January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Funny Money

On Monday, January 9, Deputy Ledenbach with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office went to First National Bank to drop off a deposit for an inmate who was in the jail. More...

Burglary Investigation

On Wednesday, January 11, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Ray Washington property located on CR 444 in Lexington. Deputies Holloway and Jessup responded after Washington reported that some items were taken from his home. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 9, 2017 A caller requested to speak to an officer regarding someone slandering his name on a social media site. Deputy Ledenbach took the information, but a report was not necessary at this time. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 9, 2017   Officer Walton responded to a tractor rollover in the 1800 block of FM 696W.  More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Giddings Public Library has a good assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. More...

Chef's Corner

Three Herb Chicken and Mushrooms

The new year is here and it’s time to start planning new ideas for easy and healthy menus. We are hearty eaters at our house and we enjoy a variety of foods. I will share some of these with you over the weeks to come.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send us your Brag Picture!! Grandma’s Brag Column is FREE!   More...

School

LISD's Week in Review

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Teacher of the Month

Lexington High School Teacher of the Month for January: Shannon Arentz. She is recognized by the Lexington chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ella Frances Coleman

Ella F. Coleman, 78 years of life, entered into rest on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at her home surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 14, at Church of Christ in Dime Box, Tx. More...

Erna Hedwig Patschke

Funeral services for Erna Patschke, 100, of Fedor, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Patricia Ruth Story

Funeral services for Patricia Story, 73, of Lexington, Texas, were held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating.  More...

Dime Box Resident Suffers Fatal Burns

Dennis Jurchak, 83 of Dime Box, suffered burns to over 60 percent of his body last Friday afternoon after trying to put out a fire that destroyed 20 to 25 acres of pasture on CR 441. More...

Beloved Icon Passes

Funeral services for Erna Patschke, of Fedor, were held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. More...

Fiery Accident

Last Saturday, sometime after 6 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman who said she heard a loud crash and saw a vehicle on fire on FM 180 at CR 132 in Ledbetter. More...

General Stories

Lone Star Varmint Tourney

The Lexington Lone Star Varmint Tournament is coming up on the 28th of January. The tournament will be, as always, a 24 hr calling contest for varmints. More...

Photo

Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer (far right) and one of his deputies are seen at a special car simulator that was part of a driving class taught at the Sheriff’s Department last week. More...

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Preparing for the arrival of guests at the Soup and Bread Lunch fundraiser for Backpack Buddies in Lexington were (left to right) Stephanie Milburn, Monica Eberz, Cathy Richter and Ky Walker. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30-11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Pray I Would Be Fearless

Jose was in his late fifties, suffering from cancer. He’d gone from working in his garden to piloting a scooter to being bedbound in a span of six months.  “It’s like I got hit by a train,” he said one day. More...

New Cancer Support Group in Lexington

Wanting to bring hope to the Lexington community for people and families dealing with cancer, Brandy Warren, Cheryl McGary and Jen Coleman have started Lexington Cancer Care Ministries (LCCM). More...

GriefShare

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Giddings is sponsoring a 14-week grief recovery program called GriefShare for anyone grieving the death of a loved one. More...

Sports

Eagles Have a Sweet Win

Lexington defeated Academy 42-34 Friday night to raise their District 20-3A record to 4-1. The Eagles have games with Jarrell and Hearne left in the first round of District play. More...

Eagles Wrangle Rockdale in OT

by Mike Organ  More...

Lady Eagles Stung By Queens

Lexington’s Lady Eagles ran into the state ranked Academy Lady Bees Friday night. Lexington got stung by the Queens 62-20. More...

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