September 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Approve Budget, Set Tax Rate, and Extend Burn Ban

On Monday, during Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners approved the 2015-2016 Annual Budget and set the Tax Rate for the 2015-2016 budget year. The Effective Rate will remain the same as this past year - $0.66/ $100 valuation.  More...

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Students of Lexington Elementary’s Second Grade gathered outside last week to post a big “Thank You” to Altman Plants in Giddings for donating plants to their campus beautification More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 7, 2015  A motorist reported cows out in the 2700 block of FM 2440. Deputy Flores was dispatched to the call but was advised that someone was able to run it off the roadway.   More...

Community News

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

The G & B Shop

Many stores have come and gone in the downtown (on the square) location of Lexington. One I remember with fondness was the G&B. The chief proprietor of the store was Grace Reynolds. More...

Chef's Corner

Pecan Crusted Chicken and Tortollini with Herbed Butter Sauce

Our grandchildren have a favorite recipe they request when they come for a visit. It is one of ours too!   More...

Grandma's Brag

Children of Ryan & Ashley Priem Grandchildren of Mickey & Robin Exner, and Dean & Sharon Priem. Great-Grandchildren of David & Gail Cork andWOExner.   More...

School

LMS NEWS

Well, school has started. Schedule pickup and the first day of school jitters are but a distant memory. More...

Sports

Eagles March Past Academy 28-14

The Lexington Eagles got off to a great start against Academy last Friday night, scoring with 1:43 gone in the first quarter. The great start was just what the doctor ordered for the young Eagles. More...

Lady Eagles Avoid a Sting in Five Games

Lexington’s Lady Eagles started slowly in Friday’s District 20AAA opener with the Academy Lady Bees. Academy took the first game 16-25 in rather easy fashion. More...

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

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Burglary and Theft Top Investigations

Burglary and theft topped the investigations handled by the Giddings Police Department this past week. On Thursday, September 10, Officer Graham Carter was dispatched to Buc-ees at 2375 E. More...

Antique Show & Sale Opens Friday

Lexington’s Sixth Bi- Annual Antique Show and Sale opens this Friday, September 18, at the Lexington Park Building located at 9035 N. Hwy. 77. More...

Garden Club Members Meet

Members of the Lexington Garden Club met at Lee Marks’ and Cindy Gibson’s residence last Thursday. Pictured above are members Pat Ahrendt, Pam Iselt and Beverly Iselt. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Brace yourself. I am about to criticize one of the great mainstays of America and most of the world. Capitalism. I am doing so because it is many years now since R. R. More...

Fayette County Opry Annual Tribute to Hank Williams, Sr.

The Opry will be held Monday, September 21, at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00. The Opry is brought to you by the Fayette County Country Music Club.  More...

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Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

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The Lexington Garden Club met last Thursday. Pictured above are three of their members, (left to right) Beverly McMurrey, Priscilla Brister, and Pat Rao. More...

Just a Thought.......

Being a city boy, I am still adjusting to the countryside where we have recently moved. One of the things that constantly amazes me are the little moments of God’s Grace.  I have found beautiful purple flowers on thistles.  More...

I’m Not a Good Judge

Mr. Snider was a man that commanded respect. It was in his bearing and demeanor, even when confined to a wheelchair and barely able to put a sentence together. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nancy Jean McClain

Nancy Jean McClain was born in Chickasaw, Oklahoma on July 22, 1937 to Ransom & Mildred (Pyle) Holland. More...

James Cullen Carothers Jr.

Funeral services for James Cullen Carothers Jr., 92 of Lexington, Texas were September 19, 2015 at the Bateman Memorial Christian Education Center in Giddings, Texas, with burial at Leo Community Cemetery in Lexington.  Pastor Charles Tompkins w More...

Lawrence Ceward Wilson Jr.

Funeral for Lawrence Ceward Wilson Jr., 82 of Lincoln, Texas was September 19, 2015 at the Bateman Memorial Christian Education Center in Giddings, Texas. With Pastor Richard Washington, as Eulogist. More...


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