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Lexington - Small Town with Courageous Hearts

With a few blinks of an eye, traffic swifts by Highway 77 in Lexington, Texas, as if this town doesn’t possess a dot on the map. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 5, 2016   Deputy Ledenbach went to La Grange and picked up a jailer and an inmate from St. Mark’s Hospital.  More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

September 14 , 1876 – Weekly Democratic Statesman (Austin, Texas) reported that Aaron Burleson [of Bastrop county], shot a few days since in Lee county, has died of his wounds. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Grace Lynn Castell Daughter of Sarah and Louis Castell. Granddaughter of Larry and Cindy Terrell. Great-Granddaughter of Roger and Betty Andersen of Lubbock. More...

Chef's Corner

Sausage Surprise

I remember when our kids were in school there were many weekends when their school mates spent many hours at our home playing games either outside or inside. They were always invited to stay for supper or for whatever the meal may be. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

The Lexington Independent School District earned the Met Standard rating for the 2015-16 school year under the Texas Education Agency accountability system. In addition, all campuses in LISD earned the Met Standard rating. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jo Padget

26 April 1964 - 5 September 2016. Jo was born in Austin, Texas. She spent her childhood in the Texas Panhandle, graduating from Booker High School. Jo spent her life in Texas living from the Gulf Coast to the Panhandle. More...

John “J.M.” Martin Lynn

Funeral services for John “J.M” Lynn, 91, of Lexington, Texas,were held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Tanglewood Baptist Church in Tanglewood, Texas with Rev. David Atwood officiating. More...

Donald Rodgers Langham

Donald Rodgers Langham 71, passed peacefully from his Daughters Linda & Lori ’s hands, into God’s hands on August 28th. Donald was a dedicated Son, Brother, Father & Grandfather. More...

Top Positions of LPD Eliminated in Special Meeting

In a special called meeting held on Monday, September 12, the Lexington City Council voted 3-2 to eliminate the Chief of Police and Captain positions on the Lexington Police Department.  More...

Elections, Budgets, & Clean-Up

During the regular meeting of the Commissioners Court last Monday, Commissioners had a laundry list of items to be considered, from the approval of keeping the burn ban lifted, to the disposing of surplus property, to adopting the 2016-2017 Budget.&n More...

Lexington Fall Antique Show & Sale

As the summer comes to a close, so begins the season of comfort, home, and hearth. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

The following is true. You can look it up. But, it is not being shared by the Mainstream Media. The article was talking about repression of Free Speech, one of our basic rights.  More...

Wildland Fire Preparedness

Bluebonnet will host a free wildfire preparedness field day for members, area residents and nonprofit organizations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  We were driving down from Dallas and we had a flat tire just north of Lexington. A very nice man named Reyes stopped to help us fix the flat. He was so friendly and just stopped to help. You never see or hear of this in Dallas. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30-11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Now I’m Over Here”

Benny had been battling dementia for several years. His family described his condition as a “slow fade.” “We’re losing him in pieces. The man I knew is mostly gone,” Daphne, his daughter, shared through tears. More...

Just a Thought.......

By now, almost everyone knows that Americans are leaving religion, and churches, by the droves.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Spike Rockdale Tigerettes

Win District Opener

Lexington started out sluggishly, falling behind Rockdale early in the first District game of the season. However, they got it together late in the first set. More...

Rockdale Rocks Eagles 62-35

In Friday night’s game, Rockdale scored on each of its first two possessions. The Tigers never looked back from there. Lexington cut the lead in half with an early second quarter TD. More...

Meet the 2016 LHS Eagle Varsity Volleyball Team!

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