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Area children have been able to enjoy various Vacation Bible Schools this summer. One of the more recent ones was hosted by Lexington’s United Methodist Church. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 18, 2016   More...

Governor Abbott Announces Police Protection Act

Governor Greg Abbott recently announced an effort to strengthen penalties for crimes committed against law enforcement officers – the Police Protection Act.  More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Southern Cornbread Salad

This is the time of year for family gatherings or reunions. This recipe is not only tasty, but it makes a pretty presentation using a trifle bowl. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Old Things

I guess the older you get the better old things look to you. I received two postcards from a friend of houses in Lexington around 1909 (if I can see well enough to make out the date). They are priceless pictures of past Lexington history.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

WHAT? NO BRAG??  Brag Away!   More...

School

New Beginnings at McDade High School

As the final weeks of summer are coming to an end, McDade High School would like to highlight some important things happening for our students as we prepare for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year.  More...

Sports

Lexington Outlook for 2016

The Eagles have a huge mileage district but, the overall picture favors Lexington. Why? The Eagles are in Region IV in football. The only team with a strong power rating in the entire region is East Bernard. More...

Sports Thoughts…..

The next time you read this column, the fall high school sports seasons will have started. The coaching staff is complete with new additions. More...

Sports Activities

The Lexington Cross Country runners will start working out Monday, August 1, at 8 a.m., under the direction of new Coach Kaitlyn Morgan. Coach Kevin Patschke’s Volleyball team will begin their workouts at 9 a.m. More...

County Health & Dental Insurance Rates Drop

During Monday’s Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners voted to approve the Medical, Dental and Life Insurance rates for the upcoming year for County Employees. More...

Tires, Fires and Rollovers

Over the past week, fire fighters have fought fires caused by flat tires and discarded butts, while law enforcement responded to a rollover.  More...

New Rules for Mobile Homes in Lexington

During last Monday’s Lexington City Council special meeting, a motion was made and approved to amend Chapter 62 of the City’s Code of Ordinances. Chapter 62 references manufactured homes, mobile homes and modular homes. More...

Inspections Required

Beginning August 1, the City of Lexington will be requiring all new utility connections to have an inspection performed by the City Code Official. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

If you follow the headlines in the Obedient Media, you would think that those terrible old Republicans are responsible for starting a “Culture War” at their convention. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

July 25, 1876 – Galveston Daily News reported that Lee County Sheriff James Brown had jailed one E. More...

Driver Gets a Triple

Ronald Dean Chellew, Jr. of Cedar Park was driving through Giddings in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 20 when he managed to take out a mailbox, a fire hydrant, and a road sign. The excitement started at 2:26 a.m.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 -11   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“It’s Easier That Way”

“Now, Mattie, I’m right and you know it,” Vern said. “Of course, Vern. You always are.” Mattie responded. “Don’t believe anything she says. More...

Just a Thought.......

Just when we thought the world could not get any crazier, this news article appeared. More...

Ministerial Aliance to Host 5th Sunday Sing

The Lexington Area Ministerial Alliance will host a 5th Sunday Sing on Sunday, July 31st at First Baptist Church Lexington. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the Sing, followed by a reception. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dorothy Ramsey

Dorothy (Gates) Ramsey was born March 25, 1928 in Manning, Texas to John and Lena Mae (Owens) Gates. On February 19, 1944, she and Ray Louis Ramsey were married in Corpus Christi. More...

Larry McGary

Larry McGary, age 67 of Lexington, Texas passed peacefully into the arms of Christ on July 17, 2016 in his home surrounded by his family and friends.  He was born January 11, 1949 in Austin, Texas. More...

Christian Salas

A Mass of Christian Burial for Christian Salas, 22, of Giddings, was held on Friday, July 22, 2016 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father Uche Andeh officiating. More...


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