August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hildebrandt Wins It All

Last Saturday night, Hildebrandt’s not only fed the crowd supporting the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department/ Lexington Lions Club fundraiser, but owner Jerry Hildebrandt’s crew took home the top two prizes of $13,000. More...

Imposter Thwarted

On July 27, sometime after 7 p.m., a woman living on FM 696 West may have thwarted an imposter from entering her home. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 24, 2017 A concerned citizen reported two trucks parked at the Blue Fire Department. Deputy Jessup was dispatched and advised the vehicles were gone upon his arrival. He did not locate any trucks in the area. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 24, 2017  Officer Walton took a report of an assault that occurred at the Lexington Elementary School on 7-21- 17. A warrant was issued in the matter and the suspect was arrested for the offense.  More...

Community News

In The Garden

The hot Texas sun is cooking many plants at this time of year; protect your flowering plants. One method to help plants survive the summer is to use plenty of mulch in the garden. More...

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In Texas, we once thought you knew it was hot by your ability to fry an egg on the sidewalk. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of new books and CDs. It’s too hot outside, so why not stay in and read a good book. THE MISSISSIPPI BLOOD by Greg Iles — The climax to the groundbreaking Natchez Burning Trilogy by Greg Iles. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ernest Ray “Amos” Quinney

Ernest Ray “Amos” Quinney, 88 of Lexington, passed away at his home in Lexington on Friday morning, July 28, 2017. More...

Two Bodies Found in Burned Home Indentified

Two bodies found in a burned out mobile home in Paige last Wednesday have been identified. More...

Woman Assaulted

On July 29, sometime after 10 p.m., Officer Nolen with the Lexington Police Department was dispatched to the 900 block of 3rd Street for an assault. More...

Where to Eat this Sunday

Turn to page B1 to read all about Troutman’s Treats in Rockdale, owned by Lexington’s Melissa Troutman and her husband, Bill, the restaurant we visited for this week’s featured place at which to eat after church this Sunday.   More...

Manager Dragged by Moving Vehicle

On Saturday, July 29, at 5:08 p.m., a caller advised that a lady in a silver Nissan Altima left the Sante Fe Steakhouse on Hwy 290 in Giddings after employees of the establishment tried to keep her from leaving because she appeared to be intoxicated. More...

Town Hall Meeting

Lexington ISD will host a Town Hall Meeting on Monday, August 7, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Elementary School. More...

General Stories

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Several youngsters from the United Methodist Church took a trip to Enchanted Rock last Wednesday. They all said the view was “Beautiful.” More...

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The Lee County Cancer Resource Center in Giddings reached a milestone last week. More...

New Practitioner Introduced

Last Monday afternoon, a Farewell Reception was held for Dr. Kristi Burkhart, pictured above on the far right. She is leaving after serving the Lexington community at the Clinic for the past 10 years. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side - Serving in the Dominican Republic

While working in Kenya, a colleague challenged me about the point of Christian mission trips. She argued that we don’t often have sufficient skills. The trips are expensive and difficult. Why do we keep it up?  More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts…….

Lexington lost its original Eagle with the passing of Amos Quinney. Amos was the first to move along the sideline in an Eagle outfit. He was the consummate Eagle fan. More...


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