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Cockfighting Ring Busted

On Sunday, March 6, at 11:55am, Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office received a noise complaint from a neighbor. Upon arrival, deputies found what appeared to be an active cockfighting ring in the area of 1673 FM 2104 in Paige. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 29, 2016 Deputy Grover was dispatched to check on a herd of cows that were out on Hwy 77 North. A motorist reported that a cow was out on Hwy 290 West near the Lee County- Bastrop County line. Deputy Mastronardi was dispatched to the call. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 1, 2016   Officer Mattingly and Cpt. Wooldridge were called to the 100 Blk of Rockdale St in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, three subjects were in a verbal disturbance. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

Just a Thought.......

Okay, I realize that in many of my Lenten columns I have been exhorting you to “do something” as if your schedule was not overloaded already.  Consider this writing as an invitation to your own personal “timeout”. More...

Patsy Wilson is a woman on a mission.

She wants veterans to know someone is praying for them and appreciates the sacrifices they make for their country. More...

Photos

Lynn Speier and Lou Peebles take a break while enjoying the meal at the World Day of Prayer. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alice Lorine Fischer

Funeral services for Alice Fischer, 91, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Hershel “Hershey” Lee Tomanetz

Funeral services for Hershel “Hershey” Tomanetz, 50, of Lexington, Texas, were held on Monday, March 7, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating.  More...

Anita Munez

Funeral services for Anita Munez, 91, of New Mexico, are pending at this time. Mrs. More...

Community Inspired Vision for LISD

Dr. Brad Schnautz, Superintendent of Schools, announced this week that the Lexington Independent School District is launching a strategic design process to create a community inspired vision and direction for LISD.  More...

Kaemark Burns Again

At 10:21 Sunday night firefighters from Giddings, South Lee County, Lincoln and Lexington were called in to battle a blaze at the old Kaemark building. In October of last year three other buildings at the same site were involved in fires.  More...

Photo

High winds Monday morning caused the downing of a Verizon telephone pole on Loop 123 in Lexington. More...

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show

Pictured above are some of the 2016 LCJLS Scholarship Winners. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

By the time you read this column, Super Tuesday will be over and we will know whether the move by certain candidates to participate in a Junior High level name-calling spat will have worked. More...

Mature Well Lifestyle Center

CHI St. Joseph Health and Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine broke ground Thursday on their health and wellness center devoted to seniors. More...

Three People Sentenced

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Tuesday, March 1 with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Kimberly Ann Washington, 38 of Lexington, was given seven years probation for enticing a child. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Key Lime Layer Cake

My wife’s choice of cake is this Key Lime Layer Cake to bake for our daughter’s birthday in a few weeks. It is a light, tasty dessert instead of a heavy chocolate dessert we’ve just enjoyed at Valentine’s Day celebrations. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Feather Beds, Cotton Mattresses, and Quilts

There was nothing as cold as bedrooms in the winter and nothing so good as a feather bed to sink down in and get warm when I was growing up. Feather beds were prized possessions. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

John Smart

Son of Scott & Jennifer Smart of Greenville, S.C. and grandson of Mike and Nancy Organ of Lexington More...

Sports

Eagles @ Thrall Tourney

The Eagles played Hallettsville Thursday, short just three of their regular starters. The result was inevitable as the Brahmas won 12-8. More...

Lady Eagles Tripped by Troy

Lexington tried vainly to defeat Troy in the District 20- 3A opener Tuesday night. The score changed hands twice before the Lady Trojans took the lead permanently. Troy then held on for a 12-10 win.  More...

Sports Thoughts……..

The baseball and softball tourneys are over for this year, what a relief!!!! Now there are only golf, tennis, track, and UIL contests for the students to participate in. More...


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