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Lexington PD Issues Awards

The Lexington Police Department held their annual Police Banquet last Friday night and issued a number of awards.  Officer Ted Walton was given the Officer of the Year Award. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 14, 2015   Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Milam County, requesting a deputy to locate and stop an oversized load coming from FM 486. The oversized load tore down some power lines near Thorndale.  More...

Lexington Police Report

December 12, 2015   Officer Mattingly was dispatched to 100 Blk of Nursery Dr. in reference to a welfare check on a subject. hE met with the subject who appeared to be delusional or suffering from dementia. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

One of the fondest memories of my ministry is from Northern Indiana.  It happened in the midst of a what was supposed to be an ordinary Christmas Eve service. More...

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The Tanglewood Book Club met at Shelley Huetell’s house for their Christmas Party on Tuesday, December 15. Food and fellowship was fun for all! More...

“The Prince and the Vanilla Yogurt”

THEY SAID IT

“Sally, get in here!” Steven yelled. Then he smiled at me and winked.  More...

Sports

Hallettsville Tops Eagles 58-50

by Mike Organ  More...

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Coach Kevin Patschke gets some serious height in the annual Faculty vs Varsity volleyball game. More...

Eagle Football Honors Allert Defensive MVP

District 12-AAA defensive MVP, Chase Allert, led the Eagle contingent in receiving recognition for their football exploits. The Eagles did very well getting five players named to the first team offense and five to the first team defense. More...

Breaking News - 12/23/2015 12:14 PM

Warning! Don't be scammed! - Free Access

And Giddings Police Issue Warning to Area Residents

Deputy Mastranardi of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department warns area residents about a scam working neighborhoods near FM 696 W in Lexington. More...

LISD Evacuates Students after Gas Line is Ruptured

On Wednesday, December 16, at about 2:53 pm, Lexington ISD had to evacuate students after the construction crew working on the new high school hit a gas line.  More...

Special Training Prepares Firefighters

On a wet dreary morning recently, 26 firefighters from stations around Lee County got together for a once-a-year live fire training, that simulated real life situations similar to what the firefighters meet in day to day operations. More...

Illegal Dumping of Oil

Last weekend Lee County Office of Emergency Management, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, and the TCEQ responded to a reported oil spill on CR 418 at Allen Creek in Lee County. More...

General Stories

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Officer Ted Walton (foreground) with the Lexington Police Department was named Officer of the Year at last week’s Annual Police Banquet. PHOTO BY LACEY HANNES. More...

One Nation Under Fire

If you are reading these words, congratulations, you still consider the newspaper a valuable source of information. It is, especially in these days when so many internet headlines are skewed to mask the whole story.  More...

Be a Christmas Angel!

A local resident, whose name will be left out of this article at their request, suggests that one way to celebrate Christmas is to give to someone you know locally who may need a little boost during this Holiday Season.  More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Unofficial Surveys

From my first rate location for surveying the coming and going of many vehicles, I have made some discoveries.  More...

Chef's Corner

Herb and Potato Chip Crusted Beef Tenderloin

I always cook a special Christmas meat for our family. Sometimes it is with pork tenderloin, standing rib, or, for a change, I’ll cook “Turduckin”, a Cajun dish; but this year I will try this recipe.   More...

DPS Seeks Leads in Unsolved Murder of West Texas Teen

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team are asking for the public’s help in solving the murder of Hailey Dunn, 13, of Colorado City. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Over the last two weeks in LISD, it has been great seeing the excitement levels of all our students as they prepare for Christmas. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruth Ann Handrick

Funeral services for Ruth Ann “Red” Handrick, 70 of Giddings, were held on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating.  More...

Rev. Donald “Don” Wayne Groff

Funeral services for Rev. Donald “Don” Groff, 54 of Giddings, Texas, were held Saturday, December 19, 2015 at the First Assembly of God in Giddings with Rev. Charles Stephens officiating. Burial followed at 3:00 p.m. More...

Johnny Jones

A Life Celebration for Johnny Ray Jones, 66 formerly of Lexington, Texas, will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Giddings, TX, with Rev. Tim Edwards officiating. More...


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