said, “My wife used to read the Bible to me. More...

THEY SAID IT

The Edge of My Seat!

“I’m nauseous,” Albert said. “I hate nausea. It’s like living on the edge of your seat in ways you don’t want to be.”  Albert was in his late eighties and had been very independent. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Paul Ewald Biehle Sr.

Funeral services for Paul Biehle Sr., 90 of Fedor, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. More...

Frieda Ruth Boriack

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery. More...

Dorothy Ann Birnbaum

Funeral services were August 10, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jonathan Meyer and Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.  More...

Lexington Police Chief Saves Woman’s Life

On Friday, August 7, at about 1:30 p.m., Lexington Police Chief Clarence Yarbrough, along with Cpt. More...

School and County Propose Tax Rates

Both Lexington ISD and Lee County have been working to set the budget for the upcoming year. LISD will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, August 17, to discuss their proposed tax rate of $1.22/$100 valuation. More...

Fishermen, Eat Your Heart Out!

There’s not a fisherman alive that wouldn’t love a catch like this! These ladies went out in the bay off the coast of Corpus Christi last week, fishing. More...

General Stories

City of Lexington Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda: 1. Call meeting to order. 2. Welcome guest. 3. Citizen input. 4. More...

Eleven Indicted

Eleven people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury last Friday, August 7. Cameron Allen, 17 of Lexington, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, 1-4 grams. Desmond Gerald Bias, 37 of Giddings, was indicted for retaliation. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: The new Monarch (Butterfly) Way Station is a great idea —let’s hope we have enough water to grow their milkweed. More...

Community News

Corn Salad

Try this tangy, easy to make salad, to round out any main dish.  Combine 2 (14 oz.) cans white shoepeg corn, drained; 2 green onions, chopped; 1/3 cup Italian dressing; 2 Tablespoons lime juice, and ½ tsp. ground cumin. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.......

Lexington Movie Theaters

Believe it or not—once upon a time you could go see a movie on Saturday night in downtown Lexington. The theater (loosely coined term) was in the downstairs of the Masonic Building that sat on the corner where Snow’s BBQ is now.  More...

Giddings Public Library News

The library has many new books and CDs of all kinds. Come by and check out the new titles.  More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

LISD Soars in 2014-15 Texas Accountability System

The Lexington Independent School District earned the Met Standard rating for the 2014-15 school year under the Texas accountability system. In addition, all campuses in LISD earned the Met Standard rating. More...

Sports

Eagle Football Practice

The Eagles have finished the first week of practice with a lot of enthusiasm. The workouts were extremely well organized with all the coaches having a work area. More...

Lady Eagles Scrimmages

The Lady Eagle volleyball team traveled to Georgetown for the first of two scrimmages. The Georgetown scrimmage was against Pflugerville, Killeen, and Manor — quite an undertaking for the little school from Lee County.  More...

Meet the Eagles

Everyone is invited to “Meet the Eagles” Thursday night starting at 6:00 pm. This annual affair is sponsored by the Lexington Athletic Association. More...


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