June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Vehicle/Horse Accident in Early Morning Hours

On Wednesday, June 22, at 5:20 a.m. a 2015 Ford Focus, driven by James Irby McWilliams of Thorndale, hit a horse that was in the roadway. More...

Animal Cruelty Reported

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of Animal Cruelty after a property owner in Lincoln reported one of his calves having its ears cut off. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 20, 2016   The Sheriff’s Office was notified that a vehicle was stuck in high water on CR 125. The caller did not know if the vehicle was occupied. Sheriff Meyer and Deputy Mastronardi responded to the scene. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 20, 2016   Officer Walton located an open door in the 600 Blk of Rockdale St. He entered the building to check for any criminal activity but did not find any. Officer Walton resecured the door and cleared the scene.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Those of us who live in Texas look forward to celebrating the Fourth of July in our backyard, or a family or friend’s backyard, waiting on the BBQ and accompanying sides. More...

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Pictured are (L to R) Vice President John Johnson,Pastor Michael Peschke, and President Steve Hunton. The Lexington Lions Club will miss a faithful member in Pastor Peschke. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

Well it looked like the BigXII was going to make all the baseball experts look really bad. They did for the most part until it got down to the top five teams in the nation. Texas Tech went home first, followed by Oklahoma State and then TCU. More...

Summer Football 7 on 7 State Qualifying

The Eagle 7 on 7 team qualified for the state tourney to be held at the Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station, Texas. The state tourney was moved years back from the intramural fields at Texas A&M due to an NCAA ruling. More...

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The 4 Star Track Club athletes competed in the District Meet earlier this month in Giddings. More...

Lee County Added for Disaster Assistance

Individuals and families in Lee, as well as Bastrop, Burleson, Eastland, Liberty, Stephens and Tyler counties are now encouraged to register with FEMA for disaster assistance for the May floods. More...

Pedestrian Reports Dog Attack

On Wednesday, June 22, Dorothy Howard of Lexington was enjoying her normal morning walk when a dog escaped the yard in which it was penned and attacked her. The incident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. More...

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Several participants in this year’s Summer Reading Program at Lexington’s Elementary School will hear this week whether or not their reading effort helped them win a new bicycle! More...

General Stories

Lee County Commissioners Enjoy Short Regular Meeting

In advance of the upcoming 4th of July weekend, the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court held on Monday, June 27, was rather brief as there were very few items on the Agenda. More...

One Nation Under Fire

On this Fourth of July, the vast majority of Americans are angry. They are upset by the high price that we are paying for “political correctness”. More...

Dear Editor

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Community News

Chef's Corner

Easy Huevos Rancheros

1 ripe medium avocado 6 large eggs ¼ cup water 1 Tbsp margarine or butter 1/3 cup chopped red onion 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained ¾ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (3 to 4 oz.) 8 corn tortillas, w More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Seven Minute Icing

Eventually I will run out of things to remember, but the rotary egg beater probably won’t be the first thing I forget. When I look around my kitchen I am overwhelmed to see all the labor saving appliances the world has come up with. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

GABRIELLE POOLE  Daughter of Lauren and Jason Poole. Granddaughter of Alane and Kenny Ognowski. Great-great-granddaughter of LD and Nita Levy.  Brag Away!   Send us your Grandma’s Brag pictures!  More...

School

Lexington High School Freshmen Receiving Awards

The Top Ten Freshmen at Lexington High School were announced during the recent Scholastic Awards Ceremony. Pictured above are nine of those earning that distinction. More...

Other Freshmen Award Presentations

Other Freshmen who received awards and recognition were:  Joey Armendariz - Outstanding Spanish I Student; Outstanding Biology Student  Dylan Atkins - Academic UIL Participant Calculator Applications  Alvin Troy Bailey - Outstanding En More...

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Lexington teachers have been attending Summer Training classes since school let out in late May. Their theme is “Raising Expectations; Increasing the Rigor for the Gifted Student. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Billie Ann Langehennig

Funeral services for Billie Ann Langehennig, 81, of Lexington, Texas, were held on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Lexington United Methodist Church in Lexington. Rev. Wayne Calder officiated. More...

Aline M. Oppermann

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Dorothy Marie Brade

Funeral services for Dorothy Brade, 88, of Lincoln, Texas, were held. on Monday, June 27, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating.  More...


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