October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mistaken Identity

On September 27, Officer Ted Walton with the Lexington Police Department received a call from Craig’s List in reference to a suicidal subject who had posted their intent on the popular website. More...

October 11 Last Day to Register to Vote in Upcoming Election

Lee County Elections Administrator, Carla Arldt, reminds voters that October 11, 2016 is the last day Lee county Voters can register to be able to vote in the upcoming November 8 General Election.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 26, 2016 A motorist reported a bull and a cow out on Ave B in Lexington. Deputy Nurse assisted Lexington Police Dept search the area. Deputy Jessup was dispatched to CR E in Lexington after a caller reported her cell phone stolen. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 26, 2016   More...

District Court Sentencings

Two people were sentenced in the District Court of Lee County on Tuesday, September 20, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Because I like to be helpful, I want to remind you that you have a furnace in your house. I know, you have probably forgotten it because this summer the last thing anyone wanted was more heat. More...

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Getting ready for the upcoming Roast Beef Dinner at St. More...

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Pictured above are some of the ladies who volunteered their time to help with Holy Family Catholic Church’s Fall Festival held last Sunday. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Deborah K. Ahrendt, M.D.

Deborah Kay Ahrendt, M.D., peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Deborah succumbed to her battle with illness after having bravely fought for most of her adult life. More...

Karen Evonne Rogers

Karen Evonne Rogers, 63 of Brenham, formerly of Rockdale, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 in Temple. More...

Woman Pinned Under her Vehicle

Officer Ted Walton with the Lexington Police Department responded to a call reporting an elderly woman trapped under her vehicle. The dispatch came out at 11:24 a.m. on Friday, September 30, to 205 Gary Street in Lexington.  More...

The 10th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

The 10th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair will be held to benefit Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center and Combined Community Action to help cancer survivors and their families and to educate others about cancer prevention in Lee, Fayette, and Bastrop cou More...

Three Agencies in Foot Pursuit

Last week, on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, three law enforcement agencies were involved in a foot pursuit. More...

GVFD Responds to Fire at Buccee’s

Giddings VFD received a call at 2:30 Monday afternoon in reference to a 5th wheel on fire at the Buccee’s on Hwy 290. 5th wheel with smoke coming out of the kitchen wall.  More...

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Holy Family Catholic Church held their Annual Fall Festival last Sunday. They may have served enough fried chicken to fill up two times the population of Lexington! More...

General Stories

Sheriff’s Vehicle T-Boned

On Saturday, October 1, at 1:53 p.m., the Giddings Police Department requested assistance from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at the railroad crossing on Hwy 290 West. The crossing arms were down and vehicles were going around them. More...

Blinn-Brenham to host presidential election forecasting presentation

Blinn College is inviting students and the community to discover the next president of the United States almost a month in advance of the presidential election.  More...

One Nation Under Fire

Donald Trump got clobbered in the First Presidential Debate and he has no one to blame but himself. His problem was obvious: arrogance. He did not adequately prepare for the competition he was to face.  More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

October 4, 1876- Galveston Daily: “Sheriff Brown informs the Giddings (Texas) Tribune that the bees recently attacked a pony, which was hitched to a tree near his house, and stung him so badly that he died from the effects in about tw  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

McKinley’s Grands! Standing - Alaya McKinley, Allison Crow & Savanna McKinley; Sitting - John David holding Conner McKinley, Harleigh McHenry, and Pat holding Flynn McKinley. More...

Chef's Corner

Baked Potatoes with Cheese Sauce

Baked potatoes can be a handful to prepare, if you bake 4 or more at a time. Preparing a cheese sauce ahead can save time in getting them stuffed. More...

School

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The ladies that keep the Lexington Elementary School’s cafeteria hopping are pictured above. More...

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A large crowd attended the Grand Opening of the New Lexington High School Campus last Wednesday. Pictured above are Robert and Judy Patschke. More...

Sports

Eagles to Host Blanco in District Opener

Lexington hosts the Blanco Panthers Friday night in the District 13-3A-II Opener for both teams. Lexington comes into the match with a 3-2 record and Blanco enters with a 1-4 season record. More...

Lexington Hammers Hearne in 3

The Lexington Lady Eagles got back to its winning ways with a three set win over Hearne. Lexington won with set scores of 25-14, 25-5, and 25-6. Lexington served up 27 aces in the match. More...

Lady Longhorns Fall in Straight Sets to Fayetteville

Playing a lineup that featured limited varsity experience, the Dime Box Lady Longhorns fell Friday night to the Fayetteville Lady Lions in three sets, 25-15, 25- 19 and 25-13. More...


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