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Six Sentenced in District Court

Six people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Tuesday, August 11, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

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The Lexington Garden Club met at Pam Iselt’s home last Thursday morning for their monthly meeting. More...

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Police

Lexington Police Report

August 12, 2015  Cpt. Wooldridge arrested Mathew Mullen in the 8800 Blk of Hwy 77 on an outstanding warrant for Harassment (Telephone Threat). More...

Sheriff’s Report

August 10, 2015  Cpl Rudolph and Deputy Holloway responded to a rollover accident on Hwy 21 in Lincoln. Trooper Thorp worked the crash report. More...

Church

Area Churches Invite You to Worship.

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First Christian Church (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)

New Ladies’ Bible Study

Have you ever felt betrayed or hurt? God knows the pain we cause each other and longs to help us learn to practice forgiveness. Come join us for a 6-week journey, learning about grace and forgiveness through  Joseph’s story. More...

THEY SAID IT: Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Good to the Last Drop

“Don’t I know it? Yes, sir!” Zelda said with a grin. This was Zelda’s standard line. No matter what you said or asked, you were going to get, “Don’t I know it?! Yes, sir!” More...

Sports

Eagle Scrimmage

Lexington, Taylor, and Caldwell met Friday night in Caldwell in a controlled scrimmage. The two larger schools had more speed than Lexington, but the Eagles had a little more grit than Caldwell and Taylor were anticipating.  More...

Lady Eagles Drop Burton

The Lexington Lady Eagles swatted Burton in the 2015 season opening match. The first two games had identical scores of 25-23. Lexington captured the third game 25-13.  More...

Lady Eagles @ Austin ISD Tourney

The Lexington volleyball team traveled to Austin last weekend for the very challenging and prestigious AISD (James Landers Invitational) tourney. All the 5A and 6A teams from Austin, a few from San Antonio, and some suburban schools were there.  More...

Vandals Hit Blue Volunteer Fire Department

On August 10, at about 8:15 a.m., Blue Volunteer Fire Department Chief, Rick Isaacs, called the Lee County Sheriff ’s Department concerning vandalism of their building. More...

Another Sighting of Naked Man

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department reports this week that the illusive Naked Man was seen again last week. As the Leader reported, he was seen on August 10. More...

Skateboarders Seen in Middle of 290

The Lee County Sheriff’s office was called about two separate reports of skateboarders riding in the middle of Highway 290, west of Giddings, near CR 205 last week.  More...

General Stories

Lexington City Council

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Side note: Donald Trump is still leading in the polls.  We like to think that it’s Congress and the Senate who are the blockers of progress in our country. More...

Story of Texas Workshop

Austin

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) and Bullock Texas State History Museum (Bullock Museum) will co-host a workshop exploring effective methods to connect volunteer and professional educators with students and teachers. More...

Community News

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

BITTERWEED

As I walked to town recently, I passed by a little patch of bitterweed (in front of Freeman Automotive) and it surely did bring back memories. For young folks I guarantee they have had very little to no contact with milk tainted by bitterweed.  More...

Granny’s Corn Pudding

Try something new for supper – scrumptious corn pudding. If you’d like to add Southwestern flair to this recipe, try the flavor variation. ¼ cup sugar3 Tbs. flour2 tsp. More...

Giddings Public Library News

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

Early Warning by Jane Smiley—In 1953, the Langdon family is at a crossroads. More...

School

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The Lexington Athletic Association hosted Meet the Eagles last Thursday night, giving the community an opportunity to mingle with LHS student athletes. More...

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The Eagle Mascot holds up one of the many items that were up for auction that night to help support the athletic teams. More...

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Obituaries - Free Access

Hallie Marie Conover

Funeral services for Hallie Marie Conover, 85, of Lexington are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Hurley Funeral Home in Devine, Texas with Gary Nance officiating. More...

Mark Jacob

Mark Jacob, 57 of Carmine, Texas passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.  The Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, August 14, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Brenham, with Rev. More...

Bill Chapman

Bill Chapman, 63, of Lexington, passed away Thursday, August 14, 2015 after a long and well-fought battle with cancer. More...


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