January 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fog a Factor in Crash

On January 7th at 8:07 a.m., Captain Allen and Corporal Rudolph with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle accident on Hwy 290 West near FM 180. More...

Planning to Run for Office?

If you plan to run for Mayor, City Council or School Board in the upcoming May election, you can file to run beginning Wednesday, January 20. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 4, 2016   More...

Lexington Police Report

January 3, 2016 Officer Walton was contacted by a citizen in reference to a water leak in the 200 Blk of Ave-F. The officer notified the on-call city employee, who responded and repaired the leak. January 4, 2016 More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time -Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. -11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. - 6 p.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Are you really ready for a NEW year? If so, it is time to get rid of all of your old baggage. What do I mean? “Baggage” is a term for those things which we carry with us from the past.  More...

GriefShare Support Group

Anyone needing help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend is invited to attend GriefShare. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lillie “Fay” Ferrill Roe

Lillie “Fay” Webb Ferrill Roe of Groesbeck passed away January 1, 2016. Funeral services were held Monday, January 4, 2016 at the Groesbeck Funeral Home. Fay lived a full, active life and loved her family. More...

Gladys Patschke Jordan

Funeral services for Gladys (Patschke) Jordan, 75 of Colorado Springs, Colorado, were held Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor, Texas with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.  More...

Wayne Douglas Lehmann

Funeral services for Wayne Lehmann, 69 of Cypress, Texas, were held Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Tim Edwards officiating. More...

Commissioners Approve Additional Fireworks Sales

Hire Contractor to start remodeling of District Court Building

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, Commissioners approved a Resolution that adds several days where fireworks will be able to be sold and enjoyed in Texas. More...

Sheriff’s Dept. Opens New Firing Range

Last November, Sheriff Rodney Meyer, along with Chief Deputy James Crockett of the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, opened their new firing range in Giddings, adjacent to the Lee County Law Enforcement Center, which allows the officers of the s More...

Constable Candidate Indicted

The only person on the ballot for the upcoming election for Lee County Constable, Precinct 3, Edward Lynn Malkey, 51 of Lexington, was indicted last week by the Lee County Grand Jury on two counts. More...

Dime Box to Crown Royalty This Week

Dime Box School 2016 King and Queen Nominations are pictured above. More...

General Stories

An agricultural view of the race for the White House

The following views are my own. Neither my employer, Texas Farm Bureau, nor its AGFUND PAC has ever endorsed a candidate for president. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Every child knows that the true end of an argument is when their parent invokes Executive Order number one: “Because I said so!”  Our current President wants to be Parent to the nation. More...

Lexington City Council Agenda

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Their agenda follows:  1. Call meeting to order.  2. More...

Community News

Pumpkin Bars with Marcona Almonds

Pumpkin, the magic food in November. It can be used in so many ways, from decorations to scrumptious foods. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

LANDMARK NAMES

It occurred to me recently that I am part of the generation that knows the “real names” of our landmarks here in Lexington. More...

Giddings Public Library News

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

Sports

Eagles Top Academy 40-32

The Lexington Eagles remained undefeated in District 20-3A with the defeat of the Green and Gold visitors last Friday night. Lexington played good team ball, as they showed patience in playing Academy’s slow, plodding type of basketball. More...

Eagles Capture Tigers in 2OT

It took Lexington an extra quarter to defeat the Rockdale Tigers 67-61 in Rockdale Tuesday night, January 5. The teams tied at 53 in regulation time. After the first four-minute period, the teams were tied at 61. More...

Lady Bees Sting Lexington

The Academy Lady Bees showed why they are leading the District 20-3A girls’ basketball race. They came to Lexington and defeated the Lady Eagles 64-19. More...


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