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Regional All Hazards Exercise to be held in Lexington & Giddings

Lee County will host the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) 2016 Regional All Hazards Exercise on Nov. 2 and Nov. 3, with the exercise being held at the Lexington Park on November 3 and at El Dorado Chemical in Giddings on Wednesday, Nov. More...

Eminent Domain Meeting

A growing coalition of 16 Texas-based organizations, leading the Texans for Property Rights grassroots initiative, will host a meeting at the Bastrop Convention and Exhibit Center in Bastrop, Texas, on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 24, 2016 A complainant called and reported a man on whom she had a Criminal Trespass Warning against was back on her property. Deputy Nurse and Deputy Nelson responded but the subject left prior to their arrival. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 24, 2016   Officer Walton responded to a suspicious vehicle at 604 Ave. B. Upon arrival it was discovered that the subject vehicle belonged to contract workers that had come to work on the home.  October 25, 2016   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30-11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“I Have to Trust”

“I’m worried about my lady, but there’s not a thing I can do for her,” Billy said.  More...

Just a Thought.......

One of the great turn-arounds in history took place on May 13, 609 A. D. More...

Sports

Lexington Stops Johnson City 62-0

Lexington got off to a slow start on Senior Night, fumbling on their first possession, and punting on the second. After that, the Lexington Eagles scored on nine of the next 10 possessions. More...

Eagles Play Florence 1st Place at Stake

Lexington travels to Florence Friday night with first place in District 13-3A-II on the line. Florence has one district loss, which came on the second week of district when Florence lost to Blanco 21-18.  More...

Lady Eagles Spike Hearne

Lexington ended the regular season with a dominating win over Hearne. The Lady Eagles completed the task at hand in three sets. You will notice in the stats there were no digs in the match. More...

Woman Suffers Road Rash and Tire Tracks on Body

A 36 year old Ledbetter woman suffered road rash and tire tracks on her body, as well as a possible broken arm, after being run over.  More...

Long Election Season Coming to a Close

At last, one of the longest election seasons will come to a close next Tuesday, November 8. More...

Free Rides to the Polls

The Capital Area Rural Transportation System will participate along with many Texas transit providers, taxis and ride share services offering free rides to and from early voting and Election Day polls. More...

District Court Sentencings

Several people were sentenced in District Court, some on October 4 by the Honorable Carson Campbell, and three others on October 18 by the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett. More...

Congratulations to the LES Red Ribbon Week Coloring and Essay Contest Winners!

(Front Row, L to R) Kinsey Noe, Brayden Harris, Kendall Gural, Allyson Kovar, Kayla Magnuson, Harper Griffin, Emma Childs, Madalyne Boettcher, Brynlee Haas and Jesus Puente-Zuniga (Back Row) Jamiell More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

I feel sorry for the mainstream media, particularly those who have been filling every page with a denouncement of Donald Trump. I do not know what they are going to do for talk time and print space when the election is over. More...

Clayton Williams to Sell Giddings Area Assets

Clayton Williams Energy Inc. will sell all of its Giddings Area assets in east-central Texas for $400 million through a definitive purchase and sale agreement with a third party, which it entered, the company said Oct. 24.  More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Giddings Public Library has a good assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. More...

Chef's Corner

Spanish-Style Omelet

Have you ever tried making an omelet breakfast? It’s as easy as pie! Omelets are not just to be eaten for breakfast; try a brunch, or dinner. My wife usually serves them with smoked pancakes or bacon.   More...

Photos

Both of the pictures above were taken by Pastor Lief Hasskarl during his recent visit to Lee County. More...

School

Lexington Students Get to see First Hand the Workings of District Court

The Lexington High School Criminal Justice Class recently went on a field trip to the Lee County District Court for the 335th Judicial District in order to see a practical application of what is being taught in the classroom. More...

LISD's Week in Review

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Obituaries - Free Access

Marie Emilie Patschke

Funeral services for Marie Patschke, 92 of Giddings, Texas, were held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner and Rev. Chris Nietubicz officiating. More...

Anton Martin Lehmann

Anton Martin Lehmann, 83, of Caldwell, was called home to his Lord Friday, October 28, 2016. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, November 1, at Burleson County Cowboy Church. Bro. Harvey Abke presided over the services. More...

Edward Melvin Markert

Funeral services for Edward Markert, 84 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...


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