May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Lost Pines to Host Workshop

Lost Pines Groundwater Conservat ion District (LPGCD) will host a Workshop for their Directors and for the public this Saturday at the Paige Community Center, located at 117 Main Street in Paige, beginning at 9 a.m. More...

Lexington HS Named Among the Best

US News ranked Lexington High School 278th within Texas as one of the Best High Schools in the nation, and as such, earned a bronze medal for their 2018 rankings. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 7, 2018  A resident on CR 133 reported someone driving 4-wheelers up and down the roadway at 3 AM. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 7, 2018 Officer Reyna took a call involving a juvenile. Officer Reyna responded to Herks for a possible issuance of a criminal trespass. Officer San Miguel found two unsecured businesses during his patrol checks. May 8, 2018 More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.   More...

Church

BIG HOUSE is coming to Lexington!

The Lexington United Methodist Church is excited to be able to host about 70 mid-high youth and adults in their new Family Life Center, June 28-July 1. More...

The Rosy Side

In the mid-1800s, the predecessor of the United Methodist Church split over slavery. More...

Photos

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance hosted a Community Sing the Thursday before Homecoming. More...

Sports

Lexington Buffaloes Bison

Win Series 2-0

Lexington defeated Buffalo twice on Friday. The first game was a laugher as the Eagles won 13-3 in six innings. The second game was a nail-biter as the Eagles pulled the game out 3-2 with a seventh inning rally from 0-2.  More...

Wrinkle, Texannes Fall in Regional Final

The Tarleton University Texannes lost to Texas A&M Commerce in the Regional Finals Saturday. The Texannes lost their first game in the double elimination tourney to Commerce, putting them in the loser’s bracket. More...

Eagles to Face Clifton

Regional Semi Finals

The Lexington Eagles will face the Clifton Cubs in the Regional Semi-Finals this weekend in Belton. The three game series will be held at Belton High School The first game will start at 7:00 Thursday night. More...

Breaking News - 5/16/2018 3:54 PM

Suspect Apprehended at Walch Store - Free Access

A suspect that led area law enforcement on a search into the woods off of CR 405 near CR 326 on Tuesday, May 15, was apprehended on Wednesday afternoon after Chief Ted Walton received a tip from a local citizen that the culprit may be found in Lincol More...

MVPs Recognized at Athletic Banquet

The Lexington Athletic Association hosted their annual player appreciation banquet. Sam Perry and Grace Patschke were recognized as the overall MVP’s for the Eagles. Coach Kirk Muhl was the MC for the event. More...

Commissioners Establish a Special Budget

At their regular meeting on Monday, May 14, 2018, the Lee County Commissioners approved receiving and establishing a special budget for the proceeds from insurance claims for Hurricane Harvey, totalling $532,445.49, for damage to Lee County Buildings More...

Armed Forces Day at the Fair

This Saturday, at Veterans Park in Giddings, in conjunction with the Lee County Fair that runs from May 17-19, and following the Lee County Fair and Armed Forces Day Parade, area veterans will be honored during a special ceremony. More...

General Stories

“Mudders Day” at Churchill Downs

It was a rainy “mudders day” at this year’s Kentucky Derby—part of the reason an Austin, TX woman who paid $18 for a pick-five combination bet.  All five of her horses, many of them long shots who love a wet track, came i More...

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Hundreds of Members Attend Bluebonnet’s Annual Meeting

Nearly 600 Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members and attended the co-op’s Annual meeting on Tuesday, May 8. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

May 17, 1878 – Brenham Daily Banner: A tragedy occurred about four miles from McDade, the result of an old man by the name of Springer deciding to divide his property in equal shares and pass to his three children, a son and two daughters. More...

Chef's Corner

Sweet Potato Latkes

My ancestors down the line were Jewish. Did you know? Just as with Thanksgiving, a Hanakka table isn’t complete without latkes. More...

Open Stage

Family life in Lexington is the last place I ever expected to find myself. My parents both married outside of the faiths they grew up with and promptly got cut off by both of their families, so I know little to nothing about where I come from.  More...

School

From the Superintendent

Two more weeks of school! We are really busy in the district as we wind down the year. State testing took place at the high school last week, and is taking place at the middle school and elementary this week. More...

Local youths receive Farm Bureau scholarships

( CITY, Texas)— With graduation comes a new journey, but it can be costly. That’s why Lee-Bastrop County Farm Bureau awarded $300 scholarships to local youths.  More...

Temple College Graduates

Temple College presented nearly 900 students with degrees and/or certificates at its 2018 commencement ceremony on May 12. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cathrin Ann Hannan

Memorial services for Cathrin Hannan, 54, of Fedor, Texas will be private. Cathrin Ann Hannan was born on November 16, 1963 in Houston, Texas to John Hannan & Barbara (Kirkpatick) Hannan. She was a writer for a website marketing company. More...

Alburta Louise Stork

Funeral services for Alburta Stork, 93, of Giddings, were held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Alburta Louise (Friedrichs) Stork was born on August 2, 1924 in Goliad, Texas to Walter L. More...

Ofelia Garza

Funeral services for Ofelia Garza, 72, of Giddings, were held on Wednesday, May 16, 2017 at the First Assembly of God in Giddings with Pastor Mike Glover officiating. More...


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