December 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Six People Sentenced

Six people have been sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding on December 1, and the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding on December 8, 2015.  More...

Garden Club Names “Best Decorated” Winners

The Lexington Garden Club’s elves were out and about Sunday evening, December 13, (rained out Saturday evening), canvassing neighborhoods throughout the area in search of the Best Decorated Christmas Displays. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 7, 2015   Deputy West and Deputy Jessup were unable to locate cattle reported out on Cr 133.  Deputy Flores took a report for an inquest on CR316 at the scene of a grass fire.  A citizen reported that somebody was threatening More...

Community News

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

SHEPHERDS AND ANGELS

Oh, the Christmas Programs I have seen and heard. Such fond memories of all the Christmas Pageants followed by Santa Claus passing out bags of fruit and candy are so much fun to remember.  More...

Chef's Corner

Fennel and Potato Gratin

Potatoes make a good side dish. There are so many variations to season them to compliment the entree. This recipe goes well with pork, beef or lamb.   More...

Christmas Opry

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their Christmas Opry on Monday, December 21, 2015 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 $5.00  More...

Sports

Eagles on Top of Round Top

Lexington Eagles defeated RTC 68-39 Tuesday night in Lexington. The Eagles had trouble with the RTC half-court press in the first quarter. After that, the Eagles’ athleticism prevailed as they wore down the young RTC team. More...

Eagle JV Wins Thorndale Tourney

The Eagle JV basketball team went through the Thorndale tourney undefeated. They captured the first place trophy with a hard fought 37-27 win over Gateway of Georgetown. More...

Eagles Meet Thorndale in Tourney Play

Lexington finished second in the Thorndale Tourney held last weekend. The Eagles defeated the Thorndale JV, Georgetown Gateway, and Somerville. The Eagles lost to Thorndale for their only set back in the round-robin tourney.  More...

Sheriff’s Race Will Be Contested in the Primary

The Lee County Sheriff’s Race will be the only contested race in the March 1, 2016 Primary next year, as Sheriff Rodney Meyer changed parties, moving from the Democrat Party to the Republican Party. More...

Elections Office Goes Digital

At the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, December 14, 2015, the Court approved hiring Data Bank, a company in Houston, to help modernize the Lee County Elections office by scanning, verifying, and indexing all voter records for the Cou More...

Photo

Santa and a few of his elves have been hard at work, getting ready for Christmas. They were in Lexington recently, and took some time to talk with many of Lexington’s youngest citizens! More...

General Stories

Christmas Services

Christmas Eve at New Hope in McDade   Everyone is invited to New Hope Lutheran Church for our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, at 7 pm, in McDade. More...

Dear Citizens of Lee County:

It has truly been a pleasure, challenge and learning experience to serve as your County Sheriff. I will be seeking re-election for a third term as your Sheriff, but this time, I will be running as a Republican. More...

Winners of the Best Decorated Yard Contest

Chosen by the Lexington Garden Club

The home selected as having the Best Religious Display is located at 748 Main Street. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

Just a Thought.......

By now, you know, if you follow these words regularly, that each year, before Christmas, I share a few words about gifts. Here they are. More...

Photo

Ben waving, Jake standing behind Santa, and Preslie Millburn all with big smiles, are sitting with Santa and having fun at the Christmas tree lighting. More...

UMC Christmas Church Services

Blue and Lexington United Methodist Churches will celebrate Christmas with services on Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24th. Lexington UMC will have their service at 5:30 p.m. (508 N. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edward Tomanetz

Funeral services for Edward “White” Tomanetz, 87 of Giddings, Texas, were held Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

Alfred Edwards

Funeral services for Alfred “Al” Edwards, 72 of Lexington, Texas, were held Friday, December 11, 2015 at Knobbs Springs Baptist Church in McDade, Texas with Rev. Geary McManus officiating. More...

Billy Floyd Dodson

Mr. Billy Floyd Dodson, 79, of Lexington, formerly of Cameron, passed away Monday, December 7, 2015, at a Temple hospital. A memorial service for Mr. Dodson will be held Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Kathryn W. More...


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