October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Brockenbush Wins Best Theme

On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center and Combined Community Action held the 10th annual Pink Ribbon Affair, a breast cancer awareness fundraiser held at the Giddings American Legion Hall. More...

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With “A Whale of a Cake”, 1st place winner of the kids division, Kassidy Brown, is flanked by Officer Terpstra of the Lexington PD and Deputy Sheriff Mastronardi.PHOTOS BY PHILIP CONCAN More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 10, 2016 Deputy Jessup was dispatched to a disturbance on CR 233 after a woman called and reported she had been arguing with her husband. Both parties were separated from each other. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 10, 2016   Officer Walton was called to the Dollar General in reference to a possibly intoxicated person. Upon arrival, he met with the subject and thought he was acting out of character, but not intoxicated. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30– 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

It is sad to think that before we had Facebook and other social media, we lived in ignorance. Yes, we had newspapers, television and tell-a-woman, but we did not have the instant notification which is ours today. More...

School

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Pictured at the left are LISD teachers Jeananne Hengst and Courtney Nuckols (with her daughter), at the recent Grand Opening of the new high school in Lexington. More...

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Lexington Masonic Lodge 138 donated toothbrushes to Lexington Elementary’s first grade class last week. More...

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Pictured above are this year’s Class Favorites, as selected by the student body and staff at Lexington High School. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lee Ellen Flippin

Funeral services for Lee Flippin, 87, of Dime Box were held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dime Box with Brother Harvey Abke and Rev. Roger Millheim officiating.  More...

Elder B. Orsag

Funeral services for Elder B Orsag, 89 of Lexington, Texas, were held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen and Father Uche Andeh officiating. Elder B. More...

Ruby Lee Lowery

Funeral services for Ruby Lee Lowery, 93, of Ledbetter, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Ledbetter Cemetery with Rev. David Tinker officiating. More...

Multiple VFDs Respond to Pasture Fire

The peace and quiet of a restful Sunday afternoon was disturbed when, at 2:47, the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a reported pasture fire on CR 316 near FM 112. More...

Early Voting Starts Monday

Early Voting for the upcoming General Election will begin Monday, October 24 and run through Friday, November 4. Carla Arldt, Elections Administrator for Lee County, announced the Early Voting Poll locations.  More...

Commissioners Look to Resolve Problem with LiveAir

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court last week, a discussion about a bill being owed to the County by their Internet Service Provider, Live Air, came up. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

You heard it here first. An upcoming headline will announce it. NO PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION THIS YEAR ! ! ! More...

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In late September, Governor Greg Abbott proclaimed October as ‘Principals Month.’ The LISD School Board followed his lead and formally recognized the hard work and efforts that LISD princ More...

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Community News

Chef's Corner

Cornbread Skillet Casserole

One of our Sunday night favorites is a single main dish that our family enjoys during cold evenings.   More...

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Riley Wilhite checks out her surroundings as activity begins to get busy at the Blue VFD’s fundraiser held recently. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Sweet Grandchildren!  Wesley and Sheri Sweet’s grandchildren, Benjamin and Alison, at a Bounce House in Virginia, for Alison’s 8th birthday!   More...

Sports

Eagles Clobber Comfort 70-14

Comfort won the opening coin toss. They deferred to the second half, which proved to be a mistake by the Bobcats. Comfort kicked off out of bounds. The ball was placed at the Eagle 30 yard line. Walker Hess threw an incomplete pass on first down. More...

Lady Eagles Bomb Yoe in 3

Lexington defeated the Lady Yoe of Cameron 25-21, 25-14, 25-11 Tuesday night last week. The night was also Senior Night, as the school and teammates honored the senior volleyball players and managers.   More...

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

Courtney Strain makes a high jump on the return of the ball. PHOTOS BY MARK STRAIN More...


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