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LPD Assists in Recovery of Stolen Vehicle

On Monday afternoon, February 27, Lexington Police Officer Ted Walton was dispatched to the 2000 block of CR 307 in Blue to assist DPS with the investigation of a possible stolen vehicle.  More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

February 27, 2017   Deputy Nelson and Deputy Ledenbach ran a horse that was reported out into a pasture near FM 180 and CR 130 in Ledbetter.  More...

Lexington Police Report

February 27, 2017   Officer Walton assisted DPS air in the recovery of a stolen vehicle on County Road 307.  More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Be sure to attend our open house on March 10th to celebrate our new Teen Lounge & Study Area from 3:30 to 6 PM. There will be refreshments, games and door prizes. More...

Chef's Corner

Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots and Lemons

How about the “Slow Cooker Suppers” or One-Pot Meals? This way of cooking is very popular with our way of life now days. Try this recipe. You will enjoy it!   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Thomas M. and Timothy R. Schubert Big Brother Thomas Martin is seen holding his new brother, Timothy Robert. More...

School

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Lexington High School Teacher of the Month for March is Dana Matson. She is recognized by the Lexington chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators. More...

LISD's Week in Review

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Obituaries - Free Access

Ishmael Herrera Soto

On Monday, February 27th, Ishmael Herrera Soto, 84, died peacefully at his home in Austin in the company of loving family members, following a yearlong battle with cancer. More...

Alda Bess Lorine Schubert

Funeral services for Alda Bess Schubert, 80 of Fedor, Texas, were held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor with Rev. Carl Roth officiating. More...

Jerry Wayne Otte

Funeral services for Jerry Otte, 68 of Tanglewood, Texas, were held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings, Texas with Rev. Trey Comstock officiating. More...

Child Injured in Accident

A woman and two children were in a single vehicle accident on Tuesday, February 28, at about 9:30 p.m. The accident happened on Hwy. 77, about two miles north of Lexington. More...

Affidavits Show Hacker Beaten to Death

Last week, the Milam County 20th District Court Judge John Youngblood ordered the Rockdale Police Department’s probable cause affidavits, regarding the death of Emily Hacker, unsealed. More...

Four Records Set at Lee County Jr. Livestock Show

Four records were set at the 45th Annual Lee County Jr. Livestock Show last weekend, with Aubrey Heller, with the Lexington FFA, taking the top award and top bid for her Commercial Bred Heifers entry. More...

General Stories

Former Mayor Willrich Serving in 20th Year

Lexington former Mayor, Robert L. Willrich, Sr., is serving his ninth term as the Lee County representative to the Board of Trustees of Bluebonnet Trails Community Services. More...

Sheriff Meyer Visits the Capitol

Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer was one of more than 120 Sheriffs and other law enforcement officers from around the state that visited the 85th Legislature on Tuesday, February 28. More...

Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center Membership Drive

The Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center is currently holding their Annual Membership Drive and will host their Hamburger Supper fundraiser on April 7 at the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Lexington, located on Hwy 77 across from Peter More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 8, 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

The Rosy Side

We have entered the season of the Christian year known as Lent. This is the 40-ish days from Ash Wednesday (March 1st) through Easter (April 16th). It is modeled on Christ’s time in the wilderness before embarking on his earthly ministry.  More...

THEY SAID IT

I Didn’t Know How to Correct It

Donald was a bachelor. He had worked in disaster relief and travelled all over the world. His tiny apartment was full of pictures and memorabilia from over 20 different countries. Now he was battling cancer.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Jolt Jarrell

Lexington got four runs in the top of the first inning to jolt Jarrell. The Lady Eagles added three more scores in the fifth frame. The 7-0 lead held up despite a Jarrell rally in the bottom of the seventh that fell way short. More...

Lady Eagles Co-winners in Schulenburg Tourney

The life of a senior high schooler is filled with lots of lasts, the last year of school being the most obvious. However, there are a million littler lasts that take place during the year. More...

Eagles at Lago Vista Tourney

The Lexington boys ventured into the Hill Country for the Lago Vista Tourney last weekend. The Eagles lost two games on Thursday, 6-0 to Blanco and 4-1 to Aubrey. Friday was a better day as the Eagles topped district foe, Franklin, 6-3. More...


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