September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorcycle Accident Proves Fatal

A 52 year old Lexington woman lost her life early Monday morning after crashing her motorcycle in the 400 block of Ave G. Lexington Police Officer Ted Walton arrived at the scene and observed Jo Ann Padget lying on the ground in the roadway. More...

Another Control Burn Out of Control

Last Saturday afternoon, at about 3:15, the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to what was reported as a control burn that had gotten out of control. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

August 29, 2016 Deputy Flores was dispatched to CR 135 to check on 3 cows reported out. The cattle were located and put up. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 29, 2016 Officer Mattingly was dispatched to a vehicle driving reckless coming into the Lexington from West 696. He stopped the vehicle for speeding and issued him a speeding citation. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Relationships are So Complicated”

“Please go in there and set that woman straight! She’s dying, and she’s acting like this is a walk in the park. She should be anxious, fearful, angry, and depressed. Do something!” Melanie pleaded.  More...

Just a Thought.......

Mother Theresa has been in the news because this is the year in which she will be “sainted” by the Catholic Church. We are not surprised.  We have all said to ourselves, “If anyone deserves it, she does.”  More...

First Christian Church Celebrates Sixty Years of Service

Edited from an anonymous hand-written history and garnered casual conversations about the beginning of the Lexington First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) During the early 1950’s, several families from the Lexington area traveled every More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James Alexander Woodward

James Alexander Woodward, 82 of Cedar Park, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016 in Dallas. A memorial service was held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Rockdale with Pastor Adam Straznicky officiating. More...

Paula Frances Weiser

Funeral services for Paula Weiser, 68, of Serbin, Texas were held on Sunday, September 4, 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin with Rev. John Schmidt officiating.  More...

John Edwin Melcher, Jr.

Funeral services for John Melcher, Jr., 87, formerly of Lincoln, Texas, were held Wednesday morning, September 7, 2016 at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Houston with Rev. Timothy Duerr officiating. More...

High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

Early Monday morning, Officer Mattingly was driving through the CEFCO when he observed a blue Chrysler Town & Country pull up to the gas pumps. More...

Outdoor Extravaganza

The Lee County Wildlife Association will host their Outdoor Extravaganza this Saturday at the Giddings High School from 8 am to 5 pm. Sign-in begins at 7 am. Three CEU credit hours will be offered for pesticide applicator license holders.  More...

Celebrating Texas Authors

11th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival

Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center and the Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 11th Annual Texas Word Wranglers Festival on Friday, September 9, from 9am – 5pm. This is a free library event for adults and children.  More...

Photo

Crowds of people showed up last Saturday to support the Dime Box VFD for their annual fundraiser/auction. PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

As is always the case, the Liberals have diverted our attention on the issue of immigration. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor;  It is with sadness that I read that Peggy Brown, author above, will no longer write her wonderful little articles for this paper. I can completely understand her situation and sincerely sympathize. More...

Five People Sentenced

Five people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, on August 23, 2016 with the honorable Riva Towslee Corbett presiding. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

Week of September 8  More...

Chef's Corner

Easy Egg- And Sausage Tortillas

When our grandchildren come for a visit without their parents they like the grandma to make breakfast burritos.  8 flour tortillas 1lb. More...

My American Adventure

Hello! My name is Erwan Limonier. I am a new student at Lexington High School; I am also from Nantes, France. Nantes is the sixth largest city in France and is the largest in what is known as the Brittany Region. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

LISD trustees voted 6-0 on Monday, August 29, 2016, to set a maintenance and operations tax rate of $1.04 per $100 valuation. The maintenance and operations tax rate has not changed since 2008. More...

Photo

Aaron’s of Rockdale presented Lexington elementary with school supplies that had been donated to them. Several LES students welcomed and thanked them for their donation. More...

Sports

Meet the 2016 LHS Eagle Varsity Football Team!

(Continued from last week)
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Meet the 2016 LHS Eagle Varsity Volleyball Team!

(to be Continued next week)
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Lady Eagles Top Taylor Lady Ducks

The Lady Eagles defeated Taylor Friday night in Taylor. Lexington won in four games, 25-15, 21-25, 25-16, 25-16. The Lady Eagles upped their season record to 12-13 with one non-district match left. More...


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