Lee County Leans Heavy for Trump



While it’s no surprise that Lee County overwhelmingly voted for a Republican Presidential candidate, no one would guess if that would hold true this year, given the contention of the race. However, remaining true to form, Lee County voted for the Republican Presidential candidate, giving him 75.53% of their vote. This year’s election did set a couple of records. Early […]

Hazmat Exercise in Lexington



On Thursday, November 3, first responders converged on Memorial Park in Lexington for a county-wide hazmat exercise. In cooperation with Austin Fire and other departments around Lee County, this exercise was staged to help other departments get experience in handling a large scale hazmat event and what procedures are needed to insure that the elements required to keep the public […]

Pathfinders Outdoors Helps Vets Cope



Recently an episode from the series Pathfinders Outdoors, which is aired on Huntchannel.tv, was filmed on CR 316 on the Richard Beasley property. Pathfinders Outdoors is a 501(c)3 organization that helps veterans, most of whom have Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD). Founder Buddy Lee knows the problems many vets face when returning from deployment as he too is a veteran. […]

Veterans Day Program



Lexington High School will host its annual Veterans Day program this Friday, November 11, at 10 a.m. at Eagle Stadium. It will be moved to the gym if inclement weather is experienced. Everyone is invited to attend.

High Speed Chase Exceeds 100 mph



A high speed chase that exceeded 100 mph kept a former Lexington High School graduate busy for a short period of time during the early morning hours of November 1. Johnathan Richardson, formerly of Lexington and currently working with the Giddings Police Department, attempted to make a traffic stop in the 1900 block of West Austin Street at about 2:40 […]

Eagles Play Brazos in Bi-District



by Mike Organ Lexington will play Wallis Brazos in Brenham Friday night at 7:30 in the Bi-District round of the 3A-DII state playoffs. Brazos is 5-5 for the season, finishing fourth in District 14-3A-DII. The only common opponent the two teams have is Weimar. Weimar defeated Brazos 32- 13 in the first game of the season. Lexington defeated Weimar 60-26 […]

Fatality on Hwy 290



On Sunday, November 6, DPS Officers Richard Krenek and Robert Gulash responded to a call to assist DPS Officer Andrew Barry on a two vehicle accident on Hwy. 290 by the RV dealership. The callers stated that one of the passengers looked to be unconscious. Upon arriving on scene, DPS officers determined that one passenger was deceased and Justice of […]

Community Calendar



Wednesday, November 9, 2016Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time – Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. – 6 p.m.Hospice Brazos Valley – Pot luck Dinner – Menand Women Who Have Lost a Spouse – 6:00 – 8:00pm979-277-9525 Thursday, November 10, 2016Order of Eastern Star Breakfast – LexingtonMasonic Lodge 7:30-10:00Lexington Log […]

City of Lexington Regular Meeting Agenda



The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda: 1. Call meeting to order and welcome guest. 2. Citizen input. 3. Discuss and possible action to approve the minutes for the meeting of October 12th, 2016. 4. Discuss and possible […]

Amnesty for Library Fines

November 2, 2016 – November 21, 2016 (FOOD FOR FINES)

The Giddings Public Library invites anyone with outstanding library fines to deliver nonperishable food items to the library during regular business hours and leave the library with a cleared account (up to $100 in fines). Court cases, non-returned items, or lost items are not eligible for the amnesty event. This “food for fines” event will serve two purposes; one – […]