March 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County Wants to Hear from You

Lee County will hold a Public Hearing regarding the use of County Wide Vote Centers. Sharon Blasig, Lee County Clerk, said, “The Centers were used in the Primary Election and we would like to hear from our citizens concerning these. More...

Bats Bring Rabies Concerns to Area

A bat found at a residence in Lexington has been sent to be tested for rabies at the Texas Department of State Health Services. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 7, 2016 A motorist reported a horse out on FM 3403. Deputy West searched the area but was unable to locate the loose livestock. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 7, 2016   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11   More...

Church

“I’ll Bug You First!”

THEY SAID IT

People warned me about Mandy. They said she was the life of the party - spunky, funny, and delightful. She had a reputation for turning gloom into laughter, all from her wheelchair.  My first visit with Mandy was memorable. More...

Just a Thought.......

Recently, a Hollywood movie star, Jennifer Garner, told the press that she takes her children to church every week. As expected, the story did not make many headlines. But, what she said is important. More...

Celebration Church Free Concert

If you have no plans on Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 4:00 to 9:30 p.m., please join us at the Burleson County Expo for an evening of Praise & Worship and fellowship with Recording Artist “We Are Vessel” and special guests “As W More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Judith “Judy” Ann Winters

Memorial services for Judith “Judy” Ann Winters, 76, of Giddings, Texas,were held on Monday, March 14, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church in Giddings with Rev. Chris Harrison officiating. More...

Muriel Anna Davis

Memorial services for Muriel Davis, 91, of Lexington, are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Lexington United Methodist Church with Rev. Michael Peschke officiating. Burial will be private.  More...

Collis Coleman, Sr.

Funeral services for Collis Coleman Sr., 79, of Dime Box, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Bateman Memorial Center in Giddings with Rev. H.C. Coleman officiating and Rev. G.B. Coleman Sr. giving the eulogy. More...

One Man’s Treasure and Old Stuff For Sale

Just in time for the arrival of Spring, Lexington will open its 7th Antique Show and Sale this Friday at the Lexington Park Building, located at 9035 Hwy. 77. More...

Commissioners Consider Permitting

At this week’s Lee County Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners discussed the role that the County should play in monitoring construction in unincorporated areas of the County. More...

Photo

Lexington Elementary’s Kindergarten students enjoyed their Annual Kindergarten Rodeo last Friday. Some of the children are seen above. More...

General Stories

Luminant Donates to Local Fire Departments

Luminant invited several Lee County Volunteer Fire Departments to their facility in northwest Lee County last week and surprised them with donations of $500 per department. More...

Fayette County Country Music

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their special Polka Show with:  Chris Rybak began his love of music at the age of 8 with piano lessons and by the age of 12, developed a love for the accordion after being inspired by the members o More...

One Nation Under Fire

The GOP is in a panic. Things are not going the way that the “powers-that-be” expected. The Democrats were more careful. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Chicken Chorizo Gumbo

Everything you love about gumbo, now with Spanish chorizo instead of Andoville sausage; and with crisp, tender rings of okra. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

DON’T WORRY!  Grandma’s Brag could have new additions coming soon, if you send yours in!!!   More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Blooming Things

“Spring is sprung, the grass has riz, I wonder where the flowers is”. I wrote that (I’m not sure where I learned it) in a news column I wrote for the San Saba News when I was 15 and bored to death out in the country. More...

Sports

Lexington @ Franklin Tourney

The Eagles had a .500 weekend at Franklin. Thursday was good for the Eagles, and Saturday was not so good. Thursday morning, the Eagles beat New Waverly 3-2 in a well played ball game. More...

Franklin Foils Eagles 5-3

Lexington dropped their first district game Monday afternoon to Franklin 5-3. The Eagles never led in the close contest. Franklin got out to a 3-0 lead before Lexington could score. The Eagles scored two runs in the fifth inning to close at 3-2. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Franklin

The Lady Eagles ran into a buzz saw in Franklin Friday afternoon. The Franklin pitcher had her ‘stuff ’ working as she struck out 17 Lady Eagle batters. Seventeen of the 21 outs were U-turns at home plate. More...


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