December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Twelve Sentenced

Twelve people were sentenced in District Court in November, with the Honorable Carson Campbell and Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  More...

Courthouse Fails Mold Test, Again

Last Monday morning, Lee County Judge Paul Fischer was advised that the Courthouse failed another mold test, even after having had mold abatement performed, beginning in early November. More...

Christmas at the Courthouse

The Lee County Courthouse will feature a special Christmas event this Thursday night, December 7, beginning at 5:30. More...

Blue Santa

Gift Wrapping Happening Saturday from 8 a.m. until finished at 2434 E. Austin in Giddings. Call 979-542-2800 if you or your organization can help.   More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

November 27, 2017  A motorist reported that a vehicle was overturned on the shoulder of Hwy 290 East. Deputy Mastronardi located a boat and trailer with a bad tire, but it was not overturned. He will check back in a couple of hours.  More...

Lexington Police Report

November 28, 2017  Officer Nolen found an open door on the Lexington High School Gym. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Preparing for Christmas – the Celebration of Our Savior’s Birth

Already begun to prepare for Christmas? What’s the reason behind such preparation? Twenty-something days separate us from December 25th. More...

The Rosy Side

We all have Christmas traditions – how we decorate the tree, who we make cookies for, which presents get opened by what person in what order. More...

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These four men were very instrumental in helping the Lexington United Methodist Church build their Family Life Center, which enjoyed an Open House last Sunday by the entire community. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Corinne Ingram Parker

Corinne Ingram Parker passed away at her home in Rockdale, Texas, on November 22, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband, Curtis Edward Parker in 2016. She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Sherrill and her son, Dr. More...

Gloria A Kubena

Gloria was born on June 2, 1932 in Deanville, the daughter of Edward & Milady (Beran) Kristoff. She graduated from Caldwell High School. Gloria married the love of her life, Julius Kubena, on July 2, 1955. More...

James Edgar Plumlee

Funeral services for James Plumlee, 86, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Minister Ricky Spacek officiating.  More...

Pioneer Festival of Lights Enjoyed by Many

Once again, Round Top State Bank, the Lexington Ministerial Alliance, and the Lexington Log Cabins produced a wonderful family-friendly evening last Saturday night at the Pioneer Festival of Lights. More...

The Eagles Win Again!

Play in Brenham Friday night

The Eagles continue to win on their march to the State Finals later this month. More...

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Gabe Blue (center), was named the Firefighter of the Year at Blue VFD’s annual Christmas Dinner last Friday night. Seen with Gabe is Rick Isaacks, Chief, and Ward Taylor, Asst. Chief. More...

Lexington Middle School Region Band Tryouts

Several members of the Lexington Middle School Band tried out last weekend in Smithville for Region Band. LHS/LMS Band Director Wayne Dannheim also attended and judged 85 flute contestants. More...

General Stories

Ten Indicted by Lee County Grand Jury

Five from Lexington

Ten people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury last month, including five from Lexington. Three people from Lexington were indicted for burglary of a building and engaging in organized criminal activity. More...

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The Lexington Chamber of Commerce named Urbanovsky Auto Repair the December Business of the Month. Pictured are Kelsie Riley, Patrick Torres, and Jason Urbanovsky. More...

Happy Birthday, Lois Boyd!!!

93 Years Young on December 6, 2017 More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

December 1, 1887 –  Georgetown Williamson County Sun: C.P. Vance of Taylor left yesterday for Temple where he expects to move a bunch of beef cattle to his farm in Lee county to be fattened for the market next spring.  More...

Chef's Corner

Slow Cooker Loaded Mashed Potatoes

If you enjoy mashed potatoes like our family does, try this recipe.   More...

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Tejas’ Executive Director Paul Biles presented a check for $1,257 to the Lee County Youth Center, with Donna Orsag accepting it, last Saturday night, at Lights of Tejas. More...

Sports

Lexington Swamps Tidehaven 58-39

The Tidehaven Tigers threw a scare into the Lexington Eagles Friday night in Hallettsville as they rallied from a 30-13 deficit in the third quarter to take a brief 33-30 lead with 4:13 left in the period. More...

Eagles to Go Boling, Again

Friday night the Eagles get a chance for revenge. They will face the Boling Bulldogs in the Region IV championship for the second year in a row. Last season, Boling defeated Lexington in the rain and cold at Navasota. More...

Lexington Tourney

The Lady Eagles avenged Tuesday night’s loss to Somerville in both teams’ first game of the Lexington Tourney. Tuesday night Lexington led until late in the game before Somerville staged a rally to win. More...


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