April 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ross Wins District Golf

Karsen Ross won District after completing the second round of District 23A Golf on Monday of this week, with a two day total of 229, shooting 109 the first day and 120 the second.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

March 28, 2016   Deputy Mastronardi assisted in getting a Dodge van unlocked on FM 1624. AAA called and advised that the owner of the van accidentally locked the keys inside the vehicle.  More...

Lexington Police Report

March 29, 2016   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

Just a Thought.......

Today began with a big disappointment. One of my favorite websites had an article that caught my attention: “Why does God allow suffering?” Sounded interesting. More...

THEY SAID IT

“Not a Perfect Life, but a Wonderful Life”

I’ve had a wonderful life,” Betty said. “Not a perfect life. Not a life without bad things. But a good life. Yes, a wonderful life.”  Betty paused a moment to catch her breath.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Rock 6- 1

The Lady Eagles ended a long dry spell with a 6-1 win over the Rockdale Lady Tigers Saturday afternoon.  More...

Eagles Win!! 6-2

Lexington captured its first district win 6-2 over Rockdale Friday night at the Ranch in Franklin.The game was moved from Rockdale to the all-weather surface at the Ranch facility. More...

Eagles Fall in 10

It took Troy 10 innings before they finally unloaded the Trojan horse, as they defeated the Eagles 4-1. The district leading Trojans found the Eagles to be no pushover as the two teams battled to a 1-1 standstill for nine complete innings. More...

Man Averts Serious Injuries After Crashing into a Tree

Crosses through two businesses and almost hits a house

A man averted serious injuries last Monday morning after he crashed through two business parking lots and a front yard before hitting a tree, ending a bumpy ride into the Lexington City Limits.  On Monday morning, at about 5:30 a.m., Officer Mat More...

Lexington Homes Vandalized

A home located at 1027 Shady Circle in Lexington and belonging to David Matthews was vandalized last week, along with another in the neighborhood. Deputy Nurse responded to a call at 3:54 p.m. More...

GPD Officer Scuffles with a Suspect

On Sunday, April 3, at 4:38 a.m., a Giddings Police Officer wrestled with a suspect who grabbed his neck during an arrest attempt at a disturbance at Whataburger in Giddings.  More...

FBC of Lexington Hosts Second Annual Prospect Heritage Sunday

Well over one hundred members and friends of First Baptist Lexington gathered together on April 3rd for worship at the church’s second annual Prospect Heritage Sunday. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

What a strange new world we live in. It is now possible in this country, with legal support, to declare yourself to be whatever you want to be, regardless of how you were born, or who others might believe you to be. Don’t like your gender? More...

Two People Sentenced

Two people were sentenced on Thursday, March 29, in the 21st Judicial District Court with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  On two counts, Jason Ray Schulze, 43 of Lexington, saw his original sentence revoked and was sentenced to one yea More...

Art Lovers Invited to Blinn

Blinn College invites art lovers to enjoy a hands-on look at its Art Department during a special open-house event on Saturday, April 9.  More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.....

THE HAYS BROTHERS’ SYRUP MILL

Just down the lane that goes to the Upper Bottom, and across the first cattleguard to the right is the site of the syrup mill. It was on the Hays place and was operated by the brothers, Andy and Dick.  More...

Potatoes Au Gratin

Planning a special meal for company or family? This recipe is a perfect side for any meat dish you choose.   More...

Coach Your Kids to Financial Literacy

AUSTIN, Texas -April is National Financial Literacy Month. It’s the perfect time to start talking to your kids about financial education and basic money matters. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Our LHS students competed in the District 20- 3A UIL Academic meet on March 24th at Rockdale HS. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Travis Eugene Rust

Funeral services for Travis Rust, 84, of Ledbetter, Texas, were held on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Kenneth James Beauchamp

Kenneth James Beauchamp was born Tuesday, January 28th, 1975 in Austin, Texas to Kenneth D. and Jennifer Beauchamp. He passed away Monday, March 21, 2016.  More...

Horace Glen Bolander

Graveside services for Horace Bolander, 75, of Robstown, Texas, were held on Friday, April 1, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Dime Box, Texas with Tim Pitts officiating. More...


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