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School Threat Overheard by LISD Staff Member

On Monday evening, Februay 26, Lexington Police Chief, Ted Walton, received a call from a staff member of Lexington ISD who had been made aware of a possible threat made by a student who allegedly was overheard saying they were going to bring a gun t More...

Butterfly Garden Decimated

Caregivers and designers of a nationally registered Butterfly Garden adjacent to the Lexington Senior Citizen Center were crushed when they discovered this week that someone, trying to be helpful, decimated their handiwork. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

February 26, 2017 A motorist reported 8 to 10 cows out on Hwy 21 near CR 103. Deputy Nelson removed them from the roadway. A complainant reported a box of checks stolen out of his truck in Round Rock. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 26, 2017 Officer San Miguel and Officer Walton responded to the 800 block of Yegua in reference to a subject smelling smoke in their home. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

The Rosy Side

Some years ago, I got pulled over by Tribal Police driving through the middle of nowhere Arizona. I wasn’t really speeding, and there wasn’t a stop sign or stop light for dozens of miles. More...

Church Brief

Winter Meltdown Concert

Ridgeway Baptist Church, located at 153 Ridgeway Cemetery Road in Paige, will host their Winter Meltdown Concert on Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11, featuring a wide variety of music flavors, including Christian, RAP, Hip Hop, Contemporary and C More...

Sports

Eagles @ Holland Tourney

Lexington had a successful weekend at the Holland Tourney, winning three of four games. The Eagles defeated McGregor 4-3, host Holland 7-6, and Florence 5-0. The Eagles lost to Groesbeck 5-3 in Saturday’s first game.  More...

Lady Eagles Top Jarrell 3-1

Kylie Hobbs pitched and hit the Lady Eagles past Jarrell Thursday night. Hobbs pitched a two-hitter at Jarrell, hit a homerun, and drove in a run. Hobbs struck out 12 Jarrell hitters in the game. This was the first district game for both teams.  More...

Lady Eagles @ Schulenburg Tourney

The Lady Eagles played for the consolation championship in the Schulenburg Tourney this past weekend. Rice Consolidated topped the Lady Eagles 5-3 in the trophy game. Lexington lost to Goliad in the first game of the tourney Friday 5-2. More...

Livestock Show Blasts Former Record

Sales total $745,529

This year’s Lee County Jr. Livestock Show blasted the former record set in 2015 and beat last year’s figures by more than $93,000! More...

Relay for Life to be Held at Eagle Stadium

This year an important event will be hosted at Eagle Stadium in Lexington – the American Cancer Society’s Lee County Relay for Life. More...

Photo

Colby, Larissa, and Ally, children of Kerry and Kim Bexley of Snow’s, offer their help each Saturday at the renowned barbecue establishment. More...

General Stories

DPS Offers Spring Break Safety Tips

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to keep safety a top priority as they prepare for this year’s Spring Break. More...

Alzheimer’s Texas to Host Educational Lunch N’ Learn

It is estimated 340,000 Texans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. More...

Texas Health and Human Services Provides a Useful Opioid Tool

A big headline in the past few years has been opioid misuse and abuse, with many even calling it an epidemic. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

March 7, 1878 – Austin Weekly Democratic Statesman: “Corn is worth twenty five cents in Lee County.” More...

Chef's Corner

Chicken and Shrimp Etouffee

1 pkg. More...

Open Stage

From humble beginnings near Dime Box to stages at Carnegie Hall and the Smithsonian, Tyler Dee Bell (better known to the world as TD Bell) was the real deal.   More...

School

From the Superintendent

Thanks to everyone that came out to support and encourage our students at the Lee County Jr. Livestock Show. I have heard about this event since November when I came to the district, and it didn’t disappoint. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Debra “Debbie” Lay Beisert

Funeral services for Debra “Debbie” Beisert, 61, of Lincoln, Texas, were held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas with Rev. Garrett Smith officiating. More...

John Wayne Church

Memorial services for John Church, 66, of Giddings were held on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Alonzo Wood officiating. More...

Maxine Lorraine Dodd

Maxine Lorraine Dodd, age 73 of Pflugerville, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center. Services were held on Friday, March 2, 2018 in the Davilla Assembly of God Church in Davilla, Texas with Rev. More...


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