January 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

911 Abuse Charges Filed

On Friday, January 6, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a transferred call from Washington County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Local Man Escapes with His Life

Lee Burkett of Lexington was in a serious accident Monday afternoon, but escaped with his life after his backhoe rolled while he was working on his tank dam. At 5:03 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 2, 2017 A resident on FM 141 in Dime Box requested extra patrol of her residence. Deputy West drove by a few times during his shift. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 2, 2017   Officer Walton and Officer Nolen assisted a citizen with a vehicle unlock at Solid Rock Daycare.  Officers Walton and Nolen responded to a call of a loose cow on HWY 77 near Tanglewood. 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

Greens, Cannellini Beans and Andouille Sausage Pan Stew

We enjoyed having all our family to share Thanksgiving Day with, along with some added friends. There was food all over the place and love all over the place, but I think it is time to chow-way down for a few weeks, until our next holiday! More...

Grandma’s Brag!

John and Joe Smart Sons of Scott and Jennifer Smart from South Carolina Grandsons of Mike and Nancy Organ of Lexington   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

January is School Board Recognition Month and Lexington ISD will join other districts across the state to thank these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools. More...

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Allowing a “peek” into their day to day school work, these four Lexington High School students are seen making a group presentation in their English Class. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gladys Appel Jaeger

Funeral services for Gladys Jaeger, 86, of Giddings, were held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating.  More...

Icy Roads Contribute to Two Serious Accidents

Last Friday’s icy road conditions contributed to two serious accidents that happened on Hwy 21. The first accident happened at 7:30 a.m. More...

Farah Ramsey Appointed Constable Precinct 3

Farah Ramsey, a Lexington resident and a Captain with the Giddings Police Department, was appointed Constable of Precinct 3 during Monday morning’s regular Commissioners’ Court Meeting. More...

LISD Board of Trustees Pass Resolution Opposing New Rating System

At Monday night’s LISD Board of Trustees Meeting, the board voted to pass a resolution opposing the newly announced A-F rating system for school districts throughout the state. More...

General Stories

The City of Lexington & Work in Progress

The City Park will be getting some much needed repairs starting next week. The timbers around the playground equipment are being replaced with more durable and longer lasting borders. The project will take a few weeks to complete. More...

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The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees recognized three coaches at their monthly meeting last Monday night. More...

Sentencings

In the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, on the dates between December 13, 2016 and January 3, 2017 there were 11 sentencings handed down in the courts of the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett, and the Honorable Carson Campbell.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

I’m Older Than I Was

I have the honor of working as a hospice chaplain. I get to enter the lives of families when one of their loved ones has six months or less to live. More...

Fayette County Country Music Gospel Show

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host a Gospel Show on Monday, January 16, 2017 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00. More...

Sports

Eagles Down Yoe

Lexington got out to an early lead by posting 17 points in the first quarter while allowing Cameron only 6. It was a short lived lead as the Yoe battled back to tie the game at 22 by halftime. More...

Eagles Even District Record

Top Rogers 36-28

On Tuesday, January 3, Lexington played a back and forth game against Rogers as they battled evenly for the first three quarters. Lexington pulled ahead, taking the lead for the first time with 4:02 left in the third quarter at 18-17. More...

Lexington Falls to Rogers 69 - 34

Lexington’s Lady Eagles lost their fourth District 20 game in four tries. The first quarter was Lexington’s downfall. Rogers pressed full court which Lexington handled to their end of the court. More...


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