December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

District Court

The 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County saw the sentencing of 15 people over the past three weeks, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett and the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

Christmas Light Contest

Lexington’s Garden Club is announcing their annual “best decorated yard” contest for Christmas 2016. More...

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Meadow Stanley, a student at Lexington Elementary School, poses on a fighter jet while she and the rest of the 5th grade students enjoyed a field trip to Camp Mabry in Austin. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

November 28, 2016   A caller reported that a man on the road on FM 141 in Dime Box again. He was trying to flag cars down. Deputy Nurse located the subject and spoke to his family members.  More...

Lexington Police Report

November 28, 2016   Officer Walton responded to a crash in the side parking at the Fresh Doughnut Shop. A blue form was issued.  Officer Walton responded to a residential burglar alarm at 924 N. Rockdale. 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

Chafing Dish Meatballs

This is one of my favorite appetizers that is a must when our children come for the Holidays.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

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

School

Superintendent’s Corner

What a ride! Our Lexington Eagle football team had an unbelievable season come to an end last Friday night in the state quarterfinal round. It was a privilege and an honor to watch our young men compete week after week in the 2016 season. More...

LMS Principal for the Day

K.D. Coleman served as the inaugural Principal for the Day at LMS for Friday, December 2, 2016. More...

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Lexington High School Teacher of the Month for December: JeanneAnne Hengst. She is recognized by the Lexington chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alta Lea Simmons

Funeral services for Alta Simmons, 82, of Lexington were held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tom Long officiating.  More...

LaVaughn Beasley

LaVaughn Beasley, 85 of Rockdale, formerly of Caldwell and Giddings, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Cameron. More...

Willie L. D. Spacek

Willie L. D. Spacek, 82, of Deanville passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at CHI Burleson St. Joseph Manor in Caldwell. Mass of the Christian Burial was held Saturday, December 3 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Dime Box with Rev. More...

Small Crowd Still Enjoyed the Show

A small crowd of about 50 people was all that braved the weather last Saturday night, going to the Leixngton Log Cabins for the Annual Pioneer Festival of Lights, brought by the Log Cabins, Round Top State Bank, the Ministerial Alliance and the Rotar More...

Pam Cox Resigns

Pam Cox has submitted her resignation as the Lexington City Secretary, effective March 3, 2017. More...

Prescribed Burn Seminar Scheduled

A Prescribed Burn Seminar will be held on Thursday, December 15, at the Extension office in Giddings from 8:30 am until 12:30. The cost is $15, which will include breakfast and coffee. Three CEU hours will be offered. Registration opens at 8:00 am. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Liberals are now pushing a very inflammatory argument which has no basis in science or logic. They are pointing out the number of anti-Muslim, anti-Immigrant, and anti- Gay incidents which have taken place since Mr. More...

Crafty Christmas this Saturday

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce will host their Crafty Christmas on Saturday, December 10 at the Holy Family Catholic Church from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Logan Perry Selected as Delegate to National 4H Congress

Lee County 4-H member, Logan Perry, was selected as a Texas delegate to the National 4-H Congress held the last week in November in Atlanta, Georgia. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Bldg.6 p.m. Hospice Brazos Valley - Pot luck Din More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Well Done!”

Mack lived a hard life early. He grew up in a volatile home led by alcoholic parents. He learned to fight almost as soon as he could walk. Anger was his main emotion.  More...

Just a Thought.......

Stop! Before you turn on that Christmas music to get in the mood, I have a suggestion. Well, it’s “just a thought” but it might be helpful. Start Christmas this year with some important quiet time. Go somewhere by yourself. More...

Sports

Eagles Pinned by Boling 34-29

In a game that started out much like Lexington’s game with East Bernard except with the roles reversed, Boling topped he Eagles 34-29 in the Region IV championship game. Lexington took a 14-0 lead, Boling came back to tie the game. More...

Eagles Earn Honors

Nic Dillon was chosen as the District 13-3A-DII most valuable player in recent voting by district coaches. Walker Hess was chosen the Offensive MVP and Ja’Kobe Cooper was honored as Offensive Newcomer of the Year. More...

Lady Eagles @ Lexington Tourney

Lexington Captures Third

The Lady Eagles opened the tourney with a 49-15 win over Burton. Madison Stefek led the way with 13 points. The Lady Eagles were in command from the start and extended their lead throughout the game. More...

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