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Counterfeit Bills Deposited at Local Bank

On Tuesday, December 27, the Lexington Police Department investigated two reports of counterfeit $20 bills being deposited at Prosperity Bank. According to Officer Ted Walton, Sgt. More...

New Year’s Morning Fight

In the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, at 3:22 a.m., Officer Nunez with the Lexington Police Department was dispatched to a fight in progress at the 729 Hale Street. When he arrived, several people were gathered outside. More...

BVFD Christmas Food Drive

The Blue Volunteer Fire Department kicked off their inaugural Christmas Food Drive with a bang in early December. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

December 26, 2016 Deputy Nelson met with a complainant on Kay St. in Giddings who reported that someone stole an air compressor from her house. A theft report was taken and the investigation continues. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 20, 2016   Officer Walton and Deputy Flores responded to a call of a burglar alarm in the 900 block of Rockdale. Upon arrival, the rear door was found open. Officers cleared the residence then resecured it. More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Happy New Year to everyone! Stop by and enjoy our assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. More...

Chef's Corner

Cheese and Red Pepper Latkes

I was introduced to Latkes a couple of years back and they are delicious. One of the recipes I fix is a little more zesty than some I’ve made. Try this one. You will like it. Shred the potatoes the night before to make dinner easier.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send us your Brag Picture!! Grandma’s Brag Column is FREE!   More...

Sports

Eagles @ R-L Tourney

Lexington boys used the Rosebud-Lott Tourney to sharpen up for District 20 play, which resumes in Rogers on January 3rd. The Eagles had a good opening game, defeating Harker Heights JV 67-60. More...

Franklin 67 Lady Eagles 37

The Lady Eagles continue to improve against some of the best teams in the state and that are in the District 20- 3A. Franklin, being one of the top teams in the district, defeated Lexington 67-37 in the last game of 2016. More...

Eagles Get Clawed

Entered Lions Den in Franklin to open season

Lexington went into the Lions den at Franklin on December 20th to open the District 20-3A boys’ basketball race. The Eagles got seriously clawed by the resident Lions 72-31.  More...

Fatal Accident puts Tragic End to 2016

On Saturday, December 31, shortly after 10 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office received several 911 calls regarding a crash on Hwy 77 south at the Lee/Fayette County Line. More...

GVFD responds to fire at State School

On December 31 at 2:30 am. Giddings VFD was called out to the Giddings State School for a report of a fire. Upon arriving on scene, firefighters noted that the occupants were evacuated from the dorm and the fire was under control. More...

Photo

Several Lee County elected officials were sworn in during Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court meeting. Pictured above are Pct. 4 Constable Donnie Whitsel, Pct. More...

Drug Collection Unit at Sheriff’s Office

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Lee County Attorney’s Office have taken action to reduce prescription drug abuse by making it easier to properly dispose of unused medication. More...

General Stories

LHS Students Tour Sheriff’s Department

On December 8, 2016, students with the Lexington High School Criminal Justice classes went on a field trip to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and Jail. More...

St. Mark’s Recipient of a 4-Star Rating

St. Mark’s Medical Center is pleased to announce they have again received a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS). St. Mark’s is one of only 1,029 select hospitals, nationwide to receive 4-stars or higher.  More...

Farmers and Ranchers Can Receive Text Alerts from USDA

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Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Wish I Had Been Smarter”

“I wish I had been a little smarter,” Max said. “Me too! Who doesn’t wish that?” I responded, laughing.  Max had been telling me about his life. Like all of us, he had a number of mistakes lurking back there. More...

Just a Thought.......

Dear Lexington,  For five years I have had the privilege of speaking with you through this column. (Thank you Rita and Rainey for giving me the opportunity, and Cindy for being so understanding of my foibles.)  More...

Backpack Buddies Lunch Scheduled

The Lexington Backpack Buddies annual Soup and Bread Lunch is Monday, January 9th at 11 a.m. This year’s lunch will be held at Lexington United Methodist Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Jean Farrack

Funeral services for Betty Jean Farrack, 77, of Giddings, were held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings.  More...

Cedall Agnes Baack

Funeral services for Cedall Baack, 93, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Ryan Grube officiating. More...

Dolma Nell “Dottie” Sorenson

Dolma Nell “Dottie” Sorenson of Lexington, Texas, was called to her heavenly home on December 28, 2016 after several years of battling a vascular disease. More...


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