December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Best Decorated Yard Contest

Lexington’s Garden Club is announcing their annual “best decorated yard” contest for Christmas 2015. More...

County Considers County- Wide Vote Centers

Lee County will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, December 7, at 8:30 a.m. regarding the possibility of establishing County-Wide Vote Centers. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 23, 2015   A motorist called and reported that she ran out of gas on Hwy 21 in Lincoln and needed assistance. Cpl Rudolph located the driver and gave her a courtesy ride to town to get gas.  More...

Lexington Police Report

November 22, 2015   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Photo

Thanksgiving morning is celebrated in many ways by different people. The serenity of the day is captured in this photo of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor. PHOTO BY RICK BEASLEY More...

Just a Thought.......

I hesitate to share these words because I know that so much hatred has been directed toward police officers lately. More...

“Bah Humbug”

THEY SAID IT

“Bah humbug!” Frank yelled. “What’s it all for anyway. Tis the season to be stressed out – fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la!” Frank’s father passed away the day after Thanksgiving several decades ago. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Helen Smith

Funeral services for Helen Smith, 79 of Giddings, Texas, are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Rev. Tim Edwards officiating. More...

Kayla Boettcher Honored by Ag Commissioner

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller honored Kayla Boettcher, a freshman student from Lexington High School, as the winner of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) monthly GROW award. More...

Pioneer Festival of Lights

And Santa Coming to Town

This year’s annual Christmas celebration in Lexington promises to be bigger and have more activities than in many years past.  More...

High Speed Chase Ends in Drug Bust

On Monday, November 23, at about 10:30 p.m. Officer Graham Carter with the Giddings Police Department observed a black Pontiac Vibe run a stop sign. More...

Lee County 4-H’er Competes In Olympic Team Trials

Charles Schumann, a Lee County 4-H member, tied for 3rd place in his age group at the USA Shooting Olympic Team Trials in Tucson. This was his highest placement in a national event since he started shooting International Skeet in the Fall of 2013. More...

General Stories

Photos

Dense smoke outside the Davenport fire covered FM 141, keeping motorists from being able to proceed on their journey. PHOTO BY CONNI DIANE. More...

Rodeo Arena Open for Use

The Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Club would like the community to know that our 4-H Club’s Arena, the Lexington Memorial Arena situated in the Lexington City Park, will be available and open for public use again. More...

One Nation Under Fire

As I write these words today, the nation of Belgium is on Lockdown.  Terrorists have caused this response. And, for the moment, it means they have won.  Of course, this is their goal. More...

Community News

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

KIDS—CARS—SAFETY

Car seats for children are a thing of wonder—as well as safety requirement. I have a friend with five children who all require some kind of child seat or restraint. More...

Chef's Corner

Butter Pecan Granola

For pecan lovers, here is a treat for the holidays; also, makes a great gift. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Daughter of Daniel and Amanda Foley of Indiana. Granddaughter of Lee and Arlene Wiederhold of Dime Box and John and Martha Foley. Great-Granddaughter of Bill and Jean Dowdy of Lexington.   More...

Sports

Lady Eagles BB Enjoy the Week Off

Highlights in pictures from day 2 of the Cameron Tournament

Courtney Strain powers through her opponent with ease to make the shot against Bartlett. Photos By Mark Strain More...

Eagles BB Scratched by Lions

Granger defeated Lexington in overtime Tuesday night in a game that was close the entire four and a half quarters. The Lions won 74-64 after the Granger timekeeper went to sleep at the controls the last 7.87 seconds of regulation time. More...

Sports Thoughts………

Basketball season really gets underway this week. Monday night is MS, Tuesday HS, and this weekend is the Lexington Tourney with 40 games scheduled. More...


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