December 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Senior Citizens Get Help from LCRA and the City of Lexington

The Lexington Association of Senior Citizens will be able to make some much-needed improvements to its center thanks to a $12,958 community development grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and the City of Lexington.  More...

County-Wide Voting Locations Passed

At the Special Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, December 7, 2015, the Commissioners approved the setting up of County- Wide Vote Centers for all upcoming elections. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 30, 2015   A motorist reported that a deer carcass was in the outside lane of traffic on Hwy 77 North just outside the city limits. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 30, 2015   Officer Flores was dispatched to the 800 Blk of Hale St in reference to an assistance call. Upon arrival, he met with a subject who was upset because she couldn’t see her boyfriend. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 9, 2015Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Because I cannot get around to see all of you personally who want to know “how was your Thanksgiving”, I am sharing the details here.  More...

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Giving thanks at the dinner table, both for Thanksgiving, and for her PaPa’s birthday, is Aubrey Organ, daughter of Mickey Organ of Thorndale and granddaughter of Mike and Nancy Organ of Lexing More...

THEY SAID IT

Like No Other

“This Christmas will be like no other,” Mark said.  Every holiday is unique, but for Mark, this one was going to be tough. His wife Darlene had breast cancer and was declining quickly. They had three children under the age of ten. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert Elmo Hawkins

Funeral services for Robert Hawkins, 92 of Houston, Texas, were held Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Pastor Ronnie Richter officiating. More...

Good Police Work Nets Heroin Arrest

Good police work, on the part of the Lexington Police Department and the Giddings Police Department landed one lady in jail after heroin was found in her vehicle.  On Tuesday, December 1, at 2:25 in the morning, GPD Sgt. More...

Scammers Trying to Extort the Public

Deputy Mastronardi with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department wants to warn area citizens about scammers that are trying to extort money out of residents. More...

Suspect Evades Arrest

Monday afternoon, sometime before 4 p.m., the Giddings Police Department, along with the Lee County Sheriff ’s Department, attempted to serve a felony warrant on a suspect identified as Alan Bledsoe. More...

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Lee County Judge Paul Fischer raised the flag on top of the Courthouse Monday afternoon. More...

General Stories

Tips to Avoid Vehicle Theft During the Holidays

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans about the potential for vehicle thefts during the holiday season and is advising individuals to take extra precautions to guard against possible auto thefts. More...

Alcoa Retirees Meeting

Rockdale Alcoa Retires will meet for the Christmas Meeting at 5:p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Lee County 4-H Donates to Blue Santa

Texas 4-H Youth Development, the youth outreach component of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has joined with the California-based Molina Foundation to support youth literacy throughout Texas. Dr. More...

Community News

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

SURPRISE PRIZES

I hope someone besides me can remember big boxes of Mother’s Oats that came with a surprise prize in them. Oatmeal was a staple that was bought regularly. More...

Chef's Corner

Bourbon Balls   For Bourbon Lovers this delicious treat is a favorite around the Christmas holidays. Also, it is a good idea for a gift, although you’ll have to make 2 batches!   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Atticus and Benjamin Castell  Sons of Louis and Sarah Castell. Grandsons of Larry and Cindy Terrell. Great-Grandsons of Roger and Betty Andersen.   More...

Sports

Go Big Green!

Eagles Place Second in Tourney Play

Lexington had a great first two games at the tourney. They defeated Weimar Thursday night 81-53. Friday afternoon the Eagles topped Thrall 84-55 to win their pool. In the Weimar contest Gavin Thomas led the scoring parade with 24 points. More...

Eagles Fall to Thorndale

Thorndale beat Lexington 68-50 Tuesday night in a non-district basketball game. The Bulldogs return two starters off a Regional finalist team of a year ago. Grant Peiman and Jay Cooper led the Eagle offense with 17 and 10 points respectively. More...

Lady Eagles Capture Third Place

The Lady Eagles opened the tourney with a 49-15 win over Burton. Madison Stefek led the way with 13 points. The Lady Eagles were in command from the start and expanded their lead throughout the game.  More...


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