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Homecoming Kicks Off with Pageant this Saturday

Special Concert Scheduled for Thursday, April 28

This year’s 51st Lexington Homecoming Celebration will kick off this Saturday morning with the Miss/Mr. Lexington Pageant. It will be held at the Holy Family Catholic Church activity center, located at 1027 FM 696 East, at 10 a.m. More...

Bluebonnet Members Recently Targeted for Phone-payment Scam

In recent weeks Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members have reported receiving calls from people demanding payment over the phone for delinquent bills or their power will be immediately disconnected. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

April 11, 2016 A caller reported a possible drunk driver on Hwy 21 West headed eastbound. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 11, 2016   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

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Nancy Organ presents checks from the Lexington United Methodist Church and Lexington and Blue United Methodist Women to Charles Nicholson with the mobile food pantry, which he organized and manages i More...

Just a Thought.......

Many of you may know the delightful book,“Mister God, This is Anna”. If you don’t, consider this your invitation to get acquainted with a wonderfully precocious little girl who will broaden your awareness of God. More...

THEY SAID IT

“I’VE MADE LOTS OF MISTAKES IN MY LIFE”

Myrtle had been confined to her bed for several years. The dementia was steadily progressing. She was very talkative, but could no longer follow a conversation or respond appropriately to questions. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harry George Namken

“Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near. More...

Stephanie Karolina Soto

Funeral services for Stephanie Soto, 21, of Giddings were held on Monday, April 18, 2016 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen officiating.  More...

George “Trippy” Shannon

George “Trippy” Shannon, 72 of McQueeney, Texas, formerly of Lexington, passed away on April 2, 2016. More...

Horrific Moments Produces Personal Passion for Local Man

The horrific moments and hours that followed the near-death-by-drowning of his 16 month old daughter last week took Caleb Clark on a journey that has motivated him toward a passion that he never knew he would have. More...

Terroristic Threat Leads to Arrest

Some say you should be careful of what you wish for, but one Lexington man learned last week that you should also be careful about the things you say. More...

Accident Takes Life of Giddings Woman

A bad accident tragically took the life of a 21 year old Giddings woman early Wednesday morning, April 13. More...

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Blue VFD received recognition as being a Firewise Community Saturday, the first in Lee County. More...

General Stories

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Avery Wright, owner of the Wright-Rose Insurance Agency in Lexington, was presented the Community Builders Award by the Lexington Masonic Lodge 138 recently. More...

One Nation Under Fire

For the life of me, I do not understand people who hate this country and still live here. Many of them are outspoken critics of almost everything we hold dear, and some radically declare their feelings by publicly stomping on an American Flag. More...

Dime Box School Bus Hits a Tree

On Friday, April 15, Dime Box ISD called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and reported that one of their school buses ran off the road on CR 440 and hit a tree.  More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Big Basil Shrimp Chowder

Want to take chowder to a higher level? Shrimp, corn, basil and mascarpone shine in this briny-meets-creamy version recipe.   More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Liberation by Polyester Materials

No one—not even women with doting husbands— could escape the ironing that was ever present waiting to be done.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

What’s happening?  Grandma’s Brag will have “New Additions” soon.   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

The past couple of weeks have been awesome for LISD! During this time, we held our education summits and focus group sessions to begin the strategic design work. More...

Sports

District 20AAA Track Meet

The Varsity Eagle track team faced the same scenario as the 8th Grade girls did entering the 4x400 Relay Thursday night at the District 20-AAA meet. Win the relay and hope Troy finishes fourth or worse. The Trojan track team had different ideas. More...

MS District Track Meet Results

The Lexington Middle School Lady Eagles captured both the 7th and 8th grade district championships. The meet was held April 8th in Lexington.  More...

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Casey Faske on the rubber, slings the ball. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN More...


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