August 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatality on Hwy 21

On Saturday, July 30, at approximately 6:30 p.m. DPS Trooper Robert Gulash from the Schulenburg DPS Office was called to a single vehicle accident on Highway 21 outside of Dime Box. More...

Antique Hand Dug Well Revealed

Last Saturday, July 30, an old hand dug water well was revealed after it opened up like a sink hole on 2nd Street in Lexington, between Burns and Hale Streets.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 25, 2016   The Sheriff ’s Office received a call from an alarm company advising of an activated alarm at a local business on Hwy 290. Deputy Jessup checked the building and found all doors and windows secure. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 18, 2016 Cpt. Wooldridge was called by a complainant who reported the theft of gas from that location. A report was taken. Officer Mattingly was dispatched to the 200 Blk of N Rockdale St in reference to two subjects causing a disturbance. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Long-time readers will suspect that I am repeating an earlier column. No, I am not, but the theme is familiar. Why? More...

Photos

The dessert table at last Saturday’s Lions Club and Lexington VFD fundraiser was manned by Aaron and Estelle Proske, Barbara Fisher, and Mary Ann and Oscar Hillegeist. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

THEY SAID IT

“It Got Trapped Inside”

“I need to know what to do. I want this to go well,” Stephanie said. Stephanie’s mother-in-law Betty had been diagnosed with cancer over a year ago. More...

Sports

Youth Volleyball League Coming Fall 2016

Lexington Lil’ Diggers Volleyball will host their first annual volleyball league this Fall in Lexington. Youth volleyball is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. More...

Sports Thoughts……

Well, the fall school sports seasons have started. Life is going to get busy for the next ten months. I love it….  The Cross Country team got to start first Monday morning at 8:00 am. More...

Meet the Eagles

The Lexington Athletic Association will be hosting Meet the Eagles on August 11th at 6:00 p.m. We will have a Frito Pie/Hot Dog dinner starting at 6:00. High school student athletes eat free. All others will be $5.00/ plate.  More...

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 5-7

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less than $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday, scheduled for this weekend.  The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplie More...

LCSO Investigates Burglaries

Lee County Sheriff’s Office was busy investigating several burglaries last week. Two reports came in on Monday, July 25. Billie Kieschnick called to report several items missing from his home on PR 2908 in Giddings. More...

Lexington Ties to Rio de Janeiro

Craig Holland, the son of Trudy and Gary Holland, grew up in Lexington and graduated from Lexington High School before going to Texas A & M University. More...

General Stories

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Pit Boss at last Saturday night’s Lexington Lions Club and Lexington VFD fundraiser Ace Blankenburg fights the smoke as he mops chicken pieces. More...

Forgery at Peterson’s

Lexington Police Officer Walton was contacted by Lee County Deputy Dontrell Nurse in reference to a possible forgery at Peterson’s Grocery on Tuesday, July 26. More...

One Nation Under Fire

A very interesting video is now making the rounds on social media. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Scalloped Potatoes with Mushrooms

My wife is always trying different side dishes to compliment the meat dish I am preparing. This one is a keeper.   More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

GROCERY SHOPPING

Since 1950 grocery items have changed and gotten heavier to carry. A gallon of milk seems lots heavier today than in the past. I could carry a glass jug of Superior dairy milk in one hand and a toddler on my hip and never seem to feel overburdened. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Aleyna Jayne Gutierrez  Daughter of Sam and Priscilla Gutierrez of Giddings. Granddaughter of Ruby and Gerardo Guzman of Lexington and Shannon and Ed Gutierrez of Giddings.   More...

School

Blinn to students: no guns on campus this year

Blinn College is reminding students and campus visitors that Senate Bill 11 - commonly known as the “Campus Carry” law - applies only to public, four-year universities and that firearms will not be allowed at any Blinn College location un More...

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A proud Lynette Brown, Principal at Lexington Elementary School, stands behind the students whose names were drawn for four bicycles during this year’s participation in the Summer Reading Progr More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William “Bill” Hester Dowdy, Jr.

Funeral services for William “Bill” Dowdy, Jr., 93, of Lexington, Texas, were held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Lexington with Rev. Chris Bruce and Alonzo Wood officiating.  More...

Dorothy Elizabeth Goetz

Funeral services for Dorothy Goetz, 67, of Giddings, were held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father Uche Andeh officiating. More...

George “Mack” Stanley McCullough, Jr.

Funeral services for George “Mack” McCullough Jr., 76, of Fedor, Texas, were held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. More...


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