June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Accept Donation of Fletcher House

The Lee County Commissioners met last Monday for their regular meeting and heard from members of the Lee County Historical Society. More...

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Flags at Lee County Courthouse were lowered Monday morning following President Obama’s presidential proclamation that all U.S. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 6, 2016   The Sheriff ’s Office received a 9-1-1 call where all that could be heard was someone crying. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 7, 2016   Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the 100 Blk of 5th St. in reference to an unwanted subject on the property. He met with the complainant who requested a Criminal Trespass Warning be given to a subject. Cpt. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

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Vacation Bible School season has arrived, as it always does following the closing of schools for the summer break. Last week, First Baptist Church in Lexington hosted their VBS. More...

Just a Thought.......

The statistics are in, and the results are heartbreaking. More...

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Keeping her head down and her eye on the ball, this young cowgirl watched the ball being pitched her direction (top left), began her charge to send it flying (top right), and swing in perfect timing More...

Sports

State Baseball Tourney

The state baseball tourney had some high moments and some low moments, as any tourney will. Most of the games were decided in the first or second innings.  More...

Sports Thoughts……….

The young man from Alamo Heights became a millionaire during the semifinal baseball game due to being selected in the first round of the MLB amateur draft. He remained focused after being told of the draft by a teammate’s parents.  More...

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Walker Hess is seen at bat during the Eagles’ game against Rockdale shortly before the Summer break started. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Hang Up! Don’t Send Money!

IRS scammers working all parts of Lee County

On Monday, June 13, Lexington resident Dorothy Schimank received a telephone call at around 12:20 in the afternoon. She said a foreign sounding man called, saying he was with the IRS. He identified himself as Damon Williams, ID # A1270194. More...

Malkey’s Name Off Ballot

Edward Malkey removed his name from the upcoming November election allegedly due to his facing serious legal accusations. He had won the February Republican Primary for Lee County Constable, Precinct 3.  More...

Lexington EDC to Construct Building for Log Cabins

The Lexington EDC has gone before the City Council to ask permission to amend their Operating Budget in order to enable them to give the Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center money to construct a building to house the 1940’s replica of the C More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Okay, I understand that you may have friends and relatives in California, but I am still going to stick by my feelings. It is time for that state to get out of the United States of America. They are already doing it by inches anyway.  More...

Woman Found in Crashed Vehicle

A woman was found dead inside of a crashed vehicle in Bastrop County last week, but officials believe the injuries she suffered, causing her death, were not from the crash. The Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 4:10 a.m. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  I’ve lived in a lot of places in my life. It’s my personal opinion that ya’ll run the best small-town newspaper I’ve ever subscribed to. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Bruschetta Melts

My wife made this awesome herby bruschetta for a friend’s wedding shower, but she definitely should’ve planned for more. We ran out almost right away.   More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

LITTER—LITERALLY

One may never know how one action taken or one word spoken can change a person’s attitude and behavior. I have an example.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Kami Tucker  Granddaughter of Richard & Julie Tucker, great grandparents, Millie Hicks, Randal & Laverne Martin, all of Lexington and daughter of Jesse & Liz Tucker of Yulee, Florida.   More...

School

Lexington High School Juniors Receiving Awards

The Top Ten ranking 2015-2016 Juniors at Lexington High School are pictured above. More...

Other LHS Students Receiving Junior Class Awards

Other Junior Class members who received awards but who were not present at the Awards Ceremony were:  Allyson Biehle, who received Academic UIL participant Poetry, Silver Cord of Service, and UTPB $500 Spur Scholarship.  Steven Butler, who More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Haley Renee Burlin

Funeral services for Haley Renee Burlin, age 28 of Lexington were held Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial followed in the Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood. Greg Hammeck officiated.  More...

Virgil Ray Holton

Virgil Ray Holton, 83 of Lexington, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016. Funeral services were held Friday, June 10, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Dr. Gregory Nichols officiating. More...

Victor Otis Symm

Funeral services for Victor Symm, 93, of Serbin, Texas, were held Saturday, June 11, 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. More...


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