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Warning! Don't be Scammed!

Plus 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...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 21, 2015 Some citizens requested assistance on FM 1697 after one of their travel trailers started to sink. Deputy West responded to the call. Deputy Mastronardi removed goats from the road on Hwy 21 near CR 441. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 28, 2015   Officer Walton was advised by Lee County dispatch to be on the lookout for a vehicle traveling southbound from Milam County traveling at a high rate of speed. More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.....

What’s in a Name?

Why did we change from Grammar School to all sorts of other names for schooling boys and girls in their formative years? I have tried to get some history on this change, but so far no luck.  More...

Chef's Corner

Sweet Potato Latkes

My ancestors down the line were Jewish. Did you know? Just as with Thanksgiving, a Hanakka table isn’t complete without latkes. More...

Giddings Public Library News

The library has many new books and CDs More...

Sports

Lady Eagle Volleyball Honors

Ross 3rd Team All-State

Lady Eagle four-year starter, Karsen Ross, was honored on Christmas Day by being named third team all state by the Texas Sportswriters Association. The honor came from balloting of TSWA members from all over the state of Texas.  More...

Lady Eagles Capture Hearne

First District Win

The Lexington Lady Eagles captured their first District 20- 3A win with a score of 50-45 over Hearne, Saturday night. Madison Stefek and Courtney Strain led Lexington to the win with 15 and 13 points respectively. More...

Eagles Win District Opener

Lexington defeated Hearne 55-52 to open District 20-3A play. The Eagles used a fast break attack and Hearne’s over aggression on defense for the victory.  More...

Life Celebration for Beloved Artist

A Life Celebration for Johnny Ray Jones, 66 formerly of Lexington, will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Giddings, this Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. Dr. More...

LHS Student Suffers Cracked Skull in Off Road Accident

A young Lexington High School student suffered a fractured skull and a serious concussion after being ejected from an ATV over the Christmas holidays.  Ty Garrison was riding on a 2009 Polaris Ranger with his twin sister, Macie Jo, at about 7:45 More...

Photo

Margaret Newman (second from right) was honored with a Retirement Reception on December 31, after serving the community at Round Top State Bank in Lexington. Pictured with her are Rodney Exner, Sr. More...

General Stories

Dussetschleger Honored by State House of Representatives

Lexington’s Buster Dussetschleger was recently honored on the floor of the Texas State Legislature for his years of service to Lee County. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Comes now the season of desperation in politics. Actual elections, not polls, are coming and it is clear that many who thought they would be winners are not going to stand in the circle and get the trophy. More...

Christmas Night Accident Damages City of Lexington Sign

On Christmas night at 9:15 p.m. a 19 year old Lexington woman was following another vehicle on Highway 77, going northbound. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I understand that you are probably expecting me to join the chorus of other writers’ voices and give some hints to all of you who want to do something different in the New Year.  More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

January 2016 is School Board Recognition Month, and Lexington ISD joins other districts across the state as we honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for public education. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ester Hobbs Simpson

Ester Hobbs Simpson, 89 of Lexington, went to meet her heavenly Father and her family waiting for her in heaven on December 21, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Tanglewood, surrounded by family. More...

Ida Flores Wittman

Funeral services for Ida Wittman, 69 of Bastrop and formerly of Giddings, were held Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen officiating. More...

Jessie Opal Beard

Funeral services for Jessie Opal Beard, 90 of Lexington were held Monday, December 28, 2015 at Lexington Faith Temple with Pastor Rhonda Whited officiating. Burial followed in the Lexington Cemetery.  More...


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