June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Is Lexington the Nicest Place in America?

Lexington has been nominated as one of the nicest places in America to live by local resident, Casey Butler, who sent in her story to Reader’s Digest. More...

Little League Administrator Embezzled Funds

On May 31st, Ginger Barrett pled guilty on charges of 2nd Degree Felony Theft and State Jail Felony Theft in the 155th Judicial District Court in Bellville. She was the administrator for District 13 Little League, which includes Lee County.  More...

Red Hats Visit new Business Downtown

Members of Lexington’s Red Hat Ladies enjoyed a Friday afternoon at Mom & Dad’s Icehouse in downtown Lexington last week. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 28, 2017 A motorist reported a vehicle traveling on FM 180 going across Hwy 290 and through a fence. Deputy Mastronardi was dispatched. A wrecker was in the area and gave the LCSO the name and number of the driver, who was issued a citation. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 29, 2017  Officer Walton responded to an assist call on Gary Street where a subject fell and needed assistance getting up. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

That’s No Phone!

Albert was a quiet guy. Like a shadow, he would drift in and out of his room, noiselessly piloting his wheelchair down the hallways. More...

The Rosy Side

I know that we are probably not supposed to pick favorites, but if I’m honest with myself, Jesus’ disciples are my favorite Biblical figures. More...

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Lexington and Blue United Methodist Churches confirmed seven students on Pentecost Sunday, June 4th. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Franklin Wilson

Funeral services for Franklin Wilson, 81, of Dime Box, Texas, were held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at South Oak Church of Christ in Dime Box with Brother Asberry Mitchell officiating.  More...

Kervin Earl Reuter

Funeral services for Kervin Reuter, 78, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Chris Nietubicz officiating.  More...

Carl August Brown

Visitation for Carl Brown, 95, of Paige was held on Friday, June 2, 2017  More...

Eminent Domain Used Against Local Landowner

The Central Texas Regional Water Supply Corporation (CTRWSC) out of San Antonio is taking [yet another] Lee County land owner before a committee of Special Commissioners to hear a case where eminent domain will be used. More...

GPD Officer Nabs Two in Two Days

Giddings Police Officer Dustin Kieschnick nabbed two different suspects for stolen vehicles in two days while on routine patrol. According to the police report, the first incident occurred on Wednesday, May 31 at about 10 p.m. More...

Eight Sentenced in District Court

Eight people were sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding on May 30, and with the Honorable Reva Towslee presiding on June 2.  Eric Quintin Ferguson, 34 of Giddings, was sentenced for assa More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts 17

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted 17 people on May 25 and June 1. More...

General Stories

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Mary Jo and Danielle Loch are seen during the Survivor Walk at last Friday’s Lee County Relay for Life. PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Spring Onion Pimiento Cheese Grits

Coming from the south, our family has eaten its share of grits. This is one dish that will satisfy anyone, especially if you enjoy cheeses. Try it! You’ll like it! This recipe will serve many.   More...

Giddings Public Library News

The library has a shipment of many new books and CDs of all kinds. Come by the library and check out some of the new titles. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Sadie Anne Tucker Daughter of Jesse & Liz Tucker, Granddaughter of Richard & Julie Tucker Great granddaughter of Randal & Laverne Martin all of Lexington More...

School

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School let out for the students on May 26, but Lexington Elementary teachers were hard at it last week, learning about differentiation. PHOTO SUBMITTED BY LYNETTE BROWN, LES PRINCIPAL. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Honored

The Lexington Lady Eagle softball players were honored by District 20 coaches as they named the All-District teams. Lexington was voted two of the six premium honors. Offensive MVP was voted to Lexington Freshman, Kylie Hobbs. More...

Sports Thoughts……

Academy winning the state championship only makes you realize just how good the Lady Eagles were this season. More...

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Pictured is a drone view of the Survivor Lap at last weekend’s Lee County Relay for Life. PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...


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