Independence Day Celebrated in Lexington



Approximately 250 people attended the 4th of July fireworks display at the Lexington Memorial Park. The Lexington VFD staged the fireworks that were sponsored by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. The display filled the sky with beautiful plumes for about 20 minutes. The night opened with attendees standing as the “Star Spangled Banner” was played. Patriotic music was played in […]

GriefShare Program Offered to the Local Community



Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to register for the GriefShare program held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings. The group is led by people who have had personal experience with the grief and mourning that accompanies the death of a loved one. The non-denominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that […]

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Have You Prepared Your Will?



When a loved one dies, it is a traumatic event for the family. Be sure your family and friends do not become entangled in haggling and legal procedures in the disposition of your estate by having your will prepared in advance. Many people put off preparing their will because they think they need to have an attorney prepare it. On […]

Community Calendar



Wednesday, July 8 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library – 10:30 – 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, July 9 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast – 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Giddings Rotary Club – noon AA Big Book Study @ First Christian Church – 7 p.m. Lexington Log Cabins – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday, […]

House Fire Destroys Home and Contents

No injuries, but cause unknown

Last Friday afternoon the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm in the Willow Creek Subdivision, near the Lee/Bastrop County line. The intial report was that a singlewide mobile home had exploded and it was feared that six people were inside. Thankfully, the report of people inside was incorrect, but Mike Butler and his wife, Casey, along with their […]

Offer Made on Bank Building



Lexington City Council members Lori Barnikow and Tony Tavary met with Tommy Jatzlau, Lee County Regional President of Prosperity Bank, last Friday to make an offer on the old bank building located downtown on the Square. The results of that meeting may be made public at the regular meeting of the Lexington City Council on Wednesday, July 8, at 5:30 […]

Large Group Assembled at First Lee County Tea Party



An estimated 160 people assembled on the west lawn of the Lee County Courthouse last Friday afternoon to show solidarity behind a grassroots movement that promotes limited government, fiscal responsibility and a free market. State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt was a featured speaker of the event as he highlighted the importance of getting involved with your government to keep them accountable. […]

Texas Tornadoes of Lee County Bring Home National Championship



The Texas Tornadoes returned home Saturday night, July 4, with smiles on their faces. Autumn Hall, Jana Torn, Katie Turner, and Kayla Turner bring home a National Championship title in Equestrian Color Guard. The teams were competing against 13 out-of-state teams and over 16 teams from Texas. The teams also brought home a 2nd, two 5th places, two 7th places, […]