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Commissioners Consider Enacting Burn Ban

During Monday’s regular Commissioners Court meeting, Judge Paul Fischer reported that the latest fire index for the County is 464 and climbing. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 4, 2016   A resident on PR 1414 in Giddings reported a vehicle parked at his neighbor’s driveway. When he walked towards it, the car sped away heading towards Dime Box. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 4, 2016   Officer Walton stopped a vehicle in the 400 Blk of 7th St for a traffic violation. He made contact with the driver and could smell the odor of alcohol coming from inside the vehicle. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Turns out, Christianity was right all along. More...

Photo

Zoey Rudd takes a break from some crafting she did at Vacation Bible School held at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington. PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

THEY SAID IT

“Why Do We Fear Death?”

“When I got the diagnosis, I was terrified. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jaylon Anthony Dykes

Jaylon Anthony Dykes, 7, of Rockdale, passed away tragically, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 near Hearne. There will be a memorial service held at a later date.  More...

Ruth Henrietta Winkler

Funeral services for Ruth Winkler, 78, of Houston were held Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Russell Etzel officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Virleen Birkelbach Fischer

Funeral services for Virleen Fischer, 92, of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

Fema Recovery Center Opened

FEMA has opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Lee County in order to help those affected by the recent floods and storms. More...

Lexington Flag Project

In a show of unity and patriotism, a young couple who grew up in Lexington has started the Lexington Flag Project. More...

Seventeen Sentenced

The Lee County District Court has been very busy these past couple of weeks, sentencing 17 people for various crimes committed. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

If you are still going to vote for Hillary Clinton, please check your integrity at the door. More...

District Court Sentencings

Eight people were sentenced last month in the 21st District Court of Lee County with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding. On June 7, five people were sentenced and on June 14, three more were.  More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  It was so inspiring to see the American Flags on Hwy 77 to celebrate the Fourth Of July!! I do not know who put them up or who paid for them but it was so wonderful. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Tangerine Chess Pie

Here is a twist on chess pies. Try this delicious citrus dessert.   More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Woodson’s - Then & Now

Woodson’s was about the first business I was introduced to when I moved to Lexington. It was often referred to as “the lumberyard.” Of course, at that time, it was downtown and somewhat smaller than it is now.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Kenlie and Kelsie Davis   More...

Sports

Community League Baseball Results

JULY 10 RESULTS: YOAKUM 1, WINCHESTER 0 (FORFEIT) NEW ULM 7, SERBIN 4 League Standings: NEW ULM 4-1  LA GRANGE 2-2 WEIMAR 4-2  SERBIN 2-3 JACKSON COUNTY 4-2  YOAKUM 2-3 WINCHESTER 0-5 JULY 17&nbs More...

Eagles @ State 7-on-7 Tourney

Lexington defeated Decatur 33-31 in the first game of the State 7-on-7 tourney. The game was close, but the Eagles led all the way, scoring first. Game two was against Sonora. Lexington led 20-8, but faltered in the second half to lose 30-26. More...

Giddings Picked 2nd

Giddings, like Lexington, is picked to finish second in District 10-4A II. LaGrange is picked to win it all, with Caldwell and Columbus as the other teams picked to make the playoffs.  More...


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