January 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sticks Finally in the Air!

Sticks are finally in the air at the site of the new Lexington High School. Following weeks that turned in to months, there’s been quite a bit of hustle and bustle of late at the construction site of the new high school facility. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 11, 2016   More...

Lexington Police Report

January 11, 2016   Officer Mattingly made contact with a subject whose vehicle had stooped in the 8900 Blk of N Hwy 77. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday January 20, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time -Giddings Library 10:30 -11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

I Have a Friend

“I have a friend who is always with me. He goes with me everywhere,” Wayne said, smiling. Wayne was, for all practical purposes, “alone in the world.” He had no family. He had been sick for decades. More...

Just a Thought.......

Recently I went on a search for the causes of the Anxiety of Americans.One interesting article listed these as the Top Three: Loss of community. Information overload. And, Our intolerance toward feeling bad. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Henry Grady Jordan

Henry G. Jordan, 67 of Thorndale, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016 surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held Monday, January 18, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. More...

Calvin Gerhard Markert

Funeral Services for Calvin Gerhard Markert, 85 of Dime Box, were held for 10:00 A.M. on Monday January 18, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Tab Ottmers officiating. More...

James Winston Meinke

Funeral Services for James Meinke, 80 of Austin, were held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Hope Lutheran Church in Austin with Rev. Peter Heckmann officiating. Graveside services at the Friendship Cemetery in Paige, Texas. More...

City Upgrades Dated Electrical Lines

The City of Lexington has started the upgrade of old copper wires that have caused a stir among residents from 9th Street, down the north end of Loop 123 and around Hwy. 77 to Hilliard Street. More...

Accident Victim Continues to Improve

The health and wellbeing of Ty Garrison, a 9th grade student at Lexington High School who suffered a cracked skull and severe concussion following an ATV accident on January 2, continues to improve, according to his grandmother, Tonya Rhodes.  More...

County Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan

Delynn Peschke, Emergency Management Coordinator for Lee County, recently answered questions about the County’s Hazard Mitigation Action Plan (HMP), which has to be updated every five years. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Disclaimer: if you don’t like what you are about to read, don’t blame me. The poll results below were reported by the Christian Monitor magazine. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  I’m glad to see the historical articles by Stanley Miller back in the paper! It’s interesting to see the information from the early days of the area.  Shelley Huettel Lexington   More...

Denim and Diamonds

The Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Horse Club is hosting its 8th annual Denim & Diamonds Gala Saturday, Jan 30 at the Holy Family Catholic Church Activity Center in Lexington.  A steak dinner and dessert will be served to guests by the 4-H kids More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Small Town Benefits

Last week, I took note of some acts of kindness that were quite usual in a small town—just the way we operate all the time. But I took note and jotted them down in my brain file to remember.  More...

Chef's Corner

Blueberry Bread Pudding

My Mother-in-Law, or “Love” as I always referred to her, was one of the best cooks I’ve ever known. Here is one of my favorites that she would make us. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Kannon Moss  Grandson of David and Bonnie Sherrill of Blue and Kent and Bettie Moss of League City. Great-Grandson of Arnole and Florice Tydlacka of Dime Box. Son of Ryan and Stephanie Moss of Friendswood.   More...

Sports

Eagles Clip Cameron 66-57

Lexington opened a 10- point lead late in the game, and held off a charge by Cameron, to win 66-57 Friday night in Lexington. The win sets up a Tuesday night game with Franklin, also 5-0 in district play. More...

Eagles Pop Trojans 47-33

The Lexington Eagles remained undefeated in District 20-3A play with a 47- 33 win over an aggressive Troy team Tuesday night. Troy took an early lead as Lexington had a little delay in getting going. More...

Lady Eagles Tripped by Troy

Lexington lost to Troy 43- 38 Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles were ahead in the contest 34-31 early in the fourth quarter. More...


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